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    Maharashtra Postman Result 2016 Gujranwala

  • PTI's Nasir Cheema wins Gujranwala PP-97 re-poll: unofficial result

    GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Nasir Cheema turned out victorious after unofficial results emerged from Gujranwala's constituency PP-97, de-seating PML-N's Ashraf Warraich, who had been the victor in the constituency before a tribunal order re-election in 33 polling stations...

    Earlier on Sunday, polling process at PP-97 constituency's 33 polling stations in Ghakkhar Town and Qila Dedar Singh areas of Gujranwala city ended...

  • Gujranwala train accident was result of over-speeding: inquiry report

    LAHORE: The joint inquiry committee constituted to probe the Gujranwala train accident has submitted its report today to the federal government according to which the cause of the mishap has been attributed to over-speeding...

    Read: JIT report to ascertain cause of Gujranwala train accident: Saad Rafique“Over-speeding led to an increase in lateral and vertical oscillations, which resulted in the rear wheels of the locomotive truck to...

  • For single women in India's Maharashtra, owning land can determine life or death

    OSMANABAD: Rajshree Gungoo, a chatty 27-year-old with a quick smile, speaks up at a gathering of about 40 women discussing the challenges facing single women in India's western Maharashtra state...

    Maharashtra, one of India's most prosperous states, has seen some of the biggest battles for the rights of marginalised communities, including the Laxmi Mukti campaign of the early 1990s to transfer half the family's land to women...

  • Prisoners of gender in Maharashtra

    The bench was explicit on the point that women shall no longer be barred from entering places of worship in Maharashtra...

    The incompetence of the Maharashtra government appears to have provoked a certain women’s group called the Bhumata Ranragini Brigade to file an FIR against Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as well as the police deployed near the temple to uphold the temple authorities’ terms of engagement ...

  • Welfare cuts led to deaths of 600 children from malnutrition in India's Maharashtra state

    MUMBAI: Funding cuts for welfare schemes by India's government have contributed to child malnutrition in Palghar district in the western state of Maharashtra, where 600 children are said to have died of starvation this year, according to activists...

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the government of Maharashtra on Wednesday, asking for a detailed report on the deaths within four weeks...

  • World T20: BCCI in consultation to keep Pakistan away from Maharashtra

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been in consultation with the state government of Maharashtra to keep Pakistan away from playing in Mumbai and Nagpur during the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 to be held in India...

    Top officials in BCCI fear that right-wing party Shiv Sena might cause trouble in relation to law and order in Maharashtra on account of Pakistan playing matches in the state, a report published in The Indian...

  • BJP suffers setback as Maharashtra slips out of its control

    MUMBAI: In a setback, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has decided not to form the government in the western state of Maharashtra — the country’s richest — leaving opposition groups scrambling on Monday to cobble together an alliance...

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the single largest party in a state election in Maharashtra last month, and was expected to comfortably retain power with the help of its...

  • TTP claims responsibility for killing PML-N MPA in Gujranwala

    PESHAWAR: The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday claimed responsibility for the killing of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad who was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Gujranwala's Kamoki area on Sunday evening...

    Chaudhary Shamshad was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Gujranwala's constituency PP-100 on a Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) ticket... ...

  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

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