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Abid Sher Ali thanks Kashmiri people for voting PML-N ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Friday thanked Kashmiri people for voting PML-N and assured that his party government will continue its efforts for cause of Kashmir.Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said Kashmiri people rejected those people who delivered hate speeches in Kashmir elections.He said Kashmir elections result proved that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was popular leader in the country.Replying to a question, the minister said PML-N government would continue its efforts for the betterment of Kashmiri people.Replying to another question, he urged the international community to raise its voice for the peole of Indian Occupied Kashmir.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PPP's failure to serve masses in AJK made way for PML-N: Kirmani ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Syed Asif Kirmani has said that failure of Pakistan Peoples' Party's government to serve the masses in Azad Kashmir during its tenure, made way for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to secure majority seats in Legislative Assembly."People were fed up of their incompetence and corruption. They were deprived of basic facilities during last five years, so they vented their ire on Peoples Party in AJK election through their right to ...

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President condoles demise of Meraj M Khan KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain Friday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of senior politician Meraj Muhammad Khan.The President said Meraj Muhammad Khan was an ideological politician who never compromised on principles and said the late politician's services for the cause of democracy in Pakistan will always be remembered.The President commiserated with the family of the late politician and prayed for salvation of the departed soul, a statement from the President House said.Copyright ...

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Sindh govt committed to maintain peace in Sindh: Chandio KARACHI: Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister, Moula Bux Chandio said Friday said that Sindh government is fully committed to maintain peace and ensure rule of law in the province as per constitution.Special attention is being paid to ensuring durable peace to business community, lawyers fraternity and citizens so that all business and social activities continue to thrive for progress of the country, Chandio said in an official statement.He said Sindh police is performing its job ...

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Intending Hujjaj to wear electronic safety bracelets for identification ISLAMABAD: Intending pilgrims going to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year will have to wear an electronic safety bracelets to help authorities to provide care and identify people.According to official sources, the bracelets are water resistant, connected to a GPS location system and store each pilgrim's personal information including address and medical records.The tracking system would identify exact location of Hujjaj during Hajj.The system would ensure fool proof monitoring system and timely help of ...

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Kashmir elections proves people supporting polices of PML-N ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yusuf on Friday said that Kashmir election proves that Kashmiri people are supporting policies of PML-N government for the Kashmir.Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said people of Kashmir trusted on the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.He thanked the Kashmiri people for giving two third majority to the PML-N and said all promises with the people of the area will ...

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Ex-Secretary Housing KPK arrested in illegal assets case of Rs150mn ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Ex-Secretary Housing Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Zakiullah along with his brother Zafarullah Khan, Ex-Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Traffic Police for their alleged involvement in accumulation of illegal assets worth Rs.150 million.The matter was brought into notice of NAB, KPK authorities and taking cognizance of the matter an inquiry was authorized to ascertain real facts and collect requisite evidence regarding moveable and immoveable properties owned, controlled and possessed by ...