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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.

4-day Polio campaign in five districts of Larkana Division

From Our Correspondent LARKANA: The 4-day National Polio Day Campaign for polio eradication, being observed to make Pakistan a polio free country, was started from Wednesday throughout Larkana, Kamber-Shahdadkot, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Kandhkot-Kashmore districts of Larkana division, up to November 26, 2016 (Saturday). The teams visiting door-to-door, remote and far-flung …

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Punjab Food Authority seals eateries, imposes fine

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Director General Punjab Food Authority Noor-ul-Amin Mengal and Punjab Food Authority teams while taking action against those selling substandard and poor quality foods imposed fines on hotels and restaurants including Fast Food Chain and sealed others. According to the details, DG Food Authority accompanied by Minister …

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‘Education key priority to protect country’s future’

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Minister Ahsan said education was one of the key priority areas of the government to lead the country towards sustainable development and better future. “Students are one of the most important segments of society and our future,” he said …

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Chinese language centre to be set up at GCWU

FAISALABAD: A Chinese language centre will be established in Government College for Women University (GCWU) Faisalabad with the collaboration of Lanzhou University China. In this connection, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has also been inked between GCWU and Lanzhou University yesterday. Vice Chancellor GCWU Prof Dr Naureen Aziz and Vice …

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Three officials nabbed over corruption charges

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Anti-Corruption Establishment Sindh has detained three officials on allegation of corruption. A statement said here that a raid was conducted on the office of Department of Board of Revenue and a Section Officer identified as Yar Muhammad Bozdar was detained. He was shifted to the …

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Checking wrong activities in colleges, schools


CADD MINISTER INFORMS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed yesterday that monitoring teams have been formed to check any wrong activity in schools and colleges in Islamabad. Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Tariq Fazal Chaudhary responded to notice moved by …

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Hamid Khan succumbed to media pressure: Imran


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan has expressed in his recent media talk that Hamid Khan succumbed to media pressure in Panamagate case and that is why, he refused to represent PTI in the matter. Imran Khan further revealed that he fails to understand from where the …

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International moot on Mohen-jo-Daro planned in Feb 2017


From Our Correspondent LARKANA: A three-day International Conference on World Heritage site of Mohen-jo-Daro will be held from February 09 to 11, 2017. Scholars from more than 22 countries are expected to participate in it. Dry core drilling work will again start at the venue. Shortage of staff at the …

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Collective efforts stressed to contain spread of polio


From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: Programme Specialist of Unicef, Dr Mohammad Rafiq, has said that Pakistan is still on the top of the list of polio endemic countries and there is a need for collective efforts and political commitment to halt spread of poliovirus in the society. Addressing inaugural ceremony of …

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