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Enthusiasm on peak as nation celebrates Independence Day

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The nation celebrates Independence Day today (Sunday) with a renewed pledge to safeguard the motherland against any threat and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by its founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The celebrations of Independence Day officially …

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Child abuse scandal surfaces in Sargodha

By Babar Naveed SARGODHA: Another child abuse scandal has emerged, this time at a private school in Sargodha, where some teachers allegedly assaulted students during “special classes” organised over summer holidays. According to sources, police arrested four teachers allegedly involved in the scandal following a …

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PTI submits resolution against Japanese cartoon in Punjab Assembly

By Aroosa Shaukat In a rather startling move, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Wednesday submitted a first of its kind resolution in the Punjab Assembly calling for a ban on famous Japanese anime series Doraemon. PTI legislator Malik Taimoor Masood urged Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) …

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Medical Report Declares Samia Shahid Was Murdered

JHELUM: The forensic report of deceased British-Pakistani woman Samia Shahid confirmed that she had been murdered and her death had not been caused due to natural causes. The forensic report of Samia Shahid was received on Wednesday in which it was confirmed that she had …

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Samia’s former husband has ‘criminal record’

GUJRAT -UNS : As police investigation into the alleged murder of Samia Shahid, a British national of Pakistani origin, continues in Jhelum, more details about the past of slain woman’s family have surfaced. Some people of Pandoori (the native village of Samia Shahid in Mangla …

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LHC CJ hands over charity cheque to Edhi Foundation

LAHORE : Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday handed over the cheque of Rs10,020,000 to Saad Edhi collected by Punjab judges. According to details, Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah extended a formal letter urging to collect money for Edhi Foundation after which, Punjab …

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DHA land scam: Elysium company’s CEO holds Kamran Kiyani responsible

LAHORE : Elysium Holdings Pakistan’s CEO has held Kamran Kiyani, brother of former Chief of Army Staff Pervez Kiyani, responsible for violation of laws in DHA land scam case, reported Saturday. Waseem Aslam Butt, Chief Executive Officer of the company recorded his statement in the …

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Multidimensional survey: Lahore’s poverty index declines to 4.3%

By Irfan Ghauri ISLAMABAD: After Islamabad, Lahore has the least number of income-poor households in the country. The first ever Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for the country categorises as poor only 4.3 percent of the city’s households. The number of its income-poor households has come …

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Qandeel’s brother confesses killing her in the name of ‘honour’

LAHORE -UNS : The brother of slain social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was arrested by police in Dera Ghazi Khan late Saturday night and confessed to killing her in the name of ‘honour’. Qandeel, who was also a model and an actress, was strangled to …

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PM meets federal ministers, directs Rashid to take Khurshid Shah into confidence

LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Monday met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and directed him to take Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah into confidence over government-proposed Terms of References (TORs) regarding Panama Leaks issue. After his arrival in Raiwand, Lahore from London, PM met Dar, …

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