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  • High flood at Taunsa barrage alarms authorities

    LAHORE: The Met office set alarm bells ringing on Tuesday with its announcement that the Indus River was in high flood at Taunsa barrage and it might rise in a couple of days...

    “At present there is medium to high flood in the Indus at Kalabagh and Chashma headworks where the discharge was 410,000 cusecs and 463,000 cusecs, respectively, but the situation is problematic at Taunsa barrage/headwork where both the inflow/outflow is...

  • High flood at Taunsa; 200 villages evacuated

    MUZAFFARGARH: The district administration issued a ‘red alert’ warning on Monday as a high flood of 500,000 cusec is reportedly passing through the Taunsa Barrage...

    According to irrigation department estimates, if water in the River Chenab exceeds 290,000 cusec it could become a threat for Muzaffargarh city, while the Indus capacity at Taunsa Barrage was 800,000 cusec...

  • Taunsa rocked by terror activities

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Taunsa city is home to the shrine of saint of Chishtia order Muhammad Sulaman Taunsivi who preached love, peace and humanity all his life...

    The city, which has a good higher education rate, however, has been facing terrorist attacks for the last some years...

  • Taunsa politicians ‘receiving threats’

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Politicians from Taunsa Sharif tehsil have been receiving threatening calls since a suicide attack on political camp office of MNA Amjad Farooq Khan Khosa...

    Historically, the Qaisrani tribe has played a special role in defending the area from mercenaries hailing from Waziristan who looted Taunsa Sharif, Badshsah told Dawn...

  • Raheel opens Shabbir Sharif hospital

    GUJRAT: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif on Sunday inaugurated Maj Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Hospital at his native Kunjah Town near Gujrat...

    The hospital has been established by the Punjab government on the recommendation of the army chief...

  • Faisalabad’s allied hospital specialists to work at general hospital

    FAISALABAD: Under a stopgap arrangement, doctors of different specialties, attached with Allied and DHQ hospitals, will render their services at the outpatient department (OPD) of General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammadabad...

    This was decided in a meeting chaired by Punjab Medical College (PMC) Principal Prof Muhammad Ali Tirmazi at the General Hospital on Monday...

  • MSF hospital attack: US relied on Afghan allies who resented hospital, says AP

    WASHINGTON: Immediately after the US killed at least 30 people in a devastating airstrike on a charity hospital, Afghanistan's national security adviser told a European diplomat that his country would take responsibility because “we are without doubt, 100 per cent convinced the place was occupied by Taliban”, according to notes of the meeting reviewed by The Associated Press...

    Eyewitnesses tell the AP they saw no gunman at the...

  • 1 dead as explosion hits Afghanistan's Mazar-e-Sharif City

    At least one person was killed when an explosion hit the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Thursday, TOLO News reported...

    The deadliest of assaults was on a police compound in the city of Gardez in Paktia province where Taliban militants disguised as police detonated three explosive-packed vehicles ? including a truck and a Humvee ? that cleared the way for 11 gunmen to enter...

  • NAB notices pasted at Sharif’s Lahore residences

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has given ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons — Hussain and Hassan — 30 days to appear before the Islamabad accountability court, otherwise they will be declared proclaimed offenders (PO) and their properties attached...

    On Wednesday, NAB officials pasted copies of the notice at the Model Town and Jati Umra residences of the Sharif family...

  • Raheel Sharif arrives in Lahore with some Saudi citizens

    LAHORE: Former army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif, the head of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT), reached here from Saudi Arabia by a special plane on Friday...

    According to media reports, some Saudi nationals accompanied Gen Sharif who reportedly left for his residence from Lahore airport’s old terminal while the Saudis moved to a local hotel...

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