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South Punjab province becoming a reality?

Will South Punjab be a Province? Will South Punjab Parliamentarians be successful in having their demand of a new province fulfilled? A great political upheaval has been witnessed in South Punjab during last month when some lawmakers of PMLN elected from South Punjab ditched it in a dramatic manner on the ground of grievances and backwardness of their area. These …

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All quiet on census front

All quiet on census front

GIVEN how much noise was made about conducting the census and the acrimony that followed its results, it is strange to witness the near-complete silence with which the decision to cancel the validation exercise has been received. Two political parties expressed their anger over the results. The MQM claimed that “half of Karachi’s population has not been counted”, rejected the …

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Pakistan Rupee can fall to Rs125 to US$

Pakistan Rupee can fall to Rs125 to US$

Amid risks associated with servicing external debt due to devaluation of currency, Moody’s Investors Service, one of top three global credit rating agencies, has forecasted that Pakistan’s rupee could shed value by another 7.75% and its worth may go as low as Rs125 to the dollar by June next year. In its latest report, ‘Government of Pakistan – B3 stable, …

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Other threats facing N Korean leader

America Is Not Kim Jong Un’s Main Concern For many years, North Korea’s relationship with the outside world has endlessly cycled between belligerence and crisis, always backed by an endless chorus of hysterical hostility. Recently, though, things seemed to be heading in a very different direction. Since late March, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has held two cordial meetings …

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USA’s role in Malaysian election results

Extensive US Meddling in Malaysia’s General Election Revealed May 18, 2018 (Tony Cartalucci – NEO) – After now 2 years of accusations and constant headlines regarding allegations of still unproven “Russian influence” in the 2016 US presidential election, it is difficult to imagine that real political meddling or election interference anywhere around the globe could go unnoticed. This is especially true …

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Top Punjab Govt officials involved in multi-million housing scam – NAB

NAB probes ‘multi-million rupee’ housing scam National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore on Saturday launched inquiries against Khayaban-e-Amin Housing Society and accused Dr M Arshad, working as director of different departments, of multi-million rupee corruption scandals. The Regional Board Meeting (RBM), held at NAB Headquarters Thokar Niaz Beg Lahore, was chaired by NAB Director General Shahzad Saleem. The board authorised a …

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Peshawar to Afghanistan road get US460m from WB

Peshawar to Afghanistan road get US460m from WB

After marked improvement in the security situation, the World Bank has decided to invest $460 million to build a new road from Peshawar to Afghanistan border aimed at bolstering trade between the two nations and creating job opportunities in war-torn federally administered tribal areas (FATA). The board of directors of the World Bank is likely to approve the $460-million loan …

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