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Indian singer Sukhbir evade his arrest at Lahore airport

LAHORE: Indian Bhangra singer Sukhbir Singh dodged the airport officials to evade his arrest at the hands of custom authorities at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, after $27,000 were recovered from his luggage on Sunday. According to details, Sukhbir was set to board flight PK-203 to Dubai but was found to have been carrying $ 27,000, during the luggage screening, after which the custom authorities barred him from boarding the plane. The Indian singer was being taken in for interrogation when he somehow managed to dodge the authorities andRead More

ICAP, Unilever organizes Pak’s 1st ever finance competition

KARACHI: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Unilever Pakistan jointly organized Pakistan’s first ever Finance competition -National Finance Olympiad (NFO) 2015, the Grand Finale of which was held recently at a local hotel in Karachi. The event, organized by the ICAP’s Professional Accountants In Business (PAIB) Committee, was attended by the top management of renowned national and multinational organizations. The top six qualifying teams; Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited, Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited Engro Fertilizers Limited, Haleeb Foods Limited, Kot Addu Power Company Limited and PakistanRead More

Army shifts 528 persons to safer places

MULTAN: Multan Corps soldiers of Pakistan Army shifted 528 flood victims to safer places during relief operations thorough helicopters in flood hit areas of South Punjab. According to a release issued by ISPR Sunday, the army provided free medical treatment facilities and medicines to 234 flood affected people at army medical camp Layyah besides distributing ration among the flood hit families. Pak Army jawan also rescued four out of six children who drowned near Fakhar Bund Rajanpur in DG Khan area. The Armydivers fished out the bodies of the drownedRead More

Punjab CM orders judicial inquiry into Kasur child abuse scandal

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Sunday that a judicial inquiry will be conducted into reports of child sexual abuse in Kasur. The Home Ministry should immediately request the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court to constitute a judicial commission to probe the case. Shahbaz ordered authorities to apprehend the culprits behind the horrific incidents of child abuse in Kasur and give them exemplary punishment. The Chief Minister also vowed to ensure justice for the affected families at any cost. Shahbaz Sharif said that child abuse cannotRead More

PM to participate in Pak-Belarus Business & Investment Forum

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would leave for Belarus capital Minsk on August 10, on the invitation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. It would be the first ever visit by any Prime Minister of Pakistan to the Republic of Belarus. The Prime Minister’s visit was taking place soon after the Belarusian President had visited Pakistan in May this year. During the visit, the Prime Minister would hold delegation-level talks with the President and the Prime Minister of Belarus. The Chairman of the Council of Republic and the Chairman of theRead More

Two bike thieves and illegal immigrant arrested

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested two motorcycle thieves, an Afghan national and recovered two bikes and wine from them, a police spokesman said. According to details, Khana police nabbed an Afghan personn Khayal Gul during patrolling for illegally residing in the country while a bootlegger Akhtar Jameel was held in possession of wine by Golra police. Meanwhile, ASI Qamar Ejaz from Sabzi Mandi police station apprehended two motorbike thieves Khair, Hassan and recovered two motorcycles from them. SSP Islamabad Sajid Kinai while reviewing this performance has directed all police officialsRead More