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  • PESHAWAR - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said that opposition parties have joined hands to protect their loot and the nation had never supported such movements for personal gains in the past. While addressing a press-conference at Peshawar Press ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Monday said that Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) would win the Senate elections with overwhelming majority. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed expressed these views while addressing a function in Rawalpindi. The Minister said that the opposition ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A two-member bench of the apex court on Monday referred the extradition case of Talha Haroon to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) for formation of a three-member bench. A two-member bench of the apex court, comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi, ...

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  • KARACHI - The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Sindh has been summoned to meet on October 21 at the Sindh Assembly Building. Sindh governor Imran Ismail has summoned a session of the provincial assembly in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under clause (a) of article 109 of the Constitution of ...

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  • HYDERABAD - Dr Muhammad Siddique, District Health Officer, (BS-20), Tando Muhammad Khan was transferred and posted as Medical Superintendent Liaquat Medical University Hospital Hyderabad. According to a notification, Dr Sayed Zawar Hussain Shah, Medical Superintendent (BS-20) LU Hospital Hyderabad ...

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  • SUKKUR - Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sukkur, Rana Adil Taswar has paid a surprise visit to DHQ Hospital on Monday. During his visit he checked cleanliness situation in different wards, toilets, hospital’s premises and lighting arrangements. Toilets of Trauma Centre, Surgical/Orthopaedic and ...

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  • MITHI - A young man committed suicide in Islamkot taluka of Tharparkar district on Monday. According to details 22-year old Bilawal Junejo resident of village Mehryari ended his life by hanging himself. Police shifted the dead body to hospital for postmortem, later handed over to heirs after ...

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  • LAHORE   -   Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Punjab handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including KN95 mask, surgical mask, OT gowns, PPE suit, thermal guns, face shield, virocid, sanitizer for frontline health workers to administration of Service Hospital ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Taking advantage of unique properties of sediments from the bottom of Sawtooth Lake in the Canadian High Arctic, climate scientists have extended the record of Atlantic sea-surface temperature from about 100 to 2,900 years, and it shows that the warmest interval over this ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - President Dr. Arif Alvi on Sunday urged the nation to strictly follow the corona-related SOPs in view of the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the country. In his video message, he said, “We have contained the pandemic to the significant extent however; adhering to the precautionary ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Minister of state for climate change Zartaj Gul said on Sunday that PM’s Tiger Force portal had been launched to empower the Tiger Force for better results. Launching of PM’s Tiger Force portal is an achievement of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Sessions of the Senate and the National Assembly are being held, separately, at the Parliament House in Islamabad at 4:00 pm on Monday (today). According to official sources, both the Houses will take up important matters of public interest besides legislative business.

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  • FAISALABAD   -   Director labour Malik Munawar Awan checked 73 kiln houses and got cases registered against 10 owners over violations of the child labour during the last three days.  The director said on special direction of the Punjab government, a vigorous campaign was launched ...

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  • SIALKOT   -   Dozens of outraged people badly tortured a young man, dragged him on the streets as punishment for coming to meet his girlfriend in Maalo Mahey village of Daska tehsil on Sunday. According to police, Ashiq Hussain had gone to meet his girlfriend, but was made hostage by the ...

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  • KASUR   -   Rangers gunned down a smuggler of liquor, in the limits of Sadr police Kasur.  Police said on Sunday that an unidentified youth was coming from Indian side after crossing border in the darkness of night when Rangers personnel at a picket near Vehari Farm, signaled him to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   A spokesperson for the aviation division on Sunday clarified an unpleasant incident, occurred at Islamabad International Airport the other day, in which a passenger was allegedly slapped by a foreign airline staffer at the check-in counter.  Commenting on a social ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  The motorists plying their vehicles on the Federal Capital roads with expiry driving licenses are at their wits’ end after the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) have once again closed its office due the coronavirus uptick. They urged the ITP to start an online ...

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  • LAHORE - Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that Punjab Police were present for the protection, assistance and guidance of people in every hour of need and will continue to take all possible steps for the protection of life and property. He directed the senior officers of Lahore ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has made 171 Sahulat bazaars fully functional to ensure provision of daily use items to the people on reasonable prices. A meeting was held at civil secretariat on Sunday, presided by Punjab Chief Secretary Jawad Rafique Malik. Chief Secretary said that Punjab Chief ...

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  • HYDERABAD    -   Parts of Hyderabad remained without power for several hours here on Sunday as a main power supply cable of Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) developed some fault. The HESCO’s spokesman informed that the power supply from Hala Naka grid station to 8 ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Highway Patrol had registered 3301 cases against the accused on violation of traffic laws, keeping illegal weapons during the last month. PHP officials had recovered 26 riffles, 44 guns, 221 pistols, 2093 cartridges and bullets and 43 magazines, 4681 litter liquor, 155624 gram hash, ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Pakistani authorities said, they had foiled an attempt to smuggle dozens of endangered falcons worth more than one million dollars out of the country. Wildlife traffickers catch falcons in Pakistan’s mountainous north, often to sell them for lucrative profits in the ...

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  • KARACHI   -   Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi announced 3-day extension in Karachi referendum campaign keeping in view of citizens’ interest to vote for Karachi rights. JI Karachi Ameer, Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman said that after consultation with the chief of referendum poll commission, ...

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  • LAHORE    -   A 24-member Punjab football team will proceed to Quetta today (Monday) to feature in the 1stBalochistan Chief Minister Gold Cup Football Tournament being played there. Punjab will play their first match on Oct 22. International player Asif Iqbal Khakwani has been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday congratulated New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on her impressive victory in New Zealand elections. The prime minister in a tweet said “Warmest congratulations to Jacinda Ardern on her impressive victory in NZ elections2020. Her ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Asif Ali Zardari paying rich tributes to the martyrs of Karsaz tragedy said that these martyrs had rendered supreme sacrifices for constitution, democracy and supremacy of Parliament and thus wrote a golden chapter ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) would be observed on October 30 (Friday) as the Rabi-ul-Awwal crescent has not been sighted, said a notification issued by Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Saturday. The notification quoting Ruet e Hilal Committee's decision said ...

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  • LAHORE   -   The police arrested 10,165 accused and registered  9,897 FIRs against violation of the Kite Flying Act in the city during the current year. The police recovered 104,000 kites,  2,050 pellets, 6,189 merchandise, 2,549 strings from kite makers, sellers and flyers ...

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  • LAHORE   -   As per directions of Inspector General National Highways & Motorway Police Dr Syed Kaleem Imam and under supervision of DIG Mehboob Aslam, a blood donation camp was organized at NHMP Training College Sheikhupura for patient children of thalassemia under treatment in ...

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  • HYDERABAD   -   A high school teacher, under treatment for an intestinal disease, lost her life after being infected by the coronavirus. The District Education Officer (DEO) Hyderabad, Pir Mohiyuddin Shah Jeelani, confirmed the death of 50 years old Syeda Shaheen Shah here on Saturday. ...

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