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  • MAILSI-The government is determined to resolve problems being faced by the public and complaint cells are being established across the province for the purpose. Punjab Chief Minister’s adviser Sughra Ayesha stated while addressing a gathering at the residence of local PML-N worker Imran ...

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  • FAISALABAD-Experts said during a seminar that skilled manpower, research work for solving agricultural problems and increase in per acre agricultural production are imperative to feed growing population and cope with food insecurity. University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA-A Large number of farmers damaged the furniture, stationary and other things of the wheat procurement centre in Chappanwali near Khanqan Dogran due to non-availability of gunny bags on Wednesday. The farmers had queued up there to get gunny bags but the staffers of Food Department ...

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  • HAFIZABAD-The rights of growers, particularly small one, will be protected and the officials found indulging in irregularities, favouritism or nepotisms will be dealt with sternly, Punjab Women’s Development Minister Hameeda Waheeduddin said. She visited Kassoki token centre and Madina Sugar ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Mirpur police on Wednesday busted an inter-provincial dacoit gang and arrested all the five accused involved in the recent broad-day dacoity in a local currency exchange shop here, police said. Senior Superintendent of Police Raja Irfan Salim told a news conference in his office that ...

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  • MULTAN-The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) complained that APTMA had deducted withholding tax of Rs50 billion from ginners against the sale of their cotton but it did not deposit the amount in national exchequer. However, its members informed Inland Revenue member of Federal Board of ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH-Rescue 1122 staff members organised a flag march in order to observe the International Firefighter’ Day here on Wednesday. The march, led by the district emergency officer Mian Faraz Munir, passed through the different main roads of the city. The participants were carrying ...

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  • SIALKOT-The district police have computerised all the records of total 17,559 cases registered in Gujranwala region during the first four months of the year and the petitioners can check status of their cases online. Regional Police Officer (RPO) Gujranwala region Muhammad Tahir claimed while ...

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  • SARGODHA-An impersonator swindled a trader out of Rs86,000 on a bank premises located in Satellite Town here the other day. The victim identified as M Kashif, a resident of Islampura, wrote a complaint to DPO Sargodha in which he said that he countered an unknown person in MCB Bank located in ...

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  • KAMALIA-The labourers have to struggle on their own in order to change their socio-economic condition because the rulers have nothing to do with their rights, speakers of a seminar said. A former education minister said while addressing the seminar organised to highlight labour rights at Tehsil ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The participants of a youth dialogue including key politicians and civil society members stressed a need for empowering youth politically and economically by increasing their participation in the upcoming elections. A policy dialogue “Social & Economic Empowerment of Young ...

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  • KARACHI-Pakistan’s numero uno general entertainment network HUM Network Limited is pleased to announce the names of participating designers, makeup artist, models and choreographer in the 12th edition of its most anticipated fashion event, Bridal Couture Week - Gold Edition. Slated to take ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan hammered sorry Sri Lanka 56-23 to register second victory in the 3rd Asian Circle Style Kabaddi Championship presently under way at POF Wah Sports Complex late Tuesday night. Pack to capacity crowd was right behind the defending champions Pakistan as despite strict security ...

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  • LAHORE-Faraz Muhammad stunned Khawaja Adil Maqbool in the main round of the 4th FMC International Men’s Squash Championship 2016 while all the top seeds had easy sailings in main round which commenced here at the Punjab Squash Complex on Wednesday. Faraz upset Adil 11-8, 3-11, 11-8, 5-11, ...

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  • islamabad - Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Engr Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman has proposed to Higher Education Commission to provide facilities to students with special needs/disability. Special people have special needs and it is the responsibility of an educated ...

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  • islamabad - The Supreme Court yesterday sought report from the federal government pertaining to import of ingredients being used in sheesha smoking as well as steps taken for prevention of sheesha smoking. A two-member bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the suo moto case against illegal ...

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  • islamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) will improve, strengthen and further upgrade the Emergency and Disaster Management Directorate in line with modern techniques to bring it at par with the international standards. Special training programmes for fire fighters and rescue workers ...

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  • islamabad - On the occasion of World Hand Hygiene Day falling today (Thursday), the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) focus is on sensitising healthcare workers (doctors, nurses, sanitary staff, etc) about the fact that hand hygiene is the single most important method of preventing and ...

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  • islamabad - In pursuance of directions of Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary, Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division, a facilitation desk has been setup in the National Council of Social Welfare (NCSW), al-Frabi Complex, for the senior citizens in order to redress their ...

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  • islamabad - What the police official took as a standard security procedure was an act of disrespect for the ex-Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bokhari, whose bodyguard slapped the police official who dared body search of the ex-chairman at the entrance of F-8 District Courts yesterday. Margalla ...

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  • LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has condemned the government rejection of opposition’s ToRs while Jamiat-e-Ulam-e-Pakistan head Pir Ijaz Hashmi asked government to accept them. The government rejection of ToR’s proposed by the joint opposition proved that the rulers ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has announced conducting examination for doctors who got MBBS degree from abroad on June 2-3. NEB examination is compulsory for medical graduates from abroad for PMDC registration. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical University will conduct the two ...

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  • LAHORE - Iranian Cultural Centre Lahore organised seminar titled ‘Great dialogue- Pakistan and Iran relations economy, culture and literature’ yesterday. Iranian Cultural Centre Director General and Cultural Attache Akbar Barkhurdari said that Pakistan and Iran could enhance the ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA claimed to have secured the release of two people from human smugglers in Turkey, a spokesman said yesterday. Irfan and Gulfam, residents of Gujramwala, sent illegally Zaman Arshad and Bilal to Turkey where they were held hostage by Danyal Butt, Hafiz Babar Mukhtar and Sohail Butt. The ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), the only Women University in provincial capital, turns 94 as the institution is celebrating its Founder’s Day today.  On the directions of the acting Vice Chancellor Dr Uzma Qureshi, a series of events to highlight the achievements so ...

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  • LAHORE - Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Rafique Tarar said that Tipu Sultan’s determination, indefatigable struggle and a deep sense of sacrifice frustrated the efforts to annihilate Islam in India. He embraced martyrdom to keep the passion for freedom alive. Tarar expressed these views in ...

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  • LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer Muhammad Amin Wains suspended from service three station house officers allegedly for backing the land grabbers, officials said yesterday. The city police chief issued these orders while presiding over a meeting held at the Police Lines Qila Gujjar Singh to ...

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  • LAHORE: A judicial magistrate yesterday awarded three years imprisonment to a lawyer after he was proved guilty of misbehaving with former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani when he was a judge of the Lahore High Court. The judicial magistrate also imposed fine of Rs 20,000 on the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court yesterday issued notice to the Punjab education secretary in a petition filed by a girl student against limit of 12 years age for the students appearing in 9th class examination. Justice Shahid Karim of LHC heard the case and adjourned further hearing until May ...

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  • LAHORE - The police investigators are yet to identify the man who brutally stabbed a young girl outside a leading hotel on Davis Road on Tuesday. The victim was identified by police as Khadija Bibi, 22. The condition of the lady was stated to be critical at the services hospital.  The police ...

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