LAHORE/MULTAN - The Pakistani nation along with Kashmiris would observe Black Day on Tuesday (October 27) to convey to the international community that they complete­ly reject India’s illegal occupa­tion of held Kashmir.  It was on this day ...

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    PESHAWAR   -  Minister for labour and culture, Shoukat Yousafzai on Sunday said that opposition only wanted disturbance and chaos in the country.He termed the opposition parties rally in Gujranwala as totally flop show to attract common people.In a statement, he said that opposition parties should first tell the nation for what purpose the rally was held. He asserted that Nawaz ...

  • Nation committed to end terrorism from country: Arbab Haider

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    QUETTA   -  Chairman Pakistan youth peace movement (PYPM) Arbab Nasir Haider Kasi has expressed deep sorrow over the martyrdom of security personnel in a terrorist attack on OGDCL at Coastal Highway and a convoy of Pakistan Army in Razmak area of North Waziristan. In a statement issued on Sunday, Arbab Haider Nasir Kasi termed the attacks on the forces as a cowardly act and said ...

  • Student commits suicide

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    FAISALABAD - An intermedi­ate student committed suicide over domestic issues in area of Sadar Tandlianwala police station. A police spokes­person said on Wednes­day that deceased Af­tab resident of Chak No 404-GB was facing financial problems to continue his studies. Over it, he committed suicide by hanging him with a rope.

  • Afghan soldier sent back home after medical treatment

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    KHAR - Pakistani authorities on Monday handed over a soldier of the Af­ghan National Army to Afghanistan after his treatment at a medical cen­tre of the Frontier Corps (FC) in Bajaur district. Storay Khan was brought to the FC’s Medical Centre after he sustained bullet in­juries in a firing incident.  After his recovery, Storay Khan was sent back home and handed over ...

  • Rape victim commits suicide

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    BAHAWALPUR - An 18-year old girl named Tahira was allegedly raped by a boy named Luq­man while she was cutting grass in the fields in Chahle Wahan area of Khairpur Tamiwali police station of Bahawalpur.  The girl drank pestiside spray and was taken to THQ Khairpur tamiwali and later to Victoria Hospital after her condition deteriorated. The victim died on Thursday due to critical ...

  • Social protection of masses top priority of govt, says Dr Sania Nishtar

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    MULTAN - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Social Protection and Pov­erty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar on Saturday said the social protection of masses was the top priority of the government and the multi-billion Ehsaas Emer­gency Cash Programme was launched to provide finan­cial assistance to the deserv­ing people. During her visit to Ehsaas Emergency Cash Payment ...

  • Pb Governor likely to join Urs of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya

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    MULTAN - Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhamma Sarwar is likely to join Urs ceremony of great saint of sub-continent Hazrat Bahauddin Za­kariay (RA). Prepara­tions for 781th Urs of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya started as the Urs celebrations would commence from September 24 at Qila Qasim Bagh. Different important personalities including Punjab Gover­nor Chaudhary Muham­mad Sarwar were ...

  • Woman among three held with narcotics

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    SARGODHA - Police have arrested three drug peddlers including a woman and recovered narcotics from their possession. Accord­ing to police sources on Thursday, Johrabad police on a tip-off con­ducted raid and arrest­ed three drug peddlers including a woman and recovered 4kg hashish from them. The arrest­ed accused were iden­tified as Ahmed Sher, Tahira and Muhammad Usman. ...

  • FDA to auction 49 commercial, residential plots in FDA city

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    FAISALABAD - Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) will auc­tion 49 commercial and residential plots in FDA city on September 14. Presiding over a meeting on Thursday, FDA Director General (DG) Muhammad Suhail Khawaja said that 11 commercial and 28 residential plots located at very suitable place would be auctioned. Reviewing the terms and conditions of the auction, the DG said that the ...

  • Four of a family killed in Mastung car-coach collision

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    MASTUNG - At least four members of a family including a father and his three sons were killed and 11 other passengers injured when a speeding coach on its way to Karachi from Quetta collided with a car in Mastung late on Tuesday night. According to eye-witnesses, the accident occurred due to negli­gence of driver of the coach and was so severe that four persons died on the spot and at least ...

  • Punjab confirms another dengue fever case

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    LAHORE - Punjab Health De­partment on Wednes­day reported another confirmed case of den­gue fever within 24 hours taking the num­ber of total cases to 45 in the province thus so far. According to the spokesperson of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Punjab, the dengue pa­tient was reported in Rawalpindi.

  • Hiding crimes amounts to support outlaws: RPO

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    MUZAFFARGARH - DG Khan Regional Police Officer (RPO) Mu­hammad Faisal Rana on Tuesday said that po­lice could minimise crimes by tracing instead of hiding them as it amounted to support of criminals. Addressing a meeting of Police of­ficials, he said that hiding crimes indicated that police were directly or indirectly favour­ing outlaws. The RPO stated that maintaining peace was ...

  • Professor shot dead, three others injured

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    SIALKOT - A professor of Govt Jinnah Islamia College Si­alkot was shot dead while his three compan­ions sustained bullet injuries in a village of Pasrur tehsil on Tuesday.  According to police, Islamic Studies Prof Sajjad Kareemi along with his three com­panions went to see his land in Paropi Nagra village when his rival Rana Usman allegedly opened indiscriminate fire.  As a ...

  • National job portal to help educated unemployed youth

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    MULTAN - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) MPA Sa­been Gull Khan on Tuesday hailed the launch of national job portal by the feder­al government and hoped it would serve as a verified and authentic source of job advertisement to help educated unem­ployed youth. Talking to media, she said that PTI gov­ernment was focusing on helping youth not only through its mega initiative of ...

  • 3 held on corruption charges

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    SARGODHA - Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) arrested a clerk and two security guards of UC Urban Phularwan for manipulating salaries of sanitary workers. ACE authorities said on Tuesday that complainant Incharge UC No 24 urban area town committee Sajid Ali Rao alleged in his application that clerk Sultan Mehmood of Town Committee and Security guards--Ghulam Hussain and Mudassar Seemab of Union ...

  • Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya Urs celebrations to begin from 24th

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    MULTAN - The three days 781st Urs celebrations of Hazrat Bahauddin Za­kariya Multani will be observed from Septem­ber 24 for which ar­rangements are being finalised. A meeting led by Additional Deputy Commissioner Finance & Planning, Hidayatul­lah Khan, was held on Wednesday to review the arrangements of the Urs. He said that exemplary arrange­ments would be made for the ...

  • NAB performance under Justice Javed Iqbal lauded

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    LAHORE - NAB during the tenure of Justice Javed Iqbal as Chairman NAB has recovered Rs. 363 billion during the last two years which is evidence of NAB’s commit­ment to the cause of eradication of corruption. Justice Javed Iqbal has de­vised an effective anti corrup­tion strategy immediately after taking over the responsibili­ties of Chairman in 2017. Chair­man ...

  • Foolproof arrangements made to maintain peace during Muharram: AIG

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    MULTAN - Additional Inspector General (AIG) South Punjab Inam Ghani said on Thursday that foolproof security arrangements had been made by police and other law enforcement departments to maintain peace during Mu­harram-ul-Haram. Talking to media person during his visit to District Police Officer (DPO) Rajanpur Ahsan Saifullah’s office, AIG said that comprehensive plan had been made by ...

  • 25,000 saplings planted in Faisalabad: PHA

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    FAISALABAD - Parks & Horticulture Authority (PHA) Director Gen­eral (DG) Asma Ejaz Cheema has said that 25,000 saplings had so far been planted in dif­ferent areas during the monsoon season. Talking to media, she said that planta­tion under the Clean & Green programme was in full swing and sap­lings had been planted in all towns of the city.  The PHA had also ...

  • Govt focusing onprovision of cleandrinking water,says Mansoor

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    MUZAFFARGARH - Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Nawabzada Mansoor Ahmed Khan has said that the incumbent government is focusing on provision of clean drinking water to people. Inaugurating water purification plants at Mouza Eisan Wali, Mouza Mochiwali and Basti Jamal Khakhi on Thursday, Nawabzada Mansoor Ahmed Khan said that provision of best health facilities and clean drinking water was ...

  • Kidnapped girls recovered, accused arrested

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    KASUR - The police recovered two kidnapped girls from Lahore and also arrested an accused. According to police on Thursday, accused Ashfaq kidnapped Hina Azhar,13, and her cousin Falak Ansar,8, from railway crossing area about two days ago. Muhammad Azhar, the father of a kidnapped girl got registered a case. The police with the help of CCTV camera footage arrested Ashfaq and conducted a raid at ...

  • Three of afamily killedin lightning

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    HAFIZABAD - Three per­sons including a minor boy were killed, while two others sustained serious burn injuries in lightning strike in­cident in Thatha Khar­lan village. According to Res­cue 1122 source on Thursday, Abdullah (7), Ehtisham (17), Mubashar (25), Mu­hammad Asif (22) and Mubeen (25), resi­dents of Thatha Khar­lan, took shelter under the trees near their ...

  • Chenab, Tavi, Jammu rivers in flood in Sialkot region

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    SIALKOT - Rivers Chenab, Jammu and Tavi remained in medium and low level flood during the last 24 hours, according to Agriculture Department and Meteorological Department sources on Thursday. In River Chenab, there was 198,161 cusecs of water up­stream and 188,161 cusecs downstream floodwater at Head Marala-Sialkot on Thursday. The water level continued soaring in River Tavi and River Jammu ...

  • Six tenant act violators held during search operation

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    MULTAN - The joint task team (JTT) has arrested six tenant act violators during house-to-house search operation launched at three different police station areas, police said on Thursday. According to police sources, accompany­ing law enforcement agencies officials, the police teams en­circled the area and blocked the traffic on the road passing through Muhammad Qureshian, Muham­mad ...

  • Forbearance, promotion of peace dire need of hour: Nadeem

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    MULTAN - Provincial parliamentary secretary for information and culture, Muhammad Nadeem Qureshi has said that promotion of forbearance and maintaining peace among the society is dire need of the hour keeping in view the sanctity of Muharram-ul-Haram. Spokesperson of Punjab government said it was the requirement of unity among Ummah that all sects should respect religious feelings of ...

  • 4 illegal colonies sealed

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    FAISALABAD - Faisalabad Development Author­ity (FDA) sealed 4 il­legal housing colonies and demolished sale offices and illicit con­structions. FDA spokes­person said on Tuesday that FDA DG Muham­mad Sohail Khawaja is­sued special directions for initiating vigorous campaign against il­legal housing schemes across the district. Those housing schemes were sealed include: ...

  • Muzaffargarh Police continues checking public places

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    MUZAFFARGARH - Local police on Tuesday con­tinues checking of security duty, hotels, buses, bus sta­tion, internal and external routes of the city under given security plan, official said.  DPO Nadeem Abbas has started making district-wide surprise visit while SDPOs, SHOs along with various checking teams were placed in direct connect to the DPO.  Confirmation certificates were ...

  • PTI resolves decades’ old problems in just two years’ rule: Sabeen Gul

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    MULTAN - MPA Sabeen Gul Khan hailed PTI’s government for it had taken concrete steps to resolve decades’ old masses problems in just two-years of rule, with meting out challenges at diplo­matic front that had never been taken up seriously in past.  Talking to media on Tuesday, she counted Prime Minister’s ‘Ehsaas Program’ as milestone achievement came out ...

  • Eight flour mills sealed in Multan

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    MULTAN - District administration launched a grand operation against flour mills on orders of deputy com­missioner (DC) Amir Khattak and sealed eight of them on charge of hoarding wheat on Tuesday. Thousands of Maunds of wheat found stored there was seized and handed over to food depart­ment, said an official release is­sued here. The flour mills sealed included United flour mills, ...