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  1. To protect Chinese investment, Pakistan military leaves little to chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A heavy police presence, guarded convoys, new checkpoints and troop reinforcements have turned parts of the southern port city of Gwadar into a fortress, as Pakistan's powerful military seeks to protect billions of dollars of Chinese investment. A soldier mans a gun at a check post of a construction site on the outskirts of Gwadar, Pakistan January 26, 2016.

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  2. To protect Chinese investment, Pakistan military leaves little to chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    A soldier mans a gun at a check post of a construction site on the outskirts of Gwadar, Pakistan January 26, 2016. A general view of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea in this March 19, 2007 file photo.

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  3. J&K Govt formation: To BJP or not to BJP, the ifs and butsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... refused to fulfil this commitment, many PDP leaders felt betrayed." The agenda of alliance included dialogue with Pakistan, but PM Narendra Modi's moves towards friendship with Pakistan were was stalled by the Pathankot attack. In a speech in ...

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  4. South Asian Games in Guwahati: Chandigarh swimmer wins first medal in international competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ALMOST A year after she won the silver medal in the women's 100 M breaststroke event in the National Games in Kerala, Chandigarh swimmer Chahat Arora claimed her first medal in an international competition by winning the bronze medal in the women's 100 M breaststroke event in the South Asian Games in Guwahati on Sunday. The 18-year-old swimmer returned with a timing of one minute and 18.77 seconds while Pakistan's Lianna Elizabeth Swan won the silver medal with a timing of one minute and 18.58 seconds and Bangladesh's Mahfuza Khatun won the gold medal with a timing of one minute and 17.86 seconds.

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  5. Peshawar Zalmi outplay Lahore Qalandars by nine wicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi outplayed Lahore Qalandars by nine wickets in the fifth match of the inaugural Pakistan Super League at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday night. Opener Tamim Iqbal scored his second consecutive fifty for Peshawar with his partner Mohammad Hafeez supporting him with a 37-ball 43 runs knock.

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  6. Islamabad United score thrilling victory against Karachi KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    DUBAI: Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal claimed three wickets as Islamabad United scored a three-run thrilling victory against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League at Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a modest total of 133, Karachi were all out for 130.

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  7. Even basic toilet access is a distant dream : City's slums deprived of proper sanitation systemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... level challenges such as total sanitation and the bringing an end to diseases like polio, which is only found in Pakistan now. "The absence of proper sanitation system, dumping of garbage and human faeces could cause many viral diseases including ...

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  8. USEFP offers Fulbright Awards 2017 for Masters, PhD programmes : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan has offered Fulbright Awards 2017 for Master's and PhD programmes for Pakistani citizens with strong academic background and committed to serving in country. All disciplines are eligible except clinical medicine and applicants are especially encouraged in the sectors of energy, water, agricultural, health and education, said a document of USEFP.

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  9. PIA flight operation resumes partially; 725 Umrah pilgrims back from...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... meet international security standards g Committee begins probe into shooting incident ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Eight Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights departed from and landed at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) on ...

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  10. NCSW tabled 20 laws in last three years' : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... but could not be presented to the Senate. Furthermore, the 'Christian Marriage and Divorce (Amendment) Bills', 'Pakistan Registration of Hindu Marriage Bill', 'Provincial Commission on the Status of Women Balochistan, (Criminal Law (Amendment) Act ...

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  11. Message of Islam' conference on 10th : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ulema Council will organise "Message of Islam Conference" on Wednesday, February 10 with the aim to highlight the religion's true message of love and peace. Speaking at press conference on Sunday, PUC Chairman Maulana Muhammad Ashrafi said main objective of organising the conference was to counter propaganda and wrong interpretation of Islam by the extremists and terrorists.

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  12. Imran presents five-point charter of demands to govt : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    DERA MURAD JAMALI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday presented a five-point charter of demands to PML-N government, threatening to launch a country-wide protest if ruling party failed to meet the demands. The PTI chief urged the government to reduce petroleum prices, eliminate taxes on gas and power supply, improve management of national institutions and pay salaries to employees of Pakistan Steel Mills.

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  13. Army seeks funds for new security division : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army has sought additional funds from the Finance Ministry to raise a new security division and an additional 28 security battalions, it emerged on Sunday. A statement released by the Ministry of Finance said senior officials from the army had a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at his ministry in Islamabad, where the demand for "financing and the release of funds" was made by the military officials.

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  14. Analyst terms Pakistan's efforts for Afghan peace talks positive : February 08, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Senior analyst Dr Farhat Haq has said that quadrilateral process has a positive impact on bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Talking to Radio Pakistan he said that the military to military level cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan would enhance intelligence sharing and ultimately it would be helpful in the eradication of terrorism.

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  15. Over 80,936 varsity students benefit under PM's Fee Reimbursement SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... students are enrolled in public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Masters, MS and MPhil and anywhere in Pakistan for PhD. The distribution of these students included 3,550 students for Masters, 1,353 students for MS and MPhil and 222 ...

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  16. Karachi Literature Festival concludes : Speakers pay glowing tributes to Intizar Hussain at 7th KLFRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... The discerning Pakistani voice was being heard in the halls of KLF, which provided moments of self-recognition for Pakistan. "There were, however, last minute disappointments as in the case of Nandita Das, Anupam Kher, and Rakhshanda Jalil, who were ...

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  17. SMEDA asked to resolve issues of SMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... due to poor logistics the rice industry remains behind our neighbouring country India which is competing with Pakistan. One important point which needs to be seriously looked into by the Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) is the sub ...

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  18. Pakistan Railways chugging its way back to prosperityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The induction of new locomotives, renovation and refurbishing of out-of-order engines and launching of cargo trains has revolutionised the Pakistan Railways . Official sources in the Ministry of Railways told APP that decades of mismanagement, bad governance, corruption and lack of commitment had ruined railways.

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  19. At least 10 killed, 40 injured during suicide blast in SW PakistanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    QUETTA, Feb. 6, 2016 -- Photo taken on Feb. 6, 2016 shows a damaged army truck at the suicide attack site in Quetta, southwest Pakistan . At least 10 people were killed and 40 others injured as a suicide blast hit a security forces' convoy in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta on Saturday afternoon, said local officials.

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  20. Quetta Gladiators maintain winning streak with thrilling winRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cricket World

    Quetta Gladiators 139-7 beat Peshawar Zalmi 135-7 by three wickets Seventh match, Pakistan Super League, Dubai Scorecard Quetta Gladiators held their nerve to chase down 136 in the penultimate delivery with three wickets in hand against Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai to register their third consecutive win in the Pakistan Super League . After inserting Peshawar Zalmi into bat first, Mohammad Nawaz struck twice in the fifth over to dismiss Tamim Iqbal and Mohammad Hafeez .

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