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56 min ago | The Nation

LHC dismisses contempt of court petition against Prime Minister

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/18-Apr-2014/lhc-dismisses-contempt-of-court-petetion-against-prime-minister For news details Read on : LHC dismisses contempt of court petition against Prime Minister Lahore High Court dismissed a contempt of court petition against the prime minister today, on grounds of immunity under ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

More to fall

The Pakistan Meteorological Department Thursday predicted chances of rain and dust-storm at scattered places of upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the next 24 hours.

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Counterpunch

Blasphemy and Islam: a Colonial Legacy

"Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine."

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Daily Times

Seminar on haemophilia urges avoiding intra-family marriages

LAHORE: Intra-family marriages in which bleeding disorders prevail are the biggest cause of haemophilia.This was the upshot of speeches at a seminar arranged by the Sundas Foundation in collaboration with the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday to mark the International Haemophilia Day.

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Newkerala.com

Pak actress Meera in legal soup over 'sex tape'

Lahore, Apr. 16 : The Federal Investigation Agency has been ordered to file a case against film actor Meera and her husband Captain Naveed Pervaiz over uploading a 'controversial sex clip' on social media.

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The Nation

Command and Control Centre project important for Punjab's security: Shahbaz Sharif

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/command-and-control-centre-project-important-for-punjab-s-security-shahbaz-sharif For news details Read on : Command and Control Centre project important for Punjab's security: Shahbaz Sharif Lahore- Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said the Command and Control ... (more)

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The Nation

PM shouldn't forget Zardari promises are not Quran, Hadith

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/pm-shouldn-t-forget-zardari-promises-are-not-quran-hadith For news details Read on : PM shouldn't forget Zardari promises are not Quran, Hadith LAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to call a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on National Security for Thursday ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Flights of fancy

The recent article 'RAW Fully Exposed' by Air Marshal Khurshid Anwar Mirza of the PAF, naturally aroused curiosity not only about what had been written but also about the author.

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Daily Times

LHC adjourns plea against denial of NOC to build LPG plant

LAHORE: Justice Ayesha A Malik of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday gave time to some of the respondents till the second week of May for filing reply to a petition challenging local authorities' denial to issue a no objection certificate for establishing an LPG storage plant near Rana Town.Assistant Advocate General Saima Khalid submitted reply ... (more)

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Daily Times

Classy and affordable, Hamna Amir's jewellery is for the masses : April 17, 2014,

Gem of a person, a dynamic entrepreneur, a successful businesswoman and a doting mother of two, 31-year-old Hamna Amir of Sonar fame has fledged out and began her independent jewellery designing and retail business.

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistani Taliban Back More Talks, But No Cease-Fire

Pakistanis attend a "peace walk" in the city of Lahore last month, after representatives of Pakistan and the Taliban met for the first time since the government suspended the peace process over the killing of 23 soldiers by the rebels.

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Daily Times

Self-employment scheme for promoting self-reliance: CM: Akhuwat chief calls scheme a 'silent revolution'

LAHORE: The Chief Minister Self-Employment Scheme is aimed at promoting self-reliance through utilisation of skills and that interest-free loans worth Rs5.5 billion have so far been distributed under this scheme and 350,000 families have benefitted from it, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said.

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India Talkies

Indian election elicits keen interest in Pakistan (Election Special) - Indiatalkies.com

Lahore, April 16: Will Narendra Modi win? Will India get a stable government? What are Arvind Kejriwal's prospects? Is the Congress finished? The questions fly thick and fast in Pakistan, where interest in India's ongoing parliamentary election runs high, for once overriding questions on all other issues including Kashmir.

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The Indian Express

More trouble for Umar Akmal, now booked for violating wedding act

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal's run-in with the authorities does not appear to be ending as he has now been booked in a case where he is accused of violating a wedding ceremony act of the Punjab government.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vanguard

19-yr-old Pakistani nabbed with N228m heroin at MMIA

A 19-year-old Pakistani, Iftikihar Muhammed Arslan, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for attempting to smuggle 25 parcels of heroin into the country.

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Daily Times

Governor calls for accountability for success of democracy

LAHORE: Accountability is necessary for success of democracy in Pakistan, said Governor Chaudhry Muhamamd Sarwar while addressing a sitting on "Pakistan and western democracy" at Tech Society Club on Tuesday.

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National Public Radio

In Pakistan, Literary Spring Is Both Renaissance And Resistance

For many of them, culture has become a kind of resistance. Above, the 17th century Imperial Mosque in the Old City of Lahore serves as a reminder of the historical legacy and texture of Pakistan's art capital.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Masihi Milli Ithad chief Daud Sharif visited Joseph Colony Lahore

Lahore: April 15, 2014. Last week, I along with my team members went to visit Joseph Colony.

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The Nation

Retd Army Major tortured to death in Lahore

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/15-Apr-2014/retd-army-major-tortured-to-death-in-lahore For news details Read on : Retd Army Major tortured to death in Lahore LAHORE- Unknown accused tortured to death a retired Major of Pakistan Army over petty issue today.

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The Nation

Modi won't get tougher on Pakistan: Kasuri

Former Foreign Minister and PTI leader Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri has said that BJP leader Narendra Modi, if comes to power, will not adopt a tough policy against Pakistan.

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