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PM seeks meeting with Zardari, Bilawal

Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif says PPP’s support for Elections Amendment Bill 2017 ‘hurtful’  ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday met Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah and urged

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Testing times

Things fast falling apart The country is living through what Senate Chairman has called testing times. The PML-N leadership has enfeebled, downgraded, and deactivated a parliament which had under the previous government

Business

PEW demands stern action against sugar mills mafia

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has demanded stern action against sugar mills mafia which is blackmailing the government, hurting consumers and crushing farmers. Sugar mills have stopped the supply of the commodity in Karachi and some other places to...

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Moderate quake jolts Peshawar, surrounding areas

PESHAWAR: An earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale jolted Peshawar city and surrounding areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province earlier on Wednesday. According to National Seismic Monitoring Center, Pakistan Meteorological department 

Man commits suicide after killing wife, daughter

KARACHI: A mentally challenged man shot dead two members of his family, injured another and then committed suicide by shooting himself in Korangi area of the city on Wednesday. According to rescue sources, the

Arts / Entertainment

A film with SRK would be quite cool, says Ed Sheeran

Young and accomplished British singer-musician Ed Sheeran, who swept fans off their feet at a recent concert in India, feels a “welcoming” and “warm” vibe there and thinks a collaboration with Bollywood

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