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National Assembly session begins ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly started on Monday at 4:40 am with the recitation of the verses from the Holy Quran. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq chairs the session.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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Blast damages railway track HYDERABAD: A small portion of a railway track near Hussainabad area was blown up through an improvised explosive device here on Monday. According to police, a small explosive timed device weighing around 500 grams was planted on the track which blew about 2 feet piece of the track. Police suspected the banned outfit Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz behind the incident, which had been blamed in the past for such attacks. An FIR has been registered ...

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China accords top priority to Pakistan in its Foreign Policy ISLAMABAD: Former Diplomat Akram Zaki said here on Monday that China accords top priority to Pakistan in its Foreign Policy.While talking in special transmission of Pakistan Television he said China believed that prosperity was intertwined and that regional prosperity was supreme to it.Moreover, owing to geo-strategic position of Pakistan, China accorded top priority to Pakistan in its Foreign Policy similar to the one which United States of America gave to Britain in development, he added.Akram ...

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Chinese President's visit to change economic map of country ISLAMABAD: Renowned economist, Dr Saboor Ghayyur said on Monday that Pakistan-China Economic Corridor was a very important project for connecting the regional countries.Talking to Radio Pakistan , he said that visit of Chinese President, Xi Ginping would have positive impact on economy and generate multiple economic activities in the country.He said the visit would usher in a new era of progress and development in the region. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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Chinese President's visit will further strengthen bilateral ties ISLAMABAD: Chairman Evacuee Trust Board Siddiq ul Farooq on Monday said that Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif wanted to make Pakistan the Asian Tiger and massive Chinese investment would help achieve this goal.Talking to PTV, he said the agreements to be signed during the Chinese President's visit would not only strengthen bilateral friendship, but also make Pakistan a stronger, developed and prosperous country.Siddiq ul Farooq said that China's cooperation would help Pakistan achieve development and prosperity.Copyright ...

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LCCI former SVP offers free hepatitis treatment to prisoners LAHORE: Former Senior Vice President, Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Meher Kashif Younis Sunday offered free treatment of hepatitis to inmates in camp jail and central jail, Kot Lakhpat.Jail sources told APP here that he made this announcement during his recent visit to camp jail.Meher Kahif visited jail hospital, kitchen, stores and different barracks. He highly appreciated the best quality of food being served to inmates with good-baked breads on roti plants which he ...

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Women should turn out in large number for NA-246 poll: JI chief KARACHI: Chief of Jamaat- e- Islami (JI), Pakistan, Siraj ul Haq has urged women belonging to NA- 246 constituency to come out in large numbers and exercise their right of vote during forthcoming by-elections to NA 246 on April 23.Addressing an electioneering meeting on Shahrah- e- Pakistan for women workers of JI here on Friday he said Karachiites were being provided an opportunity to restore the lost glory of the metropolis known for its enlightenment ...