Archive for September 2017

Ritual washing of Data Ganj Bakhsh shrine performed

F.P. Report LAHORE: The ghusal (washing) ceremony of the Shrine of Hazrat Ali Bin Usman Ali Hajveri, popularly known as Data Ganj Bakhsh was performed here on Saturday. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, provincial ministers – Zaeem Qadri, Bilal Yaseen and others participated in the ceremony, which is performed ahead of…

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Hafiz Saeed sends Khawaja Asif Rs100m defamation notice

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): A legal team — on behalf of the chief of the banned Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), Hafiz Saeed — on Friday sent a Rs100 million defamation notice to Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for his remarks at the Asia Society forum in New York earlier this week. Asif, who told the forum that Pakistan…

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Theft at residence of PTI’s Awn Chaudry; three mobile phones, cash stolen

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Thieves have stolen around Rs60,000 and three mobile phones from the residence of senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Awn Chaudhry, police said on Saturday. Awn Chaudry, the PTI chairman’s political secretary, also confirmed the theft early this morning at his Bani Gala house, where Naeemul Haque also resides. “The thieves entered my house…

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Pak choices over new Afghan policy under watch: Mattis

KABUL (AFP): Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the US will “watch” Pakistan’s choices on President Donald Trump’s new Afghan and South Asia strategy to combat terrorism in its tracks. Pakistan has opposed Trump’s Afghan and South Asia policy, saying it ignored the country’s sacrifices in the war against terrorism. But, Mattis during a…

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Petrol price upwardly revised by Rs 2/litre

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance ministry has approved Rs 2 per litre hike in petrol price on Saturday (September 30th) taking the commulative to Rs 73.50/litre. The revised prices of petroleum products would be in effect starting from midnight tonight. Price of the high-speed diesel is revised to Rs 79.40/litre, that of light speed diesel to…

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30,000 police, jawans of FC, ATS & Elite Force deal with law & order during Muharram

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As per the security plan, more than 30,000 policemen besides Frontier Constabulary (FC), Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) and Elite Force have been deputed to maintain law and order situation besides guarding Muharram processions. Army is also remain standby to avert any untoward situation. The KP government has declared Peshawar, Hangu, Kohat and Dera…

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Deadline for filing tax returns extended till October 31

ISLAMABAD (APP): The deadline for filing of income tax returns has been extended till October 31. Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Friday approved extension in the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements by Companies, salaried individuals, other individuals and AOPs, till October 31, 2017. The minister approved the extension in view…

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Chris Lynn, Mitchell Johnson Join Upcoming PSL Season

KARACHI (Online): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and one of the most sought-after T20 batsmen, Chris Lynn, have signed up for the third edition of Pakistan Super League. Chairman PCB Najam Sethi posted about the new signings on his social media account, terming: JP Duminy, Chris Lynn,…

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