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Timely completion of TAPI gas pipeline project Pakistan's high priority: President -
ISTANBUL, Apr 24 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said that Pakistan attached high priority to the timely completion of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project.



UN rights chief urges Britain to curb tabloid hate speech targeting migrants -
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (APP): The United Nations human rights chief  Friday urged British authorities and media to take steps to curb incitement to hatred against migrants by tabloid newspapers, in line with the  country's obligations under national and international law.


Pakistan's economy turning around; inflation at 13-year low: PM -
app70-24pm-london.jpgLONDON, Apr 24 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that with inflation at 13-year low in Pakistan, improved  GDP growth and high forex reserves, the country's economy was turning around.


PM arrives in London to attend centenary celebrations of WW1 -
app62-24pm-london.jpgLONDON, Apr 24 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday arrived here to participate in the National Commemoration of the Centenary of Gallipoli Campaign and ANZAC Day.


At UN, Pakistan pushes for addressing root causes of terrorism to defeat the scourge -
UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (APP): Pakistan has called for a two-pronged approach to combat terrorism and violent extremism by evolving a clear understanding of its nature and dimensions along with efforts to address underlying causes of the scourge.


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PSB Coaching Course ends with high note to serve the youth of KP, FATA
PESHAWAR, Apr 24 (APP): The five-day Pakistan Sports Board Athletic Coaching Course ended with a high note urging the participants from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA to serve the youth and the game in an appropriate manner.
 
Ex-Minister Junaid wants inquiry for Pakistanís 3-0 defeat to BD
KARACHI, Apr 24 (APP): Former Sindh Minister and President Asghar Ali Shah Memorial Sports Foundation Dr.Syed Junaid Ali Shah has slammed 3-0 Banglawash of Pakistan cricket team in 3-match ODI series.
 
Pakistan team off to China for World TT
KARACHI, Apr 24 (APP): Led by Asim Qureshi an eight-member Pakistan squad is flying Suzhou (China) en-route Beijing on Friday night to take part in the World Table Tennis Championship schedule to be held in Suzhou (China) from April 26 to May 3.
 
Zaheer Abbas bewilders with Pakistanís 3-0 whitewash against BD
KARACHI, Apr 23 (APP)- Former captain Zaheer Abbas was bewildered with Pakistan team’s 3-0 whitewash at the hands of Bangladesh in the three one-day series.
 
Haris, Azhar in ICC Rankings
ISLAMABAD, Apr 23 (APP): Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Haris Sohail has gained 17 places and is now in 79th spot while Captain Azhar Ali has been ranked 85th in the latest Reliance ICC Rankings released on Thursday.
 
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Engineers braving odds to overcome twister-led destruction in Muzaffargarh PDF Print E-mail
MUZAFFARGARH, July 30 (APP): Hundreds of engineers and support staff were braving extreme hot and humid weather conditions in desert-like area of Muzaffargarh for the last few days to fix the problem after a twister destroyed 19 steel structure towers of transmission line suspending 1,800 megawatt of power supply from the national grid Friday last.“It was unprecedented,” MD NTDC Naveed Ismail told Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira and Minister for Water and Power Ahmad Mukhtar at a briefing here Monday.Such kind of destruction in this manner was never witnessed before, the ministers were informed.A visit to the site revealed that upper portions of some of the steel towers were broken and lying on the ground where bushes were found burnt.Engineers having expertise in handling High Tension (HT) lines rushed to the spot from different parts of the country and they all were in a ready to move condition next day, last Saturday.
 
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