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JI leaders condemn act of terrorism in Shikarpur KARACHI: Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, Siraj ul Haq and its Secretary General, Liaqut Baloch in a statement issued here Friday condemned explosion at an Imam Bargah in Shikarpur during prayers.The two leaders cited the unfortunate incident.They expressed their deep grief over the loss of precious lives and condoled with the bereaved family while sympathizing and praying for early recovery of injured. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Special Immunization Campaign in 11 UCs conclude with mop-up on Saturday KARACHI: The Special Immunization Campaign against Polio in 11 High Risk union councils (UCs) of Karachi concluded here on Friday and will be followed by a mop exercise on Saturday.Sources from Karachi Commissioner office said, missed cases will be covered during the mop-up so as to ensure 100% coverage of under five children against the existent 96pc.During the past three days 709 polio teams covered 15,256 children in UC Songal; 7914 in UC Manghopir; 2396 ...

PPP condemns attack in Shikarpur LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party Punjab president Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Shikarpur which took several innocent lives.He expressed his grief on the incident in a meeting with Majlis e Wahdat al Muslemin secretary general Allama Ameen Shaheedi at PPP Punjab central office here on Friday.He said the PPP believed that force was the only solution to end terrorist as they did not know language of dialogue.Allama Shaheedi thanked the PPP ...

Governor condemns blast in Shikarpur, expresses grief over loss of precious lives PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has strongly condemned the bomb blast inside Imambargah in Lakhi Dar area of Shikarpur on Friday during prayers and expressed his grievance and sorrow over the loss of precious lives. In a statement, the Governor termed the blast a cowardly and terrible act and expressed shock and grief over the incident, saying the perpetrators of such heinous acts could not be friends of Islam and the ...

JI delegation calls for arrest of killers KARACHI: A delegation of Jamaat e Islami - Karachi chapter led by Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman met Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Karachi, Ghulam Qadir Thebo in his office and sought early arrest of those involved in killing of their party workers.During the meeting a detailed discussion was held on prevailing law and order situation in the metropolis.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

ISE-10 Index witnesses bearish trend ISLAMABAD: Islamabad-Islamabad Stock Exchange witnessed bearish trend here on Friday as the ISE-10 index was down by 48.70 points and closed at 3,960.44 points.A total of 168,900 shares were traded, which were up by 13,400 shares when compared with previous day's trading of 33,500 shares.Out of 148 companies, share prices of 84 companies recorded increase while share prices of 64 companies registered decrease whereas no company remained stable in today's trading.Indus Motors remained the top ...

Commissioner orders removal of encroachments HYDERABAD: The Commissioner Hyderabad Asif Haider Shah while taking serious notice of the encroachments at Jamshoro Railway Crossing has formed a three members committee and assigned the task to contact with the Highways Department for removal of all encroachments after serving three days vacation notice to occupants. Presiding over a meeting at Deputy Commissioner Secretariat Jamshoro on Friday, he said that the road should be widened by 10 to 15 feet and alternate place should ...


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