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Hashmi resigns from PTI

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st October 2014

Hashmi resigns from PTI MULTAN: Senior politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi on Wednesday announced to resign from PTI president ship and its basic membership. Addressing a press conference, he said: “I cannot continue with a political party which has hypocritical and undemocratic attitude.” He claimed that Imran Khan’s popularity was decreasing over the time. He said, he had always been...


Commissioner sends relief goods to flood-hit areas

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Commissioner sends relief goods to flood-hit areas ISLAMABAD: Commissioner DG Khan Muhammad Saqib Aziz sent four trucks containing relief goods to flood-hit areas here on Tuesday. Taking serious notice on non-provision of relief items among flood-hit people of affected areas, he sent four truckloads of relief items including tents, medicines, dry food, mineral water and other necessary items. He said that he...


PPP to hold intra party elections in KP

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

PPP to hold intra party elections in KP ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday decided to hold intra party elections for electing officials at district and divisional levels in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to a press release issued here, former President and Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari had constituted a three-member committee to work out on a plan of action into this matter. Senator...


Imran lacks clear roadmap for `Naya Pakistan’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Imran lacks clear roadmap for `Naya Pakistan’ ISLAMABAD: Merely by chanting slogans and dragging masses on the streets by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chief Imran Khan in the name of Naya Pakistan has raised numerous questions in the minds of saner and prudent Pakistanis as his campaign lacks a clear roadmap for revival of the system. Since the system has remained in the grip...


PM returns home after attending UNGA session in New York

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

PM returns home after attending UNGA session in New York ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Monday at the conclusion of his visit to New York, where he attended the 69th session of the UN General Assembly and forcefully projected Pakistan’s position on Kashmir and other key regional and international issues. The Prime Minister upon arrival at the Noor Khan airbase was warmly...


Govt continues serving masses despite sit-ins: PM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Govt continues serving masses despite sit-ins: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the government was serving the masses relentlessly despite disturbance caused by sit-ins of protesters. Talking to reporters before heading to Heathrow airport for the country, the Prime Minister said he did not want to talk about those who were engaged in negative politics, a private channel...


PM’s disqualification: SC rejects plea for formation of larger bench

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

PM’s disqualification: SC rejects plea for formation of larger bench ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Monday rejected the plea for formation of larger bench regarding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification and adjourned hearing of the case till October 2. The three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja comprising Justice Musheer Alam and Justice Dost Muhammad Khan heard the identical petitions filed...


Imran wants to become PM by hook or by crook: PML-N MNA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Imran wants to become PM by hook or by crook: PML-N MNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz legislator Obaidullah Khan Shadikhail said Monday that Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, he said, wanted to become prime minister of the country by hook or by crook, for which he was increasing political tension. Talking to APP here the PML-N MNA said that failure of PTI sit-in has exposed the irresponsibility...


Machinery of PTCL reduced to ashes in fire

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Machinery of PTCL reduced to ashes in fire LAHORE: An inferno, which erupted at the regional office of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) on Agerton Road late Saturday night, was extinguished on Sunday. Five floors of the building have been damaged and machinery worth billion of rupees burnt. However, no casualty was reported in the incident, a Rescue 1122 spokesman said. The fire...


Protests, sit-ins democracy’s beauty; law violation not to be allowed: Pervaiz Rashid

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Protests, sit-ins democracy’s beauty; law violation not to be allowed: Pervaiz Rashid ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Saturday staging protests and sit-ins was the beauty of a democratic system but no one would be allowed to take law into hands at any cost. Talking to a private news channel, the Minister said the government has no objection over the...


Hamza Shahbaz for promotion of tourism in Punjab

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Hamza Shahbaz for promotion of tourism in Punjab LAHORE: PML-N Central Leader, MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has said that Punjab would be made tourism hub through facilities of international standard at the tourism places in Punjab province. Addressing a World Tourism Day ceremony held under the auspices of Punjab Tourism Department here Saturday, he said Soon Skaser valley will be made an ideal...


Pakistan offers huge variety, diversity to tourists: President

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Pakistan offers huge variety, diversity to tourists: President ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has stated that Pakistan, which is blessed with rich natural as well as man-made cultural treasures, offers huge variety and diversity to the tourists across the world. “From the relics of ancient civilizations to the exquisite cultural and historical treasures and from the lush-green fertile plains to awe-inspiring snow-covered hill peaks...


Jewellery, cash looted

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Jewellery, cash looted MULTAN: Seven outlaws looted jewellery and Rs 700,000 from a house at Kothaywala on late Thursday night. According to police, Chaman Shah and Khalid along with their five accomplices entered the house of Zafar Iqbal of Kothaywala in Budhla Sanat police limits. The accused looted cash, gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 700,000 and items...


CM takes notice of girl self-immolation attempt

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th September 2014

CM takes notice of girl self-immolation attempt LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of self-immolation attempt by a 12-year-old rape victim in Multan and sought a report from RPO Multan. He directed that stern action be taken against those creating hurdles in the process of provision of justice and the accused be arrested immediately for taking action under...


Hashmi terms party showcause notice unconstitutional

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Hashmi terms party showcause notice unconstitutional MULTAN: Senior politician Javed Hashmi said on Wednesday that show cause notice served on him today was against the constitution of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf. Addressing a press conference here at his residence, he lashed out PTI secretary general Jahangir Tareen for serving letter on him, and added: “They are the people who have ruined the party’s...


Rain, strong winds lash the federal capital

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Rain, strong winds lash the federal capital ISLAMABAD: Rain with thunderstorm and strong winds lashed the federal capital on Tuesday night, Aaj News reported. Rain along with strong winds added the miseries of participants of sit-ins. Several tents were also rooted out by the downpour. The rainwater also entered many tents. Meanwhile, the Kaptan (captain) of the sit-in left for his Bani...


Malik seeks immediate help from OIC for flood victims

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd September 2014

Malik seeks immediate help from OIC for flood victims ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that the devastation and destruction caused by recent floods needs an early attention of Islamic countries, particularly the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar,Indian held Kashmir said that the magnitude of flood devastation is very...


Eid-ul-Azha shopping gaining momentum in twin cities

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd September 2014

Eid-ul-Azha shopping gaining momentum in twin cities ISLAMABAD: As Eid-ul-Azha is approaching fast, shopping is getting momentum in various markets of the twin-cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and shopkeepers have set up stalls in various markets including Super Market, Jinnah Supper, Aabpara, Karachi Company, Commercial, Raja Bazar and Saddar. The residents have started visiting these markets and shopping malls to buy Eid...


People have right to watch channel of their choice: Pervaiz

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

People have right to watch channel of their choice: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD:  Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that it is people’s right to watch the channel of their own choice and not that of the cable operators. The government believes in freedom of expression which is a pre condition for any democratic society, the minister expressed these views...


3-day JI congregation from Nov 21

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

3-day JI congregation from Nov 21 LAHORE: The Jamaat-e-Islami will hold a 3-day Ijtema (congregation) at the Minar-e-Pakistan from November 21 to 23. JI leaders are expecting participation of large number of people from all over the country. A high level meeting held at Mansoora chaired by the JI Secretary General Liaqat Baloch on Monday, reviewed the arrangements of the program....


Army Chief meets Prime Minister

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Army Chief meets Prime Minister ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the Prime Minister House on Monday. The Chief of Army Staff informed the Prime Minister about the Operation Zarb-e-Azb and the progress made so far by Pakistan’s armed forces in eliminating terrorists from the motherland. The Prime Minister...


Lahore road mishap kills 2, injures 8

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Lahore road mishap kills 2, injures 8 LAHORE: As many as two persons were killed and eight others got injured when a collision between two vehicles occurred in Cantt area of Lahore, Aaj News reported on Monday. According to police report, the incident occurred at Shami Road in Cantt area as a result of which,  a man was killed while nine others...


Muzaffargarh-Multan road link restored

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th September 2014

Muzaffargarh-Multan road link restored MUZAFFARGARH: The road link between Muzaffargarh and Multan was restored temporarily as it remained suspended for nine days due to ferocious floods. The administration of Multan as well as Muzaffargarh made breaches at different points to avoid flood devastation. National Highway along with Pakistan army introduced a temporary bridge near Shershah which restored road link...


Asfandyar Wali praises army’s neutral role in present political impasse

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th September 2014

Asfandyar Wali praises army’s neutral role in present political impasse CHARSADDA: Awami National Party (ANP) believed in democracy and offered great sacrifices to protect it from being damaged by the hidden forces and will do the same in the future as well, said ANP President Asfandyar Wali Khan here on Friday. Talking to mediamen here at his residence, the ANP President reiterated his party was...


‘Flood victims to be compensated before Eidul Azha’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th September 2014

‘Flood victims to be compensated before Eidul Azha’ KHANEWAL: Provincial Labor Minister Raja Ishfaq Sarwar said on Friday the government would not leave the flood victims alone and they will be provided compensation before Eidul Azha. Addressing a gathering near Sanglan Wala relief camps, he appealed to the people to get united for the ‘good cause’ and set aside their mutual differences. He...


President, PM condemn killing of Dr Shakeel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th September 2014

President, PM condemn killing of Dr Shakeel ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday expressed deep shock and grief over the killing of Professor Dr Shakeel Auj, Dean of the faculty of Islamic Studies of Karachi University. Dr Shakeel was shot dead in Karachi in Gulshan-e-Iqbal earlier in the day. The President and Prime Minister condemned the attack...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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