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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that service to ailing humanity is also a form of worship and those who are helping others will earn the blessings of Allah in this world and the world hereafter.
He said Sundas Foundation was ...
 
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LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Zakat and Ushr Malik Nadeem Kamran said the government was releasing more than 25 crore rupees per annum to the hospitals for the treatment of deserving patients. The Zakat and Ushr Department released one crore 80 ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The cops in the Bhanamari Police Station have arrested an alleged kidnapper and a local for molesting a five-year-old girl. SHO Wajid Shah told reporters that one Awal Sher was arrested for his involvement in kidnapping of a school boy ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting was informed that the Right to Information (RTI) Bill would be taken up by the federal cabinet in its next meeting. The committee, in its meeting, was told that the prime ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Election Tribunal Judge Kazim Ali Malik on Saturday adjourned the hearing of a petition filed by PTI Chairman Imran Khan against alleged rigging in NA-122. The tribunal adjourned the hearing by July 6 as the counsel of Ayaz Sadiq did not ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the government to seriously prepare for realising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as these targets correspond to Pakistani people’s aspirations in nearly all fields of ...
 
 
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MUZAFFARGARH: The Irrigation Department on Saturday issued a flood warning after recent rains in the Muzaffargarh district.
A middle-level flood is expected in Chenab and Ravi rivers between July 7 and 9.
The authorities feared that 300 ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that arrangements for possible flood and monsoon should be better than the previous year and he would personally monitor them regularly.
Addressing a meeting at the Civil Secretariat through ...
 
 
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GHALLANAI: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a man in Prang Ghar tehsil in Mohmand Agency on Friday night, sources said. They said that one Rahim Shah was on his way home in Spinkai Salay when unidentified gunmen fired at him, killing him on the spot. ...
 
 
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OKARA: On the order of DPO Faisal Rana, an ASI of City Depalpur police was arrested for keeping a youth in illegal custody for three days and receiving bribe from his for his release.
Imran, a resident of Pakpattan, appeared before the DPO and ...
 
 
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LANDIKOTAL: Tribal elders and political leaders have threatened to launch a series of protest demonstrations if the crackdown on non-custom paid vehicles was not stopped in Landikotal.
Hundreds of vehicles were seized in Landikotal during the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The federal and provincial governments are bound to pay a high price of dissolutions if the inquiry commission finds that the 2013 elections results, on an overall basis, are not a true and fair reflection of the mandate given by the ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated former provincial minister as its candidate for the office of district nazim of Mansehra.
The decision came at a meeting at New Circuit House. Federal Minister for Haj and ...
 
 
Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah
Today is a day when a dictator, Gen Ziaul Haq, imposed martial law in the country and toppled a democratically elected government of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in the dark of night and the darkness of Ziaul Haq’s tyranny is still haunting the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Jamaat e Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to perform Umrah.
JI Secretary General Liaqat Baloch will officiate as JI ameer, in the absence abroad of Sirajul Haq. In a message before departure, Sirajul ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri has demanded that all political and religious leaders who get funds from abroad should be awarded the death sentence for the crime.
He was talking to the media on Saturday after ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said the government is trying its best to improve power transmission system and vowed to increase its capacity to 21,000 MW from present 16,300 MW by the end of 2016.
Addressing a ...
 
 

KUALA LUMPUR: Ansar Burney Trust International Chairman Ansar Burney has strongly condemned the act of Myanmar government in that Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims continue to face extrajudicial killings, deaths in police custody, rape, human trafficking ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the news regarding the death of three children due to a mysterious disease in Sahiwal and sought a report.
According to a handout issued on Saturday, he directed Adviser ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: United States Ambassador Richard Olson Saturday met government officials and political leaders from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata.
A communiqué of US Consulate General, Peshawar said the visit of the US delegation to the provincial ...
 
 
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BATKHELA: The residents of various villages here Saturday staged a protest against the unscheduled power breakdown and blocked the main road for six hours. Led by Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Shakeel Khan, union council nazim Muhammad Zahid ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Three persons received injuries when their rashly driven car fell from the bridge in Muslim Town on Saturday. It was reported that a speeding car carrying three persons fell from the bridge while saving a motorcyclist. As a result, three ...
 
 
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BISHAM: Residents on Saturday deplored the unannounced and excessive power outages and asked the government to reduce the duration of hours-long blackouts in Ramazan. Talking to The News, Muhabat Shah, Faizullah, Shahid Khan and others said that ...
 
 
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LAKKI MARWAT: The rural and urban localities of the district are under the grip of hot weather for the last two days, forcing the people to stay indoors. Heatwave and harsh weather coupled with power outages added to the miseries of local ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: A man shot dead his brother over a petty issue in Shaido area in the limits of Akora Khattak Police Station on Saturday, official sources said. Perveen Bibi reported to the police that her brother-in-law Mir Salam opened fire on her ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: A local court sent the secretary union council on judicial remand on Saturday. Secretary union council Amjad Ali was produced before Senior Civil Judge Nowshera Ahmed Iftikhar who sent the accused to jail. The anti-corruption police had ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: A man and his two sons were killed when a car plunged into ravine in Chattarplain area of the district, police said on Saturday. They said the driver lost control over the steering while negotiating a sharp turn as a result of the vehicle ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Residents of the Risalpur Cantonment on Saturday staged protest against the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) for not repairing a faulty transformer. The transformer in Risalpur Cantonment had developed fault for the last four days ...
 
 
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LAHORE: CIA police arrested two alleged terrorists from the limits of Batapur police station area on Saturday. The arrested terrorists were identified as Mohammad Khan and his accomplice. Police also recovered weapons from them. Police shifted the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Three persons received injuries when a gas cylinder exploded in a shop on Bund Road Islampura on Saturday. The process of gas filling was underway in a shop when a cylinder exploded due to gas leakage. As a result, three persons sustained ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: A man was killed and another injured when armed men opened fire on them inside their shop in Shireen Kotay area in Risalpur, police said on Saturday. They said that Jalal and his father Ibrahim shot and injured Abid and his nephew ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: An infant went missing from the Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH), officials said on Saturday. Police and officials in the KTH said the incident happened on Friday afternoon but the case was lodged at the University Town Police Station on ...
 
 

Man gets death on two counts
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GUJRANWALA: Anti-Terrorism Court No-1 Judge Imtiaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Saturday awarded death on two counts to Sakhawat Ali in a murder case.
The prosecution said that the convict had ...
 
 

Govt flayed
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MULTAN: The Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has criticised the government, saying that it has failed to give any incentive to the manufacturing sector.
Talking to newsmen here on Saturday, MCCI ...
 
 

Flood warning issued in Muzaffargarh district
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MUZAFFARGARH: The Irrigation Department Saturday issued a flood warning after recent rains in the Muzaffargarh district.
A middle-level flood is expected in Chenab and ...
 
 

Absence of traffic police causes mess on roads
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: People are facing problems due to absence of traffic police on roads especially during Sehr and Iftar timings here.
The traffic jam has become a routine ...
 
 

ASI held for taking bribe
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OKARA: On the order of DPO Faisal Rana, an ASI of City Depalpur police was arrested for keeping a youth in illegal custody for three days and receiving bribe from his for his release.
Imran, ...
 
 

3 abducted in Pakpattan incidents
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: Two girls and one woman were abducted in separate incidents here on Saturday.
Four accused including Fakhar allegedly abducted the mother and a sister of Muhammad Altaf. ...
 
 

Three Nadra officials booked
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TOBA TEK SINGH: City police on Saturday registered a case against three Nadra officials for allegedly disappearing the CNIC of a lawyer.
Chaudhry Nasar Iqbal advocated reported to the ...
 
 

Power shutdown paralyses life
From Our Correspondent
BUREWALA: People have shown concern over 14-hour unscheduled electricity loadshedding in the city and its adjoining areas.
The power supply remained suspended for several hours without ...
 
 

Operation against top DG Khan gangster fails
From Hasnain Qaisrani
DERA GHAZI KHAN: The two-day long operation against one of the most wanted gangs ended unsuccessfully as a large police contingent from Dera Ghazi Khan and Muzaffargarh ...
 
 

SHOs asked to take action on public’s complaints
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: CPO Afzal Ahmad Kausar has directed the SHOs of the district to remain present in their offices from 5pm to 7pm daily to listen to eth complaints of the ...