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Govt, opposition exchange barbs in NA session over TLP issue

Govt, opposition exchange barbs in NA session over TLP issue

A session of the National Assembly convened to take the opinion of the house on the expulsion of the French ambassador from Pakistan saw its first day go by without any major inroads made. Expulsion…

Famous journalist Absar Alam attacked in Islamabad, sustains injuries

Famous journalist Absar Alam attacked in Islamabad, sustains injuries

Former chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra) and renowned journalist Absar Alam was shot in F-11 near his residence in Islamabad on Tuesday in what appears to be a targetted attack. In a…

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Ramadan moon sighting: Ruet-e-Hilal committee meets today in Peshawar

The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (RHC) is scheduled to meet in Peshawar today to sight the moon and announce commencement of the Holy month of Ramadan. Meeting will be joined by Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai for the first…

PIA

PIA brought operational losses down to Rs680m in 2020

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced, on Sunday, its financial results for year 2020 as audited accounts were submitted to the Stock Exchange of Pakistan. PIA claimed, in its report, that it reduced its losses from…

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Karachi: K-Electric assures no power outages during Ramadan

K-Electric has affirmed that there will be no additional load-shedding in Karachi during Ramadan K-Electric has assured that there will be no additional load-shedding in Karachi during Ramadan. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, K-Electric…

Pakistan

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PM directs strict action against profiteers and hoarders

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to give relief to the masses in the holy month of Ramadan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has, on Tuesday, directed heavy monitoring of the prices and availability of essential commodities. PM…

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TLP protests bring major roads to halt again

Protests are underway in various parts of the country for the second day as workers and supporters of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) are on roads against the arrest of party head Allama Saad Rizvi. In a…

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Prime Minister Imran Khan lauds overseas Pakistanis for record remittances

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has lauded and appreciated the Pakistanis living overseas for their record remittances submission. PM said that their love for Pakistan is “unparalleled”. Prime Minister Imran Khan posted a tweet…

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PIA: Restructuring plan worth Rs 457bn sent to cabinet for approval

PIA: Restructuring plan worth Rs 457bn sent to cabinet for approval  ISLAMABAD: The federal government approved, on Wednesday, a restructuring plan for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) worth Rs 457 billion to make it financially viable.…

Business

Imports are on rise in Pakistan

Imports are on rise in Pakistan, data reveals all time high in three years

The import sector of Pakistan has seen an all-time high in the last three years as it touched $5.6 billion in March. The major role players in this process were wheat, sugar, oil and gas…

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Crackdown initiated against hoarders as market goes sugarless

LAHORE: The Punjab government has initiated a crackdown against sugar hoarders in a bid to end its shortage in and around Lahore. The government fixed its sale at Rs85 kg but since the beginning of…

Gold

Gold prices likely to move up after hitting 2-month high

Gold prices hit 2-month high in international market due to a weaker dollar and dropping US yields Gold prices have rallied significantly in the international markets in the past few days. According to industry experts,…

Politics

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Govt under fire over mishandling TLP protests

Opposition parties lambasted the PTI government on Monday, criticising its handling of the TLP issue in view of violent Lahore protests, a day earlier in which three workers of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) were killed…

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Govt, opposition at loggerheads over Shehbaz bail issue

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Political Communication Dr. Shahbaz Gill, on Sunday, accused the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of spreading “blatant lies” on the issue of bail grant to jailed opposition leader Mian Shehbaz…

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Battleground Lahore gets some relief as first round of TLP, Govt talks succeed

RAWALPINDI: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad announced, early Monday, that after first successful round of talks with the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), 11 policemen, taken hostage in Lahore, have been released. “Dialogue has begun with the…

Sports

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Shoaib Akhtar slammed by Twitter for criticizing Babar Azam after 2nd T20

Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has been slammed on Twitter by various twitterati for his earlier criticism of Babar Azam. On Thursday, Twitter users criticized the former fast bowler. Brilliant Babar with Supreme authority wins…

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Babar stars as Pakistan beat SA in 3rd T20

ISLAMABAD: Batting master-class Babar Azam led Pakistan to a fantastic win by nine wickets in the third T20 International against South Africa on Wednesday. Babar hit 122, which marks his first T20 International century, and…

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Off-colour Pakistan lose second T20 to South Africa

After an impressive performance in the first T20, Pakistan lost the second game to hosts South Africa as the 4-match T20 series was levelled to 1-1 on Friday in Wanderers cricket stadium.  South Africa chased…

Entertainment

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Showbiz star Meera released from mental hospital, ordered to leave US within 48 hours

The popular Pakistani showbiz star Meera has been discharged from mental hospital in the United States of America, following which has been ordered to leave the country within 48 hours. Meera, the star surrounded by…

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Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar opens up about issues with Mahira Khan

Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar has said that he was shocked to see Mahira Khan’s tweet about his work Controversial Pakistani writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar recently opened up about his issues with actress Mahira Khan. Speaking to media, Khalil-ur-Rehman…

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Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok; company expresses pleasure

The Peshawar High Court has directed the PTA to resume operations of the TikTok app in Pakistan The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday lifted the ban on Tiktok, asking the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)…

Saboor Aly, Yasir Hussain and others called out for violating SOPs

Pakistani celebs criticised for flouting COVID-19 SOPs

Netizens question Saboor Aly and other celebs for violating COVID-19 rules at Umair Qazi’s wedding Actor Umair Qazi’s wedding has become the talk of the town as several prominent Pakistani stars attended the festivities over…