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  • ISLAMABAD - The electronic media was rife with rumours that the Dawn leaks inquiry report pointed the finger at Prime Minister’s Adviser Tariq Fatemi and a top official of information ministry for leaking the story, but the government rejected these reports. It was also claimed the inquiry ...

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  • LAHORE-10th Vasakh international documentary film festival is all set to showcase a two-day event featuring short documentary films from Pakistan and around the world from April 27 to 28 at Ali Auditorium, Ferozpur Road. The films which are going to be showcased at day1 of the Vasakh international ...

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  • Karachi-Biggest action-packed thriller movie of Pakistani cinematic history Yalghaar is set to hit theatre screens worldwide on Eid-ul-Fitr 2017. HUM Films and Mindworks Media Production hosted a special meet and greet session with the star cast and crew of film and raised the curtain on the much ...

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  • SADIQABAD- The district administration suspended five officials at Sadiqabad THQ Hospital including the medical superintendent here the other day.According to official sources, RY Khan Deputy Commissioner Suqrat Aman Rana paid a surprise visit to the hospital where he went around different wards. ...

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  • SIALKOT (Staff reporter): A seven-year-old child was sodomised by an accused in the Daska city’s congested Habibpura locality on Tuesday.According to police, seven-year-old son of a labourer Muhammad Aslam was standing in front of his house in Habibpura locality.In the mean time, the accused ...

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  • SADIQABAD- A woman of Chak 148 was gang-raped her neighbours while the police are reluctant to arrest the accused.Husband of the affected woman told the media that he, along with his wife, planned to visit his in-laws in Lahore. His neighbours - Tahir, Imran and Shakil offered him to travel along ...

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  • GUJRANWALA - A woman was tortured alleged by husband for demanding household spending here at Ferozwala on Tuesday. According to police, Sobia, 25, asked her husband Ayaz Butt to provide money for the purchase of necessities of life but he refused, which led to a quarrel between them. In a fit of ...

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  • SARGODHA-Fist time in the history of wheat procurement, separate counters for women cultivators have been established at procurement centres across the district.These counters have been set up at all the wheat purchasing centres to facilitate women growers facing difficulties to collect gunny bags. ...

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  • OKARA-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to visit Okara on April 29. The PM is expected to reach Shergarh Town, Okara, at the agriculture farm of the PML-N MNA Syed Ashiq Husain Kirmani where he will inaugurate wheat crop harvesting. According to MNA Ch Riazul Haq Juj, the Premier later would ...

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  • KHANEWAL/GUJRANWALA/ MIRPUR (AJK)-The administrations of all districts in Punjab and AJK inaugurated second phase of census by enlisting houses in census forms on Tuesday.According to official sources, house-listing will remain continue for first three days of the census while the remaining days ...

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  • VEHARI-The 50 percent target of the enrolment of 77,000 students in schools has been achieved, a government officer claimed.Director Admin Elementary Education Faizullah Khan Tareen addressing a seminar on “Progress in Admission Campaign 2017” here at Government Girls High School ...

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  • KASUR-A girl was abducted while a woman evaded a rape attempt here the other day.Sarwar Maseeh submitted an application to the Kasur Saddr Police, alleging that the accused - Imran Maseeh and Aiman abducted his daughter from his house.On the other hand, Sabir Ali of Itar Singhwala told the police ...

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  • HAFIZABAD-Wheat crops lying in threshing floor in over 150 acres in over a dozen villages were reduced to ashes in more than 10 villages during the past few days.According to rescue sources and villagers, wheat crop over 50 acres in village Dharanwali, owned by Afzal Shahzad and Kifal Hussain, was ...

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  • SADIQABAD-The Food Department officials and other staff at the wheat procurement centres have neglected the small farmers and are allegedly distributing gunny bags to traders and influential persons.The district administration and the Food Department high-ups, instead of resolving farmers problem, ...

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  • HAFIZABAD-A Punjab minister visited Ali Chowk on Sheikhupura Road and expressed dissatisfaction over the inordinate delay in even start of carpeting of the road from Ali Chowk to Bhoon village.It was dug out for laying sewerage pipelines about a year back. The minister of state for national health ...

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  • KHANGARH-Rescue 1122 organised a number of programmes in connection with Earth Day to sensitise the masses to the climate change, natural disasters and rising environmental pollution.The programmes were held under the directives of Rescue 1122 DG Dr Rizwan Naseer.According to officials, walks, ...

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  • LAHORE - Open auction of 83 old ambulances, already declared condemned by technical experts for the use of emergency services, was held at the Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 Headquarters Tuesday. More than 65 bidders participated in the auction and all the condemned ambulances were auctioned ...

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  • FAISALABAD-Fifty percent of children are facing malnutrition for which one egg and two dates should be provided in the schools for each student by the government and private educational institutions to ensure a healthy society, experts said.UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad said that ...

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  • LAHORE - On the directives of Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, 18 junior clerks were promoted as senior clerks on seniority cum fitness basis.  An office orders distribution ceremony was held at the committee room of VC Office in which Dr Zafar, Registrar Dr ...

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  • LAHORE - The WWF-Pakistan, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), hosted a workshop and mobilisation on ‘International Labour and Environmental Standards (ILES) Application in Pakistan’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)’ at a local hotel ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab University students have shown outstanding performance in Chief Minister Qirat and Naat competitions at Government College University (GCU).  In Naat competitions, student from Institute of Business and Information Technology (IBIT) Usman grabbed first position and won ...

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  • LAHORE - A 55-year-old businessman was killed and his two friends wounded in a brazen gun attack near Shouk Chowk in Faisal Town police precincts on Tuesday. The attackers, not identified yet, fled on their motorcycles while the police reached the spot and moved the body to morgue for autopsy. ...

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  • LAHORE - An anti-terrorism court Tuesday granted four-day physical remand of three accused involved in making 9th class student blind, and handed them over to Crime Investigation Agency. Police produced Azam Hanif, son of main accused Muhammad Hanif, Shan and Amir Sohail before the court and sought ...

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  • LAHORE - A four-year-old boy was burnt alive when fire broke out at a house in Ittefaq Town near Mansoora on Tuesday afternoon.  The cause of the fire was said to be short-circuit. Rescue worker said the boy, identified as Kashif, was sleeping in the bedroom when the blaze broke out. His ...

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  • LAHORE - The Youth Affairs Department has launched the second phase of Punjab Youth Peace Corps. Planning Deputy Secretary Tehmina Habib and Bargad Executive Director Sabiha Shaheen announced the launch at the Lahore Press Club on Tuesday. The Punjab Youth Affairs Department started the Punjab ...

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  • LAHORE - Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Rafiq Tarar has said the trust has been imparting ideas of founding fathers of Pakistan among youth to protect the ideological and geographical borders of the country. Presiding over a meeting at the Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan Tuesday, he said: ...

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  • wah cantt - National Highways and Motorway Police N-5 North Zone arranged a road safety seminar on the topic of ‘NH&MP and Academia together for Safer Roads’ at COMSATS Institute Wah Cantt. On Tuesday, DIG N-5 North Zone, Abbas Ahsan was the chief guest of the event. Director ...

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  • islamabad - The Building Control Section (BCS) of Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Tuesday again sealed Sir Syed Memorial Society building in Sector G-5 of the capital for non-conforming use of the premises and violation of rules and regulations. A team of the authority sealed the main gate ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that transparency, service, and honesty define the four-year period of PML-N government. He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of PML-N, on Tuesday. “The PML-N government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz ...

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  • rawalpindi - Chairperson Peace and Culture Organisation, Mushaal Mullick has an exhibition held in connection with the ‘Chief Minister Talent Hunt Program’ here at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Tuesday. On the occasion, RAC Resident Director, Waqar Ahmed and former RD Naheed Manzoor ...

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