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  1. Benazir Bhutto's son hopes to breathe new life into his family's partyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    'We don't give in to fear': can Benazir Bhutto's son breathe new life into his family's ailing party? Analysts say he faces an uphill battle in 2018, with cricketer-turned-opposition stalwart Imran Khan on the ascent and the ruling party of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif clawing at support A decade after Pakistan's first female leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated, her son Bilawal is striving to reclaim his mother's mantle, the latest act in a Shakespearean saga of tragedy and power. But reviving the wilted fortunes of his family's political dynasty ahead of a general election due next year will be a tough ask for the Oxford-educated scion, who at 29 years old has never held political office.

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  2. Bilawal takes notice of mishandling growers' protestRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has taken serious notice of mishandling a protest of growers outside the Bilawal House in Karachi the other day and said that the use of violence should be averted while dealing with political protests. In a statement, the PPP chairman pointed out that it was a sheer negligence of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government for not tackling the issue of piling up surplus sugar stock in country go-downs, which had eventually generated uncertainty and unrest among sugarcane growers.

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  3. Jinnah and the minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    "Democracy, equality, freedom on the highest sense of integrity and on the basis of fairplay and justice for everyone. Let us make the constitution of Pakistan."

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  4. Pakistani cricket stars vs film celebrities - who won the friendly cricket match?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    Some of the most top-notch celebrities from the film and TV industry participated. The participants included Mikaal Zulfiqar, Danish Taimoor, Fahad Mustafa, Farhan Ali Agha and Ali Kazmi KARACHI: Claiming to be one of its kind in Pakistan, the Legends' Cup by AJ Sports, was a friendly cricket match between TV and film celebrities versus Pakistani cricketers, held at the Moin Khan Academy on Monday.

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  5. Chhota Shakeel splits with Dawood: IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    The IB sources said Pakistan's ISI is trying to broker peace between Dawood and Shakeel as it fears the break-up would hit its anti-India activities. ISI succeeded in carrying out the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai with the help of the Dawood gang, and Shakeel is one of the key accused in the case.

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  6. PTI Minority Wing for implementation of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pakistan Christian Post

    HYDERABAD: December 12, 2017. Sindh Minority wing of Pakistan Tehrik Insaf has expressed concern that though Sindh assembly has passed a legislation against forced conversion of minority girls but same has not been implemented since long.

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  7. 'We Believed Our Cleric': Pakistani Polio Victim's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    ... stands guard as a health worker administers the polio vaccine to a child during a vaccination campaign in Karachi, Pakistan, in April. More than 80 polio vaccination team workers in Pakistan since a massive polio eradication effort was launched in ...

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  8. Pakistan rupee slides in effective devaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    Pakistan's rupee slumped to a near four-year low against the U.S. dollar Tuesday, the latest move downward in an effective devaluation of the currency that had been kept steady against the greenback for much of the past two years. The rupee's slide began Friday and continued after Pakistan's central bank signaled a drop in its value would help the country's economic growth.

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  9. Work on 3 CPEC projects halted pending China's approval: Pak ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Chinese side was reviewing the financial mechanism of these projects and work on them would restart after receiving approval from Beijing: Minister CPEC was launched in 2015 when President Xi Jinping visited Pakistan and it now envisages investment of over $50 billion in different projects of development in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: China has halted the release of funds for three key projects under the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor till Beijing revised its financial mechanism, said a media report on Tuesday quoting minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal.

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  10. Girl, 7, has hernia the size of a cricket ball on her stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro UK News

    The seven-year-old from Pakistan, is said to be hiding away in her home as her clothing no longer fits, and others in her neighbourhood 'make fun of her'. A little girl is in desperate need of surgery after developing a hernia - the size of a cricket ball - on her stomach.

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  11. Pakistani girl has hernia bigger than a cricket ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail on Sunday

    Vet friend of Roy Moore admits they visited UNDERAGE Vietnam brothel while Senate-hopeful's wife rubbishes claims they are anti-Semites because their 'attorney is a Jew' at election eve rally Celebrities begin to question motives of mother of bullied Tennessee pupil Keaton Jones as it's revealed MMA fighter invited the boy to a fight but his mother said she 'just wanted money' LaVar Ball sends his sons to play in LITHUANIA after pulling them both out of school in the United States after UCLA-Trump row End chain migration NOW demands Trump after New York's failed terror attacker revealed to be part of large family who all got in thanks to his aunt or uncle Is Mick proof some do have dominant genes? EIGHT children by FIVE women - and they ALL look like daddy.

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  12. Students in Harris County speak 113 languages at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Chron

    Students representing Houston's sister city Karachi, Pakistan, parade on the stage during the opening ceremony for Houston International Festival outside City Hall Friday, April 16, 2010, in Houston. This year's IFest will highlight the islands of the Caribbean.

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  13. Civil society protests against Raza Khan's - disappearance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    LAHORE: A large number of civil society and peace activists held a protest demonstration for raising voice against disappearance of activist Raza Mehmood Khan since December 2. Protesters at the Lahore Press Club demanded the state to find Raza Khan and ensure his safe return. Protest was joined by representatives of People's Solidarity Forum, Awami Workers Party, Institute of Peace and Secular Studies, lawyers, professors, students and people from different walks of life.

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  14. Film festival - Human Rights Through Cinematography' concludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    The festival was co-organised by European Union, the United Nations and the Embassy of Switzerland. Cosmopolitanism, a documentary was also showcased at the concluding ceremony, which marked the conclusion of the film festival.

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  15. KIBF 2017 disappoints visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: The 13th Karachi International Book Fair concluded on Monday in the city. At the five-day exhibition, a wide range of books by renowned national authors and scholars was on display.

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  16. ATM fraud exposes weaknesses in banking system: PBIF chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: President of Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum , President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain has said recent ATM fraud in which hundreds of account holders lost their money has exposed weaknesses in the banking system. The central bank should immediately direct all the banks to upgrade their IT security to international standards to safeguard the money and confidential information of the accountholders, he said.

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  17. Investors asked to cash in on emerging economy of PakistanRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair Monday said that world was witnessing Pakistan as important player in the region with the Chinese mega investment plans, which will integrate country closer to Central Asian countries with a strategic role. He was speaking as a chief guest at the 'United Marine Agency - 16th CEO Summit Asia and Leadership Award Ceremony 2017' and 'Book Launch 100 Performing CEOs, Leaders and Companies of Pakistan 2017' organised by CEO Club Pakistan & CEO Today Magazine with the theme 'Reshaping the Future: Build Greater Pakistan'.

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  18. Overseas Pakistanis remit $8 billion in first 5MFY18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    Karachi: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $8021.18 million in the first five months of FY18, compared with $7919.74 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During November 2017, the inflow of worker's remittances stood at $1576.72 million, which is 4.7% lower than October 2017 and 2.6% lower than November 2016.

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  19. SBP allows exporters to dispatch transport documents to buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: In wake of changing global trade practices and to facilitate exporters, the State Bank of Pakistan has relaxed its foreign exchange regulations allowing exporters to directly dispatch transport documents to buyers abroad against shipments valuing up to $100,000 or equivalent. The authorised dealers have been advised through a circular issued Monday by the SBP.

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  20. NCCPL gives students insight into capital marketRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Times

    Karachi: The National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited has launched a student awareness programme to enlighten young business students with core functionalities and practical information related to the capital market of Pakistan and its associated organisations. The very first programme has been concluded at Karachi University Business School, Center for Executive Education and Research and Institute of Business Administration .

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