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  • Raid on Hyderabad BISE offices

    HYDERABAD: About 25 to 30 law-enforcers in civvies and wearing balaclavas raided offices of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Hyderabad, on Monday in search of the board’s security officer, Nadeem Qazi, who was associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement...

  • Three MQM-London offices demolished in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: In an accelerated pace of their action against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London, the Sindh Rangers demolished its three offices and carried out raids on the houses of its activists in Hyderabad on Saturday evening and Sunday...

    Soon after the arrest of MQM-A coordination committee head Prof Dr Hasan Zafar Arif and two other members, Kanwar Khalid Yunus and Amjadullah Khan, in Karachi on Saturday afternoon, the...

  • PCB to push for T20 World Cup to be moved out of India in absence of visa assurance

    Pakistan will push for this year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be shifted to the United Arab Emirates if India doesn’t provide a written assurance that the national cricket team, its fans and journalists will be granted visas for the event, said Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani on Friday...

    “We are not seeking written assurance for the visas of the national team only, but for the fans, officials and journalists as...

  • Tribal teachers end boycott on assurance of upgradation

    “We were given firm assurance by the officials concerned that the matter regarding upgradation of over 15,000 Fata teachers was earnestly taken up with ministry of Safron and the issue would be resolved within few days,” Mr Malik said when he was asked what promoted them to end their week long boycott of classes throughout Fata...

    Mr Malik said that prolonging the boycott of classes after firm assurance by the officials was not...

  • Fata reforms protesters not convinced by PM’s assurance

    ISLAMABAD: A sit-in staged by people from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) near Parliament House fizzled out on Monday night, even though legislators from the tribal areas were unable to convince their supporters that their demands had been met...

    On Monday afternoon, thousands of tribesmen converged on the federal capital and amassed at D-Chowk, a stone’s throw from the spot where Imran Khan had remained camped in his...
  • Commissioner’s assurance to growers

    LAHORE: Commissioner Abdullah Khan Sumbal said 376 centres have been set up across Punjab, including Lahore division, where the government will buy four million tonnes of wheat worth Rs130 billion directly from growers...

    “We request you not to pay attention to any rumors in view of the rates, as the government will purchase wheat from you for Rs1,300 per 40kg,” he said while speaking to a group of growers from Lahore division at a...
  • Teachers defer protest after CM’s assurance

    KARACHI: University teachers’ leaders said on Monday that they had postponed their protest after a meeting with the chief minister who, they said, had assured them of meeting all their demands, including arrest of culprits involved in the killing of Dr Syed Waheed-ur-Rehman...

    The delegation comprising representatives of the Karachi University Teachers Society (Kuts) and the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff...
  • ZC chief has given me assurance: Shaharyar

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s cricket chief said on Friday that Zimbabwe would be touring as scheduled after a major militant attack put the visit — the first by a Test playing nation in six years — in doubt...

    Speaking to reporters on Friday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said his counterpart had now confirmed the tour
  • Fertiliser sales resume after subsidy assurance

    KARACHI: Fertiliser manufacturers on Tuesday decided to resume sales of urea after the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Food Security and Research gave an assurance to issue a subsidy notification within the next 10 days...

    The subsidy notification has faced procedural delays by concerned ministries and had to be issued before June 30, 2017 for disbursement of new subsidy scheme announced in budget 2017-18...

  • Ruling party’s ‘assurance’ to Nisar

    LAHORE: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar is unlikely to make public his political differences with the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leadership as he has been assured that no change in the chain of command of the federal government will be made against his wishes...

    A senior official of the PML-N told Dawn on Tuesday that the change of heart came when Finance Minister Ishaq Dar called on Chaudhry Nisar and assured him that no...
  • Quality assurance process

    A FRIEND driving a new Honda City that had travelled only 2,000 kilometres had a near miss on the motorway...

    When my friend went to get the tyres of his vehicle changed, even the vendor said he should have had them changed as soon as he got the new car...

  • JI ends protest against KE after governor’s assurance

    KARACHI: The Jamaat-i-Islami on Tuesday ended its sit-in against the K-Electric over power outages and ‘overbilling’ outside Gove­rnor House on the fourth day of its protest following assurance from Sindh Governor Mohammed Zubair that he would take up their demands with the power utility...

  • PIA employees refuse to fall for PM’s assurance

    LAHORE: Despite assurance by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that the PIA will not be privatised, its employees have decided not to let it function under its new structure of the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIACL)...

    He said the PIACL was a step towards privatisation and its employees would not allow either the reconstitution of the board or its functioning under the new structure...

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