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  • WAZIRABAD-The Tehsil Municipal Authority (TMA) has started plantation of 4,000 saplings on self-help basis on old GT Road, from Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Chowk to Nullah Palkhu bridge.AC M Anwar Baryar stated that cost of the plantation drive would not exceed Rs124,000 which had been contributed by ...

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  • RAHIM YAR KHAN Thousands of flood affected people are still waiting for their evacuation to the saver places and medical facilities at Chacharan, Rukanpur, Abidpur and Rajanpur Kalan areas, it is learnt.According to Rescue 1122, a total of 79 populated places were affected while it established 20 ...

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  • RAHIM YAR KHANKalabagh dam is inevitable for the needs of the country but there are also 12 other suitable places where new dams could be built in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgat-Baltistan and Kashmir, said Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah while talking to journalists at ...

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  • SIALKOT - The Health Department got registered separate cases against 17 quacks for playing with precious lives of people in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur, and sent the cases of nine other accused to a drugs court for trial. Presiding over a meeting of the District Quality Control Board, ...

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  • SIALKOTThe Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has changed the venue of an exporters’ awards distribution ceremony to the Federal Capital from here due to security concerns.Now, this prestigious ceremony would be held at President House in Islamabad on Tuesday (tomorrow).SCCI ...

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  • ATTOCK -A drug court has awarded 15 years of imprisonment to a doctor for having smuggled and spurious drugs at his clinic.Drug Inspector Adnan Aslam along with his staff raided the clinic and house of Dr Khalid Mehmood and recovered allopathic drugs smuggled from India and expired medicines in a ...

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  • KASURThe district police nailed 421 criminals including 350 proclaimed offenders wanted by the police in various cases of murder, attempt to murder, dacoity, snatching and other heinous and 71 court absconders.The arrested criminal included eight notorious POs and 26 members of eight gangs who had ...

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  • HAFIZABAD Eight persons were killed while 27 other sustained multiple injuries, 13 of whom critical, in three different incidents occurred here on Sunday. A bus (LZB-9021) was on the way to Sargodha. When it reached near Thathi Behlolpur on Pindi Bhattian-Sargodha Road, a recklessly driven truck ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA/TOBA TEK SINGHProtests were held as a woman and her newborn were died in a Manawala hospital while another newborn died in a private clinic of Toba Teck Singh in childbirths due to alleged negligence of doctors.The woman and her newborn died in childbirth due to alleged negligence of ...

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  • LAHORE - The alarming declining trend in finished leather exports were registered in 2014-15 which, showing a drop of around 11.36pc during the current fiscal year from July-June. Besides above, only 21.106 million Sq. Meter finished leather were exported during 2014-15 and registered decline of ...

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  • LAHORE The outgoing week at the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) saw higher volatility as rumours regarding SECP taking notice of abnormal activity in small cap stocks created uneasiness in the market. It was also the rollover week for futures, while over the weekend the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in ...

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  • LAHORE After successful shutter down strike, the two major factions of the All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran have called separate meetings in Lahore on Monday to make next strategy regarding another shutter down strike on Aug 5 (Wednesday).All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran Naeem Mir group will hold ...

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  • LAHORE Pak-China Economic Corridor Project will prove to be an important milestone in strengthening of economy of the country. There is great similarity in values of Punjab province and Chinese province Jin Lin and the relations of mutual cooperation and brotherhood will be further strengthened. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday directed the Economic Affairs Division (EAD) for expediting work on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) related projects.The minister chaired a meeting to review the important economic projects under the aegis of EAD. ...

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  • Islamabad - SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani on Sunday ordered for taking strict action against drug peddlers and liquor sellers and launching crackdown against criminals and proclaimed offenders.While issuing instructions to police officers here, he said the persons nominated in cases should be arrested ...

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  • Islamabad - The CDA has completed the operation to demolish illegal slum in Sector I-11 on Sunday.The machinery is working on the site for levelling the land and removal of debris to pave way for the development of the area. The four-day operation against the illegal slum has been carried out by ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Secretary Khizar Hayat Gondal has directed all the divisional commissioners to take action against illegal cattle markets and get them removed immediately. He was presiding over a meeting on illegal cattle markets in the province, here at Civil Secretariat on Sunday. The chief ...

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  • LAHORE - Religious scholars of Brelvi school of thought have termed the sectarian violence and killing of innocent people in the name of Jihad as against the teachings of Islam.They were gathered at Jamia Naeemia to attend “Muslim Scholars Conference” on Sunday and extended their full ...

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  • LAHORE: The City received scattered rains on Sunday, making weather pleasant by causing decrease in temperature during the day and at nighttime. Experts have predicted the wet spell to continue during the next couple of days. People come out of their houses in the evening to enjoy pleasant weather ...

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  • LAHORE - An agreement was signed between the Punjab government and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Trust regarding Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Bedian Road Lahore.Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif was the chief guest on the occasion. Under the agreement, Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital Trust will ...

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  • LAHORE - The anti-polio campaign will be held in 74 Union Councils of the provincial capital from August 3-5, the Directorate General Health Services announced on Sunday.Following the positive environmental sample for the month of June in Multan Road drain, it was decided that a campaign would be ...

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  • LAHORE - Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh Salman Rafiq has stressed the need for making collective efforts for controlling dengue. Talking to the newsmen after monitoring drive at Directorate General Health office for removing dengue hot spots on Sunday, he appealed the masses to ...

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  • LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has strongly condemned Altaf Husain’s statement in which the latter invited Nato forces to start operation in Karachi. In a statement issued from Mansora on Sunday, he said that Altaf Husain’s utterances against the country and its ...

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  • LAHORE - Education is the right of every child and it is the demand of social justice that equal educational facilities to all segments of the society especially poor children are available.These views were expressed by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif during a meeting with Ali Hamza, a fruit ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president Chaudhry Akhtar Rasool rubbished claims made by some quarters that he had submitted resignation to National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Saddiq. Talking to The Nation, Akhtar said: “Sardar Ayaz is my close friend and it is my ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan ended Los Angles World Games 2015 campaign with total 52 medals including 14 golds as the Games concluded with greatest interest taken all over the world while its closing ceremony will be held on Monday (today) morning. Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP) volunteer M Khalid ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Parvez Khattak has assured that the gas, electricity and water supply problems of the under developed district of Lakki Marwat will be resolved on priority basis.While talking to a joint delegation of PPP, PTI and JI led by Senator Salim Saifullah Khan, ...

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  • CHAKWAL - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Leader Maulana Attaur Rehman has said that JUI-F would not make alliance with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for jointly contesting the Local Government election in Punjab. "Punjab government is involved in victimisation of religious minded people ...

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  • KHAIRPUR  - A hardened dacoit with head money was encountered by Khairpur police on Sunday.According to SSP Khairpur Sajid Hussain Khokhar the police on receiving information reached near Tharimirwah where dacoit opened fire on police party. After half an hour, one dacoit was killed while ...

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  • HARIPUR - A dramatic political scenario is expected in the Haripur, as former MNA Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq rejoined PML (N) after a meeting with Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. According to the details, Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq former MNA from NA-19 Haripur called on Prime Minister Mian ...

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