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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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Trade takes centre stage in Pakistan, Turkey dialogue

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart on Friday laid emphasis on better trade ties between the two countries in a joint press conference. “Our meeting today focused on enhancing our economic relations and ways to facilitate each other,” said the foreign minister. He added that mutual interests …

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President Mamnoon gets farewell guard of honor on term completion

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday was given a farewell guard of honor at Aiwan-e-Sadr on completion of his five-year constitutional term. Clad in brown shalwar kameez and charcoal waistcoat, the president arrived at the forecourt of the Aiwan-e-Sadr on a buggy being pulled by the horses. The president was …

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First lady visits orphanage, shares meal with children

Lahore: First Lady Bushra Maneka on Saturday shared a meal with children during her trip to an orphanage in Lahore. The premier’s wife was accompanied by a friend, Farah Khan, during the trip to Darul Shafqat orphanage. She had also brought food with her, a meal of chicken biryani and …

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