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on Mar 31, 2024

LONDON: Son Heung-min’s late winner fired Tottenham to a 2-1 win over Luton but Aston Villa beat Wolves 2-0 to retake fourth place in the Premier League from Spurs on Saturday. Chelsea remain in the bottom half of the table after they twice blew a lead at home to 10-man Burnley in a 2-2 draw. […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

The federal government on Sunday increased the price of petrol by Rs9.66 per litre, effective from April 1, 2024 — a decision which could have a serious inflationary impact on the lives of ordinary citizens. According to a notification issued by the finance ministry, the price of petrol was increased as per the recommendation of […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has held that the tax recovered illegally could not be held up subject to processing of any refund applications. The court has also ruled that its payer could not be obliged to then follow the procedure for seeking a refund and join a queue to regain the wrongfully collected […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party (ANP) leader Zahid Khan berated PTI’s Asad Qaiser for his recent advice to the Chief Minister of Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), urging him to sever all ties with the federal government. The PTI central leader’s counsel to K-P Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur, advising him to cut off all connections with the […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Acknowledging the Pakistan’s efforts for safeguarding Chinese workers in Pakistan, a Chinese diplomat in Islamabad urged the government on Sunday to take swift action against the perpetrators of the terrorist attack on a Chinese convoy in the Bisham, Khyber-Pakhtunkwa (K-P) last week. Shi Yuanqiang, the minister and deputy chief of mission (DCM) at the […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

India’s prime minister praised Sunday the “pivotal role” of the firebrand leader credited with propelling Hindu nationalism into a dominant political force, after he was awarded the top civilian honour. Lal Krishna Advani, 96, a co-founder of the ruling Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — which hopes to win a third term in general elections […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

PESHAWAR: Devastating rain and hailstorms wreaked havoc in various districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, claiming the lives of 10 individuals and injuring 12 others, according to a report by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) released on Sunday. The PDMA report detailed the grim toll of the recent inclement weather, revealing that among the deceased were eight […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Attaullah Tarar on Sunday stated that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has given targets to ministers during the cabinet meeting to fulfil International Monetary Fund (IMF) conditions. In a press conference at the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Secretariat in Lahore, he said that the prime minister chaired a cabinet […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

CAIRO: Israeli military strikes killed dozens of Palestinians across the Gaza Strip on Sunday, health officials said, as Egypt hosted an Israeli delegation for a new round of talks in a bid to secure a truce with Gaza’s Hamas rulers. The warring sides have stepped up negotiations, mediated by Qatar and Egypt, on a six-week […]

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on Mar 31, 2024

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, replying to a letter by US President Joe Biden, said on Sunday that Pakistan attaches key importance to relations with the United States. In Biden’s first official correspondence with any Pakistani premier in years, the US president said Washington will continue to stand with Pakistan to tackle the most “pressing global and […]