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Drug trafficker arrested, narcotics recovered QUETTA: Police on Monday arrested a drug trafficker here in Satellite Town area and recovered weapons, narcotics from his possession.Police said that acting on a tip-off, they raided a house in Muslim Ittehad Colony, Satellite Town area and arrested a drug peddler. "Police also recovered one and a half kg hashish, two TT pistols, one short gun and 37 rounds from the house," they said.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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Fire engulfs spare goods' shop at Tibet Centre early Monday morning KARACHI: Fire broke out early Monday morning at a shop located in Tibet Center, one of the main car accessories and spare good markets in the metropolis.Fire department officials sharing details of the incident told APP that short circuit has been found to be the triggering factor for the fire."We were fortunately informed in time and the two fire engines despatched to the site managed to control the fire at the early stage," they said.Mentioning ...

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CNG stations to remain open on Monday KARACHI: CNG station all over Sindh will remain open on Monday from 8 am for 24 hours.This announcement was made in a revised CNG shutdown schedule, said a SSGC official on Sunday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Sunday issued power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to girder launching for Metro Bus Project and necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to IESCO Spokesman, the power supply of the following Feeders /Grid Stations would remain suspended as under:On 19, 21, 23 and 25 January night 23:00pm to next morning 07:00am, From I-10 Grid Station Islamabad Banni feeder, From Chaklala Grid Station Rawalpindi ...

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Dry weather with cold night likely in Karachi KARACHI: The Meteorological Department Sunday forecast dry weather with cold night and hazy morning for Karachi during the next 24 hours.According to the Met Office the minimum temperature in the city is expected to remain between 8 and 10 degrees centigrade.Mainly cold/ very cold and dry weather is likely to prevail in the region.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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KU convocation on Jan 31 KARACHI: The Karachi University annual convocation for years 2014 will be held on January 31.Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan who is also the Chancellor of the varsity will be the chief guest, said a statement issued here on Sunday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

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KU extends exam forms' submission date KARACHI: The Karachi University has extended the date for submission of forms on the basis of open merit for the bachelors and masters programmes till January 20, said a statement issued here on Sunday.It further said that admission form can be obtained from and submit at UBL branch situated at Varsity Silver Jubilee Gate from 9 am to 5 pm and UBL branch Varsity campus from pm 5 to pm 7. Copyright APP (Associated Press ...