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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday wrote a letter to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government, making it clear that only the ECP was authorised to investigate any alleged rigging during the Local Government (LG) polls held ...
 
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MIRANSHAH/BARA: The military authorities on Sunday claimed to have killed 23 militants, some of them foreigners, in air strikes in North Waziristan and Khyber Agency.
In a statement issued to the media, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) ...
 
 

ATHENS: Greece weighed drastic banking restrictions to stave off a financial collapse on Sunday as anxious Greeks emptied cash machines amid fears that banks will be closed this week.
Long queues of up to a hundred people formed outside some ...
 
 
M Waqar Bhatti
KARACHI: At least 13 more people died due to heatstroke in public and private hospitals of the port city on Sunday and the death toll due to heatwave-related causes crossed the figure of 1,216 in the last nine days.
The Chairman of the Pakistan ...
 
 

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said the statements of Tariq Mir and Muhammad Anwar were a black spot on the face of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).
Talking to a private TV channel, he said Tariq Mir ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information Sharjeel Inam Memon said on Sunday had there been no power crisis in the port city, the deaths due to the heatwave would have been 50 percent less as he blamed K-Electric and federal government for the ...
 
 

QUETTA: The Balochistan Frontier Corps seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition during a raid at a hideout of banned outfits in the Bhaag area of Bolan district on Sunday.
A spokesman for the FC here said that the raid was conducted on a ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be in Karachi on a whirlwind visit of the metropolis today (Monday) to assess the situation where the people are dying of scorching heat and suffocation while the provincial administration and K-Electric ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to extend the maximum facilities to passengers, the Pakistan Railways is planning to increase the number of Eid Special trains this year.
“This year we are planning to ply more than 23 trains on Eid-ul-Fitr for which a ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in its war against drugs, has carried out six operations in different parts of the country and seized huge cache of narcotics, which included 1.53 ton heroin, 13.4 tons charras, 28 kilograms morphine, 157 kg ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi on Sunday said the PPP leadership had never planned to leave the country and they selected Dubai for devising future strategy so that the consultation could not be leaked.
Expressing his views in Geo News ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: Lawyers, human rights activists, civil society members and media persons on Saturday evening reaffirmed the fact that strengthening democratic institutions will help providing the right to information to citizens and good ...
 
 
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TAKHTBHAI: The low discharge of irrigation water at Takkar area near here has resulted in drying up of the fertile lands and caused unrest among the farmers, who have demanded the provincial government to take immediate steps to ensure enough water ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: Hundreds of people staged a protest demonstration against the Sukkur Electric Power Company (Sepco) and the apathy of the officials of the power company.
The protestors said that the superintendent engineer (SE) along with executive ...
 
 
our correspondent
HYDERABAD: Sindh United Party (SUP) chief Jalal Mahmood Shah has claimed to offer a better alternative to the people of Sindh, saying they are ready to contest the forthcoming local bodies elections in the province.
He was talking to the media ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on health Kh Salman Rafique has said that on the instruction of chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, reforms are being introduced in the health department on a fast track and very positive and encouraging results are ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Government is taking action with regard to complaints against 43 officials of Indian diplomatic missions in 17 countries facing a variety of charges including corruption and dereliction of duty, top external affairs ministry sources said ...
 
 

Three suspects held for killing transgenders in Pindi
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RAWALPINIDI: The police have arrested three persons late night Sunday involved in the killing of three eunuchs at Moti Mahel Chowk about a couple of months back, ...