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Complaints against banks shoot up

Dawn 17 Apr 2021
Over 135 per cent increase has been observed in the number of complaints lodged with the Banking Mohtasib Pakistan against the alleged frauds, forgeries and other irregularities during the first quarter of calendar 2021 as compared to the same period of last year.
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Friday to be observed for contrition to get rid of COVID-19

Urdu Point 16 Apr 2021
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Apr, 2021 ) .The country would observe this Friday (today) as a day to express contrition and forgiveness ...
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No room for armed gangs: Govt bans TLP

The News International 16 Apr 2021
The federal government Thursday issued a notification banning Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after around half a dozen state institutions termed it a serious threat to national security ... It can culminate into a vicious circle of violence for purposes that might be unlawful," observed the country's top counter-terrorism.
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Online speech, national song contest planned on Iqbal's death anniversary

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
Allama Muhammad Iqbal on his death anniversary to be observed on April 21. MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Apr, 2021 ) .An online speech and national song competition has been ... Allama Muhammad Iqbal on his death anniversary to be observed on April 21.
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Army jawan injured in first shooting at LoC after renewal of ceasefire pledge

Deccan Chronicle 15 Apr 2021
This is the first such incident that took place along the LoC since the last week of February when India and Pakistan had agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the de facto border and other sectors.
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Ukraine conflict truce violations top year high: OSCE

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
Kiev, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Apr, 2021 ) .International observers monitoring the separatist conflict in Ukraine have documented a sharp uptick in violations of peace agreements as Western countries sound the alarm over a buildup of Russian troops on the border.
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Baisakhi festival observed at Punja Sahib amid COVID-19 SOPs

Urdu Point 14 Apr 2021
Attock, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Apr, 2021 ) .About 818 Sikh pilgrims from India arrived here in the early hours of Wednesday to observe the religious festival of Baisakhi at the Gurdwara Panja Sahib.
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Prison Sentence, Hefty Fines For Criticizing Pakistan Army

The Tennessee Tribune 14 Apr 2021
LAHORE, Pakistan — A new law in Pakistan is set to ban criticism of the army, and those found guilty will face fines up to PKR 500,000 ($3,270) and a possible two years behind bars ... Many observers maintain that the country has witnessed unprecedented censorship since the beginning of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s tenure in 2018.
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Launch of India's new-age earth imaging satellite by May 15: K Sivan

The Times of India 14 Apr 2021
NEW DELHI. The launch of the country’s most advanced earth observation satellite Gisat-1, which will allow India to better monitor the subcontinent, including its borders with Pakistan and China, is slated for launch before May 15. The launch of the 2,268-kg satellite was earlier aborted in the first half of this month due to a technical glitch ... .
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Crises between India, Pak likely to become more intense: US intelligence report

The Siasat Daily 14 Apr 2021
The crises between India and Pakistan are likely to become more intense risking an escalatory cycle though a war between the two nuclear-armed neighbours is unlikely, according to a US intelligence report ... India and Pakistan have fought four wars ... India has told Pakistan that terror and talks cannot go together.
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Pakistan calls for steps to ensure safety of UN peacekeepers amid new threats

Urdu Point 14 Apr 2021
In his remarks, Aamir Khan also said that Pakistan, besides being a troop contributor, also hosts one of the oldest peacekeeping missions � United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), which monitors the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Uzair Baloch acquitted of yet another attempted murder

The News International 14 Apr 2021
The additional district & sessions judge (South), who conducted the trial of the accused inside the prison due to security concerns, observed that the prosecution could not prove the charges against the accused, so he was acquitted of the charges. The Pakistan Rangers had claimed ...
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Record number of virus-related deaths reported since last June

Dawn 14 Apr 2021
... deaths due to Covid-19 were reported in Pakistan on June 20 last year ... The minister presented a mapping of the current wave of Covid-19 and said that it was observed that not only certain districts of Pakistan but many countries were suffering from the UK variant due to returnees.
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Pakistan violence: New Delhi concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims, in touch with authorities

DNA India 13 Apr 2021
Amid increased violence in Pakistan, India is concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims in the country for Baisakhi celebrations ... Under the framework of the Pakistan-India Protocol on visits to religious shrines of 1974, a large number of Sikh yatrees from India visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals/occasions every year.
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Crises between India, Pak likely to become more intense, war unlikely: US intelligence report

Yahoo Daily News 13 Apr 2021
The crises between India and Pakistan are likely to become more intense risking an escalatory cycle though a war between the two nuclear-armed neighbours is unlikely, according to a US intelligence report ... India and Pakistan have fought four wars ... India has told Pakistan that terror and talks cannot go together.
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