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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Nationwide anti-polio drive tees off today

Islamabad: The first nationwide door-to-door anti-polio campaign of the 2018-19 low transmission season begins today (Monday) in all districts except Sheikhupura and Orakzai, where it will tee off a day later. The campaign has been synchronized with Afghanistan to ensure effective vaccination of mobile children. The campaign will target 38.6 million

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM ILM Trust, UMT elects new President, Chairman

Lahore: A meeting of the Board of Trustees of ILM Trust was held at UMT that unanimously announced the appointment of Ibrahim Hasan Murad as the executive president of ILM Trust and UMT Board of Governors, besides appointing Dr Ahmad Omar as the chairman and Farooq Salman as the vice chairman of the trust. The meeting was convened in the wake of sudden

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM 29 killed in Iran military parade attack

TEHRAN: Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault. The attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz came as the country marked the anniversary of the start of its 1980-1988 war with Saddam 1

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM NUML students donate blood for thalassaemia patients

Islamabad: A large number of students, faculty and staff members here on Tuesday gathered to the blood donation camp at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) to donate blood for thalassaemia patients of Pakistan Thalassaemia Centre. The donation camp was arranged by the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal and donation drive drew a huge response from the students 3

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab Highway Patrol arrest 19 POs

LAHORE: Punjab Highway Patrol claimed to have arrested 83 criminals, including 19 proclaimed offenders (POs). PHP teams also seized 419 litre liquor, 7,856 gram charas, 32 pistols, 08 rifles and 701 bullets from the possession of the arrested persons. Meanwhile, PHP also extended help to 3,029 motorists, besides reuniting 16 children named M Fahad, M Anwar

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM India unleashing water aggression on Pakistan: Hashwani

ISLAMABAD: Hashoo Group Chairman and renowned businessmen Sadruddin Hashwani said the future wars will be fought over water, and Pakistan was also facing water aggression. “India has targeted Pakistan for water aggression with constructing big and small dams on rivers flowing towards Pakistan while we have made controversial our water reservoirs projects 2

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Bishigram camping pods attract tourists

PESHAWAR: In the hot summers when people in most parts of the country sweat, finding oneself amid forested mountains and freshwater springs is a feeling that becomes nostalgia afterwards. Bishigram Union Council in Swat district has the same environment: the high altitude, forested mountains and freshwater springs. As one travels from Madyan bazaar towards 2

September 14, 2018 12:00 AM Decision to halt Pak military aid not taken lightly: US NSA

WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser (NSA) John Bolton has said that the Trump administration’s decision to suspend military assistance to Pakistan was not taken lightly. In an apparent address to a local think tank, the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Bolton had said that the decision was taken before he joined the administration 1

September 13, 2018 12:00 AM NH&MP to help set up blood donation camps

LAHORE: National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sundas Foundation here on Wednesday to facilitate the foundation in organising blood donation camps and promotion of its services for safe blood collection on volunteer basis throughout Pakistan. The memorandum was signed by Central Zone DIG Ahmad Arslan 3

September 12, 2018 4:30 PM Misbah postpones children hospital launch over Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Misbah ul Haq announced that he was suspending the launch of a children hospital’s project due to the sad demise of former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. Begum Kusloom Nawaz, the wife of former premier Nawaz Sharif, died in a London hospital yesterday after protracted illness. She was 68. In a Twitter statement on Wednesday 2