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Rangers to ensure peaceful atmosphere for LG polls: DG Rangers

Thursday, 19 November 2015 18:56 Posted by Imaduddin HYDERABAD: Director General Rangers Maj Gen Bilal Akbar has said the Rangers and police were performing their duties in order to prevent any violence and to maintain law and order. Talking to media after visiting a polling station in Poly-Technical College here ...

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Pak forex stand at $19.713bn

Thursday, 19 November 2015 18:50 Posted by Imaduddin KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at 19.713 billion dollars, said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). According to SBP’s weekly statement here on Thursday, the foreign reserves held by State Bank of Pakistan on November 13 amounted ...

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Rangers arrest eight gangsters

Thursday, 19 November 2015 18:49 Posted by Imaduddin KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh has arrested eight alleged gangsters, including one foreign national, and recovered three rifles, seven pistols and five hand grenades from their possession. The Rangers spokesman said here on Thursday that the gangsters were arrested from Ghareeb Shah Colony ...

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PM arrives in quake-hit Upper Dir to review relief efforts

Thursday, 19 November 2015 15:29 Posted by Parvez Jabri UPPER DIR: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Thursday to review pace of relief operation and will also distribute compensation cheques among the affected people. The Governor Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, National ...

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Delimitation of constituencies is job of ECP: SC

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:19 Posted by Parvez Jabri ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday remarked that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is a constitutional institution which enjoys the powers to delimit constituencies which the commission should exercise. The observation came during the hearing of a petition filed against ...

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506 candidates contesting for 137 seats in Jamshoro

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:17 Posted by Parvez Jabri HYDERABAD: Around 506 candidates are contesting for 137 seats in local bodies elections in Jamshoro district. As many as 391,616 voters were registered in the district comprise 213,742 male and 177,876 female voters. Around 344 polling stations have set-up across the ...

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Polling stopped in UC 53 of HMC after clash between two groups

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:16 Posted by Parvez Jabri HYDERABAD: Three persons were injured in a clash between two groups in Hussainabad area near a polling station of Union Committee 53 of Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC), the polling process was stopped. The Returning Officer Attaullah Nohrio ordered the Presiding Officer ...

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624,638 voters to elect their local representatives

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:14 Posted by Parvez Jabri MIRPURKHAS: Polling for seats of 1 district council, 1 municipal committee and 5 town committees on Thursday started here in different constituencies at 7:30 am in a peaceful environment. According to details, in district Mirpurkhas, total 624,638 voters were registered including ...

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Balochistan govt to endorse Marree agreement: Balochistan Minister

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:11 Posted by Parvez Jabri QUETTA: Balochistan Information Minister and Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Parliamentary leader, Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal has said any decision on Marree agreement regarding change in Balochistan government will be endorsed. Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, he said, was in ...

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