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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: The local council elections in six Karachi districts on December 5 are expected to be as peaceful and hassle-free like Monday’s polls in the Islamabad Capital Territory in view of elaborate arrangements made by all concerned ...
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Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: For better or for worse, Islamabad is bound to change after the Monday’s local government elections, as the city will be administered by an elected mayor for the first time in its history.
While most of citizens are optimistic about ...
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ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued detailed Phase II Review order in the matter of integration of Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi Stock Exchanges, approving the merger while imposing conditions to remedy certain ...
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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has claimed collection of Rs229 billion in November 2015 against a collection of Rs180 billion in the same month of last financial year, registering an increase by 27 percent.
According to statement ...
Mian Saifur Rehman
Conflict is a ‘mushroom growth’ and so is xenophobia and they are not just mindsets, rather they are things which impact global and regional balance as well as inter-state relationships. The fact is that xenophobia, conflicts and some odd ...
our correspondent
FAISALABAD: Agriculture experts from different countries have warned of aggravating hunger, food insecurity and decreasing agri production worldwide if tangible efforts are not made to fight the climate changes.
Inaugurating a five-day workshop ...
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FAISALABAD: Future of the country is in hands of the educated and skilled youths and, therefore, it is the paramount duty of the youngsters to devote their entire energies towards education and research programmes, said Governor Muhammad Rafiq ...
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HYDERABAD: The three-day Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai was inaugurated by Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister Sharmila Farooqi with officials of Culture and Auqaf Department on Friday in Bhit Shah, district Matiari.
Talking to media persons, the ...
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PESHAWAR: The health experts at a seminar on eve of World AIDS Day have stressed the need for proper treatment and taking preventive measures to reduce increasing rate of HIV/AIDS, urging the media to aware people to contain the disease.
The ...
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: A larger bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) reserved the verdict in writ petitions filed against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission Act after both sides completed arguments in the case on Monday.
The verdict was reserved by ...
Mazhar Abbas
As the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) observes its 48th Foundation Day today (Nov. 30th), the party appears to have divided into the Punjab and Sindh camps on the future role of its co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
The two major proposals under ...
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FAISALABAD: On the orders of Fesco Chief Executive Officer Rashid Ahmad Aslam, four officers, including an executive engineer and two SDOs, have been suspended for negligence in duty and a departmental inquiry has been initiated against them. ...
Naheed Khan
Studying the political history of Pakistan, marred by endless scandals, one is baffled at its utter senselessness. With all its foolhardy decisions and shoddy culprits, we come across periods that put forth the events in such a manner that nobody ...
Wajid Shamsul Hasan
Not long ago—Pakistan was branded as epicentre of global terrorism. Quite a large number of terrorists arrested outside Pakistan in different countries—were either of Pakistani origin foreign nationals or their links some how could be traced to ...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that the criticism by PTI Chairman Imran Khan of Prime Minister’s `Kissan Package’ was proof of his ignorance about the problems being ...

NEW DELHI: A former interlocutor on Jammu and Kashmir has warned that India could lose Kashmir in the next decade if serious efforts were not made to resolve the lingering dispute.
Radha Kumar said that the situation in Kashmir has progressively ...

SHARJAH: Paceman Chris Woakes starred for a second match in succession as he defended ten runs in the last over to help England win the third and final Twenty20 in a Super Over finish in Sharjah on Monday.
Woakes conceded seven off the first two ...
Khalid Iqbal
RAWALPINDI: Money-laundering accused Ayyan Ali once again could not get her passport back, as Special Customs Court, Rawalpindi, Judge Rana Aftab Ahmed on Monday directed the fashion model to correct the mistakes in her written personal statement ...

LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC), Lahore Registry, on Monday declared Federal Minister for Railways and leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Saad Rafique’s petition against Election Tribunal’s interim order as ‘ineffective’.
The ...
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LAHORE: Designer Mehmood Bhatti of Pakistan origin has met Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif in Paris. Nawaz assured the known fashion designer of his cooperation in initiating different projects including a fashion university. He also urged Bhatti to ...
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SUKKUR: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that Bilawal Bhutto will resume his visit to Punjab in December.Talking to the media here on Monday, Shah said that it does not suit Imran Khan to call ...

Five injured in court
By our correspondent
MULTAN: Five people suffered critical knife injuries in a brawl that occurred on Monday between two groups at the Multan district courts’ judicial lock up during the hearing of a case. According ...

Killer gets life imprisonment
From Our Correspondent
ARIFWALA: ASJ Shakir Hassan Monday awarded life imprisonment to convict Asghar and acquitted three co-accused, giving them the benefit of the doubt on Monday.
Muhammad Asghar alias ...

Agri experts warn of aggravating hunger, food insecurity
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: Agriculture experts from different countries have warned of aggravating hunger, food insecurity and decreasing agri production worldwide if tangible ...

Locals robbed of cash, valuables
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Locals were deprived of cash and valuables in several areas of Gujranwala on Monday.
Nabi Ahmed and his wife were intercepted by dacoits in Wahndo area and were deprived ...

Worker killed mysteriously
From Our Correspondent
CHAKWAL: A poultry farm worker was found killed in mysterious circumstances in Choan village of Dhudial police station on Monday. 20-year-old Adnan was found hanging with a tree. His relatives ...

Army troops start arriving for LG polls
From Our Correspondent
JHANG: Following the requisition of the district government, Pakistan Army troops and Rangers will start arriving in the district today (Tuesday) to ensure law and orders ...

Eight LG candidates booked
From Our Correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: Eight LG candidates were booked for violating the election code of conduct.
Those booked are Bilal Baloch and Shah Nawaz Baloch of the PML-N, Rizwan Elahi and Adeel Khan of the ...

Driver dies in accident
From Our Correspondent
LALAMUSA: A truck driver was killed in a road accident on Monday.
Waseem Tariq of Palandari of AJK was killed on the spot when his truck overturned near village Punjana Kissana in the limits ...

BZU ex-registrar’s bail rejected
From Our Correspondent
MULTAN: The special judge of Anti-Corruption Monday rejected the bail plea of the Bahauddin Zakariya University ex-registrar and sent him to jail on judicial remand.
According to ...

PPP Foundation Day marked
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: A public gathering was held at the residence of ex-MPA Rai Shah Jahan Bhatti to mark the Foundation Day of the PPP on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Bhatti said the party ...

Gas loadshedding irks locals
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: The citizens suffered more than 10 hours unscheduled gas loadshedding in the city and its adjoining areas on Monday.
The locals urged the relevant authorities to look into the ...

Killer gets death
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Yar Wallana Monday awarded death sentence to a killer.
The court also ordered the killer to pay Rs 400,000 as compensation money to heirs of the ...
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