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Rs90mn given to 11,363 IDPs families: PDMA ISLAMABAD: Director Provincial Disaster Management Authority Farman Khilji said that an amount of over 90 million rupees was distributed among 11,363 IDPs families.Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that the distribution of cash assistance among IDPs from North Waziristan Agency under Esaar Programme of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was in full swing.He said the assistance was given to IDPs in Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Hangu, Dera Ismail Khan, Kohat, Peshawar, Charsadda, Swat, Abbottabad and Mansehra.He said that Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has so far provided medical treatment to fourteen thousand and thirty-five internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bannu.Free mobile health units of the society also provided free medical facilities to twelve thousand six hundred IDPs in different Union Councils, he said.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Progress of Bus Rapid Transport project reviewed KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui said transport problems in Karachi would solve to a greater extent with the completion of Bus Rapid Transport (Blue Line) Project.This would be the best transport facility for passengers travelling from Sohrab Goth to Tower, therefore all utility services providers prepare urgent plan for shifting of their services from the BRT (Blue Line) route so that this project which was going to start in next few months could complete ...
25 criminals arrested MULTAN: Police claimed on Thursday to have arrested 25 criminals, including 15 proclaimed offenders in the district.According to police, proclaimed offenders, including Rasheed Ahmad, Fazal Hussain, Ameer Buksh, Ghulam Rasool, Muhammad Hayat, Muhammad Gillani, Muhammad Iqbal, Qadir Buksh, Muhammad Nasir, Ishfaq, Manzoor Hussain, Munir Ahmad, Sufyan, Noor Muhammad and Muhammad Ramzan, were arrested.Police have also apprehended five drug pushers and five illegal weapon holders besides seizing 27 litre liquor, 410g hashish, two pistols, one carbine, ...
LSE's Eid, Jumatul-Wida holidays LAHORE: The Lahore Stock Exchange will remain closed from July 29 to August 1, 2014 on account of Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays, said the LSE spokesman here Wednesday. The ultra trade and the office of the Exchange shall resume with pre-Ramadan regular timings from August 4, 2014, he said, adding the Exchange would also remain closed on July 25, 2014 on account of Jumma-tul-wida.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Pakistani ready made clothes more preferred than stitched clothes KARACHI: The most comfortable and convenient Pakistan clothing for women and children is Shalwar Kameez, embroidery shirts, trousers, pants Ready made collection is the best option when there is no time to spare. In Pakistan the ready made clothes comes in all standard sizes.Ready made Shalwar Kameez or Trouser-Shirts are the best option as people can choose their desire size. Sometimes it’s very important to get the right size so that it fits properly. Sometimes ...
141 shopkeepers fined over profiteering FAISALABAD: Price control magistrates fined 141 shopkeepers over profiteering.According to a spokesman for the local administration, price control magistrates conducted surprise raids in various bazaars, markets, shopping plazas and found 141 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering besides imposing a fine of Rs 111,800 on them.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Cloudy weather to continue with chance of rain LAHORE: The local met department has forecast generally cloudy sky with possibilities of light rain and thunderstorm in some parts of the province, including the provincial capital during next 48 hours.According to daily weather report, rain-thundershower is expected at scattered places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions) while at isolated places in Multan, Sahiwal, DG Khan and Bahawalpur divisions in next 24 hours.The Met office also forecast that heavy falls are also ...


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