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LHC takes up treason plea against Sharif, journalist today

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LAHORE – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Lahore High Court (LHC) today in a petition seeking registration of a treason case against him, ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and a journalist for trying to defame state institutions, said sources. In the last hearing, Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi had summoned Nawaz Sharif, issued […]

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Government must take immediate steps to improve investment climate

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ISLAMABAD: From the very inception, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been subject to all types of controversies. Critics started to question its performance even before the project began. It was at the planning stage, but hue and cry was raised about its outcome. Unfortunately, without any understanding of the concept, value, importance and future dimension, […]

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Steel units in capital contributing to air pollution

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ISLAMABAD:The federal government has admitted that industrial units in the federal capital, especially steel manufacturers, are a major source of pollution. Without them, the city could be considered as one of the most beautiful federal capitals in the world. This was disclosed by the Ministry of Climate Change in a written response submitted to a […]

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Heatwaves imminent if tree cover not increased

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KARACHI:Heatwaves in the port city, similar to the one in 2015, are expected to become a common occurrence in the future, warns a new report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to be released today (Monday). According to the IPCC’s report, global warming of 1.5ºC-2°C is going to worsen the situation in the city […]

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Pedalling towards climate change action in Islamabad

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Dozens of diplomats and residents of the federal capital jumped on their bikes and cycled through the city to promote action on climate change. The third cycle rally, which has now become an annual feature in the federal capital, saw the European Delegation in the federal capital join hands with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-Pakistan […]

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