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  • LAHORE: Activists of ‘Youth Forum For Kashmir’ chant slogans during a protest against the violation of human rights by Indian forces in the held Kashmir on the occasion of International Day of Human Rights outside Lahore Press Club here yesterday.

  • KARACHI: A protest rally of Difa-e-Pakistan Council passing from New M A Jinnah Road yesterday against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Punjab govt ‘responsible’ for smog: LHC


From Our Correspondent Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) has declared government “responsible’ for the smog. The Court also ordered implementation of smog emergency action plan strictly. According to media reports, Chief Justice Lahore Justice Mansoor Ali shah while giving interim judgment remarked, “Punjab government is responsible for smog for not …

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Infant dies of malnutrition in Mithi

PUSHES MONTHLY DEATH TOLL TO 24  MITHI: A child died at Civil Hospital Mithi yesterday, pushing the death toll of children from malnutrition this month, in Sindh’s desert district of Tharparkar to 24. Sources at the hospital said that the infants died due to malnutrition during the treatment. With death …

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Muneeb urges Faizabad protesters to remain calm

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman yesterday has urged the government to send an authorized official for negotiation with the religious parties that are protesting in Faizabad. Addressing a press conference, Mufti Muneeb said that the issue should be resolved without harming any human being. Pakistan can’t …

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‘Universal Children’s Day’ to be celebrated tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Universal Children’s Day will be celebrated across the globe including Pakistan tomorrow with a call for ensuring the rights of children. Public and private organizations will arrange seminars, conferences, rallies and walks to highlight the plight of those children who are deprived of basic amenities of life. On …

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Khadim-e-Punjab approves ‘Saaf Dehat’ programme

From Our Correspondent LAHORE – A meeting under Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday decided to launch “Khadim-e-Punjab Saaf Dehat Programme .” The meeting also reviewed different matters of local government development package. The chief minister told the participant in the meeting about the importance of cleanliness. A handout cited …

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Peace in Afghanistan pivotal for stability in Pak: Aizaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Chaudhry has reiterated Islamabad’s support to the international efforts for restoration of peace in Afghanistan. Delivering a talk on “Security and Stability in South Asia” at Georgetown University Washington, he said peace in Afghanistan is vital for peace in Pakistan. The Ambassador …

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Rawalpindi students spend time with Pak army

RAWALPINDI: A group of 400 students and faculty members from various Universities, Schools and Colleges of Rawalpindi spent a day with Pakistan Army. The programme was specifically organized by Rawalpindi Corps to enlighten students about functioning of Pakistan Army, its organization and defence capability. The visitors laid wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada …

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Cold weather forecasted all over country

Islamabad: Mainly cold and dry weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, rain and thunderstorm with light snowfall over the hills is expected at a few places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions, Islamabad upper FATA, Kashmir …

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Man throws 2 daughters in stream

GUJRANWALA: A father yesterday evening allegedly threw two minor daughters in a stream in Gujranwala. This prompted a rescue operation after which one of the bodies was fished out of the stream yesterday, while search for another one is still ongoing despite passage of over twenty-four hours. –Agencies

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