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  1. Earth Hour observed at PM House : March 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Unnecessary lights of the Prime Minister's House in Islamabad and Raiwind Lahore were turned off between 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on Saturday to mark the Earth Hour, which was observed across Pakistan. The annual Earth Hour was observed across the globe in an effort to raise awareness about climate change and energy conservation.

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  2. Civil society against deployment of armed forces in Yemen : March 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... the remote possibility of such an unethical and wrong move. It would be a huge strategic and tactical mistake for Pakistan, in longer-term political, military, economic and foreign policy losses, against the ruling political party's ...

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  3. Army will go behind terrorists everywhere in country: COAS : March 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Addressing the third convocation of Combined Military Hospital Lahore Medical College on Saturday, he said, "We have to collectively put in efforts to give our next generation a terror-free country, to provide them a conducive environment, to help them apply their knowledge and creativity to achieve optimum effects for national growth." General Raheel said the Pakistan Army, besides performing its role as custodian of national frontiers, had always been a forerunner in terms of its contribution in national development.

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  4. 32,347 held in 28,826 operations by security forces across country : March 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The report given to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif based on information available from December 24, 2014 to March 25, 2015 states that the security agencies conducted 14,791 operations in Punjab, 5,517 in Sindh, 6,461 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , 84 in Balochistan, 405 in Islamabad, 1,394 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir , 83 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 91 in Federally Administered Tribal Areas . The report states that under the National Action Plan , the security agencies arrested 32,347 people including 2,798 from Punjab, 6,467 from Sindh, 18,619 from KP, 3,483 from Balochistan, 762 from Islamabad Capital Territory , nine from Azad Jammu and Kashmir , 30 from GB and 179 from FATA.

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  5. Pakistan ranks 6th among high TB affected countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ranks sixth among the 22 high tuberculosis affected countries, and has 43 per cent share of its patients in the Eastern-Mediterranean region of World Health Organization . According to available data, the incidence of tuberculosis per 100,000 populations in Pakistan is 181; case notification per 100,000 per year is 150 while the treatment success rate is 85 per cent.

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  6. Trading at KSE remains in red on foreign offloading past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... institutional investors cutting hefty positions despite 50 basic points system cut in policy rate by State Bank of Pakistan over weekend. Foreign selling continued and kept index level in check, with foreigners selling $28.5 million worth of ...

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  7. Chinese businessmen show interest in JVs, investment in hydropowerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Li Ruo Hong head of the Chinese delegation said Chinese entrepreneurs were interested in joint ventures and investment in multiple areas in Pakistan with particular focus on hydropower and solar energy. A 20-member delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs led by Hong Chairman China World Peace Foundation and senior Consultant of United Nations Office for Partnerships at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Chinese businessmen were interested in building transmission lines in Pakistan and were looking forward to take active part in Pak-China Economic Corridor for investment.

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  8. Pakistan prepares to evacuate citizens from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Pakistan said it was preparing to evacuate its citizens and diplomatic staff stranded in war-torn Yemen, as Saudi-led air strikes hammered Shiite Huthi rebel targets. Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry holds talks with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyan Jaishankar at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, March 3, 2015.

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  9. What Urdu has; what it still needs...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... Jashn-e-Rekhta -- the two-day Urdu literary festival held in Delhi earlier this month. He said: "I am returning (to Pakistan) after witnessing the biggest literary festival. This festival of Urdu was celebrated under the title Jashn-e-Rekhta and ...

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  10. Pakistan Claims 30 Militants Killed in Khyber RegionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Pakistan security forces killed 30 militants in gun battles in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Saturday, a senior official said, but a spokesman for the militants denied suffering any losses. Both sides have been making conflicting claims about their success in clashes in Tirah Valley, near the Afghan border, and there is no way to confirm casualties independently as the area is sealed off to journalists.

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  11. Pakistan troops kill 15 militants in gun battleRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Arab Times

    ... also injured in action," the military said in a statement. Khyber is one of seven autonomous tribal districts along Pakistan's mountainous western border which became a hotbed of Islamist militants following the USled invasion of neighbouring ...

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  12. Two Czech women abducted in Pakistan freed, return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    A handout picture taken on Friday and released on Saturday by the IHH shows two Czech women Antonie Chrastecka, left, and Hana Humpalova posing after being rescued in Van, eastern Turkey, on Friday. Two young Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been freed and have returned home, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on March 28. He added that the two 26-year-old women were freed with the help of the Turkish Muslim humanitarian organisation IHH.

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  13. Youhanabad incidents: HRCP for fair-handed probeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Lahore, March 28: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed serious concern at the Youhanabad Christian community's complaints of police highhandedness in rounding up people on the suspicion of their involvement with the lynching and burning of two young men and the state of fear that prevails in the locality. The Commission has called upon the law enforcing agencies to conduct their operations, especially those involving search for and arrest of suspects, in a manner that does not aggravate the Christian population's feelings of insecurity and undue interference with their privacy and liberty.

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  14. OIC should take steps to save Middle East from war: Shujaat : March 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan Muslim League-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Saturday said that Organization of Islamic Cooperation should take immediate effective steps to save Middle East from war. In a statement issued here, he said that Saudi Arabia was our brother country and it was duty of every Muslim to protect Haramain Sharifain.

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  15. First shipment of LNG to help supply-demand gap: Abbasi : March 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... against the cost of Rs 18 to Rs 20 per unit from furnace oil. This would save at least $ one billion per annum for Pakistan Government," Abbasi said. Abbasi flanked by Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan, was ...

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  16. Hamza takes Fantastic Fourto polo titleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... but their efforts were not enough to bring victory for the Army Colts. Hamza while talking with The Nation said Pakistan was blessed with polo talent and if provided with sufficient funds from government or private sector, the players are capable ...

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  17. National Women Netball Championship startsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    PNA 14th National Women Netball Championship 2015 inaugurated in very colourful and befitting manner. Australian High Commissioner Peter Hayward along with DG Technical Pakistan Sports Board Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera declared championship opened at Hamidi Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex Saturday.

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  18. Chambers can play role for strengthening Pak-Afghan relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    Afghanistan is the only country that has been allowed by Pakistan to export its goods through Wagah to India. Afghanistan is one of the major trading partners of Pakistan and has been top exporting market for Pakistani products since ages.

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  19. Zong launches 'The Fastest Gets Furious' internet campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... can avail by subscribing to any internet bundle. Prizes include FF7 movie tickets for Cinepax theatres all across Pakistan as well as an all-expenses paid trip to Dubai to watch FF7 in iMax. Higher subscriptions of internet bundles will lead to ...

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  20. First plane leaves for Yemen todayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    Pakistan government which a couple of days ago seemed to be in mood to rush for assisting foreign friends over Yemen trouble has finally awoken to its own nationals plight who remain stranded in the trouble-torn Middle Eastern country, following growing appeals of Pakistanis in Yemen on social and mainstream media to rescue them. A day after Defence Minister Khwaja Asif reiterated that Pakistan will defend Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity against any aggression, Foreign Office on Saturday sounded 'worried' about over 3,000 stranded Pakistanis.

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