4 members of banned outfits among 7 suspects held in Sargodha

SARGODHA: The police have apprehended 7 seven suspects including 4 members of banned religious outfits from the city.

District police officer Sargodha, Dr.Usman Anwar told Geo News the police sprung to action and made the arrests on intelligence agencies? information that about 37 suspects were present in Sargodha.

Three of the detained suspects belong to Afghanistan, however 4 suspects are the members of banned religious outfits.

DPO Sargodha has stated that vacations of police staff have been cancelled, due to possible terrorist attacks while close circuit cameras are being installed in the city.

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Sassui ?stalker? arrested, booked


The Darakhshan police on Friday arrested a former section officer of the Sindh Agriculture Department, Illyas, who allegedly sent thous

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Detained ?foreign nationals? show CNICs in court


Most of the illegal immigrants, arrested from different parts of the city on late Thursday night were produced in different courts on F

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White House defends Clinton?s remarks

WASHINGTON: The White House is calling ?completely appropriate? Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton?s suggestion that Pakistani officials might

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Pakistan beat Italy in World Cup Qualifying match

ISLAMABAD: World No 7 Pakistan defeated World No 26 Italy 5-0 in their opening match of the first qualifying round for the Hockey World Cup 2010 on Saturday at the Metropole Hockey Club Lille, Italy.

According to the reports available here, Pakistan team gave a dominating display right from the beginning to beat their rivals.

Penalty Corner Specialist, Muhammad Sohail netted first goal for Pakistan through a penalty corner in the first half to lead his team 1-0.

In the second half, Sohail struck again by converting another penalty corner. While Muhammad Imran made the scoreline 3-0 by scoring third goal for Pakistan, also through a penalty corner.

Mounting pressure on Italy, Muhammad Zubair and Abdul Hafeen scored one goal apiece before the match was ended.

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Range-bound activity at KSE this week

KARACHI: The trade activity at Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) remained range-bound throughout the week in the wake of bomb blasts in Peshawar and the worsening law and order situation of the country.

However, continued interest of foreign investors in the share market prevented a major slide of the 100 Index, which moved up and down within a range of 400 points in this week.

The Index gained 8 points to close at 9,159 this week with an average market turnover of 187 million, showing a decline of 8 per cent compared to last week.

Pak PTA and Jehangir Siddiqui Company topped the list of volume leaders this week.

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Hillary phones PM, thanks him

ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton phoned Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Geo News reported Saturday.

According to reports, the US State Secretary thanked the premier for rousing welcome accorded to her.

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Hangu blast damages 3 shops

HANGU: At least three shops were razed, when a blast occurred at a market near Old Sabzi Mandi in Hangu, Geo News quoted police sources as saying Saturday.

According to police sources, there is no report regarding loss of human lives in the blast.

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No change in POL prices for Nov

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gar Regulation Authority (OGRA) Saturday notified that the prices of petroleum products will remain unchanged during the month of November.

The notification will come to effect from November 1 for the entire month.

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SBP accepts bids of Rs101750m in OMO

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan on Saturday accepted bids of Rs 101,750 million during its Reverse Repo Open Market Operation (injection) in Government of Pakistan Market Treasury Bills and Pakistan Investment Bonds.

The bids offered for 07-Days (injection) amounted the same. The rate of return is 12 percent.

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