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Corruption by Railway Minister: NAB finds documents

LAHORE -UNS – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has reportedly found documents establishing Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother provincial minister Khawaja Salman Rafique’s link to the Paragon City in Lahore. A transfer deed of over 50 kanals bearing names of Khawaja brothers …

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Judges don’t need additional security: CJP

LAHORE -UNS: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has rejected the Punjab government’s offer to tighten the security of judges. “Judges don’t need additional security,” said the CJP. The Punjab government had made the offer to increase the security of all judges, including …

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Saaf Pani project: Despite Rs4bn being already spent not a single drop of clean water has been made available to people

By Rana Bilal LAHORE :: Despite Rs4 billion being spent on the Punjab government’s Saaf Pani project, not a single drop of clean water has been made available to the citizens, Punjab Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed informed the Supreme Court on Sunday. A two-member bench …

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Imran’s politics conspiracy against people: Shehbaz

KAMALIA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that Imran Khan’s dharna politics was not just a conspiracy against PML-N, in fact it was a conspiracy against the people. While addressing the PML-N rally in Kamalia tehsil of Toba Tek …

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Bilawal vows to make southern Punjab separate province

MULTAN -UNS – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday announced to make southern area of Punjab a new province while asserting that PPP did not carry out uplift projects in one city. The junior Bhutto inaugurated membership camp in Multan’s Kotla …

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Private schools mafia: Can’t force parents to buy books, uniforms from particular vendors: LHC

LAHORE: Private schools cannot force parents to buy text books or uniforms from a particular vendor, according to a ruling by the LHC. The registering authority tasked to oversee implementation of the order will ensure parents are not forced to buy books and uniforms from …

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No provision for judicial martial law in Constitution: CJP

LAHORE -UNS : Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday put to rest all the speculations of judicial martial law in the country saying there’s no provision of such measures in the Constitution. The CJP was addressing a ceremony in connection with Pakistan …

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Countrywide rallies to pay homage to Khaksar martyrs of 19 March, 1940

KARACHI -UNS : Khaksar Tehrik will pay homage and 21 gun salute to the martyrs of Lahore massacre of 19th March, 1940; those, who laid their lives for the struggle of independence of Muslims of sub-continent. “Khaksar Shuhda Conferences” and different rallies will be taken …

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Cheema suspended as thermal power plant CEO for three months

LAHORE -UNS – Government of Punjab has suspended former Director General (DG) of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Cheema for a period of three months on Friday weeks after he was nabbed in Ashiana Housing Scheme corruption probe. Ahad Cheema’s suspension from government service has …

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Asad Ashraf wins Senate by-poll in Punjab

LAHORE-UNS – The independent candidate supported by ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Dr Asad Ashraf won the Senate by-poll over the Punjab seat that was vacated after dismissal of Nehal Hashmi. Ashraf took 298 votes in Punjab Assembly and easily defeated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) …

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