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Monday, September 23, 2019
  • JKCHR urges AJK govt to support KKRF
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    Islamabad :Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) Saturday asked Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Government, Kashmiri diaspora to join hands for full financial support to Kashmir Khalistan Referendum (KKRF) in case against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi two others, says a press release.President London based Jammu Kashmir Council... Read more »
  • Shelter homes for poor women demanded
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    Islamabad :Representatives of civil society Wednesday demanded the quarters concerned to establish women shelter homes for the poor homeless segment.They said that a large number of these women were living in miserable conditions being victim of domestic violence.Asma said that she had to move from her native town for the... Read more »
  • NDRMF inks 4 accords with Punjab
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    Islamabad : National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) signed four Grant Implementation Agreements with the Government of Punjab, for extending grant financing up to Rs881.626 million for their four projects related to flood protection titled (i) Rehabilitation of Old Deg Nullah from Deg Diversion Channel to Q.B Link Canal, (ii)... Read more »
  • Escalating extremism threat to global peace
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    Islamabad :The consistent growth of far-right extremism across the globe is a visible sign of approaching danger, and the subsequent developments, such as the recent Hindutva-empowered actions taken by India in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir, pose a serious threat for global peace.These thoughts were unanimously voiced during the annual... Read more »
  • Action against lane violators still a far cry
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    Islamabad : The lane intrusion by two wheelers on the major arteries of federal capital is speaking volumes of Islamabad Traffic Police’s (ITP) inaction against the troublemakers.Despite measures to smoothen traffic system in the capital, the situation continued to worsen over the period, especially the rash and careless driving by... Read more »
  • Obituary
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    Rawalpindi: The granddaughter of Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed died at Holy Family Hospital (HFH) after remaining hospitalised for medical treatment over a week.The deceased was niece of MNA, Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Narcotics Control Sheikh Rashid Shafique and was the daughter of Sheikh Shakir Shafique.... Read more »
  • Colourful multi-party gathering marks China?s 70th Anniversary
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    Islamabad :Pakistan-China Institute (PCI) celebrated its 10th anniversary along with 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China with a colourful ceremony at a local hotel, says a press release. This was the first of several events planned in the coming week in the Capital marking China’s National Day.Chinese Ambassador Yao... Read more »
  • Paramedics meet ministers
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    Islamabad: A delegation of the All Pakistan Paramedical Staff Federation met the Federal Minister for National Health Services, Dr. Zafar Mirza and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Khan separately.The delegation comprises central office bearers of the Federation thanked the Government particularly the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar,... Read more »
  • Sabzi Mandi, Aabpara vendors flouting polythene bags ban
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    Islamabad: The vendors of federal capital’s Sabzi Mandi (Fruit and Vegetable Market I-11) and Aabpara Market are using polythene bags despite ban imposed by the federal government.Talking to this agency, vendors in Sabzi Mandi said the government before banning bags, had to provide us alternative solution. Another fruit vendor... Read more »
  • 8,623 criminals held
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    Islamabad :The Islamabad police have arrested 8623 outlaws during on-going year (January 1 to September 16, 2019) and recovered looted valuables worth more than Rs668.56 million from them, a police spokesman said.Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqaruddin Syed directed all police officials to accelerate efforts against anti-social elements and... Read more »