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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...


Gilani for strong parliament

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th October 2014

Gilani for strong parliament MULTAN: Former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday the parliament being representative of 180 million people, should be more strong and powerful. Talking to journalists here at airport, he said if there was a weak parliament, the people would talk about other alternatives. About mid-term elections, Gilani...


Leaders of sit-ins want to create anarchy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th October 2014

Leaders of sit-ins want to create anarchy ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday said that leaders of sit-ins wanted to create anarchy instead of bringing revolution. Dances and concerts had never brought revolution, he said and added that the containers of sit-in leaders were surrounded by fake degree holders and deserters of other parties...


Mysterious death of under training female CSP officer in hostel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th October 2014

Mysterious death of under training female CSP officer in hostel LAHORE: Under training female CSP officer Nabiha Chaudhry has mysteriously died in her hostel room of Audit and Accounts Training Institute in Lahore,  Aaj News reported. According to the Police report, they have declared her death as a ‘suicide’ while her family ruled it out. Police said that the room of Nabiha was locked from...


PTI, PAT given last opportunity to file reply in marches case

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

PTI, PAT given last opportunity to file reply in marches case LAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench Wednesday gave last opportunity to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to file reply by October 20 in a petition against marches. The court ordered office to ensure service of notices to Dr Tahir ul Qadri at Islamabad or any other place on a contempt application...


SC directs to appoint permanent CEC by Oct 28

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

SC directs to appoint permanent CEC by Oct 28 ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Federal Government to appoint a permanent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) by October 28. The three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Nasi-ul-Mulk also directed the Sindh government to present a bill about delimitation in the assembly by October 16 while hearing the local bodies case and warned to...


UN resolutions must form basis for any solution for Kashmir

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th October 2014

UN resolutions must form basis for any solution for Kashmir ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the United Nations resolutions must form the basis for any solution for Kashmir and the people of Kashmir be made part of it. The Prime Minister was talking to US Senators Tim Kaine, Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Angus King, Member of the...


Rescue 1122 marks International Day for Disaster Reduction

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th October 2014

Rescue 1122 marks International Day for Disaster Reduction LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service (PES) on Monday observed the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction  in all districts of the province. Addressing the rescuers at Rescue 1122 Headquarters, DG Rescue Punjab Dr. Rizwan Naseer said that Punjab Emergency Service, had been providing timely emergency and rescue services without any discrimination. The DG said...


Hashmi for on time by-election

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th October 2014

Hashmi for on time by-election MULTAN: Senior politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi said on Monday the situation in the city was normal and hence, the by-election should not be postponed. Addressing a press conference here at his residence, he said that he was ready to contest election and it should not be delayed. He expressed sorrow over the incident of Qasim...


Metro Bus project’s two-third work completed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Metro Bus project’s two-third work completed ISLAMABAD: The two-third construction work on multi-billion mass transit Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project has been completed since the launch of the project in March this year. Work on this mega Project, aims to cater the transport problem in the twin cities, is going on a smooth pace, an official of the project claimed while talking...


Ejazul Haq calls on Punjab Governor

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Ejazul Haq calls on Punjab Governor LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (Zia) PML-Z Chairman MNA Ejazul Haq called on Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar. They discussed current political situation in the country during a meeting at the Governor’s House here on Saturday. The Governor said dialogue was the only solution to the current political crisisy, adding that all issues  could be resolved...


Inquiry committee starts investigation into stampede incident

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th October 2014

Inquiry committee starts investigation into stampede incident MULTAN: The chief minister’s inquiry committee on Saturday started probe into the incident of stampede at Qasim Bagh Stadium. The three-member inquiry committee comprising Secretary Environment Iqbal Muhammad Chohan, DIG Ali Amir Malik and Special Secretary Home Department Dr Shoaib Akbar reached the city and started the investigations. The committee visited the stadium and collected...


Police to ensure fool proof security at PAT meeting

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th October 2014

Police to ensure fool proof security at PAT meeting FAISALABAD: The district police will ensure foolproof security on the occasion of public meeting of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) at Dhobi Ghaat here on October 12 (Sunday). In this connection, 5 SPs, 12 DSPs, 10 Inspectors, 152 SIs and 1023 other police officials will be deployed in and outside the public meeting. More than 150...


7 killed, 10 injured in PTI meeting stampede

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th October 2014

7 killed, 10 injured in PTI meeting stampede MULTAN: Seven persons mostly youth were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a stampede after conclusion of PTI’s public gathering here Friday evening. Director Emergency Nishtar Medical Institute Dr.Pervaiz Haider told APP that about seventeen participants of the public gathering suffered critical injuries in the stampede and were shifted to Nishtar hospital, seven of...


Function on World Egg Day on Friday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

Function on World Egg Day on Friday RAWALPINDI: On the occasion of World Egg Day, a function will be held at Poultry Research Institute Punjab, Shamsabad, here on Friday. Director Poultry Research Institute Rawalpindi Dr. Abdul Rehman, poultry experts and researchers will highlight diet significance of egg and proteins on this occasion. World Egg Day is observed on 2nd Friday of Oct....


8 PR Police employees dismissed for killing passenger

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

8 PR Police employees dismissed for killing passenger LAHORE: Eight employees of Pakistan Railways Police have been dismissed for killing a passenger Salim who was travelling in Mehr Express train. According to a press release on Thursday, the SP PRP Rawalpindi dismissed the accused police employees after they were found guilty in the departmental inquiry. Those cops were dismissed include: sub-inspector Abdul Latif,...


PTI wants unrest in country: Abid Sher Ali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

PTI wants unrest in country: Abid Sher Ali ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali Thursday said that it seemed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers wanted to create unrest in the country through undemocratic behavior. He said that PTI leadership would not succeed in his objectives. PTI had adopted unparliamentary manner which was not suited to the leaders for a political...


4 judicial officers placed at IHC disposal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

4 judicial officers placed at IHC disposal LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday placed services of four judicial officers including two district & sessions judge (D&SJs) and two additional district & sessions judge (AD&SJs) at the disposal of Islamabad High Court for their further posting. According to a LHC notification, the services of Nazir Ahmad Gujana, D&SJ Sheikhupura, Sohail Ikram, D&SJ...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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