OUR CORRESPONDENT/AGENCIES

  • TTOBA TEK SINGH/ CHICHAWATNI-A couple and their three daughters died and six others sustained injuries a speeding bus crushed a carry van here on Rajana Road near new fruit market on Sunday.According to police and Rescue 1122, the family members, resident of Chak 317/JB, were on the way to Ghazi ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Accountability Court Islamabad on Tuesday fixed October 2 to indict Nawaz Sharif in the corruption references after the former prime minister appeared before it. The court also provided copies of the corruption references to him. Nawaz Sharif appeared before the court located in the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR -  A roadside bomb killed a political tehsildar and five Levies personnel in Tangi Gari Kal area of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. Several people were also injured in the blast. The incident took place at about 12:30 pm. According to a local source, political tehsildar Fawad Ali along with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore - Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday made a telephone call to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. According to the ISPR, the COAS expressed his best wishes and prayed for the health of Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif. Begum Kalsoom Nawaz has been diagnosed with cancer and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Giving call to his workers and supporters to prepare for a mass mobilisation campaign, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif warned Tuesday that the country was heading toward ‘tragedy’ if elected leaders keep being removed. Nawaz Sharif said “We want democracy to be ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Tuesday allowed exhibition of Indian dramas and TV shows in the country on petitions challenging a ban imposed by Pemra. Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah passed the order after hearing both sides. During the hearing, Advocate Asma Jahangir, the counsel of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz yesterday again appeared before the Panama Papers Joint Investigation Team and responded to the questions of its members and provided them with documents of the properties and assets abroad, sources said. This is the second ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Law enforcement agencies arrested an important member of the Lyari gang war, Amin Baloch, during a raid on Lyari General Hospital on Sunday. According to the police, Amin is a key accomplice of Lyari gang war member Zahid Ladla and younger brother of gang war suspect Wasim ...

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  • TKARACHI - The nuclearisation and militarisation of Indian Ocean poses a grave threat to the regional peace and security, Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday. Speaking as chief guest at the inaugural session of a three-day International Maritime Conference, he said 30 countries ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Monday said the visa restrictions imposed by the United States will not affect terrorists but the victims of terrorism. Talking to reporters after inaugurating the Executive Passport Office in Islamabad, he termed it was a very important ...

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  • TTOBA TEK SINGH/LAHORE -  Six members of a family were crushed to death when train hit their car at an unmanned railway crossing near Gojra on Sunday. A spokesman for the railway police said a car (LSJ-6464) carrying six people was going across an unmanned crossing near Chak No 93-JB when ...

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  • TQUETTA -  The Frontier Corps (FC), conducting intelligence-based and counter-terrorism operations in Balochistan, thwarted many terror attempts during the last week, besides nailing 81 suspects. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, the FC Balochistan along with other ...

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  • TMUZAFFARABAD -  Three people were killed and several others wounded on Monday in Indian shelling on Azad Kashmir’s border areas along the Line of Control (LoC), officials said, as tension simmers between the nuclear-armed neighbours. “A policeman, a man and a woman were killed when ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India announced on Thursday they would each expel one of the other’s diplomats amid growing tension between the nuclear-armed arch-foes over the disputed region of Kashmir. Earlier in the day, New Delhi announced it was expelling a Pakistani visa official for ...

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  • TLAHORE - Earthquake jolted parts of the province including Lahore yesterday, causing panicked people to come out of their houses while reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in the province. The tremor was measured at 4.4 on the Richter scale and ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Home Department on Saturday issued a notification, announcing a ban on pillion riding across Karachi and Hyderabad from June 26 till June 28. The ban is being imposed keeping in view the law and order situation. According to the notification, ban on pillion riding will also be ...

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  • TKARACHI - As many as 23 more dengue viral fever cases have been detected in Sindh in a week, out of which 21 were reported from Karachi, taking the patients toll to 745 in the province since January 1, 2016. According to a weekly report of Prevention & Control Programme for Dengue in Sindh, at ...

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  • TKARACHI - At least six worshippers lost their lives and seven others were wounded when metal awning collapsed at a mosque near Landi Kotal Chowrangi, North Nazimabad, after Friday prayers. A temporary sunshade fell on the courtyard area of the Usman mosque following prayers, said police official ...

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  • TKARACHI - Business remained as usual and vehicles plied on the roads on Wednesday despite a strike call by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement to protest a Rangers siege at Farooq Sattar’s house. In a statement released on Tuesday by MQM’s Rabita Committee, traders were requested to keep their ...

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  • TLAYYAH - At least six terrorists were killed while two others escaped yesterday night during an armed encounter with the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab police in tehsil Choubara of district Layyah. According to the CTD sources, eight Al-Qaida terrorists were preparing in the ...

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  • TGUJRANWALA/HAFIZABAD/LODHRAN/SARGODHA/FAISALABAD-Nine persons including a woman and girl were killed in various incidents of honour killing, enmity and road accidents in different areas on Monday. In Hafizabad, a married woman was shot dead in village Khuttay Shah by her brother as she had returned ...

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  • TMULTAN/GUJRANEWALA/SAHIWAL/KASUR-Eleven persons including three women were killed in various incidents of enmity and road accidents occurred in different areas over the past 48 hours.In Sahiwal, three members of the same family including a woman died and five others sustained injuries in collision ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - At least four people including two cops and a retired intelligence officer were killed in terrorism-related incidents in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.In the first incident, unidentified people killed two policemen near the agriculture workshop on the Dera-Bannu ...

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  • TKARACHI - At least 35 people including two women died in a town of Tando Muhammad Khan, some 250 kilometres northeast of Karachi, after drinking tainted liquor, with dozens more sickened.The incident is the latest to highlight the proliferation of low-grade liquor in the country. The poisoning ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Counter terrorism Police on Thursday arrested four suspected terrorists when they were distributing pamphlets of a banned organization in Peshawar. Police sources said that the arrest was made at Pajgi road when four persons were distributing pamphlets of a banned organization based in ...

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  • TKARACHI/THARPARKAR - Three more children died in Tharparkar due to drought and epidemic diseases, mounting the death toll to 204 on Thursday. The three children died in the District Headquarter Civil Hospital in Mithi. Poverty, nutrition, preterm births, lack of awareness and drought are main ...

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  • TMULTAN/KASUR/SAHIWAL Six outlaws including one in-custody were killed in separate shootouts occurred in different areas over the past 48 hours.Inn Kasur, an in-custody outlaw was killed when his accomplice ambushed a police team here the other night.DPO Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi said that the Sheikham ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - At least 26 militants were killed Saturday when fighter jets bombarded militant hideouts in Shawal and Dattakhel areas of North Waziristan Agency bordering Afghanistan.According to the ISPR, fighter jets of Pakistan Air Force pounded six hideouts of militants at Shawal and destroyed them ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif will visit the United States from November 15-20 to hold talks with military and political leadership on wide-ranging security issues,” tweeted DG ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa yesterday. "COAS (Chief of Army Staff) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan yesterday held Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not violate the election code of conduct in his press conference in Lahore.As per the code of conduct, the ECP said, the prime minister and ministers cannot ask for votes from voters once the election ...

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