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  • LG polls: Army to be on call for local polls

    LAHORE: Various political parties demanded deployment of army and Rangers at polling stations to maintain peace during the first phase of local elections to be held in 12 Punjab districts on Saturday (today)...

    They were unanimous in arguing that the presence of the army would not only help avert any untoward incident but also give confidence and a sense of security to the voters like in the recently held by-polls for NA-122,...

  • Qurban Niazi puts on live performance

    RAWALPINDI: Renowned folk singer Qurban Niazi put on a lively performance at a musical night at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Monday...

    The singer started off the night with Punjabi folk songs and ended his performance with Sufi poetryand sang poems by Shah Hussein, Baba Bhuley Shah, Khwaja Ghulam Fareed, Waris Shah and Sultan Bahoo
  • Senior citizens live in miserable conditions amid hollow slogans by govt

    PESHAWAR: Fazal Ghani, 80, a resident of Hazarkhwani area comes every day and squats on footpath in Peshawar Saddar to sell miswak(dry tooth picks) to earn a humble livelihood for his old and sick life partner and also to pay rent of his two-room home...

    Decades ago, he had shifted his family from Parango village in Charsadda to Peshawar in search of job but he ended up only as a rickshaw driver all through his life and could raise his...
  • 20pc of Pakistanis live in 10 cities, census reveals

    Lahore comes in at a close second, with 11...

    Faisalabad moves into third place after Karachi, Lahore; populations of Peshawar, Islamabad doubled over past 19 yearsThe industrial town of Faisalabad emerged as the third most populous urban centre in the country, with a population of around 3...

  • US military accidentally shipped live Anthrax sample to lab

    WASHINGTON: The US military accidentally shipped at least one live Anthrax sample to a commercial lab in Maryland but there was no public threat from the mishap, a defence official said on Wednesday...

    A Defence Department laboratory in Utah had “inadvertently” transferred the live Anthrax sample to a commercial lab and government health authorities were still testing other samples that had been shipped to laboratories in nine other...

  • Abandoned wife ordered to live with male neighbour in India

    NEW DELHI: A village council in northern India allegedly ordered a woman, whose husband ran off with their neighbour's wife, to live with the abandoned man or pay him compensation, police said Tuesday...

    Read: Indian woman gang-raped on kangaroo court orders“The woman was not present in the khap meeting but she complained to us that she has been asked to pay money or live with Rajendra,” local police officer Sanjay Kumar told AFP... ...

  • Cooked live, just the way you like it

    ISLAMABAD: Live cooking at restaurants is not a fad that has caught on in Pakistan, apart from roadside restaurants and dhabas, where one is compelled to share seating space with the tandoorwallah and the barbeque grill...

    The live cooking is a bog draw, as is the presentation of the food...

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