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Eight outlaws, 15 suspects held; weapon and liquor seized ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested eight outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered 685 gram hashish, 15 liter liquor, weapons along with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said. He said that Kohsar police nabbed Muzammil Shah and Markas Masih and recovered a total of 510 gram hashish from them. Bani Gala police arrested Asif Javed and involved in decanting gas in cylinders illegally. Golra police arrested Muddassir and recovered one 30 bore pistol along with ammunition from him.Shalimar police arrested accuse Irfan Masih and recovered 15 liter wine from him. Industrial-Area police apprehended Shakeel and recovered 40 gram hashish from him. Noon police arrested accuse Usman Ali and involved in decanting gas in cylinders illegally.Police team also arrested an accuse Ali Aksar and recovered 130 gram hashish from him.Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them. Meanwhile, Islamabad Tarnol ...

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CM express grief over death of four persons in Daroghawala LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of four persons in an accident near Daroghawala.He expressed sympathies and condolences with the bereaved families.The Chief Minister sought a report from administration and police authorities and directed that best treatment facilities should be provided to the injured and strict legal action be taken against the driver responsible. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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One killed as portion of building collapses in Mithadar KARACHI: A woman was killed and three other persons injured when a portion of a building collapsed in Mithadar area of the metropolis on Sunday night. According to rescue officials the dead and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Law & order situation of Karachi improved due to operation: Miftah ISLAMABAD: The Chairman Board of Investment Miftah Ismail has said that law and order situation in Karachi had improved due to operation and staying of the Rangers in city.The confidence of traders and people of the mega city had been restored, he said this talking to Private news channel.He said it was wrong perception that the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) was trying to de-stabilize the Sindh government, adding that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif ...

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Heavy rain lashes Quetta QUETTA: The provincial capital and adjoining areas received heavy rain and hailstorm on Sunday which turned weather pleasant.The Met Office forecast more rain for the city during next 24 hours.Rain/thunderstorm could occur Quetta, Ziarat, Zhob, Musakehl, Barkhan, Chaman, Pishin, Khanozai, Muslim Bagh, Rod Mullazai, Mastung, Bolan, Noshki, Sibi, Jaffarabad, Jhal Magsi, Khuzdar and others area of the province during next 24 hours.It said that Quetta could also receive more rain on Monday. The rains could ...

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KP to present potential in Chinese market: CM PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak said provincial government would present its potential advantages in the Chinese market during visit of a high level provincial delegation to China in August this year. He was presiding over a high level meeting to sketch out the imminent visit of the provincial delegation to China here at the CM secretariat on Sunday. Provincial Minister Education Muhammad Atif Khan, Chief Secretary Amjad Ali Khan, Administrative Secretaries of Home, ...

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Bilour demands resignation of Pervez Khattak ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party (ANP) Senator Ilyas Bilour Sunday alleged that Khyber Pakhtunkwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak was a corrupt person and demanded his resignation for the betterment of the province.Pervez Khattak has not deliver anything for the welfare of the province during three years of ongoing tenure. Pervez Khattak do not have abilities to run the affairs of the government, he said talking to a private news channel.He observed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government was ...