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Gunmen kill cop deputed on polio workers security KARACHI: A policeman deputed on polio workers' security was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Paposh Nagar during the door to door polio immunisation campaign.IG Sindh police spokesman said the policeman died on the spot. The incident took place near the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.The deceased was identified as Shah Meer, son of Ameer Khan. His body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Five held in abduction, killing of minor boy case MULTAN: Multan police have arrested five outlaws involved in abduction and killing of a minor boy here Monday. According to police, a minor boy Abdullah (7) son of widow Rehana Begum of Shah Rukan-e-Alam was abducted by some unknown outlaws on January 18. Later, the accused demand of ransom money Rs 10 million from the heirs for release of the kid. Shah Rukan-e-Alam police registered the case No 52/15 on January 21 and started tracing ...
Cold and dry weather expected LAHORE: Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province including the provincial capital during next 24 hours.According to local met office, weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country during last 24 hours while foggy conditions would prevail in Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur and Sukkur divisions.Rainfall during last 24 hours in mms:Kalam 4, Kohat, Lower Dir 3, Pattan 2, Drosh, Dir, Bunji 01; Snowfall (inch): Kalam ...
Anti measles vaccination drive commenced ATTOCK: Anti measles vaccination drive started on Monday in which as many as 475,570 children aged between 6 months to 10 years would be administered anti measle vaccine during 12 days long campaign across the district.This was stated by District Officer (DO) Health Attock Dr Malik Ibadat Khan while presiding over a meeting here at district complex. He said that the children of all six tehsils included Attock, Jand, Pindigheb, Fatehjang, Hasanabdal and Hazro would ...
Police recover 50,000 rounds of different rifles QUETTA: Quetta police Monday recovered 50,000 rounds of different caliber weapons which had been stolen from the arsenal depot of Balochistan Constablury during raids at different locations of the provincial capital. According to the police sources, working on a tip-off police conducted raids in Shaldara and Pashtoonabad areas of the city and recovered about 50,000 rounds of different caliber weapons. "The recovered ammunitions had been stolen from the arsenal depot of Balochistan Constablury in connivance ...
PHC Abbottabad bench orders to maintain the services of teachers ABBOTTABAD: Peshawar High Court (PHC) Abbottabad bench ordered to maintain the services of 2300 Subject Specialist (SST), Secondary School Teachers (SST) at their posts and promote the affected teachers in the province.According to the details, the previous government in 2007 Awami National Party (ANP) provincial government inducted 2300 SS and SST on temporary basis and later on regularized them.Hundreds of regular teachers those were in cue of promotion for SS and SST were affected in ...
Two gangsters held with booty LAHORE: Police claimed on Monday to have arrested two gangsters besides recovering booty from them. A police team, led by SHO Sabzazaar conducted raids at various places and arrested three members of a motorcycle theft gang including its ring leader Qurban Shah alias Qurbana and his accomplice Imran alias Mani. Police also recovered 15 motorcycles, Rs. 20,000 in cash, spareparts, a pistol and rounds from them. Police said the accused used to steal motorcycles after ...


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