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Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Pakistani government’s decision to transfer the sensitive task of issuance of passports to Pakistani expatriates from Ministry of Interior to Ministry of Foreign Affairs has caused security concerns and reservations are being expressed ...
 
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Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cancelled 103 loans for Pakistan during 2002-2012, resulting into payment of million of dollars as commitment charges by Islamabad’s struggling economy.
According to evaluation report of the ADB, ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: A possible breakthrough for cooperation between the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the March 5 Senate elections came to a dead end even before the ink was dry.
Just a few hours after the telephonic ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) is set to take many innovative steps to facilitate general public and also launching huge service centres of international standard instead of many scattered small centres in all ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Information Commission has directed to Chief Minister House and Governor House to share the details of their annual expenditure with the public under the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013 but the two top ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: It may sound unbelievable in a conservative society like ours but the capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has a lesbian centre where innocents girls are being exploited and blackmailed beyond imagination.
A so-called “lady ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: While encouraging FBR’s intelligence unit to move against tax evaders without any fear, chairman FBR Tariq Bajwa directed his officers to protect national revenue and to focus on cases of large tax evaders and mega frauds.
“Move ahead ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Due to arrive in Pakistan on Tuesday (today), the incumbent Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar’s illustrious late father, Krishnaswamy Subramanyam (1929-2011), was aboard his country’s hijacked plane on August 24, 1984.
The ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting, here Monday, which gave approval to the proposed project of setting up a special economic zone and a new city in Salt Range near Motorway. Addressing the meeting, the chief ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: Asif Ali Zardari, a key player in the upcoming Senate elections has contacted Altaf Hussain, chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain, as the MQM plays a significant role in electing the Senate chairman who is also ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: The Punjabi Taliban terrorist group headed by Asif Chooto and Ustad Aslam had set up a network in Shikarpur to unleash terror in Sindh and Balochistan.
This was revealed by Muhammad Khalil Aka Sikandar Aka Asghar Zahri Brohi and Ghulam ...
 
 
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LARKANA: A prisoner would be hanged in Larkana Central Prison on Tuesday.The prisoner Munawwar Narejo together with Shamshad Narejo, had abducted three citizens Muhammad Aslam Korejo and Ahmad Khan Korejo and another from the jurisdictions of Golo ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Director of Pakistan Meteorological Department, Azmat Hayyat, on Monday said that a new spell of high intensity rain would start from Thursday which would continue for at least two to three days.
Talking to a news channel, he said ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday took notice of more than 200 Pakistani passengers stuck at New Delhi airport after an aircraft of Gulf Air had developed some technical fault.Advisor to PM on Aviation Shujaat Azeem was ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Any candidate who is contesting election for the Senate may retire from the contest a day before the polling for 52 seats of Upper House of the Parliament.
The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday drew attention of the candidates ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has undertaken a campaign against the parents who have refused administration of anti-polio vaccines drops to their kids and arrested 471 in Peshawar alone on Monday, an official said.
This is for the ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The combined opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday failed to build consensus on Senate tickets as their meetings remained inconclusive with regard to finalising candidates for the March 5 Senate elections.
A meeting ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The first batch of woman commandos and the first ever special combat unit of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police would kick off their operations during the current month.
The first ever batch of 36 female policemen is presently undergoing ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police has started recruitment for constables through National Testing Services (NTS) to ensure merit in hiring manpower for the force.More than 37,000 candidates had applied through NTS last year after which around ...
 
 
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JAMRUD: The elders of Kukikhel tribe warned of a sit-in outside the residence of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan against the provincial government’s lack of interest in resolving issue of Regi Lalma township.
A jirga of ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter has vowed to resist any act against the sanctity and integrity of madaris in the wake of 21st Amendment, asking the government to stop harassment of religious scholars and ...
 
 
Faizan Bangash
LAHORE: Dozens of blind persons on Monday gathered outside the Punjab Assembly building in protest against the Punjab government for allegedly not honouring its commitment it made three months ago to regularise the blind ad hoc employees and ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday arrested two employees of a bank on the charges of involvement in embezzlement of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited utility bills.
Those arrested were identified as ...
 
 

Three killed in Quetta gas leak blast
QUETTA: At least three people including two children died due to gas leakage on Alamdar Road within the precincts of Qaidabad PS, police said on Monday.They said that, gas leakage in a house in Nadirabad ...
 
 

Punjab govt has failed to deliver: Wattoo
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ARIFWALA: PPP Punjab president Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo Monday said the Punjab government has completely failed to deliver on all fronts. Addressing the workers convention, ...
 
 

‘22nd amendment to be useless for Senate polls’
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BAHAWALPUR: Former Punjab governor and PPP South Punjab president Makhdoom Ahmad Mehmood has said that proposed 22nd amendment to the constitution will be useless for the ...
 
 

2 bikers injured in accident
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CHAKWAL: Two people were injured in an accident near Bhalial village on Monday.
Kamran and his cousin Subhan were on their way by a motorcycle when their bike was hit by a speeding car. ...
 
 

Govt asked to waive off GST on agri machinery
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FAISALABAD: Speakers at a seminar have urged the government for waiving off the GST and income tax on all agricultural inputs and agri machinery to enable the farmers and ...
 
 

SI held for taking bribe
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GUJRANWALA: An Anti-Corruption Establishment circle inspector Rana Naeem and his team raided on Monday and arrested a police sub-inspector for taking Rs 45,000 bribe from a man.
The ACE team ...
 
 

Over 4,000 litres diesel wasted as oil tanker overturns
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HAFIZABAD: More than 4,000 litres diesel wasted when an oil tanker overturned on Gujranwala Road on Monday.
After receiving the information about the accident, ...
 
 

Rain
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LALAMUSA: The City received heavy rain on Monday.
The rain started early in the morning and continued with regular intervals, which also turned weather ...
 
 

Foreign delegation lauds Multan’s cultural diversity
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MULTAN: A foreign delegation Monday lauded Multan’s cultural diversity, its traditions and hospitality of the people of Pakistan.
A four-person team of Rotary ...
 
 

‘Govt has disappointed nation’
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NANKANA SAHIB: PPP district president Rai Shahjahan Bhatti Monday said the government has disappointed the nation.
Addressing a press conference at his residence, he said ministers and ...
 
 

Increasing incidents of highway robberies
CM orders for early completion of Habibabad Overhead Bridge
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OKARA: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has issued directions for early completion of Habibabad Overhead ...
 
 

Rain lashes Sialkot
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SIALKOT: The City and its adjoining areas received heavy rain.
The rain started on Sunday night and remained continued with regular intervals till Monday evening. According to the Met Office ...
 
 

Obituary
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TOBA TEK SINGH: Awami Workers Party district secretary general and rights activist Tariq Mahmood died on Monday.
He was shifted to hospital two days ago when he suffered a paralysis attack.
Hundreds of ...