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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau and discussed matters pertaining to recent tragic incident of Islamophoia in Canada, as well as bilateral ties. According to tribune, The two foreign ministers agreed to work together on countering Islamophobia through coordinated efforts at various international fora, said a statement issued by the foreign office. “Both foreign ministers further agreed to remain in close contact [in this connections],” it added. On Sunday, A Canadian Muslim family of Pakistani origin, lost three of its generations after it was targeted in a “religiously-motivated” attack when a…

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ISLAMABAD,: A three-day rain spell is likely to occur from Friday to Monday to provide solace from scorching heat to the people of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, said Spokesman MET office Islamabad Dr Zaheer Babar. He further added it would also be occurred in different areas including Kahmir,Gilgit,Astore,Murree,Attock,Chakwal,Jhelum,Gujranwala,Gujrat,Hafizabad ,Badin,Narowal,Sialkot Peshawar, Kohat and Bannu Dera Ismail Khan. He further informed that prevailing very hot weather conditions would likely to subside during the wet spell and wind thunderstorm with heavy falls at times may generate urban flooding in low lying areas of Lahore. Met office informed that moist current from…

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ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad dismissed the objections raised by claimants of purported properties of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the auction, today. According to resources, Accountability judge Syed Asghar Ali on April 22 directed the revenue authorities of the Punjab government to auction unclaimed properties of Mr. Sharif within 60 days since he is absconding in Tosha­khana reference while accepting the application filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The bureau in its application had sought directives for the authorities concerned to sell the attached properties of Mr Sharif under section 88 of the Criminal Procedure Code…

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Washington DC: US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order revoking the Trump-era bans on Chinese application TikTok and WeChat and instead signed another executive order (EO) to protect US information technology and communications supply chains from threats that include those from China. “Today, President Biden signed an Executive Order (E.O.) to further address the ongoing national emergency declared in E.O. 13873 of May 15, 2019 with respect to the threat posed to the United States’ information and communications technology and services (ICTS) supply chain,” the order read. “President Biden revoked and replaced three E.O.s that aimed to prohibit…

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Beijing: The Ministry of Public Security said that Police in China arrested over 1,100 people suspected of using cryptocurrencies to launder illegal proceeds from telephone and Internet scams in a recent crackdown. The arrests came as authorities in China step up their crackdown on cryptocurrency trading. Last month, three industry bodies banned crypto-related financial and payment services, and the State Council, China’s cabinet, vowed to clamp down on bitcoin mining and trading. Reuters reported. The public security ministry said that by Wednesday afternoon police had busted more than 170 criminal groups involved in using cryptocurrencies to launder money. The money…

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ISLAMABAD: Both the government and the opposition have gone out of the way rewarded the independents and allies who had supported them in the election of the Senate chairman and nomination of the opposition leader, respectively, by making them chairmen of the committees of the upper house of parliament. According to Dawn news, A careful analysis of the list of the chairmen of all the 39 standing and functional committees of the Senate shows that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had accommodated five senators, out of the six, who had all of a sudden supported Yousuf Raza Gilani for the…

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Karachi: Actor Alizeh Shah believes her life will not move ahead if she started caring about everyone’s opinions about her. Shah posted a video showing her new haircut on Instagram. She wrote the lyrics of a Billie Eilish song in the caption. https://www.instagram.com/p/CPz76wChyym/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Soon her followers began expressing their views about her new look. A follower said that she would soon be getting a crew cut. “Yes. Why, is there any problem?” the actor asked. ‘Tana Bana”s actress took it as a compliment when another follower said she would be joining a Korean band. A few others found her new…

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Cryptocurrency prices continue to be in the red on June 9. The global cryptocurrency market cap is $1.50 trillion, a 3.04 percent decrease over the last day, while the total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $132.13 billion, which makes a 29.23 an increase. According to International news website, The volume of all stable coins is now $105.17 billion – 79.60 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. Bitcoin’s price is currently $32,987.02 and its dominance is currently 41.34 percent, an increase of 0.39 percent over the day. This comes after the head of the United…

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives and Chairman National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar announced that the country has achieved landmark to successfully vaccinated ten million people with the Covid-19 vaccine. Addressing a media conference after vaccinating the ten-million vaccinated individual of the total eligible population here at the NCOC, he said Pakistan has succeeded in vaccinating ten million individuals of the eligible population whereas over seven million individuals have been vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine so far. Asad said, “It is propitious to achieve one million vaccination milestone but we have set a total…

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Islamabad: The Federal government has announced to lower sales tax on petroleum products. According to a notification issued today, the sales tax on Kerosene oil was lowered to 10.07 against the previously charged tax of 15.44%. The sales tax on light diesel was lowered to 3.67% from 7.56%. However, the notification mentioned that the sales tax would be charged at 17% on petrol, and high-speed diesel, and there would be no changes in it. Prime Minister Imran Khan on May 31 turned down a proposal by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for a rise in prices of petroleum products for the next…

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