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LAHORE - Blanketed by dense fog, plains of the country including the city remained in the grip of biting cold on Friday with experts predicting the harsh weather conditions to persist during the next couple of days.  Dense fog caused closure of portions of Motorway, disrupted air and rail ...

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    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said terrorists would be punished at all costs. “Terrorism will be eradicated with the force of unity and Pakistan will be rid of extremists. The sacrifice of Peshawar heroes will bear fruit,” the chief minister said while talking ...

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  • Winter Express on track

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - The Railways is operating four special trains to facilitate the passengers on winter vacations. The first train will travel from Karachi to Lahore on Saturday (today) and the second on December 24 Wednesday. The two trains will leave from Lahore for Karachi on December 22 (Sunday) ...

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  • Scanning of madaris, edu institutions starts

    , By Jawad R Awan

    LAHORE - In a bid to identify the possible sleeper cells of militants under the garb of students in religious seminaries and public educational institutions, an aggressive intelligence gathering exercise has been launched across the country, it is reliably learnt. Sources privy to the development ...

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  • Winter holidays prescribed

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Winter holidays have been announced for King Edward Medical University, University of Health Sciences and all medical colleges of the province from December 20 to January 9, 2015. This decision will also be applicable to private medical colleges. It was decided at a meeting of principals ...

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  • PAT on solidarity move

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Pakistan Awami Tehreek will hold protest rallies in 60 cities on Sunday against terrorism and to express solidarity with the families of Peshawar school victims. PAT President Dr Raheeq Abbasi announced this while chairing a meeting at the party head office on Friday. He said 40 committees ...

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  • Man ends life by jumping off Azadi Bridge

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - A 30-year-old vendor ended his life by jumping off the newly-constructed Azadi interchange bridge in Lorry Adda police precincts, police sources said on Friday. Father of two, Muhammad Nadeem was facing severe financial constraints for the last couple of months. According to his ...

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  • LHC takes notice of couple’s killing

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Taking notice of killing of a love-married couple in presence of police and a court bailiff, the Lahore High Court on Friday directed the Sheikhupura district police officer to submit report on December 23. As the proceedings commenced, the bailiff, deputed earlier for the recovery of a ...

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  • JI observes prayer day

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - The Jamaat-e-Islami has observed prayer day across the country in memory of martyrs of Peshawar school. JI chief Sirajul Haq, addressing a gathering at Mansora, condemned the incident and termed it a heinous crime against children. He said that the martyrdom of children was a big tragedy ...

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  • Babus reshuffled

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - The Punjab government on Friday promoted Sialkot DCO Nadeem Sarwar to BP 19, OSD Nayyar Iqbal was posted as HED Special Secretary, and Deputy Secretary General to the Chief Secretary Socrat Aman Rana was posted as Additional Secretary Coordination to the CS.Moreover, director ...

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  • Seminar on Mehr Ali Shah

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    LAHORE:  A seminar to mark services of Hazrat Pir Mehr Ali Shah Gillani will be held at Aiwan-i-Karkunan-i-Tehreek-i-Pakistan today (Saturday).  Sajjada Nashin Golra Sharif Pir Moeenul Haq Gillani will preside over the sitting while speakers include, Pir Khwaja Ghulam Qutabuddin Faridi, ...

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  • Moot on transforming secondary health care ends

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    LAHORE - Three day conference on "Transforming Secondary Health Care in Punjab" organized by Punjab Health Department in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) concluded at a local hotel on Friday. Purpose of this conference was to get experts recommendations for improvements in ...

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  • Anti-terror assembly

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - As the Punjab Assembly suspended its routine business in the second consecutive sitting here Friday, the members of treasury and opposition pledged to fight terrorism jointly.Speaker Rana Iqbal chaired the brief session that was put off for Monday after Punjab Food Minister Bilal ...

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  • Demo outside Masjid-e-Shuhada against Lal Masjid chief cleric

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    LAHORE: Civil society held a demonstration outside Masjid-e-Shuhada on Friday to condemn Lal Masjid chief cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz stance for not condemning the Peshawar devastation. Addressing the participants, Civil Society Network President Abdullah Malik took a swipe at the mosque chief cleric ...

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  • Lahore docs feel the pain of Peshawar families

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    LAHORE: Young Doctors Association arranged a condolence reference for martyrs of Peshawar at Lahore General Hospital Friday.  YDA announced putting off strike to express solidarity with the bereaved families. PGMI Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra along with a large number of doctors joined in. ...

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  • Two suspects arrested near Gaddafi Stadium

    , By INP

    LAHORE- Police today claimed to have arrested two suspects from the Gaddafi Stadium and recovered maps and pictures of “sensitive places”. According to police sources, the suspects were shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation. The Kenyan cricket team is also staying at the ...

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  • Solidarity with terror victims

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    LAHORE - PML-Q Punjab chapter has postponed its public moot in Chunian to express solidarity with the victims of Peshawar incident. Addressing a press conference at Muslim League House on Thursday, PML-Q leaders, Talib Nakai, Asif Nakai, Waqas Hassan Mokal and Dr Azeemuddin Zahid Lakhvi said that ...

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  • Plea to honour Peshawar principal

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    LAHORE - A writ petition was filed in the Lahore Hgih Court on Thursday seeking directions for the federal government to confer the national highest civil award on Tahira Qazi, former principal of Army Public School (APS), who was martyred in militants’ attack of December 16 in ...

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  • Cabinet sitting over security

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Stressing the need for concerted effort to root out terrorism, Punjabi Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said the terrorists to be dealt with iron hands.“Time has come to purge the country of terrorists and their facilitators. Unity is the need of hour,” the chief ...

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  • Hollow system of identification

    , By Javed Iqbal

    LAHORE - Is there any mechanism available with the security agencies to detect a man wearing a fake uniform?Official sources admit that so far they don’t have any and that’s why such ‘impersonators’ succeed in entering the sensitive and prohibited areas to carry out ...

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  • Early winter holidays across Punjab

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    LAHORE - Punjab government has announced winter holidays for all the educational institutes across the province.Announcing the schedule in a press statement issued on Thursday, a government spokesperson informed that notifications had been issued by the education department and various ...

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  • Child rape case hearing put off for 3 months

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    LAHORE - The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Crime Investigation Agency to come up with progress report in suo-moto proceedings against non-arrest of the culprits involved in the rape of a five-year old girl of Mughalpura last year.A three-member bench headed by Justice Saqbi Nisar heard the ...

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  • Schools asked to step up security

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    LAHORE - Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Amin Wains has said that educational institutions, for security purposes, are divided into four categories which include A+, A, B, and C. He further said that the administration of all the schools is directed to implement proper security measures ...

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