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Govt put country on path of economic growth: Dastgir

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Saturday said the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had put the country on the path of rapid economic growth and prosperity. He said “In 2013, the country was facing terrorism, load- shedding and economic instability, but today the situation is better due ...

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CM condoles death of Sheikh Muhammad Arshad

 LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Saturday expressed a deep sense of grief and sorrow over the death of renowned industrialist and former president Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI), Sheikh Muhammad Arshad. In a condolence message issued here, he expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed ...

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IGP Sindh reviews Eid security plan

KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, A.D. Khawaja Saturday reviewed the Eid ul Fitr security plan by the Karachi police. A police spokesman said that the IGP also issued directives that foolproof security arrangements be made on the occasion. The IGP instructed that before the Namaz-e-Eid the process of ...

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NAB to establish academy on Malaysian anti-corruption pattern

  ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that NAB plans to establish its own Training Academy here on the pattern of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy on modern lines. In a statement issued on Saturday, he said NAB accords high priority to training of its investigation officers and ...

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Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

BIRMINGHAM: Petra Kvitova took a big step forwards to convincing herself that she can make a full recovery when she reached the final of the Aegon Classic by outplaying her exhausted friend and Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova. The twice former Wimbledon champion showed few signs of the appalling knife injuries ...

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Strict vigilance be ensured on Pak, Afghan crossing points

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Saturday directed the officials to strictly monitor the crossing points at Pak-Afghan borders to stop terrorists from entering into the country from across the border. Talking to Chief of General Staff, Lt. General Bilal Akbar on phone, the minister said that whenever ...

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China strongly condemns terrorist attacks

BEIJING: Strongly condemning terrorist attack and opposing all forms of terrorism, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Saturday assured that China would always stand behind Pakistan in its fight against terrorism and its efforts for stability of the country and security of its people “We will always stand behind the Pakistani ...

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Bilour grieves over loss of lives in terror incidents

PESHAWAR: Parliamentary Leader of Awami National Party, Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has expressed grief and sorrow over loss of precious lives in terror incidents at Parachinar, Quetta and Karachi and prayed for the eternal peace of departed souls. In a statement issued from Bilour House here Saturday, he expressed profound ...

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Indian police taunts Bumrah for no-ball against Zaman

Jaipur traffic police from the Indian state of Rajasthan took a dig at fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah for bowling no-ball to Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman in the ICC Champions Trophy final, which eventually led to India humiliating 180-run defeat against the arch-rivals. The traffic police installed a billboard reading: “Don’t cross ...

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Food group imports rises 15.96pc in 11 months

ISLAMABAD: The import of food products in to the country increased by 15.96 per cent during the period July-May (2016-17) as compared to same period of last year. During the period under review, the food group imports were recorded at US $5.650 billion while during the corresponding period of last ...

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