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  1. AEPAM trains12,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    Academy of Educational Planning and Management , Islamabad has so far conducted 518 programmes and workshops to impart professional training to education planners. More than 12,000 education managers from all over the country attended these training programmes and workshops.

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  2. Unsung Heroes DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    World over rescuers/firefighters are respected due to the nature of unique and risky job they perform to save lives and properties of others. The 4th May is the International Firefighters Day which is celebrated to pay tribute and show solidarity to unsung heroes of the nation who provide sense of safety to the community by prompt professional emergency response and sacrifice their lives in the line of duty in the field of rescue and firefighting.

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  3. CM satisfied with twin cities metro bus projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has hoped the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project will bring a revolution in transport sector. "The foundation of a new transport culture is being laid in the province through metro bus projects that will result in speedy, economical, comfortable and safe travelling facility to the masses," the chief minister said while addressing a meeting in Rawalpindi on Sunday.

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  4. Sports briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    IMCB beat Riphah University in RBC Cricket ISLAMABAD Islamabad Model College for Boys outclassed Riphah University in a one-sided, low scoring game of the ongoing 2015 edition of the Red Bull Campus Cricket Tournament. Batting first, Riphah University batting line-up was blown away by the opposition.

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  5. Islamabad says it's not obligatory to keep Lakhvi in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD/UNITED NATIONS/NEW DELHI - Pakistan has said that the UNSC al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee can only freeze assets and impose sanctions on the terrorists linked with al-Qaeda. "It is not obligation to keep in detention those persons who have been banned by the UNSC al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee," Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said Sunday while responding to New Delhi's decision of moving the UN committee in connection with the issue of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi.

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  6. newsbriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    BOP announces highest-ever quarterly profit LAHORE :a SA meeting of the Board of Directors of The Bank of Punjab was held in which un-audited Financial Statements of the Bank for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 were approved by the Board. During 1st quarter of the year 2015, The Bank of Punjab earned highest ever quarterly before tax profit of Rs.

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  7. Analysis: Saudi Arabia searches for next step in Yemen campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Erie Times News

    ISLAMABAD "" Reports over the weekend that Houthi rebels had crossed into Saudi Arabia from Yemen and killed three Saudi border guards have renewed discussion about whether the Saudi-led coalition is looking for ways to launch a ground invasion to thwart the rebels" advance. The refusal so far by Egypt and Pakistan, which field the Muslim world" s largest militaries, to contribute land forces to the Saudi-led military coalition has forced the kingdom to conduct the war primarily from the air.

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  8. Pakistan hails Afghan gov't, Taliban talks in QatarRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    An eight-member delegation of the Taliban and Afghan High Peace Council sat face-to-face in Doha for the second day to share proposals for solution to problems in the war-torn country. A Taliban spokesman said its participation in the Qatar conference, organized by the Canadian-based Pugwash, "should not be misconstrued as peace or negotiation talks."

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  9. Pakistan Urges Afghanistan's Taliban to Join in Peace TalksRead the original story

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    Pakistan has urged Afghanistan's Taliban to cease its annual spring offensive and instead engage in peace talks with the Kabul government. The statement to VOA by a top Pakistani official comes as Afghan and Taliban officials together with other stakeholders have gathered in Qatar for an unofficial dialogue.

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  10. Seven policemen abducted in Pakistan checkpoint attack: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Al Bawaba

    Pakistan Punjab Police personnel board buses as they prepare to reinforce security during an anti-government protest in Islamabad on August 17, 2014.

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  11. Pakistan sets up special fund for quake-hit NepalRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has set-up a special relief fund for the quake-hit people of Nepal, a top official said on Sunday. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told a news conference in Islamabad that Pakistanis at home and abroad are sending the contributions to the fund.

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  12. 10 wedding guests killed in south PakistanRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    At least 10 wedding guests were killed and several others injured when high power electric wires fell at their van in Pakistan's south Dadu district on Sunday morning, local media reported. Samaa TV said that the accident happened at about 10:40 a.m. in Dadu, a town in the country's south Sindh province.

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  13. Human smuggling in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Merinews

    Human Smuggling is a major problem and South Africa has been identified as a Source, Destination and Transit country. South Africa has failed to effectively deal with this problem and this article reveals how SA passports can be obtained and used.

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  14. $235 million stolen from development funds in Balochistan: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CNN

    As much as Rs 15 billion from the development budget of Balochistan region in southwestern Pakistan has reportedly been stolen, it was revealed during a proceeding of the provincial assembly in Quetta. According to Roznama Azadi, Quetta, chief minister Abdul Malik conceded that the amount has gone missing and that he has approached the federal government for help.

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  15. 7 policemen abducted in east PakistanRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    Robbers in Pakistan's east Rahim Yar Khan district have kidnapped seven policemen, including an officer, on Sunday, local media reported. Two dozen armed robbers stormed a police check post in Kacha area of Rahim Yar Khan, a district in the country's east Punjab province, and kidnapped the cops, ARY News said.

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  16. The China-Pakistan trade corridor and its implications for regional securityRead the original story

    Saturday | Juan Cole

    China and Pakistan announced, with considerable fanfare in Islamabad, a $46 billion dollar investment program to build a transportation corridor from the western Pakistani port of Gwadar to Xinjiang region in northwestern China. In time, the route will link with Chinese railways bringing Afghanistan's wealth to world markets.

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  17. PM warns Altaf against reckless remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD/QUETTA - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said the government is responsible for protecting the integrity and respect of the armed forces and welcomed the apology tendered by MQM chief Altaf Hussain, calling it a 'good step'. The prime minister, in a statement, however, added that the matter pertaining to the country's security and national interests was extremely sensitive and one should be careful while saying something on these subjects.

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  18. Pakistan attaches great importance to economic corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD : Pakistan attaches great importance to economic corridor project and wishes to implement it on fast-track basis, said Sartaj Aziz adviser to Prime Minister on security and foreign affairs. "Pakistan takes it a big challenge ensuring its implementation, since it meant to improve the living conditions of their people, and further consolidate Pak-China relationship " he said while speaking at function held here last night to celebrate the successful visit to Pakistan by the Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan.

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  19. Pakistan Accidentally Sends Beef to Hindu Survivors of Nepal QuakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Breitbart.com

    The Times of India relates an awkward mistake in Pakistan's much-needed, and generally much-appreciated, relief assistance to survivors of the earthquake in Nepal: "According to media reports, the food items in relief aid sent by Pakistan to Nepal included beef content in the food packets. Eating beef is prohibited in Hindu religion.

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  20. Imran in hot water over award of ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    As Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is going for local government polls on May 30, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is likely to face yet another embarrassing situation as his party's office bearers threaten to stage hunger strike outside Bani Gala over favouritism in the award of tickets. Khan is already avoiding meeting hundreds of protesting contractual employees whose sit-in outside Bani Gala has entered third week.

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