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CM extends special powers of Rangers for 60 days

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has finally signed a summary to extend special powers of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, for another 60 days. According to sources, the Sindh government wrote two letters to the federal government on Saturday informing the interior secretary about the deployment of Rangers and ...

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Gas crisis to continue next month, says minister

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says that gas shortage, particularly in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, will persist till next month’s end. He told Dawn on Sunday that both the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines and Sui Southern Gas Company were unable to meet the demand, ...

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PM chairs high level meeting to review security situation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday chaired a high level meeting to review the security situation in the country as well as review the implementation of decisions taken during the Heart of Asia conference. The meeting was attended by the Chief of Army Staff, Director General ISI, Finance Minister, ...

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IMF approves 10th tranche of $498.1m for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – International Monetary Fund has approved the 10th tranche of US$498.1 million for Pakistan under the Extended Fund Facility. The approval was given by the IMF Executive Board in Washington after it completed the ninth review of Pakistan‘seconomic performance under a 36-month program supported by an Extended Fund ...

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Imran Khan appreciates PM over Zarb-e-Azb’s success

LAHORE: – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has on Friday credited Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif for the successful operations. PTI also announced to form a joint opposition front in Punjab to trouble Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) in its stronghold, reported Dunya News. Talking to media in Lahore after ...

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US engaged with Pakistan on tactical N-weapons: Olson

WASHINGTON: A senior US official has told Congress that the United States has held candid discussions with Pakistan on its short-range nuclear weapons and Pakistan is willing to engage with the US on this issue. Richard Olson, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, also told the House Foreign Affairs ...

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