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  • LAHORE - Heavy police contingents were deployed in Lahore as police launched a major security sweep in Raiwind to ward off protesters near the Prime Minister’s house. Police sources fear a stampede like situation at the venue – Adda Plot– where huge crowds are expected but the ...

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  • islamabad - The National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) have recovered huge quantity of illegal arms and ammunition from a vehicle, the police said yesterday. As per details, the police received information through Help Line (130) that a Mehran car bearing registration number (RI-344) ...

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  • islamabad - Islamabad police along with Pakistan Rangers and other security agencies on Thursday conducted search operation in various areas of Secretariat Police Station and arrested three suspects. According to details, officials of Islamabad police, Pak Rangers and other security agencies ...

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  • rawalpindi - Rawalpindi Arts Council arranged a family stage play “Bane Gey Hum Sahara” in connection with National Action Plan yesterday. The play was written by Rana Kashif and directed by QAmin Shahzada. Members Punjab Assembly Raja Hanif Advocate, Tehseen Fawad and Lubna Rehan ...

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  •  LAHORE -  A three-day international Endoscopic Ultrasound workshop by the Lahore General Hospital with collaboration of Asian Ultrasound Group started on Thursday at a local hotel. Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameeruddin Medical College Prof Ghiasud Din Tayyab presided ...

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  • LAHORE - A father of three yesterday was stabbed to death by his relatives over property dispute in Sabzazar police precincts. The body was moved to the morgue for autopsy. Police identified the victim as 35-year-old Hafiz Maqsood Sarwar, a resident of Awan Town. The family told the police that ...

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  • LAHORE -  A retired officer of Election Commission of Pakistan who was allegedly kept detained at a mental hospital by her maternal-nephew was produced before the Lahore High Court yesterday. Dr Nasir Mahmood, Medical Superintendent of Punjab Institute of Mental Health, produced Farhat Khan in ...

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  •  LAHORE -  The Punjab Higher Education Commission yesterday held its 7th meeting to address the issues of unlawful sub-campuses, affiliations, and franchises of private sector Degree Awarding Institutions in the province. The meeting was chaired by PHEC Chairperson Prof Dr Mohammad ...

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  •  LAHORE - The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad ended its sit-in outside Punjab Assembly on Wednesday late night after the farmers were assured that their long standing demands would be addressed. The PKI body held talks with a provincial minister before ending their protest. Ittehad’s general ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) unanimously elected Javed Kayani as chairman on Thursday. Kayani has served the association as its provincial chairman (Punjab zone) for two terms. The association also elected Ahsan Latif as provincial chairman (Punjab Zone) and Nauman Ahmed ...

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  •  LAHORE -  The Oxford University Press (OUP) yesterday launched its recent publication ‘A History of the Judiciary in Pakistan’ authored by seasoned lawyer Hamid Khan. The book is an in-depth study of the chequered judicial history of Pakistan since partition. It includes ...

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  • LAHORE:- Fawad Alam will lead the PCB Patrons XI team against West Indies in a Day-Night game scheduled to be held in Sharjah from October 7 to 9. PCB chief selector Inzamamul Haq, in consultation with the national selection committee, has finalised and announced the 13-member team, which includes ...

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  •  LAHORE -  A major tax evasion by a ghee manufacturer was busted by the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation Inland Revenue Lahore after they raided the Hunza Group of Industries’ Sawera Ghee Manufacturing unit situated in Muslim Town. Sources in the intelligence wing of ...

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  • PESHAWAR - A joint caravan of PTI workers from across the province will be led by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to attend a march on Raiwind scheduled for Friday (today) on the call of PTI Chief Imran Khan. Some of the processions from KP, led by PTI’s regional Presidents ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court yesterday allowed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf to hold peaceful Raiwind march. A full bench headed by acting chief justice Shahid Hameed Dar, Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq and Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan announced the reserved the verdict on petitions regarding PTI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Capital Development Authority took possession of National Cricket Ground, Islamabad and decided to launch FIR against National Cricket Ground administration for trying to create hurdles, unlocking main gate and breaking the seal. The CDA had sent a number of notices to Islamabad Cricket ...

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  • LAHORE - Senior politicians and former diplomats believe Pakistan has limited options to respond to the Indian offensive on the LoC and the diplomatic front. Speaking on the postponement of Saarc Summit, former foreign minister Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali said that Pakistan had limited options to ...

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  • PESHAWAR - International Jury has selected city of Peshawar for Townscape Awards 2016 titled as ‘City Beautification and Uplift Programme’ which is recognition of the efforts towards improving the living condition of the people of Peshawar. Award giving ceremony will be held in Yinchan ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to adopt aggressive strategy including launching of legal offensive to press the centre for the early formulation of the 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. It was decided that finance minister, NFC committee members including Professor ...

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  • LAHORE - A top Chinese energy official has appreciated the pace of work on the energy projects being carried out in Punjab under the leadership of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, sources said. After his recent visit to Punjab, Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) Vice Administrator Li ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the target of providing two hundred thousand students of Punjab with scholarships will soon be achieved. The volume of Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) set up in 2008 with a sum of Rs1b will reach Rs20b this year to help poor but ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Reviewing the overall internal and external security situation especially in the backdrop of rising Indo-Pak tension, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif brushed aside the Indian threat of unilaterally revoking the Indus Water Treaty saying that the treaty was brokered by the World ...

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  • AHMEDPUR EAST- District administration has sanctioned a special grant of Rs 28.5 million for lying new sewerage lines in City Ahmedpur East and Uchsharif Town. A Rs 20 million has been allocated for the lying new sewerage pipelines in Ahmedpur East city while Rs8.5 million earmarked for Uchsharif ...

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  • HAFIZABAD- Patients faced great ordeal due to disconnection of electricity supply to the District Headquarters Hospital for hours as the administration owed three-month bill to Gepco.The DHQ administration had failed to deposit the electricity bills worth Rs1.3 million for the past three months. ...

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  • GUJRANWALA - Students of different schools took out a rally to express solidarity with the Pak Army against India here the other day.The rally started from Zero Point and ended at Pondanwala Chowk. The participants were chanting slogans against India and vowed to lay down their lives to defend the ...

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  • MULTAN-Amidst the tall claims made by the Punjab food minister on Wednesday, a district administration team unearthed and sealed a factory manufacturing ghee from the remains of animals and arrested 16 persons.The District Task Force for Food also recovered a big cache of bones, fats, intestines ...

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  • SIALKOT-The Education Department has detected 147 male and female absentees deputed in different government schools in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils.District Monitoring Officer (DMO) Aamir Raza said that these teachers were getting salaries while remaining absent from their duties ...

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  • GUJRANWALA- The district police have adopted appropriate measures to protect the lives and properties of the citizens, said City Police Officer Waqas Nazir.An all-out effort would be made to eliminate terrorism from the society, he added. The problems being faced by the police force will be ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR-Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that peace march would be held on 9th of Muharram at all the district headquarters in the province.The peace marches would be participated by elected representatives, high ups of the local district administration, members of peace ...

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  • SADIQABAD -The government should allocate special quota for the mediamen and also issue cards under the Prime Minister Health Programme to provide them free healthcare.Speakers stated at a seminar organised here at Sadiqabad Press Club the other day. Press Club President Rana Javed and Secretary ...

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