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  • FM Qureshi, US national security advisor discuss regional security post-Pulwama attack US official appreciates Islamabad’s measures in recent Pak-India conflict as well as its role in Afghan peace process.
  • Verdict reserved on NAB plea seeking transfer of fake bank accounts case to Rawalpindi Zardari’s counsel opposes the transfer; NAB prosecutor says defendants are taking the court “in the wrong direction”.
  • Bilawal meets Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat jail, regrets his incarceration PPP chairperson says government should examine the case on a humanitarian basis, provide the best facilities it can.
  • Raja Pervez Ashraf, Babar Awan, others indicted in Nandipur corruption reference All accused in the case plead not guilty; formal trial to be initiated from March 19.
  • Jobless millions to haunt India election The government’s failure to create enough jobs in Asia’s third-biggest economy is a key issue for voters in the polls.
  • Nawaz Sharif moves SC for a second time for early hearing of bail plea The petition states that the PML-N leader’s health has deteriorated, asks the court to fix hearing during ongoing week.
  • Islamabad to highlight LoC violations, Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir at PUIC conference Pakistani delegation is participating in the 14th plenary session of the Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States.
  • LHC’s Justice Shahid Wahid recuses himself from cases pertaining to PM Khan’s disqualification A request has been sent to LHC’s chief justice to nominate another judge for the bench.
  • Mullah Omar never visited Pakistan after 9/11 — let alone die there, new biography claims The book says Omar lived very close to a US base in Afghanistan.
  • Italian envoy thanks rescuers over risky search for missing climbers Two climbers are believed to have died after a search operation to trace them was abandoned.
  • Trump to seek $8.6bn from Congress for border wall The demand is more than six times what Congress allocated for border projects in each of the past two fiscal years.
  • Thousands protest Russia’s ‘internet isolation’ Russian lower house of parliament had backed bill to stop Russian internet traffic from being routed on foreign servers.
  • Britain revokes citizenship of two more IS brides The pair, who are of Pakistani heritage, reportedly married into a terror cell linked to the murder of western hostages.
  • PPP accuses govt of spoiling national harmony Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari says ruling party’s ministers were indulging in non-issues, wasting parliament’s time.
  • Fresh rains cut off Quetta from several towns Heavy rains and snowfall in Balochistan has left several dead and injured in first week of March.
  • Ties with US going to take a new turn, says Qureshi Foreign minister says US-Pakistan relations were under strain because of FATF.
  • Forest cover in KP expanded by 4pc, says Imran Success of the campaign gave PTI govt confidence to replicate drive across the country, says PM Khan.
  • How the US media covered Pakistan-India tensions Nearly all media outlets highlight centrality of Kashmir dispute in India, Pakistan conflict.
  • China tightens rules on wealth management, boosting prospects for foreign banks At stake is access to a market where personal assets for investment rose from $11tr in 2012 to $22tr by 2017.
  • Headwinds for Pakistan’s shipping industry Pakistan’s shipping industry has devolved to a point where only a single, govt-owned company is active in the market.
  • Drop in kinno exports may get steeper Pakistan exports less than 10pc of its kinno crop.
  • Facebook ready to combat anti-vaxxers, says polio official Anti-vaxxer is a person opposed to vaccination, typically a parent who does not wish to vaccinate their children.
  • Pak-India tension threw PSL matches in danger: Murad Sindh CM says PSL matches are being played in Karachi as the situation was “quite better”.
  • CM’s adviser meets Nawaz with ‘better healthcare offer’ The move is being seen by analysts as an apparent bid to avert the opposition parties from coming closer.
  • Former Abad chairman’s son kills brother, commits suicide The incident appears to be an outcome of some property dispute between the brothers.
  • Sarwar against Indian atrocities in held-Kashmir The governor says no one including India should have doubts that defence of Pakistan is in strong hands.
  • Duo suspected of killing Karachi man for marrying sister arrested The murdered man had allegedly ‘kidnapped’ and married the sister of one of the suspects who sought to seek ‘revenge’.
  • Red tape blamed for delay in release of $2.3bn by World Bank Government is relying on short-term loans from friendly countries to meet forex needs.
  • Peace must for external account balancing The biggest worries right now are foreign exchange and fuel reserves.
  • Mini-budget: still a work in progress Why does the tax machinery not go after the buyers of new vehicles and force them to become return-filing taxpayers?
  • Yemeni militiamen suspected of child rape: Amnesty Children as young as eight have been raped in Taez, a war-hit city in Yemen.
  • No survivors as Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes with 157 aboard People from 35 countries were on board the Boeing 737-800MAX; “at least a dozen” UN staff among victims.
  • ICC says India wore controversial camouflage caps with its permission “The BCCI sought permission as part of a fundraising drive and in memory of its fallen soldiers,” says ICC spokesperson.
  • Lahore finish bottom of PSL for fourth straight year after lopsided loss to Multan Suffer seven-wicket defeat at the hands of their fellow Punjab franchise; both teams were already out of playoff race.
  • How Usman Shinwari went from being Karachi’s villain to hero in six balls Against Quetta, the southpaw pacer demonstrated both his good and bad sides.
  • Karachi Kings snatch victory away from Quetta Gladiators in dramatic clash on home turf The Kings defeat the Gladiators by one run in a scintillating bout between two sides who both brought their A game.

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