Staff Reporter

  • SHIKARPUR - An absconder, who was wanted to police in several criminal cases such as murder of policemen, was arrested by Shikarpur police in the limits of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) with the help of Islamabad police on Tuesday.  According to an official, a police team headed by SHO ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Monday inducted third China-made vessel “Darya-e-Dasht” in its fleet. A special ceremony was held in Karachi, which was attended by Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo as chief guest.  The Ambassador of ...

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  • FAISALABAD - The shrinking profitability in agriculture sector, injudicious use of inputs, poor farming techniques, postharvest practices and effects of climate change on crops are not only making the sector incompatible with the rest of world but also aggravating woes of the farming ...

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  • SIALKOT - Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif held an open court at PML-N House where a number of complainants sensitised the minister to the their problems here on Sunday. He listened to the people's problems and issued orders on several applications for quick relief to the ...

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  • KAMALIA - A team comprising, district heads of different departments, inspected flood-fighting machinery during a visit to Municipal Committee office here the other day. District Emergency Officer Rescue 1122 Faraz Munir, Deputy Director Local Government Zameerul Hassan, District Officer Civil ...

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  • AHMEDPUR EAST - The government has ordered to appoint 20 male and female medical officers and 13 nurses in Tehsil Head Quarter Hospital Ahmedpur East. The government has also declared it one of the high performance hospitals with maximum workload, Medical Superintendent Aurangzeb Malik said while ...

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  • MANDI BAHAUDDIN - Presiding officers of revenue courts in this district do not attend courts regularly which, the litigants say, causes inordinate delay in disposal of the cases. During a survey conducted by this correspondent, litigants said that the court readers, on every fixed date, would ...

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  • MIRPURKHAS - Vice Chancellor of Sindh University Professor Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat has said that Allah has given Pakistan plenty of resources and now it is our responsibility to work for its progress. He was speaking as a chief guest at the get together of old students of Muhammad Medical College ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - An eight years old girl identified as Sharmeen, daughter of Habib, was burnt to death in Dino Machi village the other day when a fire broke out in a heap of solid waste where she was playing. The girl was shifted to Civil Hospital in Shikarpur for treatment where she succumbed to her ...

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  • SHIKARPUR - A man committed suicide by shooting himself at his house in Skull Mohalla in the limits of Stuart Gang Police Station here on Saturday evening. According to the police, Ravi Raj (35), son of Raja Ram, committed suicide by shooting himself with a TT pistol over a domestic issue. He was ...

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  • KARACHI - The manufacturing cost of a new drug is from 1.2 to 1.8 billion dollars, and its manufacturing takes around 8-12 years following several processes, said University of Karachi (KU) ICCBS Director Professor Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary here on Saturday. He was presenting his research paper ...

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  • KHAIRPUR - Two children drowned in a fish farm near Sukkur on Friday. According to details, Suhail Shaikh and Raheela Shaikh were playing near a fish pond near Naich Pur village in the jurisdiction of Tamachani Police Station when they slipped into the pond and drowned. Their relatives found their ...

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  • SARGODHA - The University of Sargodha approved an endowment fund to facilitate the deserving students for seeking higher education. The decision was made in the first session of Syndicate, 2017, convened here with UoS Vice Chancellor Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed in the chair. Registrar Mudassar Kamran ...

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  • BAHAWALPUR - Youth are future of Pakistan whose better education is collective responsibility of the nation. Punjab Minister for Special Education Ch Shafique Pappa said while addressing a laptop distribution ceremony here the other day. On the occasion, at least 199 students of Government Degree ...

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  • QUETTA - The law-enforcement agencies thwarted a major terror bid on Thursday and seized arms and ammunition. The forces conducted raid in Dera Bugti’s Loopserni area and recovered two anti-tank landmines which were planted on roadside for subversive act. In another raid in Sohbatpur, the ...

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  • The Lahore High Court Friday sought reply from Punjab Public Service Commission in a petition challenging abolishing of quota for disabled persons and women in annual competitive examination in Punjab. Sara Ahmad, a citizen, filed the petition through her counsel Advocate Afrasiab Mughal submitting ...

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  • KAMALIA - Speakers at a seminar stressed the need for updating curriculum of schools and colleges to equip the students with quality modern education. The seminar titled “Islam, The Comprehensive Way of Life,” was organised by Hizbur Rehman Academy here the other day. Academy principal ...

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  • KAMALIA - A large number of Kamalia residents protested against the non-availability of doctors at Sardar Altaf City Hospital Kamalia, in front of Kamalia Press Club here on Wednesday. The protesters were carrying banners and placards demanding the appointment of male and female doctors at the City ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a fine of fifty percent of the match fee to Umar Akmal and Junaid Khan for their misconduct at the Pakistan Cup 2017 held last month in Rawalpindi. PCB spokesman said here on Wednesday that the board had also warned the two players that they ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In line with its objectives of promoting good governance practices, ensuring investor protection and having skilled investment advisers, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has prescribed certification requirement for all those providing advisory services to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – PTCL Youth Football Club (FC) thrashed Ravi FC 3-0 in the Pak-China Friendship U-18 Football Championship 2017 match played here at Akbar FC Ground on Tuesday. Zain was hero of the day, as he scored a brace and was also involved in the third goal as well. It took PTCL Youth FC 18 ...

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  • LAHORE - All Pakistan National Squash Championship will roll into action today (Wednesday) here at the Punjab Squash Association complex. “Altogether, one hundred junior players drawn from different parts of the country will participate in the event, which aims at promoting squash at early ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Police Inspector General Allah Dino Khowaja on Tuesday directed the police to stop misuse of the Tenancy Act. According to the Sindh Police spokesperson, Khowaja has directed all DIGs to take the issue seriously and stop misuse of the Tenancy Act. Khowaja said that police officials ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister Dr Asif Kirmani came down hard on Jamaat-i-Islami Chief Senator Sirajul Haq for his “double standards”, as he said on the one hand the Senator was raising “hue and cry” over the corruption in the country, while on the other ...

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  • QUETTA - Two Frontier Constabulary personnel were among three injured on Monday when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle in Mastung, the city where Deputy Chairman Senate Maualana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri’s convoy came under an Islamic State’s bomber attack, killing 28 persons on board ...

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  • KARACHI - Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Monday that 1083 wardens would assist the traffic police in controlling traffic, especially during peak hours in the holy month of Ramadan. He added that wardens would not only be deployed on the city roads, but they would also perform duties at ...

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  • LAHORE - Customs authorities suspended a superintendent and a lady constable over allegedly involved in taking bribe from a passenger at Allama Iqbal International Airport.  Spokesman for the Customs when contacted said some passenger sent footage to TV channels in which lady constable Khalida ...

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  • LAHORE – The 47th annual festival match of Muslim Gymkhana/Young Muslim Gymkhana will be played between Inzamam-ul-Haq XI and Taufeeq Umar XI on May 17 here at the LCCA ground. Former ICC and Test umpire Mian M Aslam will be chief organiser of the event which will be graced by Director ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – Brilliant brace by Zain helped Youngsters Football Club (FC) beat Bright Star Kiran Academy 3-2 in the Pak-China Friendship U-18 Football Championship 2017 match played here at Akbar FC Ground on Sunday. The match started on high pace, as Zain put Youngsters ahead in the 5th ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dismissed the reports of recommending Misbah-ul-Haq‘s name for the post of ICC match-referee, saying the board has never made any such offer to the outgoing Test skipper. PCB chairman Shaharyar M Khan has said that Misbah was never offered any post ...

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