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  • LAHORE -  Adviser to Prime Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui has claimed that there is no rift between the civil and military leadership as portrayed by some quarters He was speaking at the launching ceremony of a thematic calendar at a local hotel yesterday. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said Thursday that Pakistan will continue moral, political and diplomatic support of the Kashmiris’ struggle for the right to self-determination. Talking to Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Muhammad ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Thursday that sharing of best experiences through a series of exercises of Chinese and Pakistani troops has helped improve counter terror and combat skills. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Docthers have reached an agreement for providing healthcare to the BISP beneficiaries at concessional rates. In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday between BISP and Docthers. The MoU was signed by BISP ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has initiated 54 show-cause proceedings and concluded 50 current proceedings, against the erring management and companies' auditors for various violations of the ordinance during October and November 2016. The department ...

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  • VEHARI - People held a demonstration against the police over its failure to control gambling across the Punjab province on the matches of ongoing Bangladesh Premier League. The residents including Ashraf, Khalid, Nadeem, Abdullah, Adnan, Ali and others protested against police, saying that a lot of ...

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  • SIALKOT - As the elections of Local Bodies’ heads are only two weeks away, the political activities have accelerated with the party factions vying for their respective candidates for different LB slots in Sialkot district. The provincial and district leaders of PML-N have been facing ...

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  • DERA GHAZI KHAN - Japanese Taisei Corporation has started revamping of 33-km-long dual carriage way, Rakhi Gaj-Bewata Section of the National Highways (N-70). According to official sources, the project is being funded by Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) and will be completed at a cost ...

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  • GUJRANWALA - A woman was alleged killed in the name of honour here at Ajmal Town in the remit of Khiali Police on Thursday. According to police, the accused identified as Khair Muhammad, Kamran and Imran doubted that their sister-in-law Najeeba, wife of brother, had developed illicit relations with ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA - Four unidentified suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with the Counter-Terrorism Department and four others fled the scene under the cover of darkness here near Village Ghang in the wee hours of Thursday. According to CTD sources, the lawmen raided a house following a ...

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  • DERA GHAZI KHAN - Thousands of people flocked to the house of Airports Security Force (ASF) official Samiullah, who was martyred in the plane crash, at Mohallah Nizamabad in city. The people belonging to every walk of life including lawyers, doctors, social workers, public servants, journalists and ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH - In the midst of tough contest between the PML-N groups, the party high command has decide to field former MPA Masood Gadhi, brother of sitting MPA Ayub Gadhi, for the slot of Toba district council chairman. Both the ‘warring’ groups in the party - MNA Junaid Anwaar and ...

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  • KAMALIA - The traffic management across Kamalia tehsil is very poor and inadequate to deal with the increasing mess on roads and subsequent mishaps, which often result in loss of precious lives. Social figure and CEO Jutt Poultry Traders Ch Tahir Jutt stated while talking to the media persons here ...

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  • NOORPUR THAL - If Muslims wants prosperity and progress in this life and life hereafter, they would have to follow the Sunnah of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) in letter and spirit. Scholar Allama Sher Muhammad Sialvi stated while addressing a congregation in connection with Rabiul Awal here ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH - The district police ordered Gojra Saddr Police to quash a case registered against the family of a deceased house owner, and to register a case against the complainant of the fake case. One Munir of Chak 159/GB Gaggo Mahal had died sometime ago. His friend Aslam prepared a fake ...

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  • OKARA -  Pakistan’s first commercial-size biogas plant was inaugurated as an efficient and effective way for meeting local energy needs by utilising renewable resources. United State Consul General Yuriy Fedkiw and Punjab Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab Asif Saeed ...

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  • SADIQABAD -  The government does not seem to relieve the traders as the business community, which has already been burdened by withholding tax, being forced to pay excessive taxes on the sale of different goods. Sadiqabad Anjuman-e-Tajran office bearers said while talking to media at Sadiqabad ...

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  • Islamabad - A local court yesterday granted bail to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Minister, Ali Amin Gandapur in arms and liquor bottle recover case. Additional District and Sessions Judge Sohail Ikram conducted hearing of the bail plea and accepted the same against surety bonds worth of Rs 100,000. ...

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  • Islamabad - US Ambassador David Hale yesterday said education was crucial to lifting people out of poverty. Speaking at an event sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development’s Gender Equity Program to recognize the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based ...

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  • MULTAN -  Black sheep and corrupt elements will be kicked out of the Zakat Department and the culture of transparency will be introduced, Punjab Zakat and Ushr Minister Naghma Mushtaq Langah declared. Addressing a public gathering in Jalalpur Pirwala on Thursday, she said that the affairs of ...

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  • Islamabad - Islamabad police Thursday arrested nine outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered 30-litre liquor, 465 gram heroin, 310 gram hashish and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said. According to details, Koral Police nabbed Liaqat for having 310 gram hashish while ...

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  • Rawalpindi - A prize distribution ceremony was held at Federal Government (FG) Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road on Thursday. The ceremony was being organised by Directorate of FGEI Cantt and garrison to encourage the spirit of healthy competition and to promote co-curricular activities ...

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  • LAHORE - The All-Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Amateur Golf Championship will get underway today (Friday) here at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course. Najam Hafeez of CNS Engineering and Schnider Electric confirmed that the first tee off would take place at 10am and the pairings for the first flight would be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Waqt TV pair of Waseem Razzaq/Arsalan Sadozai lifted the badminton doubles title in the Nawa-i-Waqt Group 3-day Sports Gala, Rawalpindi-Islamabad chapter, here at the Pakistan Sports Complex, Liaqat Gymnasium on Thursday. The Sports Gala, Rawalpindi-Islamabad chapter, was inaugurated by ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday called up 17-year-old left-arm spinner M Asghar as cover for injured Yasir Shah in the upcoming Test series in Australia. Maestro leg-spinner Shah hurt his back during practice and will be assessed before the first of three Tests starting in Brisbane ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab’s anti-corruption establishment will arrange a seminar in connection with International Anti-Corruption Day today at the Punjab Auditorium Qaddafi Stadium. December 9 is commemorated as International Anti-Corruption Day across the world. The main ceremony in this regard will ...

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  • LAHORE : Punjab Urban Unit and Gilgit-Baltistan signed an MoU for cooperation in urban planning, institutional development, service delivery and capacity building in the province. The MoU, valid for five years, will focus on gaining mutual benefits through consultations, cooperation and ...

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  • LAHORE: Ajoka Theatre yesterday presented a play “Dukh Darya” at Alhamra, The Mall based on the true story of an Azad Kashmiri woman arrested in Indian Held Kashmir. The play addressed the sensitive issue of the identity of the women of Kashmir caught in the crossfire between the ...

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  •  LAHORE -    A large number of schoolchildren yesterday joined an awareness drive of Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC), an organization responsible for provision of sanitation facilities in the city. The walk, organized in collaboration with Directorate General Public ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Government College University Lahore Philosophy Department and Brett Philosophical Society yesterday organised a panel discussion on “Self-Actualisation and Authenticity” in connection with the World Philosophy Day. Prof Dr Mirza Ather Baig, eminent philosopher and ...

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