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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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  • islamabad - Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar has said that all obligations regarding World Health Organization (WHO) Convention to control tobacco will be implemented. According to official of NHS, the minister held a meeting with the Mission of WHO Framework Convention on ...

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  • KHYBER AGENCY/Peshawar -  The security forces yesterday claimed to have killed five militants and injured scores of them in air strikes conducted by Pakistani jet fighters in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency. The forces official, while sharing details said that the fighters pounded suspected ...

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  • HAFIZABAD/SADIQABAD - Hundreds of patients faced hardships in getting medicines as the druggists continued their strike for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday. Patients went from pillar to post to get required medicines but remained too much perturbed and disappointed as almost all the medical ...

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  • CHINIOT/HAFIZABAD -  Robbers gunned down a woman and injured her husband critically when they did not stop their here late the other night. The police said the incident occurred near Shams Mills, some 5 km from here on Faisalabad Road. The rescue sources informed that Sajid Ali, 27, along with ...

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  • BAJAUR AGENCY/Peshawar -  A Levies force official was killed in a roadside bomb blast in the Mohmand tehsil of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. Local administration officials said that the incident took place in the Naiag Banda area. They said that the levy official was on way to a nearby post of ...

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  • LAHORE/Quetta : Five domestic and international flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) scheduled to land in Karachi and Lahore were diverted to other cities due to dense fog on Thursday morning. Low visibility at both airports since 2:00 am necessitated flight diversions to nearby ...

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  • KARACHI/LAHORE - PPP Co-Chairman Asif Zardari and PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Sunday discussed the formation of a grand alliance against the government and agreed to make joint struggle for the national cause in the future, said a handout issued by the PML-Q in Lahore. “We ...

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  • Karachi - Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Labour Senator Saeed Ghani said on Saturday that there was a consensus in PPP that the local governments were inevitable for resolving civic issues of the people. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of office of leader of the opposition in District ...

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  • KARACHI-  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that Sindh has been hosting Afghan refugees, registered and unregistered; both for the last 37 years, but now their repatriation should be expedited. Talking to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Indrika Ratwattee, who met ...

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  • Islamabad - Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat yesterday assumed command as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) at a ceremony held at the joint staff headquarters in Rawalpindi. General Hayat, who has become the 17th CJCSC of Pakistan, was presented with a guard of honour at a ceremony attended ...

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  • Islamabad/KARACHI -  Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said deliberate targeting of innocent civilians on the Line of Control is unprofessional and unacceptable. He was chairing a special meeting at Corps Headquarters Rawalpindi on Wednesday evening to review the LoC situation ...

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  • Lahore/Islamabad - A man of integrity and professional commitment, a leader of an iron will marked with clarity of purpose, an accomplished general immensely loved by his people – Raheel Sharif- is retiring to pavilion after playing a wonderful three-year innings. Accomplishment of peace and ...

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  • GUJRAT/KAMALIA/MANDI BAHAUDDIN -  The University of Gujrat, the Ex-Servicemen Society and Govt Special Education Institute celebrated the 139th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal by holding different functions and paid tributes to the great poet. A grand ceremony was organised by the UoG ...

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  • GUJRANWALA/HAFIZABAD -  Six person including three of a same family, were killed in three road accident occurred in different areas on Monday. In Gujranwala, two persons died and another injured in a road accident on Mandiala Tega Road here. According rescue 1122, Muhammad Amir was going on a ...

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  • SAHIWAL/JHANG/VEHARI/HAFIZABAD -  At least 11 persons including four students, one of them a girl, were killed and dozen others sustained injuries in various accidents occurred due to dense smog in different areas here on Friday. In Sahiwal, four students were killed and five others sustained ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS/Shikarpur::  A nine-year-old girl was killed accidently by her uncle in her house in village Wali Muhammad Bhurgari, taluka Kot Ghulam Muhammad (KGM) on Monday. According to reports, Mitho Bheel was cleaning his pistol that accidently went off due to which his niece Shremti Radha, ...

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  • LAHORE/RAWALPINDI -  Pakistani poultry sector is producing more than 12,000 million table eggs per annum but country’s per capita consumption is only 65-70 eggs annually. The world average consumption is around 160 eggs with developed world consuming as much as 300 eggs per capita per ...

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  • LAHORE - A tolerant, inclusive and pluralistic society can only be achieved through youth empowerment and its productive engagement at community level. It was stated by Youth Affairs Sports Archeology and Tourism Department Secretary Humayun Mazhar Shaikh. He expressed these views in front of ...

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  • LAHORE - An application yesterday was filed in the Lahore High Court for early hearing of a pending petition seeking inquiry report of Model Town incident public. Irfan Ahmad, a local resident, filed the petition through his counsel Advocate Azhar Siddique. He stated that more than two years gone ...

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  • Islamabad/rawalpindi - Around 2,500 personnel including policemen, private security guards and mosque guards will perform security duties during the holy month of Ramazan in the federal capital, said police yesterday. According to the chalked out plan, 2,500 security men will perform special duties ...

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