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  • KHAIRPUR - The Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur, on Monday organised a ceremony on its campus in the honour of former Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. On this occasion, Shah’s services for humanity, governance, rule of law, democracy and promotion of education in Sindh ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – All-rounder Ali Imran bowled AAN Sports to thrashing 10-wicket victory over Bahrain in the 8-nation mixed cricket tournament played in Colombo on Sunday. Bahrain, batting first, were bundled out for meager 71 in 13.3 overs. Taiaina Asiri was the only notable batsman, who scored 23 ...

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  • KAMOKE - The National Highways and Motorways Police took effective steps to ensure public safety on roads due to which a considerable decrease in accidents was witnessed in the tehsil during outgoing year of 2016. According to the NHMP, the police organised road safety lectures at 122 educational ...

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  • SADIQABAD - The Tehsil Bar Association’s strike entered ninth day against the police for trespassing on a lawyer’s house and registring fake cases against him here on Tuesday. The lawyers boycotted court proceedings and organised a walk which started from tehsil kutchehry and ended in ...

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  • KASUR - At least 44 officials were fined, suspended and fired from the police service on the charge of negligence and indifference to perform duty here. According to police, DPO Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi fired ASI Javed Gillani on the charge of corruption and constable Shakil for remaining absent from ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR - The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) of Bahawalpur announce the results of supplementary examinations of Intermediate 2016. Secretary Board Rana Imran Arshad said that a total of 10,458 candidates participated while 3,928 passed the examinations and in this way ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - Shikarpur Bachayo Tehreek has taken out a protest rally from Allah Wala Chowk, which marched through various routes, culminated in Shikarpur Press Club, against North Sindh Urban Services Corporation for worst condition of cleanliness. They cleaned all the roads themselves with a self ...

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  •   TOBA TEK SINGH : Aaghaz-e-Dosti, a joint Indo-Pak friendship initiative, launched on Sunday its 5th Indo-Pak Peace Calendar at Gojra in collaboration with Youth for Human Rights Pakistan. Organiser Umair Ahmad said that every year, Aaghaz-e-Dosti launches an Indo-Pak peace calendar in India ...

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  • SADIQABAD - Under the directives of the Punjab government, the Rescue 1122 has started registration of all the ambulances being run by the government or private institutions across the tehsil. Talking to the media, Rescue Safety Officer Ashique Mehmood said that the rescue has issued a letter to ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - Acting General Manager Corporate, Communication and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Shahbaz Islam has said that SSGC has a clear policy against gas theft and those involved are already facing legal action. Talking to media persons here at Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center Mirpurkhas after ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - An oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected office- bearers of Shikarpur Press Club was held at the club’s premises on Thursday.   Agha Masihuddin Durrani, District Chairman, administered oath to the office-bearers and members of the executive committee, namely President ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided that Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and President Asif Ali Zardari will contest by-elections for National Assembly seats on the same electoral symbol of Arrow. “An application for the allotment of common electoral symbol shall be made ...

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  • KARACHI - Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Engineer Hafiz Naeemur Rahman has demanded the government to legislate so that those adulterating medicines and other commodities could be given capital punishment. Naeem expressed deep concern over the news that the government had failed to curb ...

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  • KARACHI - The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $23,163.6 million on December 30, 2016. According to weekly break-up of the foreign reserves position released on Thursday showed that foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) stood at $18,268.9m, net foreign ...

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  • Lahore - The Punjab Aids Control Program (PACP) arranged a workshop for healthcare providers on HIV/AIDS treatment and counseling of patients at PIC yesterday. The PACP is organising training for medical superintendents, surgical specialists, pediatricians, pathologists, gynecologists and nursing ...

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  • Swat - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Malakand division on Wednesday arrested suspected terrorist during a search operation in Shamozai Market. The suspect was identified as Zeir Hakeem s/o Noor Hakeem, a resident of Haryankot Dargi, Malakand Agency. Hakeem was wanted to security agencies ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Tuesday urged the Privatisation Commission to ensure that privatisation transactions are conducted in an open, fair and transparent manner.  He made these remarks while chairing a meeting at the Finance Ministry to review matters ...

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  • QUETTA - The Oil Tankers Association (OTA) strike entered second day in Quetta triggering shortage of petrol and diesel in several parts of Balochistan. According to Pakistan State Oil (PSO) sources, the OTA lodging demonstration against the Custom authorities had closed supply of petrol and diesel ...

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  • LAHORE - The PIA management has suspended its airhostess allegedly involved in theft in Toronto and started an inquiry into the issue. Airhostess Maria Akhund is facing charges of theft at a busy shopping mall in Toronto when she reached there by PIA flight PK-797 few days back. However, she could ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Commander of the National Guard of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Lieutenant General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa on Monday visited the General Headquarters Rawalpindi and discussed regional security with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. According to ISPR, ...

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  • Quetta - Gunmen shot dead two people in Bolan on Saturday. According to details, the unidentified assailants gunned down a man and a woman in hit-and-runt incident. Separately, a bullet-riddled body was found in Sib.

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  • QUETTA - Tight security arrangements had been made as over 3,000 cops were performing duty in the provincial metropolis to foil any untoward happening on the eve of New Year. Talking to mediamen, Abdul Razzaq Cheema, Deputy Inspector General of Police said festivities would be held in Quetta at ...

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  • QUETTA - Thwarting a major sabotage attempt, the security forces recovered two landmines of 8kg on Friday. According to details, the law-enforcement agencies defused heavy landmines of 8 kilogram who were planted by miscreants for subversive bid on roadside at location of Ghorri in the ...

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  • HANGU - Security forces and the bomb disposal unit on Friday foiled a terror bid in Hangu by defusing two bombs of 4kg. Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) in-charge Asadullah said that the bombs were defused after the local people informed police about their placement along roadside in the Gidarwaan area of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – Man of the match Afzal Javed steered UC 20 to impressive 78-run victory over UC Whites in the 3rd Shahbaz Sharif T20 Union Councils (UC) Cricket Tournament match played at Satellite College Ground. Batting first, UC 20 scored 192-7 in the allotted overs. Afzal slammed quick-fire ...

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  • OKARA - The CIA Police claimed to have arrested a man involved in selling cellular phones SIMs under the guise of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). The SIM numbers were allegedly handed over to terrorists after getting the SIMs activated through people’s thumb impressions by biometric ...

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  • KARACHI - State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will remain closed for public dealing on January 2, 2017 (Monday), observed as bank holiday. All banks, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Microfinance Banks (MFBs) would remain closed for public dealing on the above date. However, all employees of ...

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  • Kandhkot - Provincial Minister for Planning and Development Mir Hazar Khan Bijrani has said that Panama leaks issue is still alive as it is sub judice. Talking to media men here on Wednesday, the minister said, “The allegations of friendly opposition against PPP are baseless and a mere ...

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  • LAHORE - College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan launched “Newborn Resuscitation Program” with the collaboration of Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) at a ceremony at Regional Center yesterday. Senior Vice President CPSP Prof Khalid Masood ...

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  • QUETTA - An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Kohlu on Tuesday, injuring eight persons. According to details, unidentified miscreants planted an IED at the rooftop of main market in Kohlu bazaar for sabotage bid which injured eight persons and also smashed windowpanes of nearby shops. ...

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