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  • ISLAMABAD - Unidentified persons attacked senior journalist and Waqt News anchor Matiullah Jan near Bhara Kahu when he was on his way to his residence on Sunday. The unidentified persons riding a motorbike suddenly appeared from a street near Shahpur Bridge in the area of Bhara Kahu and threw a ...

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  • KHANEWAL-The Lahore High Court's Multan bench has sought the relevant record in a case filed by a woman for the acquisition of the land of Govt Post Graduate College Khanewal, claiming that she was the real owner of the land.The court has adjourned the hearing for November 14, 2017. After 60 years ...

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  • ZAFARWAL-Narowal Deputy Commissioner Ali Annan Qamar and DPO Hafiz Kashif along with officials of the tehsil municipal administration visited border areas near Sakroor and Lahri villages, affected by shelling by Indian armed forces.On the occasion, the DC briefed the media that the administration ...

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  • SHARAQPUR- A handful of terrorists or the peace-breakers cannot defeat police backed by the masses, Sheikhupura DPO Sarfraz Ahmed Virk stated at an open court. He said that those destroying peace of the society would soon be eliminated. The DPO highlighted sacrifices rendered by policemen for ...

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  • SIALKOT-Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid assured the Indian shelling victims in Sialkot border villages that their financial compensation would be doubled upon the arrival of the prime minister from London.Talking the affected people, he said that the government was actively considering a proposal ...

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  • NOORPUR THAL-Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) provincial general secretary Bilal Qudrat Butt has called on the Muslims to mould their lives truly in accordance with the teaching of Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) and the Quran for their salvation in the world and the hereafter.Addressing a public gathering at Rangpur ...

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  • HAFIZABAD-All-out efforts would be made to maintain peace and intersect harmony in the district during the forthcoming holy month of Muharram, Acting Deputy Commissioner Allah Ditta Warraich said. Addressing a meeting of District Peace Committee, the DC said that law violators would be dealt with ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH-The Punjab government has approved the expansion of a graveyard along Toba-Gojra Bypass Road. It will be an extension of already existing graveyard "Kabutraan wala Qabristaan". It will cover an area of 50 kanal state land. On proposal from Assistant Commissioner Gojra Asif Ali Dogar, ...

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  • KAMALIA-PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari snubbed All Pakistan Muslim League chief Pervez Musharraf's recent allegations against him and termed the allegations a pack of lies.He was addressing a press conference after offering condolences on the death of PPP leader Khalid Ahmed Kharal at the Kharal ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-A three-day leadership training programme for women concluded with the firm resolve to pitch for their vibrant participation in the national and regional politics. It was the third workshop in a series which was held in Muzaffarabad city wherein a group of 30 women participated from ...

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  • SADIQABAD-The PML-N has been playing its due role in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, said MNA Raees Mehboob.Talking to The Nation here the other day, he said that decision of making Kulsoom Nawaz prime minister depends upon the party leadership. He stated that PML-N victory in NA-120 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Post is all set to start mobile money transfer solution under public-private partnership. According to officials, Pakistan Post will convert its all manual money transfer services into latest digital system which will meet international standards. The services include pension, ...

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  • SIALKOT-Owning to continuous Indian shelling in the border villages, the residents of border areas are forced to spend sleepless nights under the open sky in the local fields where they lack food and even basic facilities.The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has been targeting their houses ...

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  • LAHORE:- Pakistan Cricket Board Sunday unveiled the logos for Pakistan-Sri Lanka series here at Gaddafi Stadium. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, PCB director media Amjad Hussain and a galaxy of sponsors were present on the occasion, where the logos of Test, ODI and T20 series were unveiled ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad has said that immediate measures would be needed to strengthen the agriculture sector as the landholding would further divide down and the number of small farmers was alarmingly increasing and would cross 90 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has a big test of his leadership qualities. “The Sri Lanka Test series will be a big test of leadership qualities of new Test captain Sarfraz Ahmed. I am sure, as a young captain, he is determined and has a good team ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS -  Member Rabita Committee of MQM-P and MPA Dr Zafar Ahmed Kamali has alleged that local officers of education department, including director education, treated the Urdu speaking teachers and other academic staff as prisoners and showed their prejudice towards them. He was talking ...

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  • KHAIRPUR  - One worker was critically injured due to a cylinder blast at a CNG station.  According to details, a cylinder suddenly exploded at Ali CNG station, near Sui Gas stop at Mehran National Highway due to which one worker, Irshad Ali, of Punjab, was critically injured. He was ...

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  • LAHORE - National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq yesterday said there was no provision in the constitution for a national government to govern the country as an interim arrangement.  Talking to media in his constituency, he said no political party will accept such an arrangement as an alternative ...

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  • Kandhkot  - Kashmore police on Sunday claimed to have arrested four bootleggers red-handed along with two big drums of locally manufactured wine.  According to Kashmore Police Spokesman Nadar Channa, a police party, led by Station House Officer (SHO) Mohammed Siddique Odho, raided a house ...

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  • KARACHI -  Provincial Home Minister Sohail Anwar Khan Siyal has issued directives to police to ensure deployment of heavy police force under Muharram contingency plan in order to ensure extraordinary security measures in the province. He issued these directives while reviewing Muharram ...

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  • KARACHI -  Three-day single country Thailand Exhibition successfully concluded here on Sunday as 45 companies showcased their new range of products by making business deals with local distributors and dealers. Thousands of visitors including women availed the opportunity to get direct access ...

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  • KARACHI - A restaurant was gutted into flames when a fire broke out at a multi-storey building in Karachi’s Boat Basin area early Sunday morning. The fire broke out at around 8:30am at a ground floor of a 14-storey building in Boat Basin locality. Reacting on information, fire tenders from ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) PS-112 MPA Khurrum Sher Zaman slammed price control authorities of both the Sindh Food Department and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) for not being able to curtail price increases at retail level of essential commodities since Eidul Azha. Karachi ...

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  • KARACHI - The bodies of three labourers, including two brothers, who had lost their lives while working in a factory in Korangi on Saturday night, were sent to their hometown on Sunday. Around three labourers had died after falling into fish processing unit’s chemical tank in Korangi within ...

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  • Karachi - Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Sunday said he wanted to work with Sindh government, but added it was the duty of Sindh chief minister to sit with him for solving city problems.  “Presently the biggest issue of Karachi is the sewerage system for which KWSB officials will be ...

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  • Karachi -  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he has asked the spiritual leader of Dawoodi Jamaat Syedna Aliqadar Mufaddal Saifuddin to spend Muharramul Harram in the city and address his majlis and he has consented to his request. He was talking to media men just after ...

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  • KHYBER AGENCY - The Tribesmen stressed the government to introduce reforms before October 9 in the tribal belt and announce merging Federally Administered Tribal Areas into Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa; otherwise they would stage sit-in in Islamabad. In a gathering held on Sunday in Paka Tara area of tehsil ...

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  • LAHORE - People have lost trust in the judiciary, claims Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan secretary general Shah Awais Noorani. In a statement issued on Sunday, Awais also said the performance of PTI government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was disappointing and that the “sit-in party” had crossed all ...

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  • LAHORE - Flight operation at the Lahore airport remained disturbed on Sunday, as 21 flights were cancelled or delayed, said an official of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). At least 17 flights were cancelled and four others delayed. Among the cancelled ones, most of the flights were of PIA and ...

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