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SWABI (NNI): Armed men shot dead one person while two labourers were electrocuted and three others scorched due to electric shock here on Wednesday. Police said that accused Mir Baz and Babar hailing from Maneeri Payan area of Topi, district Swabi gunned down Sherzada, 54, while he was present in cattle market...

LAKKI MARWAT (DNA)-: Another polio case surfaced here on Wednesday after which tally has mounted to 20.  According to health authorities one-year-old girl hailing from Sulemankhel area of district Lakki Marwat was found affected with polio virus.  With recent case total number of polio cases detected across the province since January 01, 2014 has reached to 20.  Health...

PESHAWAR (INP): A Levies man was killed on Wednesday when a polio team was attacked in Damadola area of Bajaur Agency. According to political sources, polio workers were administering drops to children in Bajaur’s Damadola area when unknown assailants opened fire on them. Subsequently, one Levies man — who was assigned to provide security to the polio team —...

LAHORE(PR): Pakistan’s leading biscuit manufacturing company, English Biscuit Manufacturers (Pvt.) Limited (EBM), will focus this year on supporting and empowering  youth from across Pakistan at the School of Leadership’s (SOL) annual Young Leaders Conference. The YLC 2014 is scheduled to start next week and will run over 5 days.  EBM has been a supporter of several...

260 stranded Pakistanis brought back from Libya LAHORE (PR): Another special flight arrived from Tripoli at Lahore, Wednesday morning, with 260 Pakistanis on board. This is the 7th special flight since August 13, 2014 operated by the Government of Pakistan for evacuating thousands of stranded Pakistanis in Libya. This brings the total number of Pakistanis airlifted back...

Pillion riding banned in Karachi due to security reasons KARACHI (DNA): The Sindh Home Department Wednesday slapped a 10-day ban on pillion riding in Karachi in the wake of increasing sectarian violence. The ban comes hours after Maulana Masood Baig, son-in-law of noted religious cleric Mufti Naeem, was killed apparently in a sectarian attack. Reports said that four armed...

CHINNIOT (NNI): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif during his visit to flood-affected areas of Tehsil Laliyan and Phalia announced Rs 100 million aid for each area. The Chief Minister visited Daro, Pathan Kot, Thatha Mian Lala, Thatha Umar and other adjoining areas to review relief activities. On the occasion, CM Shahbaz said evacuation of people is first priority. 90%...

LAHORE (INP): A local court on Wednesday summoned prosecution witnesses in the murder case of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was killed in an assault by other inmates in a high-security jail here last year. The case proceedings resumed after a considerable delay of several months owing to the transfer of the judge. Additional District and Sessions (Lahore) Judge Shahzeb...

KARACHI (INP): Two ships namely D.L Dahlia and Ever Mighty from Australia Carrying 55,000 MTN of Coal (each) arrived at Pakistan Steel Jetty, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim, Karachi on 5-6 September 2014. With the arrival of latest ships the total quantity of raw materials stock has increased to 1,58,000 MTN “Coal” and 52,000 MTN of Iron Ore (Lump/Fine). Pakistan Steel Management...

QUETTA: The Balochistan Election Tribunal has disqualified MNA Maulvi Agha Muhammad in a fake degree case on Tuesday morning. Maulvi Agha Muhammad was elected as an MNA from NA-261 Pishin-Ziarat on a ticket of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) during the May 2013 general elections. Runner-up candidate Muhammad Essa Roshan of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) had...

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