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Trains cancelled due to sit-in LAHORE: Railway authorities cancelled eight trains on Tuesday due to demonstrations and sit-in at Shahdra Railway gate by Imamia Student Federation against Quetta bomb blast.   The decision was taken by Pakistan Railways Lahore Division. The passengers of major trains including 8 Down Tezgam Express,113 Up Faisalabad Express,14 Down Awam Express,16 Down Night Coach, Karakorum Express, 10 Down Allama Iqbal Express had to turn back due to the cancellation.   According to an official of Pakistan Railways, all the trains would be restored as the protest ends. However, local trains were shuttling in line with the schedule.   Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...

Three members committee formed to probe Khyber House PESHAWAR: The City police have formed a three member enquiry committee to investigate the deadly gun and suicide attack on the office of Political Agent Khyber Agency on Bara Road Peshawar cantonment.   According to Police Spokesman, SSP Investigation, Sajid Mohmand would lead the investigation team to probe this gory incident.   The investigation team has collected body parts of the two suicide bombers and sent it to laboratory for DNA test.   The police have registered FIR against unknown militants ...
Met Office predicts rain in Malakand division PESHAWAR: The Met Office here Tuesday has forecast rain at isolated places of Malakand division of Khyber Pakthunkhwa during next 24 hours.   According to Met Office Spokesman here, a westerly wave is prevailing over northwestern parts of Balochistan and its adjoining areas.   In next 24 hours, mainly cold and dry weather is expected while partly cloudy conditions will prevail in upper parts of the country. However, rain is expected at isolated places in Kalat, Malakand divisions and ...
Forces arrests suspects over Shia killings QUETTA: Forces on Tuesday killed four men and arrested seven others accused of killing Shia, including a purported mastermind of a devastating bomb attack that killed 89 people, officials said.   An operation was carried out on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, where thousands of Shias are demanding army protection and refusing to bury the victims of Saturday's bomb attack on their ethnic Hazara community.   The home secretary of Baluchistan province, Akbar Hussain Durrani, and ...
President Zardari telephones Governor Balochistan        ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari telephoned Governor Balochistan late Monday night and enquired about the latest situation in the wake of bomb blast in Quetta that killed scores of Hazaras.   The President also enquired about progress in investigations and directed that every effort must be made to apprehend the culprits and bring them to justice.   Spokesperson to President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that earlier in the day also the President had called the Governor for this purpose.   Copyright ...
Kaira for Constitutional steps to control Balochistan situation           ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Monday condemned the Quetta blast and said that the government would control terrorism in accordance with the law and Constitution of the country.   Talking to a private news channel, he said that last time federal government imposed the Governor Rule in Balochistan on the demand of Hazara community.   He said that the provincial government should negotiate with the Hazara community for removing their reservations.   The Minister said ...
FESCO issues shutdown programme        FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.   According to the programme issued here on Monday, power supply from Khalid Abad and Atomic Energy feeders emanating from 132-KV Jhang Road grid station, Al-Murtaza, Jewan Shah, Sarfraz Textile, Tahir Rafiq and WASA feeders originating from 132-KV Kamal Pur grid station, Canal feeder emanating from 132-KV Chak Jhumra grid station, City Sammundri, Dijkot Road and Farooq ...


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