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  • President Mamnoon calls for unity in Muslim world at OIC summit in Astana

    Hussain is heading a Pakistani delegation at the two-day Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Science and Technology in Astana, the Kazakh capital, where heads of state and government from over 20 Muslim countries have gathered...

    Participants at the summit are expected to adopt the Astana Declaration and the OIC Action Plan for the next 10 years, the FO said...

  • Astana admin sheltering outlaws: police

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Police have alleged that Pir of Bharchundi Sharif, Ghotki, provides shelter to dacoits, notorious criminals and proclaimed offenders...

    In a press release issued by the DPO office on Sunday, Sadiqabad Deputy Superintendent Police Syed Ali Raza Shah said the farmhouse of Pir Mian Mitha of Bharchundi Sharif was a safe haven for criminals of Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki in the Katcha area on the border of these districts, out...
  • Putin calls for boosting Syria truce ahead of Astana talks

    President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for shoring up Syria's frail truce as Russian-led peace talks involving Syrian militants and government officials are set to begin Wednesday in Kazakhstan's capital Astana...

    “We consider that this situation - the ceasefire - needs to be strengthened, and this is precisely what our representatives will work on tomorrow and the day after in Astana together with the sides in the Syrian...

  • Different pedigree, same goal for United and Astana

    LONDON: FC Astana did not exist when Manchester United became European champions for the third time in 2008...

    Formed only six years ago, Astana will look to become the first team from Kazakhstan to advance to Europe’s top level when they defend a 1-0 lead in the second leg of their playoff with APOEL Nicosia...

  • Syrian rebels arrive in Astana for talks with regime

    ASTANA: Members of the Syrian opposition delegation arrived on Sunday in the Kazakh capital Astana for face-to-face peace talks with the war-torn nation’s government...

    Chief opposition negotiator Mohammad Alloush flew into Astana on Sunday morning, according to a correspondent who saw the delegation arrive...

  • 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...

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