LG Polls: Punjab, Sindh go to PML-N and PPP

Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) are leading with thumping majority in the first phase of Local Government elections in Punjab and Sindh respectively, according to unofficial results received so far for over 85 percent seats.

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Digitalization of records offshoots

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Punjab has started digitalisation of all its records, The News has learnt.

It is learnt that the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is providing financial assistance to the project of digitalisation of FIA Punjab records.

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Why Kalabagh Dam is critical for Pakistan

LAHORE – The population of Pakistan will be around 230 million by 2025 and if natural resources were not utilized properly the country could face crises of food as well as water scarcity, experts said. They said that there is extensive amount of convincing data pointing to potential disaster for our beloved country.

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More than 70 killed in country-wide floods

Torrential monsoon rains and ensuing flooding of rivers and rainwater drains continued to wreak havoc across the country, washing away houses, crops and installations besides killings dozens more. At least 70 people have reportedly been killed in countrywide in rain-related disasters.

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The Upside to Divisive Power-play

While western scholars deem it necessary to permit a revolution in Pakistan, the question of whether or not we require a messiah has often boggled the intelligentsia. While nationalism and tradition hailed in Balochistan and Punjab respectively, a ghastly series of repercussions garnered results such as the killing of PTI leader Zahra Shahid Hussain in . . . → Read More: The Upside to Divisive Power-play

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Lok Virsa holds folk festival in Islamabad

The folk festival ‘Lok Mela’ organised by Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage) is now becoming the talk of the town, as more and more people are keep pouring in to witness the event with all its festivities.

Enthusiasts, who seem to have been exhausted from the hot summer days and of . . . → Read More: Lok Virsa holds folk festival in Islamabad

Sharifs sweep by-elections in Punjab

By-elections are often ignored as nothing more than parties reclaiming a seat they had lost to some unfortunate incident or disqualification. In the last five years multiple by-elections have taken place and in most cases they have produced nothing exciting or out of the ordinary.

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Pakistan need for change

Pakistan is a divided house. No matter how forcefully it is denied, the fact remains that Pakistan is now a deeply divided society with each side dug in deep. Reason and Logic are the first casualties of this divide in our society. No longer can one imagine having an honest discussion on any issue under . . . → Read More: Pakistan need for change

Poor medical facilities in Pakistan

Over the last few weeks, Pakistani doctors have staged several strikes and taken to the streets to protest. The most recent strike ended on Monday morning after a 20-day work stoppage.

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