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General/Politics:

NA-120 Lahore: PML-N retains seat but PTI gains ground:
LAHORE: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, contestant from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged victorious in the by-election to National Assembly from Lahore constituency NA-120 that was held here on Sunday amid stringent security arrangements by the law-enforcing agencies. (http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/09/18/1-page/671391-news.html)

Voters went missing from NA-120, claims Nawaz:
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday claimed he has received complaints from the NA-120 constituency and alleged that some voters went missing from the constituency in the run-up to the by-polls.( http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-18/page-2/detail-4)

PNCA to host Pakistan edition of Asia Peace Film Festival from Sept 18:
ISLAMABAD: The first-ever Pakistan edition of the Asia Peace Film Festival (APFF) will take place from September 18 to 20 at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).( http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-18/lahore/14179/107409)

Law & Order:

‘People’s court’ has rejected Nawaz’s disqualification: Maryam:
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz said on Sunday that people of NA-120 had rejected the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif.( http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-18/lahore/14181/107371)

Economy:

FPCCI demands uniform handling of all export sectors:
ISLAMABAD – The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday said external trade can be revived if all the sectors are dealt on equal terms and cumbersome rules and regulations are made reasonable. The government announces incentives for the export sector, but these are seldom implemented therefore this important segment of the economy keeps reeling under problems, it said.( http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-18/page-8/detail-9)

Opinion/Editorial:

PML-N wins against all odds :
The verdict is in. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has retained the National Assembly seat vacated following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court in the Panama papers case.( http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-18/lahore/14176/107346)

Redressing the grievances of our minorities:
The Constitution of Pakistan 1973 incorporates the Objectives Resolution as Article 2-A. Two clauses of the Objectives Resolution deal with “minorities” in Pakistan. The first states: “Wherein adequate provision shall be made for the minorities freely to profess and practise their religions and develop their cultures”. The second states: “Wherein adequate provision shall be made to safeguard the legitimate interests of minorities and backward and depressed classes”. Then in principles of policy under Article 36, the Constitution states “The State shall safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of minorities, including their due representation in the Federal and Provincial services.”( http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-18/lahore/14176/107328)

Sports:

Ten-man Chelsea hold Arsenal for goalless draw:
LONDON: Chelsea defender David Luiz was sent off for an ugly foul on Sead Kolasinac as Arsenal finally emerged unscathed from a trip to Chelsea with a 0-0 draw against the champions on Sunday. The Brazilian saw red in the closing minutes at Stamford Bridge and he could have no complaints about his dismissal after lunging into a crude two-footed challenge on Arsenal defender Kolasinac. It was the third sending-off for a Chelsea player in their last three meetings with Arsenal. Victor Moses got his marching orders in last season’s FA Cup final, while Pedro was dismissed in the Community Shield.( http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-18/lahore/14172/107311)

Nordqvist wins Evian play-off for second major title:
EVIAN – Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist claimed her second major title with a play-off win over American Brittany Altomare at the Evian Championship on Sunday.( http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-18/page-16/detail-7)

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