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PM expresses concern over Larkana incident ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday expressed his deep anguish and concern over the incident in Larkana where Hindu property and temple were damaged by some miscreants.He said that provision of security to all minorities was the responsibility of the government.The Prime Minister directed all the provincial governments to take comprehensive measures to protect the life and property of Hindus and other minorities and to ensure that the situation was immediately under control and no such law and order situation could be created in future.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Pak Army distributes 7,000 tons of ration in drought hit areas HYDERABAD: The Pakistan Army has so far dropped seven thousand tons of ration (food) through Helicopters for drought hit people in far flung and inaccessible areas of Tharparkar district.The ISPR spokesman informed APP on Sunday that operation of dropping rations bags containing flour, rice, pulses, cooking oil and other essential goods is in full swing in the drought hit area, which are inaccessible due to having no communication facility.On Sunday, he informed that Army personnel ...
ZAB's death anniversary to be observed on April 4: Qaim LARKANA: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that 35th death anniversary of former Prime Minister and Founder Chairman Quid-e-Awam Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto will be observed on April 04, 2014 in a highly respectable manner. This he said while talking with media at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto after offering fateha on the graves of Martyrs of Bhutto Family, on Saturday. The Chief Minister said that lacs of people from all over the ...
CM sets deadline for arrest of assassins of Sikh Hakeem PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has taken strong cognizance of assassination of Sikh Hakeem Peram Jeet Singh along with his employee and expressed deep concern that assassins are still at large and not arrested or identified. The CM while setting a deadline of three days for the arrest of assassins directed to submit a detailed report of this deplorable incident to him. The CM on contacting the Police Chief regretted that despite his ...
Sindh CM visits Bhutto family graveyard LARKANA: Sindh Chief Minister and President Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah visited the ausoleum of the martyrs of Bhutto's family in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, here on Saturday. He visited the graves of former prime minister and slain chairperson of PPP Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, foremer prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Begum Nusrat Bhutto, Amir Begum, Shahnawaz and Murtaza Bhutto and offered fateha and laid floral wreaths. Syed Qaim Ali Shah was ...
PML-N leadership committed to resolve national issues: Tanveer ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain has said the leadership of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) was fully committed to resolve all national issues including terrorism.Talking to Pakistan Television, he said all national political parties and institutions are on same page to eliminate terrorism from the country.The minister lauded the Prime Minister's gesture to meet the Chairman of Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan at his residence in Bani Gala here ...
Senator Michael to visit Thar on advise of PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister has advised Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Senator Kamran Michael to go to Thar affected area and Distribute food and medicine and oversee the remedial activities there.Federal Minister has given his pay of this month in the fund collected by Ministry of Ports and Shipping, at the advice of federal minister.Moreover federal minister has directed Karachi port trust to give one day salary of each employee to this fund and 4.2 ...


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