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  • TLahore - Javeria Khan will lead the national women team for the tour of Bangladesh as well as the home series against Australia in the absence of regular captain Bismah Maroof. Javeria, 30-year old veteran of Pakistan women's cricket, takes over duties in the absence of regular captain Bismah ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N workers celebrated the release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar on Wednesday. After the announcement of the decision about suspension of the sentence to the PML-N leaders, the party workers took to the streets in jubilation. On the call ...

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  • TLAHORE - Tens of thousands of police are deployed to guard mourning processions in big cities and small towns. Thousands of traditional mourning processions are scheduled to appear in Punjab on Ashura (9th and 10th of Muharram). The police, early this week, mounted their one of the biggest security ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that quality of life of the citizens will be improved and that a social change will come about by that. “Public welfare and prosperity is our commitment and the government will not backtrack from this promise. We will fulfill the ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif shared the news of release of Sharifs with his mother Begum Shamim Akhtar at Jattiumra. On hearing the news, he phoned his mother and said: “Respected, mother your son’s sentence has been suspended.”

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif has rebuffed the impression that release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar was result of any deal. “The persons who previously made fun of the ailment of my aunt Begum Kulsoom ...

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  • TLAHORE - King Edward Medical University Vice Chancellor Prof Khalid Masud Gondal met Chancellor and Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar on Wednesday and briefed him about the ongoing projects of the varsity. According to a press release,the vice chancellor also presented a latest copy of journal ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardar enquired after senior journalist Saeed Azhar and prayed for his early recovery from disease.  PPP leaders Munawar Anjum, Barrister Amir Hasan and Iftikhar Shahid visited Saeed Azhar and presented bouquet to him on behalf of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab and Denmark agreed upon joint initiatives for the awareness and cure of diabetes in Punjab. Commercial Councilor of Royal Danish Embassy in Pakistan Ali Mushtaq Butt and Commercial Advisor Aslam Pervez called on Minister Health Punjab, Dr. Yasmin Rashid here on Wednesday and offered ...

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  • TIslamabad - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed the Prime Minister of Pakistan’s pledge to grant citizenship to around 1.5 million Afghan refugees and Bengalis who were born in Pakistan. According UNHCR spokesperson in Pakistan, the agency welcomes the ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  The main procession of 8th Muharram to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala passed through its traditional route and culminated at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah in locality of Kharadar on Wednesday. Strict security measures were adopted by the security agencies that also include ban ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Karachi-Electric (KE) on Wednesday informed the Sindh High Court that it will provide compensations to the victim’s family in a case pertaining to alleged falling of live electricity wire on an eight-year-old boy, whose both arms had to be amputated to save his ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Adviser to Chief Minister for Information Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that all cases of anti-corruption must be decided in ninety days after that period the department would not be allowed to authorize such cases. This he said while held a meeting ...

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  • TKHAIRPUR  -  A suspect was arrested in injured condition after encounter with Kot Diji police on Wednesday. According to Shoukat Ali Rind, SHO Kotdiji police station, the encounter was held near Kot Diji with a gang in which police succeeded to arrest a wanted suspect Allah Bux alias ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Provincial Minister for Local Government Sindh Saeed Ghani said that the prime minister did not give any warning regarding cleanliness in Karachi and was not even has any right to do so. This he stated while addressing a press conference after presiding a meeting with ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Dr Syed Mohammed Junaid Zaidi, founder Rector of the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad, has said that today outdated syllabus is being taught in educational institutions of the country and 99 percentages of the books of syllabus are authored by academia of ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani on Wednesday visited Karachi Central Prison for inspecting the conditions of the inmates after the speaker’s office received complaints from inmates. The speaker was accompanied by provincial assembly members Mehmood Alam Jamote and ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has said that time has come to launch a vaccination campaign against typhoid across the province especially in those slum areas where it is feared to break out. This she said while presiding over a meeting ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar Wednesday sought further expansion in cooperation between Pakistan and World Bank in the education, health, water, energy and infrastructure sector. The matters related to cooperation between Pakistan and ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  Rejecting the recent hike in gas tariff, All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has demanded of the federal government to revise its decision and protect the CNG industry from. Speaking at a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday, the association's KP Zone ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  A six-member delegation of the European Conservative and Reformists Group of Parliamentarians Wednesday visited the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and had an interactive session with the LCCI office-bearers. Head of the delegation Hasns-Olaf Henkel and the LCCI ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The KSE-100 movements were reflective of a seesaw, where the local bourse juggled between green and red, making an intraday low of -137 points, and an intraday high of +119 points to close at 41,320 levels (up 82 points). Buying was witnessed towards the close as investors took ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  In order to sensitize the not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) about the regulatory framework on anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), the SECP has held two more awareness sessions in Lahore and Peshawar during this week. The SECP has expanded ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission has sealed 47 private hospitals for lacking basic healthcare facilities. As per the official communiqué, the KP HealthCare Commission sealed the private hospitals due to lack of blood banks and Intensive Care Units in these ...

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  • TMULTAN - In order to promote agriculture based industry the Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan (MNS-UAM) has introduced a new degree programme BSc Agro-Industrial Engineering Technology. The course has been designed keeping in view the demand of over 10,000 medium and ...

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  • TIslamabad - Military leaders of Iron Brothers – Pakistan and China – on Tuesday resolved to strengthen bilateral cooperation to tackle common security challenges. This decision was taken in meeting between Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Vice Chairman of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday took notice of the death of a 10-year-old girl namely Amal by firing at a traffic signal in Karachi. According to a statement issued by the Supreme Court, as per media report Amal along with her parents was on the way when they ...

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  • TKHANEWAL/MULTAN - An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crashed here in fields in Mauza Rai Pur, in the remit of Adda 12 Meel Police, Tehsil Kabirwala, in the wee hours of Tuesday. No loss of life or damage to property occurred in the incident. Sources informed that the drone was on a routine flight ...

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  • TKASUR - Police recovered a missing six-year-old boy within two hours and handed him over to his parents here the other day. According to police, six-year-old Muhammad, resident of Defence Colony, went missing. He was spotted crying in CCTV cameras operated under Kasur Safe City project. The Muhafiz ...

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  • THAFIZABAD - Glowing tribute was paid to late Begum Kulsoom Nawaz for her daring struggle against dictator Gen (r) Parvez Musharraf for the restoration of democratic order in the country. A condolence reference was held here in PML-N secretariat to highlight services of the former first lady. The ...

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