Friday, July 21, 2017

PM strikes a defiant note

CHITRAL - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has warned his opponents against testing his patience, saying that no one will accept the persecution in the name of accountability. “This is not Ehtisab (accountability) rather this is Istihsal (exploitation). No one will accept this Istihsal in ...

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  • CHITRAL - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has warned his opponents against testing his patience, saying that no one will accept the persecution in the name of accountability. “This is not Ehtisab ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Thursday that time was running out for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who was destined to go to Adiala Jail for submitting fake documents ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Defence lawyer Salman Akram Raja was given a tough time by the Panama case bench as the court resumed hearing on Thursday. The questions were about the ownership of London flats, Trust ...

  • ISLAMABAD - PPP Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had been sealed. Speaking to senior PPP leader Senator Rehman Malik at his residence here, ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s security forces on Thursday claimed significant gain in the ongoing Operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley, where 13 hardcore terrorists have been eliminated and six others ...

  • RIYADH - A Saudi prince was arrested Thursday on King Salman's order, a state-run broadcaster reported, as outrage grew on social media over videos appearing to show him abusing members of the ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Thursday said India was spreading war hysteria in the region by continuously violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control and Working Boundary. Foreign Office ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday disposed of the petition of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) filed against the victory of PPP candidate Senator Saeed Ghani ...

  • ISLAMABAD - State Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb Thursday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would fight till the last to uphold sanctity of the mandate given to him by the people of ...

  • LAHORE - Toeing the line of the PTI, the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) has also rejected the electoral reforms bill saying it could not ensure free and fair elections in its present form. PML-Q ...

  • NEW DELHI - India elected a new president from the bottom of the Hindu caste system Thursday, only the second time since independence a head of state has been chosen from the marginalised group. Ram ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The government Thursday told the Senate that the SC-sanctioned joint investigation team (JIT) on the Panama Papers case “exceeded” its mandate. It also said that the demand ...

  • SWABI:- Unidentified militants martyred a detective force constable and escaped from the scene Thursday, said police. When contacted, District Police Officer M Sohaib Ashraf said the constable was ...

  • KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait on Thursday expelled Iranian diplomats and closed some embassy missions after the emirate's top court convicted a "terror" cell of links to the Islamic republic, prompting Iran ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Thursday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh over ceasefire violations, said a statement issued by the Foreign Office. Singh was also summoned on July 19th ...

  • KARACHI - The provincial government will be introducing the Sindh Police Act, 2017 to replace the Police Act, 1861, Sindh Law Minister Ziaul Hasan Lanjar said Thursday. The new law will be developed ...

  • ATTOCK:- A death row convict was executed in Central Jail Attock in the early hours of Thursday morning. M Lateef had stabbed to death his relative Abdul Waheed over monetary dispute on March 25, ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The British Virgin Islands attorney general refused to assist the joint investigation team regarding establishing the beneficial ownership of Neilsen and Nescoll. The Supreme Court on ...

  • ISLAMABAD - National Assembly Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Thursday expressed reservations over delay in “The Protection of Journalists Bill, ...

  • KARACHI - Four labourers died due to suffocation while cleaning a water tank in a factory while five others were electrocuted in different parts of the metropolis on Thursday. Four labourers were ...

  • KARACHI - Pasban-e-Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor has demanded the government of Sindh to ban mineral water in the province, till all citizens get clean drinking water. Talking to a delegation here ...

  • KARACHI - Sindh Irrigation Department Thursday informed the Sindh Minister for Rehabilitation/Chairman Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PMDA) Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani that the low floods ...

  • QUETTA -  Armed assailants gunned down two people in Nawan Killi, a suberban area of Quetta on Thursday. Unidentified motorcyclists sprayed bullets on two people in Zarghoonabad Teacher’s ...

  • PESHAWAR - The Pakistan District Education Ranking 2016, a report compiled by education campaigner “Alif Ailaan” has presented a disappointing situation of government-run schools in ...

  • LAHORE -  Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan has said no foreign country or foreign airline would be “granted any additional rights without proper ...

  • MIRPUR (AJK)-AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan said that the AJK government has decided to establish a regulatory authority under the Education Department to discipline all the unbridled ...

  • BAHAWALPUR-Punjab Minister for Cooperatives Malik Iqbal Channar said that the government of Punjab had taken significant steps for improving educational facilities, quality of education, upgradation ...

  • GUJRANWALA - The Sabzi Mandi Police booked two PML-N UCs chairmen on charges of extorting money while both the accused got their bails before arrest from a local court. The police registered the FIR ...

  • KASUR-: A seminary teacher allegedly held an orphan student hostage in a room and thrashed the child for ‘disobeying’ him here the other day.Ibrahim submitted an application to the Kasur ...

  • SIALKOT-Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir as it is the integral part of Pakistan and none could deny the fact, a Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader said.JI District Ameer Shakeel Thakur was addressing ...

  • SADIQABAD-PPP MPA Syed Murtaza Mehmood said that Panama Papers exposed corruption and money-laundering of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and made him unable to serve as premier of the country.He was ...

  • GUJRANWALA- The district administration, in collaboration with departments concerned, conducted mock exercise to meet “oil-tanker overturns” like situation here the other day.According to ...

  • /agencies -GUJRANWALA/OKARA/BAHAWALPUR-As many as 16 persons including four women and six children died in various incidents occurred in different areas over the past 48 hours.According to Rescue ...

  • MULTAN-A year after social media sensation Qandeel Baloch’s murder, Mufti Abdul Qavi, who got embroiled in a controversy after he appeared in selfie pictures and videos with the murdered social ...

  • GUJRANWALA-Citizens were deprived of cash, gold ornaments, vehicles and other valuables in 25 different robbery hits across the district during past 48 hours.According to police sources, bandits ...

  • MIRPUR (AJK)-A book titled “Shaoor Kee Sargoshi’ on Jammu & Kashmir written by Qurbal Ali, the chief of Jammu & Kashmir Peoples National Party, will be launched on his 5th death ...

  • OKARA-The 28-day long tussle between the bar and bench was resolved after the visit of a four-member committee formed by the Lahore High Court (LHC) as the strike was called by the judges and the ...

  • MULTAN-To make Multan division green and clean, the divisional administration is going to launch a new drive under which fine arts students of colleges and universities will be engaged to beautify ...

  • VEHARI - The district and tehsil health councils are being provided requisite funds and modern equipments for the uplift of healthcare across Vehari district, Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti ...

  • BAHAWALNAGAR - Regional Police Officer Riffat Mukhtar reviewed development work, front desk system and under-construction police facilitation centre, expressed satisfaction over the pace of work and ...

  • FAISALABAD-A delegation of the Chinese Association of Higher Education (CAHE) visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad and called on the varsity deans and directors here on Thursday.The ...

  • ATTOCK:-A murder convict was sent to gallows here in district Jail on Thursday. The convict Muhammad Latif had stabbed to death one Abdul Waheed of his village over money dispute on March 25, 2004. A ...

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