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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Woman killed for ‘honour’

MINGORA: A woman was allegedly killed for honour in the Matta tehsil of the Swat district, police said on Tuesday. They said one Hayatullah with the assistance of his father Bakhtzada and mother Rehmania allegedly strangulated his wife to death in Arambagh in Matta. The police arrested Hayatullah and Bakhtzada and started an investigation. Also, two persons 37

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 18 injured in Tirah accident

BARA: Eighteen persons, including women and children, were injured when a passenger van plunged into a ditch in Mastak area in lower Tirah valley of Khyber tribal district on Tuesday. The sources said a passenger van was on its way from Maidan to Bara when it fell into the ravine apparently due to the failure of brakes. As a result, 18 people including 36

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Need to bring development in lives of people stressed

ISLAMABAD: In a startling disclosure about prevalence of dialysis requirement among 85 percent outdoor patients visiting one hospital in Punjab's district of Bahawalpur out of total 1.38 million, Ministry of Planning Parliamentary Secretary Kanwal Shauzab said that the reprioritisation of development programme would be done to achieve social sector goals 13

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 7.2-kanal of overseas Pakistani encroached in Jhang

JHANG: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab chapter’s commissioner has directed the Jhang district collector/deputy commissioner to take immediate action against the revenue and municipality officials over their alleged involvement in encroaching the urban land of an overseas Pakistani. Ali Aftab Sial, an overseas Pakistani and a USA citizen 15

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 2 dacoits killed in ‘encounter’

FAISALABAD: Two dacoits were killed during an ‘encounter’ with police near Thikriwala on Monday. Allah Ditta Ranjha and an unidentified dacoit were looting people on Faisalabad-Jhang Road when Thikriwala police rushed to the spot and tried to arrest the dacoits. On seeing the police, the dacoits allegedly opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result 14

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Buzdar’s adviser for early payment to sugarcane growers

JHANG: Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Faisal Hayat has said that early payment to sugarcane growers will be ensured. He said this during his visits to sugar mills of the district here on Monday. Faisal Hayat said that deduction in weight of sugarcane would not be allowed at any cost. He said that the district administration 14

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Haripur district nazim removed through no-trust vote

HARIPUR: District Nazim Adil Islam was removed through a no-confidence vote by members of Haripur District Council here on Monday. Majority of the members of the district council, including PTIf and PML-N members, had formally submitted no-trust resolution against Adil Islam a few days ago. After mandatory debate on the motion on Friday, the convener 13

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Many injured in Indian firing on mourners in IHK

ISLAMABAD: In Held Kashmir, dozens of people including women were injured after Indian troops Sunday opened fire at mourners gathered for funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Zeenat-ul-Islam at Sugan in Shopian district. According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops laid barricades on roads to prevent people from participating in the funeral. However 16

January 13, 2019 12:23 PM Afridi responds to Ali Zaidi criticizing Bilawal on Thar hospital

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said that his charity was building a hospital in impoverished Thar district of Sindh. The all-rounder made the remarks in response to a tweet by Federal Shipping Minister Ali Zaidi who tagged PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with a photo showing dismal state of a hospital in Thar. “An image from a hospital 13

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Indian army major, soldier killed in IHK blasts

SRINAGAR: Two Indian army soldiers, including a major, were killed and two other injured in two explosions in Rajouri district of Jammu in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). An army vehicle was moving on a road stretch in Lam Pukharni area of Nowshera sector in the district when an explosion took place. Three army personnel including a Havaldar sustained injuries 15