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  • Punjab CM reprimands city district government officials for poor performance

    GUJRAT: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Norwegian government has equipped the Crime Scene Unit (CSU) of Gujrat police with the latest gadgets and machinery worth Rs2 million...

    This is the first such project of the UNODC in any district of Punjab as a former Gujrat DPO, Rai Ijaz Ahmed (now serving as Sialkot DPO), had initiated this project through negotiations with the organisation as...

  • Website for district news, issues launched

    SAHIWAL: A news and feature website, with a focus on cultural and social activities of Sahiwal and about 10 surrounding districts, was launched at the Jinnah Hall here on Sunday...

    org, is a project of the Lok Sujag which wants to initiate dialogue and communication among over 3,000 social media users of the district, sensitise them to their common issues and connect them to national and international social media users...

  • Website review: Recycle city

    ARE you a responsible citizen who recycles, reuses and reduces waste? Well, let’s check out if you really care about your environment and your surroundings; here is an interesting activity game at Recycle City!Here, you’ll play as a Dumptown’s new City Manager...

    There’s a lot to do here — people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city’s residents recycle, reduce and reuse waste...

  • Government takes over JuD seminary, dispensaries in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has started the process of taking over seminaries and health facilities run by Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) in Rawalpindi as it has taken control of the Hudabia Madressah on Chakra Road and asked the Auqaf department to assume its administration...

    The district administration has also taken control of four dispensaries run by the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) — the charity wing of JuD — located on Chakra...

  • Rawalpindi district bar distances itself from Justice Siddiqui's allegations

    The District Bar Association of Rawalpindi on Monday distanced itself from Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui's speech in which he accused a security agency of meddling in judicial affairs...

    While addressing the Rawalpindi bar on Saturday, the IHC judge had claimed that personnel of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were manipulating judicial proceedings...

  • Another 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Rawalpindi district

    RAWALPINDI: Another 10 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of patients in Rawalpindi district to 32, on Sunday...

    Deputy Commissioner retired Capt Anwarul Haq told Dawn that all the patients have been moved to the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU), and people who have been in close contact with them quarantined in Shamsabad...

  • 55 markets, shops sealed in Rawalpindi district for SOP violations

    RAWALPINDI: A total of 55 shops and markets were sealed in Saddar, Raza Bajaar and other parts of the district on Sunday for violating standard operating procedures (SOP) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

    The Punjab government has allowed shops to open from Monday to Thursday between 8am and 5pm, but shops have to stay closed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday...

  • Govt to start randomised testing in Rawalpindi district today

    RAWALPINDI: Inmates and staff in Adiala jail will undergo randomised testing for Covid-19, as will markets and orphanages in Rawalpindi, starting today (Thursday)...

    Commissioner retired Mohammad Mehmood told Dawn that the provincial government has asked the district administration to begin sampling in government facilities, prisons, orphanages and congested areas such as markets...

  • KP to abolish district tier of local government system

    PESHAWAR: In a major policy shift, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial government has decided to abolish the district government, the most effective tier of the existing local government system...

    After doing away with the district government, the remaining two tiers — the tehsil and the village and neighbourhood governments — would be further empowered, sources said...

  • Rawalpindi food outlet owners, city officials meet today

    RAWALPINDI: Against the backdrop of the Punjab government’s campaign against unhygienic food outlets, the business leaders have arranged a meeting of their (food outlets) owners and the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) officials at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Tuesday...

    The district coordination officer (DCO), Sajid Zafar Dall, assistant commissioner, Cantonment, Khalid Goraya and assistant...

  • Parks in Rawalpindi city closed over security concerns

    RAWALPINDI: All parks in the city areas remained closed on Sunday but in the cantonment areas they were open to the visitors as usual...

    An official of the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) told Dawn that the public parks in the city areas had been closed due to security concerns...

  • Rawalpindi declared as a metropolitan city

    RAWALPINDI: The provincial government has declared Rawalpindi as a metropolitan city and changed the status of Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to the metropolitan corporation...

    The district council stands suspended and property tax is expanded to 24 union councils which were rural areas in the past...

  • Plan being devised to shift markets, transport terminals out of city areas in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has asked the divisional administration to create a plan to move large markets, transport terminals and industrial units out of Rawalpindi city in order to reduce traffic congestion and pollution...

    Commissioner Saqib Zafar and Rawalpindi Development Authority Director General Nadeem Ahmed Abro visited the site on Sunday so the plan could be presented to the steering committee tomorrow (Tuesday)... ...

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