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Zardari, Talpur’s bail extended till Dec 10

Karachi (Web Desk) A banking court in Karachi granted bail extension to former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in a case pertaining to money laundering of over Rs35 billion through fake accounts, Express News reported. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and Talpur appeared before the …

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Govt approves Rs17b bailout package to keep PIA afloat

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The government on Monday approved a Rs17-billion bailout package for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to keep the national flag carrier in the skies for the next two months amid a phenomenal increase in its losses that shot up to Rs360 billion. It is the first bailout package approved …

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PM urges solidarity among Muslim nations to face challenges

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday stressed the need for cooperative relations among Muslim countries to deal with problems they faced. Talking to Qatar’s Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Lt Gen Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al Ghanim, who called on him at the PM Office, Mr Khan “expressed …

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LHC defers hearing of petition against Sharif, Abbasi to 19th

LAHORE (Web Desk) A full bench of the Lahore High Court has adjourned to Nov 19 the hearing of a petition seeking start of treason proceedings against two former prime ministers — Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — and Cyril Almeida, a Dawn staffer. Mr Abbasi and Mr Alme­ida appeared …

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Visa service at Netherlands embassy resumes

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The Netherlands resu­med visa and passport services in Pakistan on Monday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security concerns after the country gave shelter to the lawyer of a Christian woman involved in a blasphemy case. Religious parties spearheaded by the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan …

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SC larger bench to hear appeal against Nawaz’s release

• NAB’s plea against IHC order of suspending Sharifs’ sentences accepted for hearing • Bench to determine 16 legal points formulated with assistance of both sides • CJP hints at inclusion of Justice Khosa in larger bench ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The Supreme Court on Monday accepted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) …

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Hackers target more accounts in Punjab

BAHAWALNAGAR (Web Desk) Three more cases surfaced on Monday where citizens were deprived of their savings. In the first instance, Ghulam Nabi, a resident of Chak Madrassah, received multiple calls in which the callers claimed to be officers from his bank and demanded his account details. On his refusal, he was …

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Conspiracies can do us no harm: PM Imran

Islamabad (Web Desk)  Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government’s agenda is to steer the country out of the current crisis and make it stand on its feet. “Conspiracies can do us no harm nor do we care about them,” said the prime minister during a meeting with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief …

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