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Two drivers injured in firing QUETTA: At least two truck drivers were injured in a firing incident in Dhadar Bypass area of Bolan district on Wednesday. According to Levies force, five unidentified armed bandits opened fire at two Quetta-bound trucks coming from Sindh when the drivers did not stop after signalling. As a result, Liaqat Ali resident of Jacobabad and Syed Irfanullah resident of Pishin received wounds. The injured were rushed to nearby hospital. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

57 gastro cases reported MULTAN: Some fifty-seven patients of gastroenteritis were hospitalized in the city on Wednesday.Exactly 35 patients reported at Children Complex, while 12 gastro cases were brought to Nishtar Medical Institute, said an official sources.Seven patients of gastro were admitted at Civil Hospital and three landed at Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, he added.Meanwhile, 20 patients were discharged and no Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) case was reported today, the source informed. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), ...
Delegation of rice growers call on Minister ISLAMABAD: A delegation of rice growers from Mandi Bahuddin Wednesday called on Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikander Hayat Khan Bosan.The delegation presented discussed their problems with Federal MinisterThe delegation sought help of the government to export best quality rice to abroad, said a statement issued here.Bosan assured them that after listening all concerned quarters; the Ministry would devise a mechanism for export of rice before coming of next crop.The Minister said ...
Rivers, reservoirs report LAHORE: The position of river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Wednesday was as follows:Rivers: Indus at Tarbela-Inflows 28100 cusecs and Outflows 55000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 15300 cusecs and Outflows 15300 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla-Inflows 14800 cusecs and Outflows 55000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala-Inflows 14300 cusecs and Outflows 4400 cusecs. Barrages: Jinnah-Inflows 59600 cusecs and Outflows 52100 cusecs, Chashma -Inflows 60800 cusecs ...
PM shares grief with widow of late justice Rana Bhagwandas ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Rana Bhagwandas, late former judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, was a man of honour, conviction and the finest of human virtues.In a letter of condolence addressed to the widow of late Bhagwandas, the Prime Minister told her that her personal loss was irreparable and prayed for her to bear it with courage, patience, equanimity and fortitude."He was a judge with impeccable character, flawless integrity, ...
Syed Qaim Ali gives Rs.10 million cheque to Karachi Press Club KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah handed over a cheque of Rs. 10 million to the President of Karachi Press Club, Fazil Jameeli here on Tuesday in a simple yet impressive ceremony at the club premises.The amount given to KPC is part of the allocation announced under the annual provincial budget for financial year 2014-2015.The Sindh CM on the occasion said tremendous contribution has been made by KPC members, over the years, ...
FESCO issues shutdown program FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown program for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the program issued by the company here on Tuesday, power supply from Wapda City feeder emanating from 132-KV Khurarianwala grid station, Maanpur feeder originating from 220-KV Sammundri Road grid station, Buchiana feeder emanating from 132-KV Jaranwala grid station, Dry Port and Ali Town feeders originating from 132-KV Chiniot Road grid station, Abdullah Pur ...


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