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  1. Ceasefire violations have become a routine affair during BJP's rule: CongressRead the original story

    58 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The Congress Party on Friday alleged that violations of the ceasefire agreement by Pakistani forces have become routine during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, stating that the Centre has failed to deal with Islamabad. "The ceasefire violation is a continuous thing that has been happening during Prime Minister Modi's government.

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  2. Int'l community must play its role for strategic balance in South Asia: SartajRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    Pakistan says it reserves the right to safeguard its national security interests and all measures would be taken to meet this challenge. This was stated by Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz while addressing a seminar in Islamabad.

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  3. More rain and snowfall expected next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast very cold and dry weather in most parts of the country during next 24 hours, with more rains/snowfall next week. The PMD says continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.

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  4. Maliha Lodhi calls on the PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Ambassador-designate to the United Nations Maliha Lodhi called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad today. The president felicitated Lodhi on her appointment as Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN.

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  5. 15:43 HRW report voices concern over rights violationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | AkiPress

    The Human Rights Watch , a globally renowned independent monitor of rights and civil liberties, in its annual World Report 2015 released on Thursday has strongly criticised the government for neglecting the alarming situation of human rights in the country. In the detailed country chapter of Pakistan, the HRW 2015 report has observed that Pakistan had a 'tumultuous' year in 2014 with the continued increase of sectarian attacks perpetrated with impunity, the displacement of 1 million people in the North, and catastrophic floods in Punjab and Sindh in 2014.

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  6. Pakistan fears arms race in South AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Pakistan has said the Indo-US agreements signed during President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi would spark an arms race in South Asia, days after the US and India reached a nuclear trade breakthrough and agreed to extend defence cooperation for another ten year. "Pakistan is examining the imbalance and the possible ways and means for redressing it," National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz said on Thursday at a seminar in Islamabad organised by think- tank Strategic Vision Institute on implications of Obama's visit to India.

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  7. Imran Khan to meet the CEC on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan will meet Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Monday in which they will discuss the alleged rigging in the general elections of 2013. Sources said that PTI Chairman had asked time to meet the CEC Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan.

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  8. Sartaj Aziz welcomes new Afghan Foreign MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Pakistan's Ambassador to Afghanistan Syed Abrar Hussain called on new Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, in Kabul and congratulated him on his appointment. On this occasion, he also presented a letter of felicitation from Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz to him.

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  9. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan electoral reforms insufficient: UNDPRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The United Nations Development Programme in an analysis on electoral reforms in Pakistan has observed that 'appointing a new chief election commissioner and investigating the previous elections is not sufficient'. In its quarterly policy publication released here on Thursday, it said: "Rather, there must be an accepted roadmap for achieving the status where every voter has full confidence in a free and fair process, from the delimitation of constituencies to the announcement of final results."

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  10. Pakistan blocks over two mn unverified SIM cardsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, Jan 30 - Over two million mobile SIM cards have been blocked across Pakistan, a media report said Friday. The cards have been blocked under a campaign launched by the government for verification of mobile phone subscribers' details , Dawn online reported.

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  11. SECP extends renewal deadline for NGOs : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has extended its licence renewal deadline for NGOs to February 16. The decision has been taken at the request of many relevant stakeholders. The SECP has made it clear that no further extension will be made.

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  12. Petrol crisis: Petroleum Ministry, OGRA reluctant to act against OMCs : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Petroleum and the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority do not seem ready to impose penalties on Oil Marketing Companies over serious violation of rules as they have so far declined to charge OMCs over nation-wide petrol crisis. Owing to acute shortage of petrol that started on January 15 and persisted for several days in most parts of the country including Punjab, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and federal capital as well, OGRA issued notice to all OMCs and sought report on available petrol stocks from them.

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  13. India-US nuclear deal will add to regional conventional asymmetry: FO : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Continuing to share concern over India-US defence and nuclear cooperation, Pakistan on Thursday said that the defence agreement between the two sides could only "add to the conventional asymmetry and hence strategic instability in the region". It also said India's massive acquisition of weapons 'complicates' regional stability.

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  14. India-US nuclear deal: PPP decides to take on govt over foreign policy : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People Party has decided to take on the PML-N government over its foreign policy approach in the backdrop of nuclear deal between the United States and India. US President Barack Obama's recent visit to India culminated in the nuclear deal between two countries, which triggered concerns in Pakistan because of decades long tension between the two neighbouring South Asian countries.

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  15. Imran threatens to launch fresh round of protests against govt : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf decision to take to streets again in protest of the alleged poll rigging from May 2013 awaits the federal government's regular or formal 'no' to form the judicial commission to probe the alleged electoral foul play. According to Chairman PTI Imran Khan, the government's dillydallying keeps the formation of judicial commission shrouded in uncertainty.

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  16. Imran playing politics on issues of public welfare: Pervaiz RashidRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman was playing politics by criticising projects of public welfare and national importance. The minister said that the four constituencies, about which Imran Khan had been expressing reservations, have already been opened in the election tribunals.

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  17. Youth can play vital role in eradicating extremism: PM adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Irfan Siddiqui, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Affairs has advised the youth to become a productive member of the society and contribute for the development of their homeland. He stressed on the significance of education for eradicating extremist and negative attitudes prevalent in our society.

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  18. Health education essential to improve lives, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Regulation and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said health education is a key to improve lives and the government is committed to saving and improving health and lives of people. Among other challenges faced by the country, promoting positive health behaviours is one huge challenge, and behaviours can only be changed through effective communication and education.

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  19. For policymakers, the language of terrorism is a moving targetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... to the press May 1, 2011 in the East Room of the White House. Bin Laden has reportedly been killed near Islamabad, Pakistan, almost a decade after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and his body is in possession of the United States "We ...

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  20. Passport TalesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chapati Mystery

    My Pakistani passport is the most Pakistani thing about me. When I clutch it approaching the border agents, I carefully keep the seal facing downwards.

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