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  1. Country hit by another power breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The country suddenly plunged into darkness early on Sunday with most of the major cities including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta witnessing a major power breakdown after a 'fault' developed in the national grid, reported a private TV channel. The tripping of Guddu power plant's transmission lines affected the 500KW power line from the national grid, forcing Jamshoro and Bin Qasim power stations to shut down.

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  2. Imran for ex-CJP's trial under Article 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    In a quick response to the remarks of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan Saturday again made it clear that any judicial commission formed on the terms and conditions of the ruling PML-N to investigate alleged rigging in last general elections would not be acceptable to his party. "If judicial commission was formed on the terms proposed by the government, it would be toothless and no accountability could ever be held," Imran said at a press conference at his residence in Bani Gala.

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  3. Party to 'contest' Senate polls from KP onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    It was Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan who took the final decision to take part in Senate elections where the party is making debut as there was a split within the party ranks on the issue, background discussions with some key leaders of PTI Saturday revealed to The Nation. A debate was going on within the party, at meetings level formally and among the senior leaderships informally that whether PTI should take part in the elections of the 104-member Upper House of the Parliament or not.

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  4. Govt defers decision on allowing Mush to visit KSARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... from the legal brains and in a day or so the decision on Musharraf's request would be made. A senior leader of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) informed The Nation that there was no word on the application of their party head so far and hoped that ...

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  5. PUHCC organises seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... Zahoor Sarwar, while highlighting the importance of patents and their outcomes, said that only 30 patents in Pakistan were registered in a year while 30,000 were registered in Korea. He said that many universities were being run even by the income ...

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  6. Call for inter-faith dialogue and unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... the act of magazine hurt the sentiments of millions of Muslims across the world. He said that the minorities of Pakistan strongly condemned the stupid act of the magazine in the name of right to freedom of expression. He endorsed the stance of Pope ...

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  7. Armed forces leading from front to eliminate terror: Naval chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The 26th Convocation of Pakistan Navy Engineering College, a constituent college of National University of Science and Technology , was held at Bahria Auditorium, Karachi, today. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah graced the occasion as Chief Guest and awarded degrees to 237 graduates in various disciplines of engineering, says a press release issued here on Saturday.

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  8. Funeral prayer in absentia for Saudi monarch offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf. The funeral prayer in absentia was offered by Ambassador to Pakistan Jassim M Al Khalidi, Cultural Attach of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan Dr Haza Al-Ghamdi, Head Maktab tu Dawah, Muhammad Saad bin ...

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  9. Effective ATA application key to fight terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Terming the Anti-terrorism Act 1997 very powerful law to combat the menace of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, Justice Qazi Faez Isa, judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, has urged the key players of administration of criminal justice system to read and examine this special law meticulously for its effective application so as to bring the perpetrators of terrorist acts to justice. He expressed these views in the certificate awarding ceremony at the conclusion of a week-long national training of trainers' workshop for judges, prosecutors and investigators on the global legal framework against terrorism and relevant criminal measures here at the Federal Judicial Academy, Islamabad on Saturday.

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  10. CM mourns King's death in Saudi embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif went to Saudi Embassy in Islamabad on Saturday and expressed condolences with acting Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Muhammad Jasim Al-Khalidi, over the death of Saudi King Shah Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz. The chief minister recorded his impressions in the condolence book.

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  11. Two wounded, house gutted in fire incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... the windowpanes of nearby buildings, sources said. Rescue 1122 was called in which shifted a patient Zafar to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). The doctors told this scribe that the condition of patient is critical as his body received ...

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  12. TTP commander among three held in HarnaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Security forces arrested three suspected militants including a Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan commander in Balochistan's Harnai district on Saturday. An intelligence officer, who declined to be named since he was not authorised to speak to media, told a private news channel that security forces conducted a raid in Harnai and arrested three militants.

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  13. There is no room for anti-Semitism or Islamophobia: KerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... of Nigeria's Borno State with Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Do you agree with the PCB's decision to bar players of the Pakistan Cricket team from using social media during the World Cup 2015?

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  14. "Charlie Hebdo Protests Erupt Across Southern AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... some 15,000 protesters denounced Charlie Hebdo, and France, burning the French flag in protest in the streets of Pakistan's capital. Earlier this month, two gunmen stormed the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris killing a total of 12 people, prompting ...

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  15. Obama should impress India leaders about resolution of Kashmir: Siraj : January 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ... herefore the US President must raise this issue during his visit with the Indian government. He said that people of Pakistan would never accept hegemony of the India in the region.

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  16. Religion is no longer immune from criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Reactions of Pakistanis to murders committed by Islamist terrorists, and the knee-jerk chants of Islam being peaceful, will always be shrouded in controversy due to the sheer lack of condemnation of the act of terror. This is because the nation is terminally sick with a malaise linked to ignorance, medieval thinking, superstitions and insularity.

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  17. Clashes erupt in Indian Kashmir over Charlie Hebdo cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    ... in Islamabad. "They want us to take action and then we are called terrorists." Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan, and both have claimed it in its entirety since British colonialists left in 1947. Since 1989, several rebel groups have ...

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  18. Another gas pipeline blown up in PakistanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Miscreants blew up a gas pipeline in Pakistan's Balochistan province Saturday, a day after two gas pipelines were destroyed in the same province. Police sources told Dawn that militants HAD planted explosive material close to the 18-inch gas pipeline in Dera Allah Yar city, in Balochistan's Jaffarabad district.

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  19. 'Informal' government formation talks on with BJP: Mufti SayeedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... dialogue. "We have time and again reiterated that neighbours cannot be changed and it was time we must engage Pakistan in negotiations to ensure peace in the sub-continent. Stating that it is actually "under the ambit of the prime minister's power ...

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  20. Iran hands over 27 deportees to Pakistan : January 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    CHAGHI Iranian security forces handed over 27 Pakistani nationals to Levies force on Pak-Iran border in Taftan area of Chaghi on Saturday. According to Levies force, these Pakistani workers were apprehended by Iranian security forces because they were living there without valid traveling documents.

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