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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for the United Arab Emirates on a day-long visit today (Sunday) with the hope to get some financial package to overcome the severe economic crisis being faced by the country. Premier Khan will be visiting on the special invitation of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Saturday said previous government misused the public funds and authority and the government decided to refer four new cases of Sharif family to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    The Supreme Court on Saturday dissolved Board of Commissioners of Punjab Healthcare Commission and ordered the Punjab government to reconstitute the board within two weeks. The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had earlier summoned ...

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  • TPESHAWAR   -  A female dancer, stated to be an Afghan national, was shot dead allegedly by her friend at Kotwali area late Friday night, police said. Sonia, a dancer by profession, was allegedly killed by Mussadaq, a resident of district Charsadda, by opening fire suddenly after ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  President Dr Arif Alvi has said the government has no plan to recognise Israel.  President Alvi, while talking to representatives of different schools of thought who called on him at Governor’s House Lahore yesterday, also made it clear that government was not ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  A Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar here yesterday issued notice to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and 137 others nominated in a case lodged by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to seek ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, accompanied by his daughter Maryam and nephews Hamza and Yousaf Abbas, met former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif at the NAB Lahore offices on Saturday. The meeting, permission for which was accorded by the NAB ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Pak-China bus service has temporarily halted its operation between the two countries due to weather condition unfavourable for travelling in Gilgit-Baltistan. “The bus will not operate between Lahore and Kashgar next week,” said Muhammad Anwar, the CEO of the ...

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  • TIslamabad  -  The Tarnol police in Islamabad have held 3 suspects in connection with firing on the car of a civil judge at the Motorway near Chakri interchange on late Friday. Civil judge (judicial magistrate) Suleman Badar had narrowly escaped the attack while travelling with his family ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  Ambassador of Uzbekistan Furqat Sidikov said that his country desired a trilateral trade commission comprising Pakistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan to promote trade, logistic and investment. Uzbekistan has extended its railway line up to Mazar Sharif in Afghanistan and ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  The son of a former chief justice of Pakistan lodged a complaint with police on Saturday stating powerful land mafia had not only detained him along with his mother at gunpoint but had also occupied his land illegally. Reportedly, the land mafia also opened firing on the ...

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  • TIslamabad  -  The Tarnol police in Islamabad have held 3 suspects in connection with firing on the car of a civil judge at the Motorway near Chakri interchange on late Friday. Civil judge (judicial magistrate) Suleman Badar had narrowly escaped the attack while travelling with his family ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore - Foreign Office Spokesperson Saturday said that some of the Pakistanis stranded at Kuwait Airport owing to cancellation of flights to Lahore were issued boarding passes on Saturday while rest would be accommodated by the Kuwait airlines on Sunday. In a statement, the spokesperson ...

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  • TLAHORE - Season 3 of the nation’s biggest food and music festival, Coke fest, kicked off the other day. Attendees also witnessed chefs working their magic through cooking demonstrations and enjoyed live music performances by Rizwan Butt, Waqar Ehsin and Abrar-ul-Haq. Coke fest offered a ...

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  • TKARACHI - A street school for kids of protesting dock workers of Port Qasim Authority will be established at the ongoing sit-in camp in front of Karachi Press Club today.  These kids are out of school for non-payment of fees as their fathers working at Port Qasim are without pay for 4 ...

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  • TSARGODHA - Four members of a Tablighi Jamaat were killed and 14 others were wounded after the roof of the mosque they were staying collapsed in 140-South village here on Saturday. According to locals, a 25-member Tablighi Jamaat from Shangla (Swat) and Northern Areas stayed at Jamia Masjid ...

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  • TSIALKOT - Punjab Minister for Law Raja Basharat has said that the Punjab government would soon introduce a new system of Local Bodies by abolishing the old rusting LB system. He was talking to the newsmen here on Saturday. Punjab Minister for Special Education Ch Muhammad Ikhlaq was also present on ...

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  • TSIALKOT - Disgruntled former PML-N MPA Ch Munawar Ali Gill formally joined PTI here on Saturday. He announced his decision regarding defecting PTI while addressing a public meeting here at his Dera in Pasrur city, after meeting Punjab Minister for Law Raja Basharat who visited Pasrur. Raja Basharat ...

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  • TWAZIRABAD - Reserve quota of seats given to Wazirabad in evening through RC-102 down has been abolished when RC-102 down replaced RC-104 down. RC-102 down, earlier, reached Wazirabad at 7:40pm which now shifted in the morning at 11am. A quota of nine seats in economy class and four seats in AC ...

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  • TSARGODHA - The lawyers kept locked courts on fourth day of their strike on Saturday, demanding the establishment of Lahore High Court Bench in Sargodha division. In Sargodha District Bar Association (DBA) President Ansar Abbas Baloch said that lawyers would also observe protest on November 19. He ...

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  • TKASUR - Citizens were deprived of cash and other valuables in theft and dacoity incidents reported in Kasur City and suburbs here the other day. Tariq Rashid, a resident of Chak 8, Hussain Khanwala got a case registered with Pattoki police that unidentified thieves stole cash worth Rs450,000 and ...

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  • TCHINIOT - A cable network provider allegedly killed his customer for not paying Rs300 of cable fee on Saturday. Local cable operators including Liaqat Ali alias Rana Pappu and Sheikh Raja went to the house of Waqas Khan, son of Ajmal Khan, a resident of Mohallah Kamangran, and demanded Rs300 of ...

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  • TWAZIRABAD - All the private hospitals and maternity centres in Wazirabad tehsil are being run without proper arrangements of EPI centre for newly born babies. A survey report conducted by this correspondent reveals that there is also lack of coordination between local Health Department and private ...

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  • TMULTAN - Punjab Minister for Tourism Raja Yasir Humayun has said that the government has put a special focus on promotion of tourism and development of tourist resorts across the province. Addressing the participating drivers and navigators of Third Thal Jeep Rally here on Saturday, he said that ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Appointment of judges in the superior judiciary in Azad Jammu Kashmir should be made in line with the procedure, set in the law and constitution of the State, Mirpur District Bar Association President Abdul Aziz Chaudhry emphatically stated. He was talking to senior journalists in ...

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  • TTOBA TEK SINGH - A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team raided a prize bond dealer’s shop located on Rajana Road in Pirmahal and recovered foreign currency and receipts of Hawala Hundi. According to officials, the foreign currency included 11,500 Saudi Riyals and others. An FIA official ...

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  • THAFIZABAD - A newly-wed woman was allegedly tortured to death by her husband, father-in-law and four others here in Channi Churaira village on Saturday. According to report lodged with the Kaleke police by Muhammad Ramzan, son of Khushi Muhammad of Mohallah Akbari Kaleke Mandi, his daughter Saba ...

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  • TKASUR - Police claimed to have arrested as many as 24 proclaimed offenders including nine wanted criminals and five gamblers during operations here the other day. The police also recovered 3kg of hashish, 35 litres of liquor, and illegal arms from their possession. According to police, ...

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  • TSARGODHA - The Pakistan Institute of China Studies (PICS), University of Sargodha (UoS), has started “scholars lecture series”. The first lecture of the series was on “China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Balochistan” to discuss how CPEC will bring economic prosperity ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Top seed Bulgarian Ivan Penev defeated local favourite Huzaifa Abdul Rehman in straight sets in the final of the ITF Pakistan Junior Tennis Championship-2018-II, which was played here at Senator Dialwar Ababs PTF Complex on Saturday. It was highly charged up first set, as Huzifa, who ...

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