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  • You block my seat, I will block your way!

    NAROWAL: An influential figure, who had lost the election of councillor, blocked a street and a sewage drain with bricks in Chak Bhopa village near Shakargarh to take a revenge from villagers for not giving vote to him in the local body elections...

    A resident, Munir Ahmad, alleged that Rana Sanaullah along with his accomplices abused and tortured women and blocked the street with bricks which caused a great deal of inconvenience to...
  • Sindh to block gas to Pakistan if SSGC does not finalise gas provision agreement: CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Shah in the Sindh Assembly on Thursday threatened to restrict the province's gas supply to the rest of the country if an agreement with the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) for provision of gas to the province is not finalised by the weekend...

    Shah, elaborating the details of the agreement, which seeks the provision of an additional 20 million cubic feet of gas per day to the province, said Sindh requires the...
  • Pompeo said US won’t block Pakistan plea for IMF bailout: Fawad

    ISLAMABAD: US Secre­tary of State Mike Pompeo assured Pakistan last week Washington would not try to block any request for a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday...

    The remarks, which the minister said Mr Pompeo made during his visit to Pakistan on Wednesday, came in stark contrast to the US secretary’s warnings in July that the United States had serious reservations...

  • Possession of F-Block land taken

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has said the possession of land of F-Block for new residential plots in Journalists Housing Colony in Lahore under the arrangement of the Punjab Journalist Housing Foundation has been taken and orders issued for the development work...

    Punjab government spokesman Zaeem Hussain Qadri said here on Saturday the remaining development work in all blocks of the colony would be completed soon while instructions...

  • Protesters block road to oilfield in Karak

    KARAK: The residents of Nashpa block, where oil and gas exploration activities are underway, blocked the road leading to the oilfield on Thursday to protest against delay in construction of link roads of their villages and provision of basic facilities...

    He suggested that children of those Afghanis who had been living in Pakistan for the last 30 years should be given Pakistani nationality...

  • Iran nuclear deal survives: Democrats block disapproval vote

    "Frustrated Republicans railed against Democrats for using a procedural vote to block final passage of the disapproval resolution, and issued grim warnings about a deal they contend could serve only to enrich Tehran and leave it closer to building a bomb when constraints begin to ease in 10 or 15 years...

  • Commanders resolve to block hostile acts

    ISLAMABAD: A corps commanders’ conference was held at the General Headquarters on Thursday with Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif in the chair...

    Apart from reviewing progress of ongoing counter-terrorism operations, the forum was apprised of the activities of hostile intelligence agencies in the country and Pakistan’s response...

  • PTI invites opposition to block Elections Bill 2017

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said that his party will attempt to block the Elections Bill 2017 from passing, hours before it was due to be presented to the lower house of parliament...

    Under the bill, the legal bar on a person to serve as an office-bearer of a political party if he is either not qualified to be, or disqualified from being, elected as a member of parliament under Article 63 of the...

  • Thar Coal Block-II to start electricity production in June 2019

    The Thar Coal Block-II project will start electricity production by June 2019, as more than 50 per cent work on its coal-based power plant has been completed, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The power projects which are being completed as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project will be helpful in meeting the energy needs of the country...

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