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  1. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan govt likely to miss 5.1% growth target: ADBRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asia News Network

    The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday Pakistan's economy is showing signs for moderate growth of 4.2 per cent during this fiscal year on the back of low international oil prices. The PML-N government has projected economic growth target of 5.1 per cent for 2014-15.

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  2. Umrah Islamabad Announced Cheapest Umrah Packages for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | LivePressWorld

    ... which provide the most cost-effective Umrah packages in these days. We are operating in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan and thanks to Allah Almighty, successfully sent 2568 Muslims to perform Umrah in 2014 and now came up with Great Umrah package ...

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  3. 13 killed in Pakistan bus accidentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured on Wednesday in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in Pakistan's Sindh province. The accident took place near Kahirpur district's Setharja area, Dawn online reported.

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  4. V.K. Singh says tweets directed at media, denies offer to resignRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    Facing flak over his tweets after attending the Pakistan Day function, Minister of State for External Affairs Gen. V.K. Singh on Tuesday said the messages were directed at sections of the media which misinterpreted his presence at the event, and refuted speculation that he had offered to resign.

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  5. American official pledges support to Pakistan in fighting terrorism : March 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Times

    CHICAGO A top official of the US State of Illinois has denounced acts of terrorism being perpetrated in Pakistan, especially the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, while assuring Islamabad of Washington's support in fighting the menace. "It was an inhuman act," Illinois' Secretary of State Jesse White said after watching a video of the Taliban attack in which 140 students were killed.

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  6. Emir arrives in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Peninsula

    Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is welcomed by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh and other officials at Palam Air Force Base Airport in New Delhi. New Delhi: Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday evening arrived in India on a two-day state visit.

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  7. Pakistan takes aim at Sim cards in anti-terror driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BBC News

    Pakistan has ordered mobile phone users to register their Sim cards in a national database which is being compiled as part of efforts to curb terrorism. As this huge logistical enterprise draws to a close, the BBC's M Ilyas Khan looks at how anti-terror measures are being implemented.

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  8. Ministries run crime racket: NisarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Nation

    IMRAN MUKHTAR/REUTERS ISLAMABAD - Officials in several government ministries ran a crime racket that helped to free 15 prisoners convicted of murder and drug offences, interior minister said Tuesday. The minister's statement is a rare official acknowledgement of the corruption in the government and dysfunctional criminal justice system.

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  9. 10 more terrorists dead in Khyber operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Nation

    Ten more militants were killed and several others sustained injuries in gunship helicopters shelling, airstrikes and artillery blitz in Sanda Pal, Sandana, Mehraban Kalley, Wach Nao, SurKas and Seakh Kot areas of Jamrud and Bara tehsils of Khyber Agency, official and local sources said on Tuesday. Security officials said the jet fighters, gunship choppers and heavy artillery of forces targeted suspected sanctuaries, located on the hilly areas allegedly under the control of Bara-based outlawed faction, Lashkar-e-Islam and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

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  10. IHC stays double murder convict's executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Nation

    The Islamabad High Court Tuesday granted stay in the execution of capital punishment to Zulfiqar Ali Khan, a convict of double murder, after his counsel contended before the court that his client was to be executed through death squad instead of hanging.

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  11. Pakistan's tactical nukes to deter India: KidwaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Nation

    Pakistan opted for short-range "tactical" nuclear weapons in response to India's "offensive" Cold Start Doctrine, which states that there is space for conventional war even in a nuclearised environment, a Pakistani Adviser on Nuclear Security said on Monday, while maintaining that nuclear deterrence had helped prevent war in South Asia, "This was Pakistan's defensive response to an offensive doctrine," said Lt. Gen Khalid Kidwai, who is Adviser to Pakistan's National Command Authority and pioneer Director-General of Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division, which he headed for an unprecedented 15 years told a conference on nuclear security organised by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  12. Pakistani Airstrikes Near Afghan Border Kill 30 MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Voice of America

    Authorities in Pakistan say military jets pounded suspected terrorist hideouts near the Afghan border Wednesday, killing at least 30 militants. An army statement says that "two arms and ammunition dumps" were also destroyed in the air strikes in a remote part of the insurgency-hit Khyber tribal district.

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  13. National Day marked in PakistanRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Pakistan i military personnel stand beside short-range Surface to Surface Missile NASR during the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 23, 2015. Pakistan on Monday held a military parade in the capital Islamabad after a gap of seven years as the main feature of the country's Republic Day.

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  14. Modi summons, VK asks if he should quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 24: Intemperate tweets by junior foreign minister V.K. Singh last night forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to intervene to defuse a political crisis, but the handling only underscored the administration's confusion on ties with Pakistan. Modi summoned BJP president Amit Shah, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and Singh to his residence late this evening for desperate parleys aimed at placing a lid over a controversy India's diplomatic establishment is closely watching for long-term takeaways.

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  15. No dossier against Altaf handed over to UK: Nisar : March 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Times

    Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Nisar said that he only discussed MQM chief's threatening speeches, particularly the alleged threat given to Rangers after the raid on Nine Zero, with the British envoy. "I asked him whether UK laws would allow any citizen to deliver speeches containing hatred against Pakistani institutions from their soil," he added.

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  16. All but MQM support poll probe commission : March 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: All political parties of the country but the Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Tuesday extended their support to the formation of a judicial commission to probe the allegations of rigging in the last general elections held in May 2013. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met parliamentary leaders of political parties at his National Assembly chamber and took them into confidence about the process of negotiations with the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf .

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  17. Decrease in Karachi crime since action launched: PM : March 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said there had been a considerable decrease in incidents of street crime, kidnapping for ransom and target killing in Karachi since the start of operation against criminals and target killers. "I would personally go to Karachi to get an update of the progress in the operation," he told a delegation of PML-N office-bearers from Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Bahrain at the PM House on Tuesday.

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  18. SECP wants companies offering right shares to provide all-encompassing disclosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has enhanced the disclosure requirements for companies, offering right shares and as per new disclosure policy, the companies would have to provide detailed and all-encompassing disclosures to their prospective investors. The new robust disclosure requirement has replaced S.R.O. issued on the subject in 1986 aimed at enabling the prospective investors to make well-thought-out and informed decisions, says a statement issued by the Commission hereon Tuesday.

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  19. US drone strike kills 13 Pakistani militants in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Yahoo!

    A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed 13 militants linked to the Pakistani Taliban in an area close to the countries' rugged border, officials said Tuesday. The strike came in the Nasyan area of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, close to the border with the Pakistani tribal district of Khyber.

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  20. KP to hold LG polls on May 30 : March 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday announced that the province will conduct the local government elections on May 30. The Election Commission of Pakistan released the schedule on Tuesday according to which nomination papers can be submitted from April 13 till 17. The scrutiny of papers will take place from April 20 to 25. Appeals against rejection or acceptance of nomination papers can be filed from April 26 to 28, which will be dealt with latest by May 4. Candidates will be able to withdraw their nominations by May 5 and on May 6 a final list of candidates will be released.

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