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Fair, windy weather expected in city KARACHI: Fair and windy weather is expected in the city during next 24 hours; with maximum temperature to remain between 31 to 33 degree centigrade.According to Local Met Office here Tuesday, mainly hot and dry weather will prevail in Sindh and Balochistan region over the period. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Theebo suggests to designate venues for holding public gatherings KARACHI: Additional Inspector General Police Karachi, Ghulam Qadir Theebo has sent a communication to Sindh Government suggesting to designate venues in all districts of Karachi for holding public meetings.The Additional IG Karachi said that rallies and public meetings organised by different groups on various occasions in the metropolis endangered the security arrangements, said a statement on Tuesday.He said that the law enforcement agencies are often kept uninformed in connection with the congregations and other public ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Tuesday issued a power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the following grids/feeders would remain suspended as under:On April 1, from 10:00am to 16:00pm: Mehfooz Shaheed, Ali Pur, Frash Town, Koral (Safari Park) feeders, 09:00am to 02:00pm, Aziz Chowk, G-10/4, H-8/2, I-10/3, F-11/4 and Bela Road feeders,On April 2, ...
Rs249.916bn released for development projects under PSDP ISLAMABAD: The government has released over Rs299.916 billion so far under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for various projects against total allocations of Rs525 billion for the fiscal year 2014-15.According to the latest data of Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, Rs33,996 million have been released for various projects of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, out of its total allocations of Rs51,475 million, earmarked under PSDP for FY 2014-15.An amount of Rs7,832 million have been released ...
Partly cloudy weather forecast MULTAN: The local Met office has forecast partly cloudy weather for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours.On Monday, maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 28.3 degree celsius and 16.8 degree celsius, respectively.The humidity was recorded 81 per cent at 8 am and 44 per cent at 5pm.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Power shutdown notified for Peshawar, Manshera PESHAWAR: Due to necessary maintenance work, power supply would remain suspended from 132 KV Peshawar City Grid Station on April, 1 from 8 am to 2 pm, resultantly consumers of 11 KV Sikandar Pura feeders will face inconvenience. Power supply would remain suspended from 132 KV Peshawar Fort Grid Station on March 31, from 8 am to 2 pm, resultantly consumers of 11 KV Kohati Gate. Qissa Khani feeders will face inconvenience, said a statement ...
'Govt taking steps to raise masses' living standard' MULTAN: The Pakistan Muslim League-N government has lauched development schemes worth billions of rupees across the country to raise the living standard of masses. This was stated by MPA Pakistan Muslim League (N) Shoukat Bossan while addressing the party workers at Bossan road here on Monday. He said the government was striving hard to provide maximum facilities to citizens. He also criticised the last government and stated that it caused huge damage to country's economy.He, ...


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