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    FAISALABAD    -   The price control magistrates have imposed fine of Rs107,500 on 60 shopkeepers on the charge of profiteering and arrested one other on sheer viola­tion of law in the district during the past 24 hours.  A spokesman for local administration said on Friday that magistrates inspected 1,484 shops in different markets as well as bazaars of city and ...

  • Oil tankers on motorway not allowed to travel from 6am to 10pm

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    MULTAN    -   National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) M4 has banned oil and gas tankers from plying on mo­torway after 10 pm under ‘No More’ campaign. According to details, en­forcement was underway against oil tankers as per directions of Inspector General Khalid Mehmood. Sector Commander M4 Atif Chaud­hary said that fitness of vehicles, ...

  • NIM Peshawar under-training officers visit SCCI

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    SIALKOT    -   The under-training officers of the 35th Common Mid-Ca­reer Management Course at the National Institute of Management (NIM) Peshawar visited Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), un­der the leadership of Mo­qimul Islam Suhrawardy, here on Friday. Briefing the delegation members, SCCI President Abdul Ghafoor Malik said the products made in ...

  • PFA imposes Rs 2.7m fine on outlets during last month

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    FAISALABAD    -   The Punjab Food Authority conducted 2,894 inspections and imposed Rs2.7 million fine on various food outlets, restaurants and shopkeepers during the last month. A spokesperson for the PFA said on Thursday that food safety teams issued notices to 2,109 shopkeepers for bringing about an improvement in their outlets while 228 production units and factories w

  • Sialkot made $4b exports in 2021: DC

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    SIALKOT    -   Exports of four billion dollars were made from the industrial hub of Sialkot last year, said Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Abullah Khurrum Niazi. He expressed these views while addressing the awareness session about Sialkot to the training officers of the 35th Common Mid-Career Management Course from the National Institute of Management (NIM) Peshawar here on ...

  • Seven checkpoints set up to stop flour smuggling in Sialkot

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    SIALKOT    -    Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Khurram Niazi has said that during the last 24 hours, 2,392 bags of 20-kg and 21,642 bags of 10-kg flour had been provided to 375 registered sale points in the district. According to a press release, a fine of Rs344,000 had been imposed on the owners of two flour mills and 15 shops for violating government rules and ...

  • Notorious motorcycle-lifter gang busted

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    MUZAFFARGARH    -    Muzaffargarh police on Thursday busted a notorious motorcycle-lifter gang and arrested four members of the gang besides recovering stolen motorcycles from their possession. According to the police spokesman, the Snawan police under the supervision of DSP Syed Riaz Hussain launched crackdown against criminals involved in motorcycle theft and claimed busting ...

  • Eight power pilferers nabbed

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    SARGODHA     -   Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) Sargodha nabbed eight power pilferers from various areas of Sargodha. According to spokesperson here on Thursday,in line with special directives of Superintendent Engineer Wapda (S.E) Circle office Sargodha, Ibrar Ahmed,a crackdown was launched in various areas. The FESCO teams accompanying task forces raided ...

  • Four farmers booked for burning paddy residues

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    SARGODHA    -   Four farmers were booked for burning paddy residues near Sargodha on Thursday. According to official sources, inspection teams of the agriculture department visited various areas of tehsil Sargodha and found four farmers - Umar Hayat, Rizwan, Tahir and Shafqat - involved in burning residues of crops. On a report of agriculture

  • Six food outlets, 14 milk carrying vehicles fined

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    SARGODHA    -    Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Thursday imposed fines on six food points and fourteen milk-carrying vehicles for violating authority’s rules in the division.  According to PFA officials, the food safety teams conducted raids at two grocery stores, two sweet shops, a honey unit and a hotel in the division and imposed fines amounting to Rs107,000 on them ...

  • Faisalabad board announces schedule for SSC annual exam 2023

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    FAISALABAD     -    Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad announced the schedule for submission of admission forms for SSC first annual examination-2023. According to the schedule issued here Thursday, admission forms with single fee will be accepted from December 16 to January 16, 2023. With double fee from January 17 to 27 and with triple fee from ...

  • Final phase of AJK LG polls today

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    MIRPUR (AJK)    -   The 3rd and last phase of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Local Bodies elections will be held today (December 08). Arrangements have been made to hold polling in all three districts of Mirpur division, including Mirpur, Kotli and Bhimbher in free, fair and peaceful environment. In all the three districts, a total of 1,232,079 registered voters will ...

  • Groom arrested as teen dies in aerial firing at wedding ceremony

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    MULTAN    -    A 15-year-old boy was killed during a celebratory firing at a wedding ceremony in the limits of Gaggu Mandi police station. According to police, some people carried out aerial firing on the marriage ceremony of Amir Saeed, son of a local landlord, Ahmad Seed. During the firing, Ghulam Nabi, son of Pervaiz, was killed by a stray bullet shot. Later, upon being ...

  • Passenger wagon looted during fog

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    FAISALABAD    -     Three armed robbers looted a passenger wagon during dense fog here early morning in the limits of Saddar Jaranwala police station. Police said on Wednesday that a passenger wagon was on its way from Buchiana to Faisalabad when three armed bandits riding on motorcycles intercepted it near Chappar Shah Stop. They looted cash, mobile phones, gold jewelry ...

  • Punjab govt to include three projects of Sialkot in ADP

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    SIALKOT   -    The Punjab government will include important projects like surgical city, tanneries zone and new industrial estate in Sialkot in the annual development programme. This was disclosed by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abdullah Khurram Niazi while addressing the under training officers of the 35th mid career management course here on Wednesday. He said the population in ...

  • Rs520m approved for Nishtar hospital to procure medicines: Yasmin Rashi

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    MULTAN   -  Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday said that Rs520 million in funds had been approved to meet the shortage of medicines in Nishtar hospital. The provincial minister expressed these views while talking to media persons after presiding over syndicate meeting of Nishtar Medical University here and added that supplementary grant was being given to the hospital to ...

  • Need stressed for dengue surveillance

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    SIALKOT    -   Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Finance and Planning Syeda Amina Maududi said on Wednesday that no negligence in dengue surveillance would be tolerated and full attention would be given to third party audit. She said this while addressing the meeting of district anti-dengue committee here.  On the occasion, CEO Health Dr Ahmed Nasir also gave a ...

  • ACE holds an open court

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    SARGODHA    -    Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Sargodha, Regional Director Asma Ejaz Cheema held an open court here on Thursday at his office. She listened to the complaints of people and issued orders on the spot for their redress. She directed officers concerned to complete the inquiries timely and file cases against corrupt elements. She said that stern legal action ...

  • Three brick kilns sealed

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    KASUR    -    The district administration sealed three brick kilns and imposed fine Rs150,000 on them for causing smog. According to District Information Office press release issued here on Wednesday, Assistant Commissioner (AC), Pattoki Khurram Mukhtar along with environment pollution department team inspected various kilns and sealed three kilns.   The team imposed fine ...

  • South Punjab on path of rapid development with allocation of Rs237b

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    MULTAN   -   South Punjab Secretariat is playing an important role in the development of the backward region and a new era of progress has commenced with the al­location of a separate development bud­get by the Punjab government. This was stated by Secretary Services South Pun­jab Nausheen Malik while talking to a delegation of senior officers of the 35th Mid ...

  • Dry, cold weather to continue

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    BAHAWALPUR   -   The  local Met Office has forecast dry and cold weather for the city for the next 24 hours. The highest maximum temperature of 25 centigrade and the lowest minimum of 10 centigrade were recorded during the last 24 hours. Dry and cold wea

  • Event to mark Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities held

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    SIALKOT     -   Social Welfare Department Sialkot and welfare organisations organised the event in connection with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities here on Tuesday. Deputy Director (DD) Social Welfare Department Chaudhary Sharif Ghuman, President Rose Welfare Organization Ashfaq Nazar, Chairperson of Safia Foundation Shamsa Kanwal, Focal Person for ...

  • DC for timely recovery of government dues

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    BAHAWALPUR    -    Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Zahid Parvez Waraich said that the collection of government dues should be ensured and no negligence will be tolerated in this regard. He said that the revenue officers should perform their duties properly.  The DC was chairing a meeting was held in the committee room of the Deputy Commissioner’s Of fice here ...

  • 20 power pilferers nabbed in a day in South Punjab

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    MULTAN   -    Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) have caught 20 power pilferers during separate operations launched throughout the South Punjab in a day, MEPCO official said on Tuesday.      MEPCO teams accompanying task forces raided different places in Multan, Vehari, Sahiwal, Rahimyar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal, and Dera Ghazi Khan and ...

  • 14 brick kilns sealed in November

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    KASUR     -   Protection Department (EPD) sealed 14 brick kilns and got cases registered against 25 kilns owners over smog SOPs violations during the last  one month. This was stated by District Environment Officer Nazim Ayaz Alam while briefing the meeting held at DC committee room here on Tuesday with Deputy Commissioner Fayyaz Ahmed Mohal in the chair. Giving ...

  • 30 held over blocking roads

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    FAISALABAD    -    Police claimed on Tuesday to have arrested 30 people on the charge of blocking roads for vehicular traffic in different parts of the city during past 24 hours. Police spokesperson said that on the direction of Chief Traffic Officer Asif Siddique, a vigorous campaign was launched against those people who were causing blockage of roads by parking vehicles and ...

  • Teenage housemaid murdered: three alleged accused arrested

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    FAISALABAD     -   Police claimed on Tuesday to have arrested three of the five accused  nominated in the murder case of a teenage housemaid who was killed  in Paradise Valley, on Sheikhupura road on Monday late night. The accused were identified as Rashid, Noman and Babloo.  On the report of victim’s father Ghulam Abbas Shah, resident of Chak No ...

  • PTI leads in 2nd phase of AJK LG polls followed by independents

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    MUZAFFARABAD    -   Pakistan Tehreek-i-In­saaf (PTI) held the lead by securing 229 local council seats fol­lowed by indepen­dent candidates se­curing 199 seats in the second phase of lo­cal government (LG) elections in Azad Jam­mu and Kashmir (AJK) held on Saturday. According to offi­cial results announced by the AJK Election Commission on ...

  • Zamung Kor facility in DIK enrols over 100 children

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    DERA ISMAIL KHAN    -   The ‘Zamung Kor’ centre in Dera, a facility to rehabil­itate ‘waif and stray’ children, is accommodating 100 children from across the region and providing home­ly environment to them with education, health, rec­reation, sports, boarding, food career, psychological counselling and other facilities. Assistant ...