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National mood to be translated into action for defeating terrorism: Nisar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd December 2014

National mood to be translated into action for defeating terrorism: Nisar ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday said that national mood would be translated into action for defeating terrorism. Addressing a press conference, he said the major source of intelligence were people and called upon the nation to remain alert and vigilant and keep close eye on their surroundings,  suspicious people and activities....


Citizens asked to use Airport, Peshawar, Golra roads to reach Islamabad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st December 2014

Citizens asked to use Airport, Peshawar, Golra roads to reach Islamabad RAWALPINDI: Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi Shoaib Khurram has asked the citizens to use Airport Road through Karal Chowk, Peshawar Road through IJP Road and Golra Road to reach Islamabad, while the motorists can come to Rawalpindi city area through Rawal Road, Saidpur Road and IJP Road as the construction work on Metro Bus Project...


Hanged terrorists advise Tailban against targeting children, women

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st December 2014

Hanged terrorists advise Tailban against targeting children, women ISLAMABAD: The four convicted terrorists who were sent to gallows in Faisalabad on Sunday advised their cronies among ranks of Taliban before their execution to think while doing any ruthless and inhuman act and must not target innocent children, women and unarmed people. The brutal killers were clearly frightened and seeking mercy from the jail...


4 terrorists of Gen Musharraf attack case hanged

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st December 2014

4 terrorists of Gen Musharraf attack case hanged FAISALABAD: Another four terrorists Ghulam Sarwar  Bhatti, Zubair Ahmed, Rasheed Qureshi and a Russian citizen Akhlaq  Ahmed alias Roosi who were awarded death penalty for carrying out attack on former president Gen (ret) Pervez Musharraf, have been hanged to death at District Jail here on Sunday. All four terrorists  were shifted to the death cell...


ISPR set up phone lines for public to report suspicious activity

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st December 2014

ISPR set up phone lines for public to report suspicious activity RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has established two universal telephone numbers and asked the general public to report suspicious activity of terrorists. It has requested the general public to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh provinces regarding terrorists at universal phone number 1135 and for Khyber-Pakhtoonkhaw (KPK) at 1125. These numbers...


16 Afghanis arrested for staying illegally in Daska

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

16 Afghanis arrested for staying illegally in Daska SIALKOT: The police have arrested 16 Afghan nationals for illegally staying in Daska here on Saturday. The police registered a case against the accused Afghan nationals under the 14 Foreign Act 1946. According to police officials, the accused were identified as: Dilawar, Taimur Shah, Ameer Alam Khan, Muhammad Gull, Saad Ahmed, Fareed, Nazar Khan, Muhammad...


Secretary PSF denies any violation in procurement, appointment

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

Secretary PSF denies any violation in procurement, appointment ISLAMABAD: Secretary Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Haider Zaman on Saturday denied of any violation in official procurement and in the appointments of its employees. Taking to APP the Secretary PSF replied in response to the news published on December 11 in Daily Express regarding the appointments in PSF. Responding to queries, regarding purchase of Rs...


Marvi for provision psychological assistance to survivors of Peshawar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th December 2014

Marvi for provision psychological assistance to survivors of Peshawar ISLAMABAD: Chairperson National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Marvi Memon has said that concerned authorities must pay attention to providing psychological assistance for surviving victims/kids of Peshawar tragedy. Talking to Radio Pakistan , Marvi said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sent her to Peshawar to review availability of medical facilities for victims. She said...


Two terrorists may be hanged on late Friday night

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th December 2014

Two terrorists may be hanged on late Friday night FAISALABAD: Two terrorists involved in different terrorism cases may be hanged to death here on late Friday night. The jail sources said Aqeel Ahmad alias Dr Usman was sentenced to death on charges of being a mastermind of the GHQ attack whereas Arshad Mehrban was awarded death sentence on charge of his involvement in Pervez...


Multan: One killed,9 hurt as bus overturns

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th December 2014

Multan: One killed,9 hurt as bus overturns MULTAN: A woman was killed while nine others received injuries when a bus overturned here on Friday in the limits of Muzaffarabad police station. Rescue 1122 spokesperson,Abdul Jabbar said that a passenger bus was going to Shujabad from Multan when it’s tie-rod broke and the vehicle overturned near at Bulail police picket.As a result, a...


Lahore: Police arrest two suspects from Gaddafi Stadium

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th December 2014

Lahore: Police arrest two suspects from Gaddafi Stadium LAHORE: As many as two suspects have been arrested by Police from the Gaddafi Stadium and recovered maps and pictures of “sensitive places”. According to the sources, the police department say the suspects were shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation. Kenya’s cricket team is also staying at the National Cricket Academy located at the...


Protection of national interest top priority of democratic forces: Pervaiz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

Protection of national interest top priority of democratic forces: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said that top priority of the democratic forces was protection of national interest, above all personal political interests. The minister said that PTI chief Imran Khan made a good decision to end his sit-in at D.Chowk. He said Prime Minister has also...


COAS hold meetings with Afghan president, ISAF commander

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th December 2014

COAS hold meetings with Afghan president, ISAF commander RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday visited Afghanistan and held separate meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Commander International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John F Campbell. Matters related to security situation along Pak-Afghan border came under discussion, said an ISPR press release issued here. Vital elements of...


One minute silence observed in city schools

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 17th December 2014

One minute silence observed in city schools LAHORE: Condolence references to express solidarity with heirs of the martyrs of Peshawar school incident were separately held on Wednesday at MAO College and Central Model High School, Lahore. The participants included Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan alongwith the authorities of school and higher education, heads of educational institutions and a number...


Govt-PTI talks postponed due to Peshawar tragedy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th December 2014

Govt-PTI talks postponed due to Peshawar tragedy ISLAMABAD,: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Tuesday telephoned Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi and informed him that negotiations scheduled to be held today would not take place due to Peshawar tragedy. Finance Ministry sources said. Source:...


Imran’s Plan C stands for casualties not chaos: Pervaiz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th December 2014

Imran’s Plan C stands for casualties not chaos: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that the Plan C of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran  Khan was not aimed at promoting chaos and anarchy but causing casualties of the common people. Talking to the media here, he said he took back his earlier words of C...


Country needs peace,political stability for economic prosperity: Ahsan Iqbal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th December 2014

Country needs peace,political stability for economic prosperity: Ahsan Iqbal ISLAMABAD : Minister for Planning,Development and Reforms, Prof.Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said that country needs peace and political stability for prosperity and economic development. “We need collective competence and united efforts to reach our national objective and economic growth like the developed countries of the world including China, Malaysia and South Korea”,Ahsan Iqbal said. Addressing...


Imran Khan should stop giving ultimatums: Abid Sher Ali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th December 2014

Imran Khan should stop giving ultimatums: Abid Sher Ali ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Monday urged Imran Khan to stop giving ultimatums if he was sincere in resolving the issues. He said countries did not run through threats and intimidation but through constitution and law. The minister said a judicial commission should be formed to address the reservations...


JI chief calls on Interior Minister

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th December 2014

JI chief calls on Interior Minister ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq Monday called on Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. Both the leaders discussed overall political situation in the country and ongoing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protest, said a press release. “We have very patiently dealt with protests and sit-ins so far, but now the time has come to...


PML-N activists asked to avoid confrontation

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th December 2014

PML-N activists asked to avoid confrontation Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked PML (N) leaders and workers to stay away from roads during PTI’s protest today, Railway’s Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique said here on Sunday. According to reports, Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif called on PM at his Raiwind residence and discussed with him the law and order situation ahead of PTI’s...


PTI needs to create conducive environment for dialogue: Saad Rafique

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

PTI needs to create conducive environment for dialogue: Saad Rafique ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Sunday said a conductive atmosphere was needed for negotiations with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) but government alone could not do so. He said PTI had also a role to play in establishing such an environment. To a question, the minister said it was not mentioned anywhere in NADRA’s report...


Govt making efforts to make dialogue with PTI result-oriented

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

Govt making efforts to make dialogue with PTI result-oriented ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry Saturday said the government was making every effort to make the dialogue process with PTI result- oriented. Talking to PTV news, he said he was hopeful that the result of the process would be positive. The MNA said the dialogue would succeed...


PTI looks angry, confrontationist in Lahore, calm, conciliatory in Karachi: Pervaiz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

PTI looks angry, confrontationist in Lahore, calm, conciliatory in Karachi: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information,Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid here on Saturday said it was due to PML-N government’s democratic policy that PTI chief Imran Khan, who avoided confrontation with Sindh government in Karachi by remaining calm and conciliatory, was looking angry and confrontationist in Lahore. In a statement, he said that allegations of...


Rawalpindi court directs PTI chief to appear till Dec 22

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th December 2014

Rawalpindi court directs PTI chief to appear till Dec 22 RAWALPINDI:  The court of Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Abdul Sittar Langa on Saturday directed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to appear in person or send a representative before the court in a defamation case filed by the former PML-N MNA Muhammad Hanif Abbasi. The court adjourned the next hearing till December 22. Muhammad Hanif...


Presidents felicitates national hockey team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Presidents felicitates national hockey team ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday congratulated the national hockey team on its marvelous performance in the semi-final match of the Champions Trophy in India. In his message of congratulation to the team and management, the President said that green shirts performed well in its semi-final match against the Indian team. Their marvelous skills in...


Mostly cloudy weather, light rain forecast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th December 2014

Mostly cloudy weather, light rain forecast ISLAMABAD:  Mostly cloudy weather conditions with chances of light rain and light snowfall over the hills at isolated places are forecast in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Malakand, Hazara, and Peshawar divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. While cold and dry weather is expected in other parts of the country. The shallow westerly...


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