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  • Karachi-Pakistan’s biggest and much anticipated family festival, Masala Family Festival 2017, Karachi, organized by HUM Network Limited culminated with thunderous applause by the audiences in appreciation of the organisers here in the metropolitan. The two-day Festival held at the Expo ...

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  • GUJRAT-The building of the Municipal Corporation (MC) has been renovated and the road in front of it widened.The building was established in 1919 and approximately Rs2 million had been spent in its renovation. According to a plaque installed at the building, then Gujrat deputy commissioner H.S ...

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  • SIALKOT-Ms Belinda Lewis, British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi, yesterday said that the UK will continue supporting Pakistani businessmen, assuring full cooperation and technical assistance for strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries.Ms Belinda Lewis was addressing ...

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  • SARGODHA-An enlightening and thought-provoking seminar regarding importance of rule of law held at the Lincolns Corners of University of Sargodha here on Monday.According to the university management, UoS VC Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed presided over the seminar. Professor Roberts Nichols, a prolific and ...

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  • MULTAN-An unscheduled mock terror exercise here in District Police Lines terrified parents, citizens and residents of the areas along Kutchehri Road on Monday. Heavy police contingents in anti-terrorist gear blocked the road from three spots while ambulances, police vans and bomb disposal squad ...

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  • NOORPUR THAL-The Police Department is rendering invaluable services for the protection of life and property of the common and the effective steps taken to control crimes have brought down the ratio of crime.Khushab District Police Officer Waqas Hassan stated while addressing an open court held here ...

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  • GUJRAT-The district administration declared 58 restaurants, fruit and vegetables markets, banquet halls, shopping plazas, petrol stations, hotels and electronics centres across the district as the most sensitive points in view of the prevailing security situation.As per recommendations of the law ...

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  • KAMALIA-The social figures and lawyer community stressed the need for the establishment of the Lahore High Court bench at Faisalabad. In conversation with this correspondent here, office-bearers of Jakhar Welfare Society and Kamalia Bar Association said that the petitioners have to travel to the ...

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  • SIALKOT-The government has released special development funds of Rs3.25 billion for the reconstruction and dualisation of Sialkot-Pasrur Road, Rs1.30 billion for the reconstruction of Daska-Pasrur-Narowal Road.Similarly, the government has released Rs350 million for construction of ...

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  • KASUR-The police claimed to have arrested 29 suspects besides four proclaimed offenders during a vigorous crackdown conducted under National Action Plan across the district.According to police, DSP (headquarters) Hassan Daniyal Bashir supervised the operation in Kasur city, DSP (Chunian) Ashfaq ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR-The menace of child labour has reached a critical level as hundreds of such cases have surfaced in different areas of Bahawalpur.However, the government is doing nothing as actions are being taken only in papers, said local people demanding the government high-ups take note of the ...

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  • RAHIM YAR KHAN-Rescue 1122 is focusing on minimising the rate of road traffic accidents as it has conducted a research regarding the accidents occurred in the last six months across district Rahim Yar Khan. DEO Abdul Sattar said that the objective of the research was to find out the causes of ...

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  • Islamabad-Miss Itrat Batool, student of the Rawal Institute of Health Sciences Lehterar Road secured first position in 4th year annual 2016 MBBS examination organised by the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University. Her overall result stands at 89 per cent. Miss Batool attributed her ...

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  • Islamabad-Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Monday held a national business conference for the promotion of applied research and its link with the industry to seek a workable solution of economic challenges of the country. The conference was jointly organised by the Higher Education Commission ...

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  • islamabad-Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) on Monday initiated second phase of teachers training Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme.  Under the programme, 2100 teachers will be trained in second phase while in first phase teachers from 22 schools have ...

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  • Karachi-TONI&GUY South Pakistan by Saeeda Mandviwalla will present a Fashion forward look for this upcoming Spring/Summer17, which will be revealed at FPW. The Creative Artistic Director of TONI&GUY SouthPakistan will present Hair Fashion Scout II, which will be a step forward in Hair, ...

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  • Karachi-Masarrat Misbah Makeup, Pakistan’s first Halal certified makeup brand, has re-launched its weightless, high quality, matte finish Halal MM Silk Foundation. The new MM Silk Foundation tunes into your skin’s needs, controls oil and moisturizes your skin for a long-wearing, ...

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  • LAHORE-The 97th annual sports of Government Islamia College Railway Road Lahore commenced here at the college premises on Monday. College Principal Prof Tahir Javed along with Chairman Sports Prof Javed Akhtar inaugurated the event. Vice principal Prof Anwar Saeed, Dean of Arts Prof Dr Ghazanfar ...

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  • Rawalpindi - Regional Police Officer (RPO) Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja has awarded punishments of different nature to different police officers and officials on charges of negligence, corruption and misuse of power. He awarded punishment to four police officers and two constables on Monday. According ...

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  • Islamabad - Capital Development Authority (CDA) has submitted request to lodge FIRs against five CDA officials for submission of fake degrees, said the CDA officials on Monday. FIRs will be lodged against Qaiser Naseer, Francis Shehzad, Zuriat Waseem, Akaash Masih and Syed Zain ul Abaideen. Qaiser ...

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  • Islamabad - The law enforcing agencies on Monday held 28 persons in two separate search operations in Sector G-7 and Sohan area of the city. The search operation was conducted in the area of Faisal Colony, Sector G-7 and surrounding area of Police Station Aabpara near media houses and Sohan area in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly’s standing committee on commerce on Monday directed that members from all Provincial Governments should be included in Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO) policy board. The Committee was briefed on the working and functioning of the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Monday decided to go ahead with its plan of conducting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final here at the Gaddafi Stadium on March 5. It was decided in a meeting held in Dubai between the Pakistan Super League (PSL) management and the owners of the team ...

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  • KARACHI - The Sindh Rangers claimed on Monday to have killed seven more suspected terrorists in an encounter on the outskirt of the city. The encounter took place in the wee hours on Sunday. According to the Rangers spokesperson, intelligence sources reported that some hardcore terrorists were ...

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  • Islamabad - The total recovery made by the Department of Auditor General of Pakistan (DAGP) in 2015-16 was Rs81 billion as compared to Rs40 billion in the preceding year, which shows an increase of 100 percent in recoveries. “The benefit-cost ratio of audits conducted by the department has ...

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  • KARACHI - Stocks closed bearish on first trading day on Monday, amid pressure in energy and fertiliser stocks post major earning announcements at PSX, the benchmark shares index closed down 446.59 points or (0.9 percent). Volatility prevailed in the market during the first half of the trading ...

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  • KARACHI - At least 1,395 graduates received degrees at the 21st Convocation of Hamdard University at the Madinat al-Hikmah Campus here the other day. Hamdard University Chancellor Sadia Rashid presided over the convocation. Speaking on the occasion, she congratulated the graduating students and ...

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  • KARACHI - K-Electric has initialled a 25-year Energy Purchase Agreement (EPA) for the 50MW solar power project with Oursun Pakistan. The agreement was signed by Dale Sinkler, chief generation & transmission officer of K-Electric and Nadeem Babar, chief executive officer of Oursun Pakistan, ...

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  • KARACHI - President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo, while referring to numerous requests received from KCCI members, urged the government on Monday to timely settle the pending sales tax refunds claims in order to save manufacturers-cum-exporters, ...

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  • KARACHI - The Milli Yakjehti Council, Sindh has strongly condemned the suicide attack at Sehwan Sharif and demanded that the government take solid measures instead of paying lip service to the issue. Addressing a press conference after a meeting, Council’s Sindh President and Jamaat-e-Islami ...

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