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Shehbaz Sharif spends a busy day in Beijing LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif during his visit to China spent a very busy day in Beijing on Monday. He held meetings with Chinese leadership, central leaders of Communist Party, industrialists, investors and heads of different companies from morning till late night without any break. Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli during meeting with Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif paid tributes to him for unprecedented measures for speedy development of Punjab and uplift of social sectors and said that Shehbaz Sharif is striving for bringing a positive change in the lives of people. Chairperson Exim Bank of China Madam Hu Xiaolian during a meeting with the Chief Minister paid historic tribute to him and said that earlier term "Shen-zhen Speed" was used for speedy completion of projects in China but now Punjab had left this term far behind and the term "Punjab Speed" is used in China with regard ...

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PML-N always ensure record development: Bosan MULTAN: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government always ensured record development projects in the country. People have immense confidence in leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, he said this while addressing an Eid Milan party at UC-91 Awan Chowk here. He criticized PPP and stated that whenever it came into power, it always set new records of corruption. PML-N gave mega projects to ...

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SC directs NH&MP, NHA to pay salaries to repatriated employees ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday accepted directed the National Highway Authority (NHA), and Nationah Highway & Motorway Police (NH&MP) to pay salaries to their repatriated employees. The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim heard a petition filed by repatriated employees of the two departments. The court directed all the departments to pay salaries in seven days. During the course of proceedings, the court was informed that the NHA ...

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Murad Ali Shah calls on Ebad, discusses on-going projects KARACHI: Provincial Finance Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, on Monday called on Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, at the Governor House here.A statement from the Governor House said that matters pertaining to the law and order situation and on-going development projects came up for discussion.The Minister apprised the Governor of the situation pertaining to the release of the funds.Ebad asked the Minister to ensure timely release of funds for the development projects so ...

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KU notifies fee schedule of B.Com External Supplementary Exam 2015 KARACHI: Acting Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Nasira Khatoon, Monday notified the date of submission of Examination forms and fee of B.Com. Part 1, 2 and Both Parts External Supplementary Examinations 2015.Candidates of both B.Com. part 1 and part 2 may submit their forms with the examinations fees of Rs. 4,000 while Rs. 7,000 in case of B.Com Both parts till August 10.Those candidates who were registered in 2009 or earlier and ...

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Rain-thunderstorm likely at isolated places in upper region in next 24 hours ISLAMABAD: Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Zhob divisions, Islamabad, FATA and Kashmir during next 24 hours.There are also chances of landslides in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.Drizzle is also expected along Sindh-Makran coast while hot and humid weather to prevail elsewhere in the country.Seasonal low lies over north-Balochistan and its adjoining area with its trough extending north eastward. Monsoon currents are also ...

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Over 1700 arrested, 58 cases registered in drive against beggars: Senate told ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Baligh ur Rehman said Monday that 1782 beggars were arrested and 58 cases were registered in different crackdowns against beggars in the federal capital.Speaking about resolution which was moved by Chaudhry Tanvir Khan and asking government to take immediate steps to control the increasing number of child beggars in Islamabad and to make arrangements for the proper education, the minister said since 2013 the interior ministry had constituted two ...