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Hyderabad: Two brothers among four killed in road accident

At least four people were killed in a road accident at the National Highway in Khando area of Hala near Hyderabad on Wednesday, Dunya News reported. According to eye-witnesses and police, a speeding car crushed two real brothers, 25-year-old Sadiq Barohi and 11-year-old Asghar Barohi, to death and then overturned due to which four people travelling in it were wounded. …

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Body of Major Ishaq to be sent to Lahore for burial today

The body of Pakistan Army officer Major Ishaq, who embraced martyrdom during an operation in D.I. Khan, will be sent to Lahore today (Thursday) for burial.   Family and friends have started gathering at the house of Major Ishaq in Wapda Town while the lfuneral prayer will be performed at Ayub Stadium. Afterwards, Major Ishaq will be laid to rest …

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Lahore: Two suspects arrested in police search operation

At least two suspects were taken into custody during search operation conducted by police Jewan Hana village in Garden Town area on Wednesday, Dunya News reported. Police checked identity document of the residents during house-to-house search in the area. Police also used biometric device for the identification and arrested two suspects who failed to produce any identity document. The arrested …

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Fire in Karachi’s Timber market engulfs several shops

Huge blaze in Karachi’s Timber market situated in Orangi Town area gutted several shops on Thursday.   The fire erupted late night in a wood factory located on the first floor of a building but spread rapidly to the other nearby shops.   The fire was so intense that it collapsed the first floor of and roof of the building. …

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Turbat massacre: Human traffickers act as facilitators of banned BLA

In a major development, it has been learnt that groups of human traffickers, who clandestinely sends Pakistanis abroad via Iran border, has links with banned terror outfit Balochistan Liberation Army. As per details garnered, agents handover Europe-aspirants to terrorists for ransom near Pak-Afghan border. Those who fail to pay ransom are killed mercilessly. In one year only, as many as …

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UNODC Goodwill Ambassador: Shehzad Roy visits juvenile jail

Determined to help underage prisoners, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Pakistan (UNODC) has named Shehzad Roy as a goodwill ambassador. Visiting the Youth Offenders Industrial School of Karachi’s Central Jail, the popular Pakistani singer, humanitarian and social worker, Shehzad Roy, gave the underage inmates a few moments of happiness by performing for them. Roy was also appointed …

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Sindh to issue identification cards, visas for animals

Sindh government is crafting a unique law which would make it mandatory for animals’ owners to make identification cards for their ruminant animals. The bill has been prepared by Sindh Livestock Department. As per details acquired, a NADRA-like institution named ‘Sindh Livestock Registration Authority’ (SLRA) would be established to issue identification cards, visas, passports and other documents for animals. Likewise, …

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SC admits petitions challenging Election Act 2017 for hearing

The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has on Wednesday admitted the petitions challenging Election Act 2017 for hearing by removing objections raised by the Registrar’s Office. The petitions were filed by Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Member National Assembly (MNA) Jamshed Dasti, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Aam Aadmi Party, Pakistan Justice Democratic Critic Party and Justice Party. …

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Faizabad sit-in: Committee of ulema formed to negotiate with govt, protesting parties

A five-member arbitration committee of ulema has been formed today (Wednesday) to negotiate between the government and Sunni Tehreek and Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah, who are staging sit-in at Faizabad Interchange. Ministry of Religious Affairs’ Pir Hussain-ud-Din led committee will devise proper suggestions to end sit-in. The other members also include Dr Sajid-ur-Rehman, Pir Zia-ud-Din Shah, Moulana Abdul Sattar …

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How can NA ‘qualified’ a person disqualified by SC, asks Mustafa Kamal

Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chief Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday has asked that how can Parliament declare a person who was disqualified by Supreme Court (SC) as qualified. Speaking to the participants at Press Club in Quetta, Mustafa Kamal said yesterday was a black day in the history of democracy and that those who pick right path are never appreciated.  

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