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Punjab unveils Rs2026bn budget amid opposition protest

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – The Punjab government on Tuesday unveiled its 2026.51 billion rupees budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 amid ruckus in the provincial assembly by oppositon members on the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif. Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Bakht while presenting the budget criticised the previous government over what ...

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NAB grills Khawaja brothers in Paragon Housing Society case

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Tuesday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) along with his brother Salman Rafique to record statements in Paragon Housing Society scam. As per details garnered, the anti-graft watchdog grilled Khawaja brothers and asked as many as ...

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PM Khan to pay fine if residence not regularized: CJP

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Ensuring supremacy of the law, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Tuesday remarked that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will be the first one to pay fine and get his residence regularized. He made these remarks in case pertaining to illegal constructions in ...

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N. Korea slams US for evil sanctions push

(AFP) – North Korea s state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an “evil” attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations. The declaration threatens to upset the negotiations between Washington and the nuclear-armed North, in which Trump is expected ...

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Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case

RIYADH/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkish police prepared to search the Saudi consul’s residence in Istanbul in a widening probe. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and leading critic of the ...

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Taliban attacks kill, wound dozens of Afghan forces

Muslim Times(Web Desk)  Taliban militants in Afghanistan  have killed and wounded dozens of Afghan police forces, including a provincial police chief, in heavy fighting in the northern and central parts of the country, just ahead of parliamentary polls that the militants have vowed to disrupt. Clashes took place in the ...

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