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PM Announces Relief Package For Dead & Injured PIA's Employees

Daily Capital (Capital TV) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday announced a relief package for the families of the Pakistan International Airlines' employees who had lost their lives during anti-privatization protest against government in Karachi.
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Don't celebrate Valentine's Day: Mamnoon Hussain

The Nation - ‎3 hours ago‎
“Valentine's Day has no connection with our culture and it should be avoided,” the president said while speaking at an event to honour the services of Pakistan Movement leader Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar on his death anniversary.
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Russia's Syria military targeting must change: Kerry

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUNICH - Russia must change its military targeting as it backs the Syrian regime, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday, as world powers seek a cessation of hostilities in the country within a week.
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Pakistan-born scientist played part in discovery of gravitational waves

The Express Tribune - ‎15 hours ago‎
Pakistani-born astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of eagled-eyed scientists who, for the first time, observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves.

Govt focusing on manufacturing of mobile phones in Pakistan

Daily Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD - The government is giving special attention to the local manufacturing and assembling of mobile phone sets. According to officials, a Chinese company is expected to launch a mobile handset manufacturing unit in April this year.
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Russia decries 'new Cold War' as East-West strains cloud talks

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUNICH: The world has plunged into a “new Cold War”, the Russian premier said Saturday, as East-West tensions over Ukraine and Syria took centre-stage at a gathering of world leaders in Germany.
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After 1000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill sign a joint declaration on religious unity in Havana, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS. HAVANA: Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to ...
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Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
TAIPEI - The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.
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Police: Shooting at Phoenix-area school was murder-suicide

Bloomington Pantagraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
Students embrace after leaving campus, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. after two teens were shot Friday at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb.
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Terrorism case filed against PTA, PTCL officers

The Nation - ‎5 hours ago‎
KARACHI: ISIS has begun to strengthen its roots in the largest city of Pakistan-Karachi. Police has allegedly registered terrorism case against facilitators of ISIS.
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One killed, 11 injured in clash between PML-N, PPP workers in Azad Kashmir

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUZAFFARABAD: At least one political worker was killed and 11 others sustained injuries in a clash between rival political parties in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's (AJK) Kotli area on Saturday.
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Taliban leaders lay groundwork for talks in 'secret visit' to Pakistan

The Express Tribune - ‎15 hours ago‎
A two-member Afghan Taliban delegation, led by the head of the group's political office in Qatar, paid a secret visit to Pakistan last week as part of preparations for the formal resumption of direct talks with the Afghan government, official sources ...
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UN seeks Pakistan's support to resolve Iran-Saudi conflict

Daily Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday and urged him to use his office to resolve the Saudi-Iran conflict, said a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office.
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Canadian HC welcomes establishment of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

The News International - ‎8 hours ago‎
High Commissioner for Canada Heather Cruden on Thursday welcomed the establishment of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and hoped that it would receive the resources necessary to fulfill its obligations.
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Pakistani shares slide as investors fear gloomy global growth

The News International - ‎11 hours ago‎
Pakistan stock fell for the fourth straight session on Friday on fears of slowdown in global growth and other regional markets while falling oil prices also dented sentiments, dealer said.

RCCI urges govt to announce auto policy

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI - Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Mian Humayun Parvez Friday urged government to announce the automobile industry policy immediately.
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Qatari LNG will give a new life to industrial, power sectors: Experts

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Majority of experts consider the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) agreement between Qatar and Pakistan a game changer, which will help in increasing power generation, reducing loadshedding and improving gas supply to the industrial sector.
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Apple to launch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 15

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK: US technology giant Apple has reportedly announced to launch iPhone 5se and a new iPad Air on March 15, a media report said.
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India launches lightest gun weighing 250g

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
Two years after India launched Nirbheek, a handgun pitched as the country's 'first gun for women', a state-run arms factory has launched a similar gun which it says is India's lightest gun.

Baldia Town factory blaze: Court raps probe - ‎1 hour ago‎
Karachi: A district court on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over the investigators' report with regard to the Baldia Town factory inferno in which 259 workers lost their lives in 2012 and a legal case has dragged on ever since.
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Amir fails to recover from injury as Karachi bat first against Quetta - ‎3 hours ago‎
Karachi Kings have won the toss and will bat first against the high-flying Quetta Gladiators side as things heat up in the second week of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
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Shane Watson out of PSL with injury

The Express Tribune - ‎31 minutes ago‎
SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Islamabad United suffered a major blow as their star player and icon Shane Watson has been ruled out due to an abdominal injury.
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South Asian Games: Pakistan defeat India in hockey final

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Pakistan Whites made it a hat-trick of titles in the South Asian Games' hockey event as they defeated arch-rivals India 1-0 in a nail-biting final to clinch gold at the Tayebulla Hockey Stadium pitch in Guwahati, India on Friday.
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Renowned music composer Robin Ghosh passes away

The Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
DHAKA: Rabin Ghosh, renowned musician and music composer of South Asia, died of protracted illness today. He was 76. He was husband of ace Pakistani film actress Shabnam.

Jamila Hashmi : Theatrical performance 'Sherry' held in memory of acclaimed novelist

Daily Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
LAHORE: In memory of renowned Urdu novelist and short story writer Jamila Hashmi, a dramatic and theatrical performance titled "Sherry" was staged before a jam-packed audience at Alhamra on Thursday.
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RIP Fatima Surayya Bajia

The Express Tribune - ‎20 hours ago‎
The past several months have not been very kind to Urdu literature, with writers who have served us for decades leaving this world one after the other.
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Punjab polio battle from 15th

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
LAHORE - Punjab will hold polio campaign in eight districts from February 15 to 17, said Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq yesterday.

Nearly one million children to be vaccinated in FATA

The Express Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR: A four-day polio campaign has been scheduled for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Frontier Regions (FR), read a statement issued by the FATA Secretariat on Friday.
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Two more fall prey to swine flu in Karachi

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎5 hours ago‎
KARACHI (Dunya News) - Swine flu is rapidly spreading in Karachi as two more patients died due to the disease today (Saturday). Keeping in view the alarming situation, the health ministry stated that awareness campaign would be soon launched to combat ...
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Nergis Mavalvala: The Karachiite who went on to detect Einstein's gravitational waves - ‎8 hours ago‎
Karachi-born astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala, Associate Department Head of Physics at MIT is member of the team of scientists that announced on Thursday the detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by physicist Albert ...
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Pakistan integrating scientific climate information into development priorities, says Zahid Hamid

Pakistan Today - ‎20 hours ago‎
Pakistan has enacted several pieces of national policy initiatives in the areas of forestry, energy conservation, disaster management, renewable energy development, among others.
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Air pollution led to over 5.5 million premature deaths in 2013: Scientists

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎1 hour ago‎
Air pollution caused more than 5.5 million premature deaths in 2013 in the world, according to research. Print Friendly and PDF. Quoting the research findings, presented on Friday, British newspaper The Guardian in a report said that more than half of ...
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150000 penguins die after giant iceberg leaves colony landlocked

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
An estimated 150,000 penguins of Cape Denison in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica, have been killed after an enormous iceberg left the colony landlocked.