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  1. U.S. releases 14 Pakistani prisoners from BagramRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The United States has released fourteen Pakistani prisoners from its custody at the Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. It was the second group of Pakistanis released from the U.S. custody in a month.

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  2. VIP culture termed cruse for PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: The VIP culture has become a curse of the nation and country and poor masses must have to forge unity to free Pakistan from the clutches of feudal lords, said President of Pasban e Pakistan Altaf Shakoor. In a statement here Saturday, he said people of Pakistan say 'No' to the VIP culture.

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  3. London Plan' a conspiracy against 180 million people, says ShahbazRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... Chinese president signed agreements of $20 billion in India while agreements of $32 billion were to be made with Pakistan. He said that foundation stones of power projects were also to be laid during that visit but that these important projects have ...

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  4. Seminar on electoral reforms: - Economic, social structures need...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Electoral reforms alone would not be effective, as economic and social structures also need rudimentary changes for sustainable and true democracy. Parliament should be representative body of masses not the elite class, said speakers at a seminar on electoral reforms organised by Joint Action Committee Pakistan Medical Association .

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  5. SAP-PK organises Peace and Culture Festival : September 21, 2014,Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: In a bid to encourage and give enjoyment to violence affected people from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining Tribal Areas, a colourful Peace and Culture Festival was held. The festival was first of its kind last two years, which was arranged by South Asia Partnership Pakistan , attended by people from different walk of life including politicians, academicians, members of various civil societies, students, known Pashto poets, singers, artistes while the speakers highlighted the importance of such colourful events in Peshawar like city whereas heinous violent and criminal acts become order of the day.

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  6. Police book PTI, PAT workers for attack on PTV : September 21, 2014,Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Three FIRs have been lodged in Secretariat Police Station against the workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek for allegedly attacking Pakistan Television headquarters. Constable Ghulam Ali has lodged the FIR under Section 379, 34. He was on duty at the PTV headquarters at the time of attack.

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  7. Petition in SC calls for Nawaz's disqualification : September 21, 2014,Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE: Insaf Lawyers Forum Punjab Senior Vice President Gohar Nawaz Sindhu on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court's Lahore Registry, seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar for allegedly lying to the nation about army's role as 'arbitrator' and 'mediator' in the current political impasse. The petitioner said that Nawaz and Nisar violated the constitution by lying that the government had not invited Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to play his role as an arbitrator or mediator between the government and the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek.

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  8. Pakistanis not made of money, Imran tells PMRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday dubbed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as 'Mughal ruler' who according to Kaptaan was set to spend more than Rs 40 million on his upcoming four-day visit to the United States. "Mughal the great is going to have quite a joyride to Washington at the cost of public funds," Kaptaan said while addressing his party supporters at D-Chowk.

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  9. Man burnt alive, 4 shops gutted in LPG cylinders explosion : September 21, 2014,Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE: A 23-year-old man was burnt alive and four shops were reduced to ashes as a result of fire that broke out when at least four liquefied petroleum gas cylinders exploded at a refilling shop in Ravi Road police precincts on Saturday morning. The police said that the victim named Ghulam Mustafa, of Kohat, was an employee of an LPG refilling shop near Niazi Chowk.

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  10. Justice is for sale: Qadri : September 21, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... as NAB head to dispose of 143 corruption cases * Says 'Go Nawaz Go' has become slogan of entire nation ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Saturday lambasted Pakistan's judicial system, saying that justice is for sale ...

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  11. Division of Sindh: MQM takes to streets against PTI's stand : September 21, 2014,Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI/KHAIRPUR: Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Khushbakht Shujaat on Saturday said setting up smaller units on administrative basis was need of the hour. Addressing a rally at Teen Talwar Clifton, Khushbakht, who is also a member of Defence-Clifton Residents Committee , said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders have violated their party manifesto by opposing the demand for new administrative units in Sindh.

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  12. Faisal Mushtaq awarded - Best Educationist of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... the prestigious unique recognition from His Excellency Honorable Mamnoon Hussain, President Islamic Republic of Pakistan during a graceful ceremony held on account of 27th RCCI Achievement Awards Ceremony, 2014 at the Jinnah Convention Centre, ...

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  13. Govt set to allow 3 months to PSM for GST paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The government is all set to allow three months time to Pakistan Steel Mills for payment of General Sales Tax as Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has issued necessary instructions to Federal Board of Revenue on Saturday. Dar issued instructions during a meeting with Chief Executive Officer PSM Major General Zaheer Ahmed Khan raising issues including the imposition of 5 percent duty on import of iron ore being faced by troubled PSM.

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  14. Business community protests against inflated electricity billsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The local business community in a meeting at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry strongly protested against the inflated bills of IESCO for the month of August 2014 and called upon the government to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter as many citizens are unable to pay excessive bills. Shaban Khalid, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that throughout the world, utility services tariffs are determined keeping in view the purchasing power of citizens, but in Pakistan the power tariffs have gone far beyond the paying capacity of a common man.

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  15. Buoyant Knights out to silence the LionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta/ Hyderabad: Buoyed by the spectacular three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 in Hyderabad on Sunday. The reigning IPL VII champions recorded a remarkable victory over CSK thanks to a scintillating knock of 58 runs by Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate's unbeaten 51. Russell, who is in brilliant form following a successful stint in the Carribean Premier League, and Ten Doeschate came good when the top-order - captain Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan Manvinder Bisla and Manish Pandey fumbled.

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  16. 50,000 people evacuated as flooding hits Pakistan's southRead the original story

    Yesterday | UAport

    An aerial view shows houses surrounded by flood waters in Multan district, Pakistan on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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  17. 24 die in Pakistan floods, raising death toll to 346Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    ... incidents. Lahore, the state capital, is the most affected region as 69 people have died in the last 5 days. Pakistan had faced the worst floods of its history in 2010 when heavy flooding killed nearly 2,000 people and inundated one-fifth of the ...

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  18. 14 Pakistanis freed from US custody in Afghanistan's Bagram prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Fourteen Pakistani detainees were released from US custody in Bagram Prison in Afghanistan and repatriated to Pakistan on Saturday, a Pakistani legal firm representing some of the prisoners said. Justice Project Pakistan has been representing several Bagram detainees since 2010 in a bid to force the Pakistani government to bring them home.

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  19. Displaced PakistanisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    President Karzai and presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah listen to the national anthem on the third anniversary of the assassination of Burhanuddin Rabbani, at the loya jirga hall in Kabul, yesterday. People affected by floods wait for relief as they live in temporary shelters in Multan, Pakistan, yesterday.

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  20. Taiwanese tourist dies in mountain accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: A Taiwanese tourist has plunged to her death in a popular mountaineering area in northern Pakistan, officials said yesterday. The woman fell from a cliff in the scenic Hunza Valley on Friday as she and a male French climber were returning from a trek to a nearby glacier.

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