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 2021-03-07 09:59 

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PML-N summons important party meeting to discuss anti-government long march...

The PML-N will hold an important meeting to discuss plans related to the anti-government long march which will be organized by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Sunday (today). According to PML-N spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb, the meeting will be ...

 2021-03-07 09:25 

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AMAN-21-The message resonates...

"From now onward Pakistan would only partner another country in peace; we will not become part of any other conflict, we will not join any other country in its conflict" Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Speaking at World Economic Forum, 202...

 2021-03-07 04:51 

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8% growth in textile exports in July-Jan 2021 impressive: Zaidi...

More than eight percent growth in textile exports during July-Jan 2021 is quite impressive despite the negative impact of COVID-19, as the export-oriented sector continues to attract new investments to create jobs and improves industrial expansion. These ...

 2021-03-07 04:51 

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FPCCI calls for putting industry on priority to bridge trade deficit gap...

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has asked the government to put industry on priority for consistency in exports and a long-term economic growth, as the trade deficit has posted double-digit growth, widening by over 10% to $17....

 2021-03-07 04:39 

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Kayseria launches 3rd Master's collection...

Kayseria launched its 3rd Master's collection on 5th March'2021 at the prestigious Alhamra Art Council, Mall road Lahore. It was collaboration between reputable artist and a mass retail brand, with this collaboration Kayseria aimed to celebrate ar...

 2021-03-07 04:39 

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Boeing CEO waived pay but got compensation worth $21 million...

Boeing CEO David Calhoun declined a salary and performance bonus for most of last year but still received stock benefits that pushed the estimated value of his compensation to more than $21 million, according to a regulatory filing Friday. The aerospace g...

 2021-03-07 04:38 

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More than 20,000 US organizations compromised through Microsoft flaw: source...

More than 20,000 US organizations have been compromised through a back door installed via recently patched flaws in Microsoft Corp's email software, a person familiar with the US government's response said on Friday. The hacking has already reache...

 2021-03-07 04:35 

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Nurseries foster profitable agriculture, help tackle environmental challenges...

Pakistan has been facing grave challenges relating to environment such as pollution, water scarcity and global warming that cost it billions of rupees every year. According to the latest report of the Environmental Performance Indicator (EPI), Pakistan is...

 2021-03-07 04:35 

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ACCA to hold 'women in finance' webinar on 8th...

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will be celebrating the International Women's Day 2021 by holding a high-profile webinar ACCA's "women in finance" on March 8. Featuring an all-women line-up of prominent thought le...

 2021-03-07 04:34 

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New modal bazaar to be set up in every tehsil of Punjab...

A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Industries & Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal in the Committee Room of Industries Department here Saturday. During the meeting, the progress on the project of establishing new model bazaars was re...

 2021-03-07 04:34 

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FBR, AJCL consortium sign contract for track and trace system...

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) here Friday signed a contract with AJCL along with its lead partner Authentix Inc. USA and Mitas Corporation of South Africa to operationalize Track & Trace Solution on tobacco, cement, sugar and fertilizer sectors. Acco...

 2021-03-07 04:34 

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Wasting food feeds climate change, warns UN report...

More than 930 million tonnes of food sold in 2019 landed in waste bins, according to a recent UN research released in support of global efforts to halve food waste by 2030. Produced by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partner organization WRAP, the...

 2021-03-07 04:11 

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PM tells Hafeez Shaikh to continue as finance minister...

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Hafeez Shaikh on Saturday met with Prime Minister Imran Khan here in Islamabad. During the meeting, Imran Khan expressed full confidence in the finance minister and directed him to continue his work as a minister. ...

 2021-03-07 04:11 

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Security forces kill eight militants in North Waziristan...

Security forces conducted two separate intelligence-based operations (IBOs) on terrorist hideouts in North Waziristan, killing eight militants including three commanders, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Sat...

 2021-03-07 04:00 

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Indian farmers mark 100th day of protest with road blockade...

Thousands of Indian farmers blocked a massive expressway on the edges of New Delhi on Saturday to mark the 100th day of protests against agricultural laws they say will devastate their income. Farmers stood on tractors and waved colorful flags while their...

 2021-03-07 03:58 

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Speedy variants power virus surge sweeping Europe...

The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. In a matter of just days, 45 children and 14 staff members had tested positive. Genetic analysis confirmed what officials already...

 2021-03-07 03:56 

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In Spain, hugs and sea air for Covid ICU survivor...

After spending 48 days with Covid-19 in an intensive care unit in Barcelona, Ibrar Ahmed Iftikhar looked pleased to finally be out in the open. On the Spanish city's seaside promenade his family, who had not seen him since he was admitted to hospital,...

 2021-03-07 03:55 

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E-passport service to be launched in May...

The federal government is planning to launch a new e-passport service from May this year. According to details, a microchip with all biometric information of an individual would be embedded in each e-passport to help authenticate the identity of the trave...

 2021-03-07 03:53 

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Covid-19 cases continue to increase; 38 more die...

The coronavirus cases in the country continue to increase as 1,714 fresh infections were reported during the past 24 hours, the highest daily caseload since January 30. According to the data shared by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sa...

 2021-03-07 03:51 

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IHC throws ball in ECP's court in Vawda disqualification case...

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday issued its detailed order in the disqualification case of Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda. Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC had on March 3 disposed of the petition challenging Vawda's electio...

 2021-03-07 03:51 

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Afghan president says ready to discuss elections to advance talks with Taliban...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday, in a bid to push forward peace talks with the Taliban, that his government was ready to discuss holding fresh elections, insisting that any new government should emerge through the democratic process. "T...

 2021-03-07 03:46 

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UN bashes Iran's deadly crackdown on Balochistan oil smugglers...

The United Nations has criticised Iran for a crackdown on fuel smugglers and protesters, including in the country's south-eastern Balochistan region that claimed as many as 23 lives in recent weeks. UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said Iran&...

 2021-03-07 01:55 

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Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 7th March 2021...

Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 7 March 2021 is being sold for Rs. 87500 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 102100 per tola in Pakistan today. Gold Rate In Pakistan Today Karachi is the main hub of the gold market, in Pakistan, Karachi is leading f...

 2021-03-07 00:46 

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Shehbaz's daughter, son-in-law declared proclaimed offenders...

An accountability court has declared the daughter of Shehbaz Sharif, Rabia Imran, and son-in-law Ali Imran proclaimed offenders in the Saaf Pani Company reference on Saturday. The accountability court's Judge Amjad Nazir Chaudhry conducted the hearing...

 2021-03-07 00:00 

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Aman-21: the message resonates...

With its tag line "Together for Peace" resonating powerfully in the far reaches of the Indian Ocean region and beyond, the 42-country multinational mega biennial exercise AMAN-21 of Pakistan Navy concluded this February 16. A grand international f...

 2021-03-07 00:00 

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Perfidious Politics...

The elections of 48 Senate seats have been concluded. Barring the one, all seats have yielded the expected results. Yousaf Raza Gillani and Hafeez Sheikh vied with each other for the general seat of the Senate form Islamabad. In the tightly fought contest...

 2021-03-07 00:00 

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Another minor girl raped in Khairpur...

Another minor girl was allegedly raped after she was kidnapped in Khairpur. The incident was reported from the Sarki mohalla area under B-section police station in the Khairpur district. According to the details, un-identified accused kidnapped an eight y...

 2021-03-06 23:59 

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Pakistan to vaccinate around 8 million senior citizens from next week...

In the backdrop of the impending COVID-19 third wave, Pakistan has finalized all preparations to vaccinate its around 8 million senior citizens above 60 years old next week, Gwadar Pro reported on Saturday. So far 185,000 senior citizens in the country ha...

 2021-03-06 23:59 

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Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs in Pakistan's Energy Sector...

Waking up early, as the first rays of the sun light up the green hills of Haripur District, Maimoona looks forward to a busy day ahead, as she has too many things on her mind: From the timely refilling of litres of fuel to the tank, to the sales managemen...

 2021-03-06 23:54 

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SIREN to develop Conferencing system at Shah Abdul Latif University...

A Team of Sindh Innovation Research & Education Network (SIREN) called on the Vice Chancellor Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto on Saturday, in order to develop a Video Conferencing System at University, under the approv...

 2021-03-06 23:51 

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Upcoming Cricket Superstars Of Pakistan...

Cricket is believed to have begun possibly as early as the 13th century as a game in which country boys bowled at a tree stump. Over time, the sport has become a passion for the residents of many countries including; England, New Zealand, Australia, South...

 2021-03-06 23:50 

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Shibli terms Imran Khan upright, brave leader...

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again proved that he is a true, upright and brave leader who does not compromise on his principles. In a tweet on Saturday, the information minister sa...

 2021-03-06 23:50 

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to cement defence cooperation...

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have agreed to further enhance bilateral cooperation, especially in training and professional enhancement programmes. The understanding was reached at a meeting between Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan and Sr...

 2021-03-06 23:50 

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Promoted doctors of BPS-19 await posting, accuse department of corruption...

The Services, General Administration and Coordination Department (SGA&CD), Government of Sindh, has again issued a notice for holding meeting of Provincial Selection Board-II scheduled to be held on 9th March, under the chairmanship of the Chairman, Plann...

 2021-03-06 22:56 

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 2021-03-06 22:55 

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Out of the frying pan...

Finally, a deep breeze of relief for the ruling PTI! Days after a shock defeat on a key seat in the country's Senate elections, Prime Minister Imran Khan handily secured a vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday. A much-needed gain, ...

 2021-03-06 22:55 

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Bye-bye, tax exemptions...

Soon to be tabled in the National Assembly, the Income Tax Bill 2021 is, in essence, a natural consequence of Pakistan knocking at the doorways of the IMF. Whether this bill would put the brakes on the "remarkable turnaround" being proclaimed by t...

 2021-03-06 22:54 

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Making a case for quality education...

Pakistan is confronted with a multitude of demanding challenges in the education sector, the most important of all being the meagre budget allocation for education. Without investing a sizeable sum in education, the situation will further worsen with ever...

 2021-03-06 22:54 

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Elections, corruption & voters...

"The usefulness and the mandate of....an elected body under the Constitution have been defeated by continuous and widespread corruption including misapplication of public funds and 'horse-trading', change of loyalties in violation of law by the ho...

 2021-03-06 22:52 

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FATF grey list — A bitter reality...

Politics! Cried the irate crowd. The recent announcement that Pakistan will remain on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list was met with disdain and denial of ground realities. The FATF President, Dr. Marcus Pleyer was significantly diplomatic ...

 2021-03-06 22:51 

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Equal future in pandemic...

Every year, on 8th of March, the whole world celebrates International Women Day to create mass awareness about challenges faced by women and to highlight the achievements of successful women. By celebrating International women's Day, governments reite...

 2021-03-06 22:51 

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Shouldn't South Asia integrate Asia for collective good amid Covid?...

Liberalism remains valid. Isn't it? Indeed, yes. Connectivity and interdependence, even in the domain of trade and economy, enable interstate harmony, stimulates regional stability and encourages peace. Adopting geopolitical approach to economic inter...

 2021-03-06 22:28 

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India tame England to extend home record, reach WTC final...

AHMEDABAD: Virat Kohli's India burnished their formidable home record with a 3-1 series victory over England on Saturday, the tourists flunking another trial-by-spin inside three days in the fourth and final Test. India's 13th consecutive Test ser...

 2021-03-06 22:27 

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Southampton triumph in Sheffield for first league win in 10 games...

SHEFFIELD: Southampton claimed their first Premier League victory in 10 games as skipper James Ward-Prowse's first-half penalty and a thunderbolt from Che Adams secured a 2-0 win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday. Southampton, league l...

 2021-03-06 22:26 

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Japan thrash Pakistan in doubles to reach Davis Cup qualifiers...

ISLAMABAD: Japan's doubles pair came from a set down to defeat an experienced Pakistan duo in the Davis Cup World Group I first-round match in Islamabad on Saturday, booking a place in the 2022 qualifiers. Shintaro Mochizuki and Sho Shimabukuro beat A...

 2021-03-06 22:25 

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PCB plans to outsource management of bio-secure bubble for remaining PSL matches...

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to outsource the management of its biosecure bubble for the remaining games of the Pakistan Super League — whenever they are scheduled to be held. A top-level meeting of PCB was held in Karachi on Frid...

 2021-03-06 22:25 

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Kvitova defeats Muguruza to win Qatar Open...

DOHA: Petra Kvitova won her first title since 2019 as she swept past Garbie Muguruza 6-2, 6-1 to win the Qatar Open final on Saturday. Kvitova broke Muguruza's serve five times in a row to seal the first set and take a commanding lead in the second. I...

 2021-03-06 22:24 

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IPL 2021 to start on April 9, final on May 30 subject to GC approval...

NEW DELHI: The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to be played from April 9 to May 30 subject to the approval of the Governing Council (GC). In another development, while the date of the all-important GC meeting to decide on the ven...

 2021-03-06 22:22 

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Spin depth leaves Australia well-placed to complete series comeback...

WELLINGTON: There will be more important T20 matches for these two sides to play later in the year, but a deciding contest to this series is a good opportunity for them to hone their skills in tournament-style play. Australia have been playing must-win fo...

 2021-03-06 22:22 

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Gunners' Xhaka gaffe gifts Burnley a point...

BURNLEY: A dreadful defensive error from Arsenal's Granit Xhaka gifted Burnley an equaliser as the sides drew 1-1 at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday. Dani Ceballos hit the post in stoppage time after some late VAR drama saw a penalty and r...

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