Thursday, August 27, 2015

Another Nawaz League player out

Multan - Another ruling party man was sent packing after a Multan election tribunal yesterday disqualified him for life over fake degree and concealing assets.Siddiq Khan Baloch was elected to the national assembly as an independent candidate in the 2013 general election after defeating Jahangir ...

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  • Multan - Another ruling party man was sent packing after a Multan election tribunal yesterday disqualified him for life over fake degree and concealing assets.Siddiq Khan Baloch was elected to the ...

  • LONDON - Self-exiled Baloch Republican Army (BRA) leader Brahumdagh Bugti has agreed to hold talks with the government on the Balochistan issue, hinting at the possibility of withdrawing demands of ...

  • KARACHI - A former federal minister, thought to be a close aid of PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, was detained Wednesday reportedly as part of the ongoing drive against “financial ...

  • Islamabad/NEW DELHI - Pakistan Wednesday decided against sending head of its anti-narcotics agency to India but confirmed the annual meeting of chiefs of border security forces of the two states will ...

  • LONDON - The proceedings of a highly anticipated money laundering case kicked off here in London on Wednesday with a magistrate issuing summons for Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said that it has facilitated the return of over 50,000 registered Afghan refugees from Pakistan so far this year ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has summoned a meeting of the senior party leaders today (Thursday) to discuss the overall political situation in the country and the future course of ...

  • ISLAMABAD - A reference has been filed in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) for the removal of Election Commission of Pakistan members over rigging, corruption and malpractice in the general ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI will observe “Thanksgiving Day” on Saturday to celebrate the election tribunals’ orders of re-elections in three national assembly constituencies. A Multan ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The government is likely to scale down the education budget from the projected 7 per cent of the GDP to 4 per cent in the revised National Education Policy 2009.“The projected 7 per ...

  • PESHAWAR - The Pakistani Taliban Wednesday claimed two of their commanders including a former spokesman of Swat chapter have been fatally poisoned while in custody of the security forces. In a ...

  • QUETTA - Frontier Corps have killed eight militants, including a commander of a banned organization, during an operation in Balochistan’s Dera Bugti district. Security forces had launched an ...

  • FAISALABAD The representatives of industrialists and traders on Wednesday sensitised Parliamentary Secretary for Finance Rana Afzal Khan to the problems being faced by the community and stressed ...

  • SHEIKHUPURA -The Bhiki Police have recovered three unidentified bodies. According to the police, the passers were spotted about 25-year-old woman and two girls aging six and eight years old lying ...

  • DERA GHAZI KHAN Six dacoits, three of them in police uniform and official vehicle, and drove away a truck loaded with apples at Tomi Road near Habib Abad (Sakhi Sarwar), about 30km away from here ...

  • NOORPUR THAL The city traffic police will launch a massive crackdown on underage drivers travelling without traffic licenses in the city from September, Traffic Police In-charge said. Sanaullah Khan ...

  • DERA GHAZI KHAN About 200 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) retailers have been violating the rules and regulations of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) by decanting, refilling of cylinders, ...

  • VEHARI A bride was burnt with acid allegedly thrown by her father and maternal uncle on her wedding day in Chak 56/KB Luddan here on Wednesday.Rabia, 18, had first been married to her cousin Nazakat ...

  • LODHRAN Rescue 1122 said it received a total of 913,135 telephone calls from April 24 to July 31 while 42,727 out of the total calls were related to emergency.Rescue 1122 Incharge Dr Syed Majid Ahmad ...

  • NOORPUR THAL Educationist Malik Abdur Razaq Awan who served as DDO Education has been appointed as headmaster in Government High School Farooqabad. After taking charge of the post, in his exclusive ...

  • HAFIZABADAn administrative officer expressed disappointment over the negligence of teachers and poor quality education being imparted in the Govt Girls and Boys High School Nauthen and ...

  • HAFIZABAD/GUJRANWALA The Wapda employees observed complete strike across Hafizabad Division on Wednesday as a protest against the proposed privatisation of the Water and Power Development Authority. ...

  • BAHAWALPUR The PPP South Punjab president said that the PML-N was carrying out pre-poll rigging ahead of the Local Government elections with the distribution of huge amounts in their areas in the ...

  • SAHIWAL Four children died of gastroenteritis and dozens of others affected by the disease in various areas of the district were hospitalized. With the increase in mercury, epidemic gastroenteritis ...

  • KASURFormer foreign minister and central leader of PTI Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri said that Hussain Khanwala scandal had brought bad name to Pakistan, and demanded that perpetrators should be brought ...

  • TOBA TEK SINGH A Health Department team led by EDO Dr Nawaz Ranjha sealed a fake herbal medicine and tea manufacturing factory at Kamalia in Ravi Town on Wednesday.The EDO said that factory owners ...

  • PAKPATTAN: A factory producing artificial milk was unearthed in Marlay Chowk and one worker was arrested for allegedly supplying milk to the market.The District Food Department conducted a raid in ...

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