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Nawaz Sharif lands in London: doctor

LAHORE: Former premier Nawaz Sharif, accompanied by his brother Shehbaz Sharif, reached London on Tuesday to continue with his medical treatment. “Former PM #NawazSharif onboard Qatar Airways Air Ambulance A7-MED has landed safely at Heathrow, London-UK,” his personal physician Dr. Adnan Khan, who also traveled along with the former premier, …

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PPP refuses to join Maulana’s ‘Plan B’

The Pakistan People’s Party on Thursday distanced itself from Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s ‘Plan B’, stating that the party will not participate in blocking roads and highways. Soon after the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief called off his sit-in in Islamabad, Fazl said that the protest movement set off by the ‘Azadi …

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Wife of Gen (retd) Hamid Gul passes away

ISLAMABAD: Former Director-General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen (R) Hamid Gul’s wife passed away on Saturday. Son of Gen (R) Hameed Gul, Abdullah Hamid Gul said her mother was suffering from cancer and had also undergone around 17 major and minor surgeries. She was also facing severe health complications due …

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No air-conditioner, no cooler in Zardari’s prison cell

RAWALPINDI: The former president Asif Ali Zardari enjoys no basic facilities as per Adiala jail rules, said the vice-chairperson of the Punjab chief minister’s complaint cell, Mehnaz Saeed, on Friday. reported that she has examined Zardari’s phone so that there could be no provision of illegal facilities to the former …

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Fire breaks out in PM Secretariat

ISLAMABAD: A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Prime Minister Secretariat on Monday. However, Premier Khan was on the fifth floor with the CENTCOM chief at the time the fire broke out. Steps to counter the situation include evacuation of the building and emergency action by local …

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Aasia Bibi acquitted by Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted Aasia Bibi – a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death – and set aside an earlier judgment passed by a lower court. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, heading the three-member bench comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar …

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