OUR STAFF REPORT

  • TKARACHI - At least seven people have contracted Congo virus in Karachi. The medics expressed concern over the inefficiency of health department to find out animals which are getting into Karachi for Eid-ul Azha sacrifice. Jinnah Hospital Director Emergency Dr Seemin Jamali confirmed that seven ...

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  • TKANDHKOT - A shopkeeper was looted at gunpoint by unknown armed persons at Main Tower Chowk on Thursday. Unidentified assailants looted a shopkeeper of mobile phones located at Main Tower Chowk. Shop owner Chandar Lal said: “I was busy at my shop when a group of unidentified armed ...

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  • TKARACHI - A banking court Thursday extended the interim bail of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur until September 4 in money-laundering scam. Faryal Talpur along with her lawyer appeared before the court and pleaded to extend bail, the court granted her plea, the court ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) hinted at tabling a condemning resolution in the Sindh Assembly against blasphemous sketches competition going to be held in Holland. The TLP parliamentary leader Mufti Muhammad Qasim Fakhri and Syed Abdur ...

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  • TLAHORE - A sessions court Thursday directed lawyers of both PTI Chief Imran Khan and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif to come up with arguments on territorial jurisdiction of the court to hear Rs 10 billion damages suit of the latter against the former. Additional district & sessions judge Anjum ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mine workers are dying because the government and employers have failed to introduce workplace health and safety standards, said labour leaders. Different labour organisations and federations held a press conference at National Trade Union Federation Pakistan office on Thursday to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhter Thursday pledged to allocate special funds for conservation of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology’s Baba e Urdu campus functional in a heritage building. Addressing a program organised by FUUAST and Anjuman e Tarraqi e Urdu as ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Water Commission Thursday said that the frequent permission of change in land use of the industrial plot to commercial purposes had adverse bearings on the sewerage system and drinking water supply in Karachi, Hyderabad and other areas of the province. The observation of the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has stressed a need for adopting such a comprehensive strategy for removal of offal of sacrificial animals on upcoming Eidul Azha that could ensure proper cleanliness and better sanitation on all three days of Eid. While presiding over a high level meeting ...

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  • TMIRPURKHAS - A youth attempted to commit suicide by burning himself over domestic issue in Bhansinghabad on Thursday. Adnan, 26, son of Arshad went to roof of his house and hurled kerosene oil on himself and set him on fire resultantly, he sustained serious burning injuries. He was shifted to ...

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  • TKHAIRPUR - The Shah Abdul Latif University Teachers Association (SALUTA) staffers criticised the university administration for not releasing salary to the employees and teachers. The SALUTA representatives while talking to media Thursday said that university issued a notification before Eidul ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Secretary Akbar Durrani has said hardworking and competent youth should join civil service with the passion to serve the country, adding that civil servants should be loyal to the state not government. He was addressing a workshop for CSS aspirants organized by the Archives ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court Thursday directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to submit reply to collection of advance tax from marriage halls and others and barred it from taking coercive action against the defaulters of advance tax.  Justice Shahid Jamil Khan passed the order on petition ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the cases at Supreme Court Lahore registry on Friday (today).  According to a supplementary cause list. The top judge will head a three-member bench comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ashan. The bench will hear ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan equities went through another tough ride where the index slid to an intraday low of 41,750 level, shedding 696 point. Though the market later recovered to some extent due to investors' interest in select stocks, it closed down 485 pts amid lack of triggers and not-so-excited ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative had across-the-board political and institutional support in Pakistan and the CPEC projects were progressing smoothly. He also observed that Pakistan hoped that work on New Gwadar International ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The business community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has demanded of the federal government and Ministry of Planning and Reforms to increase Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and hydel power generation projects along with schemes relating to trade and industries for the province under the ...

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  • TLAHORE - First-ever three-day "Suppliers and Vendors Defence Exhibition" (SAVDEX 2018). Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat NI (M), Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of Maj Gen Ahmad Mahmood Hayat, HI (M), DG DEPO, LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid, Brig ...

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  • TLahore - A 27-year-old man was shot dead by his friend as they clashed at a house in Shafiqabad on Thursday. The deceased was identified Vicky Masih. His family told police that Vicky was shot dead by his friend Abbas over a dispute. The killer managed escape. The police says they were ...

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  • TLahore - A Chinese national was found dead inside a massage centre located in Defense-V early on Thursday, police said. The body was moved to morgue for autopsy. Police sources said the man was lying dead in a room as they reached the spot. The police have registered a case and started ...

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  • TLAHORE - PINA and the Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of the Punjab hosted a seminar on "Internal Stability and Strengthening of Independence” here on Thursday. Speakers stressed the need for valuing independence. University of Sargodha former VC Prof Dr Akram Choudhry said ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has accorded its approval for crucial amendments to the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) Regulations governing the opening of offices and branch offices by the securities brokers in a meeting chaired by its ...

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  • TLAHORE - PIA’s pre- Haj operation concluded on Wednesday night transporting more than 68,000 intending pilgrims to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), said a spokesman for the airline on Thursday. He said PIA operated 225 flights to Saudi Arabia. As many as 28,138 pilgrims were transported to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Governor Malik Rafiq Rajwana Wednesday resigned from his office and announced to start law practice again. He made this surprising announcement during his visit to Lahore High Court Bar Association. Rajwana said he fulfilled all his duties according to law and Constitution and ...

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  • TIslamabad - Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday said that rules and regulations were there to address the issue of alleged rigging in the general election. “In this respect, the ECP wishes to clarify that the country’s laws specify all procedures to be taken in case ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday said that the whole nation wanted to see the ploy behind the massively rigged elections exposed and reiterated his stance to launch strong protest both within and outside the Parliament in this regard. Talking to ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)-AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, flanked by APHC leaders, took out a huge rally to mark India’s Independence Day as Black Day here on Wednesday.The participants were chanting anti-India slogans, demanding the world powers to take notice of the worst state terrorism in ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)/SIALKOT-The Azad Jammu and Kashmir people observed India’s Independence Day as black day on Wednesday, and registered strong protest against its illegal occupation on the large part of Kashmir. They expressed their deep concern over the ruthless use of force against the innocent ...

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  • TKAMALIA/SIALKOT -The 71st Independence Day was celebrated with patriotic zeal and zest across Kamalia and its adjoining areas. The day started with special prayers in the mosques for the safety of the country and its people. The youngsters were very excited on Independence Day as they reached the ...

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  • TKASUR-The Lahore High Court [LHC] has granted bail to former Kasur district police officer [DPO] Ali Nasir Rizvi and his driver Amanat in Mudassar killing case here the other day.The court, however, rejected the bail pleas of DSP Mirza Arif Rasheed Baig and Sub Inspector Younus Dogar at which they ...

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