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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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  • KAMALIA/BAHAWALPUR -  Hundreds of activists of the PPP and the Labour Qaumi Movement, flanked by the residents of different areas including women and children, blasted the government for its failure to overcome the crippling power outages. They took out a rally against the unscheduled ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/Peshawar - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took notice of the lynching of a university student by a mob over charges of blasphemy, seeking report from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief within 36 hours. The notice was taken on a news item published in a section of ...

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  • KARACHI - The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) on Sunday announced its collaboration with Iflix, the world's leading Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets. The announcement was made at a joint press conference in Karachi which was addressed by senior ...

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  • KARACHI - City Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra said on Sunday that students of Karachi faced discrimination in admissions to federal educational institutions in the provincial capital. “This discrimination is very old. I also experienced it when I was a student in 1980s. Even at the national level, ...

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  • KARACHI - Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Sunday that his party’s protest would continue until the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) led Sindh government resolves issues facing Karachi. He expressed these views while addressing a press conference at the PSP ...

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  • AHMEDPUR EAST - The Uch Sharif Police claimed to have smashed an inter-district Akhtari Lallu Godal gang of dacoits and recovered 13 snatched motorbikes and other booty worth Rs0.8 million from their possession. The arrested dacoits, identified as: ringleader Akhtari Lallu, Muhammad Adnan of Uch ...

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  • MANDI BAHAUDDIN/LODHRAN -  The Population Welfare Department organised a seminar to highlight importance of small family and create awareness among the masses regarding adverse consequences of rapidly rising population. Addressing the seminar, CEO Health Hafiz Iftikhar said that balance ...

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  • SIALKOT/TOBA TEK SINGH -  The widespread heavy rain as well as windstorm and hailstorm lashed the Sialkot and Toba Tek Singh regions, and damaged the wheat crop stretching on thousands of acres. All the low-lying urban and rural areas were inundated due to knee-deep rainwater in Sialkot, ...

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  • TARBELA GHAZI/ISLAMABAD -  Malaysia’s former prime minister Abdullah Ahmed Bravi on Wednesday visited Ghazi to inspect the site of Ghazi Industrial Estate and signed an MoU to invest Rs1 billion for establishment of an industry. According to the details, Bravi and his wife paid a visit ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/Gujrat -  A hardcore terrorist, who was involved in terrorism acta including attacks on Bannu Jail and law enforcement agencies was executed at District Jail Kohat on Thursday, ISPR said. The convict, Tahir, an active member of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, was tried by military ...

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