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Hot, humid weather forecast in most parts of country during next 24 hours

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Hot, humid weather forecast in most parts of country during next 24 hours ISLAMABAD: Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the province while thundershowers are forecast at isolated places of Northern Areas of the country and few places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan during next 24 hours. According to Met office seasonal low lies over Balochistan and adjoining areas. Weak monsoon currents...


Army playing constitutional role of facilitation under article 245: Khawaja Asif

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Army playing constitutional role of facilitation under article 245: Khawaja Asif ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif Friday said Pakistan Army was playing its constitutional role of facilitation under the article 245 to defuse the prevailing situation. Talking to a private television channel, he said there was nothing wrong in the facilitation role of the state institution. The article 245, he said, was imposed in the...


Army’s facilitator role constitutional: Chaudhry Nisar

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Army’s facilitator role constitutional: Chaudhry Nisar ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that government had only given role of facilitator to the army as per constitution and law. Addressing a press conference, he said “Army was not given role of guarantor “Zamin” and mediator “Salis” as being said by Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri...


SBP issues Circular for Financial Consumer protection

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SBP issues Circular for Financial Consumer protection ISLAMABAD: The Consumer Protection Department (CPD) of  State Bank of Pakistan has issued Circular titled as Financial Consumer Protection  on “Fair Treatment of Consumers”. The Circular encloses a detailed note on Financial Consumer Protection, its significance, global developments and bank’s own expected role viz a viz the Financial Consumer Protection . It is expected that...


7 DSPs transferred, posted

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7 DSPs transferred, posted LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Punjab Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhaira on Friday issued orders of transfer\posting of seven DSPs with immediate effect. According to notification, SDPO Zafarwal Circle Narowal Hafiz Ata Ur Rehman has been transferred as DSP Investigation-I Gujranwala while DSP Investigation-I Gujranwala Riazul Haq as SDPO Zafarwala circle Narowal, DSP Headquarters Bahawalnagar Muhammad Nawaz...


Imran’s allegations baseless: LHCBA

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Imran’s allegations baseless: LHCBA LAHORE: Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) President Shafqat Mehmood Chohan has termed Imran Khan’s allegations baseless. Addressing a LHCBA general house meeting here on Friday,he said a dacoity incident took place at his residence and dacoits took away jewellery, prize bonds and other items. He said after this incident, Imran had alleged that he...


Four judicial officers transferred

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Four judicial officers transferred LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Friday issued transfer and posting orders of four judicial officers including two additional district and sessions judges (AD&SJs) and civil judges-cum-judicial magistrates. According to a LHC notification, the AD&SJs who were transferred include Muhammad Faisal Ahmad from Chunian to Ferozewala and Muhammad Yar Gondal from Rawalpindi to Chunian. The civil...


Pakistan keen to create new chapter of Kosovan ties: Mamnoon

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Pakistan keen to create new chapter of Kosovan ties: Mamnoon ANKARA: President Mamnoon Hussain Friday resolved that Pakistan was keen to create a new chapter of special ties with Kosovo with tangible cooperation in economic and commercial fields. President Mamnoon, who is currently visiting Turkey, met President of the Republic of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga here. It was the first ever highest level meeting between the...


PAF Chief meets Sri Lankan military leadership in Colombo

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PAF Chief meets Sri Lankan military leadership in Colombo ISLAMABAD: Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, Air Chief Marshal, Tahir Rafique Butt Staff called on Sri Lankan Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence in Colombo on Thursday. Later on, the Air Chief also called on Commander Sri Lankan Army Lt. General Daya Ratnayake and Commander...


Govt wants to resolve crisis amicably: Saad Rafique

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Govt wants to resolve crisis amicably: Saad Rafique ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Saad Rafique Thursday said that the government had accepted all demands of Imran Khan, other than that of Prime Minister’s resignation which was unconstitutional. Imran Khan himself has admitted that five out of six demands had been accepted, he added. The minister categorically stated that no one could take resignation...


PML-N denies offering deputy PM slot to PTI

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PML-N denies offering deputy PM slot to PTI ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Thursday categorically denied that it has not put forward any offer of deputy Prime Minister to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s chief, Imran Khan. In a statement, the PML-N spokesman said that a central leader of the party senator, Chaudhry Jafar Iqbal had written a letter to Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif having various...


Partly cloudy weather forecast for city

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Partly cloudy weather forecast for city MULTAN: The local Met office has forecast partly cloudy weather for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours. On Thursday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 34.2 degrees centigrade and 22.0 degrees centigrade,respectively. Humidity was recorded 77 per cent at 8 am and 58 per cent at 5 pm. Source:...


PM, COAS agree on measures for resumption of stalled negotiations

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PM, COAS agree on measures for resumption of stalled negotiations ISLAMABAD: A meeting between Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif here at the PM House agreed on measures for resumption of stalled negotiations, aimed at resolving the political crisis. A statement released from the PM House said the meeting was held in the wake of ongoing political impasse....


Law to take course if protesters marched towards state buildings: Irfan Siddiqui

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Law to take course if protesters marched towards state buildings: Irfan Siddiqui ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister,Irfan Siddiqui Thursday said law would take its course if workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) marched towards the state buildings located in red zone of the Federal Capital. Talking to PTV, he said protecting lives and property of public and the state buildings was...


Legal fraternity to form coordination committee to look into political situation: Kamran Murtaza

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Legal fraternity to form coordination committee to look into political situation: Kamran Murtaza ISLAMABAD: President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Kamran Murtaza on Thursday said legal fraternity has decided to form All Pakistan Lawyers Coordination Committee to assess the current political situation in the Federal Capital. Talking to media outside Supreme Court, Kamran Murtaza said that the Coordination Committee would consist of Supreme Court Bar Association and High...


Few thousand protestors can’t intimidate popularity of elected Govt: MNA

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Few thousand protestors can’t intimidate popularity of elected Govt: MNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz legislator Ubaidullah Khan Shadi khail on Wednesday said that a few thousand protesters cannot intimidate the popularly elected government which was supported by overwhelming majority of the masses. Talking to APP, the MNA from Mianwali said that the government enjoyed the support of a large segment of society including parliament, chambers...


New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan

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New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement’s campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants’ first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds. Senior commanders announced the creation of a new hardline grouping within the umbrella Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) but insisted they were not...


Police round up 17 outlaws including three drug paddlers

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Police round up 17 outlaws including three drug paddlers RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Police have arrested 17 outlaws including three drug paddlers and four for immoral activities and seized over 43 kilograms charras, 10 kg opium, 34 liter wine, 11 bottles of liquor, one pistol 30 bore with two rounds and 500 liter diesel from the possession of the accused. According to Rawalpindi police spokesman, Pirwadhai...


NHA to computerize all toll plazas on national highways

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NHA to computerize all toll plazas on national highways ISLAMABAD: The National Highways Authority (NHA)has prepared a plan to computerize all its toll plazas on national highways to ensure transparency in the toll collection system. An official of NHA informed Wednesday that tax collected at the toll plazas being the main source of income for the NHA,it has decided bring transparency in its tax...


Senator Jaffar Iqbal’s proposal of deputy PM not PML-N’s policy:Ishaq Dar

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Senator Jaffar Iqbal’s proposal of deputy PM not PML-N’s policy:Ishaq Dar ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said the proposal of Senator Jaffar Iqbal for creating the post of deputy prime minister does not reflect the policy of Pakistan Muslim League-N. The Finance Minister in a statement termed the suggestion by Senator Iqbal as his personal views. Senator Jaffar Iqbal, the senior leader of PML-N...


PM meets Parliamentarians; discusses political situation following sit-ins

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PM meets Parliamentarians; discusses political situation following sit-ins ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday held a series of meetings with heads of Parliamentary leaders and discussed the prevailing situation created in the aftermath of the sit-ins. The Prime Minister in his meetings here in his Chamber at the Parliament apprised them about the policy of the government and said he firmly...


World’s tallest man of 8 ft 4 inch dies in Ukraine

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World’s tallest man of 8 ft 4 inch dies in Ukraine ISLAMABAD: A Ukrainian farmer, believed to be the world’s tallest man at 8ft 4 inches, has died aged 44. Leonid Stadnyk, from the Ukrainian village of Podoliantsy, died from a brain haemorrhage after health problems. Stadnyk’s feet measured almost 18 inches in length while his palms were more than a foot in diameter. He slept...


Monsoon rains raise water level in Simly Dam

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Monsoon rains raise water level in Simly Dam ISLAMABAD: Water level in the Simly Dam has risen to 2311.60 feet due to recent rains in the federal capital. “Simly Dam has the water storage capacity of 2315 feet,” an official of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Water Management told on Tuesday. He said that due to the recent rains and the storage of water...


Two vehicles lifted, house looted

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Two vehicles lifted, house looted ISLAMABAD: Two vehicles were lifted from various areas of Islamabad while foreign currency was stolen from a house in sector F-8/2, a police source said. He said that unidentified person took away Corolla Saloon car (ATN-272) of Tehzeeb Chaudhry from Bhara Kau area while another Corolla car (LW-0057) was stolen from sector G-9/1 owned by...


POF dispatched 39 tones relief goods for IDPs

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POF dispatched 39 tones relief goods for IDPs WAH CANTT: POF Administration dispatched 2850 packets ofedible items valuing Rs.5.809 Million for IDPs in 04 trucks. Each packet contained 03 kg rice, 02 kg sugar, 2.5 kg Ghee, 500 gram tea, 400 grams Milk powders, 400 grams Energile,  Nestle water & many household items. According to POF spokesman, on the special instruction of HI(M)...


Istehkam-e-Pakistan rally tomorrow

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Istehkam-e-Pakistan rally tomorrow HAFIZABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N workers will stage a Istehkam-e-Pakistan rally here on  Tuesday (August 26). The rally will start from Ghora Chowk Pindi Bhattian Road Hafizabad which would parade through main thoroughfares of the city to express solidarity with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. State Minister for Health Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar and...


 
 
 



 
 



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