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  • Unbeaten Rawalpindi qualify for U-19 Super-Six round

    KARACHI: Rawalpindi became the first side to qualify for the Super-Six stage of the PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament when they beat Dera Murad Jamali by 39 runs in Sialkot on Monday to record their fourth consecutive victory in Group ‘B’...

    After being restricted to a modest total of 195 at the Jinnah Stadium with Shadab Khan making a run-a-ball 69 (seven boundaries), Rawalpindi bowled their opponents for 156 in 46...
  • Train kills student in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: A young student was killed after being hit by a passenger train near Mareer Railway Bridge on Tuesday, police said...

    According to Rescue 1122,Jamshaid Khan, 23, son of a railway employee, was taking a ‘selfie’ with his cell phone in front of the train on railway track, when the train hit him
  • PPP enters Rawalpindi LG election in disguise

    RAWALPINDI: In the race for LG elections in the city, the local PPP will be the oddest participant as its own leaders will be contesting not under the party flag but as independents...

    Dispirited PPP workers see it as a sign that the leaders feel they are more popular and credible in their individual capacity than the party
  • Police officer arrested in Rawalpindi couple kidnapping case

    Punjab police on Tuesday arrested an assistant sub-inspector for his involvement in the kidnapping of a couple abducted from outside their house in Rawalpindi in the month of June, police said...

    "Westridge police have arrested Mohammad Jahangir for kidnapping a man and his wife on June 5," Station House Officer (SHO) Haji Tariq told DawnNews on Tuesday
  • Peshawar, Rawalpindi off the mark with first victories

    KARACHI: After two days of virtual inactivity in the Brighto Paints’ Cool & Cool National T20 Cup, the sunshine in Rawalpindi on Thursday instilled life back into the rain-marred tournament at the Pindi Cricket Stadium...

    The two scheduled matches yielded exhilarating cricket which resulted in first wins for both Peshawar and Rawalpindi against Islamabad and Fata respectively, and if Karachi Whites can resurrect their campaign with a...
  • Two local employees of Turkish waste management company killed in Rawalpindi

    Two Pakistani employees of a Turkish waste management company were killed and one injured in Rawalpindi in an incident of suspected target killing early on Saturday, police officials told DawnNews...

    According to eye witnesses, two individuals on a motorcycle opened fire on the Albayrak employees while they were busy cleaning the streets near Nishtar Market, which falls within the jurisdiction of the Sadiqabad police station
  • Dolphin Squad launched in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The Dolphin Squad, a specialized unit of police consisting of 145 trained policemen to combat street crimes, was launched in Rawalpindi on Monday at a simple ceremony held at the Police Lines...

    The Punjab Minister for Labor and Human Resources Raja Ashfaq Sarwar was the chief guest on the occasion
  • Rawalpindi, UBL, SNGPL emerge early winners

    KARACHI: Rawalpindi, Uni­ted Bank Limited (UBL) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) all took a day off after sealing three-day victories in the opening round of the Quad-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship on Thursday...

    Rawalpindi were the first winners on penultimate day of the four-day Group ‘B’ fixture at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi where they humbled Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) by 105 runs to grab...
  • IS graffiti found on State Bank wall in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI:  The police have launched an investigation and registered a case against unidentified persons after noticing the name of the so-called Islamic State (IS) written in chalk on the rear wall of the State Bank of Pakistan’s building in Saddar on Thursday...

    The wall chalking in the high security area in Rawalpindi alerted the police and intelligence agencies who removed it and started looking for those responsible after...
  • Tense calm prevails as Rawalpindi braces for today’s strike

    l Traders, transporters to participate in shutter-down, wheel-jam l Sit-in participants offer funeral prayers for deceased,demand justice l Charged protesters torch vehicles, attack policemen in clashes near I-8RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: After a day of uncertainty and instability, a tense calm prevailed in the twin cities on Sunday, that was interrupted by isolated clashes between protesters and law enforcement personnel...

    Rangers personnel...
  • 'Ready to respond to Indian misadventures,' says Rawalpindi corps commander

    Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lt Gen Nadeem Raza in a visit to the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday warned that the corps would "respond aggressively and effectively to any Indian miscalculation or misadventure" along the Pak-India border, according to an Inter-Services Public Relations statement...

    The corps commander visited the Battal and Dawarandi sectors in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, where he "appreciated the high morale of the troops" and...
  • Kidnapped police officials found by roadside in Rawalpindi with marks of torture

    RAWALPINDI: The two police officials, who were allegedly kidnapped by unidentified activists of religious parties, from the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital on Sunday were found lying alongside a road in Sohan with marks of torture, fractured bones and bruises on Monday, after the sit-in was called off...

    Soon after they were found by a police patrol team, the police officials were taken to the DHQ hospital, from where they were...
  • Rawalpindi - Islamabad: Metro buses to be running from May 1

    ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to inaugurate the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus service on April 30 so that the residents of the twin cities could travel on the buses on Labour Day...

    The decision was taken at a review meeting of the metro bus project on Friday and the message of the Punjab chief minister and the prime minister was also conveyed to the participants
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