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  • PESHAWAR - Spokesman of the Minerals Develop­ment Department Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa has said that the department has detected numerous cases of unauthorized mining in the province and lodged FIRs against all those involved in the menace. The spokesman said during the campaign, the field ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Minori­ty Affairs Wazir Zada has announced financial as­sistance package of Rs. 10 million for the fami­lies of Sikh pilgrims, who died in Sheikhupura inci­dent last week. The an­nouncement was made by Wazir ...

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  • MIRPUR - Azad Jammu Kashmir’s lake-city of Mirpur jolted after earthquake of comparatively high intensity was experienced the second successive day at 01.43 am (midnight) on Wednesday, local authorities had confirmed. The area was shaken following the catastrophe - that lasted for about 3 ...

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  • MULTAN - District government has fixed 700 Metric ton wheat quota for per week supply to functional flour mills in Multan district to ensure availability of wheat flour (Atta) to people at fixed price. The decision was taken in the light of instructions issued by food department, Punjab government, ...

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  • SWABI - A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) was martyred during an encounter while two policemen were injured while the killer of the police officer was also killed in Razaar tehsil on Wednesday, police said. Swabi’s District Police Officer Imran Shahid told The Nation that the killer of ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Government has decided to release wheat to flour mills across the province. According to spokesman of Food Department, all districts will have population based wheat quota.  To make the flour prices stable, the government offered the millers its wheat stock at official ...

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  • LAHORE - Inspector General of Police (IGP), Punjab Shoaib Dastgir issued transfer postings orders of four police officers here on Wednesday. According to details, Jahanzeb Nazir Khan, Battalion Commander (7), P.C, Lahore transferred and posted as SSP Special Branch Lahore, Region, against an ...

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  • LAHORE - A high level meeting was held at CCPO office on Wednesday to review in detail the overall law and order situation in the city, Eidul Azha, Muharram, security and safety arrangements of cattle markets in Lahore, corona SOPs and other professional matters. CCPO Zulfiqar Hameed presided over ...

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  • Karachi - The University of Karachi, Sichuan Normal University, China, and Center of Language Education and Cooperation, China on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to start a joint split bachelor programme of Chinese International Education. The Vice Chancellor University of Karachi ...

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  • LAHORE            -         Pakistan has extended heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Turkey on the loss of lives and injuries to many as a result of explosion at the fireworks factory in the Sakarya province. In a statement on ...

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  • KARACHI             -        Dow University of Medical Sciences (DUHS) has deducted the 50 percent salaries of faculty members and others due to its financial crises. The DUHS administration has deducted the salaries of professors, associate ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS            -         Hundreds of HESCO consumers of Mumtaz Colony Walkart area and other joining areas held demonstration here on Tuesday at M.A.Jinnah road to protest against long power outages and faulty power transformers. Protesters ...

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  • HYDERABAD            -      One more patient on Tuesday died of COVID-19 here in isolation ward, taking the tally to 50 in Hyderabad. 60 years old Maqbool Memon, resident of Qasimabad phase-1, has succumbed to the COVID-19 here at isolation ward of Civil ...

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  • KARACHI              -           Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Amir Khan on Tuesday said that not a single member of his party had been nominated in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report into Baldia Town factory fire ...

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  • KARACHI              -         District Municipal Corporations (DMCs) in the metropolis have implemented the rain emergency plan in their respective areas to facilitate the people in case of any emergency during the rain. Dewatering, cleaning ...

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  • QUETTA          -      Deputy Commissioner (DC) Quetta Aurangzaib Badini on Tuesday said at least 122 domiciles obtained from Quetta were canceled on the basis of forgery so far while the process of verification domiciles of employees posted in the federal ...

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  • KASUR             -            The district police caught 517 criminals, including 184 proclaimed offenders, and recovered stolen/snatched property as well as weapons from them during June last. According to police sources here on Tuesday, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -        Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services (NHS) Dr. Zafar Mirza was tested positive with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday. The SAPM confirmed this on social media website. In his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday for­warded an application to Pa­kistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) against the ban on the PUBG game and directed to decide the matter in accordance of law. ...

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  • LAHORE - Special Political Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister Syed Rafaqat Ali Gillani said on Monday that appointment of officers for South Punjab secretariat and other matters related to it had been finalized. According to a handout issued here on Monday, he said that people had lauded Punjab ...

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  • LAHORE - Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Monday visited house of Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mehmood here and condoled with him over the death of his mother. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz also accompanied the Senate Chairman.  They offered ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has sealed 767 food points, punished 8,724 eateries and stopped the production of 326 food joints during the last three months.  This was revealed in the Second Quarter Performance Report 2020 of operations wing while sharing with media for the public ...

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  • SUKKUR - The participants of the meeting at Commissioner office Sukkur on Monday said locust swarms had wreaked havoc on standing crops. They pointed out that after monsoon rains in the district and desert areas, locusts must have started breeding. It was pointed out that the aerial spray was ...

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  • SUKKUR - Deputy Commissioner Rana Adeel Taswar in his briefing to the Commissioner Sukkur Shafique Mahesar on Monday said keeping in view the forecast of heavy rains, he had put all local bodies, the public health department and Municipal Corporation on alert. He assured that in case of heavy ...

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  • Karachi - Sindh government spokesman Murtaza Wahab has fully recovered from the coronavirus infection. Wahab shared the news on Twitter. He had tested positive for the virus on June 21. The Sindh government spokesman thanked people for their prayers during his time in ...

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  • KARACHI - COMSTECH in collaboration with the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi is planning to help the OIC institutions in developing diagnostic kits for COVID-19. This was stated by COMSTECH Coordinator General Prof. Dr. Iqbal Choudhary while ...

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  • HYDERABAD - The caretaker (Sajjada Nasheen) of Qalandar Lal Shahbaz’s shrine, Syed Mohammad Sadiq Shah popularly known as Hajan Shah Lakiari was laid to rest at dargah’s Karbala graveyard as thousands of followers attended the funeral prayer on Monday morning. He was 73.  Syed ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR         -          The Syndicate of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has approved budget estimate of Rs. 5.4 billion for the financial year 2020-21 besides giving nod to re-structural plan to enhance number of faculties and teaching ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -        Secretary General Pakistan People’s Party Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has felicitated Opposition Leader Mian Shehbaz Sharif on his recovery from coronavirus and called for an early All Parties Conference of the Opposition ...

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  • islamabad           -         Zayn Malik has splashed out £254,000 on a luxury home for his 17 year old sister and her family, according to reports. The former One Direction star, 27, is thought to have ...

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