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Over 41,500 relief items distributed among IDPs DERA ISMAIL KHAN: District administration is taking solid measures to extend relief to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan staying here with distributing over 27,900 food and 13600 non-food items among 5985 families, so far.According to an official report, three assistance centers in government educational facilities have been wound up and a new center at Sports Stadium, Ratta Kulchi has been made operational to distribute relief good among these families.Regarding the cash disbursement process, the report says over 3086 displaced families have received the amount with Rs 8000 each family as of Sept 18 through 30 UBL and Omni points, across the district.As far as healthcare facilities are concerned, the report reveals that gastro, allergy and water-borne diseases are common among the IDPs and so far over 10300 patients have been provided medical treatment, besides medicine provided on the post.Regarding polio-campaign for the IDPs, the document says since ...

MQM demands Parliamentary Commission for creating new administrative units ISLAMABAD: A Parliamentary Commission, having representation from all political parties, should be constituted for exploring the creation of new administrative units in the country, Dr Farooq Sattar of Mutahidda Quomi Movement (MQM) said Friday.Speaking on a Point of Order at Joint Sitting of Parliament, he said current century was of de-centralization and we should keep pace with time.New administrative units should be established on the basis of population. He said an independent local body system ...
FC holds free medical camp CHAMAN: Frontier Corps Balochistan has organized free medical camp in Chaman Killa Abdullah district here on Friday.Medical camp held at Sui Karez area of the border town of Chaman was attended by senior doctors of FC. Large number of children women and elderly people visited the camp.Medicines worth thousands of rupee were also delivered among the patients.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Rs77mn spent on relief to flood-hit people: DCO MUZAFFARGARH: DCO Shoukat Ali said on Friday that over 70 per cent of the Rs 100 million grant sent by the Punjab government has been spent so far on rescue and relief operations in the flood hit district where the number of relief camps was increased up to 34 providing shelter to 23,418 affected people.A sum of Rs 77.76 million has so far been utilized out of Rs 100 million sent to the Muzaffargarh district ...
Flood-hit people to get Rs25,000 before Eid MUZAFFARGARH: Member coordination committee for rehabilitation of flood hit people, MPA Syed Abdul Aleem Shah said on Friday that a survey has begun to assess damage caused by floods, however, affected people would get first instalment of Rs 25,000 each before Eidul Azha.The survey is being made through revenue record, local people, voters list and representatives of people in a transparent manner as per orders from Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to ensure earliest possible rehabilitation ...
UNDP Country Director calls on Governor PESHAWAR: The UNDP Country Director in Pakistan, Marc-Andre Frache Friday called on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan here at Governor's House.Marc-Andre Frache was also accompanied by Program Manager Laura Sheridan, and Provincial Head of the Organization Edward Rees. He remained with the Governor for some time and apprised him about the services which this UN body is extending in the province as well as in FATA.The Governor, while appreciating the role and ...
CJP to chair NJPMC meeting on Saturday ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Nasir-Ul-Mulk would chair meeting of National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee (NJPMC) on Saturday.The meeting will review implementation status of project for installation of Unified Integrated Automation System for Superior Courts, request for posting of judicial officers in Ministry of Law Justice and Human Rights in relaxation of National Judicial Policy, mechanism to ensure issuance and execution of warrants/summons and framing of ADR rules for resolution of disputes, said a ...


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