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Fourteen killed as heavy rainfall hits parts of Punjab,KP

LAHORE: At least fourteen people, including a woman, were killed and dozens wounded when heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashed different parts of Punjab on Saturday night. The meteorological department forecast warned that more showers with thunderstorm and gusty winds are expected in some parts of …

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Our performance will wash away opposition’s “baseless” allegations: PM

SAHIWAL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said his government’s performance would wash away all the baseless allegations by the opposition, which was impeding nothing but the country’s progress. “They are not impeding or attempting to foil me. They are attempting to obstruct the country’s …

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PAF fighter jet crashes near Jhang

JHANG -UNS : A fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Jhang on Tuesday; however, the pilot of the plane escaped unhurt. According to PAF spokesman, the pilot escaped unhurt before the aircraft hit the ground in Jhang early this morning. According to …

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Labour day:’Labour rights,imperative for economic growth’

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker National Assembly has said that nation’s economic strength and vigour is determined by the status and standard of living of its labour class and protection of their rights. He said this in his message on May Day being commemorated …

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We shall cleanse our country of Fasaadis: COAS

GUJRANWALA -UNS :Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Gujranwala Garrison, where he was given detailed briefing on operational preparedness, progress on operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and Census. General Bajwa addressed officers of Gujranwala Garrison. While interacting with officers and men, COAS appreciated the …

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LHC orders to remove blasphemous content from social media within four months

LAHORE -UNS – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday has strictly ordered information ministry to remove blasphemous content from social media within four months. Justice Athar Mahmood heard the case during which the petitioner told the court that profane material has not been deleted from …

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Senior politician Mustafa Khar joins PTI

ISLAMABAD -UNS – One of the most prominent names in Pakistani politics, former governor Punjab and PPP stalwart Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. The former governor Punjab decided to join PTI after his meeting with the party chairman. Ghulam Mustafa Khar let …

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LHCBA gives PM 7-day ultimatum to PM Nawaz for resignation

LAHORE -UNS – The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign within a week or be ready to face a nationwide movement of lawyers for his ouster. The move comes days after the Supreme …

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20 killed by Shrine custodian in Sargodha

SARGODHA -UNS – Atleast 20 people including four women were tortured to death on Saturday night by the custodian of a shrine in Sargodha. Police have arrested seven suspects alongwith the 50-year-old shrine custodian Abdul Waheed. Sargodha Deputy Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta says that Abdul …

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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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