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  • KARACHI - The passing out ceremony of the 378th batch of female Flight Service, Basic Training Course in which 14 newly inducted air-hostesses graduated was held at PIA Training Centre (PTC) on Monday, said the spokesman for the airline. PIA CEO Bernd Hildenbrand was Chief Guest and distributed ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Haji Muhammad Afzal on Monday expressed concern over the illegal raid by regional tax office intelligence and Investigation department on a pharmaceutical company and warned of staging protest against RTO Peshawar. He informed ...

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  • KARACHI - Protest rallies and condolence meetings were held on Sunday in different parts of the city to condemn the Shewan Sharif bomb blast. The Shia Ulema Council (SUC) Karachi Chapter took out a rally from Imam Bargah-e-Shah e Khurasan to Imam Bargah Ali Raza. The protesters were carrying ...

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  • LAHORE - An anti-terrorism court yesterday handed over Anwaar-ul-Haq, the alleged facilitator of the Charing Cross suicide attack to Counter-Terrorism Department for a 30-day physical remand. The CTD officials produced the suspect before the ATC under tight security arrangements and sought his ...

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  • LAHORE - In the wake of current spate of terror and the consequent loss of precious human lives, the PPP has postponed its Multan rally which was scheduled to be held next month on March 10. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at Bilawal House Karachi ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Two persons serving at hujra of a local leader of Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam-Fazl were killed in a powerful gas cylinder blast on Friday night. Sources and Totali police said the incident took place in Kas Koroona area where gas cylinder exploded in the hujra of Naib Nazim Irshad Wali. At ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Commander Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral RC Wijegunaratne has lauded the efforts of Pakistan Navy to maintain collaborative security in the Indian Ocean and beyond. The visiting dignitary expressed these views during series of interactions he separately had on Thursday with Chairman Joint ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Diamond Cricket Club Islamabad left for Karachi on Tuesday for a 15-day visit to play against top clubs of the port city. On the invitation of Al-Imran Club Karachi, Diamond Club led by Moeid Shaikh will play matches at UBL, NBP, State Bank, Asghar Ali Shah Stadium, Karachi Gymkhana, ...

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  • KHAIRPUR - A special judge of a banking court issued non- bailable warrants of 35 bank defaulters of Khairpur, including Ejaz Ali Manganhar, an employee of education department, a lady teacher Rubi Laghari,   Zarai Taraqiyati Bank MCO Muhammad Yousuf Kanhar,ASI Muhammad Hassan Domki, Police ...

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  • Karachi - The Government of Sindh on Tuesday nominated the following members to act as trustees of Mohatta Palace Gallery Trust, established on the directives of Prime Minister of Pakistan. Governor Sindh as Chairman with Chief Secretary Sindh, Federal Secretary National History ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a preparatory meeting to review arrangements for the forthcoming 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) to be held in Islamabad on March 1, 2017. Senior officials and ministers of the member countries of the council will ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - While appreciating operational preparedness and training standards of the Strategic Forces, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday underlined the centrality of Pakistan’s Strategic Programme against specific threat to the country’s security. The Army Chief ...

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  • OKARA - Hundreds of the PPP workers took out a protest rally in front of Okara Press Club against armed attack on PPP leader Shaukat Basra here the other day. On the occasion, local PPP leaders - Rana Shakil, Ahmed Salehria, Shahid Saleem Nonari and Asif Baloch addressed the protesters, saying that ...

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  • KASUR - Though the government has conducted local bodies’ elections on the orders of the Supreme Court, it seems reluctant to transfer power to the UC chairmen. UC Chairmen - Mehr Latif, Sardar Dogar, Abdul Sattar, Sardar Liaqat and Mobeen Ghaznavi stated while taking to media here the other ...

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  • BAHAWALNAGAR - Three persons including a child were killed and 20 others including women and children sustained multiple injuries in collision between two passenger buses here the other day. The police and Rescue 1122 said that the accident occurred on Haroonabad-Faqirwali Road. The police said ...

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  • SIALKOT - A delegation of 27 foreign diplomats from European, South African, Latin American, Middle East and Asian countries will visit SCCI here today (Monday). SCCI President Majid Raza Bhutta told newsmen that the foreign senior diplomats from 24 countries will discuss the matters of mutual ...

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  • SADIQABAD - The Rescue 1122 celebrated its annual anniversary here the other day. According to officials, a ceremony was held in this regard where Pakistan Life Care Foundation (PLCF) President Mian Sharif Rashid was the chief guest. Addressing the ceremony, he said that Rescue 1122 noble services ...

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  • GUJRAT - The University of Gujrat has planned the establishment of a modern Learning Management System (LMS) to check performance of the faculty and students. The centre to become functional from May this year, will also help enhance teaching and learning experience through technological ...

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  • KARACHI - Nearly half a dozen people were wounded in a hand grenade attack in the Lyari area on Saturday. The hand grenade attack occurred at Usman Brohi Road in Lyari in the limits of Chakiwara Police Station. Police said that at least two armed men riding a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade, ...

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  • KARACHI - Police and the Rangers claimed on Saturday to have arrested 131 suspects in ongoing targeted raids and encounters in parts of the metropolis. Karachi police spokesman said that all three zones and CID police of Karachi conducted at least 82 raids in different parts of the city and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PPP Senator Saeed Ghani Friday expressed his concerns over government's plan to privatise big airports. In a statement, Ghani said Civil Aviation Authority has earned Rs22 billion during current fiscal year and it is surprising that the govt wanted to privatise these economically viable ...

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  • Lahore - Local business community should plan to avail the huge opportunities existing in the logistic sector for providing modern prime movers and standardised trucking facilities on CPEC routes. It was realised by Pak China joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) President Wang Zihai and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government of Pakistan should negotiate with the Chinese government to evolve a policy to have joint ventures between Pakistan and China for long lasting win-win cooperation. Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industries (RCCI) President Raja Amer Iqbal made these remarks in a ...

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  • PESHAWAR - SMEDA Wednesday organized a pre-budget consultative session to solicit the inputs of the different business sectors for inclusion in the Federal Budget for financial year 2017-18. The consultative workshop beside, public and private sectors was also participated by the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has registered 766 companies during the month of January 2017. Incorporation of new companies has witnessed an unprecedented 48 percent growth in recent three months with constant increasing trend. It may be recalled that SECP ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - Out of total 400 closed primary schools in district Mirpurkhas, academic activities have resumed at around 143. It is hoped that ultimately all the closed schools would be reopened due to the efforts of education department. “The transfers and postings of teachers and non-payment ...

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  • KARACHI - Scores of fire brigade department employees staged a protest here on Wednesday over the non-payment of salaries and other financial issues outside the KMC building, MA Jinnah Road. According to details, hundreds of employees of the Fire Brigade Department gathered outside the Central Fire ...

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  • KARACHI - The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Wednesday claimed to have arrested outlaws, including sectarian killers, in various raids and operations carried out in different parts of the metropolis. At least four criminals were arrested during targeted raids conducted in Landhi, Baldia and ...

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  • KARACHI - Stocks continued its upward journey on second consecutive day, Tuesday, as the PSX shares index extended the gain by acquiring 229 points or (0.46%) to close at 49,859.39 points. Banking sector led the gain in the market as the sector gained to close 1 percent higher than its previous day ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The SECP shall use the full force of law against stockbrokers who have absconded with cash and securities of their clients, SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi said on Tuesday. The commission held a lengthy meeting to review the situation arising out of sudden closure of business by a ...

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