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Lahore: Blinds take to road for job quota

Lahore: Blinds take to road for job quota

LAHORE: Visually impaired persons took to road in Lahore to remind Punjab government of its promise of granting job quota. A group of blinds, led by their representatives, tried to march towards Punjab Assembly this afternoon; however, they were pushed ...

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MQM’s Rizvi urges govt to stop target killing

MQM’s Rizvi urges govt to stop target killing

KARACHI: Condemning regular incidents of target killing in the city, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader Haider Abas Rizvi urged government for immediate action against the killers. Speaking during a press conference here on Monday, he said that killing of ...

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Zardari courts PTI, MQM support for Senate polls

Zardari courts PTI, MQM support for Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: Co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari, is active nowadays in contacting politicians for alliance between opposition parties ahead of March 5 Senate elections. Zardari has contacted the leadership of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jamiat ...

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Saudi King invites PM to visit Kingdom

Saudi King invites PM to visit Kingdom

ISLAMABAD: The newly crowned King of Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a special invitation to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the Kingdom, said a statement from the PM Office. The Saudi King has invited ...

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CPDI Demand Government to spend more on IT

CPDI Demand Government to spend more on IT

CPDI Demand Government to spend more on information technology for greater transparency of government functionaries. Information Commissioner takes a bold step to replace ineffective FIR registration mechanism of Punjab Police stations In a seminar on Right to Information held on ...

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Police resolve Abeera murder case, arrest suspects

Police resolve Abeera murder case, arrest suspects

LAHORE: Police said that the main suspect in the Abeera murder case, Uzma Rao aka Tooba, had confessed to poisoning the aspiring model to death. Speaking to media perons, SSP Investigations Rana Saleem said that Farooqur Rehman and Zeeshan were ...

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Senate polls: PPP, MQM finalize seat adjustment formula

Senate polls: PPP, MQM finalize seat adjustment formula

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Saturday finalized a seat adjustment formula for upcoming Senate elections. The agreement was reached in a meeting held at Governor House under which both the PPP and MQM would withdraw ...

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MPs call for transparency in electoral system

MPs call for transparency in electoral system

ISLAMABAD: Slamming reports of horse-trading in the upcoming Senates’ election, parliamentarians today called for concrete steps to ensure transparency of electoral system in the country. Speaking to media persons after a Prime Minister-led meeting of parliamentary parties, former premier Raja ...

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PIA suspends Bangladesh flight operation till March 10

PIA suspends Bangladesh flight operation till March 10

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday suspended its flight operation to Dhaka till March 10 in protest against Bangladesh’s misconduct. A couple of days ago, media reports said, Bangladesh intelligence officials raided house of the national flag carrier’s country ...

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Gilgit jailbreak: Two inmates flee, one killed

GILGIT: At least four inmates of Gilgit’s District Jail overnight tried to escape free by breaking the main gate of the premises. Two of them managed to flee; one was killed and the other was arrested in wounded state. Taking ...

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