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  • Tehran    -    At least 92 people have been killed as Iran has cracked down on women-led protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the notorious morality police, the Iran Human Rights group claimed on Sunday. Kurdish Iranian Amini, 22, was pronounced dead ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Despite the weekly holiday, the Bena­zir Income Support Programme (BISP) has disbursed cash relief among 25,859 flood affected families on Sunday through its Special Pay­ment Campsites. On special instructions from Chair­person Benazir Income ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Federal Minister for Climate Change, Sen­ator Sherry Rehman on Sunday said there was no room for harassment of women which should be condemned at every forum as it could not be allowed to promote pro­fanity brigade spewing venom against people at public ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Prime Minister’s Special Represen­tative for Inter­faith Harmony and Middle East Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Sunday said au­dio and video leaks of any political leadership was not in country’s in­terest anyway. In an ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) is continuing its efforts to provide humanitarian aid to flood-hit Pakistan. The team distributed 2,095 food baskets, 40 tents, and 400 mosquito nets in various provinces to ...

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  • PTI chief bent on creating chaos, anarchy in country through his consistent lies under a conspiracy. ISLAMABAD   -  Minister for Information and Broad­casting Marriyum Aurangzeb said Imran Khan was a “foreign-funded conspiracy” and his prime objective was to weaken ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Coordinator to Federal Tax Ombudsman Meher Kashif Younis Sunday warned that real disaster may emerge after receding waters in flood-hit areas, therefore Pakistan needs massive financial support from the international community to help the flood affected people return to normal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  German Ambassador to Pakistan Alfred Grannas has announced that Germany scaled up financial assistance to €56 million for families affected by floods. In his tweet, the German Ambassador said the aid was increased to help families and deal with the devastating ...

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  • PESHAWAR-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development & Management Company (KP-EZDMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Javed Iqbal Khattak said that with the setting up of 9 new economic zones in the province within a period of two years has turned the dream of industrialisation into a reality. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan railways have notified an increase in fares of trains including Khyber Mail express, Karakoram Express, and Rehman Baba.  According to the notification issued by the Min­istry of Railway, Khyber Mail’s AC Sleeper class fare for ...

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  • MALANG     -   At least 129 people died at an Indo­nesian football stadium riot in which thousands of angry home fans invad­ed the pitch and police responded with tear gas that triggered a stam­pede, authorities said Sunday. The tragedy on Saturday night in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -   Türkiye’s 13th ‘Kindness Train’ has set off for Paki­stan with aid for the victims of catastrophic floods that have submerged one-third of the South Asian country. The train, which left the capital Ankara, is carrying 554 tons of disaster ...

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  • MULTAN    -    Vice Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday those who are responsible for the missing of the cipher must be investigat­ed. Addressing a press con­ference here, Shah Mahmood Qureshi stated that PTI did not take any illegal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Pa­kistan has reported 39 new cases of Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, surging the total number of cases to 1,572,112, reported a private TV channel on Sunday quoting National Institute of Health (NIH). According to the lat­est figures by the National ...

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  • KAMPALA - The use of digital payment systems in Uganda has grown considerably both for mobile money service providers and banks for the year that ended in June, a new report by the country’s central bank said Friday. The demand for digital payment services was mainly driven by a favourable ...

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  • Peshawar     -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) arranged a week-long training session on Sunday for its collectorate officers to improve capacity of its staff in revenue forecasting. USAID-funded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Mobilization Activity technically ...

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  • SEOUL -South Korea logged trade deficit for the sixth consecutive month in September owing to faster growth in import than export, government data showed Saturday. Trade deficit amounted to 3.77 billion US dollars in September, staying in red for six months since April, according to the Ministry of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -  The FIA Cybercrime Wing has unearthed another fake social media account being used to malign national institutions of the country. The FIA has nabbed Mian Naeem from Kamonki, Gujranwala, over charges of running fake Twitter account in the name of famous ...

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  • BEIJING (A- China’s financial leasing sector registered a steady expansion in 2021 despite COVID-19 shocks, a report from the China Banking Association showed. As of the end of 2021, total assets of the country’s financial leasing sector hit 3.58 trillion yuan (about 504.24 billion US ...

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  • BEIJING-Pakistan has rich potential of the export of agricultural products to China and the present government is taking concrete measures to take advantage of huge demand of fruits and vegetable in the Chinese markets, said Commercial Counsellor, Pakistan Embassy Beijing, Ghulam Qadir. ...

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  • Wilhelmshaven-Germany’s most strategically important building site is at the end of a windswept pier on the North Sea coast, where workers are assembling the country’s first terminal for the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG).Starting this winter, the rig, close to the port of ...

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  • Abbottabad    -    The Health Department Abbottabad on Sunday formally launched a 12- day long campaign of immunization to prevent children from typhoid, the drive would start from October 3 and continue till October 15 where 132000 children aged nine months to 15 years would be ...

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  • BEIJING - The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states ministers responsible for foreign economic and foreign trade activities on Sunday participated in the 21st meeting and reviewed the implementation of the Programme for Multilateral Trade and Economic Cooperation between SCO Member ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Huawei Pakistan successfully held the Huawei IT Summit Pakistan 2022 and launched All Scenario All Flash (ASAF) storage solution here on Sunday to empower the industrial sector of the country. In the summit, key speakers and experts highlighted how data has become the catalyst for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-People from all walks of life through social media plateforms have paid rich tributes to renowned actor, King of Comedy, TV and stage personality, Umer Sharif on his first death anniversary on Sunday.  He was born on 19th of April, 1960 in Karachi. Umer Sharif started his career from ...

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  • LONDON-King Charles will not attend the climate change conference COP27, which is due to be held in Egypt next month, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. It was responding to a story in the Sunday Times which claimed Prime Minister Liz Truss had “ordered” the King not to attend. The Palace ...

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  • LOS ANGELES-The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than noon next Wednesday, Oct 5, for the launch of the agency’s Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) due to Hurricane Ian, the agency said Thursday. Mission teams ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Launching ceremony of the book titled “Photohar: Khita e dil ruba” written by the renowned educationist and former Vice-Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will be held today (Monday) in AIOU academic complex at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be Chaired by Prof ...

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  • KYIV-Ukraine said Sunday its forces had begun moving into the key eastern town of Lyman, located in one of the four Ukrainian regions that Russia annexed, with President Volodymyr Zelensky pledging more areas would follow within the week.The latest development -- a feature of Kyiv’s ...

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  • KYIV-Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday pledged to retake more areas in the country’s eastern Donbas region from Russian forces. “Throughout this week, more Ukrainian flags have been raised in the Donbas. There will be even more in a week,” he said in his ...

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