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ICT Local Government Bill 2015 passed in Senate

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The Upper House on Thursday passed the Islamabad Territory (ICT) Local Government Bill 2015. Advertisements This will pave the ways for holding elections in the federal capital. The bill will be tabled in the Lower House for approval, as said the reports. After National Assembly’s passing the Bill, …

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Scotland Yard team arrives Islamabad to probe Imran Farooq murder

ISLAMABAD: Scotland Yard’s team reached federal capital on Saturday to investigate the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq. Islamabad had requested the team to visit Pakistan to investigate into the matter. The team is likely to meet suspects who are detained in Pakistan. The schedule for …

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Election Commission publicizes schedule of local government polls in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has announced the schedule of local government elections in Islamabad and as per schedule the polls would be held on July 25.  It is stated in the schedule that the returning officers will issue a notice for nomination papers of the candidates on June …

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Haqqanis are not spared in operations, says Pak officials

ISLAMABAD: The military operations in the tribal areas are targeting all militant groups, including the Haqqani Network, in response to a US State Department report which suggested that certain terrorist were spared by the offensives, a security official said on Sunday. The official said that It is not true that we …

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Nawaz Sharif directs to take instant step to overcome loadshedding

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called Secretary Water and Power Younus Dadha on Saturday, asked about the power shortage in the first day of Ramadan, and directed to take all possible steps to overcome loadshedding. Premier also expressed displeasure over the preliminary reported presented by the Secretary of Water and …

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To analyze the privatisation of Neelum-Jhelum Power Projects, PM directs to form a committee

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy at Prime Minister House on Thursday to get counsel over the matter of privatizing the Neelum-Jhelum Power Project. It decided to form a committee after counselling of about four hours as the meeting gave an elaborated …

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International NGOs to continue operating in Pakistan for six months: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired meeting on Tuesday which decided to permit Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to carry on their working in Pakistan under the orbit of relevant laws. It was decided that all International NGOs working across the country will continue to for a period of six months within …

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NA Passes a resolution to stand up for Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD: The national assembly has passed a resolution on Wednesday against the brutality of government of Myanmar. The resolution was moved by Rana Tanvir Hussain ( Federal Minister For Defensce Production ). PM Nawaz Sharif was also there in the House along with Opposition Leader of NA Syed Khursheed Shah. …

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We will take all possible measures to secure Pakistan: PM Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday that terrorism and extremism is the biggest challenge for the country. The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visit Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) Headquarter in Islamabad. #PM and #COAS visit HQ ISI at Isd today. DG …

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Everyone’s concerns will be addressed and consensus on CPEC is a must: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested the political parties to take on a consensus stance on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project for the expediency of the country. Addressing the conference of parliamentary leadership in the federal capital on Thursday, he said the political leaders’ reserve the right to put across their …

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CCTV footage reveals, Risalpur Cadet caught the burglar in Islamabad

ISLAMABD: Private TV channel ran clip in which it is reported that, Risalpur college stuendts and his friends failed the an attempt of robbery attempted by two unknown burglar . As it can be seen in the clip, two robbers entered the mobile shop, they tried to loot the shop …

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Chinese President arrives in Parliament to address joint session of Parliament

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Xi Jinping – the President and paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China arrives in Parliament to address the joint setting of Pakistan National Assembly and Senate today on his second and last day State Visit to Pakistan. Mr. Jinping arrived at the Parliament where he was welcomed …

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Russia will lend Pakistan $2b for LNG pipeline

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia have tied up a contract under which Moscow will lend Islamabad $2 billion to set a pipeline that will supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) form Karachi to Lahore. In return to this, Russian companies will be given contract to contract the pipeline. The formal concord between …

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Pakistan stands with Saudi Arabia to defend its sovereignty: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister, Ishaq Dar has clearly said that Pakistan will defend Saudi Arabia if it has to face any threat from Yemen. “Pakistan and Pakistani people are all the time ready for the protection of Saudi Arabia” adding, “we will help Saudi Arabia in this hour of need”. He …

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