Cholera cases in Dera Bughti surges to 1700

DERA BUGHTI: Cholera epidemic in district Dera Bughti of Balochistan province could not be controlled as the number of cholera affected people on Friday surged to 1700. One girl died due to cholera, rising the death toll to five. According to Health Department’s sources, 234 new cases of cholera were detected in Pir Koh area […]

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Call to transfer District Returning Officer Harnai

HARNAI: Syed Noor Muhammad Shah, Chairman, Harnai Bachao Tehreek (HBT), has demanded of the authorities to get District Returning Officer (DRO), Harnai transferred forthwith. Addressing a press conference at Harnai Press Club with other office bearers and workers of HBT here on Friday, he said that the ruling party of Balochistan government was violating rules […]

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Meeting reviews preparedness for anti-polio drive

KOHAT: Muhammad Javed Marwat, Commissioner Kohat Division convened the Divisional Task Force (Polio) meeting on Friday and reviewed preparedness for upcoming Polio Eradication Campaign, scheduled from for May 23 to 27, 2022. The meeting was attended by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police Kohat Region, DCs Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Orakzai and ADC Kurram, DPO Orakzai, all […]

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Customs seizes whey powder worth Rs20 million

Rakni: Field Enforcement Unit (FEU) of Collectorate of Customs, Balochistan claimed to have seized 1250 parcels of whey powder worth millions of rupees from Punjab-bound container in an operation conducted in Rakni area of Balochistan province on Friday. According to a statement issued by the media cell of Collectorate of Customs, Balochistan, 1250 parcels of […]

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Cops recover wine distillery, arrest two drug peddlers

Rajanpur: Rajanpur police launched a crackdown against wine makers and sellers in Kacha area to demolish their distilleries on early Friday. According to police sources, 88 policemen took part in crackdown and claimed to unearth a working distillery, nabbed two wanted criminals and recovered 250 empty bottles of wine, 400 liters of liquor from their […]

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12 killed, eight injured in road accident in Nowshera Virrkan

Nowshera: As many as 12 people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident in Nowshera Virrkan area of Gujranwala district in the wee hours of Friday. According to police, two Toyota vans collided with a dumper truck near Gujranwala. As a result, 12 people were killed and eight others injured. Those who […]

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General Bajwa attends War Game session at Kharian

Rawalpindi: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) attended War Game session at Kharian aimed at refinement / crystallization of formation’s plans, the military’s media affairs wing said on Friday. According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS also witnessed field demonstration encompassing perfection of drills / procedures […]

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Seven class girl dies of heatstroke in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: A seventh class girl student died of heatstroke in Faisalabad where temperature hit 45 degrees centigrade on Friday. According to a report, the student of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kanjwani fainted from the heatwave when she came out of the examination room in Faisalabad. The schoolgirl named Sana was immediately shifted to the […]

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