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9 hrs ago | The Nation

Vendors unwilling to leave sit-ins

Though the prolonged sit-ins have forced many of the protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek to leave the gatherings, there are some people still willing to come and stay at the protest area.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Times

25 outlaws arrested, drugs, weapons, kites seized : August 30, 2014,

RAWALPINDI: Launching operation against anti-social elements, the police here on Friday arrested 25 outlaws and recovered drugs, weapons, kites and bottles of liquors from their possession.According to police spokesman, Pirwadhi police arrested Imran Haider and recovered a pistol 30 bore and 3 rounds from his possession while Rawat police arrested ... (more)

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Daily Times

RAC stages - Pehchan Humari Pakistan' : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The fun lovers of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were entertained with a play `Pehchan Humari Pakistan' staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council in connection with Independence Day celebrations.The play titled "Pehchan Humari Pakistan", was written by Azhar Firoz and directed by Imran Rushdi while portraying theme on nation's identity ... (more)

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The Telegraph

Keep the men in the barracks

It might prove to be disturbing to read this book while the show is still on in Islamabad, where two minority parties are dictating terms to a majority government.

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Financial Times

Pakistan army chief summons Khan and Qadri

General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan 's army chief, has summoned opposition leaders holding mass protests in the capital for midnight meetings and told them he will mediate in their dispute with the government, underlining the return of military influence over the country's fractious democratic politics.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Nation

Containers cost millions to exchequer

Thousands of shipping containers used as obstruction to thin out protest rallies of PAT and PTI in Islamabad and major parts of Punjab are costing millions of US dollars to the national exchequer.

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Daily Times

Banks under tight security due to sit-ins of PAT, PTI : August 29, 2014,

RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Directives have been issued for tightening the security of the government and private banks in Rawalpindi due to the sit-ins by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek .The sources said that the Rawalpindi police have directed the divisional police officers, SDPO's, and SHOs to prepare and furnish a comprehensive ... (more)

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Nerve News

Hindu temple may be razed in Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 28 - A 79-year old Hindu temple in Rawalpindi may be razed to make way for an educational and housing complex, a media report said Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceTHE Electronic Highway is a Two-Way Street

The interests of the U.S. military-industrial complex appear to take precedence over U.S. national interests and human rights concerns, a recent transfer of fighter jets to Pakistan shows.

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Daily Times

PTI legislators in Punjab Assembly submit resignations : August 28, 2014,

Under the party policy 28 out of 30 legislators submitted their resignations to the Assembly Secretary Rai Mumtaz on Wednesday.

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Daily Times

Nation eagerly awaits Chinese president's visit next month: Shahbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Pakistan in the middle of September and that his visit will be of extraordinary importance while the Pakistani nation is ready to welcome the Chinese President.

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The Nation

NAB set to seek red warrants for Mudaraba scam absconders

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/27-Aug-2014/nab-set-to-seek-red-warrants-for-mudaraba-scam-absconders For news details Read on : NAB set to seek red warrants for Mudaraba scam absconders ISLAMABAD - Amidst extreme public pressure for the recovery of over Rs 21.6 billion of the poor, National Accountability Bureau is set ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Nation

Thundershowers forecast

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/lahore/27-Aug-2014/thundershowers-forecast For news details Read on : Thundershowers forecast LAHORE - Plains of the country received scattered rain on Tuesday with experts predicting the wet spell to continue during the couple of days.

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Daily Times

Disaster control room: Rescue 1122 seeks funds of Rs 3.5m : August 27, 2014,

RAWALPINDI: The Punjab emergency service has asked for funds to establish a disaster control room.

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Daily Times

11 outlaws arrested; drugs, weapons siezed : August 27, 2014,

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi police on Tuesday arrested 11 outlaws and recovered drugs, weapons, and bottles of liquor from their possession.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Pakistan's prime minister meets army chief amid crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the country's powerful army chief on Tuesday as a political deadlock over mass protests to demand the government's resignation showed no signs of resolution.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Nation

PML-N, JUI-F rally expressES solidarity with Sharifs

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/26-Aug-2014/pml-n-jui-f-rally-expresses-solidarity-with-sharifs For news details Read on : PML-N, JUI-F rally expressES solidarity with Sharifs RAWALPINDI- The workers and activists of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl along with trader, lawyer and students wings of ... (more)

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Daily Times

Interior minister mulls strategy to clear Constitution Avenue in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD Minister for Interior Affairs Chaudhry Nisar Ali chaired an emergency meeting of Islamabad and Rawalpindi administration here on Monday to discuss the possible outcomes of the Supreme Court orders regarding vacation of the Constitution Avenue by participants of the 'Azadi March' and 'Inqilab March.'

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The Times of India

Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A historic Hindu temple in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi is facing demolition to make way for barracks for soldiers, outraging the minority community in the country.

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The Nation

Radio Pakistan headquarters shift to old building due to sit-ins

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/25-Aug-2014/radio-pakistan-headquarters-to-old-building-due-to-sit-ins For news details Read on : Radio Pakistan headquarters shift to old building due to sit-ins Islamabad- The broadcasting and other administrative matters of radio Pakistan have been shifted temporarily from its ... (more)

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