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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

Nation should unite against terrorism: Rehman Malik ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Rehman A Malik on Wednesday urged the nation to unite and forge unity among its ranks to fight terrorism and extremism.Talking to reporters here, Rehman Malik said terrorism was major issue and it should be addressed unitedly with determination.He added that India was involved in anti-Pakistan activities.Rehman Malik lauded the Pakistan Army on successful completion of operation in Shawal.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

Pakistan - Politics & Policy

ECP should take action against allegations: Ayaz Sadiq LAHORE: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should take action against those people who hurl baseless allegations.Talking to the media here at Garhi Shahu on Wednesday, he said allegations of changing voter's lists of my constituency were baseless and added that the ECP fulfilling its responsibility should take action against them.To a question, Ayaz said counsel of Abdul Aleem Khan was trying to escape from the ECP ...

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Opposition to stand with government on national level issues: Mushahidullah ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Central Leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan said Wednesday that there was great need of unity on national level issues and opposition should stand with the government.Talking to a private news channel he said that Kashmir was the core issue between India and Pakistan. Pakistan would never give-up its stance on Kashmir.He said media should focus on national issues instead of highlighting meaningless issues. Indian media always united against Pakistan and for ...

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BISP Chairperson projects positive image at Marketing Congress KARACHI: Minister of State and Chairperson, Benazir Income Support Programme (PISP) MNA Ms. Marvi Memon on Wednesday said the government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, has put the country on path to development with prime focus on economic growth, job creation and welfare of the poorest. The positive economic indicators within a short span of time speak high of consolidated efforts of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's economic team headed by Federal ...

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Govt to improve standard of education: Baligh-ur-Rehman ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman Wednesday said that the government is committed to improve the standard of education in the country.Addressing the National policy Dialogue on Public Financing of Education in Pakistan (2010-2011 to 2015-2016) and Education Budget Proposals for 2016-2017, the minister said a healthy dialogue on such a pertinent issue is extremely beneficial for the education.The minister congratulated Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAP) ...

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PEMRA to issue warning to private channel for character assassination of provincial deptt PESHAWAR: The 65th meeting of PEMRA Council of Complaints Khyber Pakthunkhwa with Shakeel Chandar in chair was held at PEMRA Regional Office here on Tuesday and recommended issuance of warning to a private TV channel for character assassination of a private department.The meeting also recommended to issue warning to reporter of another private channel for entering to the labour room of a hospital in Mardan, says an official statement here today. The meeting was attended ...

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LHC orders regularization of 150 PIDA employees LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered regularisation of more than 150 contractual employees of Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority (PIDA).Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan passed these orders while allowing different petitions filed by Naseem Abass and other PIDA contract employees for their regularization. The court had reserved the verdict after hearing arguments of all parties on April 5 and it was announced on Tuesday.Earlier, the petitioners' counsel requested the court to issue directions ...