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PMD did not issue windstorm warning

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PESHAWAR: One day after heavy storms left at least 14 dead in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and parts of KPK, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) was severely criticized on Thursday not predict severe weather conditions. Unaware of the rains and severe storms, PMD gives no warning to government and public departments concerned. Latif-ur-Rahman, a senior official of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) in KPK says PMD issued … Continue reading

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NA speaker notifies ToR committee

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ISLAMABAD: President of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Tuesday notified the parliamentary committee formed to formulate the terms of reference (TOR) of a commission to investigate documents of Panama. The committee includes six members representing the government and opposition. Committee members are Ishaq Dar, Aitzaz Ahsan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Mir Hasil Bizenjo, Akram Khan Durrani, Anusha Rehman, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Muhammad … Continue reading

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Sweden envoy calls on Sindh CM

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KARACHI: Swedish Ambassador Ingrid Johansson asked Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Sindh Shah and discussed bilateral issues and investment opportunities in Sindh. The prime minister said that there were great runners wind and solar power in the province where huge investment opportunities are available. He added that in the Thar coalfield there are vast coal reserves on China, Australia and some other countries have started … Continue reading

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Three FC men martyred in Peshawar firing

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PESHAWAR: Three Border Police personnel (FC) were martyred when their vehicle was attacked on the outskirts of Peshawar, According to our correspondent, unknown armed men intercepted FC patrol vehicle on the ring road and opened fire on the occupants, leaving the three paramilitary soldiers seriously wounded. Police said the wounded were received FC died in the hospital. Authorities said the victims included Ameer Official FC … Continue reading

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Others capitalizing on our weaknesses: Shahid Latif

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Defense analyst Shahid Latif said: “Our rivals are taking advantage of our weaknesses.” He expressed these views on current affairs program ‘Awaz’. He said: “We are so weak that someone attacks us as and when he wants it.”

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Panama probe body meeting today

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ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee of twelve members drawn up terms of reference (TOR) for the commission of inquiry proposed Panama Documents will meet today (Wednesday). The first committee meeting will take place in the camera speaker at 4 pm today. Earlier, president of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq received government team names finalized by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for inclusion in the bipartite committee. In … Continue reading

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Turkey to modernize F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan Air Force

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ISTANBUL: Multiple relations between Pakistan and Turkey are rapidly growing in the field of defense since the latter is committed to modernizing its fleet of F-16 will cost US dollar Islamabad 75 million, said a senior official of Turkey-Asia Pacific Council Advice Foreign Economic Relations (DEIK) on Saturday. The two countries have reached agreement on a draft aviation in which Istanbul will be the modernization … Continue reading

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DG Rangers meets MQM, MQM-H, PSP leaders

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KARACHI: Pakistan Director General Rangers (Sindh) General Bilal Akbar met Saturday with leaders of Muttahida Qaumi movment Muhajir Qaumi Movement and the Party Sarzameen Pak, According to the spokesman of the Rangers, the three political parties have assured the DG Rangers to play their role for peace in the country. lasting peace in the metropolitan city is assured as a result of the efforts of … Continue reading

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DG Rangers emphasizes on rehabilitation centers in Sindh

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KARACHI: Pakistan Director General Rangers (Sindh) General Bilal Akbar stressed the need to establish rehabilitation centers for convicts in the province on Saturday. During his meeting with a delegation of leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), DG Rangers Sindh said Apex Committee had also discussed the possibility of establishing the centers. During the meeting, Major General Bilal Akbar said that such a system is already … Continue reading

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Imran made Panama Papers a political issue: PML-N senator

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Lieutenant General (r) Abdul Qayyum said on Saturday that the head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan made papers Panama had a political issue. Speaking on state television, he said Imran had admitted that it had established an offshore company when he was playing cricket in the UK. He said that although the name of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, … Continue reading

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