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Mardan blast: Suicide attacker’s DNA sample sent to lab

PESHAWAR (Web Desk / AFP) – During probe into Tuesday’s blast at Nadra office in Mardan, the authorities have sent DNA sample of suspected suicide attacker to laboratory for identification, Dunya News reported. Anti-terrorism department has also registered an F.I.R against unknown terrorist and his facilitators on the request of ...

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Three terrorists killed in FC operation in Turbat

QUETTA  – At least three terrorists including key commander of banned outfit were killed during a raid by Frontier Corps (FC) in Turbat today (Tuesday). Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman told the media that the operation was held on a tip off received about the presence of criminal elements. The alleged ...

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Punjab govt launches Khidmat Card Programme for special persons

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Government of Punjab on Tuesday launched Khidmat Card Programme with two billion rupees for providing financial assistance to special persons, the Radio Pakistan reported. Under the programme, special persons will be provided 3,600 rupees after every three months. Initially, two hundred thousand people will benefit ...

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Nepra reduces electricity tariff by Rs2.06 per unit

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has reduced electricity tariff by Rs2.06 per unit for all distribution companies under the monthly fuel adjustment plan, Dunya News reported. The decision to reduce tariff was taken at the request of the Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) at ...

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Anti-polio drive resumes in Swabi despite security fears

PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio drive kicked off in Swabi on Monday, resuming the region’s anti-polio campaign which was cancelled due to security concerns last week. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Health Department said 260,000 children will be vaccinated during the campaign. According to the Swabi police, tight security measures have been ...

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PM inspects 1,320 MW power project at Port Qasim

KARACHI (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed to make Bin Qasim Power project operational providing electricity to national grid by 31 December 2017, the Radio Pakistan reporte. He stated this while inspecting progress at 1,320 megawatt coal-fired power project at Port Qasim in Karachi. The project will be ...

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Modi’s visit should be taken as positive step: Ishaq Dar

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Federal Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday has said that Indian Prime Minister s visit was not scheduled and should be taken as a positive step. The minister welcomed Narendra Modi s visit while addressing a conference in the federal capital. Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on Friday ...

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