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Burewala bus-truck collision 12 people were killed, Scores others injured

Burewala bus-truck collision 12 people were killed, Scores others injured

Burewala bus-truck collision 12 people were killed, Scores others injured BUREWALA: At least 12 people were killed and scores others injured, some of them critically, on Wednesday when an overcapacity passenger bus crashed head on into a truck near Burewala. According to eyewitnesses, around 26 passengers were crammed up in the Vehari-bound 18-seater coaster when it met with the accident …

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World Bank IFC considering buy Equity Stake in Pakistan Bank Alfalah

World Bank IFC considering buy Equity Stake in Pakistan Bank Alfalah

World Bank IFC considering buy Equity Stake in Pakistan Bank Alfalah KARACHI: The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering buying an equity stake in Pakistan’s Bank Alfalah, the Karachi-based lender said in a statement. Setup in 1992, Bank Alfalah is owned and operated by the Abu Dhabi Group, which is owned by a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling …

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Karachi Stock Exchange CGT rate confusion in the upcoming budget

Karachi Stock Exchange CGT rate confusion in the upcoming budget

Karachi Stock Exchange CGT rate confusion in the upcoming budget KARACHI: Pakistan’s main stock exchange closed lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange falling 0.29 percent, or 82.80 points, to 28,760.12. Due to confusion on capital gain tax rate in the upcoming budget, some profit taking was seen in leading stocks. Pakistan State Oil …

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Protest against a campaign by an extremist group

Protest against a campaign by an extremist group

Protest against a campaign by an extremist group QUETTA: Thousands of women, children and activists marched in Pakistan’s volatile province of Baluchistan on Wednesday in a protest against a campaign by an extremist group to force schools to shut down across the region. Tanzeemul Islam-ul-Furqan (Organization of Islam for the (Holy) Quran), a little-known group that has been setting schools …

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India Market hoping Pakistani Mango growers

India Market hoping Pakistani Mango growers

India Market hoping Pakistani Mango growers RAJBAH CHAWAN: Pakistani mango growers are hoping to take a slice out of rival India┬┤s export market thanks to tough new European regulations. The sweet yellow fruit is a contentious matter regionally, with both countries proclaiming it a national treasure and fighting over whose specimens are superior. Economically, at least, mango exports are one …

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Separate Counter-Terrorism Dept Establishment Sindh Cabinet Decided

Separate Counter-Terrorism Dept Establishment Sindh Cabinet Decided

Separate Counter-Terrorism Dept Establishment Sindh Cabinet Decided KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet has decided that a separate Counter-Terrorism Department will be established and legislation will be made to purge police of black-sheep, besides providing advanced training to the personnel of Rapid Response Force. The Sindh cabinet in a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, at the CM …

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Pakistan Govt Refuses Give Polio 18 May

Pakistan Govt Refuses Give Polio 18 May

Pakistan Govt Refuses Give Polio 18 May ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Sunday refused to provide polio vaccines to the provinces. The government said that after 18th amendment the provinces are responsible for providing health facilities to the people.

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Pakistan Cricket Board silent on Allegations made by Ex-New Zealand batsman Lou

Pakistan Cricket Board silent on Allegations made by Ex-New Zealand batsman Lou

Pakistan Cricket Board silent on Allegations made by Ex-New Zealand batsman Lou ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has kept silent on the allegations made by Ex-New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent saying keeping quiet is the best thing to do for the time being. Lou Vincent has provided evidence to the ICC’s anti-corruption unit who according to reports are close …

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Chairman Imran Khan urged the nation to boycott Geo group for airing

Chairman Imran Khan urged the nation to boycott Geo group for airing

Chairman Imran Khan urged the nation to boycott Geo group for airing ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday urged the nation to boycott Geo group for airing a controversial and offensive show in its morning program. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Khan accused the Geo group of receiving foreign funding to set agendas in Pakistan. …

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