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Punjab embroiled in new legal impasse

PM sacks governor, Cheema refuses to leave office until presidential notification April 17, 2022 Omer Sarfraz Cheema. Photo: PTI Facebook page LAHORE:Punjab was embroiled in a new legal and constitutional crisis on Sunday after the federal government said Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema had been removed on the order of …

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Govt likely to reverse decision on POL prices

By Israr Khan April 17, 2022 Photo: The News/File ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to reverse its decision of keeping the petroleum products’ prices unchanged. It thinks subsidising the masses with this huge multi-billion rupee package for cheap products is not a viable option, and also the International Monetary Fund (IMF), …

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Saudi Crown Prince Salman congratulates Shehbaz on becoming PM

PM Shehbaz and the crown prince agree to work together to further augment and diversify their bilateral ties in all spheres Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud (L) and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif (R). — File  RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud …

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