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  • LAHORE - Farooqabad's Umair Sattar guided Pakistan to 4-2 win over Northern Territory in the last pool match of the Australian National Junior Championships at Hobart, Tasmania. According to PHF official, Pakistan took 1-0 lead in the second minute through Ghazanfar Ali, which couldn’t last ...

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  • LAHORE - All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) Chairman Aamir Fayyaz has said that the efforts of former TDAP chairman SM Munir for revival of export industry would be remembered long. He said a drop in the country’s exports from $25 billion to $20 billion due to the long unresolved ...

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  • LAHORE: The Punjab AIDS Control Program organised Thursday a special session for epidemiologists, HIV/AIDS experts, molecular biologists/virologists and psychologists with renowned international consultant and researcher on HIV/AIDs, Prof Mobeen Rathore, at PACP Complex. Prof Rathore is MD, ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Home and Tribal Affairs Department on Thursday extended at least 13 various laws related to labour department to Provincially Administered Tribal Areas with immediate effect. Official sources said while exercising powers conferred by clause 3 of Article 247 of the ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Director General National Accountability Bureau Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Farooq Naser handed over cheques worth Rs1.775 million to Director Administration FATA Disaster Management Authority Riaz Khan Dawar in a ceremony held here on Thursday. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ruling PML-N leaders termed the apex court’s decision vindication of their stance as from day first Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had presented himself and his family for accountability and they would once again face any investigation initiated in the light of the court’s ...

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  • SIALKOT - The number of the child labourers working at different factories, shops, auto workshops, hotels, restaurants etc has jumped to 75,000 in Gujranwala Division. Officials, requesting anonymity, claimed that the number was growing day by day in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, ...

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  • KHAIRPUR - Bagirji police raided a village Jatoi of Katchha area of Indus River on Wednesday and tortured the villagers. After video of the incident appeared on TV channels, IG Police Sindh AD Khawaja and SSP Sukkur Amjad Ali Sheikh took notice of the incident and suspended SHO Bagirji Imdad Ali ...

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  • LAHORE - The first two-day Made-in-Kotlakhpat Industrial Expo organised by the PIAF and Lahore Township Industries Association (LTIA) was inaugurated by PIAF patron-in-chief Mian Anjum Nisar and LTIA Chairman Khuldun Javed Malik. It attracted a large number of people belonging to trade and ...

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  • KARACHI - The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has directed 10 designated banks, Habib Bank, United Bank, National Bank of Pakistan, MCB Bank, Allied Bank, Bank of Punjab, Bank Alfalah, Zarai Taraqiati Bank, Habib Metropolitan Bank and Meezan Bank, to open their designated branches on 22nd and 23rd of ...

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  • KASUR - A man died after consuming toxic liquor in Mustafabad here the other day. According to police, Sanaullah, 30, went critical after consuming toxic liquor and died on the spot. On the other hand, a man and three women sustained injuries in collision between a rickshaw and van near Phoolnagar ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan juniors thrashed Australia 6-0 in a practice hockey match during their Australian tour. According to Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) spokesman, Pakistani colts, who are there to participate in the National Junior Championships of Australia, played a practice match against the ...

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  • LAHORE - The FPCCI Regional Standing Committee Gems & Jewellery and the Gold & Gems Art Promotion Council of Pakistan have urged the government to immediately withdraw SRO 760 which they termed is a hindrance in the way of export of gems and jewellery from Pakistan. Members of both the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Industries and Production Rais Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi has invited Chinese investors to invest in Pakistan’s Stone Industry. While talking to a Chinese delegation led by LI Jianxin, the minister said that there is a huge potential of investment in Pakistan ...

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  • QUETTA - A hand grenade attack in the provincial capital of Balochistan Monday killed one child and wounded the other two who were playing there. A police official said the unidentified miscreants on motorcycles threw a hand grenade in the premises of Shanties in Jinnah Town’s Barat village ...

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  • HANGU - An activist of local peace committee sustained serious injuries as two motorcyclists opened fire at him on Friday, while police arrested one of the attackers in injured condition. Police said Zaheer Hussian was passing through a busy bazaar when he came under the attack. Hussain sustained ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Bar Association on Friday warned its members that their membership would be cancelled if they were found pursuing the case of Indian Spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. The Bar leaders said that they would take action against that lawyer who appeared as defence counsel of ...

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  • CHINIOT - Five people were injured and hospitalised due to dog bites in Chiniot city on Thursday. Stray dogs in Mohallah Insarian bit several people out of which five persons were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital in critical condition. Five children and teenagers Suleman; Raheem, 3; Arham, ...

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  • KASUR - An eight-year-old boy was abducted from Jumbar Kalan here the other day. According to the Phoolnagar Saddr Police, Muhammad Akram told the police that his son Umar Farooq, 8, was playing outside his house when he went missing and could not be found despite hectic search. The police on the ...

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  • VEHARI - Traders went on strike against the Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department for not inviting them to a meeting held on Tax Day in District Council Hall here on Tuesday. The Trade Union office-bearers said that the tax mafia was not cooperating with the taxpayers. Punjab Trade Union Vice ...

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  • SADIQABAD - Before declaring Kashmiri freedom fighters as terrorists, India ignores the reality that it is her brutalities and genocide of innocent Kashmiris that has incited inhabitants of the heaven-like valley to stand up against her. This was crux of speeches made at a ceremony held at Iqra ...

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  • LAHORE - Provincial Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that e-courts are being launched in all districts of the Punjab under Punjab Revenue Authority Appellant Tribunal to facilitate tax payers. The minister said that in consultation with all stakeholders of the province, a tax policy ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue on Tuesday took a serious notice of the raids on the business community by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and summoned all chambers of commerce and industries, FPCCI and Ministry of Finance in next meeting. Senate Finance ...

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  • KAMALIA - The cowardly terror attacks cannot let the terrorists succeed in their evil designs, social activist Ch Tahir Jutt said. In a meeting with this correspondent here, he lauded sacrifices being rendered by the Pakistan Army and other law-enforcement agencies (LEA) in war against terrorism. ...

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  • LODHRAN - The Tareen Education Foundation (TEF) has been providing visual art training to local teachers at public schools to promote the art as part of curriculum for the last six years. The TEF office-bearers stated at a ceremony held here the other day. On the occasion, they informed the ...

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  • KASUR - Three persons including a woman and minor boy were killed in separate incidents of violence and road accidents here the other day.According to police, a man strangled his 10-year-old nephew allegedly over domestic issue here at village Surhali Kalan. Muqaddam went missing at which his ...

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  • OKARA - A woman and her alleged abductor were killed during an attempt to kidnap her here in village Shahbore the other day.  According to police, Sattan Bibi, wife of Aslam, resident of village Shahbore, along with her mother, was on the way back home from fields after cutting fodder. In the ...

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  • KARACHI - The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $21,550.5m on March 31, 2017. The 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 $16,466.1m, net foreign reserves held by ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - One of the jawans of Pak Army, Sajid Jatt, who had embraced martyrdom in a suicide bomb explosion in Lahore on Wednesday along with other military personnel while supporting the census staff, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard on Thursday in village Balkhori, taluka Kot Ghulam ...

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  • Kandhkot - As summer sets in, various stalls and shops of cold juices, ice cones (Goala) and other such things have been set up in Kandhkot.  People are doing the business of cold drinks in summer. Shah Zaman, a vendor said these juices beat to heat. These juices are being sold at cheap rates. ...

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