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Shahbaz condemns blast in Shikarpur LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast in an Imam Bargah in Lakhidar, Shikarpur and expressed sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives.He sympathized with the bereaved families and prayed for the early recovery of the injured persons.The Chief Minister said that those playing with the innocent lives cannot even be called human beings and such cowardly acts cannot shake the resolve of the nation against terrorism. He said the whole nation has united to foil the evil designs of terrorists. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Sindh Governor, CM & Edu. Minister to attend KU's 25th convocation KARACHI: Karachi University will hold its 25th convocation on Saturday with Sindh Governor and Chancellor of the university to chair the ceremony being held at Valika Ground. The program will also be attended by Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Education Minister, Nisar Ahmad Khuhro besides other dignitaries.KU convocation first held in 1962, continued to be held on regular basis, every year till 1967, however, could not maintain its regularity owing to varied ...
PM approves Rs30.6mn for the treatment of injured APS student ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has approved, on humanitarian grounds, an amount of Rs30.604 million for the treatment abroad of a student of Army Public School Peshawar.A press release issued from the PM House said the Prime Minister approved medical treatment for Ahmed Nawaz who was seriously injured in the terrorists attack at the school on December 16.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
8,834 TDPs of Waziristan treated in free medical camp PESHAWAR: The Fata Directorate of Health Services and Eye care treated 8,834 Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) of Waziristan in a free medical camp held at Fateh Mor in D I Khan district.The special doctors including lady doctors and paramedics of the mobile hospital and eye care services Fata treated the patients free of cost and conducted 68 free eye operations besides handing over 815 glasses to the patients.As many as 193 X-rays were conducted while ...
Holistic policy of govt to attract foreign investment ISLAMABAD: Chairman Board of Investment, Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that Pakistani missions abroad could work considerably to attract foreign investment in different sectors in the country.Talking in Nuqta-e-Nazar programme of Radio Pakistan, he said that a number of foreign investors were interested in making investment in energy sector in Pakistan.Ismail said that the incumbent government is following the holistic policy to attract foreign investment in the country.He said that Pakistan had abundant coal reserves ...
Rs111562.943mn released for National Highway Authority projects ISLAMABAD,: Attaching top priority to construction of new highways and motorways in the country, the government has released Rs111562.943 million for National Highway Authority, Ministry of Communications under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2014-15 till January 23.According to a source in Planning Commission Rs76429.943 million have been released in local currency while Rs35133.000 million have been given in shape of foreign aid.Rs5000 have been released for 200 kilometer of Gwadar-Hoshab section and 143 km Khuzdar-Larkana ...
SC directs AGP, provincial AGs to submit strategy to save masses from police culture ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday directed the Attorney General for Pakistan and all provincial Advocate Generals to submit a solid strategy to save the people from the police culture through fake and false case and inefficient method of investigation.The two-member headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja resumed hearing of the case. The court observed that departmental inquires are held over false cases against the lower ranks of police officials but during last ...


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