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Man shot dead over dispute 

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    SARGODHA: A man was gunned down over a dispute in Jhal Chakian police limits on Thursday.

    Rawalpindi man killed in row over prayer rug 

    Police said shopkeeper Muhammad Zaheer of Dherema quarreled with a customer Amir over rates of goods two days back. In a bid to take revenge, Amir and his four sons Saleem, Tanveer, Naseer and Naeem opened fire

    Man stabs brother-in-law to death 

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      FAISALABAD: A man killed his brother-in-law over a domestic issue in the limits of Chak Jhumra police station on Thursday.

      A police spokesman said that Babar and his wife went to the house of his in-laws in Chak No 187 when his brother-in-law Tazeem had an argument with him. When the arguments escalated, Tanzeem took out a knife and stabbed

      327 officials get smartphones 

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        MULTAN: At least 327 officials of agriculture department were provided android smartphones equipped with modern software applications.

        The devices would deliver detailed pest situation reports regarding different crops with guidelines, a press release issued by agriculture department stated. The software applications would enable officials to

        14-year-old boy dies of cardiac arrest 

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          SAMUNDARI: A student of government school in Samundari died of cardiacattack in his classroom on Thursday.

          According to details, 14-year-old Abdul Rehman, son of Muhammad Afzal, a resident of Shaukat Abad, was a student of ninth class at Government High School No 1. While the boy was studying in the class, he felt pain in his chest owing to

          Country braces for water shortage again this year

            Country braces for water shortage again this year

            ISLAMABAD: After claiming over 120 lives across Pakistan, monsoon season has now entered its weaker phase.  This year Pakistan has received below normal rains during the monsoon season and it is expected that in the coming days the amount and intensity of rainfall will decline further, triggering water scarcity in the country by the end of

            FIA arrests three human traffickers

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              SIALKOT: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested three human traffickers from various parts of Sialkot District on Thursday.

              FIA Divisional Deputy Director Khalid Anees said the FIA arrested accused Aftab Farooq from Kapoorwali-Sialkot Village, accused Muhammad Sarwar from Qila Kalarwala-Pasrur Village and Muhammad Younas from

              New challenge: Squash maestro to enter politics

                New challenge: Squash maestro to enter politics

                PESHAWAR: Former squash world champion Qamar Zaman has announced his entry into politics and relinquished his position as secretary of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Olympic Association. He maintained that due to political interference and the existence of two rival groups within the association, it has completely failed to work for the promotion of

                Apple’s deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix

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                  The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new players like Netflix.

                  While Apple has not revealed any plans publicly, a report that the iPhone maker could spend a billion dollars on its own shows suggested more disruption for a sector seeing rapid changes.

                  The move by

                  World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attack

                    World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attack

                    BARCELONA: Spanish and world leaders have condemned the Barcelona van attack, expressing outrage and solidarity with the victims.

                    The Spanish royal family issued an unusually strongly-worded statement: They are assassins, criminals who won’t terrorise us. All of Spain is Barcelona.”

                    FC Barcelona said it was “deeply

                    India’s Infosys CEO and MD Sikka resigns

                      India’s Infosys CEO and MD Sikka resigns

                      Infosys Ltd said on Friday Vishal Sikka has resigned as managing director and chief executive of the company with immediate effect.

                      U B Pravin Rao has been appointed as interim-managing director and chief executive, India’s no 2 software services exporter said in a statement. Sikka has now been appointed as executive vice-chairman, Infosys ad

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