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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The nation is all set to celebrate Pakistan Day today with a renewed pledge to work day and night for progress, prosperity and strong defence of the motherland. The day is being observed to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution in 1940, under which the Muslims ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Renowned religious scholar and former judge of Federal Shariat Court Mufti Taqi Usmani on Friday survived an assassination attempt near Nipa Roundabout in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town. The incident, however, claimed the lives of two of his guards; while the drivers, ...

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  • T PESHAWAR : The third anti-polio campaign of the year will commence from March 26 in 25 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including tribal districts and Afghan refugee camps, wherein, over 5.5 million children under the age of five will be administered polio drops. This was decided in a meeting held ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD:  Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal has said that the government and people of Pakistan were deeply saddened and grieved over the tragic loss of precious lives, including women and children, in unfortunate capsizing of a ferry near Mosul. In a tweet, he said, ...

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  • T PESHAWAR : Experts on Friday expressed concerns over the looming water crisis in the country and called for collective efforts to conserve depleting water resources. They said that water conservation was the collective responsibility of everyone and stressed on involving all stakeholders at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -     Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said on Friday that democracy is still in process of taking roots in our country so it is important to inculcate the culture and values among the youth. “There is need to work for Pakistan beyond personal ...

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  • TKARACHI   -    Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has warned the elements who are hitting axes at the very roots of the ideology of Pakistan and urged the nation to reiterate its commitment and conviction to the founding fathers’ vision of ...

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  • TKARACHI  -    Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Dr. Khatu Mal Jeevan while addressing a seminar on “Rights of Disabled Persons” at Shamsherul Haidery National Museum said that the Human Rights Directorate was transformed into a full flagged independent ...

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  • T   KARACHI :  Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) has formed a task force for Directorate of Anti-Quackery, and this task force will facilitate SHCC in action regarding eradication of quackery in Sindh province. In this task force, government officials, District Health Quarters ...

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  • TBADIN  -   A 12-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by two suspects here on Friday. According to police, a 12-year-old girl, resident of Shah Qadri Mohalla, was on her way back home from Juma Bazaar when two accused identified as Ahsan and Abdul Aziz chased her with bad ...

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  • TMIRPURKHAS  -    Hundreds of people of Arain community and other communities of Jhuddo Town took out a rally and held a protest demonstration against Jhuddo police for their failure to arrest the nominated accused in the murder of retired military man here on Friday. The ...

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  • TKARACHI  -     Different political parties including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and the Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) condemned the assassination attempt on renowned religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani and came down hard on the ...

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  • T KARACHI : Model Town police on Friday registered a case against a suspect for allegedly abducting a nine-year-old boy. The applicant told the police that his son Abdul Ahad was playing outside his house when they heard screams of his child and went out to inquire. On coming out, it was revealed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A 41-year-old man was murdered by unidentified assailants and threw his dead body in a forest within the limits of Police Station Kallar Syedan. According to sources, a man namely Aftab Ahmed, resident of Sahoot Kalyal, told police that exchange of harsh words occurred between his ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-A 41-year-old man was murdered by unidentified assailants and threw his dead body in a forest within the limits of Police Station Kallar Syedan. According to sources, a man namely Aftab Ahmed, resident of Sahoot Kalyal, told police that exchange of harsh words occurred between his brother ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Almost 350,000 Pakistanis suffer from stroke every year while specialised stroke centres can play vital role in emergency treatment and recovery of stroke patients, a statement said. Stroke is the second most common cause of death globally, causing around 6.7 million deaths each ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of federal education and professional training on Thursday sought cooperation of Japan International Cooperation Agency to improve literacy rate in the country. A statement issued by the ministry said that a delegation of JICA in Pakistan, led by its Vice President Dr Toda ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI - District Emergency Officer Rescue 1122 Dr Abdur Rahman reviewed performance of the emergency service’s “Pakistan Zindabad week – tree plantation campaign” on Thursday through Rescue Mohafiz scouts / volunteers to establish healthy and environmental-friendly ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI - As part of Pakistan Day celebrations, Jinnah Iqbal Visionary Forum in coordination with the Rawalpindi Arts Council organised an intellectual talk on recently published book “Perspectives on Pakistan” of former Senior Economic Adviser of World Bank Fateh M Chaudhri based at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination’s Tobacco Control Cell launched advocacy campaign with technical support of Vital Strategies against tobacco epidemic across the country. A statement said that the campaign had been started in collaboration with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday telephoned his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern to condemn the terrorist attack on mosques in Christchurch and admire her for the humane handling of the situation. Pakistani Prime Minister admired the humane handling of ...

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  • T LAHORE : Maryam Nawaz met her imprisoned father at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail on Thursday. Following her meeting, she expressed concerns about health condition of Mian Nawaz Sharif and also appealed to the party workers to ‘remember him in daily prayers.’ “MNS (Mian Nawaz ...

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  • T PESHAWAR : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Tourism and Culture Atif Khan has said that tourism police is being raised in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the promotion of tourism in the province. Speaking at a meeting with a delegation of tourism police of Thailand here on Thursday, he said ...

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  • TLAHORE   -    The bill passed by the Punjab Assembly to raise the salaries and perks of the legislators is being reviewed keeping in sight all its legal and technical aspects, says Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar. Talking to reporters here on Thursday, he said that ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    A 25-year-old man was found dead on a footpath in the Ravi Road police area, rescue workers said on Thursday. The deceased was identified by police as Omar. Police investigators say the youth was addicted to drugs. Police sources believe the youth died after he ...

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  • TLAHORE  -     Two workers died and seven others fell unconscious after a chemical drum exploded at a shoe factory on Bund Road, rescuers said on Thursday. Two workers died on the spot and seven others were shifted to the Mayo Hospital in critical condition. Police reached ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Hindus celebrated Holi at Krishna Mandir, on Ravi Road on Thursday. Punjab Human Rights and Minority Affairs Minister Ijaz Alam Augustine attended the ceremony along with Dr Manoher Chand. They welcomed the participants and wished them Happy Holi. The event started ...

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  • T LAHORE : Overseas Pakistanis Commission Vice Chairperson Ch Waseem Akhtar has said that doors of my office are open for expats as they are the backbone of economy.  Akhtar expressed these views while meeting the delegation of overseas Pakistanis investors from Kuwait in his office on ...

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  • TLAHORE  -    Senator Sirajul Haq has been elected Ameer of Jamat-e-Islami for another five years.  JI deputy chief and chief of the party election wing, Asadulah Bhutto announced results at a press conference at Mansoora on Wednesday. Bhutto said the JI was the only ...

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  • T LAHORE : Nespak has won an assignment related to the evaluation of bids/proposals for five million houses under Naya Pakistan Housing Programme. This was informed by Nespak Managing Director Dr Tahir Masood in a press release issued on Thursday. As per details, the Federal Government Employees ...

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