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  1. Pakistan appoints new spy chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    Pakistan's army has named a new head of the country's feared spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence . Rizwan Akhtar was promoted from major-general to lieutenant-general to assume the new role and is considered an ally of army chief Gen Raheel Sharif.

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  2. Pakistan appoints new ISI chief, 5 army commandersRead the original story

    13 min ago | Nerve News

    Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar was Monday appointed the new chief of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence in commander-level promotions announced Monday in the country's powerful army.

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  3. Six Major Generals promoted as Lt Generals: DG Ispr : September 22, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Daily Times

    RAWALPINDI The Pakistan Army on Monday promoted six Major Generals to the rank of Lieutenant Generals. The Major Generals who got the three Stars promotions were Maj Gens Rizwan Akhtar, Hilal Hussain, Ghayur Mahmood, Nazir Butt, Navid Mukhtar and Hidayat Ur Rehman.

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  4. Key accused ex-DG Shakil gets bail in Hajj corruption case : September 22, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday approved bail of former director general Hajj affairs Rao Shakeel, a key accused in the infamous Hajj corruption scandal. The SC bench headed by Justice Anwer Zaheer Jamali was hearing the Hajj corruption case.

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  5. DLA Energy overcomes challenges to supply fuel in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... fuel into Afghanistan requires bringing it in one of two ways: via the Northern Distribution Network or through Pakistan, with each route requiring different transportation measures. "The NDN relies on rail tank cars to deliver fuel from refineries ...

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  6. Imran Khan asks ethnic communities to uniteRead the original story

    46 min ago | Big News Network.com

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan during a speech in Karachi has asked the country's ethnic comunities to unite, media reported Monday. Imran Khan said he had come to Karachi to unite its people divided on ethnic lines, the Dawn online reported "We want to make a new Pakistan, to end injustices, where those who commit crimes and are involved in target killings will be taken to task," Imran Khan said.

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  7. PTI's member none contest election against Hashmi: Qureshi : September 22, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said by-elections in constituency NA-149 Multan have been boycotted after party consultation. He said that the PTI was a political party and the decision to boycott by-elections had been taken after due consideration.

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  8. Punjab: Flood relief and rehabilitation work in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : Punjab: Flood relief and rehabilitation work in full swing Lahore- Punjab government plans to give Eid package to the flood affected people of the province. In a statement, Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Dr Ahmed Javed Qazi said the government is already providing three time meals to over 62,000 flood-hit people in 303 relief camps across the province.

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  9. PTI might boycott Javed Hashmi seat in the by-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : PTI might boycott Javed Hashmi seat in the by-election Multan- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has reportedly decided to boycott by-elections in National Assembly constituency, NA-149 Multan II, vacated by its disgruntled president Javed Hashmi. Election Commission of Pakistan has set Oct 16 as the election date.

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  10. President Mamnoon congratulates the new Afghan President-electRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- President Mamnoon Hussain has said Pakistan looks forward to building a strong bilateral relationship with Afghanistan. He said this in his felicitation message to Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his victory in the presidential elections.

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  11. Results disappointing: SODELPARead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fijilive

    ... seeks to increase the r ... Kya Dilli Kya Lahore's producers created the barren Wagah border between India and Pakistan in Fiji for the movie which stars Vijay Raaz. Legendary athlete Milkha Singh's biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was the biggest winner ...

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  12. Maj General Rizwan Akhtar to become the new ISI ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    ... in the past. The new chief will take charge once DG ISI Zaheerul Islam retires from his post. Six Major Generals of Pakistan Army have been promoted to the rank of Lt. Generals. According to ISPR those promoted include Major General Rizwan Akhtar, ...

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  13. Gulzar's 'Ghalib' novelette published in PakistanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Gulzar's novelette 'Ghalib' has been published in Pakistan, which tells the life history of the all-time great poet. The book, which is the script of his unforgettable TV serial starring Naseeruddin Shah, was published in Urdu and Hindi by Rupa Publications in India and earlier this month by the leading publisher of Urdu books in Pakistan, Maktaye Danial, Karachi, Dawn.com reported.

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  14. Pakistan's Army chief halted PM Nawaz's ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Weeks of mounting anti-government protests in Pakistan had been enough to convince five of the powerful army's 11 Corps Commanders that it was time for them to step in and force embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign. According to a minister close to military circles, top generals met in the garrison city of Rawalpindi at the end of August as demonstrations raged in nearby Islamabad.

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  15. Pakistan appoints ally of army chief to head intelligence agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek , carries a child as he listens to a speech outside the parliament house in the Red Zone during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 21, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has appointed Rizwan Akhtar, considered a close ally of its army chief, to head the country's most powerful intelligence agency, the military's press wing said Monday.

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  16. Pakistan Sunni cleric to be buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... next to it. Ahle Sunnat Wal used to be known as Sipah-e-Sahaba, an extremist organisation whose goal was to convert Pakistan into a "pure" Sunni state and which was outlawed in 2002. Clashes erupted in Rawalpindi last year when a Shia procession ...

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  17. Christians who wear cross cannot buy food in Pakistan, demand separate provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    One of the main leaders of Pakistani Christians in the United States has demanded a a separate province for Christians in the Punjab to end what he called political slavery of Christians in Pakistan . Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress , in a statement Saturday said formation of separate Christian province was demanded by his party nearly a quarter century ago at a press conference in Karachi.

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  18. Urdu Short Stories: An idea of the modern trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... of Bibijan who, while playing the role of a maid servant, also becomes a go-between the two families living in Pakistan. She is so lively, talkative, resourceful and sweet that she appears to win every one's heart she meets. In fact as a link ...

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  19. Pakistan appoints Rizwan Akhtar next ISI chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has appointed Rizwan Akhtar, considered a close ally of the army chief, to head the country's powerful intelligence agency, the military's press wing said on Monday. The head of the Inter-Services Intelligence spy agency occupies one of the most important posts in Pakistan, at the intersection of domestic politics, the war on militancy and Pakistan's foreign relations.

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  20. Champions League Twenty20 : Kolkata Knight Riders edge Lahore in thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Gautam Gambhir plays a shot during the CLT20 match against Lahore Lions, in Hyderabad on Sunday. Photo - PTI Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders notched their second consecutive win with a four-wicket victory over Lahore Lions in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, here Sunday.

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