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  • KHUDDIAN KHAS/KASUR -  Two brothers were crushed to death by a passenger train at a gate-less crossing here in Qabar Kot, Khudian Khas on Thursday. According to locals and rescue sources, two brothers –Shafiqur Rehman, a Pak Army employee and Amir, residents of Ghangranwala, were ...

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  • KASUR/ GUJRANWALA/WAZIRABAD -  Two dacoits were killed in different areas over the past 48 hours. A dacoit was shot dead by two 'accomplices' after an argument over share of looted valuables on Khara Bypass in the Kasur Saddr Police precincts. A citizen, Liaqat, called on 15 and informed the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/Lahore -  Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Wednesday decided to challenge the Election Act 2017 in the Supreme Court. Under the new law, a disqualified person can lead or form a party. This week former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was re-elected unopposed as ...

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  • BAHAWALNAGAR/Okara -  Four out of 12 schoolchildren drowned as a motorcycle rickshaw plunged into Sadiqia Canal in Mandi Sadiq Ganj here on Thursday. The rickshaw was carrying the 12 children to their respective homes after school. The sad incident took place while the rickshaw was crossing ...

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  • MANDI BAHAUDDIN/MUZAFFARGARH -  The Malakwal Police conducted a flag march to create sense of protection among the masses and the police preparedness to maintain law and order during Muharram. SDPO Malakwal (DSP) Raja Fakhar Bashir led the march. Miana Gondal, Gojra Police and personnel of ...

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  • FAISALABAD/BAHAWALPUR -  District administration and police officers have chalked out a plan for the security of proposed 443 processions and 1,281 Majalis to be held during the first 10 days of Muharram. They also ordered to ban the entry of 61 Ulema and Zakreen in district Faisalabad while ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH/GUJRANWALA -  Scores of textile and power-loom workers continued their sit-in at Shahbaz Chowk near railway crossing against the factories’ owners for the third consecutive day on Sunday. Addressing the gathering, Power-Loom Workers Association President Nadeem Ashraf ...

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  • SHEIKHUPURA/SHARQPUR -  Three alleged robbers were killed in a shootout with police while their three accomplices managed to flee the scene in the wee hours of Thursday. The police said the shootout occurred near village Nazar Lubana in the remit of Sharqpur Police. According to police ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - Pakistani prime minister Monday said the country has biggest stake in Afghan peace as its army chief discussed with Tajik president the situation emerging after the US president’s announcement of a new policy for the region. Senior officials at the foreign ministry told The ...

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  • PESHAWAR/Islamabad -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Member Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly - Ziaullah Afridi joined the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) after a meeting with the former president Asif Ali Zardari here on Monday. Afridi, a former minister, said the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa ...

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  • WAZIRABAD/LALAMUSA/HAFIZABAD -  Due to disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif's homecoming rally, the GT Road remained closed for public while all the trade centers, factories, petrol and CNG filling stations and food points were forcibly shut down creating problems for the ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Rangers on Saturday strongly denied the allegations levelled by a senior Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Dr Asim Hussain on Friday. Dr Asim, in his interview with a private news channel, had alleged that he was heavily drugged by the Rangers’ personnel during ...

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  • LAYYAH/SIALKOT/SHEIKHUPURA - The Indus River was reported to be in a state of medium flood which destroyed many low-lying areas while the stranded and starving people held a protest against the government’s indifference here on Thursday. The floodwater inundated three villages at Uth Mar and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/Lahore - Pakistan yesterday asked Afghanistan to realise its own responsibility towards peace and take “simultaneous efforts” for restoring effective control on its territory. The call was made in a civilian and military leadership meeting convened yesterday in Islamabad, ...

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  • JHABBRAN/BAHAWALPUR - Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain said that the nation is united against the war on terror, and the menace would be eliminated from the country soon. He said with the joint offers of security forces and the public, the terrorists and their ...

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  • BAHAWALNAGAR/MULTAN - An alleged proclaimed offender was killed in a shootout with police while another got bullets wounds when his accomplices attempted to get him free from police custody separately here on Thursday. In Multan, police killed a proclaimed offender in an alleged shootout while his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated Islamabad’s commitment to good neighbourly relations with Afghanistan and India, and mentioned various initiatives his government had taken to improve relations with both the countries. He was talking to a five-member US Senate delegation, ...

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  • MULTAN/SIALKOT - PTI Vice Chairman Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed upon the world to recognise the sacrifices and efforts of Pakistan it made against war on terror. He said that some powers do not want peace in the country. Talking to the journalists after offering Eid prayer at the shrine ...

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  • Multan/Bahawalpur -  The death toll in Ahmadpur East tragedy is continuously rising as 22 more injured of the oil tanker blast including the driver of the tanker died in Nishtar Hospital Multan, taking the total of the deceased to 164. Sources disclosed on Wednesday that the tanker driver Gull ...

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  • Lahore/ISLAMABAD/Karachi - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed National Disaster Management Authority and all provincial governments to take immediate precautionary measures in view of the ongoing rain spell, which marks beginning of the monsoon. The prime minister said that adequate emergency ...

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  • SIALKOT/GUJRANWALA/JHANG/ -   HAFIZABAD/KASUR --  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) centres have started functioning in Sialkot and Gujranwala like other districts of Punjab province so as to ease heavy burden on the courts and provide relief for the litigants. Sialkot District ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR -  Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday made it clear that the Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case would be taken to its logical conclusion according to the law of the land. “Jadhav was convicted by the court of law as it was established that he ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government is committed to eradicating polio from Sindh. However, he quickly added this was a national issue and all the provincial governments would have to combat it in their respective areas, otherwise the threat ...

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  • LAHORE - Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said the Asian Development Bank has agreed to give loan to the Pakistan Railway for the upgradation of railway lines. He said that efforts are underway to enhance the revenue of the railways up to 41 billion rupees. He said the government is ...

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  • Kandhkot - The local cable operators continue to air the Indian content in defiance of the directives of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). PEMRA has imposed ban on airing Indian content in Pakistan, and, in this connection, it has directed the cable operators, owners of TV ...

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  • LAHORE - Following the successful release of Chapter 1 Saraiki ‘Kamli Da Dhola’ which has garnered over 1 million views on Facebook and has been ruling Patari’s top charts since its release, Hadiqa Kiani has release the video for Chapter 2 Sindhi ‘Bhit Ja ...

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  • GUJRANWALA-Citizens were deprived of cash, gold ornaments, vehicles and other valuables worth millions of rupees in 20 incidents occurred in different areas of the district the other day. According to police sources, three armed men intercepted Nabeel and deprived him of Rs50,000 and two cellphones ...

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  • SIALKOT-Some outraged lawyers allegedly intruded on the land revenue record centre Pasrur, beat up the officials and ransacked the furniture and other valuables.Reportedly, the lawyers accompanied by other people stormed the center at and forced the officials deputed there to transfer the record of ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR-The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA)’s Bahawalpur chapter too has demanded resignation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif till the final JIT report and Supreme Court decision in the Panamagate case.It said that without resignation, the proposed Joint Investigation Team would ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - A married woman attempted to commit self-immolation on Friday by pouring kerosene oil on her in her house at Bhansinghabad after a dispute with her husband, but neighbours intervened and saved her. As per reports, Ghulam Fareed, husband of Fareeda, 25, beat her up on Friday due to ...

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