Monday, April 21, 2014
DAWN

Six die of ‘suffocation’ in sewage disposal well

VEHARI: Six people, including three Mailsi Tehsil Municipal administration employees, died after being suffocated in...

Elite police to get Rs379m arms, gear and vehicles

LAHORE: The Punjab government is reportedly giving Rs379 million high-powered vehicles, automatic pistols and ...

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Seminary teacher arrested after lost child found

LAHORE: Shahdara Town police took a seminary teacher into custody on Sunday after a six-year-old child, who went...

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PM to ‘leave’ for Saudi Arabia today

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to leave for Saudi Arabia on Monday (today) for an unscheduled visit ...

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40 kids suffer burns in ‘balloon blast’

A bunch of helium-filled balloons landed in a playground and caught fire after an explosion

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Haj forms available from today

LAHORE: Application forms for Haj under the government scheme will be available free of charge at the designated...

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Shahbaz opens Walton Flyover

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the newly-constructed Walton Flyover near Qainchi on Ferozepur ...

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Rally in support of Hamid Mir

LAHORE: A large number of journalists, politicians and representatives of civil rights organisations staged a ...

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Youth killed in jubilation fire

SHEIKHUPURA: A 19-year-old boy was killed and two others injured in jubilation firing in Wandiala Dayal Shah on...

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Musical evening wraps up tourism expo

LAHORE: Whirling dervishes rendered an outstanding performance on Saturday at the second Lahore International ...

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sports diary : Pakistan faces imminent suspension of IOC membership

As the biggest body of world sports, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to suspend membership of...

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‘Govt not to compromise on national interests’

SARGODHA: The government has two options -- dialogue and operation -- against militants to maintain its writ and it...

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FBR plans to add 0.1m taxpayers annually

FAISALABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa says the government has decided to add at least 0.1 ...

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PRSP chief warned over staff ‘irregularities’

FAISALABAD: Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP) staff tasked with treatment of people at various levels from basic...

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Leopard dies of injuries caused by ‘chasing mob’

BAHAWALPUR: A leopard that had crossed into Pakistan’s Cholistan area from India, succumbed to the injuries caused...

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Oldest school succumbs to official neglect

VEHARI: The Government Primary School No 1, the oldest institution of Vehari, has been closed down about a week back...

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Man strangles daughter on marriage dispute

VEHARI: A man allegedly strangled his 16-year-old daughter over a marriage dispute at Chak 198-WB, some 50-km from...

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