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55,967 persons rescued to safer places by Army troops in recent floods: ISPR

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th September 2014

55,967 persons rescued to safer places by Army troops in recent floods: ISPR RAWALPINDI: Pak Army troops have rescued 55,967 persons to safer places and distributed 1,816 tons ration from flood hit areas during relief and rescue operation in recent floods. According to ISPR here on Wednesday, 24 medical camps have been established where army doctors have treated 17,182 patients. As many as 24 relief camps have also...


Annual Elections of SCBA on Oct 31

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th September 2014

Annual Elections of SCBA on Oct 31 ISLAMABAD:  Annual Elections of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) will be held on October 31 for 2014-15 and as per turn system the upcoming President of the Association would be from the province of Khyber PakhtunKhwa. A final schedule has been issued by the office of the Supreme Court Bar Association according to office...


Musharraf treason trial: Special Court adjourns hearing till Wednesday

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Musharraf treason trial: Special Court adjourns hearing till Wednesday ISLAMABAD: The Special Court trying former President Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf under high treason act of the Constitution for abrogating and subverting constitution by proclamation of emergency in the country on Tuesday adjourned hearing till Wednesday (September 17). The three-member Special Court bench headed by Justice Faisal Arab and comprising Justice Tahira Safdar and Justice...


20 civil judges transferred

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th September 2014

20 civil judges transferred LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday issued transfer and posting orders of 20 civil judges-cum-judicial magistrates. According to a LHC notification, the civil judges who were transferred include Mahmood Ahmad from M.B.Din to Rawalpindi, Afzal Hussain from Rawalpindi to M.B.Din, Muhammad Amin Shahzad from Malakwal to Lahore, Mobeen Raja from Lahore to Jand, Aqeel...


14 children die in hospital, 29 bodies recovered in valley

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14 children die in hospital, 29 bodies recovered in valley ISLAMABAD: Fourteen children died at a hospital in occupied Kashmir while authorities have confirmed recovering 29 bodies in the Kashmir Valley alone after the flood waters receded. They said there was 4-10 feet of flood water in residential areas of Shivpura, Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Wazirbagh, Gogjibagh, Karan Nagar, Suthrashahi, Bemina, Qamarwari and some other areas...


PIMA to set up 15 free medical camps for flood affectees

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th September 2014

PIMA to set up 15 free medical camps for flood affectees ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has planned to set up 15 free medical assistance camps for the flood affected people in Punjab province. Incharge PIMA Flood Relief, Dr. Tariq Ismail told APP here on Monday that PIMA provided free medical assistance to more than 5000 flood affectees in various areas including Sialkot, Narowal and...


13 people of marriage party drown in flood

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th September 2014

13 people of marriage party drown in flood MULTAN: At least thirteen people including women and children drowned in floodwater as a boat capsized near the Sher Shah Bridge on the Chenab River on Sunday. According to Rescue 1122, about 25 to 30 people of a marriage party including groom Zahid and bride Mishal Rabia were going to attend their Valima ceremony in...


Police rescue 50,000 people from flood

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Police rescue 50,000 people from flood MULTAN: Multan police have shifted 50,000 flood-hit people to safe places during a rescue operation across the district. According to a press release issued here on Sunday, areas of 09 police stations of the district have been affected by the recent flooding including Alpa, Sadar, Qutabpur, Cantt, City Shujabad, Muzaffarabad, Sadar Shujabad, City and Sadar...


PM visits flood-hit Athara Hazari

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th September 2014

PM visits flood-hit Athara Hazari ATHARA HAZARI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday visited the flood-hit Athara Hazari village to examine relief and rehabilitation work in the area. During the visit, he inspected a relief camp in the area and also interacted with the flood affected people. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said he would not rest until the...


Kasur police encounter, five muggers gunned down

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th September 2014

Kasur police encounter, five muggers gunned down KASUR: At least five muggers were allegedly gunned down in a police encounter in Sher Rabbani Colony on Saturday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the five accused were involved in several robberies, impersonating as policemen. The bodies were shifted to nearby hospital for medico-legal...


Flood relief: PM promises pay out to flood-hit people

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Flood relief: PM promises pay out to flood-hit people BHAWANA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday reiterated the government’s resolve to leave no stone unturned and take all possible measures to mitigate the sufferings caused to the people by recent floods in the country. Addressing a public gathering in Chiniot, he said that the governments — both federal and provincial — will continue their...


Current political impasse should be resolved politically: DG ISPR

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th September 2014

Current political impasse should be resolved politically: DG ISPR RAWALPINDI, Sep 12 (APP): Terming current political impasse in the country as a political issue, Director General, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem  Bajwa Friday hoped that it would be resolved politically as early as possible. “It is a political issue and should be resolved politically. We are hopeful it will be...


Rain-thundershowers likely in most parts of country: PMD

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th September 2014

Rain-thundershowers likely in most parts of country: PMD ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 (APP): Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Friday forecast rain-thundershowers in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, seasonal low lies over north Balochistan with its trough extending northeastwards. Weak monsoon currents are penetrating into upper parts of the country. A shallow westerly wave is prevailing...


Sindh Minister hands over relief cheque to Punjab CM

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Sindh Minister hands over relief cheque to Punjab CM KARACHI:  Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Sikander Mendhro on behalf of Sindh government called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore and handed over Rs 100 million cheque to him for the relief of flood victims. According to a handout issued here on Friday Dr. Sikandar Mendhro told the Punjab Chief Minister...


Fire erupts at Lahore factory near Azadi Chowk

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th September 2014

Fire erupts at Lahore factory near Azadi Chowk LAHORE: An intensive fire erupted at a Lahore factory located near the Azadi Chowk on Thursday night, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, right after the fire alarm was reported, the fire tenders rushed to the site. The fire was reported to be intensive, due to which extra fire brigades and fire tenders were...


Jinnah’s 66th anniversary observed throughout country

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th September 2014

Jinnah’s 66th anniversary observed throughout country ISLAMABAD: The 66th death anniversary of the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was observed throughout the country on Thursday. Different sittings of Quran Khawani were held on the occasion countrywide including at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi. Political personalities, armed forces, officials, and citizens visited the mausoleum of the great leader to pay...


Flood ravages continue in Punjab

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th September 2014

Flood ravages continue in Punjab LAHORE: After playing havoc in the upper Punjab, the flood situation is now aggravating with all its devastation in South Punjab districts particularly Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur and Multan. The district governments have taken preventive measures to face any situation and its expected damages. According to official sources in the city district government and flood forecasting division...


PM convenes cabinet meeting on Friday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th September 2014

PM convenes cabinet meeting on Friday ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has convened cabinet meeting on Friday morning. During the meeting, important legislation will be placed before the cabinet for approval. According to PM’s media office, the meeting will also review in detail flood situation in the country and take into account the relief and rescue efforts as well as...


Rescue operation completed in Daroghawala Mosque

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th September 2014

Rescue operation completed in Daroghawala Mosque LAHORE: The Rescue 1122 on Wednesday completed rescue operation and pulled out the injured and bodies from the debris of a collapsed mosque in Daroghawala. A spokesman for Rescue 1122 said some injured had been discharged from the hospital, including the Services hospital, while some of them were still receiving medical treatment at various hospitals....


Govt to provide facilities to flood-hit people: Governor

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th September 2014

Govt to provide facilities to flood-hit people: Governor SHEIKHUPURA: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Wednesday said the government would not leave the flood-hit people alone and would soon provide all possible facilities, including financial assistance. Addressing a public gathering at BRB canal Saleempur,Narang Mandi, he directed DCO Sheikhupura Ali Jan Khan to prepare a list after reviewing losses so that the government could...


‘Emergency declared in 21 districts of Punjab’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

‘Emergency declared in 21 districts of Punjab’ LAHORE: Provincial Minister and Chairman Cabinet Committee on Flood Col. (R) Shuja Khanzada has said that emergency has been declared in 21 districts of the province and the whole government machinery is engaged round the clock in providing relief to the flood-hit people. He said that relief operation was being carried out in 1420 affected...


River Chenab flowing in medium flood: FFC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

River Chenab flowing in medium flood: FFC ISLAMABAD: Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Tuesday announced that river Chenab is flowing in medium flood with rising trend at Trimmu and at low flood stage with falling trend at Qadirabad. River Ravi is flowing in high flood at Balloki and medium flood at Shahdra. In its daily flood situation report, the Commission said river...


Smooth rescue, relief operation underway in flood-affected areas: NDMAChairman

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

Smooth rescue, relief operation underway in flood-affected areas: NDMAChairman ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Major General Muhammad Saeed Aleem Tuesday said a smooth rescue and relief operation was underway in flood-affected areas of Punjab. “There is a sufficient number of boats and helicopters to carry out smooth rescue and relief activities in flood-affected areas,” he told a private television. He said all...


10 killed in mosque collapse

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

10 killed in mosque collapse LAHORE: At least 10 persons were killed when a roof of a mosque collapsed in Droghawala area here on Tuesday. The spokesmen for district administration and Rescue 1122 told APP that the incident took place when Zuhr prayer was being offered in the mosque near Daroghawala, adding that it was double storey building and right...


Sit-ins inflicting loss of Rs 1000 bln must end: Ahsan Iqbal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

Sit-ins inflicting loss of Rs 1000 bln must end: Ahsan Iqbal ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Professor Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said that that ongoing sit-ins in the federal capital inflicted losses of about Rs.1000 billion to the national economy and advised Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan to end the protest for the benefit of the whole country. Ahsan Iqbal, flanked by Minister...


Pervaiz Khattak presents Rs 100 mln cheque to COAS

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

Pervaiz Khattak presents Rs 100 mln cheque to COAS RAWALPINDI: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa Pervaiz Khattak Tuesday presented a cheque of Rs 100 million to Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif for flood affected people of Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pervaiz Khattak called on Chief of Army Staff at General Headquarters, said a Inter-Services Public Relations press release. Source:...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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