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Heart of Asia 2016

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi has said that Pakistan attended the Heart of Asia (HoA) conference in India for lasting peace in the region.Tariq Fatemi said Pakistan attended the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar, India despite the fact that India constantly …

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Russian plan on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a massive attack against opposition–held areas of Syria’s second-largest city of Aleppo. During a presidential transition, Putin calculates, the outgoing lame-duck president would not risk taking big decisions on issues of national importance and the incoming President-elect is not yet legally empowered to do so. …

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Pak-India dialogue

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, in an interview with Indian TV channel has said that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar next week. Urging for resumption of dialogue process between the two neighbouring countries, Basit said, “We …

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Appointment of new COAS

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif picked up General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS), putting an end to weeks of intense speculation pertaining to appointment on the powerful post. General Bajwa will take command of the Pakistan Army from incumbent Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on …

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Modi’s threat to Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi said that water which ‘belongs’ to India cannot be allowed to flow into Pakistan. “The fields of our farmers must have adequate water. Water that belongs to India cannot be allowed to go to Pakistan… The government will do everything to provide enough water to our …

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EU-Turkey crisis

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to open Turkey’s borders to allow refugees and migrants to reach the European Union in a move that would tear up a landmark deal that has reduced the flow. Erdogan’s comments, some of his toughest in recent times against the EU, prompted an immediate warning …

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Increase in lawmakers’ pay

The federal cabinet has approved up to 150 percent increase in salaries of the federal ministers, ministers of state, members of the National Assembly, its speaker and deputy speakers, members of Senate, its chairman and deputy chairman.Though the salary of the prime minister has also been enhanced, he would be …

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Continuous Indian aggression

Eleven civilians were martyred when Indian forces targeted an ambulance and a passenger bus near the Dhudnial town in Neelum Valley along the Line of Control on Wednesday. At least seven people have been injured in the attack.According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, three Pakistani soldiers also valiantly embraced martyrdom …

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Jahangir Badar’s death

The funeral prayers of senior Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former federal minister Jahangir Badar were offered on Monday. Later on the dead body of Jehangir Badar was laid to rest in Miami Sahib Graveyard in Lahore. The senior politician died of cardiac arrest in Lahore late Sunday night.Pakistan …

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IDEAS 2016

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the ninth International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2016 being held at Expo Centre in Karachi from Tuesday. The Prime Minister was welcomed at the venue by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah …

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