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Tracy Brabin - who was in Coronation Street - secured 86 percent of the vote in Batley and Spen. ***
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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif reached Rahim Yar Khan today to launch National Health Programme in Punjab.
Radio Pakistan Correspendent Sajjad Parvez reports under the first phase, this programme will cover four districts of Punjab,Rahim Yar Khan, Khanewal, Narowal and Sargodha by providing the medical treatment facility to thirty six million persons by December.
The beneficiaries of the programme will be issued health insurance card through which they can get free medical treatment through public and private hospitals costing up to three lakh rupees.
A number of major Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of more than 3.2 million debit cards have been compromised.
Some of the affected banks have been asking their customers to change security codes. They are also blocking and replacing debit cards.
The breach is thought to have been caused by malware on an ATM network.
Some customers are complaining that large sums of money have been taken from their accounts.
Indian banks have issued nearly 700 million debit cards.
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), which controls all retail payments systems in India, confirmed in a statement that there was a "possible compromise at one of the payment switch provider's systems".
President Barack Obama has said Republican Donald Trump's insistence that he might not accept the election result is "dangerous".
Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump's comments undermined American democracy.
Mr Trump refused in a televised debate to say he would accept the outcome of the election on 8 November.
He later said he would accept a "clear" result but left a challenge open.
South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports say.
They say diplomats have notified the UN of the move, accusing the ICC of bias against African countries.
Last year, South Africa refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the ICC on charges of genocide and war crimes.
He was attending an African Union summit in Johannesburg.
Mr Bashir denies allegations he committed atrocities in Sudan's troubled western Darfur region.