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Bill on FATA merger sent to Pakistani President

A bill on the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has been forwarded to Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain, a media report said on Wednesday.

Pakistan political parties fail to name caretaker PM

Following the failure of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the opposition to reach a consensus on the name of a caretaker Prime Minister, the issue will now be sent to a parliamentary committee for deliberations, it emerged?.

13 transgenders will contest 2018 Pakistan general elections

At least 13 transgenders will contest the Pakistan general elections this year. Two of them will contest for the National Assembly and the rest for the provincial assemblies.

Sharif: Being punished for treason case against Musharraf

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  said that the references against him by the country's anti-corruption body, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), are "byproducts" of him filing a high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

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