PM Nawaz Sharif accepts Zahid Hamid’s resignation

PMPM Nawaz Sharif accepts Zahid Hamid’s resignation. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the resignation of Zahid Hamid the federal Minister of Science and Technology. According to news resources, PM Nawaz Sharif has sent the resignation of Zahid Hamid to President Mamnoon Hussain for final approval. It is cleared that three days ago Zahid Hamid had presented his resignation after order from special court that Hamid should nominated in treason trial. Special court had also ordered to include former PM Shaukat Aziz, Zahid Hamid and former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar in the trial.

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Iran nuclear talks extended till July

Iran nuclear talks extended till July. Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran has been extended for further seven months. Tehran and other 6 world powers have to make an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program but they could not reach to a consensus on the all-important technical details. The parties were agreed on the decision that nuclear issues will change into final agreement until 1st July in coming year. On the other hand, Iranian President Hassan has said that talks situation at this time is much different than before, several issues between Iran and world powers have been eradicated, however further measures are still needed to reach on final agreement. White House spokesman Josh Arnist said that further sanctions in Iran would be useless and President Obama said that Iran get a better opportunity to remove world power’s threats over its nuclear program.

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is being observed today

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is being observed today. This day is always used to celebrate to draw attention toward the elimination of violence against Women. Despite of 21st century incidents to target women on the name of honor including acid attacks and many other house hold issues are still continued in Punjab that reaches to 5,830 victims. According to psychiatrists, economic and social tensions are promotes depression and negative thinking, which came out in the result of torturing women. According to legal experts, to restrain women attacks proper legislation is available but due to some reasons victims not able to get justice. Experts said that there is need of awareness to stop violence against women.

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PM Nawaz Sharif left for Kathmandu to attend SAARC conference

PM Nawaz Sharif left for Kathmandu to attend SAARC conference. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Kathmandu to attend South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit commencing tomorrow. Leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will meet with others as a group to hold bilateral discussions. Expecting meeting could be held between PM Nawaz Sharif and Indian PM Narendra Modi during SAARC conference. On the other hand Indian PM Modi is also leaving for Kathmandu the capital of Nepal today.

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3rd test between Pakistan & New Zealand will begins tomorrow

3rd test between Pakistan & New Zealand will begins tomorrow.Third and last test of the series will begin between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah tomorrow. Pakistani players have started the practice to win the series. Pakistan team is fully hopeful to get victory against New Zealand, while fast bowler Ehsan Adil was declared as unfit. Pakistan cricket team Head coach Waqar Younus has said while talking to media in Sharjah that players will do their best for taking the series against New Zealand.

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Bearish trend observed in KSE

Bearish trend observed in KSE. Bearish trend is being observed on the second day of the week too. KSE-100 index has reached on the level of 360, 68 points with the decrease of 248 points. On previous day, the trading week was started with the downturn and KSE-100 index was closed at 31316.96 with the fall of 117.88 points.

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Weather to remain dry & cold across country

Weather to remain dry & cold across country. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted dry and cold weather in most parts of country, due to which diseases are spreading too. The rain is ready to shower Gilgit-Baltistan after which the cold intensity will be increased. Maximum parts of Balochistan including Chaman, Ziarat, Soub, Harnai and northern areas are in the grip of severe drought. Water storage sources and prairies are becoming dry due to lack of rains. According to Meteorological Department, weather will remain dry in maximum parts of country, while light rains expected in some parts of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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US military vehicle collapsed with explosive material in Afghanistan, 2 soldiers killed

US military vehicle collapsed with explosive material in Afghanistan, 2 soldiers killed. US military vehicle rammed with explosive material in Afghanistan, in result of which 2 soldiers killed. According to foreign news agency, US military vehicle was hit into the explosive material which was fixed on the road in Kabul, in which 2 soldiers killed on the spot and several citizens were injured. Prior to this 57 people has been killed during a suicide blast on Sunday morning.

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SC took notice of deaths in Sargodha hospitals

SC took notice of deaths in Sargodha hospitals. The supreme court of Pakistan took the notice of infants dying in Sargodha District Hospitals and called report from Punjab Health Secretary. According to news resources, Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered Punjab Health Secretary to submit report within 48 hours over the dozens of deaths during last week in District Headquarter Hospital in Sargodha. It is cleared that 26 children have been killed till now due to lack of medical facilities, oxygen and due to Negligence of administration.

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NEPRA approves to reduce power tariff by 47 paisa per unit

NEPRA approves to reduce power tariff by 47 paisa per unit.National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved to reduce power tariff by 47 paisa per unit. According to news resources, Central Power Purchasing Agency has heard the case linked to reduce power prices by 47 paisa per unit. Reduction in power prices was made in terms of fuel adjustment. New prices will be applied on all distribution companies across the country except on k-electric and lifeline consumers.

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