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‘Dead’ baby begins breathing

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

SARGODHA-A baby pronounced dead by the doctors of a Lahore hospital starting breathing on the way to home. Millatabad-based Kashif’s six month old daughter Parveen suffered from phenomena and ...

Seminar on Access to Japanese Market held at FCCI

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

FAISALABAD -Pakistani Textile Exporters should avail the opportunities to sneak into Japanese market and increase their share to the reasonable level, said FCCI President Engineer Suhail Bin Rashid. ...

Unpaid BECS teachers take to the streets

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

WAZIRABAD - Dozens of female teachers of Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) of Gujranwala district who have not been paid salary for the past 10 months took out a rally and staged a protest in ...

Classes commence in IUB sub-campus

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

BAHAWALPUR - Classes have been started at the newly-constructed IUB Bahawalnagar sub campus and Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has been requested to invite the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for ...

Govt vows to facilitate farmers

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

BAHAWALPUR-The Punjab government will purchase every grain of wheat from the farmers and pay them timely, said a provincial minister. “Punjab chief minister has decided to provide all the ...

Rs4m granted to 794 deserving Christians

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

FAISALABAD-An amount of Rs3.970 million out of Punjab chief minister grant was distributed to 794 deserving poor of Christian community on Saturday. A function was held at TMA Hall where DCO Noorul ...

5,000mt wheat target for Mandi Bahauddin

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MANDI BAHAUDDIN-The wheat procurement in the district would start from May 5 while issuance of gunny bags would begin from May 1 at the centres set up by the Punjab government, disclosed a meeting. ...

Rs1 billion to be spent on upgradation of 4 grid stations

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

SIALKOT-A Chinese Power Company has started up-gradation of four grid stations under the supervision of the Gepco. According to Gepco Chief Executive Mian Muneer Ahmed, the capacity of four grid ...

Property tax defaulters warned

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MAILSI -The Excise and Taxation Department has issued a list of public and private institutions that owe up to Rs1 million in property taxes and warned the property tax defaulters to pay their dues ...

Punjab to spend Rs800m on uplift soon

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MULTAN-The provincial government is going to spend about Rs800 million on different development schemes in education, health and infrastructure sectors. According to details, over Rs184 million will ...

Police bust two inter district gangs of bandits

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MINCHINABAD-The Minchinabad police claimed to have busted two gangs of hardened criminals involved in dozens of robberies and motorcycles lifting and arrested 15 members of the gangs. The police also ...

Growers seek relief as rain damages wheat harvest

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

HAFIZABAD-Standing wheat crop over hundreds of acres of land in Muradian, Ahmadpur Chattha, Kotli Amir Singh, Thakar Dawara, Thatha Kalian, Kot Gora, Kalairwala, Nadala Khaam, Sagar Khurd and Kalan, ...

Bandits gang rape two women, sweep houses

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

BUREWALA-Nine armed robbers looted three houses and allegedly raped two of the family women here in Chak 299/EB the other night. However, the police neither including the rape sections in the FIR nor ...

Highway robbery foiled, injured outlaw held

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

SHEIKHUPURA - The Patrolling Police foiled a highway robbery on GT Road near Muridke and arrested an injured outlaw. According to details, Jaffar Hussain, a trader along with three family members was ...

42 cases registered against quacks

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

FAISALABAD-The District Quality Control Board heard 48 cases against the owners of medical stores and clinics, and ordered registration of cases against 42 of them Under Section 419 of Pakistan Penal ...

Dengue eradication linked to modern insecticide

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

SARGODHA - DCO Saqib Manan said that dengue mosquito has the ability to resist the insecticide, repellents and fumigation available in the market so the Punjab government should introduce modern and ...

Rule of law only solution to problems

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

NOORPUR THAL  - PML-N MNA Malik Shakir Bashir Awan has said the rule of law is the only solution to resolving the problems being faced by the country. He said this while talking with TBA ...

THQ docs negligent, run own clinics

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MAILSI - The Tehsil Headquarters Hospital doctors and paramedics during official time attend their private hospitals and clinics thereby adding to the patients’ woes, it is learnt. They remain ...

Naheed brands Zardari as dictator

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

TOBA TEK SINGH-Disgruntled PPP leader and Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Workers Federation Chairman Naheed Khan said that PPP had been taken over by usurpers while party workers who had rendered sacrifices ...

Haidri dubs PPO ‘destruction of Pakistan bill’

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

MULTAN-JUI-F Secretary General Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri has said that all political parties including the JUI-F have rejected Protection Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) as it will cause chaos in ...

Zahid Hamid inaugurates tough tile project

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

SIALKOT -Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid inaugurated Rs85 million project of affixing tough tiles on various inter-city main roads during a special ceremony held here in ...

Wapda new chief welcomed

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

Lahore - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday congratulated former Secretary Commerce, Water and Power Zafar Mehmood on his appointment as WAPDA Chairman. In a statement issued ...

Withdrawing 5pc duty exemption on yarn import flayed

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

karachi (- The recent decision of the ECC of the cabinet to withdraw 5pc duty exemption on import of cotton yarn has sounded alarm bells for the value added textile export sector, lamented M. Jawed ...

UBL announces 1Q2014 profit of Rs 5.2 billion

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

Lahore - UBL announced 1Q2014 unconsolidated profits of Rs5.2b (EPS Rs4.26) as compared to earnings of Rs4.0b (EPS of Rs3.23) in 1Q2013, up 31.7%. However, on the sequential basis, earnings are down ...

Wapda chief assumes office charge

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

lahore-Newly appointed Chairman of Wapda Zafar Mahmood assumed the charge of office here on Saturday. The members of the authority and other senior officers concerned briefed the chairman on all ...

3G, 4G spectrum auction to help raise GDP growth: PTA

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

ISLAMABAD -Combined base price value of 50MHz spectrum is expected to bring greater than $1 billion investment into the Pakistani economy, stated chairman of Pakistan Telecom Authority in a brief ...

Private power plants to get licence in 10 days

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

Lahore-The Chairman, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), Khawaja Muhammad Naeem, has categorically declared that all the private investors intend to put up private power plants will ...

Oil prices can be reduced 10pc as dollar value falls by 10pc

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

lahore-The benefit of rupee strengthening and decline in dollar value has not been passed on to common public as the prices of all imported items including petroleum products, which are directly ...

Cell established to monitor agri items trade with India

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

ISLAMABAD-Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the government has established an ‘India Cell’ in the ministry to monitor the agriculture trade with ...

Dar for formulating agri policy at the earliest

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 20, 2014

ISLAMABAD-Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Saturday has emphasized that national agriculture policy must be formulated at the earliest for optimum use of natural resources to make the country ...

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