Eid Miladun Nabi to be celebrated on December 1


KARACHI: -The moon for the Islamic month of Rabiul Awwal was sighted on Sunday night; therefore Eid Miladun Nabi will be celebrated throughout the country on December 1. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee met here for sighting of the Rabiul Awwal moon. Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman presided over the meeting. The body reviewed testimonies received from different parts of the country pertaining to the Rabiul Awwal moon. Rehman, shortly after the meeting, announced the sighting of the moon. “Testimonies were received from Multan, Kalat, Jeewani, Zhob and Karachi,” said Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. "The 12th of Rabiul Awwal will be observed on Friday, December 1," he added.–INP


Dacoits loot people in Changa Manga with impunity

CHANGA MANGA: Dacoits are looting the people in Changa Manga with impunity.  According to details, three dacoits equipped with automatic weapons looted travelers near Railway Cabin Adhen Road Changa Manga. The travelers Zaheer Abbas, PA to DIG Operations Lahore Dr. Haider Ashraf along with Mehmood Ahmad, Muhammad Akram, Rehmat Ali and Shehbaz Nadeem were going to Pattoki from KRK when they reached near Railway Cabin Adhen Road Changa Manga, they saw a tree lying fallen on the road. They had to stop their vehicle. The robbers equipped with weapons, snatched Rs47,000, mobile phones and other valuables from all the travelers.  In another such incident, armed robbers near Gol Chakkar deprieved the travelers of their currency and cellphones. The people of Changa Manga demanded of the authorities to take action against the robbers operating with impunity in Changa Manga.–Staff Reporter


Nab KP returns looted money

to legal owners

PESHAWAR: Director General NAB Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Farooq Awan distributed cheques worth more than Rs4.7 million among seven victims of Zohaib Garden, Mardan and Islamabad in a ceremony held here on Sunday. As per detail, several complaints were received to the NAB against Amjad Ali Khan and others, who allegedly cheated the public at large. The NAB KP authorities taking cognisance of the complaints authorised an inquiry to ascertain the facts. During the course of inquiry it was revealed that the accused Amjid Ali Khan along with his associates enticed and motivated general public through attractive advertisements to invest money with them in fraudulent housing scheme “Zohaib Garden” at Jail Road, Mardan. Further, they also lured the general public to invest in a fake company titled “Rifah and Zohaib Associates” and “Sohaib Commercial Tower” at Mall Road, Mardan. The DG NAB KP assured the general public that the bureau would continue its efforts without any fear or favour and would ensure recovery of looted money from the culprits and would return the same to the rightful heirs.–Staff Reporter


Students protest fellow’s arrest


PESHAWAR: South Waziristan Agency students staged protest demonstration against arrest of a student of the University of Peshawar by political administration under Frontier Crimes Regulations and demanded his immediate release. Activists of Waziristan Students Society gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club on Sunday and staged a demonstration. They were holding placards and banners and chanted slogans against the political administration. The protesters said that the administration had arrested Malak Jalal Wazir over a dispute four months ago, who, they said, was still behind the bars. They said that the administration had fined family of the arrested student with Rs6 million which had also been paid.  “The administration has released fifty persons arrested but is not willing to release Malak Jalal due to unknown reasons,” said Malak Anwar, a student association leader. They vowed to continue their strike till release of the student.–Staff Reporter


Support Bilawal for future generations: Faryal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Women Wing President Faryal Talpur on Sunday said that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari must be supported for the better future of the coming generations of Pakistan. She was addressing a meeting of PPP Women’s Wing Islamabad at the Zardari House here in connection with the planned public gathering of the party to celebrate Golden Jubilee of the party on December 5 in the federal capital.  Talpur said that the PPP respected women and was striving for better status of Pakistani women. She urged women to attend the celebration in large numbers.  The PPP leader said the Benazir Income Support Program was a step towards emancipation of women in Pakistan.–Staff Reporter

  She said the people who did not respect women were being exposed. Talpur said the party was proud to be the follower of the visions of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto.  “Women will take part in the next general elections in 2018 with zeal and fervour and their votes will be the base of better future of women in Pakistan,” she added.

Nargis Faiz Malik, Nasira Meo and other office bearers of the PPP Women’s Wing Islamabad attended the gathering.