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Sindh demands setting up refugee camps in Punjab, KP

Sindh demands setting up refugee camps in Punjab, KP

Sindh Minister for Agriculture, Supply, and Prices Muhammad Ismail Rahoo. — Facebook The federal government should set up refugee camps for Afghans in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the merged districts (erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas), Sindh Minister for Agriculture, Supply, and Prices Muhammad Ismail Rahoo said on Monday. “The borders …

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Summer vacations in Punjab, KP from July 1

Summer vacations in Punjab, KP from July 1

Students wear protective masks maintaining safe distance as they attend a class. — AFP/File Summer vacations will kick off from July 1 in schools across Punjab and Khyber  Pakhtunkhwa, while Sindh’s  schools will not be getting any this year. Punjab Minister for Education Murad Raas, in a tweet, said that …

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CTD conducts raids in different cities of Punjab after blast

CTD conducts raids in different cities of Punjab after blast

Security officials inspect the site of an explosion that killed at least three people and wounded several others in Lahore on June 23, 2021. — AFP LAHORE: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday raided different cities of Punjab, a day after a blast killed three and injured scores at Johar …

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‘Punjab, KP CMs favoured as they remain silent’

'Punjab, KP CMs favoured as they remain silent'

Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab claimed on Sunday that the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief ministers are favoured by the federal government as they “remain silent”. “They like ‘mute’ people like Usman Buzdar. They like the KP CM because he remains silent,” said Wahab, at a press conference in Karachi. …

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Punjab, Sindh hit by coronavirus vaccine shortages

Punjab, Sindh hit by coronavirus vaccine shortages

A health worker administers coronavirus vaccine to a person in Karachi. — PPI/File Two of Pakistan’s most populated provinces, Sindh and Punjab, are facing a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, sources said Friday, with the country’s total inoculations reaching a mere 2% of the total population so far. The  situation in …

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Punjab to announce summer vacations in two weeks

Punjab to announce summer vacations in two weeks

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas. File photo LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday said summer vacations will be announced within two weeks, as the intense heat is making life difficult for schoolchildren. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, Education Minister Murad Raas said the provincial government is aware of the …

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SIM cards of anti-vaxxers to be blocked in Punjab

SIM cards of anti-vaxxers to be blocked in Punjab

People wait for their turn to get a COVID-19 coronavirus Sinovac vaccine at the Red Crescent vaccination centre in Rawalpindi on May 24. — AFP/File The SIM cards of people refusing to get vaccinated  will be blocked, the Punjab government announced on Thursday, as the the country seeks to inoculate  …

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Heatwave: Punjab changes school timings

Heatwave: Punjab changes school timings

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas LAHORE: The timings have been changed in all private and public schools amid extremely hot weather, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas announced Thursday. “All Public and Private Schools of Punjab to comply with the following New School Timing Schedule: 7am to 11:30am,” Raas tweeted. “Please …

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