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Police launch search operation around airport area RAWALPINDI: Police on Thursday carried out a search operation in the jurisdiction of Airport Police Station, but no suspects were arrested. The operation was carried out on the special directives of City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi to curb crime.During the operation police questioned 346 persons and checked 53 houses, hotels, motels and vehicles, the police spokesman said. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Seven agents arrested LAHORE: FIA Faisalabad claimed to have arrested seven touts/agents from passport offices of Sargodha and Faisalabad.According to FIA spokesman, on information, FIA team conducted raids at passport offices and arrested agents namely Muhammad Zubair, Rafi Ullah, Saleemullah Niazi, Amjad Ali, Liaquat Ali, Javed Ahnad and Atta Ur Rehman. Cases have been registered against them accordingly.Meanwhile, the team conducted a raid near HBL D-Ground Faisalabad and arrested an accused Noman. The team recovered five bills of ...
CM condoles with Masood Hamid LAHORE: Punjab Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of mother of Masood Hamid, Director Marketing of a local newspaper and former Secretary General All Pakistan Newspapers Society.In a condolence message, the Chief Minister prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude. Copyright APP ...
Hot, dry weather forecast for Karachi KARACHI: The Meteorological Department Thursday forecast hot and dry weather with hazy morning for the metropolis during the next 24 hours.According to the Met. Office the minimum and maximum temperatures in the city are expected to remain in the range of 22-24 and 37-39 degrees centigrade respectively.Mainly hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in the region. However, partly cloudy/cloudy weather with chances of light rain is likely to occur at isolated places in ...
BISP to focused on women communities, leaders for social mobilizing ISLAMABAD: Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) would target women through establishing women leaders and women communities for social mobilization and creating awareness among beneficiaries.BISP has devised a financial literary project to help the uneducated and poor women for obtaining their cash transfer amounts smoothly, an official informed APP.To facilitate more and more deserving people, he said, BISP will make efforts for issuance of CNIC cards to the Non-CNIC pending beneficiaries for which women committees to ...
World is using too much water, warns UN ISLAMABAD: The world will struggle to keep up with increasing demands for water if things don't change, warned the United Nations (UN).At current pace, only 60 percent of the water needed globally will be available. Major steps must be taken to reduce water usage to minimize the growing problem, according to the UN's water body in a new report."Over the past century, the development of water resources has been largely driven by the demands of ...
MPs worried about illegal fishing; demand action against violators  %9 ISLAMABAD: Members National Assembly (MNAs) on Thursday expressed concern over illegal fishing in the sea in Sindh government jurisdiction and demanded an action to ensure proper breeding of fish.The concern was showed through a Calling Attention Notice moved by MNAs Shakir Bashir Awan, Abdul Majeed Khanankhel and Afzal Khan Dhandla who had drawn attention of the government towards illegal fishing. Parliamentary Secretary for Port and Shipping Mian Imtaiz Ahmed informed the House that the matter ...


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