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December 10, 2018 12:00 AM 139 more Indians granted Pak visasto visit temple

ISLAMABAD: Another group of Indian pilgrims, comprising 139 people, has been issued visas by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi to visit Shree Katas Raj Dham temple, in Chakwal district, from December 9-15, 2018. The Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines (1974) governs reciprocal visits by Indian and Pakistani pilgrims to designated

December 8, 2018 5:44 AM Seven dead and 18 wounded after road accidents in Punjab

SHEIKHUPURA/SAHIWAL: Road accidents led to the deaths of at least seven while leaving 18 injured on Friday night in Punjab’s Sheikhpura and Sahiwal areas. Reports revealed that a collision between a rickshaw and an oil tanker on Sheikhpura’s Sargodha Road led to the deaths of four people while critically injuring one. It was further revealed that the rickshaw 2

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Five shot dead in Buner

DAGGAR: Five persons, including three members of a family, were shot dead over an old enmity in Naway Killay in the limits of Gagra Police Station on Friday, official sources said. The sources said that one Kanfarosh, his son Ijaz, cousin Khaliq Shah, Tariq and Mohammad Jan were on the way home after attending a funeral prayer in Banda Killay when gunmen

December 5, 2018 1:25 PM Visas issued to 220 Indian pilgrims to participate in Hindu temple celebrations in Sukkur

More than 220 Indian pilgrims are expected to visit Sukkur to attend religious celebrations, the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi announced on Wednesday. According to a statement by the high commission, visas were issued to the Indian pilgrims who wished to attend the 310th birthday celebrations at Shiv Avtari Satguru Sant Shadaram Sahib, scheduled

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM SSP remanded in NAB custody

LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday granted to National Accountability Bureau 10-day physical remand of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rai Ijaz, an accused of embezzling Rs 700 million. NAB officials produced the accused before the court and sought his physical remand to carry out investigation in the case. The NAB informed the court that the accused 1

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Polio campaign: ‘18 UCs in Peshawar found sensitive’

PESHAWAR: District Nazim Muhammad Asim Khan has said that 18 union councils in the district have been declared sensitive in connection with polio. He said that a special plan had been devised for the purpose. He said councillors, ulema and anti-pollution team would convince the parents to vaccinate their children. Deputy Commissioner briefed the district 1

December 4, 2018 1:59 AM China hails opening of Kartarpur corridor

BEIJING: China while welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims by Pakistan said on Monday that China was pleased to see the interactions between Pakistan and India. “We are glad to see very good interactions between Pakistan and India," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during his regular briefing while responding 3

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Regular operation of Nawabshah filtration plant directed

NAWABSHAH: The Chairman Water Commission, Justice (retd) Ameer Hani Muslim,visited the city's water filtration plant and water treatment plant and expressed his displeasure for supplying contaminated water to the citizens. He said it has been reported that the contractor of the filtration program Pak OASIS does not run the plant on a regular basis and only operates 1

December 2, 2018 11:38 AM Couple in Sargodha taken into custody over suspicion of killing daughter on 'faith healer's suggestion'

Sargodha police took into custody a husband and his second wife on Sunday after they allegedly slit the man's one-and-a-half-year-old daughter's throat on the "suggestion of a faith healer". Deputy Superintendent Police Usman said a faith healer had allegedly suggested to the man and his wife that their daughter was possessed, and if they wished to improve 4

December 2, 2018 11:03 AM Kaptaan's govt won't last long, says Zardari

Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday that it seems to him that Imran Khan's government won't last long. Speaking at Pakistan People's Party rally in Nawaz Abad area of Sadiqabad district, he said they (PTI) can neither run the government nor the economy. He said since the world has developed and the truth no longer can be hidden 3