Staff Reporter/Agencies

  • TMULTAN/ LODHRAN/ AHMEDPUR EAST-Federal Minister for Railway Sheikh Rashid Ahmad on Friday made it clear that peace between Pakistan and Indian will remain elusive unless Kashmir issue is resolved. Addressing a ceremony here on Friday, Sh Rashid warned, “Now if we showed in any slackness or ...

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  • TNANKANA SAHIB-Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Sunday that India has left no room for negotiations between the two countries after stripping Kashmir of its autonomy and abrogating articles 370 and 35A of its Constitution.The minister addressed a ceremony in Nankana Sahib, and ...

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  • TKASUR India, failing to fulfil its responsibility under the Indus Water Treaty of 1960 with Pakistan, released water into the Sutlej River, inundated 18 villages on both sides of the riverbed in Kasur district. River Sutlej is expected to be in high flood at Ganda Singhwala, Kasur, with current ...

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  • TSHEIKHUPURA-A couple along with their five children were killed when roof their dilapidated house caved in due to heavy rain here in in Asad Town locality near Kot Abdul Malik in wee hours on Wednesday.According to the Rescue 1122 and police, the incident of roof collapse occurred in Kot Abdul ...

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  • TKHANEWAL/RAJANPUR -Six persons including three members of a same family including two women died and 20 others sustained injuries three accidents occurred in different area here on Friday.According to Rescue 1122 and police, three members of a same family - a man, his mother and aunt, died when a ...

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  • TTOBA TEK SINGH/KHANEWAL/ OKARA/BHAKKAR-As many as 30 persons including women and minors were killed and 53 others sustained injuries in various incidents of enmity, violence, drowning, burning and road accidents in different districts of Punjab over the past 48 hours.According to police and Rescuer ...

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  • TSARGODHA/KHANEWAL - Eight persons including two women died in road accidents and in a firing incident in different areas here on Monday.According to police, two persons were killed in a firing incident in the Jhamra Chowki police limits.Police said that Muhammad Hamza, resident of Chak 162/164 NB, ...

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  • TLALAMUSA-The son of PPP stalwart Qamar Zaman Kaira and his friend were laid to rest after funeral, which was attended by thousands of people including top leadership of all political parties here on Saturday.Usama Kaira along with his friend Hamza Butt had died in a road accident on GT Road near ...

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  • TBAHAWALPUR-Four persons including a woman were gunned down and three others including a minor sustained gunshot wounds here in Khairpur Tamewali, some 70km from here on Sunday. According to police sources, unidentified assailants, riding motorcycles, fired indiscriminate gunshots on residents of ...

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  • TThe Lahore Waste Management Company and District Administration in collaboration with Agahee Foundation conducted clean and green awareness drive outside Deputy Commissioner Office on Thursday.  Additional Deputy Commissioner Awais Malik and Membe Provincial Assembly Punjab Uzma Qarar ...

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  • TThe Punjab Healthcare Commission and Drug Advisory Program (DAP) of the Colombo Plan will cooperate for monitoring of the quality of care in the addiction treatment centres of the province.  A meeting was held here on Friday at the PHC office between the Commission’s management and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday accepted the applications of candidates for the recounting of votes in 26 National and provincial constituencies. The ECP also turned down the requests for votes recounting in 32 seats of National and provincial assemblies. Several ...

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  • TBADIN - Former government of Sindh and muggers were petrified of God creatures rather than space creatures and God creatures would get rid from the looters at any cost. These views were expressed by senior leader of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) and former Speaker of National Assembly Dr Fehmida ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Karachiites on Sunday endured the hottest day of the summer as the mercury touched 44 degree centigrade, the Met office said. The sweltering heatwave in the city and elsewhere in Sindh is likely to extend its unwelcome stay by four to five days. According to Dr Ghulam Rasool, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi is adamant that the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in Karachi. Sethi said this in response to being asked repeatedly by reporters about the final being held in the city of lights. “The final will be held in ...

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  • TIslamabad/KABUL - Pakistan strongly protested over the killing of a diplomatic official in Afghanistan on Monday, demanding immediate action to apprehend culprits and measures to ensure security to its diplomatic staff. Two assailants riding a motorbike opened fire on Nayyar Iqbl Rana, 52, at ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has praised the people of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa for their contribution to restoring peace, saying that they rendered matchless sacrifices in the war on terror. It is due to their sacrifices that peace is restored to the country, the minister said ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has again reiterated that both Sri Lanka and West Indies will be touring Pakistan, despite rumours circulating to the contrary. Addressing a press conference, Sethi said: “The full-strength Sri Lankan team is coming to Pakistan. I ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An accountability court Monday issued arrest warrants for deposed PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, sons and son-in-law for failing to appear before it in the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). However, the court deferred until October 9 the ...

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  • TRAJANPUR/DERA GHAZI KHAN - Punjab police on Monday claimed to have recovered in a search operation the seven policemen who had been kidnapped here on Sunday. The policemen were rescued after the Punjab police launched the operation for their safe recovery. All the seven cops were recovered after ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Monday again retracted his controversial statement, which has led opposition parties to demand his resignation. Addressing media on Monday, for second time in as many days, he reiterated that he had never said Kashmiris ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/MUZAFFARABAD - Two civilians were killed and seven injured in Indian cross-border shelling in Poonch sector of Azad Kashmir on Thursday. Senior government official Raja Tahir Mumtaz said the incident occurred in the Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC), the de-facto border that ...

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  • TJHANG - Three persons died after consuming toxic liquor here in Mohallah Bhabharana here on Monday. According to police and rescue sources, Riaz, resident of Faisalabad had come to Jhang to see his cousin Shabbir. They along with their friends - Arshad Ansari and Azam consumed liquor, which turned ...

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  • TFAISALABAD - Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said that there are no allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in panama case. “Had there been any allegation against the PM, the Supreme Court would have summoned him.” Talking to media men after addressing a ceremony here on ...

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  • TKARACHI - An Afghan guard with a “personal grudge” shot dead a junior diplomat inside the Afghan consulate in Karachi on Monday, police said. “The guard, Rehmat Ullah, opened fire on a junior diplomat [Afghan Third Secretary at the Consulate] Mohammad Zaki Uro, killing him on the ...

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  • TKARACHI - At least one hundred and ninety offices of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement have been sealed in Karachi within three days while seven illegally-constructed MQM offices have also been demolished in the city. Earlier on Friday, the MQM offices were sealed in Jheel Park and Shah Faisal Colony ...

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  • TKARACHI - Two army men were shot dead when four armed motorcyclists attacked their pick-up truck in the Sindh capital, officials said. The deceased were named as Abdul Razzak and Khadim Hussain. According to doctors at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical College, Razzak was brought dead while Hussain ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Gunmen shot dead PPP Kurram Agency president at his Parachinar office late on Monday night. Hamid Hussain Turi, also a social worker, arrived in his office after he received an unknown phone call late on Monday night. Before killing him, Hamid Turi had also been tortured. Official ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pak Sarzameen Party leader Syed Mustafa Kamal once took a swipe at his ex boss Altaf Hussain, blaming the MQM chief for having his potential successors killed. “Even a local shopkeeper creates capacity of leadership for his son so that he may replace his father but I ask MQM ...

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  • TMOHMAND AGENCY - Taliban militants on Thursday shot and killed at least nine Khasadars in two separate attacks in lower Mohmand sub-division of Mohmand Agency bordering Afghanistan, security and government officials said.Locals said at midnight militants attacked the solar-tube well in Darwazgai ...

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