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Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani U.N. staff members from Karachi

Gunmen have kidnapped two men working for the U.N. Children's Fund from Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, police said Saturday.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Times

MQM protests against extra-judicial killings

ISLAMABAD: The activists and supporters of Muttahida Quami Movement's Islamabad and Rawalpindi chapter held a demonstration in front of the National Press Club against "enforced disappearances" and "extra-judicial killings" of party workers, as part of the party's nationwide protests.Holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans for the ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Nation

Something fishy about LNG project

In an unprecedented move, federal cabinet on Friday approved the policy for the import of Liquefied Natural Gas and construction of LNG terminal in Karachi.

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Daily Times

Six killed, five injured in Karachi violence : April 19, 2014,

KARACHI: Six persons were killed and five others were injured in different violent incidents in the city on Friday.

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Daily Times

Current account deficit widens to $2.12bn in Q3

KARACHI: The current account again showed deficit of 156 million in March after posting a surplus month in February maintaining its position widening imbalance in current account with $2.12 billion gap by the end of third quarter of 2013-14, State Bank of Pakistan statistics said.

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Daily Times

IoBM's short films highlight society, personalities: Festival enthralls faculty, students

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management 's Media Society has organised a film festival featuring shorts films by students of different universities at IoBM.A number of short films made by students of different varsities were screened were highly applauded by the audience at the event.Around 12 films were selected to be screened covering a wide ... (more)

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Two UN employees abducted in Karachi

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two local employees of the UN in Pakistan's port city of Karachi late Friday, police said.

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Financial Times

Pakistan's heritage battle

The prevailing attitude in the city has been to knock down the old and build new, more profitable buildings instead Abdullah Haroon Road, formerly known as Victoria Road, runs through the centre of Karachi's elite quarter.

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Cellular News

Pakistan's Warid Considering LTE Deployment in Existing Radio Spectrum

Pakistan's Warid Telecom is reportedly considering deploying a LTE network using its existing 1800Mhz spectrum as it declines to participate in the forthcoming spectrum auction.

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The Nation

Three bodies recovered from different areas of Karachi

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/karachi/18-Apr-2014/three-bodies-recovered-from-different-areas-of-karachi For news details Read on : Three bodies recovered from different areas of Karachi Karachi- Three bodies were found from different areas of Karachi while two persons were injured in different firing incidents across the city.

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The Nation

Army to ensure safe environment for polio workers

On the PML-N government's written request, Pakistan Army has decided to assist the government in anti-polio campaign, but contrary to the past practice, its personnel will not accompany the health workers in door-to-door campaigns.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

On talks, govt goes round in circles

ISLAMABAD The Cabinet Committee on National Security vowed to take all appropriate measures to improve internal security, which is vital for the economic and social development of the country, and decided to carry forward the strategy of engaging with those militants who are receptive to peace initiatives.

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Daily Times

70-bed medical unit opens at NICVD : April 18, 2014,

Karachi: Secretary Health Sindh Iqbal Hussain Durrrani on Thursday said improvement of financial structure of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases is top priority of Sindh government and the current financial crisis of hospital would end soon.

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Daily Times

SECP registers HAP under halal products, services

KARACHI: Halal Products and Services Association of Pakistan has been incorporated with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance, 1984 vide- incorporation number 008783.

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Cybercast News Service

State Dep't Official Warns of Backlash in Promoting LGBT Rights Abroad

Addressing an event on "global LGBT rights," a senior State Department official on Wednesday sounded a note of caution about how the U.S. promotes such issues in religiously or culturally conservative countries, warning of the risk of a backlash there.

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The Nation

Wasan says he would welcome Altaf if returns

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/wasan-says-he-would-welcome-altaf-if-returns For news details Read on : Wasan says he would welcome Altaf if returns KARACHI- Sindh Prisons Minister Manzoor Wasan said today that he would welcome Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain if he returned to Pakistan.

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Karachi stock seen upbeat, surges 362.38 points

High and Low were 29474.77 and 29095.77 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 391,632,280 shares with 380 total traded companies out of which 205 were up, 144 were down and 31 were unchanged.

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The Nation

Bilawal wants 18 more sites in Pakistan to become World Heritage

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/bilawal-wants-18-more-sites-in-pakistan-to-become-world-heritage For news details Read on : Bilawal wants 18 more sites in Pakistan to become World Heritage Karachi- Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief of Pakistan People's Party has urged the World Heritage Committee of ... (more)

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Ongoing projects in Karachi 'tannery zone' be completed

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/business/17-Apr-2014/ongoing-projects-in-karachi-tannery-zone-be-completed For news details Read on : Ongoing projects in Karachi 'tannery zone' be completed KARACHI - The Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has directed the concern authorities to complete all ongoing projects in Tannery ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

PIA refutes receiving warning notice from Saudi Arabia

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/business/17-Apr-2014/pia-refutes-receiving-warning-notice-from-saudi-arabia For news details Read on : PIA refutes receiving warning notice from Saudi Arabia KARACHI - National carrier Pakistan International Airlines has refuted media reports that Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation ... (more)

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