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Eight suspected dacoits arrested RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police in two different raids have arrested eight suspected dacoits and recovered weapons from their possession.According to details, Rawat police acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Sardar Market area in its jurisdiction and arrested three lurking dacoits namely Amir, Adil and Waqar who were allegedly hatching a plan to commit a dacoity.Police recovered three pistols 30 bore with 17 rounds and other items from their possession.Meanwhile, Civil Line police on an information raided in Tulsa Chowk area and netted five suspected dacoits identified as Saif ur Rehman, Babar, Bahadur, Nisar and Sher Ali and recovered five pistols and 22 rounds.Further investigations are under way and police is expecting some sensational revelation from them.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

CM condoles with Prof Khurshid PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has expressed profound grief on demise of wife of Jamat-e-Islami Deputy Chief Prof Khurshid Ahmad who breathed her last the other day. In a condolence message he paid rich tributes to late Syeda Azra Khurshid for her meritorious contributions as religious scholar and political worker side by side with her husband. He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family. Pervez Khattak ...
Gas pipelines blew up In Dera Bugti QUETTA: Unidentified men blew up two gas pipelines in Pirkoh and Loti area of Dera Bugti district on Sunday.Dera Bugti police sources said that in the first incident, the miscreants planted explosive device beside pipeline carrying gas from well no 10 in Pirokoh area which went off damaging a portion of 8 inches dia gas pipeline. Meanwhile, the unidentified miscreants blew up gas pipeline carrying gas from well no 12 in Loti gas field area.The ...
89 including 50 POs nabbed MULTAN: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested 89 criminals including 50 proclaimed offenders (POs) during a crackdown across the district.According to police, the police teams conducted separate raids at various locations and arrested 50 POs who were wanted by the police in different cases of dacoity, robbery and other crimes.Police have also apprehended 16 drug peddlers, six illicit weapon holders and 17 gamblers besides recovering 120 liter liquor, 2.703 kg hashish, a clashincove, a ...
Procedures to check status of SIM re-verification ISLAMABAD: The five mobile phone operators, providing services in the country, have issued instructions to check status of re-verification of SIMs to facilitate their subscribers.As per National Action Plan (NAP), all mobile phone users are required to re-verify their SIMs through biometric verification system as all un-verified SIMs will get blocked after April 13, 2015. In order to know if SIM is verified or not, one should follow procedure and check how many SIMs are ...
60000 miners to press for rights in country wide drive QUETTA: Balochistan's about 60000 coal miners, having denied their due rights since long, have announced to launch a country wide drive to press for a better and well paid working status enshrined by the constitution of the country. The coal miners representative organization National Labour Federation's (NLF) centeral leader Shamsur Rehman Swati on Friday elaborating the campaign said the federation will launch its movement on March,7 by registering a protest against those responsible for Dukki ...
Unprovoked Indian firing in Harpal Sector SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) resorted to unprovoked heavy mortar shelling on the Sialkot border villages in Harpal Sector of the Sialkot Working Boundary here on Friday night.According to senior officials of the Chenab Rangers, the Indian BSF again targeted civilian in the Sialkot border villages.The Chenab Rangers retaliated in a befitting manner, making the Indian guns silent.No loss of life or any injury was reported, the officials confirmed.Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...


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