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Major Shabbir Sharif remembered on 44th martyrdom day LAHORE: Homage was paid on Sunday to Major Shabbir Sharif, a valiant warrior who displayed unparalleled courage while defending the motherland and embraced "Shahadat" 44 years ago on December 6 at Sulemanki Sector during 1971 war.He earned the highest gallantry award of Nishan-e-Haider. He was also recepient of Sitara Jurrat. He also won the 'Sword of Honour' from Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul being the best cadet of his course.The battalion of the Frontier Force Regiment in which Major Shabbir Sharif was commissioned, observes "Shabbir Day" annually with great solemnity and gratitude.A contingent of Frontier Force Regiment paid homage to the valiant son of Pakistan Army by performing honour guard duties at his grave in Miani Sahib Graveyard.Major General Fida Hussain Malik General Officer Commanding and Major General Kaleem Asif laid wreaths at his grave on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff and Corps Commander Lahore and offered Fateha.Besides the ...

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PML-N takes lead in MC RY Khan in LB polls RAHIM YAR KHAN: Pakistan Muslim League-N won 29 wards seats, independent candidates 15 seats, PTI 4 seats and PPP 2 seats of Municipal Committee (MC) Rahim Yar Khan in the third phase of local bodies elections on Saturday.According to unofficial results, the LB polls on 139 union councils, and 7 municipal committees were held in the district.In Sadiqabad, PML-N took lead with 23 seats in LB polls of 44 wards of Municipal committee, independent 16 ...

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Three suspects killed, two held in retaliation QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) gunned down three suspects and arrested two suspects in injured condition during exchange of fire between suspect and FC, at Sariab area of provincial capital on late Saturday night. According to FC spokesman, acting on a tip off, FC personnel carried out a search operation at Link Badeni Road at Sariab area when suspects opened fire at them. FC personnel killed three suspects and held two suspects in condition of injured ...

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PML-N wins 78 UC chairman seats in Multan MULTAN: Pakistan Muslim League (N) secured 78 seats of chairman and vice chairmanship in district Multan and remained at top, according to unofficial results.Independent candidates secured 60 seats, Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf 30, and Pakistan People's Party got 12 seats of chairmen from the district.There are 185 union councils in district Multan in which district council is comprised of 117 union councils while 68 UCs are in municipal corporation Multan.Out of total, 117 seats of District ...

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PML-N wins 63 seats of Chairman in Sialkot SIALKOT: PML-N grabbed 63 seats of chairman, independent candidates obtained 52 seats and PTI bagged 8 seats out of the total 124 seats of District Sialkot in the third phase of local bodies election, according to unofficial results. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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FC organizes free medical camp in Loralai QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan on Sunday held a day long free medical camp and treated 1553 patients suffering from various deceases in Khust area of Loralai district.According to FC spokesman, the free medical camp was organized by FC doctors on the special directives of Inspector General Frontier corps Balochistan Major General Sher Afgan.About 1553 patients including 735 women, 425 children and 395 male patients were examined and given medicines free of cost besides performing ...

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Pakistan Mountain Festival begins with wall, rock climbing competitions ISLAMABAD: The week-long fifth Pakistan Mountain Festival (PMF), the Devcom-Pakistan annual event to commemorate International Mountain Day (IMD), started here on Sunday with over 100 youth demonstrating their skills for artificial wall and rock climbing.The two competitions were technically supported by The Adventure Club and Ibex Club. Sanaullah Aman, Executive Director General of CDA Training Academy was the chief guest on the occasion.The rock climbing culminated at the Jasmine Corner in Daman-e- Koh, Margallah Hills, ...