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 2020-10-20 01:43 

Daily Times

KSE-100 shows strength against odds...

Pakistan Stock Exchange witnessed a range bound session on the first trading day of the as benchmark Kse-100 index closed at 40,340.17 index level after gaining 176.15 points by the session's closing. On Monday, the index began the decent ascension ri...

 2020-10-20 01:43 

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ECC forms committee to decide minimum support price of wheat...

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet Monday constituted a committee to thoroughly evaluate the proposal for the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat for the 2020-21 crops. The committee, which met here under the chairpe...

 2020-10-20 01:42 

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Gripen maker Saab eyes high risk as shares plunge in Q3...

Shares in Swedish defence company Saab slid more than 10% on Monday after it posted falling third-quarter profits and said it saw increased risks due to the coronavirus pandemic. The maker of the Gripen fighter jet said the slow economic recovery from the...

 2020-10-20 01:42 

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Europe's Central Bank fears economic recovery might 'lose momentum'...

The head of the European Central Bank says the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic "risks losing momentum" due to the second wave of infections. Speaking in an interview with the French newspaper Le Monde that was published on the ECB&...

 2020-10-20 01:41 

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Small Chilean businesses flourish like never before amid pandemic...

Chilean Pedro Campos hatched a plan to bake and sell homemade sourdough bread to neighbours after riots in Santiago last year shuttered the restaurant where he worked and the coronavirus pandemic left many shops closed. Business is now booming. Campos is ...

 2020-10-20 01:40 

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Olive cultivation gains momentum, harvest climbs to 11,000 tons...

The olive cultivation in the country has been gaining momentum as local output during the current season is projected to cross 11,000 tons, showing a significant development towards reducing reliance on the imported edible oil as well as to exploit the ex...

 2020-10-20 01:40 

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Traders demand compensation for Hafeez Centre inferno losses...

Chairman Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF), Mian Nauman Kabir has expressed his deep concern over the huge financial losses caused by the Hafeez Center inferno in provincial metropolis, urging the government to formulate a strategy ...

 2020-10-20 01:39 

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Exports of leather goods increase by 10.83%...

Leather manufactures exports during First three months of current fiscal year grew by 10.83 per cent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-September, Leather Manufactures worth US $ 145,733 thousa...

 2020-10-20 01:39 

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FAO, KP agri dept observe World Food Day...

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Agriculture Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa jointly observed the World Food Day 2020 (October 18) with the theme "Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future". The day was aimed...

 2020-10-20 01:39 

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RCCI, Turkmenistan envoy discuss ways to enhance trade...

A delegation led by Nasir Mirza, President, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), called on Atadjan Movlamov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan and discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade relations at the Chamber of Commerce level, in...

 2020-10-20 01:39 

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Waiting for Work: Pandemic leaves US gig workers clamouring for jobs...

Tyrita Franklin-Corbett knew she was risking her health delivering groceries during the coronavirus pandemic, but she didn't expect to be laid up by a dog attack. Furloughed from her job as an auditor at a public accounting firm in May, the single mot...

 2020-10-20 01:38 

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US Stocks, Futures rise on renewed stimulus hopes...

US stock index futures climbed on Monday on hopes of a coronavirus vaccine by the year-end, while remarks from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revived bets that an agreement in Washington on a fiscal package could be reached soon. US planemaker Boeing Co's...

 2020-10-20 01:38 

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German companies directed to diversify beyond the Chinese market...

German companies should diversify to other Asian markets beyond China to be less dependent on single supply chains which the pandemic has shown were vulnerable to interruption, economy minister Peter Altmaier said. Trade between the two exporting and manu...

 2020-10-20 01:38 

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Kremlin signals new OPEC+ talks amid weak demand...

The Kremlin signalled on Monday a new round of oil talks with Saudi Arabia as producer group OPEC+ meets on Monday to discuss the weakening demand outlook in the face of rising coronavirus infections. "Those markets are volatile and we are at an activ...

 2020-10-20 01:21 

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PM warns of 'second spike' in Covid-19 cases in cities with high pollution levels...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday cautioned that a second wave of the novel coronavirus may hit cities with a high level of pollution in the coming months as the winter season approaches. While addressing the Clean Green Index Award ceremony in Islamaba...

 2020-10-20 01:20 

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Opp terms Safdar saga a 'planned conspiracy'...

Hours after arrest of Capt (r) Safdar over hooliganism at Quaid-e-Azam's mausoleum and his subsequent release on bail by a judicial magistrate, the opposition termed the episode a 'planned conspiracy' to create 'divisions' within the P...

 2020-10-20 01:18 

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Qureshi warns Hekmatyar against 'spoilers' of Afghan peace process...

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, during a meeting with the leader of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan on Monday, cautioned him about the role of 'spoilers' both within and outside, and urged the Afghan official to remain 'vigilant'. Gulbudd...

 2020-10-20 01:17 

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Opp movement to protect loot and plunder destined to fail, says govt...

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Monday said opposition parties have joined hands to protect their loot and plunder. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, the federal minister said opposition lead...

 2020-10-20 01:15 

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Pakistan unblocks TikTok after it pledges to moderate content...

Pakistan has decided to lift a ban on popular social media app TikTok after the company vowed to block all accounts involved in spreading 'obscenity and immorality', the country's telecom authority said on Monday. The move comes some 10 days a...

 2020-10-20 00:40 

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'Our house is on fire': Suburban women lead a Trump revolt...

She walks with the determination of a person who believes the very fate of democracy might depend on the next door she knocks on, head down, shoulders forward. She wears nothing fussy, the battle fatigues of her troupe: yoga pants and sneakers. She left h...

 2020-10-20 00:39 

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Trump lashes out at 'stupid' Republican critics...

President Donald Trump lashed out at "stupid" critics from within his own party and called for unity on Sunday after growing Republican criticism and warnings of a "bloodbath" in the November 3 election. Trump issued the comments as he and...

 2020-10-20 00:36 

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Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone...

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease. The Reuters tally is based on official reporting by individual cou...

 2020-10-20 00:34 

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Thai police order media probes over protest coverage...

Thai police said on Monday they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets under emergency measures imposed last week to try to stop three months of protests against the government and monarchy. The announcement prompted anger from media groups and...

 2020-10-20 00:34 

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Vietnam troops find more bodies after latest deadly landslide...

Vietnamese soldiers with heavy machinery and rescue dogs searched on Monday for the last remaining troops buried under a mudslide, after recovering 18 bodies from the latest in a week of deadly landslides caused by unrelenting rains. Floods and mudslides ...

 2020-10-20 00:33 

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Vaccine storage issues could leave 3B people without access...

The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator. From factory to syringe, the worlds most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need non-stop sterile refrigeration to stay potent an...

 2020-10-20 00:33 

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Australia to set up Pacific Islands security center in Vanuatu...

A center focusing on the security concerns of Pacific island nations will start work in Vanuatu next year, Australia said on Monday, hosting analysts and sharing information on issues from maritime risks to human trafficking and disinformation. The Austra...

 2020-10-20 00:32 

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As virus flares globally, new strategies target hot spots...

After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world, especially in Europe and the Americas. New Yorks new ro...

 2020-10-20 00:31 

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Japan, Vietnam reach broad agreement on transfer of defence gear...

Japan and Vietnam agreed on Monday to strengthen security and economic ties, including an agreement in principle for Japan to export military gear and technology to the Southeast Asian nation, amid concerns about China's regional assertiveness. "I...

 2020-10-19 19:53 

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 2020-10-19 19:52 

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On 'Indian agents'...

The government ought to be a little careful about dubbing opposition protestors, especially former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and those speaking for him, "agents of India" in a bid to discredit the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and its agend...

 2020-10-19 19:52 

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LSM growth slows to 1.2pc...

News reports that Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM) industries slowed to just 1.2 percent in the month of August, and eight out of 15 major industries recorded negative year-on-year growth according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), ought to serio...

 2020-10-19 19:51 

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Trump's withdrawal announcement and Afghan peace...

Last Wednesday, President Trump's Tweeter message sprang a surprise for everyone when he said that all U.S. forces?in Afghanistan should return home before the end of the year. American defense establishment displayed its annoyance by refusing to comm...

 2020-10-19 19:51 

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Handling of Kashmir by special assistant to Prime Minister...

The 75 minutes video interview with The Wire by Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security first after 5 August 2019 is a welcome sign, towards starting an engagement between New Delhi and Islamabad. It was interesting to see Dr Moeed...

 2020-10-19 19:50 

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Constitutional Reforms for Gilgit-Baltistan...

The areas that constitute Gilgit-Baltistan were part of Gilgit Agency as well as Gilgit Wazarat of pre-independence era. The lease of Gilgit Agency of British era was abolished by the British in July 1947 and the areas that constituted the Agency were ret...

 2020-10-19 19:50 

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Precluding Child Sexual Abuse in Pakistan...

Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) acts that both do and do not involve physical touching or physical force, including completed sex acts, attempted sex acts, abusive sexual touching, and noncontact assaults such as harassment, threats, forced exposure to pornograp...

 2020-10-19 19:49 

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Making 'nutrition' integral to Pakistan's COVID-19 response measures...

As the world continues to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a second crisis a malnutrition crisis threatens to stymie those efforts and undo decades of development progress and accomplishments. Without the right nutrition, immune systems are compr...

 2020-10-19 18:22 

The Nation

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US, Iran seek truce in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict...

The US will host the Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers later this week amid raging conflict over a breakaway region, according to a report published Monday. On...

 2020-10-19 17:23 

The Nation

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MNA Shaukat Ali Bhatti calls on PM...

Member National Assembly Shaukat Ali Bhatti called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Monday. The matters related to MNA's constituency came under discussion....

 2020-10-19 17:21 

The Nation

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Greece, Germany slam Turkey's move to send Oruc Reis...

The Greek government challenged on Monday the legitimacy of Turkey's intention to extend the area in the Eastern Mediterranean where it has the authority to conduct...

 2020-10-19 16:36 

Daily Times

Implementing the Constitution...

"The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure." Albert Einstein I have rarely m...

 2020-10-19 16:21 

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Armenian armed forces intentionally launched heavy artillery shelling on the cemetery in Tartar city of Azerbaijan...

We, with sense of sorrow, are proclaiming that Armenian armed forces, since September 27, 2020, have been continuing to intensively launch fire using heavy artillery and special rocket systems on densely populated civilian settlements, social, cultural an...

 2020-10-19 16:05 

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RCCI Delegation calls on Turkmenistan envoy...

A delegation led by Nasir Mirza, President, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), called on Atadjan Movlamov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan and discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade relations at the Chamber of Commerce level, in...

 2020-10-19 15:03 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

US threats to impose sanctions over arms supply to Iran 'senseless': Beijing...

The US threats to impose sanctions on anyone supplying weapons to Iran are senseless, as such restrictions would be illegitimate, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao...

 2020-10-19 14:52 

The Nation

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India may return Chinese soldier who apparently got lost at border...

India may return a detained Chinese soldier because the soldier very likely got lost at the border. China and India are currently communicating on the matter, to which...

 2020-10-19 14:49 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Mehwish Hayat reveals her celebrity crush...

Lucas Bravo aka Gabriel from Netflix show...

 2020-10-19 14:14 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

'Thoughtless' imitation of West caused largest damage to Turkey: Erdogan...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the thoughtless imitation of the West has caused Turkey the greatest damage....

 2020-10-19 13:59 

Daily Times

Captain (retd) Safdar released on bail...

KARACHI: The Judicial Magistrate East has approved Captain (retd) Safdar's bail in "violating the sanctity of Mazar-e-Quaid" case, and instructed him to submit surety bonds worth Rs100,000, Geo News reported Monday. Earlier, PML-N leader Capta...

 2020-10-19 13:43 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

AJK President calls for tripartite talks on Kashmir issue under UN supervision...

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan Monday said that as a matter of principle, talks with India should be held only under the UN auspices, and side...

 2020-10-19 12:03 

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PDM leaders holds press conference after arrest of Captain Safdar...

PML-N's vice-president Maryam Nawaz and JUI-F chief chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman are addressing a press conference in Karachi — hours after retired Captain Mohammad Safdar was arrested. "When IG Police refused to act against them [PML-N leade...

 2020-10-19 11:15 

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Captain (retd) Safdar presented before court in Quaid's mausoleum sanctity case...

KARACHI: PML-N leader Captain retired Mohammad Safdar was presented before a court in Karachi by the Sindh Police after he was arrested in a case pertaining to violating the sanctity of Quaid's mausoleum on Monday. Earlier, PML-N leader was taken into...

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