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  • N man expects best out come of PM China visit

    NOORPUR THAL - PML-N Youth Wing Sargodha Division General Secretary Malik Muhammad Khalid Awan claimed that the recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to China will help to usher in a new era of prosperity and development in the country.  In a statement here on Sunday, he said that the ...

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  • Dubai-returned trader gunned down over monetary issue

    HAFIZABADA Dubai-returned local businessman was shot at and killed in Mubarak Colony here in broad daylight on Sunday, as a sequel to a monetary dispute. The police have registered a case against Iftikhar Shah, his wife Samina Iram, Khurram Mumtaz alias Bokhari Shah alias Double Shah and have ...

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  • RTA, protesters expose each other’s illegalities

    MANDI BAHAUDDINThe transporters’ wheel-jam strike here enters the fourth day on Saturday as they refused to accept the fares reduced in the wake of the decrease in the petroleum products’ rates.The strike had started when the District Regional Transport Authority fined them for ...

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  • Children’s Day observed

    SANGLA HILLAiming to create awareness among the masses about children’s right to education, Universal Children’s Day was observed here the other day.In this connection, Anjuman Taraki-e-Niswan (ATN) organised a seminar at Children Academic Centre. Addressing the seminar, ATN chairperson ...

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  • Another kid raises death toll to 20

    SARGODHAAmidst death of another infant raising death toll to 20 in the last six days, Sargodha Division Health Services Director Dr Najamul Hassan has assumed the additional charge of medical superintendent of Divisional Headquarters Hospital.Dr Iqbal Sami has been suspended on Chief Minister ...

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  • Hurriyat leaders’ arrests expose India’s frustration

    MIRPUR (AJK)Jammu and Kashmir National Front Vice President and APHC Altaf Ahmed Wani denounced the arrest spree launched by Indian police against Hurriyat leaders in the occupied valley, and termed the action undemocratic and flagrant violation of human rights.Talking to newsmen, the Kashmiri ...

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  • Prosperity a stone’s throw away, govt claims imply

    SIALKOTFederal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhamamd Asif said the country was successfully moving towards the goal of economic and political stability, and national prosperity.Addressing the party workers at PML-N House Sialkot city, he said that the political agenda of the PML-N ...

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  • FCCI stresses overhaul of foundry

    FAISALABAD - Foundry, the second largest sector of the local industry after textile, needs immediate steps for its upgradation to bring it at par with the international standards, said the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.FCCI President Engineer Rizwan Ashraf was addressing an ...

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  • Three of same family among 7 fall prey to mishaps

    SHEIKHUPURASeven persons including three of the same family including a woman were killed and three others sustained injuries in various accidents and mishaps in different areas over the past 24 hours.As per details, an auto rickshaw, on board passengers, was on the way to a village on Faisalabad ...

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  • ‘N impersonators’ con women out of savings

    KHANEWAL -Dozens of women from Kabirwala staged a protest demonstration outside Press Club over a fraud by under the guise of a fake PML-N labour wing, it is learnt.The protesters including Safera Abid and Husena Manzor said that in the name of PML-N labour wing, Qaisra Hayat and her companions had ...

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  • Tax relaxation to lift sale of local tractors

    LAHORE After experiencing a sharp fall in last few years, the sale of locally assembled tractors in the country is expected to rebound due to government support and improving rural economyAccording to industry experts, in Federal Budget FY15, govt announced reduction in General Sales Tax (GST) from ...

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  • Less remittances, exports lower current account deficit to $347m

    LAHOREFollowing 19 per cent lower remittances, 5 per cent drop in exports and absence of Coalition Support Funds (CSF) the current account slipped further to a deficit of $347 million in Oct 2014 against Sept 2014 deficit of $79 million. Statistics show that overall Balance of Payments (BoP) booked ...

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  • Rs40m donated to LGH

    LAHORE - The Lahore General Hospital arranged a ceremony to Dr Sarfaraz Islam, a philanthropist lady settled in the US who donated Rs 40 million for upgradation of dialysis centre. Principal PGMI and LGH Prof Anjum Habib Vohra, President PMA Lahore Dr Tanveer Anwar, Prof Ahmad Salman Waris, Prof ...

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  • Manufacturers of spurious medicines caught

    LAHORE  - Following the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Lahore police raided a pharmaceutical factory in Raiwind and arrested its top administration for supplying substandard, adulterated, and spurious medicines to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Hafizabad. A ...

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  • Elevated Expressway challenged

    LAHORE - The residents of Nonarian have filed a writ petition in the Lahore High Court against the project of Elevated Expressway along with bus station and allied facilities from main Boulevard, Gulberg, Jail Road, to Motorway M2 recently announced by the Punjab government.The petitioners have ...

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  • ETPB chairman wins union’s heart

    LAHORE - The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) chairman has won the hearts of employees who have appreciated his decision of initiating an operation against illegal occupants of board properties.Employees’ union secretary general Abdul Waheed Khan has said that this decision would safeguard ...

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  • ‘Effects of Diabetes on Fetus’ discussed

    LAHORE - Sakina Institute of Diabetes & Endocrine Research Centre (SiDER) organised an inclusive talk on the "Effects of Diabetes on Fetus" with Prof Gerald Mason at Shalamar Medical & Dental College. Prof Yasmin Rashid was the Chief Guest. Large number of consultants and nurses attended ...

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  • Couple found strangled to death

    LAHORE - A newlywed couple was found strangled from an open plot in Manga Mandi area, police said on Sunday.Investigators believe the couple was strangled to death by their relatives in the name of ‘honour’.24-year-old Yaseen and 20-year-old Nabeela had contracted love marriage couple ...

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  • CTO set to check one-wheeling

    Rawalpindi - Shoaib Khurram Janbaz, SSP/chief traffic officer (CTO), has said that city traffic police are launching grand operation against one-wheeling and the motorcycles crafted for the dangerous purpose.To discourage the game of death, the CTO said, special squads have also been constituted ...

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  • 9,459 vehicles barred from entering highways

    Islamabad - The National Highways & Motorway Police barred thousands of different types of unfit vehicles from plying on highways and motorways.During a campaign against the unfit vehicles, 9,459 motor vehicles in total were barred from entering highways and motorways, says a press release ...

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  • Two missing brothers’ bodies found along IJP Road

    Islamabad - Islamabad police on Sunday recovered bullet-riddled dead bodies of two real brothers, who had been missing since Saturday last, from a green belt along the IJ Principal Road.According to the local police, the dead bodies of M Nouman (15) and M Asad (8) were found from the green belt ...

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  • USEFP celebrates intl edu week with style

    Islamabad - The Education USA centres at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrated the 15th International Education Week (IEW) with style, says a USEFP press release issued here on Sunday. A new event titled “USEFP’s Got Talent” was launched to ...

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  • Man dies, seven hurt in road mishaps

    Rawalpindi - A 40-year-old man died and eight others sustained critical injuries in two different traffic mishaps here on Sunday.Rescue 1122 shifted the dead and the injured to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for post mortem and treatment.According to details, a vehicle hit a motorcycle at ...

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  • Pakistanis advance in $25,000 Dubai Squash Cup

    ISLAMABAD - Asian Senior Individual Squash champion Aamir Atlas Khan stunned fourth 4th seed Nafizwan Adnan 3-2 in the $25,000 Dubai Cup 2014 first round match in Dubai on Sunday. While three other Pakistanis, Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Mehboob and Tayyab Aslam also registered victories in the first ...

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  • Hamza clinches Governor’s Cup Golf title

    LAHORE - Hamza Mansoor of Lahore Gymkhana clinched the 31st Millat Tractors Governor’s Cup Golf Tournament title which concluded here at the Lahore Gymkhana golf course on Sunday. At the start of the last round, Hamza was three strokes behind leader Jamal Nasir but bounced back in style and ...

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  • PM to attend Saarc summit on 26th

    ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will participate in the two-day SAARC Summit scheduled to start in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 26.The theme of the Summit is “Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity”.The Foreign Office spokesperson, in a statement here Sunday, said ...

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  • Imran using public money for political campaigning: Pervaiz

    ISLAMABAD - Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan of using public money to pursue his political campaigning.Rashid, while addressing a press conference in Islamabad, said that the airplane used by Imran for his ongoing ...

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  • Another kid’s death raises toll to 20

    SARGODHA - Amidst death of another infant raising death toll to 20 in the last six days, Sargodha Division Health Services Director Dr Najamul Hassan has assumed the additional charge of medical superintendent of Divisional Headquarters Hospital.Dr Iqbal Sami has been suspended on Chief Minister ...

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  • Pak traders can avail business opportunities in Turkey: Diplomat

    ISLAMABAD - Commercial Attaché of Turkey Rohi Denies has said that there are adequate opportunities of investment in Pakistan because present government has provided a conducive environment of investment and business promotion in the country. He stated this while addressing to a seminar ...

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  • 3 LI men killed in clashes with TI

    KHYBER AGENCY - Three more fighters of banned Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) were killed and two others sustained injuries in the ongoing battle between LI and pro-government Tawheed-ul-Islam (TI), the Zakha Khel peace lashkar here in Nari Baba area of Tehsil Landikotal of Khyber Agency, official and local ...

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