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  • LAHORE - Volatility persisted throughout the week with index ultimately plummeting on a WoW basis. Uncertain political environment in the backdrop of ongoing Panama case and fresh wave of terrorist attacks in the country kept sentiments bearish at the bourse. Of the key sectors, key outperformers ...

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  • Karachi - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to conduct security audit of all the shrines, mosques, temples and churches besides public and important places.   He was presiding over a meeting held here at the CM House on Saturday to review security of shrines and other public ...

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  • Karachi - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to conduct security audit of all the shrines, mosques, temples and churches besides public and important places.   He was presiding over a meeting held here at the CM House on Saturday to review security of shrines and other public ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A female officer of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has levelled serious allegations of victimisation and sexual harassment in the workplace by some senior officers of the authority including its former deputy chairman. NADRA Deputy Assistant Director Syeda ...

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  • GUJRAT-The University of Gujrat (UoG) notified schedule for MA/MSc/MCom (Part I & II) 2016 supplementary examination, which will begin from March 1, 2017.According to UoG controller examinations on Friday, the date sheet for the exams has been issued.The UoG has completed all arrangements for ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH-Scores of PPP activists took out a rally here in Gojra to condemn suicide attack on Sehwan Sharif Shrine. The rally started from from Gojra press club and after marching through different bazaars, reached Malkan Wala Chowk in main bazaar where the participants were addressed by ...

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  • WARBURTON- The 33rd district level Hifz-o-Qirat competition was held at Govt High School Warburton City here the other day.According to the school management, more than hundred boys and girls students from primary, elementary, high and higher secondary schools, both private and public, participated ...

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  • GUJRANWALA - A woman put up her five children for sale due to joblessness of her husband while the session court ordered the police to provide protection for the woman and her children.Khalida, wife of Zaheerul Islam, and her five children were carrying a placard inscribed with “children for ...

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  • SADIQABAD- The influential land mafia grabbed the land of a widow allegedly with the connivance of police here the other day.Talking to media, Salma Bibi said that she owned a 1.5 marla plot on KLP Road. She said the land mafia with the connivance of the police transferred ownership of the land on ...

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  • AHMEDPUR EAST-Former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani’s maternal nephew Makhdoom Syed SamiulHassan Gilani has joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He along with PTI Central General Secretary Jehangir Tareen and PTI South Punjab President Ishaq Khakwani called on PTI Chairman Imran Khan ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-AJK Minister for Sports, Youth and Culture Ch Saeed reaffirmed the government’s support for participation of youth in Azad Kashmir’s politics especially in the forthcoming local bodies’ elections.He pledged to provide the young generation with maximum opportunity in ...

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  • GUJRAT-A rather low-key ceremony marked the 5th convocation of University of Gujrat (UoG) on Saturday, befitting the sombre mood of a nation reeling under the most devastating terrorist attacks that have left dozens of innocent people dead across the country.The proceedings began with the ...

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  • MANDI BAHAUDDIN-The Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society flayed the government for the terrorist attacks took place in Lahore, Peshawar, Mohmand Agency and now at shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in a quick succession. In a meeting attended by more than a dozen veterans at Camp Office, the District Armed ...

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  • SADIQABAD-Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana said that continuity of democracy is crucial for stability of the state-run institutions in the country.At a meeting with PML-N leader Raees Munir Ahmed here the other day, he said that the government is making all-out efforts to mitigate grievances of the ...

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  • OKARA-Human rights activists Asma Jahangir said that the military courts are not ultimate solution to terrorism.Talking this correspondent in the Committee Room of the District Bar, she added that the country needs promotion of civil courts with the independence of the judiciary.She reached there ...

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  • JHABBRAN-Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain said on Saturday that the operation against terrorism would continue till the elimination of last terrorist from the country.“The government is committed to protect the life and property of the people. The terrorists will ...

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  • GUJRANWALA - A motorcyclist got critical injuries from a stray-kite string here on Katcha Fatumand Road on Saturday. According to police, Maqsood, a resident of Fareed Town was going on motorcycle on Katcha Fatumand Road. In the mean time, a stray kite string fell on and cut his throat. He fell on ...

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  • SAHIWAL-A five-day cultural festival has begun here in connection with International Mother Language Day to be observed on February 21. The cultural festival includes a Punjabi Mushaira, Punjabi Theatre performance, a dialogue on “Punjabi language and Identity”, folk cultural rally and ...

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  • Islamabad-National Highways Authority (NHA) the other day launched National Road Safety Plan so as to control road accidents.  The launching ceremony of National Road Safety Plan was held at National Highway Authority, Headquarters here Friday. Federal Secretary Communications; Chairman ...

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  • Multan-Former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the PML-N is the biggest hurdle in way of Saraiki Province.“The PML-N was a hurdle in creation of Saraiki Province yesterday and it is a hurdle even today,” he maintained while talking to a delegation of local workers ...

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  • Islamabad-International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has beefed up the security in male and female campuses to avoid any untoward incident, an official said on Saturday. According to an official, a meeting to review overall security situation at the IIUI campuses was held amid prevailing ...

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  • Islamabad-News is not to be released only but it should be thoroughly investigated and professionally reported. For that, journalists should be given sufficient time to cover the news in a comprehensive and holistic manner to maintain the sanctity of the news. Also, training around the core ...

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  • MULTAN: As many as 1,06,85254 seed cotton (phutti) bales have been received in ginneries across the country till February 15, registering increase of 10.30 percent as compared to corresponding period of the previous year. According to a fortnightly report of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association ...

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  • Rawalpindi-The police along with other law enforcement agencies conducted search operations in various areas of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and took 65 persons into custody including three Afghan nationals, sources informed the nation on Saturday. According to sources, Rawalpindi ...

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  • LAHORE -  The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has urged the government to take effective steps to stop penetration of Iranian cement in Pakistani markets on the strength of massive under-invoicing and misdeclaration. The industry representatives said that a proper ...

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  • LAHORE -  Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Pakistan Consulate in Sydney would adopt new methodology to expedite the volume of two-way trade. This was agreed during a meeting between LCCI President Abdul Basit and Pakistan Consul General in Sydney Abdul Majid Yousafani. Other ...

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  • LAHORE - The Information Technology University (ITU) is organising Library Week from February 20 to 23 Feb, 2017 at Arfa Software Technology Park. The event, being organised by ITU’s Library and Quality Enhancement Cell, is open for interested persons and their entry in the premises is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday said the government believed in transparency and openness and would welcome any suggestions on improvement and reform in data gathering methodologies. He made these remarks at a meeting with Shahid Javed Burki, former caretaker ...

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  • LAHORE - The Media Art Society of Lahore University Management Sciences (LUMS) organised an international film festival (FILUMS) yesterday. FILUMS gathers amateur and professional filmmakers from all over the world to express their creativity through film. The festival hopes to give the film making ...

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  • LAHORE - As many as 15 people have arrested by law enforcement agencies during a crackdown on illegal possession of arms, a police spokesman said yesterday. During the joint operation of police and intelligence agencies, conducted in Raiwind area of Sadar Division, the officials also recovered ...

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