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  • Raid on profiteers, Rs115000 fine recovered


    Karachi: On the instructions of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, the deputy commissioners of five districts of Karachi and assistance commissioners of all sub-divisions of Karachi raided different markets and fine profiteers. Action was taken ...

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  • Heroin seized, 2 women held


    QUETTA: In a successful raid Police and ATF seized large quantity f heroin and arrested two women. According to details in a secret information police and Anti Terrorist Force squad raided a house of Allah ...

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  • Rheumatic fever and soar throat major causes of paediatric cardiac cases


    KARACHI: The ratio of prevalence of Paediatric Cardiac cases in Pakistan is 8 to 10 per one thousand that varies with birth-rate, eminent cardiologist and Professor Emeritus of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases NICVD Prof. ...

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  • Politics: Tension between PTI’s leaders, workers on rise


    Abbottabad: Workers and office bearers of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf PTI burst upon the provincial president and speaker of Provincial assembly Asad Qaiser in Eid Milan Party held here at the divisional office of PTI here ...

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  • Sanitary conditions in shambles at Abbottabad


    Abbottabad: Sanitary conditions in Abbottabad town are deteriorating, creating problems for citizens. Sanitation staff of Municipal Committee Abbottabad is not taking interest to remove the heap of garbage from different parts of town, resulting in poor ...

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  • LUMS commitment to UNGC


    KARACHI: Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS proud initiative to join the United Nations Global Compact UNGC is deeply backed by its commitment to implement and promote UNGC Principles in latter and spirit within LUMS ...

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  • SALU ranked as 7th best University by HEC


    KHAIRPUR: Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University SALU, Khairpur Prof Dr Parveen Shah, hosted an Iftar party in honour of MNA Dr Syeda Nafisa Shah Jilani on Thursday evening. Deans, chairmen, teachers and officers ...

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  • Kurram Agency closed as death toll of Parachinar blasts reaches 57


    Parachinar: Whole Kurram Agency remained closed on Saturday as death toll of twin suicide bombs in Parachinar blasts reached 57, while more than 150 people injured. At least 40 people were killed and dozens others ...

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  • Rs. 8 billion tax free budget approved for Sialkot district


    Sialkot: The district government of Sialkot on Saturday unanimously approved a tax free budget of Rs. 8 billion for the fiscal year 2013-14. Giving the details of the budget the Sialkot DCO Iftikhar Ali Sahu ...

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  • Istanbul Mayor assures support for uplift projects


    KARACHI: Mayor of Istanbul Dr Kadir Topbash in a meeting with Ambassador of Pakistan in Turkey Muhammad Haroon Shaukat assured full support for initiating further development and investment projects, especially in energy, low cost ...

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  • Call to withdraw oil price hike decision


    KARACHI: Karachi Transport Action Committee President Mohammad Ashraf Banglori, Chaudhry Mazhar Hussain, Tanzeem Khan and Nazir Banglori while strongly condemning the decision to raise prices of petroleum products from 1st August 2013 and demanded its ...

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  • World Hepatitis Day: WHO calls for acting against five hepatitis viruses


    KARACHI: In connection with World Hepatitis Day on 28 July, WHO is urging governments to act against the five hepatitis viruses that can cause severe liver infections and lead to 1.4 million deaths every ...

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  • Intermediate exams


    HYDERABAD: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Hyderabad has informed that the result of Higher Secondary School Certificate Part-I & II Class XI & XII annual examination 2013 Home Economics Group will be announced on ...

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  • 3 echocardiography machines go out of order in CHK


    Karachi: Three Echocardiography machines of Cardiology Department of Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) have been out of order for several weeks, but the hospital administration is not taking urgent step to get them repaired. The heart ...

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  • Rising gas, power prices affecting textile industry


    KARACHI: Textiles is the most important manufacturing sector of Pakistan and has the longest production chain, with inherent potential for value addition at each stage of processing, from cotton to ginning, spinning, fabric, processing, made-ups ...

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