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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Street children footballers to be honoured

RAWALPINDI: Team Kick Off will hold a function on January 25 in honour of the Pakistan football team which has qualified for the 2018 FIFA Street Children World Cup, says a press release. The event — at the Kick Off facility in Jinnah Park here — will be attended by Commander 10 Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza and other senior army officials, with the purpose

January 18, 2018 10:37 AM Bilawal orders inquiry into ‘extrajudicial killing’ of Waziristan man

KARACHI: After social media uproar against the ‘extrajudicial encounter’ of a man by SSP Malir Rao Anwar, Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has ordered an inquiry into the case as more details pointing towards mysterious circumstances emerge. I have asked Sindh Home Minster Sohail Anwar Siyal to conduct an inquiry, tweeted Bilawal. In reply to the tweet 2

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM Countrywide anti-polio drive begins

Islamabad: Three-day nationwide anti-polio campaign kicked-off throughout the country on Monday. National Coordinator Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme Rana Muhammad Safdar said that 38 million children below the age of five years will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign, a radio reported. He said that 19.15 million children will be vaccinated 8

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM KP IGP pays tributes to slain traffic warden

PESHAWAR: The IGP Salahuddin Khan Mahsud on Monday paid rich tributes to fallen traffic warden Sareer Khan who had embraced martyrdom recently while trying to protect women and children from a speeding trailer. The IGP visited the bereaved family in Kheshgi Payan in Nowshera. The slain constable was performing duty in Jehangira town in Nowshera when he saw a speeding 5

January 15, 2018 5:58 PM Our police system is obsolete, needs reforms: Bilawal

KARACHI: Chairperson Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto said that the police system in our country has gone obsolete and it needs to be reformed. Bilawal Bhutto said that awareness and education are very important to fight the menace of child abuse. “We cannot fight child abuse if our children don't know how to protect themselves," he said. "All political 3

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Cop killed in road accident

NOWSHERA: A cop was killed in a road accident on Grand Trunk road near Jehangira Chowk on Saturday. Locals said that a traffic warden identified as Sareer Khan was helping women and children to cross the GT road when a speeding truck (TLA-123) hit him, killing him on the spot. The driver managed to flee. District Police Officer Qasim Ali Khan constituted 3

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Govt asked to facilitate special persons

GHALLANAI: A local organisation working for the rights of the disabled people have asked the government to provide facilities to the physically challenged persons in Mohmand Agency. Talking to The News, Mohmand Khan, head of Parvaz Barai Mazooran, said there were 1,200 disable persons in Mohmand Agency who lacked the basic facilities. He asked the government 3

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Seasonal flu virus present in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: The virus of influenza A H1N1, commonly called as seasonal flu is present in the environment of town as two patients belonging to Rawalpindi have been confirmed positive for the infection here at Holy Family Hospital. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Thursday has revealed that both the two patients confirmed positive for seasonal flu at HFH achieved 3

January 9, 2018 12:00 AM Nine die in van-trailer collision

BUREWALA: Nine passengers, including two women and two children, were killed and 20 others sustained injuries in a van-trailer collision near Adda Lando Masjid on the Chichawatni Road on Monday. A van was going to Chichawatni from Burewala when its axle suddenly broke and it collided with a trailer coming from the opposite direction. As a result, nine passengers 2

January 9, 2018 12:00 AM Apple should address phone addiction!

NEW YORK: Apple Inc shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest 1