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NA condemns human rights violation in occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): National Assembly on Tuesday condemned the human rights violation in Indian occupied Kashmir and called upon India to withdraw forces from Jammu and Kashmir and quash anti-human laws enacted to quell just struggle of Kashmiri people. ...

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Khuzdar mass graves: Balochistan govt’s report in SC

ISLAMABAD: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Khuzdar Abdul Waheed Shah on Tuesday presented the Balochistan government’s report on the discovery of mass graves in the region in the Supreme Court, DawnNews reported. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by ...

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President stresses promoting spirit of volunteerism in society

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday stressed promoting the spirit of volunteerism in the society and lauded the services of Pakistan Red Crescent Society in helping the people in distress without any discrimination. Addressing the volunteers at ...

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Govt, Taliban committees to meet in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD, (SANA): JUI-S Amir Maulana Samiul Haq contacted coordinator of government negotiation committee Irfan Siddique and agreed to hold meeting of both committees at 2:00 pm today (Tuesday). While talking to a private TV channel Irfan Siddiqui said government committee ...

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PM felicitates Sri Lankan President, PM on their national day

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has felicitated President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on the occasion of their national day being celebrated on February 4 ...

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Unesco was against holding ceremony at Moenjodaro

About a week before the launch of the two-week festival at Moenjodaro on Friday, the director of Unesco’s world heritage sites had described it as an ‘improper’ activity which could threaten its universal values. But adviser to the Sindh chief ...

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Imran Khan will not represent Taliban committee: PTI

However, Rustam Shah Mohmand will represent PTI in the talks. Though Imran Khan won’t be a part of the talks, it was announced that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government will provide full cooperation in carrying out the talks peacefully. Earlier, ...

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Govt, Taliban committees to meet tomorrow

The government’s four-member committee and the Taliban’s five-member committee will meet to initiate the dialogue on Tuesday at 2pm. TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan told Express News senior anchorperson Javed Chaudhry on Monday that a nine-member political shura (advisory council) will ...

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Sindh Festival 2014

The celebrations have officially begun as contemporary trends and history were exquisitely fused at the inaugural ceremony of the Sindh Festival at Moen jo Daro. The ruins of the Indus Valley civilisation were transformed into a gorgeous, tinselled venue – ...

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Gas supply to Uch plant halted after damage to pipelines

DERA MURAD JAMALI: At least 550 megawatts of power supply was halted Monday, following damage to three gas pipelines supplying gas to the Uch power plant in Balochistan’s Dera Murad Jamali area, DawnNews reported. According to the Ministry of Water ...

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