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President summons Senate, NA sessions ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of Prime Minister, has summoned sessions of the Senate and National Assembly.On a summary initiated by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, the President has summoned the Senate on Friday (Feb.27) at 10:00 a.m. in the Parliament building.Similarly, on another summary initiated by Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, the President has approved the Prime Minister's advice for summoning the session of National Assembly on Wednesday (April 4) at 4:00 p.m. in the Parliament House. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

68 gastro cases reported MULTAN: A total of sixty-eight patients of gastroenteritis commonly known as gastro were hospitalized in the city on Monday. 54 patients reported at Children Complex, while five gastro cases were brought to Nishtar Medical Institute, said an official source. Five patients of gastro were admitted at Civil Hospital and four at Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, he added. Meanwhile, 19 patients were discharged and no Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) case was reported today, the source ...
Altaf appeals people to convert their vehicles to petrol KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), chief Altaf Hussain expressing deep sorrow and grief on number of deaths in a road mishap on Karachi-Hyderabad super highway has appealed to people to convert their vehicles from CNG to petrol or diesel.In a statement on Monday, Altaf said that the incidents of road accidents and loss of precious human lives were being regularly reported due to explosion of CNG cylinder.He appealed to the masses to remove the CNG ...
Commissioner reviews progress of cleanliness drive at schools KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui reviewed the progress of ongoing cleanliness campaign at schools and colleges.The meeting presided over by the Commissioner here on Monday, also decided that the Commissioner's Youth Team will actively participate in the ongoing "Clean, green and peaceful Karachi" campaign.The meeting was told that a safety programme is under way at educational institutions.The Youth Team briefed the Commissioner about their meeting with Director General Schools Mansoob Siddiqui and said they ...
ANF recovers 3.4 kg heroin, 13.2 kg charas ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 3.4 kg heroin, 13.2 kg charas and 320 grams ice (methamphetamine), arresting nine drug smugglers including a foreigner.ANF teams conducted seven operations in various cities Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi, said a press release.The recovered drugs approximately worth of Rs. 36.8 million in the international market. Most of the recovered drugs were destined for abroad.According to details, ANF Rawalpindi Airport team detained a suspected passenger namely Rora Khan, ...
Bhagwan Das's death condoled SUKKUR: Members National Assembly (MNAs) Dr. Nafeesa Shah Jillani and Dr. Mahreen Bhutto have condoled the death of former chief Justice (Retd) Rana Bagwan Das. In their condolence messages to the members of bereaved family, the MNAs paid rich tribute to the services of Rana Bagwan Das for the country. They said that his services will be remembered for a long time to come. They expressed their heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise ...
48 suspects arrested during search operation ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested 48 suspects during search operation in various areas of the city, a police spokesman said. IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan directed all SDPOs and SHOs to enhance patrolling as well as checking in various areas of the city and conduct search operation at slum areas, Afghan habitats, under construction buildings, workshops, bus stands and inns. Following his directions, Sub-Divisional police officer performing in Islamabad headed this search operation in the ...


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