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    Muslim Mla In Gujrat

  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    MLA Nayak, who belonged to Karnataka, along with truck driver and three others died from the impact of the collision, which also caused four coaches of the...

  • Deoband will be turned into Deovrind: BJP MLA

    NEW DELHI: The newly elected BJP MLA from Deoband, Brijesh Singh, has said he will ensure that the new government in the state changes the name of the town to Deovrind, The Hindu reported on Friday...

    Several Hindutva groups like the Bajrang Dal had, in the past, raised the issue of renaming Deoband to Deovrind, but this is the first time it is being proposed by an MLA...

  • Maid’s murder: AJK MLA’s son, daughter-in-law booked

    GUJRANWALA: Saddar police on Monday registered a case against the son of an Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) member legislative assembly (MLA) and daughter-in-law on charges of involvement in murder of a housemaid in Wapda Town...

    Salamat Masih, a resident of Kotli Ananta, told the police that his daughter, Kainat, was a maid in the house of Asif Ismail, the son of MLA Ismail Gujjar...

  • JIT chief says MLA request to Saudi Arabia was ‘incomplete’

    ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case sent an ‘incomplete’ request for mutual legal assistance (MLA) to the Saudi government to get information about and documents of the company owned by Hussain Nawaz Sharif, the son of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

    Mr Zia conceded before the accountability Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik that the MLA request sent to Saudi Arabia did not...

  • Law ministry proposes change in MLA regime

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of law and justice has proposed drastic changes in the Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) regime and empowered the interior secretary to send MLA requests to — and receive from — foreign countries...

    According to the law ministry’s proposal: “Through the new statute, the federal government will appoint the interior secretary or any other officer of the government as the Central MLA Authority in keeping with the...

  • FIA arrests eight suspected human traffickers from Gujrat, Gujranwala

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested eight suspected human traffickers from Gujranwala and Gujrat as part of a crackdown against trafficking that began following the recovery of the bullet-riddled bodies in Balochistan's Turbat last week...

    Qaiser Munir, a 'travel agent' allegedly involved in trafficking, was arrested from Gujrat, the source said...

  • Cattle for widows in Gujrat’s rural areas

    GUJRAT: As many as 1,000 widows will get free-of-cost cattle such as buffaloes, cows and sheep under a special scheme of the Punjab government...

    Dr Ghulam Muhammad Gill, the director livestock, said the scheme was meant to alleviate poverty and the chief minister had approved the distribution of at least 500 big and 1,000 small animals in Gujrat to widows from rural areas who have less than an acre of agricultural land and whose...

  • Gujrat DPO post still vacant

    GUJRAT: The Punjab government is yet to appoint the Gujrat DPO, a post fell vacant on April 16 after the transfer of Rai Ijaz Ahmed reportedly on political grounds...

    Sources said the Punjab government had asked the provincial police chief a few days back to again appoint Rai Ijaz as DPO, Gujrat, but he (Rai Ijaz) reportedly refused the offer...

  • Carpeted road in Gujrat complete

    GUJRAT: Villagers celebrated construction of the first carpeted road in the most remote rural area near Dinga in the district, as the 7km Chiman-to-Dhakaranwali road along the water channel was inaugurated by PML-N MPA Tariq Mehmood...

  • Industrial exhibition kicks off in Gujrat

    GUJRAT: The 5th annual industrial exhibition organised by the Gujrat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GTCCI) kicked off on Thursday at the Zahoor Elahi Cricket Stadium with around half of the stalls found empty...

    An official said the electricity and other utility bills could reach up to Rs1 million only for a week which would reportedly be paid by the Gujrat district government while expenses on the rehabilitation of the...

  • Delimitation: some of Gujrat’s rural areas included in MC

    GUJRAT: Parts of some rural areas surrounding the city have been included in the Gujrat municipal corporation (MC) while the areas surrounding the six municipal committees of the district -- Jalalpur Jattan, Kunjah, Lalamusa, Dinga, Kharian and Sara-i-Alamgir -- will also be included in the delimitation plan being devised by the district election commission...

    The total number of rural union councils is said to be 117 with 58 in...

  • Gujrat faces petrol shortage

    GUJRAT: The people of Gujrat have been facing an acute shortage of petrol for three days causing a great deal of inconvenience to motorists...

    The petrol stations in Gujrat and Jalalpur Jattan city areas and other branch roads have been closed for the last few days...

  • PML-Q and Jamaat reject delimitations in Gujrat

    GUJRAT: Local chapters of various opposition parties have rejected delimitations for upcoming local government elections...

    A meeting of the local chapter of the PML-Q was held at Zahoor Elahi House to review delimitation lists of the district in general and Gujrat tehsil in particular...

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