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 2019-08-25 12:05 

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Govt preparing economic road-map for well being of masses: Hafeez...

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh says the government is preparing a road-map for economy to take important decisions for well being of...

 2019-08-25 11:27 

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PTI slams Bilawal's Skardu presser...

Reacting strongly to the news conference of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the PTI leadership has expressed severe anger and has termed...

 2019-08-25 10:24 

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53 localities submerged in flood water near Minchinabad...

Hundreds of acres of crops and 53 localities have been inundated due to low-level flood after breach in River Sutlej's safety dyke near Minchinabad, after India...

 2019-08-25 08:53 

Daily Times

Timely policies help expand income tax-return filing bases by 43 percent...

Timely policies help expand income tax-return filing bases by 43 percent ISLAMABAD:Owing to prudent, timely and swift tax reform policies of the incumbent government, the income return filing base has widened by around 43 percent to the record level of 2....

 2019-08-25 08:48 

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Pakistan to open Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs irrespective of ties with India: Firdous...

Pakistan to open Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs irrespective of ties with India: Firdous LAHORE: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Saturday said irrespective of its ties with India, Pakistan's ...

 2019-08-25 08:44 

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PM reviews progress on establishment of university at PM House...

PM reviews progress on establishment of university at PM House ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday chaired a meeting to review the progress on establishment of a state-of-the-art University of Engineering and Emerging Technologies here at the Pri...

 2019-08-25 08:38 

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Intl'l bodies be given access to address mental health crisis in IOK: Envoy...

Intl'l bodies be given access to address mental health crisis in IOK: Envoy ISLAMABAD:Pakistan's High Commissioner to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar Sunday demanded Indian government to give access to the international organizations to address the menta...

 2019-08-25 08:34 

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Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on...

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on PARIS: Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago. A parade on Sunday will retrace the...

 2019-08-25 07:54 

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Pakistan will fight case of Kashmiris on all forums: Sheikh Rashid...

Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that Pakistan will fight the case of the Kashmiris on all forums and the whole world is raising voice against...

 2019-08-25 07:37 

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Pakistan to complete Kartarpur project irrespective of relations with India: Firdous...

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor will remain on track...

 2019-08-25 06:40 

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Trump's aides fuming over Macron's handling of G7 Summit...

US President Donald Trump's friendship with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron proved to be indeed special after the two heads of state held an impromptu lunch ahead...

 2019-08-25 04:10 

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Sindh government imposes ban on pillion riding during Ashura...

The provincial government has announced a ban on pillion riding across Sindh, including Karachi, on 9th and 10th Muharram, according to a notification from the Sindh...

 2019-08-25 04:04 

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Nawaz Sharif disqualified for concealing assets, submitting fake testimony: SC...

Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday announced that the non declaration of assets in nomination forms has made system and people corrupt. The apex court said former premier...

 2019-08-24 20:51 

Daily Times

Safe...

Safe Under the monotone glow of fluorescent lights, you slowly walk. Although you are alone, in perfect solitude as you walk down the hallway, a sense of dread accompanies you. Your newfound friend, taunts you every minute, assaulting the most fragile cor...

 2019-08-24 20:46 

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Modi gets highest UAE award amid Kashmir carnage...

Modi gets highest UAE award amid Kashmir carnage Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the highest civilian honour of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a move that has sparked outrage among rights activists over his government's clampdown on ...

 2019-08-24 20:46 

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PM, aides discuss roadmap for economic development...

PM, aides discuss roadmap for economic development Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday held a meeting with his economic team to discuss the country's economic situation and prepare a comprehensive economic roadmap for further improvement. The meeting, ...

 2019-08-24 20:44 

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Top Indian opp leaders denied entry to IHK...

Top Indian opp leaders denied entry to IHK Indian opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi were barred from leaving the airport on Saturday in Held Kashmir, where local authorities had warned that their visit could stoke heighte...

 2019-08-24 20:42 

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Pakistan, China begin joint exercise 'Shaheen-VIII'...

Pakistan, China begin joint exercise 'Shaheen-VIII9; The eighth annual joint exercise of Pakistani and Chinese air forces 'Shaheen-VIII9; has started in northwest China. According to Chinese media reports, the joint training aims at improvin...

 2019-08-24 20:41 

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Rana Sanaullah's remand extended till 28th...

Rana Sanaullah's remand extended till 28th A court on Saturday extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanuallah by five days in a drug-related case. Rana Sanaullah was presented before Judge Masood Arshad upon...

 2019-08-24 20:41 

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Two killed in DI Khan attack on checkpost...

Two killed in DI Khan attack on checkpost A police checkpost in Dera Ismail Khan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province came under attack on Saturday, with two people killed and three others injured. According to the reports, around eight alleged terrorists ...

 2019-08-24 20:40 

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Qatari FM meets Taliban, US officials amid 'unprecedented progress' in talks...

Qatari FM meets Taliban, US officials amid 'unprecedented progress' in talks As the Taliban and US are believed to be closer to a landmark peace deal to end the America's longest war in Afghanistan, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

 2019-08-24 20:40 

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'We are hostages': Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war...

'We are hostages': Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war When Myanmar officials toured refugee camps in Bangladesh last month, inviting Rohingya Muslims who fled the country to return, they brought with them pamphlets adorned ...

 2019-08-24 20:31 

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IHK crisis: Pakistan tells UN to act on 'war footing'...

IHK crisis: Pakistan tells UN to act on 'war footing' Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Saturday urged UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to immediately intervene, and play his role for safety and security of the people of in Indian-held Ka...

 2019-08-24 20:21 

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CEC can't refuse to administer oath to ECP members: govt...

CEC can't refuse to administer oath to ECP members: govt Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the two new members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Sindh and Balochista...

 2019-08-24 20:21 

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Lockdown in Kashmir continues on 20th day...

Lockdown in Kashmir continues on 20th day Indian forces continued their lockdown of the occupied valley for the 20th day on Saturday, after New Delhi revoked Article 370 of the constitution that gave a special status to the disputed territory. According t...

 2019-08-24 20:19 

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Army fully ready to thwart any Indian aggression: COAS...

Army fully ready to thwart any Indian aggression: COAS Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said the Pakistan Army is fully prepared to thwart any Indian misadventure and aggression. "We are alive to threat from the eas...

 2019-08-24 20:10 

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Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns...

Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns The trial of Sudan's autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges was adjourned for one week following testimony from several witnesses Saturday. Al-Bashir...

 2019-08-24 20:09 

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Rescuers confirm three killed, 300 evacuated after Indonesian ferry fire...

Rescuers confirm three killed, 300 evacuated after Indonesian ferry fire Indonesian rescuers found three people dead and evacuated 300 from the blazing wreckage of a ferry off the coast of Java island, an official said on Saturday, significantly more than...

 2019-08-24 20:08 

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Trump praises Danish PM he called 'nasty' over Greenland row...

Trump praises Danish PM he called 'nasty' over Greenland row President Donald Trump heaped praise on Denmark's prime minister Friday, two days after he cancelled his state visit to the country and slammed her for dismissing his idea of buying ...

 2019-08-24 20:08 

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Brazil tribal chief Raoni slams Bolsonaro over Amazon fires...

Brazil tribal chief Raoni slams Bolsonaro over Amazon fires Brazil's legendary indigenous chief Raoni on Friday accused President Jair Bolsonaro of wanting to destroy the Amazon rainforest and called for international help to put out fires raging in t...

 2019-08-24 20:07 

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'Thinking Pakistan' seminar held at UMT...

'Thinking Pakistan' seminar held at UMT The University of Management & Technology has held a seminar titled 'Thinking Pakistan'. In the inaugural session, President UMT Ibrhim Hasan Murad welcomed all guests at UMT and gave them a brief ov...

 2019-08-24 20:05 

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'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman ignites anger...

'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman ignites anger The murder of a Turkish woman by her ex-husband in front of her daughter sparked outrage Friday after a video of the attack was published online. "I don't want to die," Emine ...

 2019-08-24 20:05 

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Uruguay's tobacco-fighting president battling lung cancer...

Uruguay's tobacco-fighting president battling lung cancer Uruguay's President Tabare Vazquez, a physician who has campaigned against the influence of big tobacco companies, is being treated for a malignant lung tumor, his office said Friday. Vazqu...

 2019-08-24 19:04 

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Sindh cabinet approves law to empower rural women...

Sindh cabinet approves law to empower rural women Minister for Information and Archives and Labour Saeed Ghani on Saturday said Sindh government has approved Provincial Women Agriculture Act 2019 to empower rural women. Addressing post cabinet meeting pre...

 2019-08-24 19:03 

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Police arrests two for 'blackmailing' college student...

Police arrests two for 'blackmailing9; college student Police has arrested two persons for allegedly blackmailing a student by making his objectionable video. According to Rawalpindi Police spokesperson, Saqib Jamshed a student of a private univers...

 2019-08-24 19:01 

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Protesters chant 'Modi terrorist' slogans upon his arrival in Paris...

Protesters chant 'Modi terrorist' slogans upon his arrival in Paris As worldwide protests erupt against Modi-led Hindu nationalist Indian government for its unilateral and unconstitutional move to abrogate articles 370 and 35A of its constitution ...

 2019-08-24 19:01 

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German Navy P3C aircraft visits PNS Mehran...

German Navy P3C aircraft visits PNS Mehran German Navy P3C (Long Range Maritime Patrol) aircraft's visit to Naval Air Base PNS MEHRAN has concluded. This goodwill visit by the German Navy aircraft is a manifestation of good bilateral relations and a d...

 2019-08-24 19:00 

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Exhibition in Mashhad held to promote soft image of Pakistan...

Exhibition in Mashhad held to promote soft image of Pakistan An exhibition to promote the positive image of Pakistan at the international level was held at the shrine of Imam Raza (AS) in Mashhad, Iran, from August 18-23. The exhibition organised by the P...

 2019-08-24 18:58 

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Is auto-tune the death of music?...

Is auto-tune the death of music? Music, one of the exceptional fruits of human civilisation, has become a massive social phenomenon that it is difficult for us to locate the time of its origin. Going to the 1000 years back, people used to spend weeks and ...

 2019-08-24 18:57 

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Turkish people express solidarity with Kashmiris...

Turkish people express solidarity with Kashmiris Members of Turkish non-governmental organisations (NGOs) gathered in front of the Indian embassy in Ankara to express solidarity with the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir who are under strict lockdown f...

 2019-08-24 18:56 

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Indigenous vegetables and food of Thar...

Indigenous vegetables and food of Thar The beauty of Thar Desert is beyond imagination, measurement and comparison. It is said that Thari people are lovers of rain and wait long for rain to slake the thirst. But growers become happy and exhilarated after ...

 2019-08-24 18:56 

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Karachi Mayor asks PM to 'rein in' Faisal Vawda...

Karachi Mayor asks PM to 'rein in' Faisal Vawda Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar on Saturday urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to 'rein in' Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda. Waseem Akhtar warned the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)...

 2019-08-24 18:55 

Daily Times

Visual fatigue through the colour blue and its utilisation in the news bulletin...

Visual fatigue through the colour blue and its utilisation in the news bulletin From the start of my MS degree, I was thinking that I will research on a topic which could possibly help Pakistani media understand the influence they create on their audience...

 2019-08-24 18:34 

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The world is watching you, Mr Modi...

The world is watching you, Mr Modi Pakistan has accelerated its efforts to highlight violations of human rights in India-held Kashmir (IHK) at the international level and these efforts have started bearing fruit. Indian Prime Minister Nirandara Modi is of...

 2019-08-24 18:33 

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Crisis in ECP...

Crisis in ECP The government seems determined to create a constitutional crisis in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). First, it allowed the period to nominate ECP members lapse and now, as its plot unfolds, it has got two ECP members nominated by ...

 2019-08-24 18:33 

Daily Times

Kashmir: peace of the graveyard (Part-II)...

Kashmir: peace of the graveyard (Part-II) The courts were acknowledged that Afzal was a surrendered militant who was in regular contact with the security forces, particularly the STF of Jammu and Kashmir police. How do the security forces explain the fact...

 2019-08-24 18:33 

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Rein the fissiparous forces, Mr Prime Minister...

Rein the fissiparous forces, Mr Prime Minister This nation is afflicted by multiple social, ideological and political contradictions. What a keen observer would immediately notice in our society is that truth is unwelcome to us; corruption is a norm of li...

 2019-08-24 18:21 

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'Baskets' — Zach Galifianakis' sweet series finale bids adieu to a happy clown...

'Baskets' — Zach Galifianakis' sweet series finale bids adieu to a happy clown Going into a series finale without knowing what to expect is an exciting prospect in today's day-and-age of writing toward an endpoint. Even the great sho...

 2019-08-24 18:19 

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'Brittany Runs a Marathon' — star Jillian Bell goes the extra mile...

'Brittany Runs a Marathon' — star Jillian Bell goes the extra mile A fun ride, spiked with touching gravity, is not a shabby way to end the movie summer. Thanks to Jillian Bell, a comic force of nature with real dramatic chops, that's wh...

 2019-08-24 18:18 

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Exploring the village of Comporta...

Exploring the village of Comporta A hot, hour-and-a-half's drive from Lisbon, down the dusty old Tria peninsula road, you reach Comporta without even noticing it. At first sight, the so-called most fashionable resort in Europe, the chicest retreat in ...

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