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  • TA sessions court on Wednesday ordered the Civil Lines SHO to submit a report by November 16 (Friday) on police failure to register a case against TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi, TLYRA head Ashraf Jalali and others. They are accused of issuing remarks against the judiciary and the army following the ...

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  • TA court on Wednesday sentenced a man to 25 years in jail over rape of a child. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 500,000 on the convict and he would undergo six months additional punishment in case of non-payment of fine. Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, presiding ...

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  • TProvincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Aijaz Alam Wednesday said the government will ensure the protection of children. He added that it was a prime responsibility of the state to make arrangements to protect rights of every citizen especially children. The minister expressed ...

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  • TThe Punjab government on Wednesday appointed Minister of Zakat and Ushr Shaukat Ali Lalika as Co-Chairman of Punjab Zakat and Ushr Council.According to a notification, nine MPAs have also been appointed as members of Zakat Council including Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari (Attock), Muhammad Abdullah ...

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  • TPESHAWAR: A moderate magnitude earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted different parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar and its adjoining areas in the wee hours of Wednesday. The tremor was also felt in other parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa including Mingora and Swat. People came ...

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  • TSARGODHA - An egg trader complained about theft of Rs200,000 from his account by some unknown persons here the other day. One M Hammad, a resident of Hyderabad Town locality, told the media that cash worth Rs200,000 was withdrawn by unknown suspects from his account in a UBL branch. He claimed that ...

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  • TSARGODHA - An egg trader complained about theft of Rs200,000 from his account by some unknown persons here the other day. One M Hammad, a resident of Hyderabad Town locality, told the media that cash worth Rs200,000 was withdrawn by unknown suspects from his account in a UBL branch.  

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  • TPunjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said the government is implementing public-centric policies so that maximum relief can be provided to the masses.  Talking to MNAs and MPAs from Rawalpindi Division on Tuesday, he said the government had introduced a comprehensive policy to ...

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  • TFive men were killed and more than 25 others wounded critically when a mini-truck carrying milkmen overturned near Sundar Estate on early Tuesday.  Rescue workers said four of the victims died on the spot while the fifth expired at a hospital later. “More than 25 men were shifted to ...

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  • TThe 11th annual general meeting of the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust (NPT) on Tuesday passed a series of resolutions seeking unity in Pakistani nation and supporting the fund-raising campaign of the chief justice of Pakistan.  The NPT urged the government to build water reservoirs, particularly ...

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  • TLeader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif has expressed optimism about winning both Punjab Senate seats for which the PML-N has fielded Saud Majeed and Saira Afzal Tarar. Talking to party leaders at Model Town here yesterday, Hamza Shehbaz slammed the PTI government for ...

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  • TA sessions court on Monday adjourned till Tuesday (today) the hearing of a heroin smuggling case against Czech model Tereza Hluskova who was arrested at Lahore airport while trying to smuggle nine kilograms of heroin. The model was dressed in heavy warm clothes as she was suffering from some ...

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  • TThe Punjab Healthcare Commission on Monday has sealed a drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centre for insufficient psychiatric, health and residential facilities after evacuating 21 persons.  According to details, the PHC team had conducted a raid on the Arshad Rehab Addiction ...

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  • TThe Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has decided to computerise record of all cases.  The authority is developing software to link the law directorate to all its wings and directorates. The software will provide up-to-date status of cases being heard by various courts. It was decided at a ...

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  • TCity police on Monday arrested a Chinese national and seized 230 bottles of liquor from him, police sources said.  A police official told The Nation that the Chinese national used to sell liquor in the posh housing societies on high prices. The police identified the suspect as Shi Ri Ming, who ...

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  • TLAHORE - President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Almas Hyder has said that role of research institutions is crucial for creating a vibrant economy therefore they should work vigorously for Pakistan’s development. He was talking to Chairman PCSIR Dr Shahzad Alam here at the ...

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  • TLAHORE – Descon, Nestle, Packages and Fatima Group qualified for the semi-finals of 2nd Descon Super League (DSL) here the other day. As many as four quarter-finals were played in Township Whites Cricket Ground and Valencia Cricket Ground. In the first quarter-final at Township Whites, Descon ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – As many as 11 matches were played on the first day of the ITF Junior Pakistan Tennis Championship-II 2018 here at Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Complex on Monday. In the first match of the day, Yunes Talavar of Iran beat Pakistan’s Abdullah Abdullah 6-3, 6-2, India’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) President Mudassar Arain has said that the PAFIAN Girls Netball Cup 2018 commenced at City School, PAF Chapter, Karachi on Monday. Mudassar said the event is being organised by the PNF in collaboration with City School. City School PAF Principal Siamon ...

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  • TLAHORE – The 64th National Men/Women Track Cycling Championship 2018 will be held here at the cycling velodrome from December 15 to 18. Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF), in collaboration with SSGC Sports Board, is organising the four-day event, said PCF secretary Syed Azhar Ali Shah here on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – Eight-year old Eshal Aftab and her brother 6-year-old Musa Aftab received yellow belts from their instructor Basharat, as both excelled in the annul taekwondo event held at Naval Enclave Taekwondo Club on Sunday. Eshal told The Nation that she was playing tennis for last three ...

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  • TLAHORE - Brilliant bowling Kifayat Hussain and Jawed Hafeez helped Lahore Lions thrash Omar Associates by 8 wickets in the 6th National Seniors Cup 2018 final played here at the Shah Faisal Cricket Ground on Sunday. Omar Associates, batting first, scored 138-9 in 20 overs. Imran was top scorer with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first round of Fazal Mahmood National Club Cricket Championship 2018 (Islamabad Chapter) has been completed with 19 clubs qualified for second round to be played in December. The PCB-endorsed championship has been taking place throughout the country with final phase to be played ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – Century by skipper M Ayub Awan helped Islamabad Police cricket team beat Islamabad Club by 43 runs in a friendly match played here at Islamabad Club ground on Sunday. ICT Police scored massive 288-5 with skipper Ayub hammering unbeaten 103 hitting 10 boundaries and two sixes, ...

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  • TThe Board of the Commissioners of the Punjab Healthcare Commission has unanimously elected senior health professional Dr Azeemuddin Zahid Lakhvi as the Chairperson BoC.  This was decided at the 39th BoC meeting held at the PHC office here on Saturday. The meeting was attended by members BoC ...

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  • TShaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) and PakWheels will arrange annual auto show at Liberty Market on Sunday (today).  Dr Faisal Sultan CEO, SKMCH&RC and Suneel Munj, CEO PakWheels will inaugurate the show along with the cancer patients, undergoing ...

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  • TThe Punjab Food Authority unearthed an illegal slaughterhouse in the Bakar Mandi here on Saturday and confiscated 2,000 kg unhygienic meat. A case is registered and further investigation is under way.  PFA Director General Captain (R) Muhammad Usman said that the raid was made on a tip-off of ...

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  • TAs many as seven million children under five will be administrated vaccine in 12 districts during five day anti-polio drive starting from coming Monday (tomorrow).  These districts declared sensitive included Lahore, Sheikhupura, Bahawalpur, DG Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, RY Khan, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - FBR has issued an advice to the SBP for making payment of sales tax refunds amounting to Rs 8.74b to facilitate the exports. The payment will benefit 739 claimants from five export-oriented zero-rated sectors i.e. textiles, carpets, leather, sports goods and surgical instruments. The ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI - The Diplomat Business Club (DBC) on Saturday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce of Industry (RCCI) to promote cooperation for enhancing Pakistan’s business interests in local and foreign markets. DBC President and renowned ambassador ...

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