Staff Reporter

  • TIslamabad:- Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, who is on an official visit to Italy, on Tuesday called on General Claudio Graziano, Chief of the Italian Defence General Staff. According to the ISPR statement, both discussed matters of bilateral interest ...

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  • TPunjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has promised to set up a hospital and construct the Faisalabad-Chiniot Road as dual carriageway if his party is re-elected in the general elections. He stated this while inaugurating the renovated building of the DHQ Hospital and an incinerator for medical ...

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  • TTwo persons were wounded when a Lahore-bound train hit a goods train near Garhi Shahu railways station on Tuesday.  Rescue workers said that four bogies derailed as a result of the accident. The Green Light Train was coming to Lahore from Karachi when it crashed into goods-train near the ...

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  • TThe Punjab Healthcare Commission has sealed outlets of 73 quacks on Tuesday.  According to details given in a press release issued here, the action was taken in different districts, that is, Attock, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Gujrat, Sialkot, Pakpattan, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur, ...

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  • TKANDHKOT - The Al-Khidamat Foundation distributed ration bags to needy people at district Kashmore on Tuesday. Al-Khidmat Foundation District President Dr Amanullah Baloch said that there are hundreds of people who were not able to eat due to poverty especially disability and other reasons. He ...

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  • TKHAIRPUR - The Date Palm Research Institute (DPRI) of Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur and Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agriculture Sciences, China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a ceremony on Monday. SALU Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Yousaf ...

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  • TTIMERGARA - A boy was stabbed to death after a quarrel in Saddo village in the jurisdiction of Timergara police station on Sunday, police said. Mohsin Khan, son of Salim Khan, allegedly stabbed Gul Khan, son of Wali Khan, after an exchange of harsh words between the two. Gul succumbed to wounds on ...

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  • TMIRPURKHAS: MQM-P MPA Dr Zafar Ahmed Kamali has demanded the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice of discrimination with senior teachers of urban areas as education director deprived them of their due promotions. In a statement issued on Sunday, the MPA said the education director promoted the ...

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  • TMIRPURKHAS - Hundreds of residents, including women and children of Mehran Colony, Gul Colony, Kaho Jo Daro Colony and Abdullah Colony, held a demonstration on Saturday and blocked Khaan Road to protest suspension of power to their localities for six months. They burnt tyres against suspension of ...

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  • TJACOBABAD - A man allegedly shot dead his sister along with her paramour over illicit relations in  Buland Khan Dahani Village on Saturday. According to police, Sadam Hussain gunned down his sister Khanzadi (18), and her paramour Allah Bakhsh (20), over having illicit relations and manage to ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - NAB KP has initiated inquiry against accused Fazl Ahad, owner of Blue City Housing Scheme at Rashakai Interchange, who in the garb of illegal housing societies cheated public of their hard earned money. Ahad, owner of the scheme, lured public to invest their hard earned money in their ...

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  • THAFIZABAD - The Sukheke Police caught a notorious smuggler of KPK dramatically near Tawailywali village and seized 12.3kg chars hidden under the seats of his car. According to police source, the accused, who was later identified as Shahid Khan, son of Rustam Khan Patha of Charsada, was attempting ...

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  • TBUREWALA - The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) activists blocked a road near PI Link Canal over alleged brawl of their district president Malik Zulfiqar Ahmed Awan with a Vehari-based lawyer on Wednesday. Malik Zulfiqar Ahmed Awan and Rai Ahmed Kharal Advocate quarrelled over an issue upon which the ...

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  • TQuetta  - A colonel embraced martyrdom and another four soldiers sustained wounds in an operation against terrorists in Balochistan, an army press release said Wednesday. The martyr was named as Colonel Sohail Abid of Military Intelligence. Two of the wounded are stated to be in critical ...

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  • TSHARAQPUR:- A former councillor was gunned down by unidentified motorcyclists on his was back home from Lahore. The police said that the ex-councillor and property dealer Sheikh Zahoor Ahmed, resident of Mohallah Harni was killed by unknown persons near Burj Attari on Lahore-Jarawala Road. ...

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  • THAFIZABAD:- The police recovered a teenage schoolgirl kidnapped on her way to school her the other day. According to police sources, a 13-year-old girl student was allegedly abducted by two youth when she was proceeding to her school in village Vanike Tarar here. According to police source, Amna ...

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  • TShehbaz Sharif said that the Orange Line Metro Train in Lahore was a glowing and immortal example of Pakistan-China friendship. He said:  “Lahore has become the pioneering Metro Train City of Pakistan. Had PTI not created hurdles in this mega public welfare project, thousands of people ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - National Accountability Bureau Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa authorised several inquiries against government officials of Peshawar Electricity Supply Company, Water and Sanitation Services, Peshawar, Tehsil Municipal Administration Bannu and Bannu Sugar Mills Ltd. The regional board meeting of the ...

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  • TPunjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif will witness a test run of orange train from Dera Gujran to Lakshmi Chowk today. Chinese Consulate General, Advisor to Punjab CM Khawaja Ahmed Hassan and project officials will also be present on occasion. A ceremony will be organised at Lakshmi Chowk Station ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Businessmen Panel of the FPCCI has urged the government to address the reservations of commercial importers. BMP Chairman Mian Anjum Nisar, while talking to the media, said that the commercial importers were being treated under final tax regime and they were allowed audit exemption on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former interior minister Rehman Malik holds India responsible for the Mumbai attacks, saying the incident had been engineered to divert world attention from the violation of human rights in Kashmir. In a statement here on Sunday, he said the state of Pakistan had played no role in the ...

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  • TATTOCK - At least two persons including a young girl were killed while another two injured during a collision between a motorcycle and a land cruiser in the Jand police jurisdiction on Saturday. Police said that Inam Gul along with his niece Muskan, daughter Fatima and son Irfan was on his way from ...

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  • TPML-N President and Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that success in this world and hereafter can be achieved by giving respect, love and care to the mother. In his message on the eve of Mother’s Day, the CM said: “Respect and honour in the world can be won by ...

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  • TBANNU - A policeman was killed and 13 others were injured in an attack on a police van at the general bus stand in Bannu on Friday. According to local police, the van was attacked with an improvised explosive device (IED) near Kohat Chowrangi in which one policeman was killed and 13 other ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - At least five members of a family including two minor girls and two children were killed and two others injured in an explosion at a hotel on Grand Trunk Road in Peshawar early on Friday. The cause of the blast could not be ascertained immediately as police gathered bits and pieces to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government has announced a scheme to support the families of martyrs who have sacrificed in the war on terr.  The scheme was announced during the budget speech for the year 2017-2018. The beneficiaries include the families of Shuhadas of armed forces, law enforcement ...

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  • TISLAMABAD:- The National Assembly on Friday passed a resolution to constitute a forum to resolve the problems of ex-MNAs. The resolution moved by Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab in the middle of budget session for the welfare of former members of National Assembly. “The ...

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  • TAn accountability court on Friday extended physical remand of former Director General (DG) Lahore Development Authority (LDA) AhadCheema and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Bismillah Engineering Shahid Shafiq by May 18 in Ashiana Housing Scheme scam. However, the court has sent other accused ...

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  • TOKARA - Three persons were deprived of large amounts of cash at gunpoint in two different incidents of robbery here the other day. According to police sources, a man namely Safdar was on his way in a car after withdrawing Rs700,000 from a local bank at Kissanwala Bus Stop. Near Eastern Railway ...

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  • TLAHORE - Gujrat Warriors beat Faisalabad Sherdils to win the Pakistan’s inaugural Super Kabaddi League on Thursday. Gujrat Warriors, who qualified for the final after beating Kashmir Jaanbaaz in the semifinal last night, outclassed Faisalabad Sherdils by 38-26 to win the tournament. ...

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