Sunday, July 31, 2016

Twin Larkana blasts kill Ranger

LARKANA - A Rangers official was killed and 14 others injured in twin remote-controlled blasts targeting patrolling vehicle of paramilitary force here at Miro Khan Road on Saturday morning. Five Rangers officials and nine passersby were among 14 injured. According to police and Rangers sources, two ...

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  • LARKANA - A Rangers official was killed and 14 others injured in twin remote-controlled blasts targeting patrolling vehicle of paramilitary force here at Miro Khan Road on Saturday morning. Five ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The new chief executive of Sindh has assumed charge of his office, but the federal government is still waiting for his nod to extend policing powers of Pakistan Rangers in the ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) would notify the valuation tables of the properties instead of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)’s valuators, it has been decided as talks between ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The government on Saturday announced to keep oil prices unchanged for the month of August after rejecting the summary of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to increase the petroleum ...

  • KARACHI - A day after Syed Murad Ali Shah was sworn in as the Sindh chief minister, his 17 member-cabinet, comprising nine ministers, four advisers and as many special assistants took oath ...

  • LAHORE - PTI Chairman Imran Khan has alleged that corruption is going up because of the National Accountability Bureau and the menace will come down once this institution is wound up. In a TV ...

  • RAWALPINDI - A man axed his wife to death in the name of honour in Kambrial Village within the limits of Police Station Pindigheb, Police sources disclosed to The Nation yesterday.  They said a ...

  • LAHORE - As chances of extension in service of General Raheel have become negligible, it’s not unwarranted to look for the possible candidates for the post of army chief. The incumbent army ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has directed the 160 nominated officers of grade 19 of different services groups for the Senior Management Course to report at the National School of Public Policy ...

  • KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said on Saturday that the issue of extension in Rangers powers will resolved very soon. Talking to mediamen, he said Qaim Ali Shah did some work on a ...

  • SRINAGAR - Two soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed overnight in a gunbattle in Indian-held Kashmir near the disputed territory's de facto border with Pakistan, the Indian army said ...

  • Rawalpindi - The law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) along with personnel of intelligence agencies carried out raids in three separate locations of the city and held three suspects including two Afghan ...

  • KHYBER AGENCY - Two persons were killed and five others sustained injuries in a hand grenade attack at a hujra in Akakhel area of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency, official sources said. They said ...

  • ZIARAT - The Frontier Corps (FC) arrested three alleged facilitators of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and recovered weapons here on Saturday.  Spokesman of FC said that the paramilitary force ...

  • WASHINGTON - A hot air balloon carrying 16 passengers in the US state of Texas crashed after catching fire on Saturday, authorities said. "The balloon was occupied and it does not appear at this time ...

  • PESHAWAR - A delegation from the Taliban visited China earlier this month to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, where the insurgent movement is fighting the Western-backed government in Kabul, ...

  • WASHINGTON - The United States has asked the Government of India to do “everything in its power” to protect its minorities, and bring to justice those responsible for the recent assault ...

  • LAHORE - Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) will announce support to opposition parties for launching a possible campaign over Panama leaks ToRs issue today (Sunday), close aides of Dr Tahirul Qadri told ...

  • MUZAFFARABAD - The AJK legislative assembly will elect new prime minister today. Prime Minister-designate Raja Farooq Haider, President Muslim League-Nawaz, is all set to be elected as 11th prime ...

  • BANNU - The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Saturday apprehended a key militant of a banned organization and recovered explosives from his possession in Bannu district. According to police ...

  • RAJANPUR-City Police registered a criminal case against 38 persons including the deputy speaker of Punjab Assembly, his father and six police personnel on the directions of the court after more than ...

  • FAISALABAD - The meeting of District Coordination Committee was held here at DCO Office where DCO Salman Ghani and SSP Faffukh Raza gave the briefing about the pace of development and law & ...

  • KAMALIA-The government has successfully decreased the loadshedding in the country during the last three years, MNA Asadur Rehman claimed. The PML-N government has controlled the loadshedding and it ...

  • KASUR-The district administration has turned a blind eye to the sale of adulterated milk which is overtly being carried out in the district amid officials' apathy, virtually leaving the public at the ...

  • FAISALABAD-The son and daughter of a District Food Quality Control Committee member and chairman UC-134, fainted and were admitted to Allied Hospital after eating an unhygienic burger from a local ...

  • NOORPUR THAL -Talks between the government and opposition on the ToRs to investigate Panama leaks have almost been dead as some elements in the opposition do not want their counterparts to be held ...

  • BAHAWALNAGAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has nominated Qamar Munir Qamar as District Bahawalnagar president of Insaf Lawyers Forum. Senior PTI leader Rao Mudassar has lauded the ...

  • GUJRAT-Four children were killed after drowning in a seasonal nullah in Gujarat's Tando area here on Saturday. According to rescuers, the incident took place when the children, playing outside their ...

  • SIALKOT-During a video-link conference, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was briefed about the huge destruction caused by flood after the big breaches developed in the rivers and Nullahs passing ...

  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Election for the new President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir State will be held on August 15, it was officially announced on Saturday. Members of both houses of the AJK Parliament - ...

  • MIRPUR (AJK)-PML-N AJK Central Secretary General Shah Ghulam Qadir was Saturday elected as the 12th Speaker of AJK Legislative Assembly for next five-year constitutional term, with 39 votes in the ...

  • RAHIM YAR KHAN-Police arrested four accomplices of Kamran Shah, a PML-N youth wing leader who has been running a private torture cell in Satellite Town here for a long time with the alleged support ...

  • MULTAN-Mufti Abdul Qawi has sent a reply to questionnaire sent to him by the police in the Qandeel Baloch murder case.Mufti Qawi who is out of the country has sent the reply, stating that he met with ...

  • VEHARI/SARGODHA-Two sisters were murdered in the name of honour in Vehari as both wanted love marriage against the will of parents, whereas two people were killed for honour in Sargodha. The accused ...

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