October 2019

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Pakistan cancels huge 10-year LNG tender: Reuters

SINGAPORE: State-owned Pakistan LNG has cancelled a tender to buy liquefied natural gas over a 10-year period and may turn to the spot market instead, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The company…


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‘Head coach Misbah disappointed with attitude of senior players’

KARACHI: Head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq is extremely disappointed with the attitude of some Pakistani players who shy away from proper training, lack discipline and don’t adhere to professional standards. Pakistan recently suffered a shocking whitewash…


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AQIS in Karachi

ACTS of terrorism in the country’s urban centres are certainly down, especially as compared to the situation a few years ago. However, this does not mean that the threat of militancy has been vanquished and…


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Young doctors’ strike enters fifth day in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Patients at three government-run hospitals continued to suffer as strike of young doctors entered fifth day on Tuesday. They also plan to boycott wards from Thursday if their demands are not accepted. The young…


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NAB grills Nawaz twice a day in sugar mills case

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has been holding two interrogation sessions a day with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif since he was remanded in its custody on Friday last. The NAB arrested the PML-N…


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Fewer dengue cases reported in two days in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Dengue fever cases have declined as 175 patients were reported to three government hospitals during the last 24 hours. According to doctors, there has been a decrease in the number of dengue cases during…



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Nudged by Nawaz, party decides to join JUI-F protest

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday cleared the air of uncertainty about its participation in the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) protest, deciding that the opposition party will join the ‘Azadi March’ whether it remains…


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PM in Tehran

THERE is little doubt that any outbreak of violence between Saudi Arabia and Iran will have a destabilising impact on Pakistan for a variety of reasons. Perhaps this helps explain Prime Minister Imran Khan’s shuttle…