Rawalpindi

Type: City
Name: Rawalpindi
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 33.599998
Longitude: 73.040001
population: 1,743,599
First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

BISE supplementary matric exams from Sept 9

RAWALPINDI: The supplementary exams of matric of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Rawalpindi would start from September 9. According to the spokesperson of the board, the students can download the admission form through online ... [Published Daily Times - 32 mins ago]
Entities: Rawalpindi, Admission
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

RBISE Supplementary matric exams from Sept 9

Rawalpindi: Supplementary exams of Matric of Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) would start from 9th September 2014.According to Spokesman of Rawalpindi Education Board, students can download admission form through Online ... [Published Online News Pakistan - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Directives issued to tighten banks\' security

Sources said Rawalpindi Police authorities have directed divisional police officers, SDPO$s and SHOs to prepare and furnish comprehensive report on the number of security guards deployed in banks, name of their respective security companies, information ... [Published Frontier Post - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Security, Rawalpindi, Police
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Over 60 buses to ply on Metro bus route

As many as 64 buses would ply on the Metro bus route between the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, an official working on the project has said.He said that work on the project is continuing and would be completed within the stipulated timefram ... [Published Pakistan Today - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

All terrorists to be rooted out from their hideouts, says COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday vowed that with such high quality, professional and skilled troops, all terrorists would be rooted out from their hideouts even from the most treacherous and far-off areas.He made ... [Published The News International - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

NATIONAL - Army Chief witnesses exercise between Pakistan and China

Rawalpindi- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today witnessed a joint Field Training exercise of Pakistan and China Special Forces at Headquarters Special Services Group near Cherat.According to ISPR, three weeks long joint military training ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Rain associated with gusty winds expected at isolated places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Malakand, Kalat, Kashmir.

Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country on Saturday.However, rain and thundershower associated with gusty winds is likely to occur at a few places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hazara, Malakand, Kalat, Mirpur ... [Published Radio Pakistan - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Blast on CNG station injures 2, car destroyed

Rawalpindi: Atleast 2 salesmen received severe injuries in a blast that took place at CNG Station while a car was completely destroyed. According to details, blast took place in a car during CNG filing on a CNG Station near Staduim road in Rawalpindi. ... [Published Daily Times - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Rawalpindi
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

COAS was asked by govt to play facilitative role : DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Aug 29 (APP): According to a tweet pasted at ISPR website, Director General, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa Friday said “the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif was asked by the government ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Ephedrine case: Court rejects Abbasi’s acquittal plea

Abbasi is accused of misappropriating 500kg of the controlled substance ephedrine in 2010, and then allegedly selling it to narcotics smugglers. PHOTO: AFPRAWALPINDI:  A Control of Narcotics Substances (CNS) court on Thursday rejected an acquittal application ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Pak political drama nears end after army chief intervenes

Pakistan's powerful army chief has stepped in to mediate between the embattled government and the protesters seeking resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, bringing the military back into the centre stage and signaling a possible end to the high-political ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

45,000 to take medical college entrance test

LAHOREMore than 45,000 candidates (30,500 female and 14,500 male) have been issued roll numbers to appear in medical colleges’ entrance test this year to be conducted by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Sunday.According to a press release issued ... [Published The News International - Aug 29 2014]

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Explaining what transpired in the leadlead upup to the army chief's meeting with Imran and Qadri, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in Parliament: "It so happened that I was in a meeting when Nisar got a call requesting if General Raheel could meet with Imran and Qadri to which I said they have requested the meeting and if General Raheel wants to meet them, he should go ahead."
ISLAMABAD: The fun lovers of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were entertained with a play ` "Pehchan Humari Pakistan’ staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in connection with Independence Day celebrations.The play titled “Pehchan Humari Pakistan”, was written by Azhar Firoz and directed by Imran Rushdi while portraying theme on nation’s identity and provided an opportunity of lughter to the viewers. The social issues were discussed with some wit, humor and positive criticism, while the first scene sarcastically described our society that some people are misfit for right job. The play opened with a two stalls in which one is mobile easy-load shop run by a blind person while the other stall of vegetable was owned by deaf shopkeeper. The people feel pride under the flag of their own parties but the main character Ehsan Qureshi told them that we should be under our national flag which was the only symbol of unity. The writer also criticized adaptation of western culture. Besides the Muslims, the other community like Christians, Hindu, Sikh and other communities residing in Pakistan also felt pride under national flag. The 14 leading characters in the play including Ehsan Qureshi, Naeem Tota, Reha Yousaf, Naeem Bubba, Amin Shehzad, Taskeen Victor and Rana Kashif played wonderful role and received great appreciation from the viewers. Such events are a way to promote healthy activities as theater plays an important role in highlighting and resolving the issues of the society through artistic expressions, said Naheed Manzoor and Resident Director, Waqar Ahmad."
She said her family had learned about Isis only in the past few weeks. She had previously assumed people were talking about the Pakistani ISI. "Then someone corrected me that it was another organisation in Iraq."
"The stand-off now is about the PM holding on. All arguments about democracy or constitution are irrelevant since the sitting government is there in spite of the law and not because of the law."

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