Monthly Archives: June 2015

Court issues order for release of Amir Khan

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KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday issued orders for the release of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Amir Khan on bail after his declaration of bail was accepted on Monday, The objections of the security bond for bail clarified that the court issued orders for his release. The court granted bail to Khan against security bond of Rs.1 million. Later, the Court issued his … Continue reading

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ADB to provide $220 mln to help Pakistan build hazard-resilient infrastructure

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ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the assistance of more than $ 220 million to help Pakistan rebuild and improve roads, bridges and other high-priority infrastructure damaged by the devastating 2014 floods. “Pakistan is highly dependent on agriculture and related prone to flooding and other extreme weather events-such as the current wave of intense heat, and these will worsen due to climate change,” … Continue reading

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FC operation in Turbat leaves 13 militants dead

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TURBAT: An operation conducted by the Border Police in Turbat area Mushkay left at least 13 dead militants, including important commanders, According to reports, the operation was performed by FC in Turbat Mushkay area where a shooting took place that left at least 13 dead militants. Among the dead were several major militant commanders and the brother of the Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) boss. A … Continue reading

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KP Govt to construct three small dams in Karak, Nowshera

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PESHAWAR: The provincial government plans to build three small dams in Karak and Nowshera districts in order to generate low-cost electricity to consumers, and provide irrigation water for raising the agriculture and industrial sectors. To support the Federal Government. efforts to address the problem of power shortage in the country, the provincial government announced the construction of the dam in the district of Karak Latambar … Continue reading

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PM, COAS discuss Indian meddling

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ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, today asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the House in the evening and discussed matters of national security. A statement issued after the meeting said that “the security situation in the country’s affairs and professional came under discussion. However, sources said that two high-ups also exchanged views on the interference in the affairs of the India … Continue reading

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Police official killed in Quetta

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Quetta: unknown armed men shot dead a police inspector in the area Jan Muhammad road from the provincial capital on Monday. According to police, a police mobile van was near the Jan Muhammad road when gunmen opened fire on him and fled the scene. As a result, police Inspector Muhammad Naeem died instantly. The body was transferred to a civilian hospital for medical procedures. Police … Continue reading

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ASF arrests three, recovers heroin at Lahore airport

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LAHORE: Airport Security Force (ASF) on Monday arrested three passengers were attempting to smuggle 12 kilos of heroin from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. According to officials of ASF, they detained three passengers were booked for a flight to Dubai. The estimated cost of heroin seized is around RS130 million in the international market, the officials said. ASF, said the culprits were identified as Amir … Continue reading

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K-Electric responsible for load shedding in Karachi’

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ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulation Authority (NEPRA) said Monday that the K-Power is responsible for load shedding in Karachi, NEPRA in its report said the K-electric is not generating electricity according to its generation capacity. K-Electric is also responsible for the deaths in Karachi due to the energy crisis, the report said. The report to be submitted to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was compiled after … Continue reading

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Eid-ul-Fitr likely on July 18: Met office

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LAHORE: Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to be held on July 18 as the Shawwal moon is more likely to be sighted on July 17. According to the meteorological department, Ramazan is likely to be a month of 29 days and Eid this year be held on Saturday July 18.

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Karachi heat death toll hits 1145

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KARACHI: The megacity of Karachi continued to lead Brunts heat wave which killed 15 more affectees in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,145 in nine days, According correspondent Samaa, deaths were reported in different hospitals in Karachi, where doctors said 15 people were being treated in hospitals breathed his last day. Doctors said more than 2,500 patients were treated in Karachi. … Continue reading

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