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3 hrs ago | Asia News Network
As the furious Chenab River extended its rampage to south Punjab on Sunday, more rain over the badly bruised north-eastern parts of the province claimed another seven lives. The seven people belonging to two families were killed in Hafizabad's Abdullahpur village as the soaked roofs of their houses could not endure the burden of the wall of an adjacent rice mill collapsed during a severe rainstorm.
7 hrs ago | Daily Times
LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial Association has said it will expedite efforts for the withdrawal of all anti-business taxes like the way it has done in the previous years. This was stated by the Alliance leaders while addressing the business gatherings at Hall Road, Chamberlane Road, Rexine Market on Sunday.
11 hrs ago | Daily Times
LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday visited flood-hit villages in Sheikhupura, Narowal and Muridke. He took part in relief operation through helicopter for helping the flood affectees of southern Punjab.
17 hrs ago | Express India
Severe flooding overturned a boat carrying a marriage party in Pakistan's Punjab province today leaving at least 18 dead, including the bridegroom, even as swelling waters continued to wreak havoc in the country affecting over two million people. The boat drowned in central Pakistani city of Multan near the Sher Shah Bridge when it capsized owing to high pressure of floods water.
For news details visit : http://nation.com.pk/editors-picks/14-Sep-2014/punjabi-taliban-s-announcement-to-help-improve-punjab-security For news details Read on : Punjabi Taliban's announcement to help improve Punjab security LAHORE- The announcement of outlawed TTP Punjab chief Asmat Ullah Muawiya that they are going to quit militant activities inside Pakistan can result in separation of some of his comrades who still want to continue militancy against the state. However, this will surely help improve the security picture, especially in Punjab.
The Institute for Policy Reforms released a fact sheet on the longest and persistence dharnas in Islamabad. According to the fact sheet, the dharnas will eventually come to an end.
LAHORE Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that discipline does not mean to follow an illegal order of seniors. Addressing a group of newly-employed sub-inspectors in the Pakistan Railways police here on Saturday, he said that the new appointments were made entirely on merit so it would be right to expect from them to follow law and denial to any illegal order, adding that it was the right of the nation and the department to expect so.
Sept. 7: An anti-government protester reads a newspaper as he sits outside makeshift tents, set up in front of the Parliament House during the Revolution March in Islamabad. Pakistani police arrested anti-government protesters in what activists said was an effort to crack down on weekslong sit-ins in the capital, while the government said police only apprehended suspects in a recent attack on state-run TV.
Pakistani police arrested anti-government protesters in what activists said was an effort to crack down on weekslong sit-ins in the capital, while the government said police only apprehended suspects in a recent attack on state-run TV. The party of famed cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, who is leading one of two major protests demanding the government's resignation, said a large number of party activists were detained in overnight raids beginning late Friday in Islamabad and elsewhere.
They have also demanded that what regard and place in society Islam holds for those minorities should also be ensured for them in a state which, according to the constitution, is an Islamic state besides calling for promoting the culture of commonalities between different religions for bringing about a just and peaceful society instead of fanning differences. They expressed these views at a consultation arranged by the South Asia Partnership Pakistan under the banner of REAT Network at a local hotel on Friday.
LAHORE Psychiatrist Dr GH Saqib Kalyani has said that mental health is crucial to the overall well-being, functioning and resilience of individuals, societies and countries recovering from emergencies. The noted psychiatrist observed this at a day-long seminar on the 'hidden enemy' organised by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry here LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar also spoke on the occasion and marked the importance of physical and mental health.
LAHORE: Malik Anwar Ali Noon, veteran politician and former member of the National Assembly passed away in Lahore on Friday. His Qul will be held tomorrow in Village Alipur Noon, Tehsil Bhera, District Sargodha at 3pm.
LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif continued his aerial visits to flood-hit areas in Multan, Jhang and Muzaffargarh Districts on the ninth consecutive day on Friday to personal review flood situation, pre-emptive and protective measures taken by the administration besides ongoing relief activities. Talking to the press, the chief minister said that an attempt was being made to sabotage the efforts of Pakistan Army as well as of the government to cope with the recent floods through "false" propaganda on the basis of report of a judicial commission that was set up after the 2010 floods.
LAHORE The Lahore High Court on Friday asked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf , the Pakistan Awami Tehreek , the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid and the Awami Muslim League to submit written responses during the hearing of a petition against sit-ins in Islamabad. The petition was filed by a citizen Mohammad Kamran, saying that leaders of the PTI and the PAT had violated the court's orders by continuing their sit-ins and hence should be tried for contempt of court.
LAHORE Pakistan Telecommunication Authority in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking unearthed yet another illegal gateway exchange in Lahore. In a fresh move, a successful operation against the grey operator was carried out along with Federal Investigation Agency team in Gulshan-e-Ravi, Lahore.
Taking exception to the losses after heavy floods across Punjab and other parts of Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir, Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq Inaugurating the relief camp of Al-Khimat Foundation, the Jamaat chief said that a sum of Rs 10.3 million had been provided by the people of Lahore for flood-hit people. He said that the current floods wreaked havoc on Pakistan as India released excessive water in Pakistani rivers.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:15 pm
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