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President Trump called off a secret meeting at David camp with Taliban and cancelled peace talks. He tweeted that “Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday. They were coming to United States tonight. Unfortunately, in order to build false leverage, they admitted to an attack in Kabul that killed one of our great soldiers, and...

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Shehbaz Sharif decides not to appear before NAB in LWMC case

LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has Friday decided not to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) case owing to poor health. Shehbaz Sharif submitted a detailed reply to the NAB’s questionnaire. Advocate Ata Tarar told that Shehbaz’s doctor...

SC orders chief secretary to resolve KMC-KE dispute over dues

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered on Wednesday the Sindh chief secretary to resolve a dispute between the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and K-Electric over the payment of unpaid dues. The KMC had filed the petition in the Supreme Court pertaining to the dispute with the K-Electric. During...

Hasil Bizenjo will be Senate chairman, reiterates Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday reiterated that National Party s (NP) Hasil Bizenjo would be the new chairman of the Upper House of the Parliament. Addressing a press conference in Karachi on Wednesday, he said...

Talks completed with Pakistan on $6 b programme, confirms IMF

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund confirmed reaching a staff level agreement with Pakistan, which is a $6-billion three-year extended Fund facility to support Pakistan’s economic reforms. According to IMF’s communication department official Gerry Rice,...

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Miftah Ismail’s remand extended in LNG case

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Thursday extended the physical remand of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and former finance minister Miftah Ismail by 14 days in an ongoing probe into the liquefied natural gas (LNG) case. The PML-N leaders were presented before the court today, following the expiration of their remand. The National...

Govt has no intend to enforce Governor’s Rule or emergency in Sindh: Firdous Ashiq

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says Federal Government has no intention to enforce Governor’s Rule or emergency in Sindh. Talking to media in Islamabad on Thursday, she said that Federal Government does not believe in undermining...

Kashmir Solidarity Day

Today Pakistan is celebrating Defense Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day with national patriotism and enthusiasm. Special tributes will be paid to the martyrs of 1965 war and their sacrifices for motherland with airing national anthem by all broadcasting networks. The civil...

TFA major contributor of 58% deaths in Pakistan, says WHO head in Pakistan Dr. Palitha

Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD: Other day WHO Pakistan, the Nutrition Wing of the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (MoNHSRC) and Heartfile co-hosted a ‘National Advocacy Seminar on Creating Enabling Environment for Elimination of Trans Fatty...

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...

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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, but some of the wounded had died in hospital, said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman at the interior ministry. “Seventeen...

China supports US President’s Kashmir mediation offer

BEIJING: China on Friday said it supported the international community including the United States (US) in playing a constructive role in improving Pakistan-India relations through dialogue. Commenting on the US President Donald Trump’s...

Tehran says Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts won’t end Iran’

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the “genocidal taunts” of US President Donald Trump will not “end Iran”, as tensions spike between the two countries. “Iranians have stood...

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

WASHINGTON: The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The...

The Fate of Indian democracy

The abolishment of article 35A and 370 and integration of disputed territory of Kashmir into the country by Indian parliament is not only a gross violation of international law such as UNSC resolution...

Changing the image of real estate

(By Eyab Ahmed) Real Estate is an imperishable asset, ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human being ingenuity had devised. It is the basis of all security and the only indestructible security” The advancement of technological innovation in the real estate industry...

Good Governance

Eyab Ahmed ‘You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil’, said Quaid E Azam...

NO POWER CAN UNDO PAKISTAN

By Eyab Ahmed (eyabahmad@gmail.com) My previous column published in Daily Patriot on 22nd July 2018, Save Pakistan – Now or never was on the hidden faces...

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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