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NEW DELHI: India on Saturday announced its ambitious defence budget amounting to 2.47 trillion Indian rupees ($40.07 billion, almost 4 trillion Pak rupees) a 7.9 percent increase for the fiscal year starting April 1, suggesting that it will move ...
 
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KARACHI: The Sindh government on Saturday imposed a ban on transfer, postings and recruitment of police personnel for three months.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah made this announcement while talking to media persons saying, “Every ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: In a covert reference to the PTI, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman Saturday said some people wanted to get back to Parliament by supporting the government on the proposed 22nd Amendment.
Fazl said this in his meeting with the ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi & M Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: As many as 131 candidates are left in the field for the upcoming Senate elections, according to the final list issued on Saturday by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
For general seats, there were 104 validly nominated ...
 
 
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WANA: At least 12 soldiers sustained injuries in a roadside blast in the Sarwakai tehsil in South Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Saturday, official sources said.
The sources said that a convoy of the security forces was heading to Dera Ismail Khan ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) under the chairmanship of Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday approved a reduced amount of Rs960 million for the payment of two months salaries against the demand of over four months for ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi on Saturday said there was a change in the foreign policy of Pakistan and his prediction about Afghanistan made in November last year had also come true.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has brought a visible ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Pir Masood Chishti of the Independent Group, led by Asma Jahangir, has won the slot of Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) president for the year 2015-16 by defeating Sheikh Shahid Maqbool of Professional Group, led by Hamid ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The biggest game show of Asia of the Geo TV, hosted by Dr Amir Liaquat Husain witnessed a rain of prizes won by participants of the programme.
The popularity of the programme is on the increase with every passing day. The people ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The All Primary Teacher Association (Apta), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter, staged protest against the government for not meeting their demands. Led by the provincial president, the members of the Apta and teachers took out protest procession ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: PML-N lawmaker Wajeehuz Zaman’s habit of speaking his mind has landed him in trouble as the party leadership has issued him a show cause notice for showing indiscipline.
The notice, issued by the PML-N Secretary General, gave him two ...
 
 
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QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said the province is passing through a very critical period of its history and pledged that no compromise would be made on the coastal areas and the right of proprietorship of the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Jahangir Tareen said on Saturday that a decision on whether or not to return to the National Assembly would be taken by the core committee.
In a statement here, he said that if ...
 
 
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KHAR: A soldier of the Afghan National Army underwent surgery at the Agency Headquarters Hospital on Saturday for appendicitis. The soldier, Bashir, was shifted to the hospital at Khar after he complained of pain during duty hours in the border ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain urged the Supreme Court of Pakistan to come forward and rescue the situation forthwith with regard to the upcoming Senate elections and expressed his dismay over the ongoing ...