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Rivers, reservoirs report LAHORE: The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Monday wass as follows: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela-Inflows 20700 cusecs and Outflows 30000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 22500 cusecs and Outflows 22500 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla- Inflows 22100 cusecs and Outflows 60000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala- Inflows 14900 cusecs and Outflows 3000 cusecs.Barrages: Jinnah-Inflows 56300 cusecs and Outflows 48800 cusecs, Chashma -Inflows 65200 cusecs and Outflows 65000 cusecs, Taunsa- Inflows 91500 cusecs and Outflows 80100 cusecs, Panjnad- Inflows 17300 cusecs and Outflows 15600 cusecs, Guddu- Inflows 54100 cusecs and Outflows 52500 cusecs, Sukkur- Inflows 42600 cusecs and Outflows 24000 cusecs, Kotri- Inflows 3200 cusecs and Outflows Nil cusecs.Reservoirs Level and Storage: Tarbela - dead level 1380 feet, present level 1439.76 feet, maximum level 1550 feet, live storage 1.261 million acre feet (MAF), Mangla - dead level ...

5-day anti-polio drive kicks off in high risk areas RAWALPINDI: A five-day anti-polio campaign kicked off in 28 high-risk union councils of of the city, cantonment and Tehsil Taxila here on Monday to cover more than 166,000 children below five years of age.Under the drive, the polio teams would visit 13 union councils of Rawalpindi city, five wards of Rawalpindi cantt, six union councils of Tehsil Taxila and four union councils of Tehsil Rawalpindi, which have been declared high-risk areas, Executive District Officer (EDO-Health) ...
Three  killed three hurt in gas leakage blast QUETTA: At least three people including two children died due to gas leakage on Alamdar Road within the precincts of Qaidabad PS, police said on Monday.They said that, gas leakage in a house in Nadirabad area caused explosion, damaging the wall and subsequently killing three and injuring other inmates.Police official said that women Fatima Bibi went into the kitchen to make breakfast and turned on the stove upon which an explosion occurred.As a result woman, ...
Five-day anti-polio campaign begins in 12 UCs of Karachi central KARACHI: The five days anti-polio campaign, postponed last week due to non-availability of security cover for the concerned vaccinators, in 12 high risk UCs of district central, began here Monday.As per schedule 1,15,300 children, under five years of age will be vaccinated against the crippling disease during the special campaign in selected UCs of the district.Authorities sharing details of the campaign said in Gulberg town of the district Union Councils 6 and 8 would be ...
MQM shows concern over late payment of salaries in PSM KARACHI: The Coordination Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement has expressed concerns over the non-payment of salaries to employees for the last few months in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM).In a statement issued here on Sunday, the committee said that the employees of PSM are facing hardship due to late payment of their salaries.It called upon the authorities concerned to order payment of the salaries without further delay. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Eight suspected dacoits arrested RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police in two different raids have arrested eight suspected dacoits and recovered weapons from their possession.According to details, Rawat police acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Sardar Market area in its jurisdiction and arrested three lurking dacoits namely Amir, Adil and Waqar who were allegedly hatching a plan to commit a dacoity.Police recovered three pistols 30 bore with 17 rounds and other items from their possession.Meanwhile, Civil Line police on an ...
CM condoles with Prof Khurshid PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has expressed profound grief on demise of wife of Jamat-e-Islami Deputy Chief Prof Khurshid Ahmad who breathed her last the other day. In a condolence message he paid rich tributes to late Syeda Azra Khurshid for her meritorious contributions as religious scholar and political worker side by side with her husband. He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family. Pervez Khattak ...


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