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Imran, Qadri face terrorism charges in fresh FIR

Arrested PTI, PAT workers sent on judicial remand

Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad—Secretariat Police on Wednesday registered another FIR against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahirul Qadri for directing their workers to break into Parliament House and other state buildings along the Constitution Avenue.

1122 Rawalpindi rescued 1883 emergency victims

Rawalpindi—Rescue 1122 Rawalpindi rescued 1883 emergency victims in 1429 emergency operations conducted in August and maintained it average response time of less than seven minutes. Out of total 1429 emergency calls in the previous month, the Emergency Service dealt 626 road traffic accidents, 35 fire calls, one building collapse incident, 66 crime incidents, 118 special rescue operations and 583 medical emergencies.

Int’l Literacy Day to be marked on Sept 8

Islamabad—like other parts of the world International Literacy Day would be mark here on September 8 to renew the pledge for initiating efforts to improve literacy rate. Public and Private organizations across the country would arrange seminars, conferences, rallies and discussion programmes to highlight the need of ensuring every citizens’ access to the fundamental right of education.

After 2 days extension in vacations, schools opening today

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—After extension of two days (Monday and Tuesday) schools in the federal capital are opening from today (i.e. Wednesday). Earlier Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) had announced Monday to be the first working day in all schools and colleges under the Federal Directorate.

SCBA urges politicians not to involve courts in political affairs

Islamabad—Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Kamran Murtaza Tuesday said judiciary had no relationship with political parties and urged politicians to not involve courts in political affairs. Talking to media outside the Supreme Court, Kamran Murtaza termed the allegations of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) President Makhdoom Javed Hashmi about Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk a conversation between two leaders, which was denied by the PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

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