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  • Complete lockdown from 8th to15th in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to enforce a complete lockdown in the province from May 8 to 15 in line with the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) decision to restrict movement of people during the Eid holidays...

    These decisions were taken at a meeting presided over by health minister Dr Yasmin Rashid at the Punjab Civil Secretariat here on Wednesday...

  • Opens Violence Against Women Centre at Multan: Shahbaz for across-the-board accountability of corrupt

    MULTAN: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought across the board accountability of all those who looted national wealth, while reiterating that his party will accept whatever verdict is given in Panamagate case by the Supreme Court...

    He said across the board accountability should be done, so that the people could understand who spent the resources on nation and who looted the national resources...

  • 8th NFC Award: setting direction

    But for the much improved sales tax collection by Sindh and Punjab compared to that of the Federal Board of Revenue, the provinces have yet to demonstrate they have vigorously upgraded or engaged in any worthwhile capacity building exercise to fully carry out their new responsibilities...

    The core issue in the 8th award is to incorporate measures that would make devolution more meaningful in raising the living standards of the common...

  • Teachers bodies to stage joint protest on 8th

    LAHORE: Tanzeem-i-Asatiza Pakistan, a teachers’ body decided on Sunday to join the Muttahida Mahaz Asatiza Punjab’s “Taleem Bachao” drive...

    The meeting also agreed with most of the demands made in a letter written by Mahaz chairman Tariq Mahmood to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, said Prof Ahmed...

  • Pakistan 8th among 10 countries prone to quakes, floods: NDMA

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the National Disaster Manage­ment Authority (NDMA) Major General Asghar Nawaz said on Monday that Pakistan was prone to earthquakes and floods and faced enormous challenges in view of climate change...

    Speaking at the inaugural session of a media workshop on reporting disasters organised by the NDMA, he said, Pakistan stood eighth among 10 high- risk countries with respect to climate change
  • Politics, cultural dilemma discussed as 8th Karachi Literature Festival opens

    But in Karachi, writers and book readers totally eclipsed the planetary spectacle as soon as festivities of the 8th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) began on a temperate Friday evening...

    Should he embellish it with the Ganga-Jamuna tradition or should he put the waters flowing in Punjab and Sindh to creative use? What culture should a Pakistani creative individual adopt? “It’s not in my capacity to follow and write the traditional...

  • Opposition parties to protest outside ECP on 8th

    ISLAMABAD: A grand opposition alliance with the name of “Pakistan Alliance for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFE)” finally emerged on Friday to confront the new coalition government led by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) as the action committee formed by the leaders of major political parties finalised a protest plan against alleged rigging in the July 25 general election...

    Talking to Dawn, a member of the action committee and Pakistan...
  • 8th Muharram procession in Karachi ends safely amid tight security

    KARACHI: The main procession of Muharram 8th was taken out from Nishtar Park on Wednesday noon, which passed through various traditional routes and culminated at Husanian Iranian Imambargah in Kharadar amid tight security...

    The provincial government has written a letter to the federal interior ministry and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), urging them to place a ban on mobile services/internet in major cities of Sindh...

  • Cellular services suspended in Nawabshah till evening of 8th Muharram

    Mobile services were suspended in Nawabshah on Sunday, the 8th of Muharram, as part of measures taken to ensure security of major processions that are to be taken out today...

    Deputy Inspector General of Shaheed Benazirabad division Mazhar Nawaz Shaikh, told Dawn that cellular services will remain suspended Nawabshah, as well as Sanghar and Naushahro Feroze districts until evening on the 8th, 9th and 10th of Muharram...

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