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PAF aircraft crashes near Quetta, no casualty reported

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PAF aircraft crashes near Quetta, no casualty reported QUETTA: Due to technical fault during a routine operational training mission, a fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Quetta on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. According to the PAF spokesperson, the pilot of the aircraft executed successful planned ejection and remained safe in the accident. As crash occurred in the barren area,  no...


‘LG polls to be held in KP next month’, claims Imran Khan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st October 2014

‘LG polls to be held in KP next month’, claims Imran Khan ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, while addressing the participants of the sit-ins on late Tuesday night claimed that Local bodies elections will be held in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa in November, Aaj News reported. “We are ready for the polls to be held in April, but due to legal orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan, the polls...


Nawaz Sharif greets people of China on Foundation Day

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Nawaz Sharif greets people of China on Foundation Day ISLAMABAD: Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sent a letter to his Chinese counterpart in which he greeted the Chinese people on Foundation Day, whereas he also stated that Pakistan and China has always stood firm by each other in regional and international issues. Nawaz Sharif said that carrying good and well built relationship with China will...


Three-day public holiday announced for Eid-ul-Azha

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Three-day public holiday announced for Eid-ul-Azha ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government on Tuesday announced a three-day public holiday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. According to a notification issued by Ministry of Interior here, October 6, 7 and 8 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) will be observed as public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Source:...


Eid package sent to IDPs by Govt

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Eid package sent to IDPs by Govt PESHAWAR:  Rs.7000 per family have been dispatched by the Punjab government for the people of North Waziristan displaced due to the on going military operation in the area, Aaj News reported. Reports claimed that most of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) have failed to receive the relief amount due to the procedural problems faced to...


Government announces Eid-ul-Azha holidays

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Government announces Eid-ul-Azha holidays ISLAMABAD: The government has announced holidays for Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed across the country on October 06. According to the Interior Ministry October 06-08 (Monday-Wednesday) will be holidays for Eid-ul-Azha. Government employees will be off for five days as they will be able to include there weekend with Eid...


Imran never brings donations for SKMH to Pakistan, says Asif

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Imran never brings donations for SKMH to Pakistan, says Asif ISLAMABAD: Minister of defense Khawaja Asif has criticized the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan for not bringing the donations collected for Shaukat Khanum Hospital abroad back to Pakistan. In a statement, Khawaja Asif said that Imran Khan always talks about bring capital of others back to Pakistan but never brings the donations...


ECP still awaits hundreds of MP’s to file statements of assets today

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ECP still awaits hundreds of MP’s to file statements of assets today ISLAMABAD: Today (Tuesday) is the last day to submit the statements and yet hundreds of MP’s are awaited to file their statements of their assets and liabilities today with the Election Commission of Pakistan. According to the reports, around 800 MP’s are still awaited to file their liabilities statements with the ECP, whereas Chief Minister...


LHC seeks Justice Akhtar commission report in case against PAT

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LHC seeks Justice Akhtar commission report in case against PAT LAHORE: A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday while issuing notice to Punjab home secretary sought report of Justice Akhtar Hassan Commission till October 15. The full bench comprising Justice Muhammad Khalid Mehmood Khan, Justice Shahid Hameed Dar and Justice Anwaarul Haq passed the orders on a petition filed by Amjad Ali seeking...


Khyber Agency blast kills 5 terrorists

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Khyber Agency blast kills 5 terrorists TIRAH VALLEY: As many as five terrorists were killed in a blast that occurred in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to security sources, a huge blast occurred at the banned outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) compound in Raj Gul area of Tirah Valley that killed five terrorists while four others...


Democratic govt to complete its tenure: Rashid

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Democratic govt to complete its tenure: Rashid ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that the people elected government through ballots not sit-ins. In a statement here Sunday, the minister said it seemed that Imran Khan has realized that general elections will be held in 2018 and thus accordingly he had started canvassing for it. He said that democratic government will...


Good governance, performance hallmark of PML-N: Khawaja Saad

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Good governance, performance hallmark of PML-N: Khawaja Saad ISLAMABAD: Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq Sunday said good governance and performance were hallmark of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government. Talking to a private news channel, he said the PML-N government whenever came into power, it delivered well. “Our performance is better then previous government,” he said. He said there was always a space...


‘Nation has finally awoken’, says Imran Khan

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‘Nation has finally awoken’, says Imran Khan ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that the nation was finally awoken and thanked Allah Almighty for fulfilling his prayer, Aaj News reported. While addressing a thousands of his party’s supporters here at Minar-e-Pakistan, Imran Khan said: “Allah fulfilled my prayer. He has awoken the entire nation”. To convene the joint session...


Local bodies to become functional after Eid: Balochistan CM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Local bodies to become functional after Eid: Balochistan CM KARACHI: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch announced on Saturday that local bodies would be made functional in the province after Eidul Azha. Speaking at the “Meet the Editors” programme at the office of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Saturday, he said that enforced disappearances in Balochistan is a humanitarian issue...


5.5 magnitude quake jolts Peshawar

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5.5 magnitude quake jolts Peshawar ISLAMABAD: An earthquake, measuring 5.5 on Richter scale, jolted different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Sunday’s wee hours. According to the Meteorological Office, the tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Malakand, Shangla and adjacent areas. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Hindu Kush Mountains in Afghanistan. Source:...


Airstrikes, gunfight kill 21 militants in Shawal

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Airstrikes, gunfight kill 21 militants in Shawal PESHAWAR: At least 21 militants have been killed in airstrikes and a gunfight in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal areas, officials said Sunday. The air attacks were carried out on five insurgent hideouts in the Shawal area of North Waziristan overnight, a military statement said. “In precise aerial strikes last night 5 terrorists hideouts were destroyed...


PML-N policies put country on way to economic progress

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

PML-N policies put country on way to economic progress LAHORE: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal Saturday said that comprehensive economic policies of the PML-N have put the country on the way to progress, prosperity and economic development. Addressing the 11th annual environment excellence awards 2014 ceremony at a local hotel, he said the government has develop the economic road map,...


Imran, Qadri misleading nation through lies: Saad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th September 2014

Imran, Qadri misleading nation through lies: Saad LAHORE: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that sit-in organisers are misleading the people by telling lies. Talking to media at Punjab Food Festival, organised by a local hotel on Friday, Saad Rafique said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was visiting the United Nations with a limited delegation and PAT chairman Tahirul Qadri...


LHC orders immediate release of Gullu Butt

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

LHC orders immediate release of Gullu Butt LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) declared the arrest of Gullu Butt by police authorities as unlawful and ordered for his immediate release, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, Justice Qasim Khan of the LHC was hearing the case and questioned if he was involved in any other case and to produce evidence against him....


Word ‘Gullu’, now a part of Oxford Dictionary

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Word ‘Gullu’, now a part of Oxford Dictionary Word Gullu associated from Gullu Butt who made its appearance on June 17 in Model Town, Lahore and smashed dozens of cars and vehicles parked in the surrounding of Minhajul Quran Secretariat has now been added in the Oxford Dictionary. Word Gullu has been given a meaning of disruptive behavior of someone enjoying (good or...


Karachi: Blast targets SSP Farooq Awan, kills 2

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Karachi: Blast targets SSP Farooq Awan, kills 2 KARACHI: A bomb blast targeting the squad of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Farooq Awan here on Thursday night left two persons dead and the police officer and six others injured, the police said. According to the IG Police Sindh office SSP Farooq Awan sustained minor injuries in the blast that targeted his car in...


Imran Khan pays bills of his Lahore residence

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Imran Khan pays bills of his Lahore residence ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan recently paid the bills of his Lahore residence amid of civil disobedience call, Aaj News reported. According to the reports and LESCO officials, Imran Khan altogether paid three bills of his Zaman Pak residency with a fine. The following bill were worth Rs15,232 16,267 and Rs9,336. It is...


Seven more workers of MQM released by Rangers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Seven more workers of MQM released by Rangers KARACHI: Seven workers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Party earlier arrested by the Rangers during a raid have been released on early Friday morning, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the released workers were asked to report Nine Zero, whereas the other left workers who are still in the custody are being tried to...


Raid on MQM office is condemnable, says Altaf Hussain

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th September 2014

Raid on MQM office is condemnable, says Altaf Hussain LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned Rangers’ raid on party’s sector office in Scheme 33 and arrest of 30 workers, Aaj News reported. Altaf Hussain said MQM is making efforts for peace in the port city, however, instead of encouraging such efforts the way party is being treated is condemnable....


PM Nawaz arrives in New York to address UNGA session

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th September 2014

PM Nawaz arrives in New York to address UNGA session NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif flew into New York Wednesday afternoon to lead Pakistan’s delegation to the 69th UN General Assembly session during which he will highlight Pakistan’s position on international issues and hold a series of bilateral meetings with world leaders. He will address the 193 member General Assembly on Friday with a...


Hostility towards Mohajirs: MQM stages ‘sit-ins’ in Karachi

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Hostility towards Mohajirs: MQM stages ‘sit-ins’ in Karachi KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has announced to stage sit-ins at 9 different locations of Karachi against hostility towards Mohajirs, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, Altaf Hussain was addressing the participants of sit-in, staged outside Chief Minister House against Rangers’ raid on MQM sector office in Scheme 33. Altaf Hussain...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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