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Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: While billions are being spent on the perks, privileges and protocol of country’s elite, the authorities are reluctant to provide meagre Rs25 million required to enrol 10,000 out of school children in a Gilgit-Balistan district within a ...
 
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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: A total of 14 independent candidates and a couple of highly well-off contestants, belonging to different political parties, vying for the Senate seats, have triggered allegations of massive corruption, provoking some parliamentary ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A group of workers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) from Chitral announced to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here on Saturday.
The announcement was made by former PPP activists Mukhtar Ahmad, Sikandar ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Saturday said the federal government had assured him to convene an All Parties Conference (APC) to take the national political leadership into confidence on the Kashgar-Gwadar Economic Corridor ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The police have arrested three persons in Chamkani for constantly refusing to get children vaccinated against polio, an official said. The police and health staff carried out a campaign in Chamkani, where Abdul Wahab, Ashraf and Abdul ...
 
 
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CHARSADDA: The police arrested 77 suspected persons, including 23 illegal Afghan nationals during search operation in the district on Saturday, official sources said.They said the police launched search and strike operation in the district against ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Immigration authorities at the Bacha Khan International Airport have arrested an alleged target killer wanted by the Punjab Police. An official said Khawar Shehzad, who was on way to Oman via an international flight, was arrested at the ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The bomb disposal unit on Saturday defused an improvised explosive device (IED) planted near a government college on Dora Road here. Police said the IED was planted on the roadside near the Government Superior Science College in the ...
 
 
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LANDIKOTAL: Security forces arrested seven suspects during a search operation in the Jamrud tehsil of the Khyber Agency, official sources said on Saturday. The security personnel raided several areas, held seven suspicious people and shifted them ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The police arrested three alleged militants after an encounter in Mashogagar and recovered a hand grenade and two pistols from them on Saturday. The police said the policemen and gunmen exchanged fire near Gula Khan Khwar, after which the ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: An Accountability Count here Saturday remanded the former director general of the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) Qazi Laiq in custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had arrested Qazi Laiq ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Lahore Police claimed to have resolved a murder case of a 20-year-old model with the arrest of three accused on Saturday. The main accused identified as Uzma Rao alias Tooba confessed that she had killed Abeera on refusing to help her in ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Information Secretary Dr Shireen Mazari Saturday reacted strongly to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s tirade against her party, alleging him of always slave to ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presided over a high level meeting to review the progress on energy projects in the province here on Saturday.
Federal Minister for Water & Power Kh Muhammad Asif and Federal Minister for ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Renowned constitutional expert and ex-Senator SM Zafar on Saturday termed the proposed 22nd constitutional amendment “suicidal step” and asked Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain to keep distance from this move because the amendment in the ...
 
 
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NAWABSHAH: People’s University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women (PUMHSW) organised a symposium on the diseases of eyes and blindness occurring due to Diabetes on Saturday.
Specialist doctors of Diabetes from different medical universities ...
 
 

LAHORE: The United Nations former Expert Adviser on Human Rights and Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International, Ansar Burney and his wife Shaheen Burney will reach Sialkot on Monday morning to visit Pakistan India Working Boundary at Sialkot, ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The security forces are expected to carry out search operation in the villages sited the boundary between Peshawar and Khyber Agency, sources said. According to the sources, curfew is likely to be clamped in a number of villages on during ...
 
 
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BANNU: A station house officer (SHO) who had been injured in a roadside blast a day earlier, was shifted to a hospital in Peshawar on Saturday due to his critical condition, hospital sources said. Seven police officials were injured in the roadside ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Former PML-N MNA Hanif Abbasi was criticised by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf leadership for his ‘incompetence’ over the Rawalpindi Metro Bus project. In a joint statement issued on Saturday, PTI Punjab President Ejaz Chaudhary, General ...
 
 
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WANA: An official of the political administration Saturday said the return process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from South Waziristan to their native areas would start from March 16. Speaking at a jirga of the elders of the Mehsud ...
 
 
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KOHAT: The police arrested three cops of Hassanabdal Police Station over a fake first information report (FIR) here on Saturday, sources said.
The sources said that a team of Hassanabdal Police Station comprising Assistant Sub-Inspector ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Two suspected militants were arrested in a raid in Akora Khattak here on Saturday, official sources claimed. The sources said officials from the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Peshawar along with the personnel of the security forces ...
 
 

Rulers’ wrong decisions disrupted unity of nation: JUP
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CHAKWAL: JUP Noorani group chief Dr Abu Alkhair Mohammad Zubair Saturday said the whole nation was united in the wake of the Peshawar incident, but some wrong ...
 
 

Wheelie claims life in Faisalabad
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FAISALABAD: A drunkard was killed while doing wheelie in front of the DCO Office here on Saturday.
Reportedly, generator dealer Awais Tayyab of Chiniot, who was under the influence, ...
 
 

Woman held with pistol on court premises
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GUJRANWALA: A woman was arrested with a pistol on the sessions court premises here on Saturday.
Aasia Kanwal of Daburji Virkan was entering the court premises when security ...
 
 

Opportunities awaiting Pak businessmen
in Netherlands: envoy
Says Pak armed forces have done a good job in North Waziristan
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MULTAN: Pakistan has a great potential for trade as exports from Pakistan to the ...
 
 

Tenants promised easy loan
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NANKANA SAHIB: Evacuee Trust Property Board chairman Saddiqul Farooq Saturday said a loan on easy installments would be given to tenants to increase their farm produce.
Addressing a press ...
 
 

Farmers demand brick-lining of Trimmu-Sidhnai Link Canal
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TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of farmers of a dozen of Pirmahal and Toba tehsils villages located on the bank of Trimmu-Sidhnai Link Canal have demanded brick-lining of ...