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Iran gas pipeline: FO hopes US will show empathy
By Our Staff Reporter
ISLAMABAD, March 7: The Foreign Office said on Thursday that Pakistan expected the United States would understand the country’s energy requirements.
Cabinet increases gas tariff by Rs5.5
By Khaleeq Kiani
ISLAMABAD, March 7: In its farewell meeting on Thursday, the cabinet increased natural gas tariff by about Rs5.50 per unit, provided a subsidy of Rs16 billion on tube-wells and extended provincial quotas in federal jobs for another 20 years.
Indian FM to host lunch for Raja Pervez
NEW DELHI, March 7: Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid will host a lunch in Jaipur for Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf during his one-day private visit on Saturday but there will be no “substantive” discussions, Press Trust of India (PTI) said, quoting the Indian foreign ministry spokesman on Thursday.
PML-N manifesto lays stress on economy, energy
By Amjad Mahmood
LAHORE, March 7: The Pakistan Muslim League-N announced here on Thursday its election manifesto which focuses on revival of economy and resolution of energy crisis.
Naek informs CEC of objections to changes in nomination forms
By Iftikhar A Khan
ISLAMABAD, March 7: The fate of wide-ranging changes in nomination forms for poll candidates proposed by the Election Commission of Pakistan hangs in the balance as the Ministry of Law has yet to send them to the president for approval.
US urges Pakistan to avoid sanctions
By Our Correspondent
WASHINGTON, March 7: The United States urged Pakistan on Thursday not to go in the direction that leads to sanctions as Islamabad prepares to conclude a gas pipeline deal with Iran.
Rangers launch ‘operation’ in Lyari
By Our Staff Reporter
KARACHI, March 7: Pakistan Rangers personnel launched a ‘targeted-operation’ in the PPP stronghold of Lyari hours after bullet-riddled bodies of its two intelligence officials were found on Thursday.
Five varsities penalised over un-accredited programmes
By Kalbe Ali
ISLAMABAD, March 7: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs25 million on five institutions for advertising un-accredited engineering programmes.
In its last days, little zest in NA over minority seats
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, March 7: In its waning days, the National Assembly seemed left with little zeal to give more seats to non-Muslim minorities as it failed to take up an enabling constitution amendment on Thursday that had been on its agenda for two weeks.
13 militants, soldier die in Orakzai
KALAYA, March 7: Thirteen militants and one soldier were killed in a blast and clashes in Orakzai tribal region on Thursday.
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