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September 26, 2018 12:00 AM Dist administration to decide land dispute in Torghar

MANSEHRA: The district administration would decide the ownership of disputed land between Akazi and Gujjar tribes in Torghar district, the district nazim said on Tuesday. Over three dozen houses were torched by the two tribes last week over the ownership dispute. "We had convened a jirga of both tribes to settle the old land dispute but the elders of Gujjar

September 26, 2018 12:00 AM Levies Subedar laid to rest in Khar

KHAR: The Levies Subedar Sarfaraz, who had embraced martyrdom a day earlier, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Shahgo village on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioners of Khar, Arif Khan Yousafzai and Nawagai Anwarul Haq, political and local dignitaries attended his funeral prayers. Deputy Commissioner Mehmood Khan and other district administration

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Misuse of earthquake funds: Judicial commission seeks details of spending from AGP

MANSEHRA: The Judicial Commission, which was constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe and fix responsibilities in alleged embezzlement of funds meant for rehabilitation and reconstruction in the wake of 2005 earthquake, has sought details of $5 billion spending from Auditor General of Pakistan. The commission, headed by Mohammad Zeb Khan, the principal 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Captain among seven soldiers martyred in NW clash

MIRANSHAH: As many as seven soldiers, including an army captain, were martyred while three others sustained injuries in a clash with militants in Sarodana village of Dattakhel tehsil in North Waziristan tribal district on Saturday. According to security officials, the clash took place during a search operation near the border with Afghanistan. They said the security 1

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM 10 bureaucrats living in luxurious govt residences in Multan, Vehari, Khanewal

MULTAN: In ‘Naya’ Pakistan, 10 bureaucrats are living in luxurious government residences, measuring over 167.1 Kanals with covered area of 225,740 square feet, in Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari, confirmed the official statistics. The Punjab Revenue Department has calculated the market value of residences in billions of rupees, which are occupied 4

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Five FC men injured in NWA blast

MIRANSHAH: Five personnel of the Frontier Constabulary (FC) sustained injuries in a remote controlled device blast in tehsil Spinwam in North Waziristan tribal district on Thursday, official sources said. They said a vehicle of the security forces was on way to its headquarters when attacked with a remote controlled device in Spinwam area near the Pak-Afghan 3

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Karak district nazim, deputy lock horns over budget

KARAK: District Nazim Dr Umar Daraz failed to present the annual budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 in the district council due to differences between him and Naib Nazim Major (r) Sajjad Barakwal. The funds of the last two annual budgets are still pending with the provincial government which has affected the working of the departments. When contacted 7

September 19, 2018 12:44 PM Former Myanmar columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi

A former columnist for Myanmar's state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said on Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. Ngar Min Swe was sentenced for sedition on Tuesday, Yangon's Western District Court spokesman Htay Aung told AFP. "He was convicted 3

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM ‘No hike in flour price’

Rawalpindi: District Food Controller (DFC) Ejaz Ahmed Siyal has refuted any hike in prices of ‘atta’ (wheat flour) on part of the government saying there was no justification on part of the traders to increase the prices at their own. Talking to ‘The News’, he said a 20-kilogram bag ‘atta’ was selling at Rs750 to Rs760 in the open market shops. “40-kilogram 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Indian army man among three accused in Haryana student’s gang rape

CHANDIGARH: One of the three accused in the alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old woman is an army man posted in Rajasthan and a police team has been sent to arrest him, Haryana DGP BS Sandhu said. The police also released the pictures of the suspects named Munish, Nishu and Pankaj — the Indian army personnel. The trio allegedly abducted the woman from a bus stop and raped 1