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Hilly area residents to get stoves in winter

RAWALPINDI: Before the onset of winter, the government has approved a project to distribute 300 environment-friendly stoves among families in four mountainous tehsils of Rawalpindi district. The tehsils are Kalar Syedan, Kahuta, Kotli Satyan, and Murree. A total of 500 stoves will be distributed next month. Last year, 350 stoves …

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Villages without power for two days

AYUBIA: The residents of Baghan Kalal Kot village warned to surround the office of Galiyat SDO and XEN offices if they do not fix the impaired transformer by Tuesday (today). The transformer of Bhajan Kala Kot village is out of order for the past two weeks because of which it …

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Wildlife dept, GDA lock horns over land

ABBOTABAD: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife Department and the Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) have locked horns over a piece of land, where the latter has leased out over 100-kanal of land to a private firm to install a chairlift and construct high-rise buildings. The wildlife department has asked the GDA to annul …

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Unscrupulous elements uproot saplings in Chaklala Cantt

RAWALPINDI: Unidentified elements uprooted newly planted saplings in Chaklala Cantonment. Residents of Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) demanded of the authorities concerned to take an action against those who were involved in uprooting the saplings planted along Tufail Road. After a myriad of efforts, CCB authorities, on the persistent demand of …

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Encroachments a nuisance for residents

ISLAMABAD: Pushcarts, food trolleys, and clothing and accessories stalls feature heavily on the federal capital’s numerous pedestrian sidewalks giving anyone and everyone the opportunity to set up shop wherever they please. Despite the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) crackdown on such encroachments, they continue to thrive in the already busy city …

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PIA performs successful test flight at Juzzak airport

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has performed a successful test flight at a Chinese-built runway in the mineral-rich region of Balochistan’s Saindak town, China Urdu reported. پاکستان کے معدنی ذخائر سے مالا مال علاقے سینڈک میں چین کی طرف سے بنائے جانے والے رن وے پر پی آئی اے کی …

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Army chief stresses on guarding against hybrid threats

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has emphasised to guard effectively against hybrid threats in view of the latest developments in the region and the need to respond collectively with the whole of nation approach, the military said in a statement. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations …

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Al Qaeda chief appears in 9/11 anniversary video

Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri, who was presumed dead, has released a video message on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks. The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors militants’ websites said the video was released on Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that “Jerusalem will never be Judaised”, and praised al Qaeda …

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