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Petrol price reaches Rs113.25 per litre

ISLAMABAD: The prices of petroleum products were an increase on Monday evening, with petrol witnessing an increase of Rs4.12 to reach the selling price of Rs113.25 per litre, DawnNews reported. Earlier, petrol was being sold for Rs109.13 per litre. The new prices of petroleum products are effective from midnight. High-speed diesel price has been increased [...]

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has called for ceasefire by the government and Taliban militants along with immediate formation of delegations to kick-off talks. As a goodwill gesture and to start negotiations on a positive note, he suggested, the two sides should immediately declare ceasefire. “This is what happens elsewhere when warring factions [...]

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ISLAMABAD, Sept 1: Pakistan will host the 33rd session of the D-8 Commission in Islamabad on Sept 2-3. The D-8 commissioners from member countries — Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey — and D-8 Secretary-General Dr Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi will attend the meeting. The meeting will review progress on intra-D8 relations [...]

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KARACHI: Blasting Peoples Party for what he called creating a divide between Sindhis and non-Sindhis in the province by getting passed the new local government bill from the provincial assembly on Monday, MQM chief Altaf Hussain urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to provide justice to the MQM and its voters. “On the basis of its [...]

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KARACHI: The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has rejected reports suggesting discussions within the party about a successor to MQM chief Altaf Hussain. A press release statement by the MQM’s Rabita Committee stated that news reports regarding discussions about a successor to Altaf Hussain was baseless, misleading and irresponsible. The Rabita committee stated that there was [...]

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KARACHI, July 1: Hundreds of Lyariites led by Pakistan Peoples Party legislators and leaders staged a sit-in in front of the Rangers headquarters on Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road on Monday against the ‘extra-judicial killing’ of an area youth by paramilitary soldiers last week, keeping the traffic system in busy district south paralysed for several hours. [...]

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KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is holding a country-wide referendum today to seek the opinion of its workers and the general public whether the party should accept Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) invitation to join the Sindh government. In view of the referendum, several polling camps have been set up in different areas of Karachi [...]

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KARACHI: Businesses and educational institutions in Karachi and other cities of Sindh were shut on Thursday, after the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced a day of mourning to protest against the killings of its three party workers in Malir. Moreover, schools, shops and petrol stations were closed in Karachi. Earlier, the traders, transporters and fuel [...]

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KARACHI, May 28: The Pakistan Peoples Party nominated on Tuesday Syed Qaim Ali Shah as leader of the house in the Sindh Assembly. Mr Shah, who is a founding member of the party, will earn the distinction of holding the office of the Sindh chief minister for the third time. The decision was announced by [...]

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DURBAN: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq led his side to a three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-dayer Thursday, setting up a series decider in the final match in Benoni on Sunday. Misbah made 80 and Imran Farhat scored 93 as Pakistan chased down South Africa’s total of 234 for nine with eight balls to [...]

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