Archive for September 2017

Govt to give better future prospects to teachers: Chief Minister KP

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has assured his government would give better future prospects to the teachers linking their promotion to their performance. This he said while presiding over a high level meeting to discuss the recruitment of teachers and their postings in schools, the new structure of promotion, the regularization…

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Govt to benefit from disunited opposition: Khursheed Shah

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has divided the united opposition. Talking to media persons, he said that the PTI has caused a ‘major breach’ in the opposition benches of lower house of the parliament. “I would have sacrificed my position…

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9th Muharram observed with religious fervor amid stringent security

F.P. Report LAHORE/KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Mourners took out out mourning processions across the country today, Saturday, the ninth of Muharram, to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala. In Karachi, the main procession was taken out from Nishtar Park, while in Lahore the procession began from Pando Street. In Islamabad, the procession was taken out from Asna…

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Azhar Ali joins Pakistan´s 5,000 Test club

ABU DHABI (AFP): Consistent Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in the longer format during the third day’s play in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The 32-year-old became the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach the milestone in his 61st Test when he took a single to reach a personal score…

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Bismah Maroof replaces Sana Mir as ODI captain

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan’s T20 captain Bismah Maroof has been named the new captain of the ODI format, replacing veteran player Sana Mir, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a press release on Saturday. Following a review of the current women cricket structure after a dismal performance in the recently concluded World Cup, the…

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Army says 27 suspects arrested in raids

RAWALPINDI (NNI): 27 suspects have been arrested and cache of illegal weapons recovered from their custody in intelligence based operations jointly carried out by paramilitary troops and other law enforcement agencies, military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Saturday. In a statement posted on his official social media accounts, the Director General of army’s…

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