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Khursheed Shah announces to leave politics if Imran implements 100-day plan

Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah announced on Monday that he would leave politics if Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan was able to implement his 100-day plan. On Sunday, Imran Khan presented his party’s 100-day plan – the purpose of which he said was to change pre-existing policies. “If he [Imran] completes the 100-day plan I will ...

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Vote is about to get respect : Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif Monday said that “now the vote is about to get respect.” Addressing a workers’ convention in Chishtian, the former premier said that today he attended 70th hearing of references against him. “I came straight to Chishtian after appearance before NAB [court], but I felt greatly pleased seeing the crowd here,” he told the ...

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UAE to loosen visa rules for investors, innovators

The United Arab Emirates has announced that it is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals. The 10-year residency visas will be granted to specialists in science, medicine and research, and to “exceptional students”. The UAE Cabinet approved the new rules on Sunday, saying plans are also on ...

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Shehbaz slams Imran's '100-day dream'

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday slammed Imran Khan’s 100-day plan. On Sunday, Imran Khan presented his party’s 100-day plan – the purpose of which he said was to change pre-existing policies. “Just compare Imran’s performance in [Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] in the past five years with his 100-day plan,” he said. In apparent criticism of the KP government, the Punjab ...

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US threatens 'strongest' sanctions on Iran, seeks sweeping change

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran if it did not accept a sweeping series of US demands, including effectively giving up its nuclear ambitions, curtailing its ballistic missile program and ending its expansionist behavior. Weeks after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, Pompeo ...

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Who Will Be The Next Caretaker PM, Speculation on Peak

After the PPP the ruling party PML-N has also unveiled its proposed names for the caretaker prime minister as it is likely the name will be finalized tomorrow. With the claims of honest and good track record persons, all three mainstream political parties have been proposed as their candidates for the caretaker prime minister. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has ...

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At least 65 dead from heatstroke in Karachi: Edhi

As temperatures soar, at least 65 people have died in different areas of Karachi from heatstroke, Faisal Edhi of the Edhi Foundation told on Monday. According to Faisal, 114 bodies were brought to the Edhi Foundation’s morgues in Karachi’s Korangi and Sohrab Goth areas in the past three days, out of which at least 65 had died from heatstroke. Most of ...

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Karachi braves another heatwave

At 44 degrees Celsius, Karachi was the second hottest city in Pakistan after Mithi on Sunday. Today (Monday) temperature is also expected to reach at 44°C. Humidity dropped to as low as 7 per cent in the provincial capital under the influence of extremely dry and warm winds from the country’s plains, with the “feels like” temperature reaching 48°C. However, ...

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PML-N to hold press conference in response to PTI's 100-day plan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is all set to give response to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) 100-day plan today (Monday). According to sources, senior leaders including Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Awais Leghari, Haroon Akhtar and Malik Ahmed will hold important press conference at 3pm in Punjab House. Earlier, PTI had unveiled a 100-day plan that includes judicial reforms, depoliticization of police, tax ...

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Pakistan has broken backbone of terrorism: Interior Minister

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says Pakistan has broken the backbone of terrorism on its soil. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Pakistan’s first-ever National Center for Cyber Security in Islamabad on Monday, he said that nation needs to be united to eliminate the menace of terrorism completely from our homeland. The Minister said that Pakistan can show to the world that ...

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