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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Saturday said the All Parties Conference (APC) of opposition would be a gathering of accused and losers which wanted to create law and order situation and chaos in the country.  While addressing a press conference here ...

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  • LAHORE - PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari will address the All Parties Conference of the Opposition parties being held on Sunday (today) via video-link and their speeches will be broadcast live on social media.  In a statement, the Pakistan Peoples’ Party on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - At least four terrorists were killed as the security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation on confirmation of presence of terrorists in central Makran range in Awaran District, Balochistan, yesterday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) directorate, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces yesterday participated in the opening ceremony of the multinational military exercise, Kavkaz 2020, held at Astrakhan region, Russia.  According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) directorate, the Exercise Kavkaz (21-26 Sep) aims at ...

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  • MULTAN - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday said that a group of rejected elements is gathering under the banner of All Parties Conference (APC) to safeguard their personal al interests and the loot and corruption. While talking to PTI leaders in Multan, he said that the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As Irish-American business tycoon Chuk Feeney has given away all of his US $ eight billion fortune to charity, Prime Minister Imran Khan named this act a “true richness.” “This is what I call true richness - a liberated soul,” the prime minister said on twitter ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mehmood Saturday said the government was not taking seriously to the opposition’s All Parties Conference (APC) as it was an inconsequential and waste of time. Both the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hasan Chohan has criticized the proposed All Parties Conference (APC) of the Opposition parties as an attempt to protect their corruption and find more chances to plunder public money. Talking to media on Saturday, Chohan said the proposed APC would ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said yesterday that the health of students is the government’s top priority but any decision in haste regarding closing the educational institutions will destroy the education. The minister said this in his ...

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  • Peshawar - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Saturday said the provincial governance, keeping in view welfare of the citizens, had designed a strategy to make the government more responsive, transparent, accountable and open in its approach and working.   “This whole ...

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  • Muzaffargarh - Police claimed to have arrested a man for exhibiting weapon on social media.  Ansar Abbas Hiraj, 28, r/o Sultan Colony posed his image on social media exhibiting weapon.  Police Station Sanawan taking immediate action and arrested the accused from his home. College, two ...

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  • FAISALABAD - As many as 1.382 million children up to the age of 5 years would be administered polio vaccine in district Faisalabad during the next national anti-polio campaign, which would commence from Sept 21, 2020.  This was stated by divisional Commissioner Ishrat Ali while inaugurating ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Parliamentary leaders of Opposition parties may soon hold a meeting with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to raise the matter about vote count during legislation on FATF related bills in the joint session of Parliament. The main leadership from Opposition had expressed doubts ...

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  • LAHORE - PML-N leader and former MPA from PP-56 Jaranawala Rai Usman Khan Kharal called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi and Senator Kamil Ali Agha at his residence on Saturday and announced to join Pakistan Muslim League (PML) along with his colleagues. Rai Usman Khan Kharal is son of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Saturday dismantled some 83 moveable and immoveable structures along Grand Trunk (G.T) Road in its ongoing anti-encroachment drive. The Enforcement Directorate of the civic body started the drive from Daewoo Buss Stand that continued till Motorway ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Punjab government in collaboration with Human Rights and Minorities Department would table draft of the Transgender Rights Protection Act Punjab 2020 soon. This was informed by focal persons of Transgender Community Neeli Rana and Zanaya Chaudhary who met with the Provincial Minister of ...

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  • MULTAN - Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC) issued notices to different educational institutes, found throwing trash outside schools or colleges, on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Aamir Khattak took serious notice of presence of trash outside different educational institutes. He instructed ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Chairman Amun Taraqqi Party Muhammad Faiq Shah on Saturday expressed dismay over the tax directory of the Members of the Parliament for year 2018-19 issued by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and alleged that despite having assets worth billions of rupees the MPAs had committed tax-evasion ...

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  • MANSEHRA - SHO of Darband Police Station Mohammad Nawaz was suspended for kicking and thrashing a woman, who later delivered a premature [dead] baby. DIG Hazara Qazi Jamilur Rehman suspended SHO Mohammad Nawaz, who kicked the woman during a raid to arrest her husband, who was found absent from the ...

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  • Peshawar - Fourteen lawmakers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have not paid any tax for the year ending June 2018, according to a directory of tax returns released by the Federal Board of Revenue in September 2020. KP Advisor on Information and Higher Education Kamran Bangash has not paid any ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Saturday called for a transparent judicial inquiry, under international scrutiny, into the extra-judicial killing of three innocent Kashmiris in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) on July 18 this year, as the Indian occupation forces had admitted the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally rose to 305,031 after the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) reported 645 new cases during the past 24 hours. The virus meanwhile, claimed seven more lives, taking the country’s death toll to 6,415.  At least 292,044 patients have ...

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  • LAHORE - Interior Minister Brigadier (retd) Ejaz Ahmad Shah called on Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar and discussed political and national matters during a meeting at the Governor’s House here on Saturday. Talking to the Interior Minister, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar ...

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  • LAHORE - Inspector General of Police (IGP), Punjab Inam Ghani said that in order to further strengthen the atmosphere of trust between the citizens and the police and reduce the distances, police officers should make their access to the public easier through community policing and open door policy ...

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  • LAHORE - DIG Operations Ashfaq Khan Saturday said that more than 577,000 vehicles, 288,000 motorbikes were checked at check-posts at exit and entry points of the provincial capital during the current year so far.  He said that 59 vehicles and 1,352 bikes were impounded by different police ...

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  • LAHORE - Commissioner Lahore Division, Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman said that it was mandatory for every Deputy Commissioner (DC) to keep a check on all development schemes in his district regarding their standard, speed of work and deadline of completion.  He said all nonfunctional filtration ...

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  • PESHAWAR - The Board of Governors (BoG) meeting of the Medical Teaching Institution Mardan Medical Complex (MTI-MMC) on Saturday approved measures to procure equipment to start cardiac surgeries at the hospital in near future.  Chairman BoG MTI-MMC Dr Fazle Hadi chaired the meeting that held ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani has expressed satisfaction over adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) being adopted by the educational institutions which have been reopened in the first phase. At a press conference at Shahbaz Hall of Shahbaz Building here on ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Information and Forests Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the Sindh government is pursuing its project of urban forests with utmost transparency and monitoring so to yield maximum results to improve environment of cities of the province. “The elements of ...

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  • KARACHI - Minister for health Sindh Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho on Saturday inaugurated the one-week polio campaign here in EPI hall which will start from September 21 and end on September 27 in the province. She was flanked by Secretary Health Dr. Kazim Jatoi, Coordinator EOC Sindh Fayaz Abbasi and EOC ...

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