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  1. Pakistan taking effective measures to fight terrorism: FO : March 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Times

    Paksitan on Thursday said that it was taking effective measures to fight terrorism and seeking cooperation from the International community to curb the menace. Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam in her weekly briefing said that Pakistan was cooperating with international community in its fight against terrorism and before putting allegation on it there should be thorough investigation into any incident of terrorism.

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  2. Presidential ordinance promulgated challenged in IHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Islamabad- Members of parliament from FATA have challenged in Islamabad High Court , presidential ordinance promulgated on the request of federal government, in connection with senate polls for 2015 in FATA. More than 6 members of parliament including GB Jamal, MNA from FATA challenged the ordinance today making federation , president of Pakistan and law ministry through secretary respondents.

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  3. Ex-ECP official terms presidential ordinance ill motivation of governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Islamabad- Former Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Kanwar Dilshad, has said that presidential ordinance for change in election process on Senate seats of FATA is 'unconstitutional' and 'unlawful'. In an interview, Dilshad said overnight issuance of the presidential ordinance, reflects ill motivation of the government.

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  4. Ap Photos: Pakistan religious schools in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    In this Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 photo, a Pakistani student of a madrassa, or Islamic school, looks out through the window of his classroom at a seminary in Islamabad, Pakistan. There's no exact number of madrassas in Pakistan but estimates put the number in the tens of thousands.

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  5. Sharif owes big to Saudi Arabia, which sheltered him at the darkest moment of his political career.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    It is not often that the King of Saudi Arabia receives visiting foreign dignitaries at the airport. That precisely is what King Salman did on Wednesday when he went to the Riyadh airport to lay out an ostentatious welcome to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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  6. International cooperation needed to eliminate terrorism: FORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Islamabad- Pakistan has called for greater cooperation amongst international community, to weed out the scourge of terrorism. Answering questions of journalists at her weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said, terrorism is a menace that any country alone cannot fight and required cooperation of all countries.

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  7. IS threatens Afghanistan peace hopesRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia Times

    IS threatens Afghanistan peace hopes By Jan Agha Iqbal While the catastrophic consequences of failing to establish a lasting peace in Afghanistan loom larger than any time before, it seems that the US has started to reformulate its strategy amid criticism from opposition Republicans that the Democratic commander in chief was beating a hasty and risky retreat. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during his first visit to Afghanistan that the US was considering slowing its military withdrawal by keeping larger troops than planned because the new Afghan government was proving to be more reliable as a partner.

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  8. Pakistan's ruling party looks for gains in upper house electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Pakistani lawmakers voted for new senators in parliament's upper house on Thursday in an election that could strengthen Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's grip on power and increase his ability to pass important legislation. A helicopter flies past a Pakistan's national flag in the premises of parliament house during the Revolution March in Islamabad September 2, 2014.

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  9. PM Nawaz congratulates Hindu community on HoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Islamabad- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the valuable contributions made by Hindu community in Pakistan in all fields. In a message on the occasion Holi festival being celebrated on March 5th by the Hindu community, he said the nation is proud of their great contributions in the development of the country and deeply admires their loyalty to the state.

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  10. Polling for six Senate seats begins : March 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    The polling for the six vacant seats of federal capital and Federally Administered Tribal Areas began here at Parliament House on Thursday. The polling for two seat of federal capital is being continued in National Assembly, while the polling for four seats of FATA was being held in Committee Room No 2. The members of the National Assembly were voting for two seats for Islamabad Capital Territory , while MNAs from FATA were electing four senators from the tribal areas.

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  11. Campaign 2008WARY of Protests, Democrats Pay for a JailRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    He was forced to live like a blind man in a dark dungeon for eight months, so completely denied daylight that he could not know if it was day or night, after Pakistan's Military Intelligence secretly abducted him on suspicion of promoting U.S. interests. "I literally lived like a blind man," says Sohrab Sarki, 43, bursting into tears.

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  12. ISLAMABAD: Indo-Pak ties: More of the sameRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asia News Network

    It is perhaps a testament to the hopes and dreams of many in the region that an overnight stopover in Pakistan, squeezed between visits to Dhaka and Kabul, by a senior Indian bureaucrat can still generate so much interest. Indian foreign secretary S. Jaishankar's visit to Islamabad may have been billed by the Indian government as part of a so-called Saarc pilgrimage, but it was always going to be bilateral issues that dominated the agenda in Islamabad.

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  13. SAARC Yatra: Jaishankar in Afghanistan for talksRead the original story

    Wednesday | INDOlink

    KABUL: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar arrived here today to hold talks with the Afghan leadership as part of his 'SAARC Yatra' aimed at firming up India's ties with members of the grouping while reviewing regional and bilateral cooperation. Jaishankar, who flew into Kabul from Islamabad amid light snow here, was received by senior Afghan officials and Indian High Commissioner Amar Sinha at the airport.

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  14. Govt, ECP finally come up with dates for local government pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    The dates on LG polls were provided to the SC by the Attorney General of Pakistan Salman Butt and Acting Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Syed Sher Afgan on Wednesday night after the SC expressed strong displeasure over the non-complying attitude of the federal government, provinces and the ECP over prolonged delay in the LG polls' conduct and gave the ECP and the AGP the deadline till 8 pm to provide the exact dates of LG polls in the three provinces and the CBs. A three-member SC bench headed by Justice Jawad S Khawaja heard the case.

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  15. Climate-resilient urban planning must for sustainable cities: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Climate Change, Federal Minister, Mushahid Ullah Khan on Wednesday said urban flooding phenomenon is becoming common in Pakistan because of erratic weather patterns caused due to global warming, which has been leading to significant impacts on socio-economic lives. However, these negative impacts of the flooding can be mitigated and the urban centres of the countries can be made flood-resilient through sustainable and environmental-friendly urban planning, he suggested.

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  16. Uplift schemes being executed speedily: CMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that projects aimed at progress and development and provision of basic amenities to the masses are being completed expeditiously. He expressed these views while talking to a PML-N delegation in Islamabad, on Wednesday.

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  17. US-Iran deal to lower tensions: Pak envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    A deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for ending economic sanctions against Tehran, now being negotiated by the Obama administration and its international partners, would be seen as "extremely positive" by Pakistan and many other countries in the region, Pakistani Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani was quoted as saying in American news media reports. The ambassador was speaking to reporters at a breakfast hosted by Christian Science Monitor as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was warning in his address to the US Congress that Iran's neighbours feared the potential nuclear agreement.

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  18. Chinese education experts visit GCURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    A high-level delegation of Chinese education experts Wednesday visited the Government College University and met with Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khaleequr Rahman to discuss the scope of collaborations between GCU and Chinese universities. The six-member delegation, led by Beijing Municipal Education Commission Deputy Director General Zheng Degnwen, also included Capital Normal University, China Vice President Shen Qainfan, Beijing International Education Exchange Center Director Gu Taingang, Xicheng District Commission of Education Vice Director Zhang Yanjun and Chinese Embassy, Islamabad Cultural Attache Simin Chen.

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  19. SC orders LG polls in Punjab, Sindh in SeptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    After an intense, marathon hearing, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday night ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan to hold local government elections in Punjab and Sindh in September. The court earlier set aside the schedule proposed by the ECP for LG polls in three provinces, cantonment areas and Islamabad Capital Territory .

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  20. Protesters warn to disconnect electricity to govt officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    The speakers at a protest demonstration against the government's proposed plan to privatise Islamabad Electric Supply Company warned rulers to change their mind or else the power supply of Prime Minister House, Awan-e-Sadr and all other important offices would be suspended. They also asked the government to stop playing into hands of IMF like a puppet and pay attention on the development of IESCO instead of destroying it.

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