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PPP to ‘forcefully oppose’ NAB chief extension

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto said on Monday that his party would “forcefully oppose” the “illegal extension” in the tenure of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief. Bilawal maintained that the law specifies that the tenure may not be extended. He added that even if an extension …

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Miscreants destroy Quaid’s statute in Gwadar

GWADAR: A statue of Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was destroyed on Sunday by miscreants in the port city of Gwadar.  The statute was erected earlier this year Marine drive, a major thoroughfare of the developing city and is considered a part of the safe zone. Official sources said that …

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Miscreants destroy Quaid’s statue in Gwadar

GWADAR: A statue of Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was destroyed on Sunday by miscreants in the port city of Gwadar. The statue was erected earlier this year Marine drive, a major thoroughfare of the developing city and is considered a part of the safe zone. Official sources …

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Action against judicial officers for delay proposed

ISLAMABAD: A bill prepared by the law ministry has proposed disciplinary action against judicial officers for delaying trial in criminal cases. In the Criminal Law Reforms 2021, the ministry has suggested insertion of a new Section 265P in the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 (CrPC) for prescribing timelines for the …

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Oldest Pakistan Army veteran passes away at 103

Lt Col (retd) Sultan Mohammed Khan Mengal, the oldest Pakistan Army veteran, passed away in Quetta at the age of 103, chief military spokesperson Major General Babar Iftikhar on Sunday. Lt Col Sultan Mohammed Khan Mengal(R), Oldest Veteran (103 yrs) of Pak Army passed away @ Quetta. May the departed …

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PM terms inclusion of KCCDZ in CPEC ‘game changer’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan termed the inclusion of the Karachi Comprehensive Coastal Development Zone (KCCDZ) in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a game changer, on Sunday. The premier added that the project would help “cleanup our marine habitat for fishermen and present opportunities for investors. He also announced that …

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AIOU’s role in promoting online education hailed

ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is a Pakistani higher education institution which holds the most dignified and prominent position globally because of its unique strengths and credibility in online education. Therefore, US Mission feels pride in collaborating with AIOU to promote quality higher education in Pakistan. This was …

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CJCSC witnesses Exercise Peace Mission-2021 in Russia

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Nadeem Raza visited Russia to witness Exercise Peace Mission-2021 under the ambit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday. The military’s media wing added that chairman JCSC also attended meeting of the Chiefs of General Staff of …

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