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F-16s to Pakistan: India summons US ambassador over Jets sale

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: Disappointed over US deal with Pakistan on F-16 fighter jet, India summoned on Saturday United States Ambassador to India to reflect displeasure on $699 million deal. Advertisements Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup via twitter said, ” We are disappointed at the decision of the Obama Administration …

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President Mamoon suggests people no to celebrate Valentine’s Day

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday suggested the people Pakistan not to celebrated Valentine’s Day. Speaking to event to honour the services of Pakistan Movement stalwart Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar on his death anniversary, the president said: ” “Valentine’s Day has no connection with our culture and it should be …

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Military Court: COAS Raheel confirms death sentences of 12 militants

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentence of 12 militants tired by special military court, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) revealed. The 12 “hardcore terrorists” were involved in “committing heinous offences relating to terrorism”, which include the Bannu jailbreak, attacks on armed forces, law enforcement agencies …

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Obama proposes $860m in US budget 2016-17 for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: United States government has proposed about US $860 million in aid for Pakistan during the 2016-17 fiscal year, in the proposed amount $265 million allocated for purchasing military hardware. “The budget also provides $859.8 million towards sustaining cooperative relationships with Pakistan,” the State Department said. In 2013-2014 one billion …

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Pakistan, Qatar ink $1 billion annual LNG supply deal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Qatar on Wednesday have inked an agreement for supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) worth around one billion dollars to Pakistan annually, Radio Pakistan reported. Prime Minister is in Qatar for two day official visit, the agreement on Long Term LNG Sale and Purchase was signed today. …

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Pakistan leading South Asia in ‘Mobile Money’: World Bank Report

Pakistan is leading in ‘Mobile Money’ as the people using mobile phone to transfer money more than any country of South Asia, World Bank report revealed. World Bank’s Global Finder Database initiated the study, which gives insight about how people borrow, save, manage risks and make payment, told that an …

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Big Upsets are happening in PSL

With more and more matches on regular basis, the bigger upsets are happening. The most favourite teams are losing while the least expensive teams are performing unexpectedly very well. If this trend continues the winner of the PSL might very surprising. Quetta Gladiators are one of those exceptions. While most …

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Dutch Queen Máxima to arrive in Pakistan on three-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will arrive tomorrow for her three-day visit in Pakistan. Detuch Queen holds position of “Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development” for UN Secretary General, in her visit she will support Pakistan’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy, Radio Pakistan reported. “In her capacity as the …

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Pakistan Army offers assistance for Indian soldiers buried under Siachen avalanche

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army director general military operations (DGMO) called his Indian counterpart on Thursday and offered assistance for the rescue of Indian Army personnel who went missing after an avalanche hit the Siachen glacier area. Ten Indian Army soldiers went missing in a avalanche that hit Siachen glacier in the …

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Pak vs NZ 3rd ODI: New Zealand bamboozles Pakistan in nerve-racking encounter

The 3rd and the last ODI of Pakistan-New Zealand series was today played at Eden Park, Auckland. The match was a compulsory one for Pakistan to level the series 1-1 as the 1st match was won by New Zealand and 2nd was called off due to rain. The 3rd ODI …

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PCB chief Shahryar Khan not concerned over Pakistan team performance

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Team is under the radar of media after consecutive series loss, frist against England and recently against New Zealand.  The pressure is building to compel some changes in the team. However Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan thinks otherwise, today talking to media after inaugurating the Benzair …

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Saudi Minister denies Pakistani mediation role in rift with Iran

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir on Monday has denied that role of Pakistani mediation between the Saudi and Iran on-going rift, Bahrain News agency reported. “Some countries had offered to mediate and communicate ideas between Riyadh and Tehran, stressing that Iran knows what is required from it and …

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Sidharth Malhotra nailed it, visits Pakistan after Ali Zafar’s ‘Dawat’?

LAHORE: Put politics aside, share some moments of  joy and love together. The artists got luxury to go beyond  the  boundaries of borders. Ali Zafar and Sidharth Malhotra exhibited how much artists share the bond of love and compassion.  It is still unclear that on Ali Zafar’s dawat whether Sidharth …

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Russian Army to hold first ever military exercises with Pakistan in 2016

Russian Army Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov on Friday said that Russian ground forces will hold first ever military exercises with Pakistan in this year, according to TASS news agency.  “As part of interaction with our foreign colleagues in 2016, we have scheduled seven joint exercises with the involvement of the relevant …

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