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Traders held meetings with Mayor HYDERABAD: Separate delegations of the traders held their introductory meetings with the Mayor of Hyderabad Metropolitan Corporation (HMC) Syed Tayyab Hussain at his office here Wednesday. According to a press release, the delegations led by Abdul Sattar, Haji Jabbar, Haji Shamsuddin and Abdul Qayum congratulated Syed Tayyab Hussain on winning the HMC elections and being elected as the mayor. While offering their complete coordination, the delegations expressed hope that under his leadership the HMC would take measures to address problems in the city. The Mayor during his meetings assured the traders' delegations that the HMC would utilize its resources to bring about an improvement in the city.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Chandio dispels perception to seek an end to the MQM HYDERABAD: The Sindh Information Adviser Moula Bux Chandio has dispelled the perception that seeking an end to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was desired from the prevailing political circumstances. "Everyone wants to see the things in the MQM to improve for the better," he observed while talking to the media at the residence of Pakistan Peoples Party's local leader Irfan Gul Magsi here on Wednesday evening. He acknowledged that the MQM's Pakistan chapter had disassociated ...

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LHC dismisses bail plea of accused in harassment case LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench on Wednesday dismissed bail plea of an accused involved in harassing lady doctors through social media.The bench headed by Justice Abdul Sami Khan heard the post arrest bail application of accused Abdul Wahab.During the hearing, Abdul Wahab's counsel submitted that the police had registered a case against the accused under ATA sections on pressure of media.He contended that the allegations levelled against the accused were baseless and pleaded ...

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JUI-F believes in bringing change through parliament: Maulana Fazl ur Rehman ABBOTTABAD: Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rehman on Wednesday said that JUI-F believed in bringing change in the country through Parliament.He said this while addressing a huge public gathering here Wednesday.He said that JUI-F is working to bring peace and prosperity in the country and also fighting to protect Islam.Maulana Fazl ur Rehman asked their workers to prepare for JUI-F platinum jubilee which would be held in 2017 at Peshawar. Copyright APP ...

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AJK PM orders immediate construction of four hospitals MIRPUR: AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has directed the State Health Department to start process for construction of four fully-furnished state-of-the art hospitals in different parts of AJK territory with the financial assistance of the Government of Pakistan on the direction of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.The AJK Prime Minister issued these directives while addressing a high level meeting held at Kashmir House late Tuesday with Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider in the chair.Copyright ...

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AJK Premier Farooq Haider meets Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here on Wednesday.Both the leaders strongly condemned Indian brutalities against unarmed people in Occupied Kashmir.The Chief Minister said killings of unarmed Kashmiris was a blatant violation of human rights and India could not deprive Kashmiris of their right to self-determination with the use of force.He said Indian policy of oppression and violence had failed in Kashmir. No amount of ...

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6-day anti-polio drive from Sept 26 KARACHI: A six-day anti-polio drive would commence in the metropolis from September 26.An official of the local administration said on Wednesday that about 2.2 million children would be administered polio drops during the campaign.This would be implemented in all the 188 union councils of Karachi.Commissioner Karachi, Ejaz Ahmed Khan, has said that the cooperation of the Ulema and the community people be secured in order to make the drive a success.Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...