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Islamabad-  The federal government today decided to imposes 30 paisa per unit EQ surcharge. According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Water and Power, the government has imposed fresh taxes on the consumers in the name of equalization (EQ) surcharge. 30 paisa per unit would be received through the new surcharge that was likely to pull Rs 4 billion per month. The equalization surcharge is to be applied to all the consumers except ...

Karachi- Sindh’s Information Minister Sharjeel Memon today said that mischief should not be created out of someone’s statements, adding that MQM should review impulsive decisions. Talking to journalists he said it is unfortunate that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s ‘message of love’ was misunderstood. He hoped that MQM would not take an impulsive decision. Addressing a press ...

Islamabad- Election Commission of Pakistan has restored memberships of 24 parliamentarians after they submitted asset details to the commission. According to a notification issued by the ECP, these parliamentarians include members of National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies. The commission had suspended memberships of these members because they failed to submit details of their assets before the deadline.

Rottardam- Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said the sit-ins ...

ISLAMABAD- According to the Rule of Law Index 2014 released by the ...

KARACHI - MQM on Sunday announced that it is quitting coalition ...

TEHRAN - Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador and demanded ...

MUMBAI - India’s right-wing ruling party secured strong ...

SWAT - An earthquake of mild intensity on Sunday night jolted Swat ...

Kabul- The government of India has approved plan to develop Chabahar port in Iran in a bid to link Afghanistan and India through sea routes. The port will be developed by an Indian joint venture ...

Karachi- Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj today has said that PPP is a strong political party and will remain so. He said that the 18th October jalsa proved that Bilawal has billions of supporters. ...

Karachi- Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) provincial ministers and advisers sent their resignations to Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah respectively. MQM's lawmakers ...

Karachi- Sindh Police have sought Rs 200 million from the home department for security of Muharram-ul-Haram in the provincial capital, local media reported today. Police assessed the amount needed ...

Islamabad- The government has imposed fresh taxes on the consumers in the name of equalization (EQ) surcharge. According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Water and Power, 30 paisa per ...

London- British newspaper “The Mail” says Britain has rejected allegations by Imran Khan that international development aid given by it to Pakistan was going into the pockets of corrupt ...

Karachi- Sindh Minister for Prisons Manzoor Wasan has said that MQM’s sole concern was not Bilwal remarks but their reservations over local bodies' elections. Speaking to media today, Wasan ...

Islamabad- Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch has asked India to resolve the Kashmir issue through negotiation as war is no solution to any problem. In an interview with ...

Karachi- Mastermind of robbery at Edhi center has been identified. The probe team has started the investigation of the Edhi centre robbery in which robbers fled with millions of rupees worth of cash ...

Hub- One alleged terrorist was killed in an exchange of fire between police and the armed men while another arrested in Sakran area of Lasbela today. Police officials said that acting on a tip off ...

HUB - Gunmen in Balochistan killed eight Punjabi labourers Sunday in what appeared to be an ethnically motivated attack, officials said.The gunmen stormed a poultry farm in the early hours of Sunday ...

LAHORE - PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has announced launching the efforts for the formation of a national government to carry out ruthless accountability before holding of fresh elections, saying that ...

Zafar Malik/APPSIALKOT/Islamabad - A Pakistani citizen, Muhammad Khan, was injured by the firing of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on border village of Janglora-Sialkot in Working ...

SWAT - Another girl of Swat Valley - Neelam Ibrar Chattan -  has won the European Union - Paiman Trust Gold Award in recognition of her tireless efforts for peace.Born in 1994 at Saidu Sharif, ...

ROTTERDAM (Holland) - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Sunday said the sit-ins being staged by Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tahrik ...

KHYBER AGENCY - The government through pamphlets has asked militants and anti social elements in Khyber Agency to surrender to security forces warning them of strict action in case of ...

PESHAWAR - Three persons including two children died when a gas cylinder exploded due to leakage in Mathra area of Peshawar Sunday. Police and rescue sources said that the incident occurred at the ...

LARKANA - Police stormed a registration camp of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here on Sunday. In reaction, PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has condemned the incident and appealed to party ...

LAKKI MARWAT - A student of a religious seminary, who had gone missing three days ago, could not be traced yet, administrator of Jamia Arabia Sirajul Uloom, Azizullah said Sunday.Azizullah said that ...

Rawalpindi - The women-specific transport service `Tabeer’ will be closed permanently despite huge demand of women commuters for a separate facility to travel with comfort.The pilot project was ...

PESHAWAR - In the wake of military operation, security forces have imposed curfew in Bara Sheikhan, an area in the outskirt of Peshawar, while heavy contingents of police have been deployed to ...

PESHAWAR - Speakers at a seminar Sunday asked Vice Chancellors of University of Peshawar and University of Balochistan to award honorary Ph.D degree to Hamesh Khalil, a writer, poet, and researcher ...

KHBER AGENCY - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Landi Kotal of Khyber Agency Sunday staged a 'Go Nawaz Go' rally here at Bacha Khan Chowk of the main bazaar.Scores of PTI workers, youth wing volunteers ...

Rawalpindi - Police in its drive against anti-social elements have arrested 16 lawbreakers including five gamblers and recovered 10 litres wine, three 30-bore pistols with nine rounds, one 9mm pistol ...

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