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Imran to nominate ‘lieutenants’ for anti-govt mobilisation

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ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Gearing up for its post-Ramazan mass mobilisation drive, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will begin nominating regional heads later this week. After the party’s entire organisational structure was dissolved ahead of intra-party elections that didn’t happen earlier this year, the party leadership is under a lot of pressure to bring in office-bearers, who are essential if the party wants ...

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India not opposed to Pakistan’s membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group: Swaraj

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DAWN.com : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while addressing a press conference on Sunday said India will not protest Pakistan’s entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). “We are not opposed to any country’s entrance into NSG based on merit, including Pakistan,” Swaraj said, according to Indian media. Swaraj also clarified that China is not opposed to India’s membership of ...

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Islamabad, Kabul still poles apart on border gate

Islamabad, Kabul still poles apart on border gate

ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Pakistani and Afghan officials remained at odds on Thursday over the issue of construction of a gate on the Pakistani side of border at Torkham. The two countries had, after diplomatic and military contacts a day earlier, agreed to defuse the tense situation that had arisen due to skirmishes over the construction of the border gate by Pakistan, ...

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Army major injured in Afghan firing dies

Army major injured in Afghan firing dies

DAWN.COM | ALI AKBAR PESHAWAR: An army officer, who was injured by Afghan firing at the Torkham border on Monday, succumbed to his injuries at the Combined Military Hospital in Peshawar on Tuesday. Security sources confirmed that Major Ali Jawad Changezi could not recover from the injuries he sustained, adding that his funeral will take place in Peshawar and he ...

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Transgender shot multiple times in Mansehra for ‘refusing sex’

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MANSEHRA (tribune.com.pk): A transgender person has been critically injured after being shot multiple times for allegedly resisting sexual advances of a group of armed men who barged in to her house in Mansehra. The development comes weeks after a transgender activist succumbed to her injuries after being shot multiple times in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial capital Peshawar and denied treatment at the hospital. Providing details ...

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