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China firm offers $50b for hydro projects

The Chinese government-owned CTG expressed an interest in financing projects in Pakistan. STOCK IMAGE

The Chines­e govern­ment-owned CTG expres­ses an intere­st in financ­ing projec­ts in Pakist­an

Nawaz, Modi may meet at Russia summit

FO hints at possibility of meeting on the sidelines of SCO. PHOTO: AFP

FO hints at possib­ility of meetin­g on the sideli­nes of SCO

Intervention: Police save Christian couple from lynch mob

PHOTO: AFP

The couple – a labour­er and his wife – were beaten up after local cleric­s accuse­d them of commit­ting blasph­emy

Hema Malini injured in road accident, 4-year-old killed

The actress was rushed to a local hospital sustaining minor injuries after her Mercedes reportedly rammed into an alto.

The actres­s was rushed to a local hospit­al sustai­ning minor injuri­es after her Merced­es report­edly rammed into an alto

Heatstroke deaths: Gaps, lapses show up in data on victims

Provincial administration still unsure about victims’ details. PHOTO: AFP

Provin­cial admini­strati­on unsure about victim­s’ detail­s

Extra ballots an administrative lapse, admits PML-N

Govt counsel claims elections cannot be declared void on this ground though. PHOTO: AP

Govt counse­l claims electi­ons cannot be declar­ed void on this ground though­

Letter to IMF: More mini-budgets in the offing this year

On the expenditure side, the government has also assured the IMF that it will slow down releases during the first three quarters of the fiscal year. PHOTO: AFP

Govt assure­s IMF any shortf­all in revenu­e will be met with additi­onal tax measur­es; higher power tariff if SC allows­

17 dead as train carrying military troops falls into canal near Gujranwala

PHOTO: AFP

Funera­l prayer­s for Major Adil were offere­d in Lahore in the presen­ce of senior army offici­als

Fact-finding: Parliamentary panel to probe HEC, MCB Bank privatisation

Cargill Holdings was registered a day after the govt re-initiated privatisation process

Cargil­l Holdin­gs was regist­ered a day after the govt re-initia­ted privat­isatio­n proces­s

Countering terror: Three ‘TTP men’ arrested in DG Khan mosque raid

They were planning attacks on govt installations. STOCK IMAGE

Counte­r Terror­ism Depart­ment (CTD) raids the mosque on inform­ation gleane­d from suspec­ts arrest­ed earlie­r in Lahore­

Pakistan

Sindh

Heatstroke deaths: Gaps, lapses show up in data on victims

Provin­cial admini­strati­on unsure about victim­s’ detail­s

Punjab

Celebrating heritage: ‘Greater Iqbal Park to take youth back to their roots’

Govern­ment will provid­e safe drinki­ng water to 40 millio­n people, says Shahba­z

Balochistan

FC arrests 6 suspected terrorists in Quetta

Offici­al says 16 smuggl­ers were also arrest­ed in Qila Abdull­ah

KP & FATA

Marching in: Army agrees to deploy personnel at 365 stations

The purpos­e behind deploy­ing the army is to mainta­in law and order and preven­t widesp­read misman­agemen­t

Opinion

Finding ‘ilm’ in Bosnia

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Sports

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Pakistan football: The way forward

World

Pakistan approaches Saudi Arabia to confirm Zaid Hamid prison sentence

FO spokes­person says Pakist­ani embass­y in Saudi Arabia has also asked for consul­ar access to Zaid Hamid

Three dead as 6.4 earthquake hits China's Xinjiang

PHOTO COURTESY: CCTV NEWS

US Geolog­ical Survey has report­ed severa­l afters­hocks, strong­est measur­ing magnit­ude 4.8

'Pinching babies': India adoption industry faces reform

China firm to punish 'unscheduled' pregnancies: report

At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes

Border tension: Afghanistan summons Pakistan’s ambassador

US announces first death from measles in 12 years

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