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April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Over Rs59b proposed for Water Division in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: The government has proposed allocation of Rs 59.009 billion for Water Resource Division for upcoming budget 2018-19 including Rs 18 billion for construction of much awaited Diamer Basha Dam, The News has learnt. The government has created unique head, first time in recent history, and proposed allocation of Rs11.588 billion for priority projects

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab crowned champions with 139 medals

KARACHI: Punjab annexed the 4th Inter-Provincial Games crown with a whopping 139 medals while Sindh finished third as the eight-unit three-day spectacle concluded at Qayyum Sports Complex, Peshawar, with a gripping ceremony on Tuesday. Punjab grabbed the KP Governor Champions Trophy by securing 3,235 points as they won 65 gold, 44 silver and 30 bronze 3

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan must develop indoor facilities for futsal: Enzo

KARACHI: Former Australian futsal player Enzo Oagostiuo on Monday said if Pakistan wanted to progress in the game it would have to establish indoor infrastructure for the game throughout the country. “What we see here is football. It’s not futsal as for that you need indoor facilities,” Enzo told ‘The News’ here after the end of a friendly futsal outing 13

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Govt releases Rs456.2 billion for development projects

ISLAMABAD: The government has released over Rs456 billion under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2017-18 for various ongoing and new schemes against the total allocations of Rs1,001 billion. The released funds include Rs110.24 billion for federal ministries and Rs33.141 billion for special areas, according to the latest data released by Ministry 10

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM GB seeks PFA’s help in setting up food authority

LAHORE: The government of Gilgit-Baltistan sought help of Punjab Food Authority (PFA) in setting up a food authority following the footsteps of the PFA. A delegation of the GB administration called on PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal to seek assistance in administrative and legal matters here Tuesday. On the occasion, PFA scientific penal members 4

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Games: POA inspection body’s visit to Quetta delayed

KARACHI: The visit of a committee of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) to Quetta for inspecting venues being prepared for the 33rd National Games has been delayed, ‘The News’ reliably learnt on Tuesday. The POA had announced last month after its sports commission meeting in Lahore that the venue inspection committee would visit Quetta in the second 5

February 2, 2018 12:00 AM Cold, dry weather forecast for most areas

LAHORE: Dry weather with partly cloudy conditions was observed in the provincial capital on Thursday while Met Office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said a shallow westerly trough was affecting the northern areas of the country. They predicted that mainly cold and dry weather was expected in most parts of the country 6

February 1, 2018 12:00 AM 4,608 persons reported missing so far

LAHORE: The ratio of missing persons has increased during the last six month of 2017 an on average three persons are being added to the list of missing persons on daily basis, reveals data of Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, available with The News. According to data, 549 cases of missing persons were received by the commission during 6

January 30, 2018 12:00 AM Cloudy weather to continue

LAHORE: Fog continued to engulf the city in early and late hours here Monday while Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said a westerly wave is affecting upper/western parts of the country and may persist until Wednesday. They predicted that cloudy weather may persist in upper parts of the country, including 14

January 28, 2018 12:00 AM Special Olympic National Games start

LAHORE: Director Sports Muhammad Anees Sheikh inaugurated Special Olympics National Games 2018 at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall on Saturday. The contingents of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Islamabad presented impressive march past in the grand opening ceremony. The participating special athletes also sang their 7