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Ban imposed on pillion riding SUKKUR: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Khairpur, Munawar Ali Mithiani on Thursday imposed ban on pillion riding in the district Khairpur till Muhrram 11, to avoid any untoward incident.The DC said that women, children, law enforcement officials and journalists have been exempted from ban on pillion riding.He said that permits to carry weapons have also been cancelled during Muharram and police have been strictly directed to ensure its implementation.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

National holidays on November 3 & 4 on occasion of Ashura ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Interior on Wednesday announced November 3 and 4 (Monday and Tuesday) will be observed as national holidays in the country on the occasion of 9th and 10th Muharram (Ashura).A notification to this effect was issued in pursuance of a Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announcement about commencement of the new Islamic year.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Sindh Chief Minister denies hunger induced deaths in Thar KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, addressing the provincial assembly session Monday said the government in recent past has arranged wheat worth Rs.two billion for 160, 000 people of drought hit area in Thar.Responding to comments made by certain opposition members on the floor of the house about media reports regarding dismal situation in the area, he said no person in the area had died of hunger during past five years.He also denied ...
CTP launches website to facilitate citizens RAWALPINDI: City Traffic Police (CTP) has launched its official website to facilitate the citizens, who can now access the website ( Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi Shoaib Khurram Janbaz told now the citizens can get information about the traffic rules and regulation, traffic sectors, traffic licensing system, fines on traffic rules violations, traffic rules awareness programmes, training, meetings, workshops and all other details on the website.He said that it was very important for the motorists to ...
Entry of 158 clerics banned in Rawalpindi division RAWALPINDI: The entry of as many as 158 religious leaders including clerics of Deoband School of thought, Shia community and Barelvi sect, has been banned in Rawalpindi division. According to Commissioner Rawalpindi Division, Zahid Saeed, on the directives of the provincial government, elaborate security arrangements have been made for Muharram and the local police and law enforcement agencies have been directed to provide security to all the processions and majalis particularly of "A" category. He ...
KP CM Complaints Cell redress complaints PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Complaints & Redressal Cell (C&RC) disposed off four complaints and redressed the grievances of the complainants.The first complaint was received from Qadir Khan son of Nazim Khan, resident of Village Nar Gul Hassan Shah against not arrest of three accused including Afzal son of Shaista Khan, Alamgir Khan son of Afzal Khan and Zeshan son of Afzal Khan.The Complaints' Cell forwarded the complaint to DPO Lakki Marwat for report and in response, ...
37 criminals arrested MULTAN: Police claimed on Monday to have arrested 37 criminals, including 20 proclaimed offenders (POs) during separate raids across the district.According to police, raids at various locations resulted in the arrest of 20 proclaimed offenders in a number of crime cases.Police teams also apprehended six drug peddlers, nine illegal weapons holders besides recovering 61 litres liquor, 200 grams hash, seven pistols, one repeater and bullets from their possession.A profiteer and a kite seller were also ...


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