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  • n Interior minister says ex-finance minister ‘will play a constructive role’ in govt’s economic team n Claims a change in Punjab province is not a big deal n Accountability Court directs Dar to surrender voluntarily before October 7 n Arrest warrants against PML-N leader to ...

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  • n Justice Umar Ata Bandial says legislature, executive must implement decisions of the court . Who is negotiating with terrorists and what is on the table,  asks Justice Isa. ISLAMABAD   -   Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial says the vision for a ...

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  • QUETTA   -    Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on Saturday said that the incumbent provincial government was taking serious steps to provide relief and support to the flood victims on emergency basis to reduce their difficulties.  He expressed ...

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  • QUETTA   -   The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has issued No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the University of Turbat (UoT) for the launching of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Balochi and the Master of Philosophy (MPhil), PhD programmes in Biochemistry as well. In ...

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  • PESHAWAR   -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has principally agreed with the proposal regarding the con­struction of a building for Agriculture University Peshawar’s Ameer Muham­mad Khan Campus Mardan in a pub­lic-private partnership. While ...

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  • PESHAWAR   -    The Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) has said that 60 police employees were dismissed from service while 1,278 employees were administered other punish­ments as per the reward and punishment policy.  To prevent the burking of cases, Peshawar ...

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  • SARGODHA   -   After the cancellation of interim bail by Lahore High Court (LHC), Anti-corruption Establishment Sargodha division on Saturday claimed to have arrested a Municipal Committee Head Clerk on the charge of embezzling salaries of 20 sanitary workers in ...

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  • QUETTA   -   Pashtun Culture Day was celebrated in different parts of Balochistan, in­cluding its provincial capital Quetta on Friday.  The day was marked with various colourful ceremonies organised at different places in Quetta and other Pashtun dominated districts of ...

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  • QUETTA   -   Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Ab­dul Quddus Bizenjo in his message on Pashtun Day termed the bravery, verac­ity, and hospitality as a hallmark of the Pashtun tribes. “Culture day of any tribe and nation teaches us to fully follow all positive ...

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  • LAHORE    -   Vice Chancellor Islamia University Bahawalpur Engineer Professor Dr. Athar Mehboob and Treasurer Professor Dr. Abu Bakar called on Speaker Muhammad Sabatin Khan in the Assembly Chamber on Fri­day. Provincial Minister for Higher Education, Raja Humayun ...

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  • LAHORE    -    Adviser to CM Punjab on Information Omar Sarfaraz Cheema in a statement has said that the so-called “imported” team comprising the federal government has arbitrarily amended NAB rules to save the skins of Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar.  He ...

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  • LAHORE   -   About 19 high ranking officers from 18 to 20 grade have been transferred by the Punjab government here on Friday.  According to the official notification, secretary Forestry, Wildlife &Fisheries Department, south Punjab,Sarfraz Hus­sain has been ...

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  • LAHORE    -   Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvaiz Elahi Friday ac­corded approval to grant special allowance for the Traffic Wardens and Highway Patrolling Police.  The chief minister said that the special allow­ance of the wardens patrolling police will be equal ...

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  • FAISALABAD    -   A woman was killed while two others received injuries in a roof collapse in Ghulam Muhammad Abad police lim­its on Friday.  A Rescue 1122 spokesman said the roof caved in during its repair in Fateh Abad Street No 2, Chak No 219-RB, Tandlianwala ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday sought record from the Interior Ministry regarding cases registered across the coun- try against specific members of Parliament. Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the case, filed by PTI leader Chaudhry ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -    Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said that Pakistan is seeking debt relief from bilateral Paris Club creditors after devastating floods in the country. “Given the climate-induced disaster in Pakistan, we are seeking debt relief from bilateral Paris Club ...

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  • Peshawar    -   Approval of the provincial government to give a 3pc quota in Provincial Management Service (PMS) to the ministerial staff of the district and divisional administrations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has caused commotion while several secretariat employees were ...

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  • Peshawar   -   The first woman Station Director of Radio Pakistan Peshawar Iffat Jabbar took charge of her office in Broadcasting House Peshawar. PBC headquarters Islamabad issued notification of her promotion to the post of controller BPS- 20 in this regard. Iffat Jabbar is the ...

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  • PESHAWAR    -    A UNDP mission led by Resident Representative Knut Ostby visited Chitral to meet the flood-affected community and to identify recovery and reconstruction needs. This year, Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) incidents compounded with torrential monsoon rainfall ...

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  • KHYBER    -   A police personnel martyred in militants firing in the New Abadi Sath Surang area of sub-division Jamrud.The slain police personnel Mohsin Afridi was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard with state honour after the funeral prayer at Levies Centre, Shahkas, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -    China Power Hub Generation Company has donated 100 waterproof tents and 100 ration bags with ready-to-cook food to the local administration of Hub town for the floods victims. The package is an aid for the people of Balochistan who are suffering the ...

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  • PESHAWAR  -    Khyber Pakhtunkh­wa Minister for Irrigation Arshad Ayub, while presid­ing over the review meeting regarding the priority pro­jects of the irrigation department said that the damage caused by floods can be minimized by building small dams, while agricultural ...

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  • SWABI    -    National Information Technology Board (NITB), Director General (Project Management Office) Faisal Iqbal, and Faqir Ullah, Project Director (Smart Office), National IT Board in a meeting with Rector, Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) In­stitute of Engineering Sciences and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan’s large-scale manufacturing (LSM) growth has declined by 1.4 percent in July 2022 over the corresponding period of previous year amid international economic slowdown and domestic negative seasonal effects.The LSMs’ growth on monthly basis has declined by 16.5 percent ...

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  • MOHMAND   -   Activists of PTI Mo­hmand chapter staged a protest rally at Mandi Baazar of tehsil Halimzai on Tuesday against uncontrolled price hike, excessive load-shedding and electricity prices.  The rally was led by MNA Sajid Khan. The dem­onstrators raised ...

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  • QUETTA    -   Members of Provincial Assembly on Monday said that Balochistan has been severely affected by the worst rains and floods in its history, which not only displaced millions of people, but also affected the employment of the province and the government was doing ...

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  • TIMERGARA     -    In­saf Teachers’ Association (ITA) dis­trict Dir Lower Chapter on Monday demanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government and higher authorities of the Elementary and Secondary Educa­tion (E&SE) Department to ensure the provision of textbooks ...

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  • PESHAWAR     -    The provincial govern­ment has launched a mobile App for a survey of the hous­es destroyed in recent floods in the province. The KP government has decided to pay a compensation of Rs400,000 each for a destroyed house and Rs160,000 for the partially ...

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  • KARACHI - President of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) and Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Maulana Fazlur Rehman said they had been struggling to uphold and strengthen democracy in the country since the martial law imposed by General Zia-ul-Haq.He stated this while addressing a reference held to ...

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  • KARACHI - The Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC) of Karachi Police on Sunday arrested two of an inter-provincial motorcycle thieves gang in injured condition after an encounter. According to an official, two alleged motorcycle lifters of an inter-provincial gang were arrested after an exchange ...

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