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Balochistan Assembly session summoned on July 25 QUETTA: Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai has summoned the session of the Balochistan Assembly on July 25 at 4 p.m., said a handout issued by the assembly secretariat, here on Thursday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Voting completes smoothly in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Voting process of nine polling stations of Islamabad completed smoothly for Valley-5 and Jammu-6.Talking to APP, Returning Officer Aleem Shahab said the whole voting process at all the polling stations of capital was peaceful adding that the counting process was underway and complete result would come soon.He said there were total nine polling stations in Islamabad in which five stations were for the seat of Jammu-6 while four were for the seat of Valley-5. ...

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Provision of quality healthcare mission of govt: CM LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that provision of modern and quality medical facilities to the patients was a mission of the government. He said that there was no shortage of resources for providing quality health facilities to the patients. He stressed upon the need of joint work with commitment, hard work and the spirit of service to the ailing humanity. Provision of quality treatment facilities to the patients would be ...

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CM distributes cheques of Rs100,000 each among position holders LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif distributed the cheques of Rs. 100,000 each among position holders of matriculation examinations belonging to labour families.They were introduced to the Chief Minister separately who discussed their future plans with them.He called the names of position holders, their parents and also mentioned the source of livelihood of the parents of position holder students.The Chief Minister said that hard work was not the property of anyone and these students ...

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CM distributes laptops, cheques among position holders LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif held a ceremony in the honour of position holder boy and girl students, belonging to families having very limited resources, in the examination of matric at Model Town, here on Thursday.The Chief Minister gave away laptop and cheque of Rs 100,000 to each position holder student. He announced to bear all future educational expenditure of position holders belonging to poor families on this occasion and said, "These talented ...

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Senate passes resolution to condemn terrorist attack in Madina Munawara ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution unanimously condemning terrorist attack in the holy city of Madina Munawara and expressed sympathy with the affected families. JUI-F Senator Hafiz Hamdullah moved the resolution in the HouseThe resolution says, Madina Munawara is a heart of Islam. It has the honour of second holy city of Islam which foundation was laid by the the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). The anti-Islam elements badly hurt ...

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SC adjourns tax matters case for an indefinite period  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to submit concise reply over a case regarding pendency of tax matters cases since long and adjourned hearing of a case for an indefinite period. The division bench of the apex court comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Gulzar Ahmad heard the case. During the course of proceedings, the counsel for FBR told the court that as many as 135 cases ...