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    Na 89 Jhang 2013 Dodge

  • Four dacoits dodge 500 policemen

    VEHARI: Police have failed to find any clue to four members of a dacoits’ gang which kept police engaged for three days near Chak 113-WB and killed a tracker and a constable in the shootout...

    The outlaws who had taken refuge in corn fields managed to break the police siege laid by over 500 policemen from Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari
  • Pakistan may dodge adverse impact of Gulf crisis

    KARACHI: The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf is not expected to impact Pakistan adversely in the immediate future, business leaders said, but advised the government to stay neutral to ensure steady trade ties and uninterrupted import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar...

    In a dramatic decision earlier this week, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf states broke off ties with Qatar
  • India can’t afford to dodge Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Sethi

    KARACHI: Pakistan Super League Chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday predicted that India will play against Pakistan at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in England despite the BCCI’s threats not to do so...

    In an exclusive talk with Dawn News, Sethi said that PCB has made it clear to the International Cricket Council (ICC) that in case India does not play against Pakistan in the 2017 mega event “we will demand full points of the game
  • 1,250MW RLNG-based power project for Jhang approved

    ISLAMABAD: The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) on Wednesday approved 1,250-megawatt RLNG-based power project near Jhang and decided to advertise 132MW hydropower project in Azad Kashmir for bidding...

    The board was informed that the Cabinet Committee on Energy had approved 1,250MW RLNG-based power project near Trimmu Barrage in Jhang district, Punjab, to have some backup for unforeseen outages...

  • AFC confirms funds transfer, checking status of Jhang project

    KARACHI: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday confirmed it had transferred $650,000 to the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for a flood relief project in the Jhang district, the status of which it is checking...

    The flood relief project, sanctioned in October 2010, involved the construction of a stadium and a training centre in Jhang which was hit by floods in late July that year...

  • Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi apprehended, arrested on the way to Jhang

    Cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi was arrested by police on the highway from Multan to Jhang on Wednesday after his application for an extension in his pre-arrest bail in the Qandeel Baloch murder case was rejected, police said...

    Superintendent of Police Cantonment Dr Fahad later confirmed to Dawn that the cleric had been arrested on the highway from Multan to Jhang and will be presented in the court on Thursday...

  • Jhang rape victim seeks justice

    JHANG: City police have let off the hook all the influential suspects nominated in a gang-grape case and dismissed the first information report (FIR)...

    Considering the situation, her parents shifted her to the house of a close relative, Asghar Ali, who lived near Rashid Chowk, old Jhang city, she added...

  • 11 killed as bus, truck collide in Jhang

    JHANG: At least 11 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck here on Saturday, police and rescue sources said...

    The accident took place when a speeding bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on Khushab Road near Nasirabad, Jhang...

  • AFC grills PFF over Jhang project

    LAHORE/KARACHI: As the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) continues its investigation over the fate of its flood relief project in the Jhang district, it has asked three pertinent queries from the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)...

    ”Lodhi had earlier told Dawn that the PFF had “deposited the amount for the Jhang project [totalling $650,000] in a fixed deposit account to get monthly profit because the PFF could not find land for the...

  • Judgment reserved on Jhang poll dispute

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court reserved on Tuesday its ruling on an election dispute between the head of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) and his opponent Sheikh Mohammad Akram – a PML-N ticket holder – who contested May 11, 2013 polls on the National Assembly seat NA-89 (Jhang)...

    The Jhang constituency has always considered a hotbed of sectarian strife...

  • SC declares Sheikh Mohammad Akram as returned candidate from NA-89 Jhang

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared PML-N's Sheikh Mohammad Akram as returned candidate from NA-89 Jhang, after he was unseated by an election tribunal on April 9, 2014, which had declared his opponent, Mohammad Ahmed Ludhianvi, as the returned candidate from the constituency...

    Ludhianvi, the head of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), and Akram contested May 11, 2013 polls on the National Assembly seat NA-89...

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