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Rain leaves 125 Lesco feeders dead

Rain Leaves 125 Lesco Feeders Dead

Rain Leaves 125 Lesco Feeders Dead Over 125 electricity feeders within the limit of Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) remained dead at different intervals due to the second rain of monsoon on Tuesday, leaving almost the whole city without electricity at different times. Out of these 125 feeders 70 were …

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Two-stroke rickshaw making banned, PA told

Two-stroke Rickshaw Making Banned, PA Told

Two-stroke Rickshaw Making Banned, PA Told THE government has banned the manufacturing of two-stroke rickshaws and the existing ones will be phased out from the province, the Punjab Assembly (PA) was told on Tuesday. The PA session started with a delay of over one hour with Speaker Rana Mohammed Iqbal …

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PPP Lahore To Set Up 25 Additional Flood-relief Camps

PPP Working For Women Rights: Taseer

PPP Working For Women Rights: Taseer PUNJAB Governor Salman Taseer has said the Pakistan Peoples Party is a liberal party which always raised voice for rights and empowerment of women. In a meeting with the delegation of the Aurat Foundation at Governor’s House on Tuesday, Salman Taseer said democracy and …

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Dunya News tortures case: CM Punjab takes notice

CM Reviews Water Disposal Arrangements

CM Reviews Water Disposal Arrangements Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif paid a surprise visit to different areas of the provincial metropolis during the torrential rain on Tuesday, to review water disposal arrangements. The areas he visited included the Davis Road, Empress Road, Railway Station, Do Moria Pul, Ik Morya …

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PMKM flays Afghan transit deal

PMKM Flays Afghan Transit Deal

PMKM Flays Afghan Transit Deal THE Pakistan Muthahida Kissan Mahaz (PMKM), rejecting the Pak-Afghan transit deal, alleged that Pakistani rulers had accepted this agreement under international pressure by ignoring the economic and national security interests. This was stated by PMKM Chief Ayub Khan Mayo while addressing a press conference at …

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Poets, Writers To Raise Funds For Flood Affectees

Flood-like Situation In Rivers

Flood-like Situation In Rivers Inflow in all rivers has increased significantly amid widespread rains in upper parts of the country, causing a flood-like situation. According to Flood Forecasting Division of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the inflow of water in Indus River at Tarbela Dam swelled to 343,000 cusecs on Tuesday …

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US Offers $2bn Security Aid To Pakistan: Hillary

Demo Against Hillary’s Visit

Demo Against Hillary’s Visit THE Punjab University (PU) chapter Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) staging a demonstration on Monday protested over arrival of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Pakistan and demanded release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. The demo was organised at the Canal Bridge near PU New Campus. The …

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Two Men Found Dead

Two Men Found Dead

Two Men Found Dead TWO men were found dead in mysterious circumstances in separate localities of the Shafiqabad police area on Monday. The body of a 30-year-old youth was found from the bank of River Ravi. Police said some unidentified accused had shot him dead by hitting his temple. “The …

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6, 10 hours loadshedding

6, 10 Hours Loadshedding

6, 10 Hours Loadshedding The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) is carrying out six and 10 hours load shedding in the urban and rural areas of the provincial capital respectively, contradicting the Companyís schedule of five and eight hours. The scheduled load shedding, coupled with the abrupt power tripping, reached …

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Media persons vow to resist govt muffle

Media Persons Vow To Resist Govt Muffle

Media Persons Vow To Resist Govt Muffle SENIOR newsmen on Monday vowed to resist the rulersí restriction on the media while keeping an eye on the black sheep among the politicians conspiring against the fundamental right of freedom of speech. They were addressing a discussion on ìCurbs on media—-no moreî …

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