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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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  • KASUR/HAFIZABAD - Three persons were killed in separate incidents of violence and road accidents here the other day. According to police, a motorcyclist was killed after the bike rammed into a car on Multan Road. Samiullah, a resident of Nathy Khalisa was riding motorbike when the two-wheeler ...

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  • GUJRANWALA/ TOBA TEK SINGH -  A free will marriage girl was allegedly kidnapped by her parents while another girl was poisoned by her brother separately here on Friday. According to police, a girl who had contracted love marriage with a youth was allegedly kidnapped by her parents at Pirmahal. ...

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  • FAISALABAD/SARGODHA/ BAHAWALPUR/KASUR/ HAFIZABAD/MANDI BAHAUDDIN/GUJRANWALA/ KHANEWAL --- Pakistan Resolution Day, commonly known as Pakistan Day was celebrated with national fervor enthusiasm and renewal of pledge to spare no effort for fulfilling the dream of transforming Pakistan into an Islamic ...

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  • LAHORE - Hasham Yousaf of Waqt News was elected unopposed as President of Electronic Media Reporters Association (Emra) for one year term. During the annual elections 2017 of Emra, the others unopposed elected were Ejaz Wasim Bakhari, Vice President, Asif Butt, Secretary, Arshad Chaudhry, Joint ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif vowed to make Pakistan a prosperous and peaceful state. “We will move forward with honesty and hard work, while following the historic Pakistan Resolution,” the CM said while talking to a PML-N delegation at a meeting Thursday. He added: ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH/KASUR -  Four persons including two women were killed in separate road accidents here on Tuesday. According to police, two persons including a woman were killed and 10 others suffered injuries after a bus rammed into a tree on Rajana-Pirmahal Road near Zakirabad in TT Singh. The ...

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  • KARACHI - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday claimed to have arrested two Chinese nationals in the provincial capital over ATM fraud. According to an official of the FIA who wished not to be named, the agency officials had received a complaint on March 10 from the branch manager of a ...

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  • KARACHI - Former president Asif Ai Zardari has directed the Sindh government to set up Thar Arid University and promote the solar energy-based cottage industry in the desert areas of the Tharparkar district. Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Minority Affairs Dr Khatu Mal Jeewan, who called on ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that graduates of the Karachi University (KU) have played a vital role in prosperity and overall development of the country. He was talking to KU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, who called on him at Governor’S House on Sunday. ...

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  • KARACHI - Thousands of people took to the street in Orangi on Sunday, demanding civic facilities for Karachiites. The city, particularly the Orangi Town area, is facing several issues such as heaps of solid waste, chocked sewerage system, ruthless use of force by police to extort money, incompetent ...

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