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Fresh earthquake with 5.9 magnitude jolts parts of country today morning

08 August, 2019 6:25 am 6:25 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After a laps of four days, earthquake again jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Punjab on Thursday morning.  However, no human loss or property damage was reported in any part of the country where tremors were strongly felt. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre Islamabad (NSMC), … Read More



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Punjab Youth Festival scam: NAB again summons Rana Mashood on August 6

08 August, 2019 5:14 pm 5:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has again summoned former provincial minister Rana Mashood in corruption scandal of the Punjab Youth Festival. The PML-N leader is accused of getting contracts of millions of rupees through fake companies. Sources said that more arrests are expected in the Punjab Youth Festival scam after Eidul … Read More



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Punjab cabinet meets under CM Buzdar to take up 19-point agenda

07 July, 2019 3:32 pm 3:32 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The meeting of Punjab cabinet is underway with Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in chair today to take up 19 points on its agenda. The meeting being attended by all ministers, advisors, special assistants and senior government officials is in progress at the committee room of CM Secretariat. Chief Minister Buzdar … Read More



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Intermittent monsoon rain continues in Lahore, other parts of country

07 July, 2019 8:59 am 8:59 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Lahore including Punjab and other parts of country are being received intermittent monsoon rain on Tuesday. Heavy rain lashed Lahore and its adjoining areas in the wee hours of Tuesday. The torrential rain has flooded roads and streets in many parts of the city. Rainwater entered houses in several low-lying areas … Read More



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Shehbaz, UK, money, laundering

Shehbaz, family allegedly laundered a chunk from ‘£500 m Britain’s aid...

07 July, 2019 11:59 am 11:59 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Former Punjab chief minister and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif allegedly laundered Britain’s aid worth millions of pounds reserved for the rehabilitation of earthquake victims, claims UK’s newspaper in its article. Up to £500million of UK foreign aid has been poured into his province of Punjab, but, investigators claim, his family was … Read More



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Heavy rain lashes Lahore, other cities of Punjab

07 July, 2019 11:21 am 11:21 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Heavy rain in Lahore including several cities of Punjab on Thursday morning turned weather pleasant. The downpour was experienced in Punjab’s cities including, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Jehlum and other areas, which had dropped down the mercury. Besides Punjab, the rain also observed in many other areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Karachi. The … Read More



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17% GST: Traders observe partial shutter-down in parts of Punjab

07 July, 2019 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Traders and whole-sellers in different cities of Punjab observed shutter-down and set up camps to protest 17 per cent ratio of General Sales Tax (GST) imposed by the federal government in the budget 2019. The strike was partially observed in the cities including Lahore, Gujranwala and Faisalabad and markets remained close, … Read More



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NAB, arrests, former, Punjab, DG, Sports, Usman, Anwar

NAB arrests former Punjab DG Sports Usman Anwar

06 June, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested former Punjab DG Sports Usman Anwar for corruption charges. According to the NAB, Usman Anwar faces the charge of misappropriating millions of rupees in the contracts of Punjab Youth Festival held in 2011 and 2012. He also violated the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PEPRA) … Read More



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Anti-polio drive kicks off across country

06 June, 2019 1:41 pm 1:41 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – A three-day anti-polio campaign began across the country on Monday. According to the focal person Babar Bin Atta, the government has launched a countrywide polio immunisation campaign. It will start from Sindh and selected districts of Punjab and Balochistan. He said that around 2.5 million children under-five years of age from … Read More



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NAB, arrests, Punjab, Forests, Minister, Sibtain Khan, inquiry

Punjab Minister Sibtain Khan remanded in NAB custody till June 25

06 June, 2019 12:14 pm 12:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – An accountability court remanded Punjab Minister for Forests Sibtain in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for 10 days. He will again produced in court on June 25. On the other hand, Sibtain Khan sent his resignation to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar. “I am clean and I … Read More



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Punjab, unveils, Rs2.357 trillion, budget, FY2019-20

Punjab unveils Rs2.357 trillion budget for FY2019-20

06 June, 2019 6:49 pm 6:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Finance Minister Hashim Bakhat Jawan unveiled the Rs2,300 billion for the next fiscal year 2019-20 on Friday. Presenting the budget in the House, Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht said that out of total volume, Rs350 billion has been reserved for development while Rs1,717 billion for non-development purposes. He said that an … Read More



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Punjab, Sindh budgets for FY 2019-20 to be presented today

06 June, 2019 8:00 am 8:00 am

LAHORE/KARACHI (92 News) – The budgets for the next financial year (FY) 2019-20 of Punjab and Sindh will be presented on Friday (today). The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Punjab government will announce its budget for the financial year 2019-20 in the provincial assembly in Lahore. Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht will present the budget … Read More



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Punjab, Lahore, bars, distance, themselves, tomorrow, strike

Punjab, Lahore bars distance themselves from today’s strike

06 June, 2019 8:09 pm 8:09 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab Bar Association (PbBA) and the Lahore Bar Association have distanced themselves from the June 14 strike. Addressing a joint press conference on Thursday, 10 members of the Punjab Bar Association rejected the call given by the lawyers’ organizations over the issue of a reference against the judges. They said … Read More



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Punjab govt working on improving infrastructure, says CM’s adviser

05 May, 2019 5:47 pm 5:47 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister on Economic Affairs and Planning Salman Shah said on Monday that the provincial government is working on improving infrastructure, adding efforts are afoot to create job opportunities. Addressing a press conference alongside Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, the adviser said that the government is carrying … Read More



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Previous govt badly affected economy: CM Usman Buzdar

05 May, 2019 12:27 pm 12:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar on Saturday has blamed previous governments for badly affecting the economy of the country. In his statement, CM Buzdar said that projects for personal exhibition were installed by taking heavy loans that damaged the economy. Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Umsan Buzdar has said that the … Read More



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