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Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Arsalan Iftikhar, son of former Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, has moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for not accepting the resignation of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) ...
 
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Muhammad Anis
RAWALPINDI: The Jaamaat-e-Islami (JI) has demanded of Pakistan government to resolve all the outstanding issues with Iran with whom they have historical brotherly relations.
Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, JI Punjab Amir Dr ...
 
 
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Vowing to overcome shortage of judges, Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel on Saturday said solid measures were being taken to provide facilities to law officers and litigants in the ...
 
 
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HANGU: A comprehensive strategy was devised to main law and order in the district during Muharram, an official said on Saturday.
Talking to reporters, District Police Officer (DPO) Anwar Saeed Kundi said that personnel of police, elite force and ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: The use of magnetic ink in the 2013 general elections, which has been widely disputed by some political parties to create grave doubts about the transparency and fairness of the polls, was not backed by any law, the Election Commission ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Medialogic Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, the national TV ratings provider, officially launched its new service comprising 20 cities and 1,000 plus households, says a press release.
The new service utilises state-of-the-art technology from ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) head Aftab Sherpao on Saturday said the May 11, 2013 general elections were massively rigged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but his party accepted its results for the continuity of democracy.
“Imran Khan polled over ...
 
 
Ashrafuddin Pirzada
LANDIKOTAL: A man working as an accountant for a firm supplying oil to the Afghanistan-based Nato forces on Saturday said that he, along with his family members, would protest outside the Governor’s House Peshawar if the government did not provide ...
 
 

KARACHI: Ansar Burney Trust International Chairman Ansar Burney has once again requested the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Sheikh ...
 
 
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BISHAM: The police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three persons, including a cop, for allegedly robbing people at gunpoint in Shangla district. They said that after investigation into the frequent incidents of robberies on Swat-Bisham road, ...
 
 
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LAHORE: A 36-year-old man was shot dead in the Sundar area on Saturday over an issue of distribution of sand. Abdul Ghafoor, of Sundar area, was shot dead by accused Busharat Ali Chahdo, Farooq Chahdo, Niaz Chahdo and their accomplice over an ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A high-level team of Chinese investors group in housing sector called on Chief Minister Pervez Khattak at his office on Saturday and offered investment of one billion dollars in two mega housing schemes in the province.
The group ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The capital city police force has registered around 200 cases of extortion in the provincial capital but majority of the victims are yet to get any relief. The number of current extortion cases is almost double of the registered cases if ...
 
 
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KARAK/KOHAT: The employees of the Oil and Gas
Development Company Limited (OGDCL) Saturday staged protest against the proposed privatisation of the company.
The employees of the OGDCL and elders from Nashpa Block rejected the proposed ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC) Peshawar is carrying out a number of activities to create awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.
The Public Health Society of the college is conducting the activities ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Law-enforcement machinery has been put on high alert as the entry of Afghan nationals has been banned into city areas for peaceful observance of Ashura Muharram in the district.
The deputy commissioner Peshawar has imposed section-144, ...
 
 
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BARA: Unidentified armed men kidnapped a Levies soldier in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, official sources said on Saturday. The sources said Dil Jan, son of Jan Afzal, a former Line Officer of the Bara tehsil, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: By violating its commitment made in Parliament, the government has deprived thousands of superintendents from perks and privileges after upgrading their post from Grade 16 to Grade 17 in all ministries/divisions and attached ...
 
 

Awareness walk against hepatitis B, C
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BAHAWALPUR: Hundreds of the Bahawal Victoria Hospital (BVH) doctors, nurses, paramedics and other staffers organised a walk to create awareness about hepatitis B and C here on ...
 
 

Officers asked to take steps for Muharram security
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BHAKKAR: DCO Muhammad Zaman Wattoo has asked the officers concerned to take necessary steps to maintain peace during the Muharram.
He said this while addressing a ...
 
 

Student abducted
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DASKA: A class 9 student was kidnapped in the area of city police on Saturday. Sister of Aamir was coming from school to home when accused Iqbal along with his wife and accomplices kidnapped her. ...
 
 

Muharram security arrangements
Businessmen asked to cooperate with admin
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FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Rizwan Ashraf has urged the businessmen to cooperate with the police and the ...
 
 

Saad terms Sh Rashid a political joker
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GUJRANWALA: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that Pakistan Awami Tehrik chief Tahirul Qadri had staged the sit-in of his own and now has ended it of his ...
 
 

Man shot dead, 3 injured in Malakwal
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MALAKWAL: A man was killed while three others injured when unknown people opened fire on them at Mauza Chimon here on Saturday.
Fazal Karim and Sardar Khan were sitting at the ...
 
 

CPO inspects passing-out parade
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MULTAN: City Police Officer (CPO) Sultan Ahmed Chaudhry Saturday said adhering to principles and good manners result in professionally best trained personnel.
Addressing policemen at ...
 
 

Motorcycle rickshaw drivers protest
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NANKANA SAHIB: Hundreds of motorcycle rickshaw drivers on Saturday staged a demonstration against imposition of annual tax on them.
They chanted slogans against the government and ...
 
 

Imran asked to follow Qadri
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OKARA: Okara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) president Ch Muhammad Arshad Iqbal, the PML-N local leader, has asked PTI chief Imran Khan to follow the thought of his cousin Dr Tahirul ...
 
 

Security arrangements finalised for Muharram in Pakpattan
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PAKPATTAN: DPO Shah Nawaz has said that all security arrangements have been finalised here for the Muharram.
Speaking here on Saturday, the DPO said that 75 ...