DATE: 16-07-2017                                                                         


Federal government has launched relief and rehabilitation programme for terrorism affected people of Tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency.


Punjab Planning and Development Department has approved over sixteen billion rupees for completion of seven projects in the province.


France has urged Qatar and its neighbors to resolve their differences through dialogue.





Federal government has launched a relief and rehabilitation programme for terrorism affected people of Tehsil Bara in Khyber Agency.


Sources of FATA Secretariat told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that the affected people are being given cash assistance to repair their damaged houses.


So far, more than one point five billion rupees have been distributed among four thousand six hundred and thirty-nine families.



Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif says the nation has rejected politics of protest, long marches and sit-ins.


In a statement, he said public has given mandate to PML-N to serve the nation.


He said a handful of political elements cannot take the nation hostage through non-democratic practices.


The Chief Minister said that the elements who are creating hurdle in the way of progress and prosperity of the country will not succeed in their designs.



Punjab Planning and Development Department has approved sixteen point four-three billion rupees for completion of seven development projects in various areas of province.


The approval was given during the working party meeting of Planning and Development Department in Lahore.


These funds will be utilized for construction of sports complex in Lahore, signal free interchange at G.T. Road in Gujranwala, Lahore-Narowal Road via Baddho Mallhi and Narang and a bridge over Jhelum River in district Mandi Bahauddin.



Citizens-Police Liaison Committee, with the collaboration of Edhi Foundation and CHIPA Welfare Association has launched two new websites for identification of unclaimed bodies and verification of snatched or stolen cell phones.


An official of Liaison Committee told Radio Pakistan Karachi correspondent that information about the identification of unclaimed bodies will be available on shanakht.cplc.org.pk.


The snatched and stolen cell phones can be verified by IMEI numbers before purchasing second-hand mobiles by visiting mobilephone.cplc.org.pk


The official said that its database holds record of more than one million IMEI numbers of stolen and snatched mobile phones.



One hundred and twenty suspects were arrested during search operations in different areas of Swabi District on Sunday.


Arms and ammunition were recovered from them.



Two persons were killed and three injured when a car swept away from a partially damaged bridge due to heavy rain in Tehsil Wadh area of District Khuzdar.


Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah khan Zehri directed Commissioner Kalat Division to provide all possible assistance to the affectees.



Canadians have paid rich tribute to the struggle of the long-oppressed Kashmiri people.


Speaking at a conference organized by the Friends of Kashmir Committee Canada at Toronto also paid tribute to Burhan Wani on his first martyrdom.


The conference pledged to continue to highlight the plight of Kashmiri people at all forums until they achieve their right to self-determination.



France has urged Qatar and its neighbors to resolve their differences through dialogue.


The demand was made by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at a joint press conference with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Jeddah.                               



In China, at least twenty-two people have been killed and three injured after a fire broke out in a two-storey house in eastern part of the country.

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