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Five dead in Garhi Dewan gun battle

ELDERS JOIN BRAWL BETWEEN CHILDREN  From Our Correspondent LARKANA: Five people lost their lives, including two children yesterday, as a result of bullet injuries sustained during a heavy exchange of fire between two groups over the petty issue of children’s fight in Garhi Dewan village near Larkana on May 25. …

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LHC reserves verdict in Sharif sugar mills’ relocation case

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) yesterday reserved verdict in a case pertaining to relocation of sugar mills owned by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family. Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan, counsel for petitioners argued before the bench that despite the court’s stay order, Sharif family shifted its three sugar mills from one district …

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Police, PKI members clash outside red zone

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ISLAMABAD: Federal territory police yesterday fired water cannon and resorted to baton charge to disperse Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) members at Islamabad’s D-Chowk as they attempted to enter red zone. Police also fire tear-gas shells to disperse the protesters demanding subsidies on fertilisers and electricity bills. Protests of any nature …

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PTI workers barge into Peshawar grid station

LOAD SHEDDING WOES  PESHAWAR: Tired of the constant load shedding, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers barged into a grid station yesterday. The workers, under the leadership of PTI MPA Fazal Elahi, entered the station and opened the closed feeders on their own, which led to restoration of electricity in 23 areas. …

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Nation to celebrate Youm-e-Takbeer tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Youm-e-Takbeer will be observed across the country with national zeal and fervor tomorrow (Sunday) to commemorate historic nuclear test at Chaghi in 1998 making the country world nuclear power and the 1st in the Muslim World under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Youm-e-Takbeer, which literally means …

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ANP’s Arbab Amir joins PTI

PESHAWAR Awami National Party (ANP) leader Arbab Amir has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf yesterday. During the Peshawar visit, Imran Khan arrived at Noor Alam Khan’s residence, who recently left PPP. “Noor Alam Khan’s inclusion in PTI is a positive sign,” PTI Chief said during exclusive talk. While his stay at Noor …

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Two killed, five injured in truck, car collision

Darya Khan: At least two persons have been killed, while five others  sustained injuries in collision between truck and a car near MM Road area of Darya Khan. A car coming from Becharan area tried to overtake a truck near MM Road area of Darya Khan and hit a truck …

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Agriculture sector gets Rs 1614.26m in PSDP

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From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The government has allocated Rs 1614.266 million for 15 on-going and 10 new schemes of Ministry of National Food Security and Research under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), for the financial year 2017-18. According the PSDP 2017-18, an amount of Rs 1277.819 million has been …

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