SARGODHA   -    The Anti-Corruption Es­tablishment (ACE) recov­ered Rs1,061,061 from defaulters of the Munici­pal Corporation Mianwa­li. The ACE sources said on Tuesday that Regional Director ACE Asma Ejaz Cheema came to know ...

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    MULTAN    -     Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) urged the in­cumbent government to ensure an early release of soybean seed stuck at Karachi port otherwise it could cause issues of food security and affect the production of chick­en and eggs. President MCCI Mian Rashid Iqbal during a meeting attend­ed by executive mem­bers (Solvent Extractor ...

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    FAISALABAD    -   Two persons were killed in a head-on collision be­tween two dumper vehi­cles on TandlianwalaRoad near 426 Adda, Faisalabad on Tuesday.  Rescue 1122 said that 22-year-old Ghulam Mo­hiyuddin and an unknown person (25) received seri­ous injuries and died on the spot. The victims were shifted to Tehsil Headquar­ters (THQ) ...

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    FAISALABAD    -    The agriculture experts have advised the growers to complete late sow­ing of gram crops up to December 10 at every cost and ensure number of plants from 85,000 to 95,000 per acre for getting sufficient production. Director Pulses Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Chaudhry M Rafiq on Tuesday said that September 25 to November 15 was the best ...

  • DPO holds meeting with sugar mills’ administrators

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    SARGODHA    -    District Police Officer (DPO) M Tariq Aziz on Tuesday chaired a meet­ing to review traffic in­cidents and traffic jams due to movement of sug­arcane loaded vehicles. Addressing the meet­ing here,the DPO said that traffic pressure mul­tiplies on main roads with the start of sugar­cane crushing season.Commuters were facing ...

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  • Punjab govt distributes Rs500m compensation among flood-hit families

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    MULTAN    -   The Punjab government on Monday disbursed Rs500 million to flood affected families to rehabilitate them depending upon the nature and extent of losses to their properties. The amounts are being paid in cash from the Bank of Pun­jab, said Dera Ghazi Khan Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chattha during a briefing. The briefing was attended by representa­tives ...

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    FAISALABAD    -   City Police Officer (CPO) Syed Kha­lid Mehmood Hamdani on Monday said that the police had solved the murder mystery of minor girl and arrested her two brothers on mur­der charges. Addressing a press conference at Police Lines here, he said that 10-year-old Eman Fatima, daugh­ter of M Ramzan, was kidnapped from Chak No 467-GB. Herparents ...

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  • Applications invited for sugarcane production competition

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    FAISALABAD    -   The Agriculture Department has in­vited applications from the sugar­cane growers till January 4, 2023 for production competition.  A spokesman for the Agriculture (Extension) Department said here on Monday that growers of 13 districts including Faisalabad, Jhang, Chiniot, Toba Tek Singh, Sargodha, Bhakkar, Mandi Bahauddin, Kasur, ...

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    FAISALABAD    -   The Faisalabad Devel­opment Authority (FDA) on Monday sealed an illegal housing colony and removed encroachments from Susan Road here. A spokesman said that the FDA checked status of various housing schemes and found Raza City situated at Chak No 239-GB illegal as it was de­veloped without completing code requirements. The FDA enforcement team ...

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  • 753,149 children to be administered anti-polio vaccine in Sialkot

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    SIALKOT   -    Sialkot Deputy Commis­sioner Abdullah Khurram Niazi said that a special anti-polio campaign was started in the district during which 753,149 children under five years of age would given po­lio vaccine. He said that 2,676 mobile teams will go door to door, 153 fixed primary and rural health centers and hospitals, while 69 roaming/transit teams will perform the ...

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  • Seminar on Right to Information held at IUB

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    BAHAWALPUR      -        Punjab Information Commission in collaboration with the Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) organised Right to Information Awareness seminar as part of the regular lecture series at the University at Ghulam Muhammad Ghotvi Hall, Abbaisa Campus here on Saturday. Bahawalpur Commissioner Raja Jahangir Anwar was chief guest while District ...

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  • South Addl IGP hails police officials, jawans for fighting bravely in Kacha area

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    MULTAN          -         Additional Inspector Police General South Punjab, Dr Ehsan Sadiq on Saturday paid a rich tribute to the police officers and Jawans, who fought bravely against the desperate bandits in Kacha area of Rajanpur district. He lauded Rajanpur Police under the leadership of DPO, Ahmed Mohiudin and added that criminals were trying ...

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    MULTAN    -   Provincial Minister for Pri­mary and Secondary Health­care (P&SH), Dr Akhtar Malik said that health and education were the keys for shaping up and building of a society and are the prime focus of PTI.  Addressing a Final Year Design Project Financing cer­emony organized by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) at NFC-IET here Friday, the ...

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    BAHAWALPUR    -  Additional Commissioner Coordination Faisal Atta Khan has said that a record will be set by planting 80,000 plants in a single day in Bahawalpur.  He was addressing a meeting held at the Com­mittee Room of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office under his chair. CEO of District Education Authori­ty Muhammad Shahbaz, Director PHA Muhammad Abid ...

  • Anti-polio campaign in Faisalabad to start from 28th

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  • MPA lays foundation stone of Kahnewal-Makhdoompur Road

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    KHANEWAL    -    PTI MPA Hamid Yar Hiraj laid foundation stone of 20 kilometers long Khanewal Makhdoom­pur road as Rs 748 mil­lion would be spent on the project. Central leader PTI Ahmad Yar Hiraj, Hamid Nasir Hiraj, District general secretary PTI Imran Per­vaiz Dhool and large num­ber of local people were present. Speaking on this occasion, MPA Hamid Yar Hiraj ...

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    BUREWALA    -    Governor Punjab Mu­hammad Baligh Ur Rehm­an on Friday said that the teachings and preaching of saints were beacon to live lives according to Is­lam. The shrines of the saints have always been the centre of Islam as they taught people to practice the religion in their daily lives which resulted in the promotion of Islam across the world. He was ...

  • Addl IGP South for large scale operation to retrieve state land

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    MULTAN    -    Additional Inspector General police South Punjab, Dr Ehsan Sadiq, directed the police officials to launch operation on large scale to retrieve state land. Additional IGP South expressed these views during a video link darbar with po­lice officials and Jawans from Bahawal­nagar in which SP Investigation, SDPOs, SHOs and other staff ...

  • Three robbers held

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    FAISALABAD    -   Batala colony police arrest­ed three persons involved in number of robbery in­cidents here on Thursday. A police team on a tip-off raided near Siddiqia grave­yard and arrested three outlaws-- Waqar, Mukaram and Waqas. The team re­covered illegal weapons, cell phones, motorcycles and other articles from their possession. A case was registered ...