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125 arrested for violating amplifier act LAHORE: The police, under National Action Programme, arrested 125 people and registered 503 cases against those involved in misusing loudspeaker and wall chalking during a crackdown.The police also recovered over 131 loudspeaker amplifiers, pamphlets and CDs.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Shahbaz expresses grief over road accident in Karak LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in a traffic accident in Karak. He offered sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed to Almighty Allah to grant them courage and strength to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
PUC to observe Condemn Day on Friday LAHORE: The Pakistan Ulema Council will observe Friday (January 23 ) as Condemn Day across the country against publication of blasphemous caricatures in western countries.Talking to the media here on Thursday, PUC central chairman Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said peaceful demonstrations would also be organised in different cities and resolutions against blasphemy would be approved in mosques associated with Wafaqul Masajid Pakistan across the country.He said publication of blasphemous caricatures in France and other western ...
Walled City: LHC stays construction of 136 illegal buildings LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Thursday stayed construction of 136 illegal commercial and residential building inside walled city till February 17.The court also directed the city administration to ensure its orders.Mr. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah passed the orders while hearing petitions filed by Asif Ali Mirza, Abdul Razzaq and Judicial Activism Panel, a public interest litigation firm, against illegal constructions in the walled city.Earlier, the petitioner's counsel arguing before the court submitted that the ...
64 gastro cases hospitalized MULTAN: Some 64 patients of gastro were hospitalized in the city on Thursday.Exactly 22 gastro cases were brought to the Nishtar Medical Institute while 35 patients were reported to the Children Complex, said an official source.Five patients of gastro were admitted to the Civil Hospital while two patients landed in Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, he added.Meanwhile, 27 patients were discharged and No Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) case was reported today, the source informed. Copyright ...
Dacoit arrested for killing person, injuring two policemen ISLAMABAD: Sabzi Mandi police Islamabad have arrested a dacoit allegedly involved in killing a person and injuring two policemen by firing, a police spokesman said on Thursday.According to details, SP Industrial Area Liaqat Hayat Niazi assigned the task to SHO Sabzi Mandi police station Insepctor Asjad Mehmud to arrest the culprit involved in killing a person and injuring two policemen Sajid and Farooq from Eagle Squad at IJ Principal Road during checking few months ago. ...
SC bench refers law books publishing, printing case to CJP for formation of special bench ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja on Thursday referred the publishing and printing of law books case to the Chief Justice of Pakistan for the formation of Special Bench and adjourned hearing of the case till January 28. The three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Faez Isa Qazi resumed hearing of the case. The bench observed that the rules should be ...


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