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13 Afghan nationals held %9 QUETTA: At least 13 Afghan nationals were held in the city on Monday, official sources said.Frontier Corps Spokesman, Khan Wasey said that FC team during checking at Baleli Checkpoint in the city apprehended 13 Afghan nationals after they failed to produce legal travelling documents.FC handed over detainees to the police for further investigation.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Police recovers a kidnapee during raid in Orangi KARACHI: District West Zone police recovered a kidnapee during a raid here on Monday.According to a police official, the Pakistan Bazar police conducted a raid on a house in Muslimabad Nagar area of Orangi Town and recovered a kidnapped person namely Ehtisham Ahmed Ansari son of Nisar Ahmed Ansari.Ehtisham was kidnapped for ransom two days ago. He is a resident of North Nazimabad areaCopyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Four children injured in Quetta gas blast QUETTA: Four children sustained injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Pashtoonabad area of the provincial capital, here on Monday.Police said that gas cylinder explosion occurred due to gas leakage from the cylinder, leaving four children injured. "Gas filled in the room due to leakage from the cylinder and explosion took place when one the child tried to light the gas stove with matches," police said.All four injured were rushed to Civil hospital where they ...
Explosion damages three shops PESHAWAR: At least three shops damaged when a low intensity explosion apparently caused by a cracker went off in Nasir Chowk here on Monday morning.According to Police, the blast occurred at congested Nasir Khan chowk in the limit of Kotali police station in interior City where luckily no person was present in the shops packed with blankets and woolen garments. No report of human losses has been reported.Police and Rescue 1122 rushed to the spot ...
Safar moon sighted KARACHI: The moon starting the Islamic month of Safar been sighted and the first of Safar will be on November 24.This was announced by the Chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman here on Sunday.The meeting of the committee for sighting of the moon was held here at the Meteorological Complex.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
KU extends date for B.A., B.Com. exam forms KARACHI: The University of Karachi (KU) has extended the date for the submission of annual examination forms without late fee till December 5, 2014 for B.A., B.Com. Private, BOL and Improvement of Division.According to KU Director Examinations Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, the examination forms for B.A. can be submitted with Rs 3,075 fee for first/ final year, and with Rs 5,500 for combined, while the forms for B.Com can be submitted with Rs 3,900 fee ...
Reut-e-Hilal Committee meeting on Sunday for Safar moon  ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held on Muharram-ul-Harram 29 (Sunday) for sighting the moon of Safar-ul-Muzaffar 1436 AH. Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman chair the meeting of the committee at Pakistan Meteorological Department building in Karachi.The meeting of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) will be held at the Ministry of Religious Affairs while zonal committees will meet in their respective areas on Sunday. "All information about the ...


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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
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