STAFF REPORT

  • TTOBA TEK SINGH:-Dacoits shot injured a shopkeeper for resistance at Gojra on Wednesday night. Police said that 55-year-old Khalid was at his grocery shop in Balwantpura, Gojra when two dacoits came to his shop and attempted to loot valuables at gunpoint. But Khalid offered resistance at which the ...

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  • TFAISALABAD/SARGODHA/RAJANPUR/KASUR/SHEIKHUPURA - Nine persons including three women and as many minor children were killed in different incidents of violence and road accidents on Thursday. In Faisalabad, two persons were killed and seven others suffered injuries in separate incidents. According to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday took notice on a complaint of a poor citizen and directed the Ministry of Commerce and Federal Board of Revenue to submit recommendations to waive-off tax on items being used by the special persons. Pakistan Citizen Portal had sought proposals to ...

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  • TLAHORE - A cake cutting ceremony was held in connection with Christmas at Lahore Press Club (LPC) on Saturday. Addressing the ceremony, Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minority Affairs Ajaz Alam said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government wished Merry Christmas to all Christian families and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) released sample results of 156 brands of ice-cream and frozen desserts here on Saturday.  PFA Director General Muhammad Usman said that 47 of the samples failed to meet the standards of Punjab Pure Food Regulations. He said that products of Gourmet, ...

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  • TRawalpindi:- Indian army resorted to unprovoked firing in Rawlakot Sector of Line of Control (LOC) deliberately targeting civil population on Tuesday. Two civilians, 16 years old Muhammad Adnan and 47 years old Muhamamd Rasheed, got injured. There were evacuated to hospital. Indian posts were ...

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  • TBritish Conservative Party leader and Member of United Kingdom (UK) Parliament Andrew Stephenson met with the son of ill-fated businessman Raja Arshad Mahmood - who had been accused of murdering Barrister Fahad Malik in federal capital of Pakistan in 2016 - Raja Usman Arshad. The meeting between ...

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  • TA growing number of women connected to tech-enabled start-ups in Pakistan were facing cultural deterrents, including lack of a supportive environment for mothers and difficulty in the networking for business development. Additionally, the lack of reasonably priced and safe commuting options also ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Islamabad police cricket team beat Shalimar Cricket Academy (SCA) by 4 wickets in a friendly match played here Saturday. SCA won the toss and elected to bat first and were bowled out for 202 in the 30th over. Hassan Nawaz top scored with 53, Noman Malik made 40 and Hassan Iqbal ...

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  • TLAHORE - Jubilee Insurance and Team Eighteen will vie for top honours in the final of the Lahore Open Polo Championship 2018 to be played today (Sunday) at 3pm here at the Lahore Polo Club ground. Lahore Polo Club President Malik Atif Yar Tiwana has said that Governor Punjab Chaudhry M Sarwar will ...

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  • TLAHORE - Nouman Sheikh has won the Lahore Press Club Annual Snooker Tournament title for the fourth time consecutively. The 15-day snooker event was sponsored by National Bank of Pakistan and was conducted by Lahore Press Club in collaboration with Punjab Snooker Association, in which 28 cueists ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government marked its 100 days in power on Thursday in a ceremony, held at the Jinnah Convention Centre in the federal capital. The ceremony was attended by PTI leaders, Members of National Assembly, Members of Provincial Assembly, workers and supporters of the ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government marked its 100 days in power on Thursday in a ceremony, held at the Jinnah Convention Centre in the federal capital. The ceremony was attended by PTI leaders, Members of National Assembly, Members of Provincial Assembly, workers and supporters of the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The 2nd Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Blind Cricket Championship 2018 was inaugurated here at Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium. This is the first time that PPL has sponsored the sports event in Peshawar, which is being organised by Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC). Special Assistant to ...

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  • TPolitical figures from Punjab and Sindh participated in a special prayer on the 35th death anniversary of late senator from Sindh and renowned industrialist Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, father of Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf, chairman of the Ashraf Group of Industries, former president of the Zarai Taraqiati ...

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  • TThe 16th death anniversary of renowned poet Jaun Elia was observed on Thursday. Born in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, in 1931, Elia migrated to Pakistan in 1957 and settled in Karachi. He wrote his first Urdu couplet when he was just 8. His famous poetry collections include Shayed, Ya’ani, Gumaan, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi filed references against Haroon Rashid, former CEO, and Tahir Maqbool Khakwani, former additional director National Testing Service and others over their alleged involvement in corruption. As per details, some unscrupulous elements in the top ...

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  • TPakistan completely dominated hosts Nepal as the greens comfortably moved into the finals of the South Asian Football Federation (Saff) U15 Championship by beating the hosts 4-0 at ANFA Complex on Thursday. After a goalless first half, Pakistan put the pressure on Nepal and eventually took the lead ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan addressed the nation through a televised on Wednesday, in which PM Imran Khan fully backed the Supreme Court in its verdict in Asia Bibi case, saying that the court’s decision was according to the constitution. “Pakistan was the second state that was ...

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  • TISLAMABAD:- PPP leader Saeed Ghani has said that there would be no compromise on the 18th Amendment and all democratic parties would defend it. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Ghani said that PPP co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari had relinquished powers as President strengthening the parliament ...

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  • TThe National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser on Friday said that the illegal occupation of Kashmir by the Indian forces was the most tragic chapter of history and urged upon the international community to play its due role to end the atrocities and human rights violations by the Indian security forces ...

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  • T A three-member French Police delegation visited the Central Police Office on Wednesday. The delegation met senior police officers and discussed issued related to mutual cooperation in security and professional training, a police spokesman said.  Police Attaché Emmanuel Tombolato, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first interview of Prime Minister Imran Khan to journalists of foreign press since he assumed the office has been hit by controversy. Contradictory claims have emerged from a high ranking government official and a journalist, who reported about the meeting in several international ...

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  • TSpeakers at a seminar suggested religious leadership and followers of all religions to work towards peace and development; and to take care and stand with minorities, helping them whenever needed. “We can observe that most faith groups share an interest in protecting the helpless in our ...

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  • TLAHORE:- The Punjab government on Tuesday announced a new initiative to remove what it called the sense of disparity among regions of the province. The finance minister said in his budget speech that cabinet would periodically hold its meetings at various divisional headquarters. Also, he said, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Getz Pharma in partnership with Augment Care Friday launched the first-of-its-kind paper-less “Green Clinic”. The announcement in this regard was made by Khalid Mahmood, managing director and CEO Getz Pharma, at a signing ceremony. Chief guest, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen ...

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  • TISLAMABAD:- Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at an election rally in Nangarhar, Afghanistan that resulted in loss of lives and injuries. A statement issued by the foreign ministry said: “We express our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who ...

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  • TReckitt Benckiser, in collaboration with four Pakistani brands, is setting up a company in Pakistan to initiate an awareness campaign aimed at controlling mortality of children and women in remote areas. The key idea of the initiative is to empower rural women and provide them access to health and ...

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  • TA ‘Gentlemen Bike Rally’ was held at Defence phase 6, Lahore in order to enlighten the attendees about prostate cancer and to collect funds for the treatment of cancer patients. During the rally, people were also informed about the dangers of riding a bike carelessly and were urged to ...

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  • TReinstated Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PIA has not taken charge so far. A Lahore court ruled that the termination letter written by the Chief HR Officer on 17th of August, 2017 is suspended and the PIA is directed to restrain from interference from lawful business of the plaintiff.  The ...

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