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India to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants

NEW DEHLI: India's parliament on Wednesday passed a contentious bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from some countries,

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Commission absolved Modi of any responsibility in Gujrat violence

NEW DELHI: A commission of inquiry on Wednesday absolved Prime Minister Narendra Modi of any responsibility in the 2002 pogrom of Muslims.

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Pakistan-Russia enhance bilateral cooperation in different sectors

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in trade, aviation, economic and energy sectors and translate it into tangible investments in various sectors

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Seven Qatari arrested for attempting to enter Nushki for hunting houbara bustard

QUETTA: Seven Qatari nationals, including four members of the royal family, were arrested for attempting to enter Nushki for hunting houbara bustard without permission of the Foreign Office

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Govt increased discretionary powers of CSB

ISLAMABAD: Federal government has drastically increased discretionary powers of the Central Selection Board (CSB) for promotion of senior civil servants to higher grades,

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Govt imposed curbs on media coverage of convicts and absconders

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday decided to impose curbs on media coverage of convicts and absconders.

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NAB initiated inquiry against Mian Javed Latif

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated an inquiry against senior PML-N leader Mian Javed Latif for alleged misuse of power and making assets worth billions of rupees in the name of his siblings

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Without Imran Khan ruling party is nowhere: Jahangir Khan Tareen

LAHORE/NOWSHEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Jahangir Khan Tareen and Pervez Khattak strongly rebuffed any in-house change and vowed that without Imran Khan

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Nawaz Sharif met PML-N leaders in London

LONDON: Several senior leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz met the party’s ailing supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in London on Saturday to inquire after his health and discuss the way forward on burning political issues

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FBR extended deadline for retailers

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) extended the deadline for retailers to register with tax authorities and install automated point-of-sale (PoS) systems at outlets across the country to Dec 15

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TI called UK govt to transparently settle Malik Riaz money proceeding

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) noted the “scant information” of the arrangement of Malik Riaz funds and settlement,

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US resumed talks with Taliban in Qatar

The United States resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar on Saturday, a US source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic

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Moody Investors changed banks outlook from negative to stable

KARACHI: Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday changed the outlook of five leading banks from ‘negative’ to ‘stable’ and affirmed their existing B3 long-term local currency deposit ratings.

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Tania Aidrus left Google to join Digital Pakistan Vision

ISLAMABAD: The government has hired a senior ex-Google employee, Tania Aidrus, to head the digitization campaign. Tania Aidrus has resigned from her previous position as Director,

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PML-N group departed for London to meet Shahbez Sharif

LONDON: Members of the PML-N parliamentary group departed for London on Thursday to meet ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and to consult party president Shehbaz Sharif on important issues, party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said.

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PMYAP to work with govt of Japan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Youth Affairs Programme (PMYAP) has started working with the government of Japan to develop broad technical internship programmes in collaboration with the Japanese companies

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NAB filed reference in LNG import contract case against Shahid Khaqan

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on Tuesday filed a reference in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import contract case

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Intl financial institutions recognised efforts of Pakistan economic team: Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Tuesday said that leading international financial institutions were recognising the substantive efforts of Pakistan’s economic team

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World must stop war against nature: UNSG

The world must stop a “war against nature” and find more political will to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday,

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Fazlur Rehman warned govt of serious consequences

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday warned the government of serious consequences if it deviates from his demands.