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CM takes notice of child abuse in Green Town LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday took notice of the incident of abuse of a child in Bagarian, Green Town and sought a report from police authorities. The Chief Minister ordered that criminals involved in the incident should be arrested immediately and action be taken under the law. He ordered that justice should be provided to the affected family.The Chief Minister also directed to take immediate steps for recovery of two missing children from the area.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Ebad for registration of FIR against those involved in water theft KARACHI: Governor Sindh, Dr.Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has ordered registration of FIRs against persons involved in theft of water from the lines of Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB) under section 14-A of the Board for punishment of their act according to law which includes imprisonment, fine and forfeiture of immovable property.This he said while presiding over a review meeting of KW&SB here Tuesday at Governor House.Minister Local Government Jam Khan Shoro, Chief Secretary Sindh ...

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Government firmly believes in freedom of press: Ebad KARACHI: The government firmly believes in the freedom of the press. This was stated by the Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan.He said on Tuesday that freedom of the press is vital for the progress and development in the country and for strengthening of the democracy.Ebad also referred to the role, contributions as well as sacrifices of the journalists.He said that books written by senior journalists help foster understanding among the people regarding ...

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SC directs PEMRA, PTA to submit reply over advertising of obscenity content on TV channels ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to submit comprehensive replies over airing and advertising of objectionable and obscenity content on television channels.The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case filed by late Jamaat-e-Islami chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed and a letter written by retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed to the Chief Justice, seeking directives to set ...

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SC seeks report over Tariq Road Karachi's commercialization ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Sindh Government to submit a reply over commercialization of Tariq Road, Karachi within one week.The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case.During the course of proceedings, the Chief Justice asked under which laws and when the notification regarding commercialization of Traiq Road was issued.The counsel for Sindh Government expressed his ignorance regarding issuing of the notification. On which ...

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CM Sindh gives Rs 25mn grant for establishment of PN Model School KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved Rs 25 million special grant for Pakistan Navy (PN) Education Trust to establish PN Model School at Khalid SRE in Younisabad, Karachi.He approved this grant during his meeting with Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Mr. Farukh Ahmed here at the CM House Tuesday, said a statement.Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Farukh Ahmed called on Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah and discussed the establishment of PN ...

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Ebad calls for ensuring hygiene, cleanliness at restaurants KARACHI: Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has called for ensuring hygiene and cleanliness at the hotels and restaurants.He was presiding over a meeting at the Governor House here on Tuesday.Matters pertaining to hygiene and cleanliness came up for discussion on the occasion.Ebad made it clear that no dereliction would be tolerated regarding hygiene and cleanliness at the hotels' kitchens and those at the restaurants.He said that the dress code for the kitchen staff ...