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Zardari to spend Eid in Lahore

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - In an attempt to woo the estranged party men, former President and de facto PPP chairman Asif Ali Zardari has decided to spend Eid holidays in Lahore.  The PPP’s Secretary ...

Window-shopping as animals’ rates skyrocket

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

BAHAWALPURIn Bahawalpur cattle market, the prices of sacrificial animals are touching the sky as billy goat of average size is available around Rs18,000 to Rs25,000 while buffaloes and cows are ...

Weather update

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - The City received scattered rains on Wednesday, making weather pleasant by causing considerable decrease in the mercury level.Strong winds started blowing in the afternoon that followed by ...

Wah becomes robbers’ fiefdom

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

Wah cantt - No respite in miseries of the residents and traders living in precincts of Wah Saddar and Wah Cantonment Police stations as police are in deep slumber in the area.Virtually, the historic ...

Teen shot dead

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE  - A boy was shot dead by his brother-in-law in Kot Lakhpat, police sources said ON Wednesday. Chungi Amarsidhu resident Usman Haider, 17, came under attack by Irman and his three ...

Smuggler arrested

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE: Customs officials at Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP) arrested a gold smuggler and recovered 3 kg gold from his possession, said sources at AIIAP on Wednesday.Irfan Tariq was coming ...

Shahbaz deserves encomium

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

Regularisation of fifty two thousands Lady Health Workers (LHWs) employed on contractual basis is indeed another feather in Shahbaz' cap, yet called the regularisation their right. Before commenting ...

Senate body dissatisfied over New Balakot city project work

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has expressed its dissatisfaction over the work progress on the project of new Balakot city and decided to visit the site itself after ...

SECP re-elected to IOSCO Board for second consecutive term

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

ISLAMABADThe Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) got re-elected to the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Board on Wednesday at the IOSCO Annual Conference ...

School urgently needs rooms

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

RAHIM YAR KHANThe Government Comprehensive High School, the largest in Rahim Yar Khan district, has been faced with the shortage of classrooms for many a year thereby forcing the students to attend ...

SBP issues guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

karachiState Bank of Pakistan has issued guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing to encourage banks to extend credit to small and marginalised farmers by leveraging on the strengths of ...

Rupee weakens in cash-free market

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

KARACHI ARACHI: Rupee remained stable against dollar in inter bank while dipped in cash-free market on Wednesday, dollar traded at highest rate of Rs 102.40 in open market. According to the data ...

PTI targets NAB’s ‘partial approach’

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

ISLAMABADCentral Information Secretary PTI, Shireen Mazari Wednesday came down hard on the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and questioned its integrity saying the bureau had an under-hand deal ...

Protesting doc demands action

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - Dr Salman Patel has demanded action against Dr Izhar Chaudhry for being thrashed over raising ‘Go Nawaz Go’ slogan a couple of days back.Addressing a press conference at LPC on ...

PPP KP intra-party polls on 18th

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

PESHAWAR Pakistan People’s Party Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter has decided to speed up preparations for intra-party elections and fully participate in the upcoming October 18 rally in Karachi. A ...

Powerful protest against police

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE  - Dozens of people staged a strong protest demonstration against police for not arresting the killers of an employee of the SNGL at Shahdara Chowk on Wednesday. The protesters blocked ...

PCB, LUMS collaborate to advance cricket

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHOREShaharyar M. Khan, Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Dr Sohail Naqvi, Vice-Chancellor, of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) signed an MOU at LUMS Wednesday to advance ...

Paapam elects new body for 2014-15

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

lahorePakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) has elected Mohammad Siddique Misri as its new Chairman and Mumshad Ali as Senior Vice Chairman, while Iftikhar ...

NPT remembers Ghulam Haider Wyne

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - A special sitting was held at the Aiwan-i-Karkunaan Tehreek-i-Pakistan to commemorate former Punjab chief minister Ghulam Haider Wyne on his 21st death anniversary.The event was held under ...

Mushahid for making Siachen a peace zone

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

ISLAMABADSenate Defence Committee Chairman Mushahid Hussain Sayed Wednesday urged Pakistan and India to prepare a joint strategy for preserving environment and combat the consequences of climate ...

Man burns wife alive

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

SIALKOTAn anguished person burnt alive his second wife for not taking her share from her parents’ property Kotli Behraam locality here on Wednesday.Muhammad Azam had married Shakargarh based ...

Loadshedding to be shed on Eid

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE  - The Water and Power Ministry has announced that there will be no load shedding on Eidul Azha vacations—October 6 to October 8.All the power distribution companies (Discos) of the ...

LHCBA for end to sit-ins before Eid

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - Participants of an all-parties conference held under the auspices of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) here on Wednesday urged the government and the PTI-PAT leadership to hold ...

Leather sector’s slow growth due to unfriendly policies

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

lahoreIn the wake of the current incentive of GSP Plus Status for Pakistan, given by the EU countries, the leather sector needs to seize the opportunity and become an even greater export earner for ...

KSE gains 270 points on foreign buying

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

karachiContinuous foreign fund manager support helped index to gain further which was led by PSO and NBP, experts observed here on Wednesday.KSE-100 share index gained 270.22 points or 0.91 percent ...

IPC minister predicts Pakistan win in hockey final

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

ISLAMABAD Inter Provincial Coordination Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada predicted green shirts victory in the final of Asian Games Men's hockey against archrivals India.Riaz, terming Pakistan ...

Indonesia confers top military awards on Sandila

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

Islamabad - Government of Indonesia on Wednesday conferred the highest military awards ‘Bintang Jalasena Utama’ and ‘Bintang Yudha Dharma Utama’ on Chief of the Naval Staff ...

Hashmi quits PTI

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

MULTAN - Former PTI president Makhdoom Javed Hashmi resigned on Wednesday from his party office and membership, saying that he took the decision because of “non-democratic” behaviour of ...

Govt still on the danger list, says Kaira

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

LAHORE - The PPP’s Secretary Information Qamar Zaman Kaira believes that political crisis is not over yet and the government is still on the danger list. “The government has got some ...

Flood victims get financial assistance

By: Our Staff Reporter | October 02, 2014

HAFIZABAD/SARGODHA/SIALKOT/SAMBRIAL/AHMEDPUR EASTZero tolerance would be shown to the officers concerned if the arrangements for distribution of assistance to the flood-hit people were not made ...

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