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  1. ISLAMABAD: Battling the narrative of polio vaccination refusalsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The challenges Pakistan is facing in its struggle to ensure that all children in the country are vaccinated against polio are well known, as is its lack of success in the endeavour. The single fact that Pakistan stands poised to compromise the herd immunity of the world population ought to have sparked a frenzy of effort.

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  2. Pakistan 'to Table Own Fighters Offer' to BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    Italian Eurofighter jets, Swedish Gripen and US F-16s are among the current aircraft on offer to Bulgaria. Photo by EPA/BGNES Pakistan is to make its own proposal to Bulgaria concerning the overhaul of its aircraft fleet , media reports suggest.

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  3. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar delivers PM Modi's letter to Nawaz SharifRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | INDOlink

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif which was delivered by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar when he called on him here today. Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhary told reporters that Mr Jaishankar delivered a letter from Prime Minister Modi to Premier Sharif.

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  4. Pakistan envoy: Iran nuke deal would lower tensions, boost projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was warning in his Tuesday address to Congress that Iran's neighbors feared the potential nuclear agreement now being negotiated by the Obama administration and its international partners, at least one of those neighbors said it is rooting strongly that a deal can be struck. A deal to curb Iran's nuclear programs and ease economic sanctions on Tehran would be seen as "extremely positive" by Pakistan and many other countries in the region, Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Jalil Abbas Jilani told a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor just an hour before the Israeli leader began speaking on Capitol Hill.

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  5. 26/11 trial: India flags concerns over cross-border terror with PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, March 3: India on Tuesday flagged its concerns over cross-border terrorism and the slow-moving Mumbai terror attack trial to Pakistan as Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar met his Pakistani counterpart here. In talks that Jaishankar said were "held in a constructive and positive atmosphere", both countries agreed that maintaining peace and tranquillity on the border was vital.

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  6. Modi skirts Sayeed commentsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today steered clear of statements by leaders of its Kashmir ally PDP who virtually thanked Pakistan and militant outfits for the smooth conduct of the November-December elections. Opposition leaders had come down heavily on the government during the discussion on the motion of thanks to the President's address, saying the BJP had been opportunistic in allying with the PDP to form its first government in the state.

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  7. 'Ice-breaker' in PakRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Foreign secretary S Jaishankar and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shake hands during a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday. New Delhi, March 3: India and Pakistan today agreed to "work together to find common ground and narrow differences" at the first foreign secretary talks between the neighbours in three years, but couldn't agree on confidence building measures critical for resuming a sustained diplomatic dialogue.

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  8. Pakistani ISI chief visits U.S. Army War College despite ISI killing AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The exterior of Collins Hall, home of the Center for Strategic Leadership of the U.S. Army War College. Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence Director General Rizwan Akhtar visited the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle , PA on Monday, and despite past American officials acknowledging that the ISI helps kill American troops there is no indication that current American officials are concerned with this.

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  9. Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyan Jaishankar (right) meets with his...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... (front left) arrives with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Chaudhry at the foreign ministry for talks in Islamabad, Pakistan. - JNU students' union and students from different colleges of Delhi climb barricades during a protest against Lyngdoh ...

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  10. Senate elections: ECP slaps ban on mobile phones during polls : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD/KARACHI/LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan has imposed a ban on carrying mobile phones or other electronic devices into the premises of polling stations for Senate elections. According to a statement issued here on Tuesday, ECP slapped a ban on all members of National Assembly and provincial assemblies for taking with them the mobile phone or any other electronic device through which picture can be taken in the premises of polling for the Senate.

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  11. Imran threatens to dissolve KP Assembly if horse trading done : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said that he would dissolve Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly if any attempt was made to buy his MPAs for Senate's elections. Speaking to a private news channel, Khan said that he would meet his MPAs in Peshawar today to discuss the issue of upcoming Senate's elections.

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  12. Army reiterates to deal with terrorists with iron hand : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said that the only aim of the armed forces was to wipe out terrorism and win the war against terrorism in a big way with national support and unity. He also took stock of repeated attacks on anti-polio vaccination teams and reiterated that culprits behind this saga would be taken to task.

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  13. The great Game Folio: Kashmir gambitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Although the comments of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the new chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, on Pakistan's "positive role" in the conduct of the state's assembly elections late last year have drawn much flak, there is no denying the fact that Rawalpindi has long had leverage in the state through its support to separatism and militancy. All of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's predecessors, from Jawaharlal Nehru to Manmohan Singh, have had to deal with this external dimension to Kashmir.

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  14. Pakistani Musicians Seek Government Promotion, ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Guitarist Khurram Waqar, right; vocalist Umair Jaswal, left; bass guitarist Rahail Siddiqui; and drummer Asfendyar Ahmad of the rock band Qayaas, shown rehearsing last April in Islamabad,say the security situation has hampered Pakistan's music scene. Singers at the event, organized by the Takhleeq Development Foundation, told VOA Deewa that religious intolerance in the region has contributed to what they argue is the government's failure to protect Pakistani musicians and other artists from religious persecution and to promote their cultural contributions.

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  15. Senate asks AG to explain provision of bullet-proof vehicle to ex-CJP : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of parliament on Tuesday called on Attorney General to apprise the House about grant of bullet-proof vehicle, its fuel and maintenance to former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on the Islamabad High Court's directives. It also called for being apprised of any amendment done for implementing the IHC judgement.

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  16. PM Nawaz briefed on nuclear power programme : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday was given a briefing on the country's nuclear power programme by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission here at the PM House. In the course of the briefing, the prime minister said the government was taking all possible measures to address energy shortage in the country and was focussing on all areas including getting energy through nuclear sources.

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  17. NAB meeting held on annual inspection of headquarters' divisions : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day meeting of the National Accountability Bureau regarding the Annual Inspection 2014 of different divisions of the NAB headquarters started here on Tuesday with Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry in the chair. The performance evaluation of Operations Division, Human Resource Division , Information Technology and Administration Division was carried out on Tuesday while that of Awareness and Prevention, Training & Research and Prosecution divisions would be held on Wednesday, said a press release.

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  18. ECP seeks reply from PTI over use of party funds : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has sought a reply from the PTI in a case of "corruption in party funds". Former PTI vice president Akbar Sher had filed a petition in the ECP alleging that PTI collects funds from the people in foreign countries and transfers them to Pakistan where corruption is committed with regard to their use.

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  19. Wildlife protection vital to sustain life: PSF : March 04, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The wild animals are essential to our foundation, to our very existence as they keep our world alive and their protection is imperative for us, said Pakistan Science Foundation , Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the World Wildlife Day celebration at Pakistan Museum of Natural History . PMNH in collaboration with Ministry of Science and Technology, PSF, US Embassy, Snow Leopard Foundation and Key Foundation, arranged different activities to celebrate the World Wildlife Day to raise awareness among the masses about the benefits that conservation provides to people.

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  20. Top Indian, Pakistani Envoys Meet To Mend TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Pakistan and India have held their first high-level talks since New Delhi called off talks last year aimed at easing the regional rivals' many disputes. Jaishankar said the two sides agreed to work together to narrow their differences but that he'd also raised concerns about cross-border terrorism.

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