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US seeks fresh consensus against Afghan Taliban

ISLAMABAD: The United States is building a fresh consensus among key regional and international players against the Afghan Taliban government after the de facto rulers banned female education and resorted to other steps that Washington believes are contrary to the Doha deal. As part of […]

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Death toll from Kohat boat accident rises to 30

The death toll from a boat incident in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Kohat district rose to 30 as rescuers recovered 19 more bodies on Monday. The boat carrying over 30 passengers, including madrassa students, capsized in Kohat’s Tanda Dam on Sunday. A search operation is still underway to […]



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Putin, Saudi crown prince discuss OPEC price stability

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone call with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Monday to discuss cooperation within the OPEC+ group of oil producing countries in order to maintain oil price stability, the Kremlin said in a statement. Ministers from the […]


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WHO panel debates COVID emergency status

Workers wearing protective masks and suits help a Chinese traveller leaving the arrival hall of Rome Fiumicino International Airport on December 29, 2022 after being tested for COVID.— AFP GENEVA: The World Health Organisation’s emergency committee on COVID-19 was meeting Friday to discuss whether the […]




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Passport fee hike rumours squashed

Interior ministry has clarified that there is no change in the fee charged for Pakistan’s machine-readable passport. A spokesperson for the ministry highlighted that the rumours making rounds on social media regarding the hike in the fee for machine-readable passports were baseless and unfounded. ‘The […]

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Steel industry warns of business closure

KARACHI: The country’s steel industry is in a dire situation, fearing business closure and widespread job losses as banks have failed to open letters of credit (LCs) for import. Shortage of raw material, due to the inability to establish LCs, has led to production delays […]

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Meghan Trainor and husband Daryl Sabara are expecting their second child

Meghan Trainor and husband Daryl Sabara are expecting their second child Meghan Trainor is expecting her second child with husband Daryl Sabara. On Monday, January 30th, 2023, the All About That Bass singer revealed the news in a post on Instagram. Talking to People about […]

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IT sector invited to remit proceeds ‘hassle free’

ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), on Monday, directed commercial banks and authorised dealers to facilitate the Information Technology (IT) industry in swiftly opening foreign currency accounts and to ensure the timely credit of remittances in local currency accounts. The Ministry of Information Technology […]