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1 hr ago | The Nation

Pakistan Railways to run two new passenger trains

Lahore- Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said two new passenger trains will be run from next month to facilitate the travellers. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, he said the trains include Musa-Pak Express, which will run between Lahore and Multan and Mehran Express between Karachi and Mirpur Khas.


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5 hrs ago | Outlook

Passengers Boo Malik, PML-N Lawmaker Off PIA Flight Over Delay

Angry passengers on board a PIA flight stopped former interior minister Rehman Malik and a Hindu lawmaker of the ruling PML-N from boarding the plane, accusing them of causing over two hours of delay. The Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-370 from Karachi was delayed by two and a half hours yesterday as it kept waiting for the arrival of Pakistan People's Party senator Malik and National Assembly member Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani.


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9 hrs ago | The Times of India

Hafiz Saeed free to roam in Pakistan, envoy Basit says

NEW DELHI: India on Monday slammed Islamabad for not doing enough to bring Hafiz Saeed to justice after Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit said the JuD chief was free to roam around in his country as there was no case against him. In its reaction, MEA described Saeed as an "evil mastermind" of the Mumbai attacks, who remained free only because he was living in Pakistan.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Pakistan: Polio team attacked in Balochistan, Levies man killed

QUETTA: The first day of a fresh polio vaccination campaign in Balochistan saw a Levies man killed as armed men attacked a polio team in the Pishin district on Monday, officials said. A Levies official who requested anonymity told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a polio team in Pishin's Karbala area and killed a Levies man.


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Deadly flooding in India and Pakistan | Photos | The Big Picture |

Hundreds of people have died from the worst flooding in years in India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people are left homeless, with some still stranded in submerged homes.


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Daily Times

Dictatorships as covert attacks on Pakistan's survival: Bilawal : September 15, 2014,

KARACHI Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that dictatorships were in fact covert attacks on the survival of Pakistan, fully devoted to following its founder's mission and shine in future as a model democratic Muslim nation. According to a statement here on Monday, in his message on the occasion of International Day of Democracy, Bilawal said that Egyptian or Bangladeshi models were the perils roaming the minds of those who lack foresights.


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Pakistan govt posed 'enormous challenge' amid floods, political crisis

Pakistan's government has been posed an unprecedented challenge. While huge crowds of demonstrators call for the overthrow of PM Sharif, hundreds of thousands more of flood victims are relying on him to deliver them the help they need to survive.


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DNA India

Imran Khan most favoured politician among students in Pakistan

Pakistan 's Gujranwala, Sargodha and Bahawalpur Board position holders said in an interview that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan is a popular leader but refrained from supporting his sit-in protests that is affecting the country's economy, security as well as education. According to The Nation, ten students were interviewed whereby four students said that Imran Khan was the most famous leader.

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Weekday Magazine

Militants Kill Three People In Attacks Against Pakistani Police

In Tahll, a city near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, one police officer was killed when six militants attacked a police station. Further south, in the city of Dera Ismail Khan, militants attacked the home of a police station chief, killing two of his brothers.


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Big News

Pakistan Rejects Afghan Criticism of 480-kilometer Border Trench

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Independent

At least 17 drowned after boat carrying wedding party hits flood debris in Pakistan

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies At least 17 people were killed in Pakistan after a boat carrying a wedding party hit debris from a dyke that has been blown up to save a town from severe flooding.


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The China Post

Militant attack on army fort kills three in northwest Pakistan

Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said. The midnight attack took place in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan tribal district on the Afghan border, where the military launched a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents in June.


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ABC News

Pakistan Flood Sinks Boat Carrying Wedding Party

Members of an Islamic charity group Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation, load relief goods on to a truck going to flood affected areas, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.


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News9 Oklahoma City

Pakistan flood sinks boat carrying wedding party

13, 2014. . A Kashmiri carries items salvaged from his damaged house and he walks on a ladder to reach his neighbor's house in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Sept.

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Talks in Pakistan halted after arrests

Pakistani police apprehend opposition leaders Saturday who were trying to block a prison van full of anti-government activists in Islamabad. Pakistani police arrested anti-government protesters in what activists said was an effort to crack down on weeks-long sit-ins in the capital, while the government said police only apprehended suspects in a recent attack on state-run TV.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014


Pakistan Diverts Rivers to Save Cities from Floods

Military specialists blew up dikes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed hundreds of people, authorities said Saturday, as officials stepped up efforts in India's part of Kashmir to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases there. In Pakistan, the breaches at the overflowing Chenab River were performed overnight as floodwaters reached Multan, a city famous for its Sufi saints.

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Scores of Villages Swamped by Floods in Central Pakistan

Islamabad, Dhu-AlQa'dah 18, 1435, Sep 13, 2014, SPA - Authorities were struggling Saturday to rescue thousands of people stranded by floods in more than 100 villages in central Pakistan, dpa quoted officials as saying.


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Big News

Delhi Exhibition Fosters India-Pakistan Trade Ties

Indian and Pakistani business owners this week descended on an exhibition in New Delhi aimed at improving trade linkages between the countries. In 2011, when India and Pakistan resumed a bilateral discourse, commerce was billed as a key confidence-building measure to reducing distrust and lowering barriers.

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Brandon Sun

Pakistan police arrest anti-government activists amid lingering political turmoil

Women supporters Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri offer Friday prayers camping outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 12, 2014.


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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Death toll climbs in India, Pakistan floods

Najeeb, 60, woke to warnings that a flood was imminent in the Gogjibagh locality of Srinagar, Kashmir, where she and her husband live. Residents were advised to leave and move to safer areas.


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