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At least three die in Multan hotel cylinder blast

MULTAN: A cylinder exploded at a hotel in Multan on Monday, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others, rescuers say.A four-year-old son of the hotel’s owner is also among the victims. The explosion took place inside the hotel located in the city’s Gulshan Market. “The nature of the blast …

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Javed Hashmi denied permission to meet Nawaz Sharif at jail

ISLAMABAD: Veteran PML-N politician Javed Hashmi has been denied permission to meet jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Hashmi went to Adiala Jail, where the former three-time prime minister had been serving 11-year imprisonment. Speaking to media persons outside the jail on Monday, Hashmi lamented that he was not allowed …

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Death toll in Mastung carnage rises 149

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from a suicide attack on an election rally in Mastung Balochistan on Friday spiked to 149, officials said, putting it among the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s history.Among the dead was the party’s provincial candidate, Siraj Raisani in Friday’s attack at a rally for the Balochistan Awami …

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Iranian CGS meets COAS Gen. Bajwa, discusses regional security

Rawalpindi: Chief of General Staff Iranian Armed Forces Major General Dr. Mohammad Bagheri, along with a high level delegation, visited GHQ and called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS).During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security, defence cooperation and Pak-Iran border management were discussed. Pakistan …

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Pakistani rupee tumbles, SBP cites "market forces"

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani rupee dropped sharply in early trade on Monday in what appeared to be another devaluation by the central bank, two market analysts said, the fourth such intervention since early December.The currency was trading at around 125/126 per dollar at 10.30 am local time (0530 GMT) after closing …

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Nawaz Sharif challenges Avenfield verdict in IHC

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam, whom the accountability court had awarded eleven and eight year imprisonment, respectively, have challenge the Avenfield verdict against them in the Islamabad High Court on Monday.The accountability court indicted the father-daughter duo with £8-million and £2-million fines, whilst Nawaz’s son-in-law, Capt …

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