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UN Chief’s offer

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday offered to play the role of ‘an honest broker’ between Pakistan and India to ease tensions between the two South Asian neighbours.Guterres, who assumed charge last week, made the offer after Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi briefed him on the Kashmir …

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Amendments in Accountability Ordinance

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that under the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Laws Review Committee has proposed amendments in Section 15 and substitution of Section 25 of National Accountability Ordinance, 1999. Dar, who is also chairman of Laws Review Committee, told a press conference that with the …

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Parliamentary Seminar on Kashmir

The two-day International Parliamentary Seminar on Kashmir organized by Young Parliamentarians’ Forum of Pakistan’s National Assembly here in a declaration urged the UN to fulfill its responsibility of holding plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir to enable the Kashmiri people decide their political future by themselves.The declaration demanded of India to …

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US-Russia trade relations

The between United States and Russia confusion might arise because most of the measures taken by the US and EU in response to Russia’s decisions over Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine have occurred in the economic sphere. However, these economic sanctions have been targeted at specific individuals, companies, and sectors …

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HR abuses in Kashmir

Kashmir erupted with massive protests and silent sit-ins against the alleged unabated human rights violations by the government forces with protestors seeking UN intervention for stopping the rights abuses in the region. A series of protests were held by the joint resistance leaders and activists, parents of youth subjected to …

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Turkey terror attacks

Pakistan has reaffirmed solidarity with Turkey in the wake of new terrorist attack in Istanbul in which thirty nine innocent people were killed.Foreign Office spokesman said the government and people of Pakistan are deeply anguished at this despicable act of terrorism against defenseless people who had gathered for new year …

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New Indian Gimmickry in Kashmir

New Delhi in desperate attempts to perpetuate its illegal and illegitimate occupation of Kashmir has been using carrot and stick policy for last seventy years. The people of Jammu and Kashmir had never accepted Indian legitimacy over the state and have been demanding their right to decide their future since …

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Improvement in economic outlook

With an improving macroeconomic environment, Pakistan Stock Exchange (KSE) index has gained close to 400% since 2009, and 40% this year alone – leaving neighbouring markets in the dust. “Pakistan’s equities have had a number of things going their way, like an improving macroeconomic environment – rising economic growth and …

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Sixth JCC on CPEC

The 6th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) concluded in Beijing with the satisfactory note emphasising to speed up projects initiated under CPEC.Reportedly, with consensus from both sides, it was also agreed that the next meeting of JCC will be held in Islamabad next …

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Chashma-3 nuclear power plant

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated 340 MW Chashma-3 nuclear power plant in Mianwali.Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister described completion of C-3 as another milestone towards the journey to eliminate the menace of load shedding from the country.He said the project is reflective of closer cooperation between Pakistan …

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