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LAHORE - Hundreds of PAT workers rallied on Sunday in Lahore to show solidarity with the bereaved families of Peshawar.PAT central president Raheeq Abbasi led the rally that was participated by scores of party leaders and workers. Similar rallies were also carried on in 59 other cities of the ...

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  • Heinous crimes fall after executions resume

    , By Ashraf Javed

    LAHORE - The rate of heinous crimes descends across the country particularly in the Punjab province after the government lifted a seven-year moratorium on executions and hanged six convicted terrorists since Friday.As per crime figures, no major incident of crime or terror was reported in the ...

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  • Cold clutches city

    , By Iqtidar Gilani

    LAHORE - Plains of the country including the provincial capital remained in the grip of severe cold wave on Sunday with experts predicting the harsh weather conditions to persist during the next couple of days.In addition to the biting cold, incessant fog disturbed normal routine life by disrupting ...

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  • Where is natural gas for domestic users?

    AZHAR JAVEDLAHORE - Although the supply of CNG to Punjab has been halted for past four months under load management plan, Sui gas has also disappeared from the province.Authorities have been blaming decrease in temperature for low gas pressure despite being well aware of such seasonal issue. The ...

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  • CM for new avenues of Sino-Pak ties

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan and China would open up new avenues of bilateral cooperation to further strengthen their ties.  He said this while talking to Vice Minister International Department of the central committee of the Communist Party of China, ...

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  • Chinese delegation meets Hamza

    , By APP

    LAHORE - A six-member Chinese delegation led by Chen Fengxiang, Vice Minister of the Communist Party of China (CPC), called on MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday.Hamza Shahbaz welcomed the delegation and highlighted that terrorism in all its manifestation would be rooted out from the soil of ...

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  • CIA claims to have nabbed 26 robbers

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - CIA police on Sunday claimed to have arrested 26 criminals of two notorious gangs involved in about 125 incidents of robbery and recovered cash and illegal weapons from their possession.The arrested criminals also include a woman Sabira Bibi, resident of Sahiwal.Spokesman of police said ...

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  • Chickens coming home to roost

    , By M. A. Niazi

    City Notes The massacre in Peshawar raised questions amid the tragedy. That so many children were killed, and that too when they went to school, should cause grief, but need it cause revenge? If so, shouldn’t the revenge be exacted on the guilty? We have seen two hangings beginning the ...

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  • Pakistan Ki Roohani Asaas published

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Prof Muhammad Yousaf Irfan, a prominent columnist of Nawa-i-Waqt, has authored a book “Pakistan Ki Roohani Asaas”, which sheds light on the past and present of the country and gives an assessment of the future in store for the Islamic Republic. The 236-page book has been ...

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  • 5,000 benefit from PEF evening plan

    , By APP

    LAHORE - As many as 5,000 male and female students have been enrolled in the evening classes programme of education voucher scheme of Punjab Education Foundation (PEF).This programme was launched in Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi in collaboration with the private partners, said a PEF spokesman on ...

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  • Mules nicked

    , By APP

    LAHORE - Shalimar police have arrested two drug peddlers and seized one Kg ‘Bhang’ and 20 litre liquor from their possession.SP Civil Line constituted a special police under the supervision of DSP which conducted a raid and arrested the accused and recovered the contraband.The arrested ...

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  • In the memory of Peshawar martyrs

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - The All Pakistan Minorities Alliance on Sunday held a condolence reference for those killed in the Peshawar Army Public School on December 16.Organised at the Central Church, Waris Road, Senior Pastor Emanuel Khokher presided it over.Other attendees included Mrs Najmi Saleem, Haroon ...

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  • Umrah to cost Rs8,000 more

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - PIA has increased Rs8,000 to its Umrah fare second time in week, now reaching at around Rs83,000, a travel agent said on Sunday.He said that fare of Lahore-Jedah Umrah flight was started with Rs62,000 from December 01, 2014 and it was revised on December 15 and raised to Rs72,000. ...

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  • Security code raised to ‘highly sensitive’

    , By Jawad R Awan

    LAHORE - Security code in the major cities housing military cantonments in the country has been changed into ‘highly sensitive’ till the completion of the executions of the terrorists, it is reliably learnt. Well-informed sources in the security establishment privy to the developments ...

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  • Solar plans for Punjab

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Punjab government is considering equipping the government offices, schools and health centers with solar panels.Presiding over a meeting on Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif directed all the departments concerned to evolve a comprehensive planning in this regard. He also ...

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  • Chief resolve for peace

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has hoped that the war against terrorism will be won at every cost, with a show of unity and harmony by the nation.Talking to a PML-N delegation who called on him at his office, the chief minister stated that entire nation was united against terrorism. He also ...

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  • Scores swooped down for security

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Lawmen arrested more than 70 people in in the Punjab capital on Saturday, sources said. The operations involving house-to-house searches and checking at surprise pickets, launched after the deadliest terror assault on the army public school in Peshawar. “Some 70 people are taken into ...

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  • HNPIP organises seminar on Malala and education

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Malala Yousafzai has augmented the status of Pakistan by achieving Nobel Prize and her struggle for the cause of education would be remembered forever, speakers said while addressing a seminar at Hameed Nizami Press Institute of Pakistan (HNPIP).The seminar ‘Nobel Award for Malala ...

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  • PAT’s 14-point counter-terrorism agenda

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has proposed that the army should be given control of all the institutions dealing with the counter-terrorism activities in Pakistan.Presenting his 14-point counter-terrorism agenda from Houston (America) via a video-link during a press ...

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  • JI calls for deweaponisation

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has stressed upon the government to confiscate all illegal arms in the country and deposit these with the state armoury for rooting out terrorism.During a press conference held on Saturday, the JI chief called upon the government to fulfill its ...

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  • Prayers for Peshawar pearls at LGH

    , By Iqtidar Gilani

    LAHORE - Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq on Saturday said that the Peshawar massacre had grieved every Pakistani including the Christians.Speaking at a ceremony held in the memory of Peshawar martyrs at Lahore General Hospital, the adviser said that the Army, supported by ...

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  • Cold wave, dense fog

    , By Iqtidar Gilani

    LAHORE - Plains of the country including the City remained in the grip of severe cold wave and blanketed by dense fog on Saturday with experts predicting the prevailing harsh weather conditions to persist during the next 2-3 days.Weather remained very cold and dry in most parts of the country. ...

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  • Bio-safety sitting at Animals Sciences Uni

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - A three-day International training workshop on bio-safety held at University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences (UVAS) Lahore was concluded on Saturday.UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha Dr Talat, who chaired the concluding session, said that all the participants of the ...

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  • Postings and penalty

    LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority DG Ahad Khan Cheema has posted Khawaja Muhammad Ali as Director Administration and Finance TEPA.Khawaja, earlier, had been working as Director Katchi Abadies. Additional Director General (HQ) Amina Munir has relieved Assistant Director (Law) Sehar Chauhdary to ...

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