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    Housing societies

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) authorities have sought the list of illegal housing societies from the Lahore Development Authority (LDA). The ch... Read More

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    Gas shortage

    With the beginning of December, there is almost no gas supply to the residents of Sector F-8, Phase 6, Hayatabad, Peshawar from 7am to 9pm. Some resid... Read More

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    No newspapers

    Both the print and electronic media play a vital role in creating awareness among people. The prime mission of newspapers is to give information to pe... Read More

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    Dangerous crimes

    With the introduction of information technology, the world has transformed into a global village. However modern technology comes with its own challen... Read More

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    Rain in KP

    Like other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the recent rain has turned the weather colder in Buner as well. Residents have confined themselves to their ho... Read More

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    Not a good move

    The step taken by US President Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to certify Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an injudic... Read More

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    Our children

    Child labour is an old problem – one which is deeply rooted in our country. Although the government has passed laws that discourage the employme... Read More

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    Interfaith harmony

    The recent visit of Prince Karim Aga Khan played a key role in strengthening the bonds of coexistence and interfaith harmony. A rare display of volunt... Read More

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    Dispensaries in villages

    This is to draw the attention of the authorities to the unavailability of dispensaries in the village Kotli Sattian, Murree. As a result, poor village... Read More

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    No smoking

    Smoking is a dangerous habit that can cause serious health problems. Although cigarettes packets carry a pictorial warning, a large number of people s... Read More

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    US declaration

    US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and decided to relocate the US Embassy there. The controversial decision ... Read More

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    ?Naya? dance

    While praising PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, PTI Chairman Imran Khan has said, “[Given] the way Asif Zardari danced, he should give more suc... Read More

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    The long wait

    This refers to the article, ‘Ayodhya: the long wait for justice’ (Dec 8), by Aijaz Zaka Syed. The article has shed some light on what foll... Read More

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    Corporal punishment

    The number of out-of-school children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased. The 2016 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has revealed that the numb... Read More

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    Trump?s move

    Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Al-Quds as the capital of Israel will have an adverse impact on global peace prospect, especially in the Mi... Read More

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    No gas in Lyari

    We, the residents of Ali Nawaz Baluch Road, Lyari, are facing gas shortage during morning till evening. The problem doesn’t end when the supply ... Read More

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    Fixing the system

    This refers to the article, ‘How to fix the system’ (Dec 6), by Dr Atta-ur-Rahman. The article has highlighted some pertinent points that ... Read More

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    Drug addiction

    Every person goes through a rebellious phase where he or she wants to break rules and do things in his or her own way. Many people take advantage of t... Read More

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    Security issues

    The lack of security at bus stations in Rawalpindi is a major issue. Security personnel deployed at points of entry do not check the IDs of people ent... Read More

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    Tragic accident

    It has been quite a painful year for me and other families who lost their loved ones in the tragic plane crash on December 7, 2016. All the 47 passeng... Read More

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    We will go down

    This refers to the news report, ‘IHC terms Faizabad dharna agreement unlawful’ (Dec 4). Besides the issue of the legality of the agreement... Read More

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    Furniture and fittings

    The basic necessity of every school is furniture. However, for the last 10 years, the students of a primary school in Shikarpur have been deprived of ... Read More

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    Gas shortages

    Tando Qaiser is a densely-populated town in Hyderabad. It is currently facing a severe gas shortages that has affected the routine lives of its reside... Read More

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    After the dharna

    This refers to the article, ‘We the bigots’ (Dec 3), by Babar Sattar. The writer has used the term ‘bigotry’ in an interesting... Read More

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    Training programmes

    The farming community of the country is in a bad condition. Most farmers are uneducated and do not know how to use modern machinery. They use outdated... Read More

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    A healthy future

    Diabetes is one of the life-threatening diseases of the present era. Statistics show that the prevalence of diabetes in people aged 20 and above is mo... Read More

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    Tears of the Rohingya

    Violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar has forced more than 600,000 people to leave their houses and find refuge in Bangladesh. People who have mana... Read More

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    Unemployment

    Every year tens of thousands of students met with disappointment while finding a decent job. Although they apply for every job that is advertised, it ... Read More

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    Call for peace: Pope Francis is on his six-day long visit to Myanmar. During his visit, he, without mentioning

    ‘Rohingya,’ urged the people of the Buddhist-majority country to show respect for each ethnic group. The Myanmar government met with sever... Read More

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    Fee structure

    This is to draw the attention of the relevant authorities to a few private medical and dental institutions which charge high fee for degree courses &n... Read More

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    Justice delayed

    Injustice is meted out to unfortunate allottees that took part in the CDA balloting in 1989. These people are still deprived of the plots bought almos... Read More

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    The oldest bridge

    Chandka Bridge is one of the busiest and oldest bridges of Larkana. It was constructed before the partition and has been facilitating the people since... Read More

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    Tuition fee

    This refers to the letter, ‘Private schools’ (Nov 27), by Syed Tariq Nawaz. The writer has highlighted the opposition of private school ow... Read More

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    Understaffed

    The entire world is taking remedial measures to ensure a clean environment. Countries are spending enormous money and adopting technological advanceme... Read More

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    Peshawar attack

    KP lost another police senior officer in a suicide blast that took place on Friday (Nov 24) in Peshawar. It indicates that terrorists are still active... Read More

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    Private schools

    On Tuesday (Nov 21), private school owners in Peshawar protested against a regulatory bill in which supervision and regulation of private schools was ... Read More

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    Packed like sardines

    While hiring a private van to send their children to schools, parents must carefully screen all drivers. It has been noticed that van drivers carry st... Read More

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    KE?s clarification

    This refers to the letter, ‘No facilities,’ (Nov 21), by Jeehand Peer Baksh. KE would like to clarify that there is no increase in loadshe... Read More

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    Climate change

    Dealing with climate change is a global challenge. The rise in temperature is causing great difficulties – floods, heatwave and earthquakes are ... Read More

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    Medical imposters

    Despite the presence of the health regulatory authority (HRA) whose duty is to check the licences of healthcare professionals in the country, a lot of... Read More

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    Broken roads

    While travelling in the morning to the office or school, commuters would witness a mad rush on roads. Motorcyclists, while taking advantage of the siz... Read More

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    Corporal punishment

    All over the world the developed countries do not allow the teacher to punish the students. Psychologists believe that beating a student in the class ... Read More

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    Traffic woes

    Regular traffic congestion at Lakhi Dar, Shikarpur calls for the authorities to come up with adequate measures to deal with the matter. Due to traffic... Read More

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    Separation of power

    Few months ago, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government passed a bill to regulate and supervise the operations of private schools in the entire province. Bu... Read More

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    Girls? education

    Education plays a vital role in economic progress of a country. Without education, there is no chance for a country to survive. Our country has a low ... Read More

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    Bad for environment

    The municipality authorities in Parachinar and Peshawar are carrying out some actions that are not environment-friendly. These include burning fallen ... Read More

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    Traffic police

    These days, driving on Rawalpindi’s roads has become an uphill task. Traffic wardens are seldom seen at busy crossings and even if they are ther... Read More

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    Bad for environment

    The municipality authorities in Parachinar and Peshawar are carrying out some actions that are not environment-friendly. These include burning fallen ... Read More

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    Traffic police

    These days, driving on Rawalpindi’s roads has become an uphill task. Traffic wardens are seldom seen at busy crossings and even if they are ther... Read More

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    Price hike

    Prices of vegetables and fruit have shot up at an alarming level. The relevant authorities are silent in this regard. The citizens have protested agai... Read More

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    Ban aerial firing

    The concerned authorities should take immediate action to prevent aerial firing during celebrations. Aerial firing has claimed the lives of so many in... Read More

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    Expensive living

    This is to draw the attention of the concerned authorities to the problems being faced by government employees of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Most of these em... Read More

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    Afforestation programmes

    Although the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project is a commendable initiative taken to tackle environmenta... Read More

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    Harmful habit

    It is a bitter truth that a large number of young people and teenagers in our country are addicted to smoking. We can also see packets of cigarette be... Read More

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    Earthquake

    Hundreds of people have lost their lives after a powerful earthquake hit the northern border region between Iran and Iraq. According to some media rep... Read More

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    A mega event

    Fata is hosting a mega sports event. The Inter-School Sports Gala held in the Sports Complex, Jamrud is aimed at engaging young generation in positive... Read More

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    No to deforestation

    According to some media reports, the chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to use forest land for various projects, including energy gene... Read More

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    Postponed

    It has been eight months since the apex court declared the results of the previously conducted Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) 2013 null and vo... Read More

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    Highway accidents

    Many people have lost their lives in road accidents along the highway from Dadu to Jamshoro over the years. Two-way traffic runs through a narrow road... Read More

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    The Afghan war

    On November 4, at least 10 Afghan civilians, including women and children, were killed in a NATO airstrike in the volatile northern province of Kunduz... Read More

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    Prevention is better

    World Pneumonia Day is celebrated on November 12 across the world. But only a few people are aware of this and it looks as if our government is on the... Read More

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    Clean the city

    It is heartrending to see that the problem of sewage system in Shikarpur has not been resolved to date. The worst affected areas are Lakhi Dar and All... Read More

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    Education matters

    The education sector in any country requires undivided attention of the authorities. Unfortunately, in our country, the sector is not given due attent... Read More

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    Child labour

    Children are the asset of our country. But have we provided them the basic necessities such as education and healthcare? Hundreds of thousands of chil... Read More

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    Everywhere we look

    When we talk about corruption, we usually point finger at politicians, bureaucrats and other prominent figures of the country. What we ignore is the f... Read More

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    Transportation system

    Peshawar is the hub of business activities for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Hundreds of thousands of vehicle move on the roads of the city on a d... Read More

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    How not to govern

    My house is in a terrible condition. The roof leaks and the electric system is outdated, resulting in frequent breakdowns. In addition, the plumbing i... Read More

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    Grooming leaders

    This refers to the article, ‘Leadership and the transition process’ (Nov 7) by Mosharraf Zaidi. The article is timely, enlightening and th... Read More

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    Commendable step

    Residents of Constituency PK-28, Mardan had been demanding for the supply of natural gas to the area for a long time. In this regard, Adviser to Prime... Read More

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    Changes in Chakwal

    This weekend, I visit my hometown Chakwal. When I was a child, it was among the most serene and pollution-free districts of the country. But during my... Read More

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    It?s a difficult life

    Unavailability of clean water and electricity, and broken roads are some of the major problems being faced by residents of Ginnah which is a small tow... Read More

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    Men at work

    The multibillion dollar Orange Line Metro Train project is under construction. The project that will make the transportation system of Lahore even bet... Read More

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    It?s all about cleanliness

    It is an old saying that a healthy body have a healthy brain. European countries are extremely cautious about food items. In these countries, food ite... Read More

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    Teachers? attention

    Every school has a number of weak students. These are the students who require special attention of teachers. However, in a majority of schools, teach... Read More

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    Environment-friendly vehicles

    Mingora is an economic, educational and administrative hub of Swat.The city is congested and it has a burden of millions of outdated Rickshaws. Most o... Read More

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    The Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where a million of refugees are fighting for space. Mor... Read More

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    Turbat and power

    Persistent loadshedding in Turbat has taken a toll on the lives of residents. These people are already suffering from a large number of problems. Freq... Read More

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    Save the environment

    The emission of hazardous gases from a tar coal processing plant near Government College for Girls Booni is posing a threat to thousands of people liv... Read More

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    Export of urea

    According to some media reports, the government is considering a proposal to import half a million tonnes of fertilizer to meet farmers demand while t... Read More

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    Rabi season

    The authorities have warned about the acute shortage of water during the current Rabi season. Since the Rabi season has started and sowing of wheat is... Read More

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    Inflated prices

    Vegetables and fruit are being sold at overinflated prices across the country. The persistent increase in the prices of eatables is a heavy burden on ... Read More

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    Terror in New York

    A wave of terror spread in the city of New York, USA when a truck driver hit people on a cycle path. At least eight innocent people lost their preciou... Read More

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    Effects of corruption

    Corruption stifles the progress of a country. It has a damaging effect on the social fabric of a community. It acts as a double-edged sword which cuts... Read More

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    Glued to the screen

    These days, almost every person has a smartphone. In today’s world, it is impossible to imagine a life without phones. This gadget has made our ... Read More

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    Schools under scrutiny

    By launching education departments’ Independent Monitoring Unit (IMU), the KP government took a positive step in the right direction. Through IM... Read More

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    Education reforms

    Higher education institutions in our country are not playing an active role in stimulating critical thinking among students. What stand between an edu... Read More

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    Us vs them

    Following the public outcry against Hollywood’s mogul and sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, campaigns like #MeToo were launched so that women ca... Read More

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    Fiscal deficit

    This refers to the article, ‘Mr Dar’s press conference’ (Oct 24), by Waqar Masood Khan. The writer has mentioned the fiscal deficit ... Read More

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    No clean water

    For residents of Shikarpur, the lack of clean drinking water remains one of the main problems that need to be resolved. According to media reports, ch... Read More

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    Island roundabout

    GPO Chowk, Mianwali has become a dangerous crossing zone for commuters, especially for students. Since the crossing lies close to three education inst... Read More

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    Stuck in traffic

    Almost every city faces the problem of traffic congestion. For ambulances, traffic jam is a serious issue since it puts the life of a patient it is ca... Read More

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    No supervision

    The government has installed water filtration plants at different places in most cities of the country. However this thoughtful initiative of the gove... Read More

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    The merger

    This refers to the article, ‘Fata merger: who should decide?’ (Oct 19), by Muhammad Fareed Khan Wazir. It was a well-written article. The ... Read More

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    Patient patients

    In Lahore, it takes about nine months to build an underpass or overhead bridge. It took just over a year to complete the metro bus project and over fo... Read More

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    Neglected healthcare

    On October 21, two incidents at two major hospitals of the country highlighted the performance of the healthcare sector. At Ganga Ram Hospital in Laho... Read More

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    There will be a day

    October 17 is called the International Day to Eradicate Poverty. This year too it was celebrated across the world. At present, around 1.70 billion peo... Read More

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    Disconnected

    I am a PTCL customer and have been using its phone and DSL services for the last two years. Unfortunately, the company’s services are not satisf... Read More

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    Flight of dengue

    The deadly virus of dengue has travelled from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Jamrud Khyber Agency. To date, it had infected more than 150 people. Jamrud is qui... Read More

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    Blocked

    It is a common occurrence that main roads are blocked for VIP movements. Although the police and security forces have to obey the order and block road... Read More

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    Safety first

    The presence of ammunition depots in heavily-populated areas is a nuisance for residents. These depots pose danger to their lives and properties. The ... Read More

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