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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is playing a proactive role in the context of the Yemen crisis, which is somewhat similar to what he did during the 1991 Gulf War.
Previously, Iraq had invaded and occupied Kuwait, threatening Saudi Arabia ...
 
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Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: FBR’s intelligence wing has unearthed alleged tax fraud worth million of rupees by M/S Ikram Yaqoob Oil Industries (Pvt) Limited for claiming tax credit/exemptions on the basis of declaring inaccurate particulars of income.
The FBR’s ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: FIA investigations and intelligence agencies reports make the NGO-orchestrated campaign to save condemned killer Shafqat Hussain highly scandalous involving foreign funding for the purpose of getting the death penalty banned in ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Noted Shia scholars have defended the Iranian support to Houthi rebels of Yemen, saying Iran has been pursuing the stated policy of supporting all forces opposed to the US and Israel. They were talking to the media after the election of ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Awami Workers Party (AWP) has said the civil war in Yemen is not the product of internal politics of a developing Arab country, but a product of multiple international actors playing havoc with its local politics.
Addressing a joint ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: The leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that bulletproof vehicles were available for politicians but not for the police which led to frustration in police personnel who were fighting against ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said that international donors were praising Pakistan’s progress on economic front but the political opponents were still in denial mode.
“Pakistan cannot make progress without ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has dismissed bail petition of former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) Malik Naveed Khan in the multi-billion rupees scam related to procurement of weapons and vehicles for the provincial ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday disposed of the writ petition filed for disqualification of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and provincial assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser.
A two-member bench comprising Justice Nisar Hussain Khan ...
 
 
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LAHORE: JI secretary general Liaqat Baloch condemned suicide attacks at Youhanabad churches and termed the assaults a conspiracy to create religious divisions in the country.
He was talking to the media during a visit to Saint John Catholic and ...
 
 
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FAISALABAD: A delegation of under training officers of the 42nd Common Training Course, Civil Services Academy, Lahore, met DCO Noorul Amin Mengal in his office here on Tuesday.
During a briefing to the delegation, the DCO said that several ...
 
 

KARACHI: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Senator Sirajul Haq called on Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig Hon. Consul General of Yemen in Pakistan and expressed his concern over the situation in Yemen, says a press release on Tuesday.
Dr Baig explained the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Tuesday dismissed bail applications of 12 workers of banned Hizb-ut-Tehrir for their alleged involvement in distribution of hate material and pamphlets against judiciary and Pakistan Army.
Agha Tahir and others had ...
 
 
Faizan Bangash
LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman caused severe embarrassment for the entire Punjab Assembly as due to his absence, the chair had to adjourn the proceeding without the completion of Private Members Day’s agenda.
‘This is ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The South Asia Partnership Pakistan, in collaboration with an NGO ‘We Can’, organised the second children assembly on Tuesday at the Ali Institute Auditorium. This year the assembly was dedicated to the martyrs of the attack on the Army ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Young Doctors Association (YDA), Punjab, has once again exposed its destructive self as it launched a protest movement with a virtual closure of provincial metropolis on Tuesday after the Punjab government ignored their warning for not ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Dr Shahzad Waseem said on Tuesday that his party will strongly resist any attempt to hold the local bodies (LB) elections in the federal capital on non-party basis.
Talking to representatives of PTI belonging to different ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday stayed a meeting of the Punjab University Senate scheduled for today (Wednesday) and directed the varsity VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran to start the process for the election of the Senate.
Justice Mansoor ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Justice Anwarul Haq of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday refused to hear the case of suspects detained for their involvement in lynching of two men outside Yuhanaabad in retaliation for suicide attacks on churches. Justice Anwarul Haq sent ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that with the grace of Almighty Allah, there has been a bumper wheat crop this year and the interests of farmers will be safeguarded like the previous years and payments to them for their produce at ...
 
 
Abdul Mohi Shah
ISLAMABAD: A galaxy of international women squash stars has reached Bahria Town to feature in the country’s first ever $10,000 2nd Bahria Town International Women Squash Championship with organisers promising to make it regular and more attractive ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Council of Pakistan Press Clubs and Regional Union of Journalists ended their eight hours long protest in front of Punjab Assembly after successful negotiations with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
Punjab government spokesperson ...
 
 

DUBAI: Pakistan’s Ambassador at Large and PM’s Special Envoy Javed Malik has said that development of Pak-China Economic Corridor and the port of Gwadar has the potential to revolutionise regional and international trade and make Pakistan a global ...
 
 

KARACHI: The annual meeting of the APNS General Council held on March 31 at APNS House, Karachi elected Executive Committee for the year 2015-16 which unanimously elected Hameed Haroon (Daily Dawn) as President, Rameeza Majid Nizami (Daily ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside the decision of Islamabad High Court (IHC) and declared legal the appointment of Mohammad Malick as Managing Director (MD) PTV.
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The first ever vessel containing 147,800 cubic metres Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) that got berthed at Port Qasim on March 26 is factually the sole result of deal agreed between the Pakistan State Oil (seller), and Pakarab Fertilizers ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Hats off to a 14-year-old car-washer boy who played an effective role in identifying the gangsters who tried to humiliate a noble family at the Jinnah Super Market and created fear among them by aerial firing.
The boy, who is studying ...
 
 
Azam Ali
KARACHI: In a new amendment made in the contract with the Bharia Town, the families of Karachi Police as well as Sindh Police martyrs will get plots in the housing project.
Former president Asif Zardari and IG Sindh Police Ghulam Hyder Jamali ...
 
 

Water supply connection for Bahria Town inaugurated
KARACHI: Ahmed Ali Riaz Malik has inaugurated water supply connection for Bahria Town on Tuesday.To ensure clean water supply to the residents of Bahria Town, two underground tanks with a ...
 
 

17-year-old teacher gang-raped in Burewala
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BUREWALA: A 17-year-old teacher was abducted and gang-raped here on Tuesday.
Farah Iqbal of M-Block was going to a seminary to teach the Holy Quran to the children when two ...
 
 

6 held with narcotics
From Our Correspondent
DASKA: Police on Tuesday arrested six drug pushers and recovered heavy quantity of narcotics from their possession in separate incidents here.
The police raided various areas and arrested Naseem ...
 
 

UAF VC for promoting messages of saints
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FAISALABAD: Nations are identified by their culture and literary personalities, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice-Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
Addressing the ...
 
 

Concern over traffic mess
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: People have shown concern over traffic mess outside schools and colleges during their opening and closing hours due to mismanagement of the traffic police.
Talking here, the ...
 
 

Traffic diversion creates problems for people in Jhang
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JHANG: The district administration, after failing to stop local transporters from parking wagons and buses on roads, has ordered diverting all kind of traffic to ...
 
 

Man commits suicide after killing wife
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KASUR: A man committed suicide after killing his wife and injuring his daughter over a domestic dispute at Rosa Bheel near Kot Radha Kishan on Tuesday.
Liaqat Ali had ...
 
 

2 Afghans held
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LALAMUSA: City police on Tuesday arrested two Afghans for residing illegally.
On a tip-off, the police raided and arrested Zahid Khan, s/o Muhammad Ashraf, and Sodagar Khan, s/o Sher Khan, from Chandni ...
 
 

Doctors observe strike against shortage of health facilities
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MULTAN: Like other parts of the province, young doctors observed strike and staged a demonstration against shortage of medical facilities and staff in ...
 
 

Illegal buildings demolished
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NANKANA SAHIB: The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) officers along with police on Tuesday demolished buildings, which were constructed illegally on the ETPB lands along Nankana-Bucheki ...
 
 

AC resolves land dispute
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OKARA: Assistant Collector sub division Okara Tuesday resolved a land ownership dispute.
In 2010, a piece of land owned by Nazir Ahmad, son of Diam, was occupied illegally by Ashiq and others ...
 
 

2 brothers electrocuted
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PAKPATTAN: Two brothers were electrocuted at Chak 38/SP on Monday night.
Adnan (6) and Zohaib (8), sons of Ghulam Mohiuddin, were playing in their home when they accidentally touched naked ...
 
 

Two Nigerian women held with heroin
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SIALKOT: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle heroin worth millions of rupees by arresting two Nigerian women at the Sialkot International Airport. ...
 
 

Awarded life imprisonment
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TOBA TEK SINGH: Kamalia Additional District and Sessions Judge Sardar Iqbal Dogar Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to murder accused Abbas and Sarfraz.
The court also fined Rs 150,000 to ...