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  • PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mah­mood Khan has directed the quarters con­cerned to complete all preparations in order to ensure formal ground breaking of Cities Improvement Project (CIP) by the end of this year. Provision of improved municipal ser­vices and other ...

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  • MARDAN - Police arrested 282 outlaws in Mardan district and recovered a cache of ammunition and drugs in operations during the month of June, District Police Of­ficer Dr Zahid Ullah said on Thursday. Speaking to report­ers, Dr Zahid said that weapons seized include 27 AK-47 rifles, 24 ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa on Information and Public Re­lations Ajmal Khan Wazir on Thursday said that effective policy of smart lock­down was being implemented to con­trol corona, while smart lockdown had been implemented in 214 affected ar­eas in ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pa­khtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan was informed on Thursday that PC-1 of land acquisition for Phase 2 of Swat Motor­way Project has been cleared by the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) and submitted report to the Ex­ecutive Committee of Na­tional ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Provincial Disaster Manage­ment Authority (PDMA) has issued an alert asking all the district administrations in the province to take pre­cautionary measures for any emergency because moder­ate monsoon rains are likely to lash Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Friday evening. As per the ...

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  • LAKKI MARWAT - The wildlife department has set up a quarantine facility at the Wildlife Park and crane conser­vation centre along the Indus Highway near Kurrum River. Bannu Division Commissioner Shaukat Ali Yousafzai inaugurated the facility, which will help quarantine birds and animals ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Peshawar Police on Thursday arrested four members of a gang involved in kidnapping of minors and use them for beggary. SP City Waqar Azeem said on Thursday. Talking to reporters, SP City Waqar Azeem said, “We have two male and two female members of the gang, who hail from ...

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  • PESHAWAR - The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has established a thermal screening camp at the District Head­quarters Hospital here to diagnose the people infected with corona virus in Bajaur district. Ac­cording to a statement issued by the PRCS local chapter, the society in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thurs­day said the decision of Punjab government to divide South Punjab Civil Secretariat into two parts, based in Multan and Bahawalpur, was a big step towards devolution of power. “The de­cision will facilitate people of the area ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Terming the federal capital the icon of Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the civic authorities to maintain standards of town planning and infrastructure of Islamabad to ensure better urban facilities to its residents. He said this while performing groundbreaking for four ...

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  • rawalpindi - A protest demonstration was held by the employees of Pakistan Tourism and Development Corporation (PTDC) against the government for sacking 450 employees besides closing operations of Fleshman Hotel, PTDC hotels and motels across the country here on Thursday. The protest demonstration ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The auction of cattle market organised by the Directorate of Municipal Corporation, Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad remained unsuccessful due to lukewarm response from the bidders. MCI sets up a cattle market in I-12 by auctioning it to private contractor against millions of rupees ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - A gun battle broke out on Thursday between two groups over a land dispute in Taxila leaving a person dead and injuring four others.  Rescue 1122 moved the dead body and the injured persons to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital for autopsy and cure. Police are investigating the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Sihala police have arrested four persons for spreading terror through social media, according to the police officials. According to the details, the accused uploaded videos on social media in which they were seen brandishing weapons and spreading terror in the society. They had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Corps Headquarters Karachi and Pakistan Rangers Sindh. Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz received COAS. The Pakistan Army Chief was briefed on the operational matters and internal security ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday has urged that the Federal government’s Ministry of Education & Professional Training to provide necessary clarification whether it is an adoption of the whole national curriculum or only core subjects of Single National ...

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  • KARACHI - Minister Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Thursday has initiated a cleaning campaign of stormwater drains due to upcoming monsoon prediction. Secretary Local Government Roshan Ali Shaikh, Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, MD KW&SB Asad Ullah Khan, Project ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice President Haleem Adil Sheikh Thursday asked Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to take notice of the sufferings of the people of Sindh especially Larkana. Addressing a press conference here, flanked by PTI leader and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Navy is capable of dealing with traditional and non-traditional challenges by ensuring combat readiness. This was stated by Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi while participating at the 49th PN Staff Course at Pakistan Navy War College Lahore on Thursday. He advised the ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday that 2,430 new cases of the coronavirus were detected in the province during the last 24 hours, increasing the tally to 89,225 while 31 more patients died, taking the death toll to 1,437. In a statement issued here from the CM ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Balochistan government would initiate 12 new projects for providing clean drinking water in different districts of the province. The government had allocated Rs 354.20 million in the financial year 2020-21 for the water supply projects, an official of the Balochistan government said on ...

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  • KARACHI - The Board of Directors of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Thursday announced setting up a fund to financially assist families of the martyred security personnel and those who were injured defending the stock exchange on June 29th. The board condemned the cowardly attack in the strongest ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi yesterday said the oppression and barbarism in Indian Occupied Kashmir had crossed all limits and called upon the international community and human rights watchdogs to take notice of the worsening situation. In a statement on the occasion of the ...

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  • MITHI - During pre-monsoon rains in different villages of Tharparkar, thunder bolts claimed three lives while six members of a family sustained injuries. Around 300 animals including cows, goats and sheep also perished due to lightning. According to details 25 years old Kewal Kolhi of village ...

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  • LAHORE - Out of total 217,809 COVID-19 positive patients, at least 104,694 have so far recovered from the disease across the country. During the last 24 hours, the virus claimed lives of 78 people across the country, taking the death tally to 4473. Some 22, 128 corona tests were carried out during ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO), under a pilot project of United States Institute of Peace (USIP), on Thursday formed four parliamentary working groups to bring reforms in the police department by introducing modern research mechanism and making necessary ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - China would help in installing phytosanitary facilities in Pakistan, besides it would help in building vocational and technical agriculture institutions for training farmers and other people. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting between Minister for National Food Security ...

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  • FAISALABAD - A special counter had been set up at Kidmat Markaz to receive applications regarding approval of private housing schemes establishment, commercial and residential building maps and other official matters. The special counter at Khidmat Markaz started working here on Thursday. This was ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab cabinet which met here on Thursday with Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar in the chair approved the interim wheat policy for release of wheat to flour mills. With the release of government wheat, the 20-kg flour bag will be available at Rs 850 instead of Rs 1050 in ...

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  • LAHORE - Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan has said that all eyes are on the atrocities committed against unarmed civilians in Occupied Kashmir and the brutal murder of innocent citizen Bashir Ahmed Khan and the innocence of a small child is a big question mark for the international ...

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