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Speaker Balochistan Assembly meets boxer Waseem QUETTA: Speaker, Balochistan Assembly, Ms. Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani met with internationally known legend Pakistani boxer, Muhammad Waseem upon his arrival in Quetta. Boxer, Muhammad Waseem who belongs to Quetta has recently won Silver Medal in World Boxing Council and he returned back to the country. Ms. Durrani congratulated Mr. Waseem for winning an honor for the country. On the occasion, she directed Director Sports to bring the boxer at her chamber at the Balochistan Assembly premises so that the legend boxer could be accorded a warm welcome by her and the assembly staff.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Bilawal Bhutto condoles demise of Mairaj Mohammad Khan KARACHI: Chairman, Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of senior politician Mairaj Mohammad Khan and paid him rich tributes for his struggle for democracy and the downtrodden people of Pakistan.In a condolence message on Friday, PPP Chairman said that from a student leader to close companion of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and a democratic worker, the life of Mairaj Mohammad Khan was a reflection of ...

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Islamabad faces 38m gallons per day water shortage, Senate told ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Capital Administration and Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry Friday informed the Senate that demand of water for Islamabad's estimated 2.2 million residents, is 110 million gallons per day while total supply is 72 million gallons per day.Responding to a calling attention notice of Hafiz Hamdullah and Ateeq Shaikh about shortage of water in various sectors of the Capital, he said water is being supplied to the dwellers of Islamabad from Simly, ...

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CM Balochistan condoles death of judge's father QUETTA: Chief Minister, Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri condoled with Justice, Naeem Akhtar Afghan, the death of his father. He visited the residence of Justice Naeem Akhtar, Naeem Akhtar Afghan, the Judge of the High Court of Balochistan and expressed his deep sorrow and grief over the demise of his father. He also offered Fateha. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Advisor to Chief Minister on Information, Sardar Raza Muhammad Baraich, Special Assistant to Chief ...

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Mayor IMC congratulates PML-N AJ&K for sweeping in elections ISLAMABAD: Mayor Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC), Sheikh Anser Aziz on Friday congratulated the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Azad Jammu and Kashmir for sweeping in AJ&K elections.According to a statement issued from Mayor office, he said that success of PML-N is prove of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's popularity in AJ&K also.The Mayor hoped that PML-N government will serve masses in AJ&K and will also implement its manifesto as well.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Kirmani felicitates AJK, PML-N members elect ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs Asif Kirmani Friday felicitated the AJK PML-N members elect of the Legislative Assembly.In a statement, he said the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir had voted to prosperity agenda of Prime Minister Muhammad Sharif. People of AJK have opted to make Azad Kashmir as prosperous and bright valley. The people have endorsed the manifesto of PML-N to make Kashmir a modern valley.Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) ...

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Govt already notified new NFC: Senate told ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid on Friday informed the Senate that new National Finance Commission (NFC) had already been started work after its notification. Responding to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Sassui Palijo about continuous delay in 8th NFC Award, the minister said four working groups were constituted during the first meeting of the 9th NFC on April 28, 2015. He said the commission has received three reports of working groups ...