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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

Dialogue process in quandary over role of army : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's central government and protesting PTI and PAT leaders on Friday got embroiled into yet another controversy over the ambit of Army's role to resolve the current political impasse, bringing the latest round of dialogue process to a grinding halt after disagreement on most contentious demand that the incumbent Prime Minister ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

Imran announces protest demos in four major cities : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Announcing the expansion of his protests into four major cities of the country on Friday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan rejected the allegations that he had a personal enmity with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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7 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Offerings: Let's recognize hate when we see it

Last month in Edmonton, a group of people participated in the Hate to Hope rally organized by Chevi Rabbit, a gay University of Alberta student who was viciously attacked two years ago by three assailants.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Times

CM vows to enrol 4 million children in schools

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday said that implementation of Punjab School Reforms Roadmap has substantially improved education sector in the province.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Times

JI against army's role in political affairs : August 29, 2014,

LAHORE Jamaat-e-Islami leader Sirajul Haq has said that involvement of the armed forces in political affairs is not a good precedent and it had not added to the prestige of Pakistan and the nation in the world communities.

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15 hrs ago | Daily Times

LHC admits petition seeking dissolution of assemblies : August 29, 2014,

LAHORE The Lahore High Court on Friday admitted a petition for hearing seeking dissolution of the National and the provincial assemblies.

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16 hrs ago | Daily Times

JI asks speaker not to accept PTI resignations : August 29, 2014,

LAHORE: Syed Waseem Akhter, who is Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab chapter emir and also party's parliamentary leader in the Punjab Assembly , has sent a letter to PA Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan, requesting him not to accept resignations tendered by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members of the provincial legislature.

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20 hrs ago | Arab Times

US dubs Pakistan money-changer 'global terrorist'

The US Treasury said Muhammad Iqbal, who owns and runs the Asma Money Exchangers in the eastern Pakistan city, conducts financial transactions on behalf of Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Times

Pakistan Movement as captured by lensmen on show at NCA : August 29, 2014,

LAHORE: Depicting the pre and post-Partition phases of the Pakistan Movement, an exhibition of photographs titled 'Tehreek-i-Pakistan' opened at Zahoorul Akhlaq Art Gallery of the National College of Arts on Thursday.

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Daily Times

FIR lodged against Sharifs, ministers

LAHORE: Names of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, son Hamza Shahbaz and nine cabinet members have been included in the first information report in the Model Town carnage case.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis

Pakistan's army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re-assert its dominance over the civilian government.

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The Baltimore Sun

New Pakistan law will likely worsen torture by police [Commentary]

Police in Faisalabad, Pakistan's third largest city, tortured more than 1,400 people during a six-year period, according to a report researched and written by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, for Justice Project Pakistan , a non-governmental organization based in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Daily Times

India ready to talk Kashmir within - bilateral' framework : August 28, 2014,

NEW DELHI India's Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin has said that India is willing to discuss the issue of Jammu Kashmir with Pakistan within the framework of bilateral agreements of Simla and the Lahore Declaration.

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Counterpunch

Progress in Pakistan Depends on Women's Participation

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The Nation

Airport manager held responsible

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/lahore/28-Aug-2014/airport-manager-held-responsible For news details Read on : Airport manager held responsible LAHORE- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation, Shujaat Azeem said that investigation report into the Karachi airport tragedy has been completed wherein the airport manager and ... (more)

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India Auto News

India and Pakistan sign MoU to boost auto component trade

Auto Component Manufacturers Association, of India and Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers of Pakistan, have entered into a joint agreement for building up of supply chains via the Wagah route.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rediff.com

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India

If their television serials have caught the collective fancy of Indian living rooms, Lahore-based hunk Fawad Khan is making waves for his upcoming Khoobsurat remake opposite Sonam Kapoor.

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PAKISTAN: Government Refuses Filing of a FIR Against PM

The government, once again has refused to follow the orders of the Lahore High Court which directed police to register a First Information Report which names amongst others, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Chief Minister of Punjab Mr. Shahbaz Sharif and 19 others including federal and provincial ministers and government personnel as responsible ... (more)

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Daily Times

PM's resignation demand lawful only if rigging proved: Sirajul Haq : August 28, 2014,

LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, Sirajul Haq has said that demand for the Prime Minister's resignation would be lawful only if some constitutional institution gave the verdict that the May 2013 elections were massively rigged and the assemblies were bogus.

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Daily Times

Nawaz would not have faced present situation had he shown respect' : August 28, 2014,

LAHORE: Former prime minister and Pakistan People's Party leader Yousuf Raza Gilani said that Nawaz Sharif would not have faced the situation today had he shown due respect to the ruling of the speakers when he was the prime minister of Pakistan.

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