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WHEN terrorists attacked the Shah Noorani shrine in November last year, 50 ambulances had to be dispatched from Karachi to rescue the injured.
The media wing of Pakistan's armed forces recently confirmed that at least 20 Baloch insurgents, including a Farrari commander, have surrendered to Pakistan Rangers Punjab. Neither the commander nor the ... And it is not only militants and self-exiled ...
To enhance technical expertise and capacity building of health professionals, a training programme regarding Emergency Health Services and disaster Management is being conducted for the Punjab Health Professionals in the city of Izmir, Turkey from ...
At least five persons, including two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, were injured in a targeted hand grenade attack in the Cinema Chowk area of Turbat town in Balochistan on March 12, 2017. FC sources said that two unidentified ... While the province ...
Islamabad (AP) - A passenger train collided with an oil tanker truck in eastern Punjab before dawn Tuesday, killing the driver and his assistant and injuring 10 others, officials said.
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated e-Rozgar scheme in Arfa Karim Tower in Lahore's Model Town area. While addressing Pakistan's 1st National Freelancing Convention, the chief minister asked to students to focus on ...
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif presided over a meeting to discuss progress on the improvement of the provincial healthcare system and the provision of better medical facilities to the people here on Tuesday. During the meeting, the chief minister ...
Lahore: With a view to enhancing technical expertise and capacity building of health personnel of Punjab, a training programme regarding Emergency Health Services and disaster Management is being conducted for second batch in the city of Izmir, ...
They now work at a brick kiln in the nearby town of Larkana. But Assadullah has taken a risk, and ... Three years ago he stopped growing rice on the farm in Bakrani, a village a few miles from Larkana, in southern Pakistan's Sindh province. The crop ...
On March 2, the federal cabinet approved recommendations of the five-member Committee on FATA Reforms to merge the tribal belt with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The endeavor is vital for Pakistan, and the region. The tribal areas, which joined ...
farmers till arid pastureland and policymakers fret over empty reservoirs, dry rivers and thirsty cities. And that only scratches the surface - literally - of the world's water problem.
The media wing of Pakistan's armed forces recently confirmed that at least 20 Baloch insurgents, including a Farrari commander, have surrendered to Pakistan Rangers Punjab. Neither the commander nor the ... And it is not only militants and self-exiled ...
The first news came from Islamabad where the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved a grant of Rs12 million to facilitate the wind-up process of Pakistan textile City Limited, which was inaugurated with much fanfare in 2011 at Port Qasim ...
These include law enforcement officials of the other provinces, the capital Territory police, Pakistan Rangers, traffic wardens, Punjab Rescue 1122, District Management Group, Pakistan Railways, private security agencies and bank securities. The elite ...
Around 62 percent of Pakistan's urban and 84 percent of its rural population does not treat their water before consumption, and as a result millions of cases of diarrheal diseases are registered in hospitals.
Punjab Minister for Specialized healthcare and Medical education Khawaja Salman Rafique will visit Turkey next week along with a 5-member delegation to attend the opening ceremony of the Expo Medical Eurasia Fair.
Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that it is the right of common man to have quality medical facilities at hospitals and that is why the Punjab government is investing billions of rupees to improve the health care system of the province ...
Soon, the media-addicted public started asking for divisions of all the provinces. Two provincial assemblies and the national assembly adopted resolutions in favour of four new provinces. Pakistan, which was an economic role model for countries like ...
Many people from the city have been more than receptive of the new uniform. One of the pet appreciations have been that the dark, charcoal coloured shirts the police currently sports were not suitable to the province's weather and was a hindrance in ...
The chief minister said that Pakistan's first Hepatitis Filter Clinic had started providing medical facilities to patients and said that more such clinics would also be set up in other cities of the province. He directed authorities concerned to give ...
Islamabad: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has constituted six working groups on mid-term development framework along with the western route of the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) for Mianwali, Attock and Chakwal districts.
55.6 per cent of this population was found in Punjab, 23 per cent in Sindh, 13.4 per cent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 4.9 per cent in Balochistan, 2.4 per cent in Fata and the remainder in Islamabad.
Lahore: Like other parts of the world, Pakistan observed Earth Hour on Saturday from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, dimming or turning off the lights in bid to call attention towards climate change and the measures needed globally to fight global warming.
In January of 2011, Mumtaz Qadri killed the very person he was paid to protect. Qadri served in the squad of personal bodyguards for Salmaan Taseer, a liberal Pakistani politician and governor of Punjab Province who advocated for liberalizing the ...
"Pakistan belongs to us all and we all have to play our part to make the country strong and prosperous as well as to stand united against all external challenges," said the chief minister while addressing the delegation of students and teachers of ...
He said tragedy of East Pakistan is also a painful episode in our history from which we need learn lesson and mend our ways.
The land of five rivers, population-wise the largest, and once known as the granary of east, the Punjab is the lifeline of Pakistan. Punjab is the second largest and most populous province of Pakistan. It contains several major cities of the country ...
BATHINDA: On the occasion of their 86th martyrdom day, tributes were paid to Bhagat Singh, Raujguru and Sukhdev in Pakistan on Thursday. Followers of Bhagat Singh went to his village Chak Bangay (Chak 105) in Faisalabad district to remember the ...
The partition of British India was ruthless, it divided villages, towns and families but gave birth to a new country - the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Since its formation ... It is the gate into Pakistan. The city of Lahore is just a half an hour's ...
Constant migration to Sindh from other provinces has created ethnic imbalance, whereby according to the 1998 census 61pc of the population reported Sindhi as their mother tongue, 21pc Urdu, 7pc Punjabi, 4pc Pashto, 2pc Balochi and 5pc other languages ...
Lahore: A sudden move by the federal government to spare the services of Islamabad Inspector General of police Tariq Masood Yasin for posting in Punjab a few weeks before the retirement of incumbent IGP Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has surprised senior police ...
US Seismological Centre measured the earthquake at 4.2 Richter scale at a depth of 180 kilometre. The earthquake's epicenter was Afghanistan-Tajikistan ...
The first resolve: Head of the All India Muslim League (AIML), Muhammad Ali Jinnah, speaking to party members in Lahore on March 23, 1940.
Minister of State and BISP Chairperson Marvi Memon has said today is a special day that reminds us of Iqbal's vision, the historic struggle and firm resolve of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that led to the creation of Pakistan. ... Speaking on the ...
The first resolve: Head of the All India Muslim League (AIML), Muhammad Ali Jinnah, speaking to party members in Lahore on March 23, 1940.
The core region of Gandhara was located around today's city of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest. In terms of art, though, "Gandhara" encompasses a far larger area.
Different parties hold different suspicions regarding the census exercise - Sindh is suspicious of the federal government while Karachi and other urban areas are sceptical of the provincial government. Talking about the suspicions, former Karachi ...
Habib Miyan's family members along with some locals laid siege to the court complex when they realised that he was being taken to Karnataka.
The day will dawn with a 21-gun salute by the Pakistan Army in the provincial capital to commemorate the historic milestone of the Lahore Resolution, which was passed by All India Muslim League on March 23, 1940, at the Minto Park, now Greater Iqbal ...
Surprisingly, this comes after the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), tasked to carry out the population survey, is being hailed for counting for the first time transgender and disabled people in the country.
Some Pakistani media outlets claim a wanted al-Qaeda linked militant is among the dead - Anadolu Agency.
It is a part of the erstwhile state, which was divided between India and Pakistan, and is directly ruled from Islamabad, although it doesn't enjoy the constitutional status similar to, for example, the Punjab Province, which has representatives in the ...
PUNJAB government after implementing its landmark programmes for metro bus projects for people of Lahore, which is benefitting hundreds of thousands of people daily, has gone a step further to expand scope of the service so that this decent travel ...
This correspondent collected data on the alleged abused boys and found that most of them had left education. One of the boys is a vendor in a central Punjab city. Earlier, he would run his family's convenience store in the village after school. Another ...
A person was arrested for residing illegally during the census activities in the city. The Census Complaint Cell set up at the Chief ... 16 districts in Punjab Province, eight in Sindh, 14 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15 in Balochistan, and five each in Azad ...
The terrorists targeted all the provinces and major cities that include Peshawar, Quetta, Lahore, Karachi, Sehwan Sharif etc.
inShare. Lahore - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif laid the foundation stone of Pakistan Kidney & Liver Transplant Institute & Research Center's main building on Sunday.
Pakistan government suspects Pakhtuns of being involved in terrorist attacks especially in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Lahore and Sehwan Sharif.
If the process on the Indian side continued then the underground water situation in Pakistan's Punjab would further worsen that would adversely affect the main crop producing province of the country, he added. The leather sector needs a large number of ...
Since the launch of Raddul Fasaad (RuF) operation, the security forces have arrested around 76 suspected terrorists while 11 suspected terrorists have been killed across Punjab, Pakistan Today has learnt reliably. ... "We have identified around 36 ...


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