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  • Urial on ‘verge of extinction’ in Khushab

    SARGODHA: The population of urial in Khushab district is at the brink of extinction as reportedly only about 150 animals have survived in the mountains of the district, mainly in the Soon Valley in the north west of the district...

    The ruins of a rest house in Sodi Jaiwal, at the foothills of the mountains, surrounded by a thick forest, reminds one of the days when it was used as a hunting lodge by Ayub Khan and Nawab of Kalabagh, the...

  • Lifeless election campaign worries PML-N supporters in Khushab

    FOR a district that has two seats at stake in the National Assembly and four in the provincial legislature and some 40 candidates in the race for the general election, Khushab seems immune to election fever...

    They say the Election Commission, a hyperactive district administration and the provincial government have all combined to ensure that electoral activities remain low-key as all traditional ingredients vital to an election...

  • Parties empower district units for LB elections

    PESHAWAR: Most political parties have empowered their district organisations to form electoral alliances and do seat adjustments at local level to secure the maximum possible seats in the May 30 local body elections...

    However, on the other side, the ruling parties including PTI, Jamaat-i-Islami and Awami Jamhoori Ittehad Pakistan have announced they will maintain the alliance for local government elections, too...

  • PTI empowers district bodies to award tickets for LG polls

    MANSEHRA: Following strong criticism from the party workers and office-bearers, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has changed its ticket awarding policy and now the tehsil and district organisations are empowered to award party tickets to contenders for the May 30 local government (LG) elections in their respective areas...

    “Yes, our party has issued fresh instructions concerning allotment of party tickets to contenders in the coming local...

  • Traders want district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday appealed to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to play his role in the shifting of the district courts and district administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    ICCI president Muzzamil Hussain Sabri told a meeting attended by the committee members that the F-8 Markaz was not a suitable place for the district courts in terms of safety and security...

  • QWP, PTI, JI to form district govt in Charsadda

    CHARSADDA: The Qaumi Watan Party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami on Thursday announced to form the district government in Charsadda and claimed that they had a clear majority in the tehsil and district councils...

    A meeting of the three parties took place at the residence of JI leader Akbar Khan in Utmanzai, which was attended by Charsadda QWP chairman and MPA Mohammad Arshad Umarzai, PTI MPA Arif Ahmadzai, district...

  • ICCI wants district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday called on the government to move district courts and administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    He said that two terror attacks have already taken place at F-8 Markaz, making it clear that this was not a secure location for the district courts...

  • U-17 Inter-district hockey from Aug 14

    LAHORE: The Punjab Sports Board has decided to organise an Inter-district You­th U-17 (Boys) Hockey Cham­pionship from Aug 14 to 25 at the National Hockey Stadium here in a bid to revive the dwindling fortunes of hockey at the grass-roots level...

    “There was great need of such activity to give boost to national game of Pakistan in the current precarious circumstances,” he said...

  • Mysterious disease hits camels in Badin district

    People engaged in the livelihood of breeding priced camel species told Dawn on Wednesday that the animal was hit by a sudden outbreak in this specific region of Badin district that was considered to be an ideal location for camel breeding...

    District veterinary officer Dr Dodo Chandio said that several hundred camels were suffering from a viral infection, Surra, in parts of Badin, Tando Bago and Shaheed Fazil Rahu talukas...

  • Afghan forces, militants battle over district in Badakhshan

    KABUL: Afghan security forces and militant fighters are locked in a battle for control over a remote district in northeastern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday...

    Police and local officials evacuated their compounds in the central district of Yamgan in Badakhshan province on Saturday as militants laid siege to the area, provincial governor Shah Waliullah Adib said...

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