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  • GUJRANWALA (Staff Reporter): A woman was tortured by her brother in law at Maraliwala here on Thursday. Ayesha, wife of Irfan, while talking to the media persons at DHQ Hospital said that she got married with Irfan about five years before later her husband went out of country for working. She ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Planning and Development (P&D) in collaboration with World Food Programme Pakistan (WFP) organised the Sustainable Development Goal-2 (SDG-2) “call to action event” at a local hotel here on Thursday. The event was hosted in order to reiterate the government’s ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR (Staff Reporter): Police claimed to have busted a five members dacoit gang and recovered jewellery, cellphones, laptops and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees from them. According to police, a team led by Baghdad Police SHO Farhan Hussain busted five members of ...

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  • HAFIZABAD - Scores of civil society members, old political and social workers have appealed to the workers and leaders of all political parties to unite and devise comprehensive strategy to eliminate terrorism from the country.They urged them not to pull the legs nor cast aspersions on one another, ...

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  • KASUR - Dacoits took away cash and valuables in different incidents here the other day. They also shot at and injured two citizens on resistance.According to police, Altaf Hussain was on the way back home on a motorbike after closing his shop. He was intercepted by two dacoits who attempted to ...

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  • KASUR - Despite the fact that journalism is a respectable profession as the mediamen not only bridge the gap between public and government but also raise voice for the public problems with valuable suggestions for their resolution.It is on the record that mediamen ensured coverage of each and every ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR - The Punjab government directed to mobilise the mobile health units in the remote areas of Southern Punjab, said a a government official.Sharing the details about the Mobile Health Unit’s performance, its in-charge said that in the current month 12,460 patients from rural areas ...

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  • HAFIZABAD - Twenty-five so-called clinics of quacks have been sealed during the crackdown launched by the local administration to save the lives of citizens.The cases have been sent to the Provincial Healthcare Commission and the administration would not yield to any pressure from any quarter to ...

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  • MULTAN -  The black coats refused to call off their strike and continued their boycott of courts proceedings on Thursday as a protest against notices issued to two lawyers including president of High Court Bar Association Multan. Although the Lahore High Court Chief Justice has restored the ...

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  • KASUR - At least five persons including two women were killed in different incidents here the other day.According to police, Ijaz Ahmed, 30, of Harikenol committed suicide by taking poisonous pills for lacking resources to support his family. Khudian Khas Police said that the deceased committed ...

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  • Multan - In order to connect metro route with different areas of Multan, the government is going to run 100 feeder buses from August 14 which will carry citizens to metro stations from distant parts of the city. Multan Division Commissioner Bilal Ahmad Butt declared the buses would operate on 11 ...

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  • PESHAWAR :  A three-day annual Shandur Polo Festival will kick off at the world’s highest polo ground at Shandur Pass in Chitral on July 29 (tomorrow). Chief Minister Pervez Khattak will inaugurate the event, in which the polo teams of Chitral, Gilgit-Baltistan, Laspur, Mastuj and Ghizer ...

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  • LODHRAN - Police should set an example and become the role model by coming up to the nation’s expectations through public service, said the Multan regional police officer (RPO). RPO Sultan Azam Taimoori was talking to The Nation during an exclusive talk at Lodhran where DPO Asad Sarfraz Khan ...

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  • KHANEWAL - The Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) held a meeting at Govt Emerson College Multan under the chair of President Hafiz Abdul Khaliq Nadeem where the participants expressed grief over sudden death of three college teachers. They termed the death of Prof Rana Dilshad ...

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  • SIALKOT - Sufiyan Shahid, a brilliant student of Govt High School Daska and a part time labourer, clinched the second position in BISE Gujranwala by securing 1039/1100 marks in Humanities Group in recently held matriculation exams 2017. He has to do labour after his school to feed his poor family ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH: Two sellers of fake gold coins were arrested by Gojra Saddar police with recovery of Rs1.2 million they looted from the people. Gojra Saddar police SHO Syed Tahir Hussain told a press conference on Thursday that for the last few years the gang members were calling the people on ...

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  • KARACHI:- The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $20,436.2 million on July 21, 2017.The break-up of the foreign reserves position released on Thursday showed that foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan stood at $15,003.1 million while net foreign reserves held ...

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  • SAHIWAL:- An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) sentenced two smugglers to life in prison and fined them for injuring a Ranger man here. According to prosecution, Irshad Shadoo and Ghulam Murtaza Murti had injured a Rangers cop during an attack on May 10, 2016 near Sulemanki. The Basirpur Police arrested ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA - A District Council session was convened by its Chairman Rana Attique Anwar to express solidarity with the embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of Supreme Court verdict in Panama case scheduled to be announced on Friday (today). On Thursday, as soon as the session started, ...

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  • KASUR: The illegal parking stands on main city thoroughfares have plunged the city into a worst traffic nightmare besides causing numerous problems for motorists and pedestrians alike. According to residents of different localities, the illegal parking stands on Steel Bagh Morr, Railway Road, ...

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  • SIALKOT - PTI’s Sialkot-based leader Usman Dar has announced to file a reference with the Supreme Court of Pakistan today against Khawaja Asif, the federal minister for defence, water and power, and other ministers having Iqama or work permit for their disqualification. Iqama is a Saudi ...

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  • KARACHI -  Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another lackluster session on Thursday as the 100-share index, after making an intra-day high of 117 points and a low of 150 points, closed at 45,906 points after losing 3 points. The market is rife with speculation that participation is thin ...

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  • MULTAN - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday constituted a three-member high level inquiry committee to probe the revenge-rape incident besides making the City Police Officer OSD and suspending the concerned SDPO and personnel of the entire police station for what he described as ...

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  • islamabad -  After delay of almost one year, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs9 million on two distribution companies including Hesco and Lesco. Nepra has imposed a fine of Rs5 million on Hesco and Rs4 million on Lesco under NEPRA Fine Rules ...

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  • Islamabad - Inspector General of Police Islamabad, Muhammad Khalid Khattak has directed the concerned quarters to provide complete security, training, transportation and health as well as food facilities to children participating in the police summer camp. Reviewing the arrangements during his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue on Thursday refused to take briefing from State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Tariq Bajwa on recent rupee depreciation against US dollar. The committee, which met under the chair of Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, has demanded ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan desperately needs modern education and state-of-the-art capacity building programs in social areas including health, agriculture and education to achieve the objective of development, speakers said. Speakers stated this while addressing the launching ceremony of ‘Global ...

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  • Islamabad - The National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) on Thursday organised a two-day workshop on ‘Understanding and Preparing for Accreditation’ at Higher Education Commission (HEC) to assure quality in business programs of institutions. Dr Arshad Ali, Executive ...

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  • LAHORE:- The 45th meeting of Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Governing Board will be held today (Friday) here at the National Cricket Academy, the last meeting to be presided over by outgoing chairman Shaharyar Khan. “The meeting will take a number of important decisions for the ...

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  • LAHORE - The item song of film Namaloom Afraad 2, which is to be released on Eidul Azha had 109,391 views on first day of its release on YouTube. This is super hit start for an item song video of any Pakistani film. The much awaited item song Kaif-O-Suroor in Namaloom Afraad 2 has created quite ...

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