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Govt to unfreeze accounts of TLP seminaries: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to unfreeze the bank accounts of seminaries associated with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, said Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Monday. Addressing the media, the federal minister said the accounts were being activated as of …

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Punjab govt announces package for Adiala jail inmates

RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has approved a prison package for Adiala jail, wherein the inmates have been allowed to have mattresses, blankets and pillows during the winter season. Geysers will also be installed in the jail for the provision of hot water to the prisoners. Jail sources told The Express …

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Roads to twin cities sealed as govt braces for TLP march

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Security in the twin cities has been placed on high alert with major highways, including the Murree Road, sealed with containers and barricades in an effort to deal with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbiak Pakistan’s (TLP) planned march from Lahore to Islamabad and any other protests. The proscribed party has called …

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Govt mulls petrol subsidy to tackle price hike

ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday decided to take measures to reduce the prices of essential commodities through the Ehsaas targeted subsidy programme, besides mulling over a scheme of subsidy on petrol for the low-income group and public transport. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) …

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Govt appoints Tarin as finance adviser

The federal government appointed Shaukat Tarin as the finance and revenue adviser on Monday after his tenure as a federal minister expired on Oct 16. According to a notification dated Oct 17, the president appointed Tarin as the adviser on the recommendation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Tarin has been …

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Govt approves Rs3.61b package for LoC residents

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has agreed to provide a package amounting to approximately Rs3.61 billion for the rehabilitation and protection of citizens living around the Line of Control (LoC) to ensure their protection from Indian military strikes and firing. As per the package, over 773 protective bunkers will be built …

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