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  • Safar Naamey — a collection of four travelogues launched

    ISLAMABAD: Attaul Haq Qasmi’s Safar Naamey was launched on Wednesday at the Pak-China Friendship Centre in Islamabad...

    Safar Naamey is a collection of four travelogues by the former diplomat, which covers his travels around the world, starting with his first trip abroad to the United States...

  • Ex-Punjab minister’s nephew killed in Rawalpindi election clash

    RAWALPINDI: Raja Shoaib Iqbal, the nephew of former Punjab law minister Raja Basharat, was gunned down and four others were injured in a clash with supporters of the ruling PML-N during the final phase of local government election here on Saturday...

    Raja Basharat termed this the most tragic incident in the history of hundred years of Rawalpindi...

  • SC gives Punjab govt 3 weeks to decide 'who will construct Dadhocha Dam' near Rawalpindi

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the Punjab government to take up the issue of the construction of Dadhocha Dam with the provincial cabinet for review, giving the provincial government three weeks to make a final decision on the matter...

    In 2006, the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) had purchased 18,000 kanals near Rawalpindi at the site where the dam was to be built, and launched a housing scheme as a joint venture with...

  • Unbeaten Rawalpindi qualify for U-19 Super-Six round

    KARACHI: Rawalpindi became the first side to qualify for the Super-Six stage of the PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament when they beat Dera Murad Jamali by 39 runs in Sialkot on Monday to record their fourth consecutive victory in Group ‘B’...

    After being restricted to a modest total of 195 at the Jinnah Stadium with Shadab Khan making a run-a-ball 69 (seven boundaries), Rawalpindi bowled their opponents for 156 in 46...

  • PPP enters Rawalpindi LG election in disguise

    RAWALPINDI: In the race for LG elections in the city, the local PPP will be the oddest participant as its own leaders will be contesting not under the party flag but as independents...

    Former Rawalpindi PPP spokesman, Nasir Mir, is among the PPP members who have been “allowed by the party” to fight the November 30 election as an independent...

  • Rawalpindi observes ‘anti-dengue’ day

    RAWALPINDI: An ‘anti-dengue’ day was observed in the garrison city on directives from the Punjab government...

    In addition, adviser to the Punjab chief minister on health Khawaja Salman Raffique participated in a seminar arranged by the Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) in the new teaching block at the Holy Family Hospital (HFH)...

  • Police officer arrested in Rawalpindi couple kidnapping case

    Punjab police on Tuesday arrested an assistant sub-inspector for his involvement in the kidnapping of a couple abducted from outside their house in Rawalpindi in the month of June, police said...

    He claimed that Jahangir runs an organised crime racket in which two constables of the Punjab police have also been found to be involved...

  • Peshawar, Rawalpindi off the mark with first victories

    KARACHI: After two days of virtual inactivity in the Brighto Paints’ Cool & Cool National T20 Cup, the sunshine in Rawalpindi on Thursday instilled life back into the rain-marred tournament at the Pindi Cricket Stadium...

    The two scheduled matches yielded exhilarating cricket which resulted in first wins for both Peshawar and Rawalpindi against Islamabad and Fata respectively, and if Karachi Whites can resurrect their campaign with a...

  • Dolphin Squad launched in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Dolphin Squad, a specialized unit of police consisting of 145 trained policemen to combat street crimes, was launched in Rawalpindi on Monday at a simple ceremony held at the Police Lines...

    The Punjab Minister for Labor and Human Resources Raja Ashfaq Sarwar was the chief guest on the occasion...

  • Rawalpindi, UBL, SNGPL emerge early winners

    KARACHI: Rawalpindi, Uni­ted Bank Limited (UBL) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) all took a day off after sealing three-day victories in the opening round of the Quad-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship on Thursday...

    Rawalpindi were the first winners on penultimate day of the four-day Group ‘B’ fixture at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi where they humbled Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) by 105 runs to...

  • IS graffiti found on State Bank wall in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI:  The police have launched an investigation and registered a case against unidentified persons after noticing the name of the so-called Islamic State (IS) written in chalk on the rear wall of the State Bank of Pakistan’s building in Saddar on Thursday...

    The wall chalking in the high security area in Rawalpindi alerted the police and intelligence agencies who removed it and started looking for those responsible after...

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