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    Notify PAF Aircraft Crashes

    Mushahak crash at Tangi Hill Town near Charsadah
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    Pakistan Defence Secretary to arrive in Sri Lanka

    Pakistan's Defence Secretary Lieutenant General (Retd) Asif Yasin Malik will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow for a five-day official visit, the High Commission of Pakistan said in a release. During his stay in Colombo from 7-11 August, the newly appointed Pakistani Defence Secretary will hold...
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    Alternative energy sources to solve the energy crisis?

    ISLAMABAD - Rich in solar and wind energy resources, with the capacity to generate around 143,000MW of electricity, the government has embarked on a project to attract foreign investment to help bridge the demand-supply gap by exploiting alternative energy sources. As per official estimates, the...
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    Pakistani Forces against Militants.

    Pakistan:Three militants, two security personnel killed in Peshawar operation Three terrorists and two security personnel were killed during a massive search operation by Pakistani soldiers within the cantonment in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Tuesday. The search operation was...
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    Pakistan to halt mango exports to US

    KARACHI: Pakistanis are abandoning much-publicised mango exports to the United States after just a year because American requirements made profit margins too narrow, members of the industry said Monday. In 2011, Pakistani growers exported five tons of the country's signature fruit to the United...
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    PPP govt busy in meeting self-centered needs: Nawaz

    President Pakistan Muslim League (N), Mian Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan People’s Party and its allies are doing politics not for welfare of the people but for their own needs. Addressing the office-bearers and political workers of district Gujrat chapter of PML-N, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif...
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    Pakistani Kashmir Demands Power and End to Corruption

    In Pakistani Kashmir dozens of civil society activists staged a peaceful demonstration; calling for much-needed reforms in region’s Interim Constitution Act “to pave way for worthwhile democracy, good governance and uncompromising accountability.” The demonstration, held in the wake of a row...
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    Pakistan making progress in polio eradication: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says Pakistan is making progress in eradication of polio and expressed gratitude to international partner agencies whose support was helpful to control of the disease. "We are moving in right direction and making progress in polio eradication," he...
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    Pakistan, Iran must promote border trade: Ahmadinejad

    Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Iranian President Mahmood Ahmadinejad said that the border region between Iran and Pakistan should be the most active one for trade and commercial transactions. Ahmadinejad said this in a meeting on Monday in Tehran with Pakistani Senate Chairman Nayyer Hussain...
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    Pakistan takaful rules to attract new players

    * New rules to let conventional firms open takaful windows * Four to five conventional firms said to be interested * Rules may boost takaful's market share to double digits By Bernardo Vizcaino DUBAI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Pakistan's regulator has introduced new takaful (Islamic...
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    Why Situation in Balochistan is Deteriorating?

    Now-a-days, law and order situation is so rapidly deteriorating in Balochistan that the Supreme Court of Pakistan has seriously been taking the phenomena, while hearing the cases of the missing persons of the province. In this regard, by resuming the hearing on July 26, Chief Justice Iftikhar...
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    Faulty selection of cricket team

    THE Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the squad for T20 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka this year. The inclusion of Kamran Akmal, Imran Nazir, Muhammad Sami and Abdul Razzak is mind-boggling, to say the least. The PCB has again played it absolutely safe. The inclusion of these four...
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    The Fata situation

    The decade-long war on terror that brought death and destruction to the region, enormously changed the socio-political, economic and cultural landscape of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). New actors emerged on the political stage of the area, replacing the ruling feudal elite. New...
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    U.S. company secures 50MW solar project in Pakistan

    US RenuEn Corporation secures 50MW solar project NEW YORK: RenuEn Corporation, a expanding renewable energy roll up company focused on solar, wind and geothermal energy solutions, announced it has secured 50 megawatts (MW) solar project in Pakistan through its pending acquisition of Team...
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    Concern shown on excessive govt borrowing from banks

    Pakistan has printed new currency notes of Rupees 592 Billion during Jun 2011 to 25 Jul 2012 which is not the solution to overcome the national financial problem. Printing excessive currency notes on the one hand and continuous borrowing on the other is leading to higher inflation and increment...
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    Govt firmly committed to early rehabilitation of 2005 earthquake victims

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said Pakistan Peoples Party led coalition government is firmly committed to early restoration and rehabilitation of all the victims of October 2005 earthquake. This, he said, during a briefing by the Earthquake Rehabilitation and Regulatory Authority...
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    PCB mulls grand awards ceremony

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is working on a plan to hold a grand awards ceremony on the lines of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) annual awards in Pakistan in October 2012 to attract foreign attention, it has been learnt. "Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf is keen to...
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    Pakistan's relations with Syria

    Pakistan's ties with Syria had nosedived after General Zia hanged prime minister Z A Bhutto. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad had urged Zia to spare the elected prime minister's life. President Assad took serious offence to Zia's rejection of his plea. I presented my credentials in early 1982...
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    Losing war against polio to ‘counter-insurgency’

    Alarmingly, Pakistan is one of three countries where polio is still endemic. More alarmingly, the country is not going to be polio-free anytime soon. This year, over 350,000 children under five years of age in the tribal belt — particularly North and South Waziristan and Khyber agencies — might...
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    Pakistan spy chief to push for intel share at US talks: Malik

    If the U.S. is not willing to share intel then what is it going to cooperate on? It has given nothing but peanuts in military assistance throughout the years.