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After all, the representatives of the European Union and the UK government as a final point agreed on a deal for the UK to leave the European Union just in time for it to be placed before the EU summit in Brussels. Ever since becoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson had sworn to leave the EU by 31st October regardless of losing a number of votes in the House of Commons and also the ostensible Benn Act which forces Mr. Johnson to demand a three-month delay...

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Pakistan views with great value cooperation, bilateral relations with Portugal: PA Speaker

LAHORE: A 5- member delegation of Portugal headed by Director of Portugal Mission Dr Jose Carlos Calazan called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi at the Assembly Chambers on (Monday) and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest. The Speaker informed the guests about the structure of the assembly, parliamentary traditions and its Rules of Procedure. Discussion also took place...

1500-km roads to be repaired, built till December: Buzdar

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said on Sunday that the construction work for 1500-km rural roads would continue till December, 2019, in the province, and the first phase would cost Rs15 billion. He was talking to National Assembly members including Khurram Shahzad, Malik Nawab Sher...

103 new dengue cases surface in Karachi

KARACHI: The number of dengue cases is on the rise in Karachi as 103 more people hit by the mosquito-borne disease were admitted to various hospitals in Karachi, according to the Dengue Surveillance Cell. The number of people suffering from dengue fever has reached...

Pakistani students win first position in cultural day event in Limkokwing University

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakistani students won first prize in cultural day of Limkokwing university, University management held the competition and at the end of the day Pakistani students were declared as winners.   ...

Fear grips residents of Rawalpindi Cantonment

Armed Mob occupies a Private property Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD: Unidentified armed individuals entered Rawalpindi Garrison in the middle of night on Sunday and forcefully occupied a private property on main Peshawar road near General Headquarters. Terror gripped the residents of the area when this mob arrived causing a lot of trouble for the locals.   According to sources two brothers named Malik Shabbir and Malik Naseer were leading the armed mob, and these sources have also claimed that these individuals are also involved in criminal activities.  The possession of the said property has been given to a bank as per the court decree, however mob led by Malik Shabbir and Malik...

Government takes steps to thwart JUI-F’s Azadi March

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Two JUI-F workers held over putting up Azadi March banners in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: The police on Monday arrested two workers of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) for violating Section 144 imposed in Islamabad. As per details, a crackdown has been launched against the JUI-F workers ahead...

PM Imran determined to solve problems of inhabitants of mega city: Dr Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (PM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that Imran Khan is committed to resolve problems of Karachi, which is the commercial hub of Pakistan. In a series of tweets, the special assistant...

226 criminals held, looted items worth millions of rupees recovered

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested 226 outlaws during last week and recovered looted items worth millions of rupees from them including gold ornaments, cars and bikes, a police spokesman said. Following directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad...

Situation far from normal in IOK on 100th day of clampdown

SRINAGAR: The situation continues to remain far from normal in the Kashmir Valley as well as Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as New Delhi-imposed clampdown in the name of security entered...

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Normal life remains crippled in IOK on 57th consecutive day

SRINAGAR: The grim situation remained unchanged in Indian occupied Kashmir on 57th consecutive day, on Sunday, due to continued restrictions and communication blackout imposed by Narendra Modi-led communal government. Normal life continues to remain crippled in the Kashmir valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region due to the snapping of mobile and...

At least 35 people at wedding party killed during nearby Afghan army raid

KABUL: At least 35 civilians attending a wedding party were killed and 13 others wounded by explosions and gunfire during a raid by the United States-backed Afghan government forces on a nearby militant hideout, two officials in southern...

India tightens curfew to prevent Kashmiris’ march on UN office in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The Indian authorities tightened curfew and other restrictions to prevent people from holding a protest demonstration outside the UN office in Srinagar after Friday prayers against India’s provocative August 5 move and...

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80: officials

KABUL: The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday. The initial death toll after the Saturday night blast was 63,...

India is set to lose grip over LAC with China in the next few years

Syed Haider A. Gardezi Most of us are familiar with the Line of Control (LoC), the defacto ceasefire line which Pakistan shares with India in the North and North east. However, few people know...

Lessons for us from the Mongol Siege of Baghdad

Syed Haider A. Gardezi History and military warfare books note that the Siege of Baghdad in 1258, by the Mongols, under the command of Halagu Khan, ended in a ‘Decisive Mongol Victory’. However,...

Indian Desperation is Evident

Syed Haider A. Gardezi A military, comprising of more than a million troops and officers. An economy worth trillions. A bureaucracy that was intact, up and running as the British left the subcontinent,...

Pakistan remains undeterred India commits a blunder

Syed Haider A. Gardezi At this point in time, India is facing a huge challenge in the form of multiple insurgencies. Most of these  movements are separatist in nature, demanding independence from...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed to hug the earth there. The cheerful sun smiled and beamed on the earth and the flowers opened up...

Drug abuse in educational institutions

By Rameez Ali Mahesar The trend of drug addiction in Pakistan is briskly flourishing among people at alarming rate. The statistics have shown Pakistan on the rise in term of people fallen prey to this...

Discrimination against women

A lot of questions arise in our mind when we think of discrimination against women. Are there no issues relating to women discrimination? Do women not face any problems on the basis of their gender? Are...

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