Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Ministry passes resolution against shifting of NARCRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... Federal Minister for Food Security and Research Sikander Hayat Khan Bosan presided over the special meeting of the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) board of governors. The meeting was convened to discuss the issue of conversion of the ...

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  2. Making western alignment of CPEC operational govt's top priority'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has reiterated that making operational the western alignment of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by December 2016 is the first and foremost priority of the government. He said that Balochistan would be ...

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  3. KP re-polling on July 4 amid strict securityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General Nasir Khan Durrani presided a high level meeting of the regional and district police officers at the Central Police Office to discuss the security plans for re-polling in the local government elections in the province. The meeting was attended by the additional IGs of headquarter, special branch and operations, the DIGs of counter terrorism department, headquarters and operations, all the regional police officers and district police officers .

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  4. Clashes break out at Pak-Afghan border : July 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... fighting near the border town of Angoor Adda, Afghan Ministry of Interior spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said in Kabul. Pakistan said two troops were injured and none were killed. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has tried to improve relations with his ...

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  5. PARC censures CDA's housing society planRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... current location have no sound grounds and even master plan of capital city is against such move ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) on Wednesday condemned and opposed the summary moved by the Capital Development Authority ...

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  6. Zaid Hamid sentenced: Anchor gets 8 years, 1,000 lashes for slandering Saudi govRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... by a Saudi court to eight years in a prison camp, and to endure 1,000 lashes. Writes The Express Tribune out of Pakistan: "Hamid was arrested during a private visit to the Kingdom with his wife. He was apparently taken into custody after making ...

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  7. Pakistani noodles factory seen during RamadanRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    A man checks the quality of dried noodles at a local factory in eastern Pakistan's Lahore on July 1, 2015. Many Pakistani people buy noodles for an early morning meal before they start fasting during the Muslims fasting month of Ramadan.

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  8. As Karachi Succumbs to a Record-Breaking Heatwave, Social Media to the RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

    ... at 114 F on the second day of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, when public eating and drinking is outlawed in Pakistan, there was also a power grid failure , making the the city's poorest even more susceptible to illness as a result of the ...

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  9. General Debate 2 July 2015Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Kiwiblog

    ... two months; the Pakistani government announced on Wednesday that the death toll from the brutal June heat wave in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, had hit 1,250. According to statistics from EM-DAT, the International Disaster Database, this makes ...

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  10. PPP under HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    The nation is in the middle of tragedy a tragedy amplified by an inept and corrupt provincial government. More than a thousand people have died because of a severe heat wave that engulfed Pakistan's largest port and coastal city and while mortuaries were overflowed with victims, the Chief Minister decided to host an Iftar party, until someone sensible told him not to do so.

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  11. Evolving rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Supreme Court of the United States' ruling on same-sex marriage for all US states has triggered much needed debate in Pakistan. For decades the country has been toeing the Saudi-Iran line on homosexuality: that the phenomenon doesn't exist in Islamic realms and the exception to the rule is a physiological disease at best or a Zionist conspiracy at worst.

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  12. Saving The ConventsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    The sisters of Jesus and Mary first arrived from France in the South Asian subcontinent in 1842, opening their first school in Agra. The Pakistani section of the Congregation came into existence in 1955, eight years after Pakistan's independence on 14 August 1947.

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  13. US urges Pakistan, India to work 'bilaterally' to lessen tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    The United States wants India and Pakistan to work "bilaterally" to resolve some of their differences so as to ease tensions between them, a State Department spokesman has said. "I think our position hasn't changed, that we want tensions between India and Pakistan to be reduced," spokesman John Kirby told reporters at the daily press briefing on Tuesday.

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  14. Nawaz urges accountability over heat deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... hour of grief. He said casualties at this much scale because of simmering heat was unprecedented in the history of Pakistan but urged the authorities concerned to hold accountable those whose irresponsible conduct contributed to magnifying the ...

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  15. Despite differences, Pakistan keen to work with Afghan PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... feeling frustrated," the official said. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was quoted as saying earlier this week that Pakistan has waged an 'undeclared war' against Afghanistan for the last 14 years. Mr Ghani has also recently written a letter to the ...

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  16. Pak, Afghan forces in deadly border clashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... the statement added. The border clash also left one Afghan security personnel dead, officials in Kabul said. Pakistan military spokesman Major-General Asim Bajwa told VoA its soldiers were engaged in a construction activity at the Angoor Adda border ...

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  17. Qaeda Pakistan chief killed in Kala Shah Kaku raidRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    Al-Qaeda head in Pakistan was killed in Kala Shah Kaku operation by the law enforcement agencies on Sunday. Punjab Home Minister Col Shujakhanzada, addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, said Qaeda head Abdali blasted the suicide jacket he was wearing during the operation carried out late Sunday night by security forces on a militant hideout, 20 kilometres away from the central Lahore.

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  18. Many non-verified SIM cards still workingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... forced the SIM re-verification drive, under the National Action Plan. At the start of this year, according to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), there were 103 million SIM cards in Pakistan. The mobile operators were given 90 days time to ...

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  19. Big blow to PPP as Okara fort falls to PTIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    In a major setback for Pakistan People's Party , two of its stalwarts from central Punjab Wednesday joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf , following a meeting with chairman Imran Khan. Former state minister for information and incumbent PPP information secretary Syed Samsam Ali Shah Bokhari and former provincial minister of labour and manpower and PPP Punjab Labour Wing president Ashraf Sohna announced their joining in a ceremony at Khan's Bani Gala residence.

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  20. Gunmen kill three Punjabi welders in QuettaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... their fifth insurgency against the state in 2004, with hundreds of soldiers and militants killed in the fighting. Pakistan accuses neighbouring India of funding and arming the rebels. The desperately poor province is also riven by sectarian strife ...

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