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NAB prepares reference against Shahbaz, Fawad in Ashiana case

Lahore: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has prepared a reference against the Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif and former principal secretary to ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif Fawad Hasan Fawad Regardimng Ashiana-I- Iqbal housing scandal that cost Rs 14 billion. The reference has been sent to the chairman NAB retired Justice …

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Probe into Khwaja brothers’ assets launched

Khawaja Saad Rafique

Lahore: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched investigation against former railways minister Khwaja Saad Rafique and his brother former Punjab health minister Khwaja Salman Rafique for having assets beyond known sources of income. Yet another case opens up against the duo Khawaja brother in the NAB custody. Saad Rafique …

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Five bridges open on Gilgit-Skardu road

GILGIT: Five bridges were opened on Monday on the Gilgit-Skardu road where construction is underway. Frontier Works Organisation got the contract last year of constructing the 175-Km long Gilgit-Skardu road. While addressing at the launching ceremony of Alam Bridge, which connects Gilgit-Skardu road with Korakoram highway, Commander FCNA Maj-Gen Ehsan Mehmood …

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US willing to work with PTI govt: Congressman Brad Sherman

Washington: United States will continue collaborating with Pakistan as it did with the previous Pakistan governments, says Congressman Brad Sherman, the expected chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. While talking to journalist congressmen Brad Sherman expressed, “Pakistan after the elections”, Mr Sherman negated the impression that United States was supporting …

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Nine children injured as Train bumped into school van

Narowal: Nine children were wounded when a passenger train rammed into a school van on Tuesday while crossing the railway track in Narowal District. Rescue officials told that Lasani express which was travelling from Narowal to Lahore hit the school vain near crossing line. As a result of the hitting …

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Dense fog engulfs Punjab and KPK

Heavy fog engulfed the parts of Punjab and most of the districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this Tuesday morning. Due to the fog, Visibility has been reduced to hardly few meters and the roads have in the cities, including motorway. M1 Motorway, which connects Rawalpindi-Islamabad to Peshawar, has been closed temporarily due …

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FDI inflows at 5-month high with China leading the pack

Pakistan allured five-month high foreign direct investment (FDI) of $280 million in November 2018. And its all-seasoned friend China was the sole investor reflecting its belief in the country’s future. In November 2017 it was around $239.5 and this year it rose by 17% hitting a new maximum. China alone …

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Lt Gen Bilal Akbar visits LoC, appreciates troops vigilance

Rawalpindi: Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar paid visit to the troops that were lined along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kel Sector. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday told media, that Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar visited troops and appreciated their vigilant response to Indian Cease Fire Violations …

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Coalition partners seek Saad Rafique’s production order

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The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government was lashed by its own coalition partners on the floor of National Assembly where the supported the demand of Opposition for the issuance order of a production order of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker from Lahore and former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique. National …

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Senate panel cancels meeting over minister’s absence

Islamabad: The Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources called of meeting in protest over the absence of the minister on Monday, including federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda. The meeting was led by Chairman Senator Shamim Afridi who took serious notice regarding the absence of the minister, secretary of water …

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First Pak-aided US-Taliban talks held in UAE

Islamabad: United States officials and Taliban representatives met in the United Arab Emirates on Monday for peace talks facilitated by Pakistan in negotiating settlements over Afghanistan war. The meeting took place in Abu Dhabi was attended by Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, US, Afghan and UAE officials. Towards the end of the …

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PTI government incapable of managing the country: Nawaz Sharif

Depose Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday stated that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government is incompetent and unable to manage the country and its faltering economy. Nawaz co-chaired the meeting with his brother and president PML-N Shehbaz Sharif. Nawaz said the “biggest challenge” that country is presently facing is ‘economy’. “The …

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Govt making efforts to support small and medium scale industries.

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Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday mentioned his government policies to facilitate small and medium industry and exporters of the country. While delivering his speech in the 42nd award ceremony of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad, Prime Minister said that commerce is the backbone of …

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Modern technology unavoidable in Agricultural development

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said on Monday that modern technology is unavoidable for agriculture development in the country. PM Imran Khan stressed upon the need to introduce new machinery and techniques to increase the agricultural yield. He said that agriculture sector in the country can only be boosted …

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SBP will issue coin of Rs 50 on International Anti-Corruption Day

Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday issued Rs 50 coin with respect to international Anti-Corruption day  Central Bank had taken the authority from the Federal government regarding the issuing of the coin. The coin is made available at the exchange counters of all the officers at the State …

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