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Indian govt`s policies isolated it in world: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Monday said the policies of current Indian government had isolated it morally in the world.Talking to a private news channel, he questioned how a country could get permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council and become a member of Nuclear Supplier Group by threatening to break Indus Water Treaty and using pellet guns against innocent Kashmiris.The minister said after India's statement on Indus Water Treaty, international community could not trust as it did not honor its agreements signed with others. He said this statement had badly exposed Indian policies.He said Modi government was causing damage to its country and their claim of world's largest democracy was not matching to their acts.The minister said the Indian government was frustrated from the indigenous independence movement of Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination.Pervaiz Rashid said India had failed to deliver ...

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'Taxila by-poll's victory reflects people's confidence in PML-N leadership, its policies' LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-N leaders on Monday termed the victory of the PML-N candidate Malik Muhammad Umar Farooq in PP-7 Taxila as expression of people's confidence in the PML-N leadership for progress and prosperity. Talking to APP, PML-N leader and senator Kulsoom Parveen said that people had again proved that they only wanted progress and prosperity and those who had lost this seat, earlier won by them, should reconsider their attitude.She said that such elements ...

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SC converts death sentences of two accused into life imprisonment ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday converted the death sentences of two accused into life imprisonment and directed the Lahore High Court (LHC) to announce detail verdict regarding sentence of an accused. The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa heard different appeals filed by death sentences convicts. During the course of proceedings, Lateef Khosa counsel for Tauseef Abbas appeared before the court and informed that the trial court ...

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Senate resolves to face, defeat any form of aggression ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday resolved that if the Indian government dare to embark on any military adventure against Pakistan, the people, the Government and the Armed Forces of Pakistan will stand united as one to face and defeat any form of aggression with all the might at their command. The Senate adopted the resolution unanimously and strongly condemned India's use of bullets and pellets which are killing, maiming and wound a whole new generation ...

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NA passes bill to regulate Hindu marriages ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the bill for regulating and termination of marriages among Hindu families.The bill was tabled in the House by Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael.According to the statement of objects and reasons of the bill, the said Act has also been applied to irretrievable breakdown of marriages among Hindus. It is also applicable to all citizens of Pakistan, who are Hindu by religion in any of its forms.The ...

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ECP reviews ballot papers printing arrangements for General Elections-2018 ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday reviewed arrangements for the printing of ballot papers for General Elections - 2018. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza, Members Election Commission, Secretary ECP, Secretary Cabinet, Chairman Pakistan Security Printing Press, Chairman Pakistan Post Foundation and other Senior Officers attended the meeting. Matters related to the printing of ballot papers for the general elections were discussed at length. According to the briefing given by the ...

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CM forms committee to adopt PM's national health program KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in principle, agreed to launch Prime Minister's National Health Programme in six districts of the province for which the provincial government would have to contribute Rs 2 billion for three years' programme.He took this decision while holding a meeting with State Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) Saira Afzal Tarar and delegation comprising federal secretary NHSR&C Ayoub Shaikh, DG Health Asad Hafeez, GM State ...