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Commissioner Karachi calls on President KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui called on President Mamnoon Hussain here Monday at State Guest House to exchange Eid greetings.The commissioner, on the occasion, briefed the President about the arrangements made for three-day Eidul Azha festival with particular focus to facilitate citizens in performing their religious obligations.President Mamnoon was also informed about measures adopted for prompt removal of animal waste and offals from all parts of the city followed by steps to disinfect sites where animals were slaughtered.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

IED blast kills two in Mohmand Agency PESHAWAR: At least two persons were killed and another injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Safi tehsil, Mohmand Agency, on Wednesday. According to official sources, the bomb planted by unknown criminals in front of the house of Taj Gul at Alemgar area, blasted with a big bang, killing Sakhi Gul and Maskeen, and injuring Muhammad Agul. The injured was shifted to a local hospital. The Khasadar Force rushed to the blast's site ...
Security plan for Eid FAISALABAD: The district police have made security arrangements under which 9,319 officials would be deployed at Eid congregations across the district.As man as 1,859 Eid congregations will be held at mosques and 313 at Eidgahs and open places for which strict security measures have been taken, said police sources here Saturday.In this regard, a control room has also been set up at RPO's office for monitoring security arrangements.Meanwhile, Regional Police Officer Muhammad Ihsan Tufail has ...
Drug pusher held, 1.5kg hashish seized FAISALABAD: Nishatabad police arrested a narcotic dealer and seized 1.5 kg hashish.Police said a police party raided a hideout near Nishatabad bypass and arrested Attaul Rehman and seized 1.5 kilogram hashish.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Three killed in accidents FAISALABAD: Three people, including a minor girl, were killed in accidents in the district.According to police, Wazir Ahmed was hit by a speeding vehicle near Dalowal stop. He sustained serious injuries and died instantly.Meanwhile, three-year-old girl Kainat of 100-GB Judgewala was playing in the street when a tractor trolley hit and killed her.Separately, Aftab and Sajjad of Chak No 543-GB on a motorcycle was returning home from Samandri when a speeding tractor trolley hit them. ...
IRSA releases 167,063 cusecs water for rim stations ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Friday released 167,063 cusecs water for various rim stations with inflow of 123,801 cusecs.According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus river at Tarbela Dam was 1545.12 feet, which was 165.12 feet higher than its dead level 1378 feet.Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 60,200 cusecs while outflow was recorded as 85,000 cusecs.The water level in the Jhelum river at Mangla Dam ...
Pak China Bilateral Naval Exercise concludes at Arabian Sea KARACHI: The bilateral exercise between Pakistan and Chinese Naval Forces concluded at North Arabian Sea on Wednesday.The first of the series of bilateral naval exercises provided a good opportunity to both navies to learn from each others' experiences, enhance interoperability and refine the tactical doctrines. The exercise, participated by ships, aircraft and Special Forces of the two Navies, was divided into harbour and sea phases, said a press release of Pakistan Navy.The hard core sea ...


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