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141 shopkeepers fined over profiteering FAISALABAD: Price control magistrates fined 141 shopkeepers over profiteering.According to a spokesman for the local administration, price control magistrates conducted surprise raids in various bazaars, markets, shopping plazas and found 141 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering besides imposing a fine of Rs 111,800 on them.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Cloudy weather to continue with chance of rain LAHORE: The local met department has forecast generally cloudy sky with possibilities of light rain and thunderstorm in some parts of the province, including the provincial capital during next 48 hours.According to daily weather report, rain-thundershower is expected at scattered places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions) while at isolated places in Multan, Sahiwal, DG Khan and Bahawalpur divisions in next 24 hours.The Met office also forecast that heavy falls are also ...
UN agencies complete 2,089 projects across Pakistan in five years ISLAMABAD: United Nations agencies Pakistan Including UNHCR and government line departments, along with local and International Non Governmental Organizations, have completed some 2,089 projects in 41 districts across Pakistan in last five years.According to United Nations communication Group report, after completion of these projects by UN agencies more than 4.5 million Pakistanis and Afghan refugees have benefitted.UN agencies including UNHCR also completed the different projects completed in five Agencies in FATA during said period, report ...
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet on Monday for Eid moon sighting ISLAMABAD: A meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held in Karachi on Ramzan-ul-Mubarak 29, Monday (July 28) for sighting the crescent of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram 1435 A.H.The meeting to be chaired by Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman would be held in the building of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) camp office, Karachi, says a press release by Ministry of Religious Affairs And Interfaith Harmony.The meetings of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) would be held in the building ...
Projects underway to overcome energy crisis: Chairman WAPDA ISLAMABAD: Chairman Water and Power Development Authority, Zafar Mahmood said on Wednesday that speedy completion of work on energy projects was underway to overcome the crisis.He said government was implementing a comprehensive strategy to complete short and long term projects to increase production of electricity, Radio Pakistan reported.He said an effective campaign was also in progress for stopping power pilferage and recovery of dues.Chairman WAPDA said in the next eight to ten years 21,000 megawatts ...
Over 20000 families received Ramadan package ISLAMABAD: Director FATA Disaster Management Authority Farman Khilji has said that more than 20000 families have received Ramadan Package and the remaining families would get it before Eid.To a question, he said that NADRA did not verify almost thirty thousand families out of 92000 due to mistakes in their ID cards, Radio Pakistan reported.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Hot, dry weather forecast QUETTA: Met Office on Tuesday forecast hot and dry weather for the city during next 24 hours.The maximum temperature was recorded 39 degree Centigrade and minimum temperature was 19 degree Centigrade in the city.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...


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