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Formation of new provinces, QAT observes strike in Sindh

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Formation of new provinces, QAT observes strike in Sindh HYDERABAD: The Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT) is observing a strike in Sindh against the MQM’s call for the formation of new provinces. The PPP, PML-N and nationalist parties have supported the strike. According to the reports, shops and petrol stations are closed in several areas of Hyderabad including Qasimabad and Gul Centre, while a protest...


Quetta bus attack claims 9 lives

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Quetta bus attack claims 9 lives QUETTA: As many as nine people were killed in an attack on a passenger bus in the Hazara Ganji area of Quetta on Thursday. According to SP Sariab, Imran Qureshi, unknown gunmen opened fire on the passenger bus resulting in injuries to nine people. Six people lost their lives while on the way to the...


Discussion about future sit-ins: PTI’s core committee meets Saturday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Discussion about future sit-ins: PTI’s core committee meets Saturday ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has convened meeting of its core committee on Saturday to chalk out future strategy of the sit-in in the month of Muharram, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, the meeting will be held at PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence, where Khan will preside over the gathering. The meeting,...


Pakistan could use nuclear bomb against India, says Musharraf

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Pakistan could use nuclear bomb against India, says Musharraf Former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) on Wednesday said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an enemy of Pakistan and Muslims, DawnNews reported. Speaking to an Indian news channel, the former president said that Pakistan would never neglect the defence of its eastern borders and added that the country would not hesitate in...


PAT to hold public meeting in Abbottabad today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

PAT to hold public meeting in Abbottabad today ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is all set to hold a public meeting today on Thursday in Abbottabad in Post Graduate college ground. According to the reports, the meeting is held in the premises of Post Graduate college ground in Abbottabad, whereas the arrangements of the meeting are in final stages. The reports further revealed...


Zarb-e-Azb: 28 terrorists killed in air strikes by Pak army

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Zarb-e-Azb: 28 terrorists killed in air strikes by Pak army RAWALPINDI: As many as 28 terrorists including foreigners have been killed by air strikes by Pakistan army in Northern Waziristan, Aaj News reported. According to ISPR operation Zarb-e-Asb launched against the terrorists in N.Waziristan has been a success. 28 terrorists were killed in Datta khel in N.Waziristan during air raids by the Pakistan...


Attack on polio team in Bajaur Agency

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Attack on polio team in Bajaur Agency Bajaur Agency: A polio eradication team has been targeted with a bomb attack in Bajaur Agency, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, two Levies officials designated for the security of the team and the driver have been injured in the attack. Levies sources claimed that a team carrying out a campaign to eradicate polio...


Malala receives US Liberty Medal, plights $100,000 to education

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Malala receives US Liberty Medal, plights $100,000 to education PHILADELPHIA: The child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize Malala Yousafzai, , received the Liberty Medal Tuesday and pledged her $100,000 award to education in her homeland Pakistan. According to the NCC, Yousafzai won the annual prize from the National Constitution Center for her “courage and resilience in the face...


No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks HONG KONG- Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies. The comments are a blow to the city’s Beijing-backed leaders who had expressed hopes for fresh rounds of talks...


‘Tsunami to stay at D-Chowk’, claims Imran Khan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

‘Tsunami to stay at D-Chowk’, claims Imran Khan ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan while addressing participants of the sit-in on late Tuesday night said that he will stay here and will continue the tsunami at D-chowk, Aaj News reported. Imran Khan, while addressing participants of the sit-in said: “I am not going anywhere, the tsunami will continue at D-Chowk and I...


Musharraf treason case: Special Court adjourns hearing till October 29

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Musharraf treason case: Special Court adjourns hearing till October 29 ISLAMABAD: Registrar of Special courts, Abdul Ghani Somro on Tuesday adjourned the case hearing of Musharaff treason case till October 29 on the request of prosecutor Akram Sheikh without any proceedings. Akram Sheikh maintained that he was unable to prepare for the case in the wake of his wife’s demise and he needs more time...


MQM stages walkout from Sindh Assembly

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

MQM stages walkout from Sindh Assembly KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers on Monday staged a walkout from the ongoing Sindh Assembly session in protest against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s public criticism of MQM chief Altaf Hussain, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the provincial ministers of MQM submitted their resignations to Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul...


Karachi police claims to arrest master-mind behind Edhi Centre heist

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Karachi police claims to arrest master-mind behind Edhi Centre heist KARACHI: Karachi police on Monday claimed to have arrested the master mind behind the heist at Edhi Centre headquarters on Sunday. The arrest of the man in his 30′s, whose name was not disclosed by the authorities, was made from Mauripur area during a raid, has also expedited search for his accomplices involved in the...


PAT rally proves to be a referendum, says Qadri

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

PAT rally proves to be a referendum, says Qadri LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader, Dr. Tahirul Qadri said his rally in Lahore has proved to be a referendum in favour of revolution, Aaj News reported on Sunday. While addressing a public meeting near Minar-e-Pakistan here, Tahirul Qadri said after the revolution, Pakistan’s streets will start oozing out gold. He said after assuming power...


Sindh Assembly session to be held today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Sindh Assembly session to be held today KARACHI: Sindh Assembly will meet today (Monday) at 10:00AM at Sindh Assembly building, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, stormy session of the provincial assembly, presided over by Speaker Agha Siraj Khan Durani, is likely to take place as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has parted its ways with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), ruling party...


Just resolution of Kashmir issue vital for lasting peace in region: COAS

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th October 2014

Just resolution of Kashmir issue vital for lasting peace in region: COAS KAKUL: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said on Saturday that lasting peace in the region will only come about with the fair and just resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with the will of Kashmiri people as enshrined in the UN resolutions. While addressing the graduating cadets during 130th Passing Out Parade...


Live Updates- Bilawal ready to show political strength on Oct 18th

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th October 2014

Live Updates- Bilawal ready to show political strength on Oct 18th ——————————————————————————————————————— ——————————————————————————————————————— 05:38 pm: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is on stage at Bagh-e-Jinnah. ——————————————————————————————————————— 05:30 pm: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrives through helicopter to address supporters of Pakistan People’s Party at Karachi’s Bagh-e-Jinnah. ——————————————————————————————————————— 2:20pm Senator Saeed Ghani has announced PPP’s next jalsa will be held in Lahore in November. Following the Lahore jalsa, the party will carry...


Gujranwala: Gas cylinder explosion kills girl, injures 4

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Gujranwala: Gas cylinder explosion kills girl, injures 4 GUJRANWALA: A girl child has been killed and four others of a same family got injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a house in Gujranwala on Friday morning, Aaj News reported. Rescue sources claimed that the incident occurred in a house in Samanabad area of Gujranwala when a woman was preparing breakfast. Due to...


Pakistan for use of armed drones to conform with international law

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Pakistan for use of armed drones to conform with international law UNITED NATIONS: Voicing concern over the deterioration of of global security, Pakistan has called for evolving international norms to govern the use of armed drones and other new weapon systems strictly according to the U.N. Charter, international human rights and humanitarian law. “Technology must follow the law and not the other way around,” Ambassador Zamir...


Sargodha: Five persons on way to court gunned down

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th October 2014

Sargodha: Five persons on way to court gunned down SARGODHA:  As many as five persons including two brothers were killed when they were on their way to attend a court hearing in Sargodha on Thursday, Aaj News reported. According to the details, the incident took place in Kot Momin area of Sargodha when unidentified gunmen riding in a car opened fire on another car...


ECP claims to use better ink than magnetic

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th October 2014

ECP claims to use better ink than magnetic ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has expressed confidence that ink used for taking thumb impression during by election in NA-149 Multan is better than the magnetic ink used during 2013 general elections. Talking to APP on Thursday, an official claimed that the ink being used in Multan by-poll is durable and economical than the...


Democracy dividend, no more

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th October 2014

Democracy dividend, no more Pakistan is faced with a whopping financing gap of $10.8 billion and the International Monetary Fund’s lead donors – the US and European countries – are in no mood to accept the fact that Pakistan is in need of help. It is fighting a war with terrorists who are opposed to the Western way of...


Multan: All set for by-polls in NA-149

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th October 2014

Multan: All set for by-polls in NA-149 MULTAN: The voting for by-election in NA-149 will be held today (Thursday) wherein more than 341, 527 voters will exercise their franchise in the constituency. The polling will be held from 7 AM to 6 PM. The real contest will be held between Javed Hashmi, Malik Amir Dogar and Dr Javed Saddiquee. Javed Hashmi and...


Suicide attack in Tirah Valley kills 5

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Suicide attack in Tirah Valley kills 5 KHYBER AGENCY: In a peace committee meeting in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Wednesday, a suicide bomber blew him up and killed at least five people and wounding seven others, officials said. According to the reports, the bombing took place in Pir Mela village of the restive Khyber tribal district. After a suicide bomber...


Dubai-bound flight delays for 6 hours, protest triggers at Khi airport

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Dubai-bound flight delays for 6 hours, protest triggers at Khi airport KARACHI: Passengers of private airline protested and chanted slogans against administration for six-hour delay in a Dubai-bound flight, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the passengers protested in airport’s lounge. According to reports, the flight was delayed for six hours due to technical...


Islamabad: Containers removed from eight locations following Nisar’s orders

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Islamabad: Containers removed from eight locations following Nisar’s orders ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police has removed containers from eight locations including PTV road, Secretariat Chowk, Convention Center, France Chowk and Radio Pakistan Chowk after Chaudhary Nisar’s orders. According to the reports, Federal Minister Chaudhary Nisar had ordered to remove the containers from several locations except from the Constitution Avenue. After Nisar’s orders, the Islamabad High...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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