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Engr. Ameer Muqam criticizes PTI chief for dual standard policy PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister, Engr. Ameer Muqam Tuesday said that PTI government should stop the exploitation of workers and consider its policy of dual standard. Talking to protesting doctors in Hayatabad Medical Complex, he said that we were not against reforms but the process must be clear and without any ambiguity. He said PTI chief should desist from making mockery of the mandate given to them in the elections and avoid projecting slogans of change. Ameer Muqam said that the demands of paramedics and young doctors were just adding that provision of justice to them was the responsibility of provincial government. He said an FIR for violation of Labor Act should also be lodged. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Admiral Zakaullah Calls on Fleet Commander UK Royal Navy KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is on an official visit to United Kingdom, called on Fleet Commander of Royal Navy Vice Admiral Sir Philip Jones, on Tuesday.A Pakistan Navy statement said that upon arrival at Fleet HQ UK, the Admiral was received by Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral Sir Philip Jones. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented on the occasion.During the meeting with Fleet Commander of Royal Navy, matters of ...

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President grieved over loss of lives in aircraft crash ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of instructor Major Azhar and trainee pilot Captain Ahmed in the tragic crash of Army aviation aircraft. In his condolence message, the President prayed for salvation of the departed souls and commiserated with the bereaved families.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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SHC orders either produce a missing man or give correct details HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court here Tuesday ordered the Hyderabad police to either produce a missing person in the court at the next hearing or at least give correct details about his whereabouts. The Hyderabad Circuit Bench expressed dismay after hearing verbal reply of the SSP Hyderabad Irfan Baloch observing that the police had taken too long time in searching the missing man. The SSP informed the court that a committee comprising the CIA Incharge, ...

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Govt announces Intizar Hussain Literary award ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday announced the annual Intizar Hussain Literary Award in order to pay tribute acknowledging the literary services of renowned fiction writer.Addressing a condolence reference here at Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), Advisor to the Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui, who was the chief guest on the occasion, said that Intizar Hussain Literary Award would be given annually to the literary personalities over their outstanding literary contributions.He ...

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NA body on Communications to meet on Wednesday ISLAMABAD: National Assembly standing committee on Communications will meet here at Parliament house on February, 10 (Wednesday).The meeting will be chaired by Sufyan Yusuf. According to a notification, the meeting will discuss on the establishment of Pakistan Private Courier Services Regulatory Authority Bill 2015 moved by Belum Hasnain and the follow up on the reccomendation of the standing committee meeting held on 14th May and 2nd July 2015.The meeting will also confirm the minutes of ...

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LHC suspends circular for quashing degree of MNA Ghulam Sarwar LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday suspended operation of Islamia University Bahawalpur's circular for quashing B.A degree of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ghulam Sarwar Khan.Justice Shahid Karim passed these orders while hearing a petition filed by Ghulam Sarwar Khan challenging university's step of quashing his result and degree. The court also issued notices to the university and other respondents and sought report till March 7.During the hearing, the petitioner's counsel Syed Ali Zafar argued ...