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Nisar announces cash, commendation certificates for labourer ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Monday announced cash prize and commendation certificate for a labourer on informing 1717 Anti-Terrorism Helpline Sheikhapura.On information provided by labourer, two rocket launchers was recovered from Sheikhapura by the security forces, said a press release.The Interior Minister said,"If every Pakistan will take personal responsibility, the terrorist will not get any space in Pakistan."He said every person in the society should take responsibility in this regard.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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KU issues mark sheets of M.A. Previous & Final Private exams 2014 KARACHI: The Controller of Examinations, Karachi University (KU), has notified that the mark sheets of M.A. Previous and Final Year Private Annual Examinations 2014 have been sent to the candidates on their postal addresses.Those candidates who do not receive their mark sheets till May 15, 2016 have been asked to contact at the Karachi University's Silver Jubilee Gate counter for getting their mark sheets, says an official of the institution on Monday.Copyright APP (Associated Press ...

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NA Body directs FGEHF to remove illegal encroachments ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Standing Committee on Housing and Works on Monday discussed the illegal construction/ encroachments in sectors G-13 & G-14 and F-14 & F-15, directed the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) to initiate necessary legal proceedings against the illegal encroachments in sectors under its control.The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari.The Committee expressed its dissatisfaction on the pace of action against the encroachers. The Committee directed for action ...

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More posts of judges to be created to dispose of pending cases: Khuhro KARACHI: Senior Sindh Minister for Education and Parliamentary Affairs, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that there was a dire to create more posts of judges of Sindh High Court (SHC) to dispose of pending cases in the court.He said this while speaking on the occasion of questions and answers hours during Sindh Assembly session held at Assembly Building Monday.There are 40 sanctioned posts of SHC judges, while 32 are working there, he said adding such situation ...

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Wasan meets Zardari in London KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Mines and Minerals Development, Manzoor Hussain Wasan had a meeting with former President, Asif Ali Zardari in London.He briefed the former president about the progress of work on the development schemes in Sindh, said an official handout issued here Monday.The minister said PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari would soon address public gatherings in South and Central Punjab, Peshawar and Quetta.The provincial and local leadership of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) would ...

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Five-day anti-polio drive kicks off RAWALPINDI: The five-day anti-polio campaign kicked off in the entire district here on Monday to cover more than 811,798 children below five years age. Executive District Officer (EDO) Health Dr Arshad Ali Sabir informed that 1850 polio teams, 270 health centers, allied hospitals and tehsil headquarter hospitals are participating in the drive. During the campaign, he said, over 250,000 children have so far administered the polio vaccine on first day while 811,798 children the set ...

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Shab-e-Meraj to be marked on evening of May 04 KARACHI: The Shab-e-Meraj would be celebrated in a befitting manner on the evening of May 04.On the occasion, all mosques would be decorated and illuminated.Mehafil-e-Naat Khawani would be arranged and Ulema at the gatherings would shed light on significance of the Shab-e-Meraj.The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, has directed tight security on the occasion. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...