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Extra-ordinary security steps for Rabi-ul-Awwal ordered KARACHI: Additional IG Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo has directed police officers to prepare a plan for providing extra- ordinary security during the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, especially 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, and ensure its implementation. He issued this directive during a meeting with a 25-member delegation of religious scholars who called on the AIG at the Central Police Office and exchanged views on security arrangements and other issues regarding Rabi-ul-Awwal, said a handout issued here on Saturday. The Karachi police chief also instructed to convene meetings with Ulema at Police Range and district levels for providing security to processions, rallies and other religious gatherings during the month.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Rabiul Awwal moon sighting meeting on Monday ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Central Ruet e Hilal Committee would be held on Safar-ul-Muzaffar 29 (Dec 22, Monday) for sighting the moon of Rabiul Awwal 1436 AH.Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman will attend the meeting of the committee at Pakistan Meteorological Department building, Main University Road, Gulistan e Jauhar, Karachi.The meetings of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) would be held in the building of Ministry of Religious Affairs near General Post Office ...
Dry weather forecast KARACHI: The Meteorological Department on Sunday forecast dry weather with cool/ cold night and hazy/ misty morning for city during next 24 hours.According to the Met Office the minimum temperature in the city is expected between 10C and 12C.Mainly cold/ very cold and dry weather is likely to prevail in the region.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
SSGC announces new 4-day CNG schedule KARACHI: Due to an accident in the Sui Gas Plant, the pipeline and the boiler have been damaged and the plant has been shut down, says a release of SSGC. It said consequently, SSGC system is faced with the reduction of 110 mmcfd gas due to which our customers may face inconvenience. Teams from SSGC, SNGPL and PPL are on ground to repair the damages caused by the accident and it is expected that the ...
Ruet-e-Hilal committee to meet on Dec 22 KARACHI: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet here on December 22 (Monday) for sighting of Rabi-ul-Awwal moon.This was announced by the Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munaib-ur-Rehman on Saturday.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Marvi calls for provision of psychological assistance to survivors of Peshawar ISLAMABAD: Chairperson National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Marvi Memon has said that concerned authorities must pay attention to providing psychological assistance for surviving victims/kids of Peshawar tragedy.Talking to Radio Pakistan , Marvi said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sent her to Peshawar to review availability of medical facilities for victims.She said that she had briefed the Prime Minister about her visit to Peshawar."Survivors were in a state of shock and were not able ...
Secretary General OIC visits CMH PESHAWAR: Secretary General Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Iyad Amin Madani alongwith Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Hidayt-ur-Rehman here on Saturday visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) and inquired after the health of injured children of December 16 school attack.The Secretary General OIC lauded the courage and moral of the children and prayed for their early recovery.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...


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