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Nation to give crushing defeat to terrorists

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Nation to give crushing defeat to terrorists LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said on Saturday that the nation has decided to give crushing defeat to the terrorists. Talking to Assembly Members here, he said that terrorists have destroyed the peace of the country and caused loss to national economy. He vowed that terrorists will find no place to hide and...


Hamza condoles death of Rai Mansab Ali Khan

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Hamza condoles death of Rai Mansab Ali Khan LAHORE: PML-N Central Leader and MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday visited the residence of late MNA Rai Mansab Ali Khan and expressed condolence with his family members and offered Fateha for the departed soul. Federal Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanvir Ahmed Khan was also present on the occasion. Expressing grief over the death...


PML-N making efforts to raise living standards of people: Ahsan

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PML-N making efforts to raise living standards of people: Ahsan SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday said the PML-N government was making all out efforts to raise the living standards of the people by ensuring provision of basic facilities to the masses. Adressing the participants of a ceremony after inaugurating the regional passport office in Narowal, he stressed the need of adopting...


Opportunists politicizing petrol crises: Ranjha

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Opportunists politicizing petrol crises: Ranjha SARGODHA: Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha has said that the opportunists are politicizing the petrol crises for gaining some specific purpose. Talking to media here Saturday he said that the crises has been resolved after intervetion of the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. He advised the politicians for giving up...


Two killed in seperate accidents

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Two killed in seperate accidents SARGODHA: Two persons were killed in separate road incidents in Sillanwali police limits on Saturday. According to police sources, a wagon driver Ghazanfar Abbas was standing at Srgodha-Jhang road when a speeding Truck hit him near Jhammra Morr. As a result he sustained injuries and succumbed to the injuries when he was being shifted to...


Development of Gwadar port to bring prosperity for Balochistan: PM

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Development of Gwadar port to bring prosperity for Balochistan: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday said development of Gwadar Port and construction of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor would bring a wave of prosperity for the people of Balochistan. Chairing a meeting on matters relating to Balochistan at the PM’s House, the Prime Minister asked the provincial government to ensure good governance in the...


Two killed in separate incidents

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Two killed in separate incidents SARGODHA: Two persons including a lawyer were shot killed in separate incidents in Bhalwal and Sillanwali police limits on Thursday. According to police , unknown armed persons entered the home of advocate Rana Muhammad Hussain at Chak 133 South on Wednesday late night and started looting valuables at gun point. When Rana Muhammad Hussain resisted...


Ch Nisar Ali Khan condemns attack on police check post

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Ch Nisar Ali Khan condemns attack on police check post ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday condemned attack on police check post in Wah Cantt and sought an initial report of the incident. He also announced award for police personnel for showing bravery at the time of the incident, said a press release. The policemen who were recognized...


PBC reverts Timing of News Bulletin

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PBC reverts Timing of News Bulletin ISLAMABAD: Radio Pakistan is reverting the timings of its national and regional bulletins to its original broadcast timings from tomorrow [Thursday],said a press realese Tuesday. Prime time Radio Khabarnama will be aired from 8 to 8:30 p.m. The Khabranama includes business, sports, entertainment, and science news. Under the new schedule 10 minute Urdu bulletins will...


Military courts to help eliminate terrorism: Shahbaz

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Military courts to help eliminate terrorism: Shahbaz LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammed Shahbaz Sharif on Monday said, setting up of military courts would help purge the country from terrorism. Talking to assembly members here, he said, Pakistan was confronting with worst type of terrorism and the army public school incident was gruesome which shocked the whole world. He said, all energies were...


IHC issues another notice to lakhvi

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IHC issues another notice to lakhvi ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued another notice to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi as the first one has not been not complied with. A two-member bench of Justice Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui and Justice Noorul Haq N. Qureshi heard the petition filed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to suspend bail orders of Zakiur...


British High Commissioner calls on Shahbaz Sharif

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British High Commissioner calls on Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: British High Commissioner Philip Barton called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here on Monday. Matters of mutual interest, bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in various sectors were discussed in the meeting. Talking to the British High Commissioner, the chief minister said Pakistan highly valued its relations with Britain, adding that there...


Parliamentarians call on Shahbaz Sharif

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Parliamentarians call on Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: Members of National and Provincial Assemblies of various districts met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here on Saturday. Those who called on the Chief Minister included MNAs Alam Dad Lalika, Raza Hayat Hiraj, MPs Mian Fida Hussain, Shaukat Ali Lalika, Malik Mazhar Abbas Raan and Khuram Abbas Chattah. Talking to the members, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif...


Boiler explosion in Faisalabad kills four labourers

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Boiler explosion in Faisalabad kills four labourers FAISALABAD: As many as four labourers were killed and many others injured as a boiler exploded at a factory located in Akbarabad area of the city on Saturday. According to the Rescue sources, roof of the building also caved in due to the explosion. The rescue officials retrieved the bodies and the injured and moved...


SC forms five benches for next week

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SC forms five benches for next week ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Nasir-Ul-Mulk has constituted five benches at the principal seat to hear a number of important cases during the next week, starting from Monday. The first bench comprising Chief Justice, Nasir-Ul-Mulk, Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry would hear a number of important cases including review petition...


New Islamabad International Airport to be operational by Oct 2016, NA told

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New Islamabad International Airport to be operational by Oct 2016, NA told ISLAMABAD:The new Islamabad International Airport including its signal free approach road would be completed by Oct 2016, Parliamentary Secretary Raja Javed Ikhlas told National Assembly on Friday. Replying to the question of Ms Naeema Kishwar Khan, he said the project, inaugurated in 2007 has been delayed due to various reasons. The cases of the responsible...


One billion to be in extreme poverty by 2030

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One billion to be in extreme poverty by 2030 ISLAMABAD: Almost one billion more people face a life of extreme poverty if world leaders duck key decisions on inequality and climate change at two critical summits this year. An international coalition of more than 1,000 organizations warned that global poverty could rise for the first time rise in a generation if politicians make the...


Govt taking serious steps to curb terrorism: Abid

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Govt taking serious steps to curb terrorism: Abid ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali Friday said government is taking serious steps to end the menace of terrorism from the country. Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House, he said the morale of state institutions is high in the war against terror. He said political parties threatening for...


Rain likely in Punjab

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Rain likely in Punjab LAHORE: Rain is expected at scattered places in upper/central Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sahiwal,and Faisalabad divisions) during next 24 hours. According to Local Met office, rain spell is likely from January 20 which would continue for about 48 hours. Meanwhile,the weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country.However,rain (with snowfall over...


34 police officers appointed to monitor security of schools, colleges

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34 police officers appointed to monitor security of schools, colleges ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Operation, Sultan Azam Tamuri on Sunday said that 34 officers at DSP and Inspector level had been appointed for security purpose of schools and colleges in the capital. He said this during a briefing session for security and vigilance committees.  Inspector General of Islamabad Police, Tahir Alam Khan chaired...


Pervaiz asks Imran to accept election result after verdicts of tribunals against PTI candidates

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Pervaiz asks Imran to accept election result after verdicts of tribunals against PTI candidates ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid here on Saturday urged Imran Khan to accept the results of general election 2013, after verdicts of election tribunals against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) candidates. Addressing a press conference along with State Minister Anusha Rehman and MNA Daniyal Aziz, he said Imran Khan should stop politics of...


Civil, military leadership on same page to defeat terrorism: Chaudry Nisar

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Civil, military leadership on same page to defeat terrorism: Chaudry Nisar ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan said that civil and military leadership was on the same page to defeat terrorism in the country. Talking to media after inauguration of bus service between Taxila and Rawalpindi, he said that the main issue of the country was terrorism and it could only be eliminated through support...


21 policemen dismissed from service in 2014

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21 policemen dismissed from service in 2014 FAISALABAD: As many as 21 officials of patrolling police were dismissed from service while 13 others resigned from the department in 2014. The offical sources said that show cause notices were issued to 1,100 policemen while services of 27 cops were confiscated besides stopping annual increment of 159 officials. A patrolling police officer ASI Imran...


Five killed, 17 injured in blast

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Five killed, 17 injured in blast RAWALPINDI: At least five people were killed while 17 others injured in bomb blast at the entrance of a worship place at Chitihatyan area here on Friday evening. According to the initial reports an unidentified person carrying detonating material tried to entre Imambargah in Chitihatyan area was timely intercepted to enter the worship place. Resultantly...


Police smashed 215 gangs in 2014

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Police smashed 215 gangs in 2014 FAISALABAD: The district police have smashed 215 gangs and recovered looted property worth Rs 155 million from their possession last year. Police sources highlighted that 1037 criminals belonging to 215 gangs were wanted by district police in theft,robberies and other crimes. Out of those 755 were arrested during the year 2014. The police recovered looted...


PA approves Punjab Local Govt (Amnd) Bill 2014

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PA approves Punjab Local Govt (Amnd) Bill 2014 LAHORE: Punjab Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the Punjab Local Government (3rd Amend) Bill 2014. According to the Bill, which was presented by the Provincial Minister for Law, Finance and Excise and Taxation Mujtaba  Shujaur Rehman, federal government employees could be appointed as returning officers for elections. However, no delimitations could be made after release...


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