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CJCSC calls on Naval Chief ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Wednesday visited the office of the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah at Naval Headquarters.  According to a press release, upon arrival, the dignitary was received by Chief of the Naval Staff. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in ceremonial dress presented him the Guard of Honour.  The Naval Chief introduced the visiting dignitary to the Principal Staff Officers at the Naval Headquarters. Later, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat held a meeting with the Chief of Naval Staff in his office which was followed by a comprehensive briefing on Pakistan Navy's role in Regional Maritime Security situation and Operational Development in the Indian Ocean region. Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah congratulated the CJCSC on his promotion and assuming command of the best forces in the world.  The Naval Chief said that Pakistan Navy would continue its endeavours to enhance synergy and seamless integration in operational and other inter-services matters under the auspices of worthy Chairman.  The ...

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Imran Khan dismisses tax evasion, money-laundering allegations ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has refused all allegations of tax evasion and money laundering leveled against him.Speaking to media representatives here, he said that he had not issued any wrong statement with reference to his assets and had been paying tax for the last three decades. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) had also not raised any objection over the Bani Gala property transaction during the last 13 years, he added. Imran Khan filed his reply in the ...

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Army plane crash kills three Indian officers: official KOLKATA: Three army officers were killed Wednesday after their five-seater Cheetah helicopter crashed while landing in eastern India, a defence official said.Another officer was seriously injured in the crash that occurred in a military camp in West Bengal's Sukna district, a spokeswoman of the Indian Army's Eastern Command said."The helicopter was on a routine mission. It crashed near the helipad inside the army base as it was trying to land," Dipannita Dhar told AFP by telephone.The Cheetah helicopters, commissioned by the Indian ...

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RECORDER REPORT: PSX close of day KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed lower on Wednesday having 42622.37 points with a negative change of 188.90 and volume of 138,208,320 shares. High and Low were 42865.59 and 42583.10 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 394,186,740 shares with 397 total traded companies out of which 148 were up 235 were down and 14 were unchanged. COMMERCIAL BANKS traded sector with total traded volume of 63,638,100 hares. It was followed by CHEMICAL with a total traded volume of 31,795,900 hares. The ...

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Pakistan in well position to tap trade potential: Dar      ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday said Pakistan was now well positioned to further tap the trade potential of Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics (CARs)."There is a huge trade potential in Afghanistan and five Central Asian states, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, with combined gross domestic product (GDP) of $ 445 billion and population of 66 million, offer a sizeable market for Pakistani goods, services and investment," Dar said while speaking at the launching ceremony of Pakistan-Afghanistan-Central ...