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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah yesterday ordered the school administrations to appoint guards for vans and rickshaws of schoolchildren. The chief justice also ordered the school education department to meet the parents to devise a policy for the registration of every ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah said that judicial officers’ performance would be evaluated by a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation mechanism and its reports would become part of their service record which shall be taken into account in the matter of ...

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  • SIALKOT-The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has registered a fraud case against six TMA officials and the owner of a private housing scheme for selling plots on the basis of fake land map issued by the administration.ACE Divisional Director Rana Abdul Shakur said that a corruption and fraud ...

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  • SIALKOT-The Social Security Department has decided to get arrested 367 industrialists in Gujranwala and Hafizabad districts as they have become chronic defaulters for not paying social security tax of their workers.They remained failed to pay the prolonged outstanding arrears worth millions of ...

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  • KAMALIA - PPP leader and former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has said that the government must register a case against the MQM former chief Altaf Hussain for daring speak against the country in desecrated language and must bring him to book.“PPP is definitely in the Sindh government but ...

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  • SAHIWAL: The three mainstream political parties - the PML-N, PPP and the PTI have awarded tickets to their prospective candidates, shaping up the final line-up for the by-election to NA-162 Chichawatni. According to sources in these parties, the ruling PML-N has awarded ticket to Ch Muhammad ...

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  • WAZIRABAD -Six armed dacoits, riding three motorcycles, deprived a property dealer of Rs3.7 million here at Hajipura Chowk the other day.According to police, property dealer Naeem Kamran withdrew Rs3.7 million from Faysal Bank branch situated at Hajipura Chowk. He came out of the bank and was on ...

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  • SIALKOT-A World Bank delegation showed keen interest in the production process of sports goods and surgical instruments during their visit to several leading industrial units in Sialkot here on Friday.Economist Nadia Rocha and Sanjay Kathuria jointly led the WB delegation. Flanked by the SCCI ...

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  • Multan-Chief of Awami Muslim League Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad declared on Friday that the month of September would bring good news for the nation.Addressing a news conference here at Multan Press Club, he added that the 22-party opposition alliance constituted to hold accountability of the rulers on ...

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  • SIALKOT- The Daska city police remained clueless about the brutal murder of a young girl, whose dead body was found from the main Bambaanwala-Ravi-Baidian (BRB) Canal.DSP Lal Muhammad Khokhar said that the senior police investigators were busy tracing out the brutal murderer with no clue or arrest ...

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  • FAISALABAD-Police recovered a seven-year-old girl who was abducted from the provincial capital three months ago. Misbah was kidnapped from Lahore some three months before and lower Mall Police station Lahore had registered a case of abduction Under Section 363/TP against unknown outlaws.However, ...

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  • Multan-Former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that those delivering speeches against Pakistan cannot be called Pakistanis and the hate speeches are just condemnable.Addressing South Punjab People’s Party workers convention here on Friday, he added that those criticizing ...

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  • Rawalpindi-Rawalpindi Cantonment Board elected Malik Munir as its new vice president yesterday. The new vice president was elected during a meeting chaired by Station Commander Brig Syed Raza Hassan. As many as four candidates Malik Munir, Haji Zafar Iqbal, Rashid Khan and Hafiz Hussain were ...

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  • LAHORE - Japanese investors are keen to enhance their investment in Pakistan which has potential and resources to become one of the biggest economic powers of Asia. This was stated by Managing Director Nikon Competition Japan Naoki Onozato while talking to LCCI Vice President Nasir Saeed here at ...

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  • KHYBER AGENCY - Secretary Law and Order FATA Secretariat Dr Attaur Rehman on Friday inaugurated first-ever Bank of Khyber (BoK) branch in Torkham border of Landikotal tehsil. Secretary Law & Order, who was chief guest on the occasion, formally cut the ribbon to open the bank. Political Agent ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) has distributed 28 more cheques of grants among the representatives of the crisis-hit SMEs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) funded project of the Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has signed an MoU with the China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan (Private) Limited (COPHC) to set up a facilitiation centre in Gwadar free zone, which will extend assistance to investors to do business in Pakistan. On ...

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  • LAHORE - Meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of National Bank of Pakistan was held on Friday at Bank’s head office in Karachi in which the BoD approved the financial statements of the bank for the half year ended June 30, 2016. Bank’s after-tax profit increased by 25.3% to Rs.9.5 ...

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  • LAHORE - ANF authorities arrested a Nigerian passenger and recovered 80 heroin filled capsules from his abdomen. On Friday Okuna Obikee a Nigerian passenger tried to board PIA’s Manchester bound flight Pk-709. During briefing process ANF authorities scanned his body and heroin filled capsules ...

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  • KHYBER AGENCY - Three bullet-riddled bodies of unidentified persons were recovered in Charmaro, Shahkas area of tehsil Jamrud on Friday. According to Khasadar Subedar Shoab Afridi, the assassinated persons had been shot dead by unknown killers somewhere and dumped their bodies in a deserted area of ...

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  • LAHORE  - A 21-year-old man was found dead in front of an under-construction plaza located on the Raiwind Road in Sundar police precincts. The police were treating the death as homicide. Police identified the deceased as Muhammad Azeem Dogar, said to be a real-estate agent and resident of the ...

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  • KARACHI - The law enforcement agencies on Friday arrested three women associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Karachi. Joint in-charge of MQM’s women wing Rabia Bibi, her daughter Ainee and party’s Burns Road sector member Sumaira Bibi were arrested during separate raids. The ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif met Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag in Istanbul yesterday and it was agreed to improve healthcare system in Punjab with the cooperation of Turkey. The chief minister paid tributes to the Turk leadership and unprecedented struggle of Turk people in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - To bring about radical changes in the overall healthcare infrastructure, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday gave formal approval to the construction of 39 state-of-the-art hospitals across the country on war footing. Nawaz Sharif was given a comprehensive briefing on ‘Prime ...

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  • LAHORE - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rasheed will inaugurate the 16th Textile Asia International Exhibition being held at Lahore Expo Centre from August 27 to 29. The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) is organising ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders Faisal Vawda and Imran Ismail escaped an attack here on Friday. Both the leaders were attacked near city’s Delhi Colony area but remained unharmed as their vehicle was bullet-proof. Both were on the way after returning from the National ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - All the independent power producers (IPPs) have been paid more than 100 percent of their billed amounts during last financial year. Meanwhile, a spokesman of the Minister of Water and Power has strongly rebutted IPPs forum’s statement, carried in a section of print media, that ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party has approved development scheme of irrigation sector with an estimated cost of Rs. 91.568 million. The scheme was approved in the 13th meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2016-17, presided over by the Punjab Chairman P&D Board Muhammad ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) have reached an agreement regarding the parameters for cross-adjustment/verification of claim of input tax in light of the memorandum of understanding signed between the two authorities on March 13, 2014. In response to ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Stock Exchange continued its bullish momentum on Friday as the 100-share index gained 134.60 points (0.34%) to close at 39,926.70 points. In the automobile sector, INDU gained 1.22% as the company declared better than expected FY16 result. In its financial result, company posted ...

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