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Govt making sincere efforts to end energy crisis: Hamid SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said the incumbent government is making sincere efforts to end energy crisis and provide all basic amenities of life to the people. Talking to different delegations which called on him at Pasrur city on Sunday, he said the PML-N government was fulfilling all its promises gradually. MPA Ch. Munawar Gill, Assistant Commissioner Pasrur Touqeer Ilyas Cheema and PML-N leaders including Khawaja Saeed Butt were also present on the occasion. Later, talking to the newsmen, Zahid Hamid said that 155 villages of his constituency (NA 114, Pasrur, Sialkot-V) have been provided gas supply. He disclosed the Punjab government had released a special grant of Rs 155 million for the uplift of Pasrur, under a comprehensive plan for the development and beautification of Pasrur. The Minister said that Rs 80 million were being spent for tough tiles on various main inter-city roads ...

CM takes notice of kidnapping newborn MUZAFFARGARH: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif Sunday took notice of kidnapping of newborn from district headquarters hospital and issued order for recovery of the newborn in 72 hours.During the inauguration of the Tayyip Erdogan modern hospital and Turk colony, local politicians informed about the kidnapping of newborn from DHQ hospital.The Chief Minister directed the DPO Muzaffargarh, Rai Zameer to ensure recovery of the newborn within 72 hours.The Chief Minister also censured administrator TMA Sikandar Zulqurnain ...
CM takes aerial view of Muzaffargarh areas MUZAFFARGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Sunday took aerial view of areas affected by erosion in the district.The Chief Minister also announced Rs 440 million for making of spurs to save people's properties from erosion, during inaugural ceremony of Turk colony and Tayyip Erdogan modern hospital.The chief minister informed people that steps were being taken to stop the erosion. He stated that he had instructed irrigation department to present report to him about the steps.Shahbaz ...
CM lauds efforts of China in developing Pakistan LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought help from friendly countries to overcome energy crisis and develop infrastructure, transport and education sectors.He was talking to representatives of media in Bao on the second day of his visit to China on Thursday.The chief minister said historic agreements of mutual cooperation had been inked with China not only at Pakistan but at Punjab level as well. He especially referred to the efforts for exploration of iron ...
Senate body dismays over delay in small provinces projects ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Communications on Thursday dismayed over the non completion of small provinces projects in stipulated time and urged the National Highway Authority (NHA) to complete the Quetta airport road.The committee meeting held under the Chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Daud Khan Achakzai here with members including Senator Zahid Khan, Nisar Muhammad, Kamil Ali Agha and Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari.The committee members raised objection on the NHA working in selected areas as ...
All options being explored to achieve lasting peace: Hamza  RAWALPINDI: Member National Assembly (MNA), Hamza Shahbaz Sharif Thursday said the federal government was making unrelenting efforts and exploring all workable options to achieve lasting peace in the country amicably. Presently, he said, the government's negotiating team was holding dialogue with around 50 to 60 groups of Taliban for peace and tranquility in the country. "There is need of giving some time to the ongoing dialogue process for achieving the required results," he said while ...
SC releases 42-page detailed judgment in Musharraf review  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday released 42-page detailed judgment in General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf's review petition. The judgment was authored by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and 12-page additional note of Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja was also part of the judgment. The review was heard by a 14-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and review was dismissed vide short order dated January 30, 2014.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...


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