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Irregularities in University of Swat

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD : The National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training directed the HEC to conduct inquiry in the alleged irregularities in acquiring the land and awarding the contract of the Swat University project and submit report within 15 days …

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109 FIRs registered against power Steelers in Sindh

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The NA Standing Committee was briefed by the Ministry of standing on Water and Power and informed that the duration of load management was linked with the losses of the feeders. Where there are high losses the during of load shedding is …

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Haqqani’s role in visa issuance stands confirmed: ISPR DG

RAWALPINDI -UNS –  The role of Husain Haqqani in visa issuance had been confirmed. He reacted to the former US ambassador’s article in ‘The Washington Post’. DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor shared a tweet saying, “Views of Hussain Haqqani’s publication in a mainstream US …

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Pakistan army better prepared for conventional war: COAS

RAWALPINDI -UNS: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa believes experience of war against terrorism has made Pakistan Army battle hardened which makes its soldiers better prepared for a conventional war. The army chief made these remarks on a visit to Bahawalpur Garrison …

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Senate approves military courts to continue for another two years

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: The military court bill ‘the Constitutional (Twenty Eighth Amendment) Act 2017’ passed by Senate on Tuesday. The bill providing that military courts would continue to functioning in the country for another two years. The bill moved to the House by Law …

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2 killed, 7 injured as Shalimar Express collides with oil tanker

SHEIKHUPURA -UNS – Shalimar Express collided with an oil tanker at a railway crossing near Hiran Minar in Sheikhupura on Monday night, killing at least two people and injuring seven others. The train was on its way to Karachi from Lahore. Eye-witnesses said that the …

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Chinese nationals become victims of visa extension fraud in Karachi

KARACHI -UNS – In a case pertaining to fraud in extension of Chinese citizens’ visas, it has been revealed that Director Passports in Karachi Khalid Memon and the Federal Ministry of Interior’s assistant Majid have collected bribes worth millions of rupees within few years. This …

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Misuse of govt resources :KP CM’s helicopter disrupts under-13 cricket trials in Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD -UNS– Owing to the landing of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak’s helicopter at Abbottabad cricket ground, the city administration decided to halt the under-13 cricket trials. Boys aged between 10 and 12 came from distant areas of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, such as Chitral, Upper …

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High increase in vegetable prices across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : An overall increase in the prices of vegetables was seen across the country. The prices of tomatoes has reached Rs. 130 per kilogram after an increase of Rs. 30 whereas the per kilo cost of green chilies went up to Rs. 120 …

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Population census in 63 districts to conclude on Monday

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The population and household count in the first block of the phase one under the 6th population and housing census in sixty-three districts across the country would conclude on Monday. The homeless people in the first block will be counted on Tuesday. …

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