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  • LAHORE - Former President Asif Ali Zardari yesterday said that the border management with Afghanistan with mutual consultation was vital for peace in the region. He believed that it will also help resolve the issues of militancy and terrorism. The former President stated this while commenting on ...

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  • NOORPUR THAL-The promotion of education is essential for the regional development thus special steps are being taken for the purpose in tehsil Noorpur Thal, an officer claimed on Thursday. A roadmap has been devised for the promotion and development of education so the teachers follow the roadmap ...

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  • KAMALIA-The US wants everlasting terrorism and riots in Pakistan as its interests cannot be fulfilled if peace prevails in the region thus it can never be a friend of Pakistan, JUI-F leader Senator Hamadullah.During a press conference, he said, "Institutions do more corruption in the country than ...

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  • KASUR-Citizens demanded the district administration to conduct effective fumigation in all union councils of the district, complaining that with the arrival of summer, mosquitoes have made their nights restless.During a survey conducted by The Nation, residents of different UCs said that with the ...

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  • Islamabad-Islamabad police have arrested nine Afghan nationals for their illegal stay in the country besides six other outlaws from various areas of the city, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The Afghan nationals have been identified as Hikmat, Jameel Khan, Akram Khan, Saeed, Dilawar Khan, Bilal, ...

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  • SARGODHA: A landlord raped five-year-old girl of his tenant here in suburban village 125 on Sunday.Father of the affected minor girl told the police that his landlord Nasrullah took his five-year-old daughter to sugarcane field where he raped the minor. He said that due to the inhumane act, ...

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  • MULTAN-PML-Q stalwart and former deputy premier Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi yesterday declared that whatever verdict on Panamagate case comes, it certainly will "clear fate of the rulers." "The entire nation is eyeing Supreme Court for Panamagate case verdict, which definitely, will be a milestone in ...

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  • LAHORE-Master Paints (Black) emerged as title winners of the Bank of Punjab (BoP) Polo Cup 2017 after routing Dollar East/Newage by 7-4½ in the final played here at the Lahore Polo Club on Sunday. Sufi M Haris was hero of the day for Master Paints (Black) as he not only slammed tremendous ...

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  • LAHORE-Shoaib Team won the 15th Balijee Bridge Championship here at the bridge tables of Lahore Gymkhana on Sunday. The event, which was sponsored by Yummy Milk Products, lured the best bridge players of the country to this bridge playing arena which could be graded as one of the remarkable ones in ...

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  • KARACHI -  At least 12 people were wounded in a hand grenade attack in Lyari late on Saturday night. The incident occurred in Brohi Mohalla, Singu Lane, Lyari in the precincts of Chakiwara Police Station. The injured were taken to Civil Hospital, Karachi for medical treatment. One of the ...

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  • KARACHI -  Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman has said that his party’s sit-in against K-Electric and the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) will mark start of its mass campaign for provision of civic facilities to Karachiites. The JI has already ...

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  • KARACHI -  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Karachi General Secretary Senator Saeed Ghani on Sunday said that his party wanted free and fair census in the country and it had moved courts to ensure transparency in the process. “We will not accept the final outcome of the ongoing census ...

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  • KARACHI - Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Director General Syed Nasir Abbas said on Sunday that a committee had been formed to regularise the services of work-charge employees. He stated this while addressing the KDA employees at a ceremony at KDA Officers Club where he laid the foundation ...

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  • KARACHI - City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Sunday that the plan of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) to win the next general elections would remain a mere dream, as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) would clean-sweep all constituencies of the Sindh province by forging an electoral ...

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  • KARACHI -  Body of a Karachi University employee was found in a water tank in the residential area at the varsity on Sunday. According to police, the deceased was identified as Niaz Ahmed, 40. He is survived by two sons and a daughter. He was posted at the KU Administration Department as a ...

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  • KARACHI -  Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair said on Sunday that any nation was dependent on its human resource, especially people having technical expertise in different fields. He said this while speaking at an event at Governor’s House where he distributed toolkits to the youth who had ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the concerned departments to take drastic measures to provide clean water to the people of the province. He issued this directive while presiding over a meeting on provision of clean water to the people of the province. The meeting was ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Bernd Hildenbrand has said that airline has saved millions of rupees during one year by refurbishing Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and passenger transport vehicles. He expressed these remarks while talking to senior PIA management after ...

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  • LAHORE -  The market continued to display a jittery texture during the week, albeit closing up 1.2 percent WoW at 48,971 points. Average daily volumes showed an improvement of 39 percent WoW, rising to 258 million shares. However, the volumes remained well below FY17TD average daily volumes of ...

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  • JHABBRAN - Effective economic policies of the government have put the country on the path to prosperity and the day is no far off when Pakistan will emerge as a major economic power of South Asia within next 15 years. Federal Minister for Defence Production and Science and Technology Rana Tanveer ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR -  Being personnel of a law enforcement agency is nothing but a blessing of the Almighty as no any job can be superior than protecting life, honour and property of the common man by putting oneself life in danger, Punjab IG Police Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera declared. Addressing a ...

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  • AHMEDPUR EAST -  The PML-N lawmaker claimed to have executed several development projects worth Rs1.9 billion in his constituency PP-269 during the last four years. Talking to media, MPA Sardar Malik Khalid Mehmood Warran expressed gratitude to Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for ...

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  • DERA GHAZI KHAN -  The Public Health Nursing School (PHNS) here is facing many problems due to mismanagement, malpractices, and the shortage of teachers and administrative staff because 18 posts are lying vacant since long. Hundreds of PHNS students are getting substandard professional ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR - Fourteen medical stores and clinics were sealed and samples sent to the laboratories for test during a crackdown conducted on the dealers of fake and substandard medicines last month. The dealers of fake and substandard medicines are the enemies of humanity thus crackdown on such ...

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  • SIALKOT - Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ch Ehsan Iqbal yesterday described the youth as most precious asset to the nation and future of the country, saying that the government will encourage talented youth at every stage to prepare true future architects. He was addressing the ...

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  • WAZIRABAD - A sum of Rs120 million will be spent on the development of roads and drains in the five union councils of Wazirabad City during the current fiscal year. The work will be completed by laying tough tiles, said MPA Shaukat Manzoor while talking to newsmen informally at Wazirabad. He stated ...

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  • LAHORE - The entire PTI leadership yesterday celebrated the victory of its candidate Naseem Zehra in a bye-election held in ward no-6 of Lahore cantonment. PTI Chief Imran Khan, Vice-Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Secretary General Jehangir Tareen have congratulated the lady who has been elected ...

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  •   GUJRANWALA: Struggling for country's development should be our first and foremost priority to take it to the heights of prosperity. Chamber of Education and Schools Chairman Ch Muhammad Jamil said while addressing a ceremony held in connection with March 23 here. A large number of students, ...

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  • Islamabad - An eleven-member parliamentary delegation headed by National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq reached Ankara as part of a four-day visit. According to the National Assembly Secretariat, the delegation was received at the airport by Secretary General of Turkish Parliament and Deputy ...

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  • LAHORE - Police Sunday shot dead two most-wanted criminals during an armed encounter which took place in Factory Area police precincts. Lahore SP CIA Tariq Elahi Mastoi said the bandits were involved in the killings of three police officers. He said that the criminals had become a symbol of terror ...

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