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Ambassador of Austria to address PIIA members on Tuesday KARACHI: The Ambassador of Austria in Pakistan, Dr. Brigitta Blaha will address the members of Pakistan Institute of International Affairs (PIIA), on the topic of Austria's Foreign Policy on Tuesday.The programme will be held in the library of institute at 4:15 p.m., said a press release issued here on Monday.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PIA's missing employees return home ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) missing four employees have been found and returned home on Monday.According to a private news channel, PIA employees named Hidayatullah, Saifullah, Zameer Chandio and Mansoor were missing since 2nd February and unknown individuals left them near Nagin Chowrangi area.PIA's Joint Action Committee (JAC) had earlier announced a protest towards Jinnah terminal for the recovery of the missing employees.The employees had been missing for 6 days. Families of the 4 personnel ...

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Pakistani delegation arrives for IPU-UN hearing on world drug problem UNITED NATIONS: A two-member Pakistan parliamentary delegation has arrived in New York to participate in a hearing at United Nations Headquarters organized jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the UN on the world drug problem.The delegation is composed of National Assembly members -- Nawab Yousuf Talpur (leader) and Ms. Asiya Nasir. The IPU-UN Parliamentary Hearing will take place on February 8 and 9.Officials said the joint IPU-UN hearing will contribute to a Special Session ...

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PM strongly condemns firing incident at City 42 office ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday strongly condemned the firing incident at the office of City 42 channel.According to PM Media Wing, the Prime Minister has directed the authorities concerned to find the culprits behind this incident as soon as possible and ensure foolproof security at the media houses. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Pervaiz condemns firing outside TV channel LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday condemned aerial firing outside the offices of private local news channel, City 42, here.The minister, in a statement, said the PML-N government firmly believed in the freedom of expression and would continue to safeguard the independence of media.Pervaiz Rashid said the federal government, in close liaison with all the provincial governments, was making all-out efforts to ensure security and protection to ...

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CM condemns incident of firing outside City-42 LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Sunday condemned the incident of firing outside the office of City-42.The Chief Minister took strict notice of the incident and sought a report from the Inspector General of Police Punjab. He also ordered immediate arrest of the criminals involved in the incident.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PUC to hold 'Message of Islam' Conference on Feb 10 : Maulana Ashrafi ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) will organize " Message of Islam Conference" on February 10 with the aim to highlight its true message of love and peace.Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council, Maulana Muhammad Ashrafi, speaking at press conference on Sunday said main objective of organizing the conference was to counter propaganda and wrong interpretation of extremists and terrorists in this regard.He said the conference would highlight true and real message and teachings of Islam to the ...