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  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • 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...

    Fake stamps, pictures, several original Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC), medical certificates, a photocopier machine, a laptop and an internet device were also...

  • 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...

    Chairman of the Asian desk and executive member of the CWPA, MPA Tariq Mehmood, who attended the last meeting in Cameroon, told Dawn though some member countries were opposed to holding of the next...

  • 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...

    Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Idrees and Sudan Ambassador Abdul Rehman inaugurated the exhibition...

  • 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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