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Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Twenty-six civilians were killed in air strikes Friday on areas controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group in southern Syria s Daraa province, a war monitor said. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said 11 children were among those killed in day-long strikes by regime and allied […]

PML-N’s troubles continue as 7 candidates in south Punjab return party tickets

PML-N’s troubles continue as 7 candidates in south Punjab return party tickets

In another setback for the PML-Nawaz, seven of the party’s ticket-holders from south Punjab on Saturday announced that they would be contesting as independent candidates. Four of the seven candidates belong to the Rajanpur ‘electables’ group under former provincial deputy speaker Sher Ali Gorchani, who is a candidate for NA-193 and PP-293. Besides Sher Ali, […]

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Election Commission of Pakistan released a comparison of the number of nomination papers filled by the prospective candidates for the General Election 2018 and the applicants for general elections 2013.According to the comparative table, a total of 21, 482 nominations papers were filed for the elections 2018 in comparison with the 28, 308 applications received […]

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Air strikes on rebel-held parts of southern Syria put three hospitals out of service overnight as the government pressed a Russian-backed offensive to retake territory, a monitor said on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said bombing raids, including by Russian warplanes, had damaged medical centres in the opposition-controlled towns of […]

First ever conference to woo South Korean investors to Pakistan held

First ever conference to woo South Korean investors to Pakistan held

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Embassy of Pakistan in South Korea hosted the maiden interactive session and investment conference in Seoul to attract the local investors to Pakistan by highlight the potential of foreign investment in the country. The conference, titled “Emerging Pakistan: Opportunities for Bilateral Investment and Trade”, attracted more than 140 representatives from renowned […]

England and New Zealand shatter women’s T20 record against luckless South Africa

England and New Zealand shatter women’s T20 record against luckless South Africa

LONDON; England posted a new women’s Twenty20 international record of 250 for three against South Africa at Taunton on Wednesday — just hours after New Zealand had done the same thing to the Proteas at the same ground. The three sides are taking part in a triangular tournament where teams will play ‘double-headers’. It was […]

Pakistan and Tajikistan Tuesday agreed to further strengthen their relations by adopting measures to take bilateral trade to US $ 500 million per annum, immediate revival of air links and early implementation of CASA-1000 (Central Asia South Asia) electricity project.

Pakistan and Tajikistan Tuesday agreed to further strengthen their relations by adopting measures to take bilateral trade to US $ 500 million per annum, immediate revival of air links and early implementation of CASA-1000 (Central Asia South Asia) electricity project.

DUSHANBE, June 19 (APP): Pakistan and Tajikistan Tuesday agreed to further strengthen their relations by adopting measures to take bilateral trade to US $ 500 million per annum, immediate revival of air links and early implementation of CASA-1000 (Central Asia South Asia) electricity project. The two sides reached this agreement during talks between President Mamnoon […]

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

TUTICORIN, India;A protester shot during demonstrations against a copper plant in southern India died of his injuries Thursday, officials said, the 13th victim killed by police fire. A curfew remained in pockets of Tuticorin city in Tamil Nadu state where police used live ammunition to disperse protesters this week, provoking international outrage and demands for […]

Carried Out Record Development Work in South Punjab: NS

Carried Out Record Development Work in South Punjab: NS

Assembly members hailing from South Punjab called on Former Prime Minister and PML-N Supremo, Nawaz Sharif at Jati Umrah on Sunday.PML-N President, Shahbaz Sharif,  Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, Pervez Rasheed, Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Owais Leghari and others were present in the meeting. During the meeting, the overall situation of the country and matters […]

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