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BOLAN (INP): Railway track was blown up near railway crossing in Bala Narri area of Mach on Thursday morning. According to levies sources, some unidentified miscreants planted explosive material under railway track which went off with big bang, damaging a portion of  the track. The schedule of train services...

FAISALABAD (INP): All the 13 applicants for the vacant seats of the executive committee of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) for the year 2014-16 have been declared elected uncontested. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, senior member Election Commission of FCCI Shahid Ahmed Sheikh said that after the withdrawal stage, there were only six/six...

LAHORE (INP): Several persons were injured as students of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT) Punjab University (PU) clashed with the administration over dispute of installation of entry stall at the varsity. The scuffle took place on Thursday when PU administration tried to remove the stands of IJT installed in front of Faisal Auditorium. The injured students and officials were...

LAHORE, (NNI): The Punjab Government Thursday approved development schemes of different development Sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 847.660 million. These schemes were approved in the 12th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman, Muhammad Irfan Elahi, says P&D...

KARACHI (NNI): Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Tahir Mahmood has said that procedural improvements are being made to ease the regulatory compliance regime for registered entities. The SECP is working towards improving the business climate in Pakistan by reducing bottlenecks in the appointment of foreign directors in local companies and simplifying...

KARACHI (INP): Rangers personnel on Thursday arrested five suspects, including a member of a banned militant outfit, during an operation in different parts of Karachi. Speaking to a private TV channel, Pakistan Rangers Sindh spokesman Major Sibtain said that the operation was conducted in the areas of Sharafi Goth, Zaman Town and Karnal Basti. A member of a banned militant...

Rafiullah Mandokhail   ZHOB: Regional Director Provincial Ombudsman Altaf Jaffar has said that the Ombudsman is an institution in the administrative setup to curb and combat mal-administration, mitigate masses grievances and provide them free, timely and speedy justice. Jaffar, who was speaking at a consultative seminar on the role and services of Provincial Ombudsman...

LAHORE, 11 SEP (DNA) – The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over reports that, despite an informal moratorium on executions, a murder convict is scheduled to be hanged in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, on September 18. HRCP has called upon the government to stay the hanging and announce a formal moratorium on executions In a statement...

‘Individual contributions, team work can bring about an industrial revolution’ RISALPUR (INP): Convocation Ceremony of 77 Engineering Course was held at Pakistan Air Force Academy, Risalpur on Thursday. Lieutenant General (Retd) Muhammad Asghar, Rector National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), was the chief guest at the occasion. The chief guest awarded...

BAHAWALPUR (NNI): A man was killed when roof of an under construction house collapsed here on Thursday. Rescue sources said that the incident took place in Mohallah Ganj Sharif of Bahawalpur where roof of an under construction house suddenly came down when the labourers were busy in construction work. As a result, one person was trapped under the debris and died before...

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