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Oct 062017
 
Shehbaz opens 100-bed hospital in Manawan

LAHORE – Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the 100-bed Government Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Manawan on Friday. Later, he went to various wards, checked quality of medical facilities for patients and inquired after patients. He inspected emergency wards for children and adults and talked to patients and their family members about the quality of healthcare facilities available to them … Click for detailed story

Sep 092017
 
PPP leader blasts NAB chief’s ‘partisan’ position

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan People’s Party leader and Sindh Assembly member Saeed Ghani has criticized the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chief for his ‘lenient’ treatment of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leadership while being ‘discriminatory’ towards the Pakistan People’s Party leadership. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Ghani said that on … Click for detailed story

Sep 092017
 

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in an unprecedented move has approved a scheme to turn the affectees of Thar Coal Mining project as beneficiaries of the project by giving them share for next 30 years. He approved this scheme while presiding over a meeting here at CM House today. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Chairman P&D Mohammad Waseem, … Click for detailed story

Sep 092017
 

KARACHI – Speakers at a panel discussion here on Saturday noted that initial census results did not show Karachi’s population accurately and demanded that a random census should be taken in at least one per cent of area of 14,000 census blocks of the city to check accuracy of the 6th population and housing census. The speakers said that earlier all scientifically held surveys and estimates, … Click for detailed story

Aug 302017
 
Special sitting with outstanding student

LAHORE – A matric student from Chakwal called on Shehbaz Sharif at CM House on Wednesday, where she was handed Rs1 million cheque for her outstanding performance. The CM announced that Punjab government will bear educational expenses besides arranging free healthcare facilities for Alisha Hijab of Chakwal Government Girls High School No 1. He also gave Rs100,000 each to deputy headmistress, … Click for detailed story

Aug 272017
 

PESHAWAR – Jamaat-e-Islami on Sunday while rejecting Fata population as reflected in provisional census report claimed that actual population of the tribal areas was exceeding 10 million. The recently-released figures, stating Fata population as half a million, are contrary to actual position, the JI Fata shura that met with Mushtaq Ahmad Khan in the chair, declared. The shura, a representative … Click for detailed story

Aug 272017
 

QUETTA – The Iranian authorities, after one month closure has reopened Zero Point on Pak-Iran border on Sunday and resumed trade activities. The gate had been shut down by the Iranian officials for undisclosed reasons. The Taftan Levies officials confirmed that that Zero Point was closed by the Iranian border security officials a month earlier for unknown reasons which had caused suspension of … Click for detailed story

Aug 272017
 

LAHORE – PIA operated 230 Special Haj flights carrying approximately 57,000 intending pilgrims from seven major cities of Pakistan in 32 days, a spokesman said on Sunday. PIA’s pre-haj operation of transporting intending pilgrims to Madinah and Jeddah completed successfully with on time departures, while the overall punctuality remained at 92 percent. PIA carried 17,615 intending pilgrims … Click for detailed story

Aug 252017
 

KARACHI – A police inspector was injured in a firing incident on Friday. A police inspector Nasir Sami was shot at near Sakhi Hassan Chowrangi. He was immediately shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medical treatment. Inspector Sami was posted at the Anti Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) Sharifabad. Initial reports suggest that at least two armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire at him when he … Click for detailed story

Aug 252017
 

KARACHI – The government has been able to prevent politically motivated and militant violence in Karachi. People living in settlements of lower income groups in the city continue to face violence within and outside their households owing to virtual collapse of essential civic services related to water supply, sanitation, municipal waste disposal, transport and mobility and health … Click for detailed story

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