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PM directs CMs to ensure impact of reduction in petroleum prices reach common-man

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st October 2014

PM directs CMs to ensure impact of reduction in petroleum prices reach common-man ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed the provincial Chief Ministers to ensure that the impact of reduction in petroleum prices must reach the common-man. He directed the provincial governments to keep a check on transport fares and on prices of basic commodities.”Despite the sit-ins and political disturbances to obstruct the progress and...


PTI should follow constitution in resigns issue: Aitzaz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st October 2014

PTI should follow constitution in resigns issue: Aitzaz LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party leader and Senator Aitzaz Ahsan Friday said the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) should adopt constitutional method if it was sincere on resignations issue. Talking to the media on occasion of Supreme Court Bar Association elections here, he said no authority could stop acceptance of resignations if constitutional method was adopted....


Fazal-e-Haq get 467 votes in SCBA elections

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st October 2014

Fazal-e-Haq get 467 votes in SCBA elections LAHORE: Senior Lawyer Fazal-e-Haq, backed by Asma Jehangir-led Independent Group, got 467 votes in Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections 2014-15 for president slot from Lahore polling station on Friday. According to unofficial results, rival candidate Abdul Sattar Khan of professional group scored 395 votes. A total of 885 voters, out of 1186 registered voters...


Govt committed to facilitate IDPs: Baloch

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th October 2014

Govt committed to facilitate IDPs: Baloch ISLAMABAD: The government is committed to facilitate the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency and in this regard priority is being given to health and education. Federal Minister for States and Frontier Region (SAFRON) Lt. Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch said here on Wednesday. “The government is providing education to the children of...


Pillion riding banned on 9th,10th Muharram

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th October 2014

Pillion riding banned on 9th,10th Muharram LAHORE: The Government of Punjab on Wednesday banned pillion riding for 9th and 10th Muharram in the provincial capital to ensure law and order. According to DIG Operation Dr Haider Ashraf,women, children and elderly persons will be exempted from the ban on pillion riding. SOURCE:...


Security threats: Pillion riding banned on Muharram 9, 10 in Lahore

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th October 2014

Security threats: Pillion riding banned on Muharram 9, 10 in Lahore LAHORE: The Government of Punjab banned pillion riding on 9th and 10th Muharram in the provincial capital to ensure law and order, Aaj News reported. According to DIG Operation Dr Haider Ashraf, women, children and elderly persons will be exempted from the ban on pillion...


Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th October 2014

Ambassador Daniel calls on Gen Raheel ISLAMABAD: Ambassador Daniel Feldman, United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters. Overall regional security situation, with particular reference to the situation in Afghanistan, came under discussion during the meeting, said an ISPR press release. This was Ambassador Feldman’s first...


Cameron invites PM to attend Afghanistan Conference

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th October 2014

Cameron invites PM to attend Afghanistan Conference ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday phoned Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and invited him to attend Afghanistan Conference being held in London in the last week of November. They also discussed matters of mutual interest. The Conference is being co-chaired by Prime Minister Cameron and Afghanistan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani which would...


JI Ameer for govt to implement decisions of talks

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th October 2014

JI Ameer for govt to implement decisions of talks LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan,Sirajul Haq, has impressed upon the government to show whole-hardheartedness and implement the decisions arrived at with the opposition Jirga during PTI-PAT sit-ins. Addressing a joint press conference with PTI Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmud Qureshi, after a callon by a PTI delegation. The delegation included Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, and PTI...


Pakistanis express their decisions through vote: Pervaiz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th October 2014

Pakistanis express their decisions through vote: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid said on Monday that Pakistan was one of the civilized countries where people expressed their decisions through vote. Talking to reporters here at Lok Virsa after inaugurating the United Nations Photo Exhibition, he said some political forces had tried to bring a change through force...


Asif asks MQM not to link political issue with religion

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th October 2014

Asif asks MQM not to link political issue with religion ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Monday asked the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) not to link a political issue with religion. Speaking on a point of order in the National Assembly, the minister urged the MQM to end tension with Leader of Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah as he had twice tendered apology...


Damage to houses, crops in 16 flood-hit areas: second phase of financial help to victims after survey: chief minister Punjab

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th October 2014

Damage to houses, crops in 16 flood-hit areas: second phase of financial help to victims after survey: chief minister Punjab Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the first phase of payment of financial assistance to the flood affectees has been completed in an efficient manner and a total of 83,557 affected families have been given a sum of Rs 25,000 each. He said that in the second phase compensation amount for damage...


Elections to be held in 2018: Talal Chaudhry

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th October 2014

Elections to be held in 2018: Talal Chaudhry ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Talal Chaudhry said that the next elections would be held in 2018 and Nawaz Sharif would hold these elections himself. Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that sit-ins have badly affected economy of the country and image of Pakistan has damaged. He added immature politicians have damaged the country through their...


Shopkeepers sell dead animal meat in Lahore markets

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

Shopkeepers sell dead animal meat in Lahore markets LAHORE: The sale of dead animal meat has been revealed in markets of the city leading to the arrest of two people. According to the reports, the district administration conducted raids on Ring Road and Badami Bagh and confiscated the dead animal meat. The dead animal meat included that of horses and...


PES provides emergency service to 495 accidents victims

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

PES provides emergency service to 495 accidents victims LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) provided emergency service to seven dead persons and 495 victims of 577 accidents in the province during the last 24 hours. As many as 104 accidents were reported in Lahore with 110 victims, 65 in Faisalabad with 84 injured and 46 in Gujranwala with 53 victims. According to...


Laptops distributed among UoS students

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

Laptops distributed among UoS students SARGODHA: The first installment of the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme has been distributed among talented and capable students of the University of Sargodha (UoS). Almost 688 laptops were handed over to students in the first phase in a ceremony held at the varsity campus. Similarly, in the second phase, almost 342 laptops would be distributed...


Mostly dry weather forecast during next 24 hours

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th October 2014

Mostly dry weather forecast during next 24 hours ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Friday forecast dry weather in most parts of the country during next 24 hours however, light rain-thunderstorm is expected at a few places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, D.G. Khan divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan tonight. Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country; whereas, a shallow trough of westerly...


SCBA elections: legal eagles to battle it out on October 31

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th October 2014

SCBA elections: legal eagles to battle it out on October 31 ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (APP): The stage is set for the annual elections of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) to be held on October 31 (Friday)  for 2014-15. The 22-member faculty is elected annually to manage the affairs of the Supreme Court Bar Association. The executive committee consists of the president, four vice-presidents (one from...


MQM protest against Khursheed Shah

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

MQM protest against Khursheed Shah LAHORE: MQM Lahore on Wednesday evening held a demonstration in front of Lahore press club to register its protest against opposition leader in National Assembly, Khursheed Shah. They raised slogans against Khursheed Shah for his statement against MQM. Source:...


PM directs PML-N MPs not to pass any negative comment on PAT

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

PM directs PML-N MPs not to pass any negative comment on PAT ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed all the PML-N parliamentarians to show grace and not to pass any negative comment on Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) after their decision to abandon Dharna (sit-in). The Prime Minister has instructed the ministers and party leaders not to show any arrogance and should focus on their...


Saad congratulates efforts of political parties for ending PAT sit-in

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Saad congratulates efforts of political parties for ending PAT sit-in ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Tuesday congratulated to those political parties who had made their sincere efforts for ending the Pakistan Awami Tehreek sit-in. The minister also lauded the political parties for their support for the protection of Constitution and democracy. He said the government would not allow  this type of sit-ins...


Foolproof security arrangements to be ensured during Muharram ul Haram

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Foolproof security arrangements to be ensured during Muharram ul Haram ISLAMABAD: The police will ensure foolproof security measures during Muharram ul Haram in order to avoid any untoward incident. It was stated by SSP Islamabad, Asmat Ullah Junejo while presiding over a meeting with organizers of various gatherings to be held during Muhrram ul Haram. He said that effective security arrangements would be made and...


Opposition senators stage walk-out on call of ANP

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Opposition senators stage walk-out on call of ANP ISLAMABAD: Opposition in the Senate Tuesday staged a token walk out on the call of Awami National Party (ANP) to protest the targeting of party workers in Karachi. Speaking on a point of order, ANP leader, Senator Shahi Syed said that his party workers were being targeted in Karachi where they were waving party flags....


Holiday in Narang for PP-162 by-poll on Oct 23

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Holiday in Narang for PP-162 by-poll on Oct 23 SHEIKHUPURA: DCO Sheikhupura Rashid Kamal Rehman has announced local holiday in PP-162 Narang Mandi,Muridke on account of by-poll here on October 23, stated official sources. The election is taking place after the demise of former MPA Khuran Gulfam of PML (N). Candidate Usman Nisar Pannu will be contesting as independent candidate but he has the...


Hashmi still in political arena to strengthen democracy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Hashmi still in political arena to strengthen democracy MULTAN: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq on Monday declared veteran politician Javed Hashmi as ‘prisoner of conscience’ and defeat in one election cannot end his political career. After meeting with Javed Hashmi here at his residence, Saad Rafiq said that the fast bowler says that political career of Javed Hashmi was over. But...


Punjab, Sindh given Oct 30 deadline for LG Bill

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Punjab, Sindh given Oct 30 deadline for LG Bill ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed Punjab and Sindh governments to complete their legislative process regarding Local Government (LG) Election till October, 30. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk comprising Justice Ameer Haani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Chaudhry also accepted KPK plea which sought one month time for preliminary preparations for conducting...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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