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  • LAHORE - SANY Group, one of the China's top construction machinery manufacturers, plans to invest $1.5 billion in the development of wind energy in Punjab. SANY Group, together with the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade, is considering sites for wind farms. Ryan Zhao, a top representative of ...

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  • LAHORE – The open trials to select the Lahore Region women cricket team for forthcoming Under-21 National Championship will be held here at Kinnaird College Cricket Ground tomorrow (Thursday) at 9am. PCB Women Wing Lahore Region representative Nooshin Haneef said this and added that the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – The 9th Rawalpindi Divisional Kick Boxing Championship 2017 will commence tomorrow (Thursday) here at Shahbaz Sharif Sports Complex, Rawalpindi. Former MNA and chairman Punjab Sports Board Committee Hanif Abbasi will inaugurate the two-day championship. Rawalpindi Divisional Kick ...

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  • LAHORE - Sanaullah of Dunya TV and Ihtsham-ul-Haq of 92 News clinched the SJAL Badminton Championship 2017 under-50 and above-50 titles here at the Gymnasium Hall, Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. As many as 34 players exhibited their prowess in under-50 category while 18 participants ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - A 14-year-old boy, Aftab Ahmed, son of Muhammad Khan, by caste Bhutto, resident of village Jano Sharif, has been missing since August 6 while he was on way to school. According to boy’s parents they have informed concerned police officials, but police is still clueless. They ...

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  • Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan has stopped four universities from admitting students in any degree program, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement and after non-compliance despite constant reminders from HEC to fulfill the deficiencies. These institutions ...

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  • LAHORE: The court of the additional sessions judge on Monday heard the case of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for Rs10 billion damages against PTI chief Imran Khan.  Khan had accused Shehbaz of offering him billions of rupees for withdrawing the Panama case against the ruling family.  No ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - Shikarpur Police on Monday claimed to have foiled a robbery bid besides arresting the criminal and recovering snatched motorcycle from his possession in the outskirts of Garhi Yasin Police Station. According to an official, Police received an information that few dacoits were plotting a ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party on Friday approved three development schemes of road sector with an estimated cost of Rs2713.015 million. The schemes were approved in the 12th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2017-18, ...

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  • JACOBABAD - A policeman was deprived of an official weapon (Kalashnikov) from Khairthar Canal Police picket, in the limit of Tajo Dero Police Station of Garhi Kheero teshil of district Jacobabad on Friday. According to reports, a policeman named Himat Ali Brohi was at his duty at Kheerthar Canal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party Senator Rubina Khalid Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan had no respect for human feelings. In response to Imran Khan’s comments against PPP Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, she said: “A normal person expresses his feelings ...

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  • KARACHI - The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $19,941.8 million on August 11. The weekly break-up of the foreign reserves position released on Thursday showed that foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan stood at $14,310.5 million and net foreign reserves held ...

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  • KHAIRPUR - Former Sindh chief minister Sayed Qaim Ali Shah has said the future of nation and country depends on educated youth and we have required more doctors, engineers, IT engineers, agriculture experts for development of country. Addressing the a cheque-distribution ceremony among the poor ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - Shikarpur police claimed to have arrested a bandit for murdering policemen after an encounter took place at link road heading to Marri Sharif in the limits of Lakhi Ghulam Shah police station on Thursday. CIA incharge along with heavy police contingent was on routine patrol when they ...

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  • City police on Wednesday recovered the sack-packed body of a 30-year-old woman from a footpath near Lahore’s railways station. The body, unidentified yet, was moved to the morgue for an autopsy. A police official said the lady was tortured to death by unidentified killers. A murder case was ...

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  • LAHORE - Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday completed scrutiny of 26 candidates who had filed their nomination papers for NA-120 by-election. The seat fell vacant after disqualification of Mian Nawaz Sharif. The commission had summoned PML-N’s Begum Kalsoom Nawaz and PTI’s ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved two development schemes of development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs51.067 million. These schemes were approved in the 11th meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2017-18 presided over by P&D Chairman Jahanzeb ...

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  • LAHORE - Jamaat e Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said Pakistan and its Islamic ideology will live till the doomsday. Greeting the nation on the Independence Day, Siraj said in his message that the living nations were always ready to offer every sacrifice for safeguarding their ...

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  • TOBA TEK SINGH - The relatives of a woman, who along with her daughter was allegedly poisoned to death by her husband and other in-laws, blocked traffic on Jhang Road at Gojra against the police for not registering a case against the accused. The woman’s father Nazir Ahmad said that his ...

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  • OKARA - Police claimed to have arrested three persons and recovered more than 860 kites and 22 string rolls during raids in different areas of the district. According to the A-Division Police, Rizwan of 34/2-R was held with 22 kites and five string rolls near Khan Colony Stop on Faisalabad Road. ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR - A meeting of Bahawalpur divisional administration was held to review the annual development projects in presence of Federal Minister for Education Baligur Rehman and Punjab Minister for Cooperative Saqib Zafar. In the meeting, funds were issued to departments concerned for the ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - Acute shortage of doctors and paramedical staff at Civil Hospital for the last 10 years or so has adversely affected the hospital’s capacity to cater to the requirements of poor patients. Sources said that there were several posts for specialists and medical officers, which were ...

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  • KASUR - A 50-year-old man was crushed to death by a speeding van on Depalpur Road near Bahadurpura here the other day. According to the Saddr Police, the deceased identified as Shahab Din was crossing the road when a speeding Suzuki van crushed him to death. Police registered a case against the van ...

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  • BAHAWALNAGAR - The substandard electric wires caught fire in the cardiac and children wards at District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital which added to the patients' miseries as the wards remained in darkness. Despite the lapse of several hours, the patients suffered miserable situation. They forced to ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government on Thursday transferred and posted several officers while canceling transfer orders of others. As per the notifications issued Thursday by the S&GAD, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Revenue Abdul Shakoor was posted as OSD, while Multan ADCG Shafqat Riaz was ...

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  • SAHIWAL - Five factories were sealed with arrest of their owners and four workers during raids conducted in different areas by the Health Department here on Thursday. According to official sources, first raid was conducted on Koh-e-Noor Milk factory at Small industry Estate. The health department ...

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  • PEAHWAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Fazli Elahi filed an application with Anti-Corruption Department against party’s dissident MNA Ayesha Gulali for alleged embezzlement in funds of various development schemes. In the application filed on Thursday, the MPA ...

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  • KARACHI - The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $20,003.7 million on August 4, 2017. The break-up of the foreign reserves position released on Thursday showed foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) stood at $14,398.8 million, net foreign reserves held by ...

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  • KARACHI - Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $1541.67 million in the first month (July) of FY18 as compared with $1328.18 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During July 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to $1541.67 million, which is 16.2 percent ...

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  • NOORPUR THAL - Serving humanity is the greatest form of worship and we must strive hard to only to help other to win blessings of Allah (SWT) but to promote altruism. Talking to media, Deputy District Officer (social welfare) Shabana Ajmal vowed to continue making efforts for welfare of the ...

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