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 2022-06-28 15:06 

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China launches satellite for land surveys, urban planning...

ISLAMABAD: China launched Gaofen-12 03, an Earth observation satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China. The satellite was carried by a Long March-4C carrier rocket at 11:46 p.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the pla...

 2022-06-28 14:30 

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LHC adjourns petitions against CM Hamza's election till June 29...

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) five-member bench on Tuesday adjourned hearing of appeals against Hamza Shehbaz's election and oath-taking till June 29. The bench, headed by Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan, heard the appeals, filed by Speaker Punjab Assemb...

 2022-06-28 12:48 

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India blocks Radio Pakistan's twitter account...

ISLAMABAD: Radio Pakistan Twitter account has been blocked in India, denying access to information and restricting democratic freedom of expression. The social media handle of Pakistan's state broadcaster has been withheld mainly for highlighting grav...

 2022-06-28 12:38 

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PTV starts live sessions to connect NADRA chairman with public: Marriyum...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday announced start of the live question and answer sessions of National Database and National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman Muhammad Tariq Malik with th...

 2022-06-28 11:56 

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16 shoppers killed in Russian missile strike on crowded Ukrainian mall...

A Russian missile strike on a crowded mall in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk killed at least 16 people, the head of emergency services said early Tuesday, sparking international outrage. "The Russian strike today on the shopping centre in Kr...

 2022-06-28 11:47 

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299,911 Hajj pilgrims arrive in Madinah...

ISLAMABAD: A total of 299,911 pilgrims from several nationalities have arrived in Madinah, through air and land crossings to perform this year's Hajj, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. Statistics on arriving and departing pilgrims in Madinah, is...

 2022-06-28 11:45 

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Chaudhry Shujaat rejects support for Hamza as Punjab CM...

Pakistan Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam Chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has denied supporting Hamza Shehbaz for Punjab Chief Minister. Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, the leader of the PML-Q, stated that Chaudhry Pervaiz Illahi is their nominee for Chief Minister of...

 2022-06-28 11:37 

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PML-N to win over 16 Punjab Assembly seats in by-election: Rana Sana...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would win by-elections on over 16 seats of the Punjab Assembly. PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz would lead the election campaign of the party's candidates,...

 2022-06-28 11:37 

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Marriyum grieved over demise of wife of Justice ( r) Safdar Shah...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday extended heart felt condolences on the death of Justice Safdar Ali Shah's wife and mother-in-law of Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court Athar Minallah. Expressing her...

 2022-06-28 11:28 

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Dua Zehra's father files plea to change information officer...

KARACHI: On Tuesday, Dua Zehra's father petitioned the court to alter the investigating officer in the case. Mehdi Kazmi's counsel has filed a plea in the District and Sessions Court of Karachi. "Present investigation officer's behaviour s...

 2022-06-28 11:14 

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A 5-day rain spell likely to start from June 30: DG Met office...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Director General Mehar Sahibzada Khan said on Tuesday that a 5-day rain spell likely to start from Thursday which would continue till July 4. Moist currents from Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal would likel...

 2022-06-28 11:02 

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Pakistan extends condolences to Jordan over the loss of lives in the tragic port incident...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday extended heartfelt condolences to Jordan over the loss of lives as a result of a tragic incident of its Aqaba Por. A poisonous gas leak in Jordan's southern port city of Aqaba on Monday had killed 13 people and injured 2...

 2022-06-28 10:55 

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Hindu nationalist groups exploiting YouTube to target Muslims in India: Report...

ISLAMABAD: Muslims were being targeted on social media by backers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and other Hindu nationalist groups in India, said a report published by the New York University (NYU) Stern Center for Business and Human Rights. Accord...

 2022-06-28 10:50 

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Rescue 1122 to remain alert on by-election day...

SARGODHA: Regional Election Commissioner Sargodha, Amir Javed said the health department and Rescue 1122 have been directed to remain high alert on the occasion of the by-election in PP-83 in Khushab district on July 17. According to a spokesman of ECP Sa...

 2022-06-28 10:38 

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Security to be put on red alert during Muharram in Multan...

MULTAN: District administration decided to keep security on red alert during Muharram ul Haram, in order to maintain law and order situation across the district. This was decided in a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Tahir Watto and participated by ...

 2022-06-28 10:35 

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BAP proposes two names for NAB chairman...

The Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), a key government ally, has proposed two candidates to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the position of chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). BAP Parliamentary Leader Khalid Magsi nominated former Balochi...

 2022-06-28 10:35 

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Father shoots daughter for marrying man of her choice...

A young girl was injured on Tuesday when her father opened fire on her for marrying a man of her choice in Layyah. Aswa Rani sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the THQ Hospital in the Fatehpur area of Layyah. Aswa Rani's father held a grudge...

 2022-06-28 10:33 

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G20 countries asked not to undermine UN credibility by gathering in IIOJK...

ISLAMABAD: All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders and organizations including Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani, Advocate Davinder Singh Behal, Democratic Freedom Party, Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League and Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference have warned the G20 ...

 2022-06-28 10:31 

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Registration for PM's life-saving CPR training programme opens...

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday opened registration for the general public for training under Prime Minister's National CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) programme to become a life-saver. Head of PM's Strategic Reforms Salman Sufi urged the...

 2022-06-28 10:26 

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Covid-19: Patel tells NCOC to collaborate with Sindh govt...

ISLAMABAD: On the directions of Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Abdul Qadir Patel (NHSR&C), NCOC team arranged the meetings with Health Department Sindh to formulate strategy at provincial level amid slight rise in COVI...

 2022-06-28 10:24 

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First-ever Pakistan Mango Festival held in Australia's capital...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commission in Canberra organized the first-ever Pakistan Mango Festival as part of the celebrations marking 75 years of independence of Pakistan and also the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Australia. Th...

 2022-06-28 10:06 

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CPJ urges India to release journalist Mohammad Zubair; calls his arrest 'another low for press freedom'...

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent watchdog body, has called on Indian authorities to "immediately and unconditionally" release journalist Mohammad Zubair, who was arrested by security officials on Monday, and to ...

 2022-06-28 09:55 

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ATC extends interim bail of 14 PTI leaders in long march case...

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Tuesday extended the temporary bails given to 14 PTI leaders in four charges of vandalism and torture on cops during the party's long march towards Islamabad on May 25, 2022, until July 19, 2022. Bail was ext...

 2022-06-28 09:45 

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Tobacco industry-sponsored 'talent hunt' contest to further spread death and disease: experts...

ISLAMABAD: Health experts have shown concerns over the deceptively dangerous marketing tactics of tobacco industry to attract the youth. In a press release shared by Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), the experts warned that a ...

 2022-06-28 09:40 

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Pakistan voices concern over blocking access to Twitter handles of its missions in India...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday expressed its concerns over the blocking of access in India to the Twitter handles of its missions abroad by the Indian government. In a statement, the Foreign Office spokesperson said that India had withheld access to the Tw...

 2022-06-28 09:31 

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Elections will be held in October, says Sh Rasheed...

Former interior minister Sheikh Rashid stressed that he was confident that general elections would be held in the nation in October and that elections were essential if the nation was to emerge from its current crisis. He challenged the government to arre...

 2022-06-28 08:24 

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On Tuesday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said the current economic scenario of Pakistan required tactical solutions to address economic problems and stressed rising above politics to sort out the financial issues confronting the country. Addressing the &...

 2022-06-28 08:04 

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Pakistan sees slight decline in daily COVID-19 cases compared to last three days...

The COVID-19 positivity ratio in Pakistan decline a day after approaching 3%, as the country reported fewer cases in the recent 24 hours compared to the previous three days, according to National Institute of Health, Islamabad (NIH) data released on Tuesd...

 2022-06-28 07:38 

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Bloodstained side of BJP's fascist regime...

The regime of the current ruling party of Republic of India has never been able to isolate itself from the controversies with respect to rights of minorities, especially Muslims in the so-called secular state of India. Hindutva, a term we hear so commonly...

 2022-06-28 07:33 

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PM chairs cabinet meeting...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired the meeting of the federal cabinet here on Tuesday. The meeting discussed the current political situation in the country and other matters of importance, the PM Office said....

 2022-06-28 07:31 

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Two polio workers killed in North Waziristan...

Two polio workers were killed and one was seriously injured in a shooting by unidentified suspects in North Waziristan's Datta Khel tehsil on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Razaullah and Dil Badshah by police. The injured and deceased were t...

 2022-06-28 07:26 

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46 migrants found dead in tractor-trailer in Texas...

Washington: At least 46 migrants were found dead Monday in and around a tractor-trailer that was abandoned on the roadside on the outskirts of the Texas city of San Antonio. The grim discovery was one of the worst disasters involving migrants in the Unite...

 2022-06-28 06:57 

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Abrarul Haq wins Rs50,000 damages from Dulha House...

A consumer court in Lahore ruled on Tuesday against the owner of Dulha House in Siddique Centre for deceiving a customer and ordering him to pay Rs50,000 in damages. Abrar ul Haq, a resident of Lahore's Misri Shah neighbourhood, filed a consumer court...

 2022-06-28 06:44 

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Pakistan has received MEFP from IMF for seventh, eighth reviews...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday received the Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies (MEFP) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the seventh and eighth reviews. This was confirmed by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail on his official Twitter ha...

 2022-06-28 06:42 

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Ayesha Gulalai demands 'treason case' against Imran Khan...

Ayesha Gulalai Wazir, a former member of the National Assembly (MNA) and "estranged" member of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has written to Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial asking him to take suo moto notice of the PTI's &#...

 2022-06-28 06:13 

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MQM-P's Kunwar Naveed Jamil suffers brain hemorrhage...

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Kunwar Naveed Jamil underwent a brain hemorrhage on Tuesday as a result of high blood pressure. The MQM-P leader was admitted right away to the intensive care unit (ICU) after being rushed to a hospital at ...

 2022-06-28 06:00 

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Pakistani rupee gives heavy blow to US dollar...

The Pakistani rupee began the day positively, striking the US dollar hard. Despite trading in a positive range the day before, the American currency quickly lost Rs1.19 as trading began. The US dollar was trading at Rs206.75 at the time of writing. On Mon...

 2022-06-28 05:39 

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Indian journalist detained for exposing BJP leaders' anti-Islam speeches...

The co-founder of a fact-checking website who has been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been arrested in India. According to a network of media outlets, Mohammed Zubair of Alt News has been accused of insulting religious...

 2022-06-28 05:37 

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Pakistan's fuel oil imports hit 4 year high as it struggles to buy LNG...

Pakistan's monthly fuel oil imports are set to hit a four-year high in June, Refinitiv data showed, as the country struggles to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) for power generation amid a heatwave that is driving demand. The resurgence in residue fuel...

 2022-06-28 05:37 

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Sino techs to increase Pakistan's cherry presence in China...

It's cherry season in China now and there is nothing better than champing on some sweet tasting cherries for summer. On the online shopping platforms, cherries imported from overseas have been well received by Chinese consumers, of which mostly are fr...

 2022-06-28 05:36 

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Banks to operate extra hours for govt receipts...

Facilitating the collection of Government receipts, the field offices of State Banks of Pakistan (SBP) Banking Services Corporation and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan would observe extended banking hours till 08:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. on...

 2022-06-28 05:36 

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Tea imports increase by 8.17pc in 11 months...

The tea imports witnessed an increase of 8.17pc during the first eleven months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The tea imports during July-May (2021-22) were recorded at $580.911m against the imports of $53...

 2022-06-28 05:32 

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KSE-100 rises over 800 points on IMF programme hopes...

Investor confidence was boosted by a slew of positive triggers on Monday, which resulted in the benchmark KSE-100 Index rising 2.01 percent. The KSE-100 has rebounded after a 'super tax' was imposed on 13 sectors by the government on Friday, which...

 2022-06-28 05:32 

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Rupee sheds 47 paisas against US dollar...

Exchange rate of Pak Rupee weakened by 47 paisas against the US Dollar in the interbank trading on Monday and closed at Rs207.94 against the previous day's closing of Rs207.47. According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the buying and selli...

 2022-06-28 05:32 

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Gold price increases by Rs850 to Rs141,850 per tola...

The price of 24 karat per tola gold witnessed an increase of Rs850 per tola and was sold at Rs141,850 on Monday against its sale at Rs141,000 the previous day in the local market. The price of 10-gram 24 karat fold also increased by Rs729 and was sold at ...

 2022-06-28 05:32 

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PSX gains 826 points, closing at 41,878 points...

The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday witnessed bullish trend, gaining 826.78 points, a positive change of 2.01pc, closing at 41,878.57 points against 41,051.79 points on the last working day. A total of 247,901,404 shares were ...

 2022-06-28 05:30 

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CDNS achieves Rs1110b target through fresh bonds by June 25...

The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) on Monday attained the target of issuing Rs1110b fresh bonds in the last months of current fiscal year 2021-22, from July 1, 2021 to June 25, 2022. The Central Directorate of National Savings has collecte...

 2022-06-28 04:49 

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Yumna's latest Instagram post goes viral...

Actor Yumna Zaidi shared a heartwarming video of her caressing a bird on her hand and it is going viral. The viral video on Instagram showed the 32-year-old star kissing a blue-coloured bird that was in her hand. The clip got millions of views and thousan...

 2022-06-28 04:48 

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Junaid Khan released his very own production 'Yadaan' — a love song starring Hira Mani...

Our very own ace singer and actor Junaid Khan is all set to produce different genre's of content under his production house Jeem Films. And today he dropped his latest work Yadaan,a love song, sung and produced by him. Directed by Sadiq Azeem and musi...

 2022-06-28 04:45 

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Big bands are struggling right now: Bilal Maqsood...

There's a lot more to singer Bilal Maqsood than his "simple" life, black shirts and basic watch on his wrist. The singer opened up in a podcast with Junaid Akram about the beginning of his band Strings, the memories attached with it and the st...

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