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Shakeel Anjum & Muhammad Anis
Islamabad
Finally, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) officials, assisted by local administration, police and rangers, managed to enter the Sector I-11/1 ‘katchi abadi’ demolishing dozens of dwellings which were built during last 30 ...
 
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Our crime correspondent
Rawalpindi: A land dispute claimed the lives of two young men at Kirpal, Dhoke Najam, located on the outskirts of Rawat, on Thursday morning when their rival group riddled them with bullets, police said.
Police said that rivals stormed into the ...
 
 

Islamabad: ‘Tajikistan’ was wrongly included in police information, appearing in ‘The News’ report published on July 30, 2015, regarding the details of foreign women arrested during an operation on July 25, 2015.
On being pointed out by the ...
 
 

Berries are not only colourful and attractive, they’re also loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this berry good advice:
Health Tips
* Shop for berries that are dry, plump and firm. Containers ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Rawalpindi
The Solid Waste Management Company (SWMC) will provide big polythene bags free of cost to every house from the first week of August so that people can put garbage in them. People will be asked to put their household garbage outside ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
Islamabad
The federal government on Wednesday asked management of K-Electric to renegotiate power purchase agreement with new terms and conditions as last agreement got expired in January 2015 thus having no legal binding on Center to ...
 
 

Islamabad
The two-day high-level session of Tehreek Nafaz-e-Fiqh-e-Jafariya held under the chair of Quaid-e-Milat-e-Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Moosavi concluded on Thursday after adopting some resolutions, says a press release.
According ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Al-Khidmat Foundation (AKF) Pakistan and National Youth Assembly have decided to undertake joint social welfare activities across the country.
Talking to President of National Youth Assembly Hannan Abbasi who visited Al-Khidmat ...
 
 

Islamabad
The ‘SACH’ — Struggle for Change — under its programme for support to victims of forced marriages in collaboration with the British High Commission, organised a ‘Theatre for Development’ at a hotel in Kallar Syedan on Thursday, says a ...
 
 
Shah Jilani
The history of the Kashmir dispute is well known domestically and internationally. In January 1948, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted Resolution 39 establishing the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan (UNCIP) to ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) is all set to launch a book on the life and works of renowned Punjabi Sufi poet and saint Waris Shah.
Waris Shah was renowned for his contribution to Punjabi ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
A sleeping policeman breaks the speed while a sleepless policeman promotes speed. Mind you, sleeping policeman is Western slang - or jargon - for speed breaker. In my opinion, slang and phraseology have some background of folk wisdom attached to ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
Islamabad
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not invite the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to the meeting of top parliamentary leaders he chaired on Wednesday to save it from any embarrassment over its actions and outbursts during the ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Islamabad
A ‘desperado’ created panic by firing with his gun on a motorist and injuring him, without any provocation, at the Sector I-8 traffic signal on Islamabad Highway.
Ali, driving a car, stopped at the I-8 crossing on the Islamabad ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Institute of Psychiatry at Benazir Bhutto Hospital and WHO Collaborating Centre on Mental Health in collaboration with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is organising a five-day workshop titled ‘National Workshop on ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
“Pakistan has been the country in which I have lived for the past few years. Now Pakistan lives in my heart,” said the ambassador of Egypt, Said Hindam when replying to a farewell speech by the host ambassador of Argentina, Rodolfo ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Islamabad
A seven-year-old boy was drowned in a ‘nullah’ at Ibne Sina Road in Sector G-9 and two others were rescued by the locals when they cried for help, police and eyewitnesses said.
Three boys between the ages of 7 and 9 jumped into the ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
An exhibition of powerful paintings by Hussain Chandio, an artist who has succeeded in creating magic on the canvas through mesmerising aerial scenes portraying Sindhi men and women in traditional dresses and windy atmospheres, opens ...