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  • CHINIOT-Under Universal Primary Education, the District Education Department achieved 86 percent of the enrolment target of out-of-school children during the ongoing drive. DO Elementary Education Ch Khalid Akhtar disclosed this while talking to media here the other day.  He said since the ...

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  • MUZAFFARGARHThe district government is ready to facilitate AGAHE and WaterAid for preparation of District Wash Plan for both development and disaster context, said DCO Hafiz Shaukat Ali. Addressing the seminar, he urged the non-profit organisations to focus on establishment of water filtration ...

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  • PAKPATTANThe Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) criticised the decision regarding relocation of Ittefaq Suger Mills from Pakpattan to Rahim Yar Khan, saying that the PKI will not let the management fulfil its unjust decision that will deprive local farmers of the only source of income in the area.The ...

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  • NOORPUR THALA mysterious disease is broken out once again in Thal that has claimed the lives of more than 48 camels during the past one month. As per details, 48 camels have died in the villages of Khatwan, Bambool, Jamali, Dadoowala, Jharkil and Palwan in what seems to be a fresh wave of a ...

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  • FAISALABADTextile exporters have pinned hopes on upcoming financial budget for the industrial and economic stability, and urged the government to support the crises-hit textile industry to boost exports.The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association leaders also asked the government to remove hurdles ...

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  • MULTANThe excise cops caught two drug paddlers, one of them a police constable, and recovered from them 4.5 kilogram heroin and one kilogram charas worth millions here on Friday. The accused were identified as Constable Rab Nawaz and Muhammad Rafiq. Sources said that the excise team was also ...

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  • SARGODHAFour unidentified bandits shot at and critically injured a security guard of National Savings centre on University Road and made off with cash amounting to hundreds of thousands in broad daylight on Friday. The incident occurred in the busiest area of the city. According to details, four ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURAFour unidentified armed dacoits took away cash, jewellery and other valuables worth more than Rs3.8 million from a house situated in Khanpur locality here on Friday. As per details, four outlaws barged into the house of Umer Hayat Ansari, owner of a fried fish shop at the bank of Upper ...

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  • PAKPATTANPunjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana has said that prosperity and development of South Punjab is his first priority and he will make all-out efforts to facilitate people of the region.He was talking to University of Lahore (UoL) Patron Ch MA Rauf and Pakpattan Campus President Pir Altaf ...

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  • SIALKOTThe Zafarwal police have arrested accused Zubaida and accomplice Khalid for allegedly killing her husband in village Sangiyaam two days ago. Police said that slain Javaid used to do labour in Lahore and in his absence his wife had developed relations with the local person.According to the ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)A protest demonstration was held at University of Science & Technology Mirpur as a 10-member AJK Accountability Bureau team raided MUST Secretariat Office for the third consecutive day on Friday and demanded official record about the recent appointments made by the varsity.The ...

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  • HAFIZABAD/SHEIKHUPURA/KASUREight persons including a woman were killed and 10 others injured in various incidents of enmity and road mishaps in different areas on Friday.  According details, in Hafizabad three persons were killed while four others injured in two different mishaps here on ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA- A man cut the nose of his daughter-in-law after she refused to "sell her honour" in village Rakh Boli in the remit of Muridke Saddr Police on Friday.  The accused Boota was allegedly pursuing his daughter-in-law to adopt "immoral activities" to earn livelihood. The woman, ...

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  • SIALKOTReports have revealed that the Revenue Department, followed by the police department, has topped in corruption and bribe in all the government departments of Gujranwala Division. Thus, the Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) has evolved a strategy to find out millionaire Patwaries of the ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - A protest demonstration was held at University of Science & Technology Mirpur as a 10-member AJK Accountability Bureau team raided MUST Secretariat Office for the third consecutive day on Friday and demanded official record about the recent appointments made by the varsity.The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PEMRA has issued a show cause notice to a private TV channel "News One" for airing a controversial interview of a politician in its live talk show aired on Wednesday last.PEMRA noticed that serious defamatory, abusive and derogatory remarks were aired against persons or institutions and ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi, in a press conference, on Friday demanded immediate action by the government and KWSB to resolve the current Karachi water crisis.  Before addressing the Karachi water crisis, PTI Karachi president Ali Zaidi demanded that the party affiliation ...

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  • KARACHI - Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and Karachi Police on Friday killed six suspects during two separate encounters in the outskirts of the metropolis.  Four of them were allegedly involved in one of the country’s major terror attack at Wagah border.Four suspects allegedly ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has accepted the demand of business community for closure of markets of the federal capital at 10:00pm.Earlier, the government had announced that markets would be closed at sharp 8:00pm and the business community held protests and shutter-down strike to press the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Two youngsters on Friday drowned in a nullah within the limits of Koral police station.Hayat (18) and Murtaza (20), both residents of Amarpura area of Rawalpindi, were taking bath in a nullah in the area of Bangiyal when mighty waves swept them along. Police and rescue teams later ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will arrive in Islamabad on Tuesday on two-day visit at the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.This will be the first ever visit by a Belarusian President to Pakistan.According to Foreign Office, the President of Belarus is leading a high ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has strongly condemned the deadly terrorist attack at a Mosque in Qadeeh in eastern Saudi Arabia Friday, which resulted in the loss of several valuable lives and injuries to scores of people.The people and the Government of Pakistan wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PPP Senator Latif Ansari Friday resigned from his post after the senior leadership of his party decided to award a Senate ticket to its vice-president Sherry Rehman.After the decision of the senior party leadership to award Senate ticket to former Pakistan Ambassador to US Sherry ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau on Friday arrested two accused, including former superintendents of FBR Sarfraz Ahmed and Atif Raza, in a mega corruption case. Both the accused along with private persons were involved in misuse of authority and illegal refund of sales tax by using fake ...

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  • LAHORE - Business community has welcomed the agreement between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan for fostering cooperation between two friendly countries with special focus on energy section and regional connectivity. Both the countries have also decided to enhance their bilateral relations in diverse areas ...

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  • LAHORE - Nestlé Pakistan has come on board as a partner for the Prime Minister’s Youth Business Loan (PMYBL) Scheme being managed by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).The MoU was signed by the NBP President, Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf and the Managing Director of Nestlé Pakistan, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A top wheat scientist from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Dr. Yue Jin, is currently visiting Pakistan to review the US-Pakistan Wheat Productivity Enhancement Programme (WPEP), a US Embassy press statement said on Friday. ...

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  • Rawalpindi - Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), Chaudhry Kabir Ahmed Khan has said that Pakistan has been blessed with great tourist attractions and there is enormous potential for development of tourism in the country. He was talking to media persons after his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Inquiry Commission on Friday summoned incumbent and the former secretaries Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on May 25 in the election rigging case.Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad will be appearing in two capacities; former chief secretary Balochistan and to represent the ...

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  • Islamabad - Speakers here on Friday called for commitment and action to halt loss of biodiversity as survival hinges on its protection and sustainability. They were addressing inaugural ceremony of an event organised to celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity at Pakistan Museum of ...

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