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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary

SIALKOT: Four more civilians, including a woman and her minor son, were martyred and more than a dozen injured on Saturday when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at different sectors in Sialkot along the Working Boundary. The BSF targeted Bajwat, Chaprar, Charwah, Harpal and other sectors from late Thursday

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Faysal Bank sponsors food festival

KARACHI: Faysal Bank is sponsoring the three-day ‘Karachi Eat Festival’, starting from Jan 12, at Benazir Bhutto Park, a statement said on Thursday. Yousaf Hussain, president and CEO Faysal Bank, said Karachi Eat Festival was expanding every year as it provided numerous opportunities to large and small-scale food vendors to gain attention. “The event 7

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM New Balakot city: 1,000 families to get allotment letters next week

MANSEHRA: The Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (Erra) has finalised allotment letters of over 1000 families of red zone Balakot, who would be allotted plots at New Balakot city housing project next week. “Chief Minister Pervez Khattak is due here next week to give away allotment letters of plots at the New Balakot city to 1050 families 3

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Over 2,000 Afghans sent by Iran killed in Syria’

aTEHRAN: More than 2,000 Afghans deployed by Iran have been killed fighting in Syria on the side of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an official in the volunteer force told Iranian media. The Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan "volunteer" recruits has been fighting in Syria for five years, said Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official in the brigade. "This brigade 2

January 6, 2018 12:00 AM Indian man ‘kidnapped’ for marriage

NEW DELHI: Allegations a young engineer was kidnapped and made to marry at gunpoint are being investigated by police in one of India’s poorest states, which has a history of forced marriage of men. Video footage apparently showing Vinod Kumar being forced to go through with a wedding by his bride’s family sparked the probe, police in the eastern state 2

January 1, 2018 12:00 AM Balakot red zone survivors threaten protest

MANSEHRA: The action committee of red zone survivors in Balakot has warned of blocking Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road on January 5, if district administration didn't give them allotment papers of plots at the New Balakot City housing project. "The Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority and district administration have repeatedly changed

December 31, 2017 12:00 AM Two killed in Mansehra road accident

MANSEHRA: Two employees of a Chinese company working on a project being executed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in Kaghan valley were killed when their jeep plunged into a deep ravine near the tourist resort of Shogran Saturday, local sources said. The sources said the jeep carrying staff members of a Chinese company working on 800 megawatt 11

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM Haleeb Foods, Matrix sign deal

KARACHI: Haleeb Foods signed an agreement with Matrix dairy farm to collect fresh farm milk, a statement said on Friday. Matrix is a leading dairy farm in Pakistan that complies with the best dairy farming practices, it added. Speaking on the partnership Memosh Khawaja, CEO of Haleeb Foods, said: “Our priority is to ensure delivery of high quality products 1

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM Office set up to help retired cops

PESHAWAR: The Lakki Marwat Police have set up an office at the Police Lines for retired officials of the force to address their issues. A handout said that a meeting was held the other day. District Police Officer (DPO) Arif Shahbaz Wazir chaired the meeting. A number of retired officials attended it. The DPO said the office was set up for the former 1

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Five-year plan: Planning Commission to focus on rural uplift, gender empowerment

ISLAMABAD: The Planning Commission is working on the 12th five-year plan with the main focus on rural development and gender empowerment, an official said on Thursday. “The examples of rural growth and SMART cities existed in China, Laos, the Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia, said Sartaj Aziz, deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, while addressing 1