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Following govt directions: Rawalpindi Arts Council looks to commercial events

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ISLAMABAD: With the provincial government claiming at every opportunity that its coffers are empty, it has decided to at least make its cultural centres self-sufficient, if not turn a profit. The Punjab government, under its Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chauhan, has devised a plan whereby arts councils in Rawalpindi, Murree and other parts of the province, […]

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All out efforts being made to make ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ drive successful: Zartaj Gul

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RAWALPINDI: State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Monday said all out efforts are being made to make the Clean and Green Pakistan drive successful. Addressing the traders community here at Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), she said pollution is one of the main issues that PTI government aims at tackling through initiatives […]

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Journalists boycott agreement signing ceremony

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RAWALPINDI: Mediapersons on Tuesday boycotted a ceremony held to contract out garbage lifting in the city to a Turkish company in protest against the ban on their entry to a police station. The SHO of Sadiqabad, Abdul Sattar Khan, has displayed a banner outside the police station which says: “Journalists can contact the city police […]

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Suicide: After ex-husband kills boyfriend, woman kills self

By Mudassir Raja RAWALPINDI: A woman committed suicide on Tuesday after her ex-husband killed the man she had allegedly eloped with a day earlier in Dheri Hassanabad on Tuesday. According to Civil Lines Police Station House Officer Raja Shakeel, Bibi burnt herself to death in her home at around 4pm. He said that police had […]

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CNIC mandatory to get treatment at Rawalpindi BBH

Muhammad Qasim RAWLPINDI: Provision of computerised national identity card (CNIC) is mandatory to get treatment at the Benazir Bhutto Hospital even in emergency. It is causing problems to patients and their attendants. A number of people complain of the difficulties they have to face in case they forget to bring their CNICs while rushing to […]

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Photographs, tableau highlight Kashmir issue

RAWALPINDI: To mark Kashmir Day, two exhibitions, one at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) and the other at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) were held on Monday. The RAC organised a three-day photograph exhibition in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir. Zamurd Khan, Managing Director Pakistan […]

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