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  • TMULTAN/GUJRANWALA   -  The NAB Multan has arrested some officiers including Chief Engineer of Multan Metro project, director engineering and subdivisional officers (SDOs) in connection with metro corruption case here on Thursday, The Nation has learnt. NAB sources disclosed that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE   –Pakistan Army on Monday came forward for the second time and contributed over a billion (Rs1006 million) as donation to the Supreme Court fund for Diamer-Basha and Mohmand dams. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa presented the cheque in a meeting with ...

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  • TOKARA/ATTOCK  -  The Pakistanis must exhibit true love and brotherhood by maintaining peace and order during Muharram, said Deputy Commissioner Rizwan Nazeer. He directed the security agencies to take fool proof measures to defeat any untoward effort of evil elements. He said the ...

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  • TSIALKOT/HAFIZABAD  -  The students, teachers and senior officials of the University of Sialkot (USKT) visited the Zero Point between Pakistan and India at Sucheetgarh Sector along the Sialkot Working Boundary. USKT CEO Rehan Younas led the tour. On the occasion, the USKT students showed ...

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  • TLODHRAN/SIALKOT/BAHAWALPUR  -  Various people including various officials offered Fateha at the grave of Martyr Muhammad Iqbal at Basti Lahori, Gailaywaal in Lodhran and also paid homage to the martyr over his sacrifice for the Motherland. In the war, protectors of Pakistani borders ...

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  • TBUREWALA/BAHAWALPUR  -  A special ceremony to commemorate Defence Day of Pakistan was held at the mausoleum of Major Tufail Muhammad Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, at Chak 253/EB Tufailabad, Burewala. General Officer Commanding (GOC) 26 Division Major General Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal along with ...

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  • TBAHAWALPUR/GUJRANWALA/SIALKOT  -   The nation observed the Pakistan Defence Day with enthusiasm and zeal with renewed pledge to defend the Motherland’s geographical and ideological frontiers at all costs. The day dawned with the special prayers in all the mosques for national ...

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  • THAFIZABAD/Gujranwala  -  A minor child and two girls were sexually assaulted in three incidents occurred in different areas of Hafizabad and Gujranwala on Wednesday. According to Hafizabad police source, an eight-year-old girl, daughter of Munir Ahmad of Kassoki was on the way to her ...

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  • TSIALKOT  -  The owner of a local brick kiln and his accomplices kidnapped eleven members of a family over bonded labour issue in village Bheelo Mahaar, Daska tehsil here on Wednesday. On the report of family head Maqsuda Bibi, police have registered a case against kiln owner Younas and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $100 million loan to address chronic water shortages and increase earnings on farms in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest and poorest province. The Balochistan Water Resources Development Sector ...

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  • TCHINIOT/SIALKOT  -  Langrana police have registered a case against four influential landlords of Chak 241-JB for raping two sisters of the same village and for making videos of the offence. According to the FIR, Shahnaz Bibi, a widow, and her married sister Shamim Akhtar were grazing ...

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  • TSIALKOT/TOBA TEK SINGH   -  Gepco has announced punishments for 831 Gepco employees including seven executive engineers (XENs) and 93 subdivisional officers (SDOs) for corruption and power abuse. According to CEO Zahid Saleem, Gepco has taken stern action against its seven XENs, 93 ...

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  • TGUJRANWALA/ SAMBRIAL  -  Two persons were killed in firing by rivals at Dargahi Wala on Monday. It was reported that there was an enmity between Malhi and Namberdar group. On Monday, Ashfaq Chattha and Akram Chattha of Namberdar group stood in the street when their rivals appeared in a ...

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  • TOKARA/SIALKOT  -  Violence against women continued unabated in the society as two more women were tortured to death by their husbands and another was killed after rape here on Thursday. A man allegedly tortured to death his wife with the help of his other family members over the domestic ...

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  • T­FAISALABAD/TOBA TEK SINGH   -  Dozens of people took to the streets on Thursday after two youth were shot dead in an alleged police encounter. A young man identified as Arsalan died on the spot while another named Usman succumbed to his wounds at the Allied Hospital. It was ...

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  • THAFIZABAD/BAHAWALPUR/AHMEDPUR EAST   -   The PTI has won the lone NA-87 and two of the three PA seats in Hafizabad district and also remained victorious in Bahawalpur and Ahmadpur East in the general elections. According to preliminary results announced by the Returning ...

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  • TOKARA/GUJRANWALA  -  The Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) will fully support the candidates of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) in the general elections, said PAT district president Hafeez Qadri. in an election meeting at the lawn of the district office of PAT at GT Road, he announced the PAT ...

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  • TMUZAFFARGARH/OKARA   -  Awami Raj Party chairman Jamshed Dasti has withdraw his nomination papers in favour of independent candidate Fiaz Chajra while various political families’ leaders announced to support PPP’s Malik Ghulam Raza Rabbani Khar. Thus, Ghulam Raza has ...

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  • TLAHORE/ISLAMABAD/SIALKOT/SARGODHA  - PTI chief Imran Khan appears to be in a catch 22 situation as his nomination papers have not been cleared yet for any constituency. The returning officers for three different national assembly constituencies have summoned him today, the last day for ...

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  • TOKARA/HUJRA SHAH MUQEEM - Nomination papers of former provincial minister Wazir Raza Ali Shah have been rejected by the returning officer concerned for allegedly concealing tax evasion and Rs8.6 million worth Mercedes car. Defected from the PML-N, Wazir Raza Ali Shah had filed nomination papers to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore  -  The Election Commission Thursday appointed Professor Hassan Askari and Allaudin Marri caretaker chief ministers of Punjab and Balochistan, completing the process of appointment of interim CMs in all the four provinces. But Prof Askari’s appointment has ...

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  • TMULTAN/MUZAFFARGARH - The health workers kept almost all public sector health facilities locked-up except emergency wards here on Thursday as a protest against proposed privatisation of health sector. The protesters locked up the local health offices, rural health centres, tehsil and district ...

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  • TKHYBER AGENCY - A renowned local poet was shot dead in firing between two rival families at Sadu Khel area of tehsil Landi Kotal on Thursday. The administration and local sources said that years back, a dispute erupted between Haji Alamgeer and Rehmatullah families over a piece of land. Last ...

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  • TGUJRANWALA/HAFIZABAD/OKARA/ TOBA TEK SINGH/SHARAQPUR/  ZAFARWAL/SIALKOT  -  The chemists across the Punjab province observed complete strike against the Drug Act thereby adding to the patients’ problems and grievances on Thursday. All the medical stores in the ...

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  • TLAHORE/PESHAWAR - Jamaat-i-Islami has finally decided to quit the PTI-led government in KP after a week, allowing its seven MPAs to draw April’s salaries from the national kitty before leaving the government. The decision to leave government was announced by JI KP chapter President ...

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  • TIslamabad/Karachi - In a victory for Amir Khan-led group, the election commission on Monday removed Farooq Sattar as the convener of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P). A five-member bench headed by the chief election commissioner approved the petitions filed by Bahadurabad faction of ...

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  • THAFIZABAD/GUJRANWALA -  All the four accused involved in allegedly extracting blood samples/bone marrow from women under pretences were produced before an anti-terrorism court which remanded them in police custody for 11 days. They included Sajid, Muhammad Aslam Hunjra, Irfan and ringleader ...

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  • TMANDI BAHAUDDIN/SARGODHA -  A delegation of sugarcane farmers visited Deputy Commissioner Hafiz Shaukat Ali and complained that the management of a local sugar mills was not paying them the officially fixed rate of Rs450 per quintal. The DC called Shahtaj Sugar Mills Deputy Director Khalid and ...

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  • TBADIN - Political, religious parties and civil society took out rallies to express solidarity with Kashmiris to mark Kashmir Day, here on Monday. Badin district administration and political parties held rallies across the district. The participants carried party flags, banners and raised slogans in ...

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  • TSARGODHA/BHALWAL - A 16-year-old girl on Thursday was strangled to death after rape at Tasawar Abad in Tehsil Bhalwal of district Sargodha. Her dead body was found from fields after five hours search. According to police sources, some unidentified accused brutally murdered the girl identified as ...

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