Pakistan

Roof collapse kills eight in Orakzai

Zahid Misri Khan HANGU: At least eight persons were killed and 30 others were injured in roof collapse incident in marriage ceremony in Kalaya area of lower Orakzai district. According to details, the injured were shifted to Kohat hospital for further treatment and some of the injured were said to be in serious conditions. Administration…

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KP PA rejoices Pakistan’s victory in ICJ

Wadood Jan PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Provincial Assembly (PA) rejoiced the decision of International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Kulbhushan Jadhav case and termed it a big victory for Pakistan on international level. Members of KP PA and Opposition, during assembly session chaired by Speaker Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, exulted the decision of ICJ and said…

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Fair and transparent election in tribal districts demanded

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief and senator SirajulHaq urged upon the election commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other concerned institutions to ensure free, fair and transparent election in tribal districts to be held on July, 20. He was addressing a workers’ convention at the Timergara rest house during his brief visit to the district. The…

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Video scandal: FIA raids house of Nasir Butt

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday raided at the house of Nasir Butt, who is the central character of the Judge video scandal. As per details, FIA raided at Nasir Butt’ s house located in Dhok Ratta area of Rawalpindi. Sources said Butt has fled to London after the footage of Judge…

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Merit should be maintained for nomination of Civil Awards: President

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi says merit and transparency should be maintained at all levels of the nomination process of Pakistan Civil Awards. He was speaking during a presentation on Pakistan Civil Awards by Secretary Cabinet in Islamabad on Thursday. The Secretary Cabinet briefed the President on order of civil awards, eligibility of…

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Govt committed to upgrade railways infrastructure: Khusro, Rasheed

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Government is committed to upgrade the railways infrastructure to improve its efficiency, freight services and provide quality traveling facilities to commuters. This was discussed during a meeting between Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makahdum Khusro Bakhtyar and Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed in Islamabad on Thursday. They said work…

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Accountability has begun: Interior Minister Ijaz Shah

F.P. Report KARACHI: Interior Minister Ijaz Shah said on Thursday, following the strong condemnation from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) over the arrest of former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, that the process of accountability has been started and everyone would suffer for his/her deeds. “The NAB is an independent and the government has no links with…

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Govt to provide all possible facilities to Japanese investors: Hammad Azhar

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Muhammad Hammad Azhar on Thursday said that the government would provide all possible facilities to Japanese investors. Talking to Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda, who called on him in Islamabad, Azhar highlighted that investing in human capital, protecting poor and the vulnerable, completing institutional and governance reforms were…

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House fire kills four persons in Khairpur

F.P. Report KHAIRPUR: As many as four persons, including three women and a minor girl, were burnt to death when fire broke out in a house situated in Khairpur on Wednesday. According to details, fire broke out a house in Kolaab area of Khairpur due to which roof of the house collapsed, burying eight persons…

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