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Saeed Ahmed
Rawalpindi
Residents of several localities of Chaklala Cantonment Board have been facing severe water shortage for the last 10 days, which has intensified their problems in the month of Ramazan and summer season. According to the citizens, the ...
 
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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
A large number of residents of Potohar region particularly residents of Rawalpindi city, cantonment and rural areas are strongly protesting against non-availability of ‘land fard’ even after computerisation system.
On the other ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said that motivating forest officers and providing government protection at all levels is inevitable to protect and conserve forests in the country.
Mushahidullah ...
 
 

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The American Council on Exercise recommends:
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Muhammad Qasim
Rawalpindi
Individuals particularly those fasting in the holy month of Ramazan should take extraordinary preventive measures to avoid heat exhaustion that, without proper and in time treatment, can cause death.
Heat exhaustion if not ...
 
 

Islamabad
The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of National Accountability Bureau, chaired by NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, took important decisions, says a press release.
In a case against Faisal Farooq, Ahmer Farooq, Fahad Farooq, Omer ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Along with short story my preferred genre in literature has been reportages which is more suitable to give direct expression regarding current political and social issues. The technique of reportages is almost the same as we use in ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
Islamabad
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has played down the rumors regarding dozens of its former parliamentarians from Punjab leaving party ranks and maintained “it can be a wishful thinking but has no truth in it”.
Talking to The News, ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
Summer time is vacation time and many people, including members of the diplomatic community, leave the country to take a break. The ambassador of Belgium, Peter Claes and his wife Alexandra are also going off -- the only difference is ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
Islamabad
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who conducted a daylong visit to Karachi on Wednesday for ascertaining situation on ground personally about ongoing heatwave and its impact on Karachi and adjoining areas, would be visiting the metropolis ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Rawalpindi
Punjab Minister for Food and Chairman Provincial Cabinet Price Control Committee Bilal Yasin along with officers of district administration and Vice Chairman Market Committee Maqbool Ahmed Khan visited 'Ramzan Sasta Bazaars' of ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
Islamabad
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that education was a major driver of social progress and key to fulfilling the promise he made at the time of resuming office two years ago.
Nawaz, who will be delivering an important ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Rawalpindi: The Rawal Town presented Rs1.150 billion tax-free budget for fiscal year 2015-16 here on Thursday. The annual budget was approved by Rawal Town (Administrator) Imran Qureshi.
An amount of Rs704.96 million has been allocated for ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Islamabad: The Establishment Division (ED) has granted PSP cadre to SP Jamil Hashmi, the ED sources said.
The ED has issued notification regarding inclusion of his name in PSP category.
The Islamabad Capital Territory based police officer ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Rawalpindi: Rescue Punjab Director General Dr. Rizwan Naseer, while presiding over a meeting of rescue officers at 'Rescue 1122' Headquarters, carried out a performance review of emergency operations in all 36 districts of Punjab to ensure uniform ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
Islamabad
In a unique case of alleged illegal detention of its District Election Commissioner (DEO) and beating him up, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday summoned Balochistan police chief, DC Chaman/Qilla Abdullah and municipal ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
Islamabad
The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to take stern action against stall holders for fleecing the customers at weekly bazaars, which are established thrice a week at different locations in urban and rural areas. ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
Islamabad
Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) production has reached zero level because of extremely low gas pressure. The documents available with The News show that almost zero gas pressure is because of the nonpayment of gas bills.
The PSM ...