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Police clash with protesters trying to storm Pakistan PM’s house
30th August 2014 Police clash with protesters trying to storm Pakistan PM’s house ISLAMABAD: Police in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad fired tear gas on anti-government protesters attempting to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s official residence late Saturday in a bid to force his resignation. The tear gas shelling began when the protestors...
New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan
27th August 2014 New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement’s campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants’ first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds. Senior commanders announced the...
Cancer-fighting drugs hold promise against malaria
26th August 2014 Cancer-fighting drugs hold promise against malaria ISLAMABAD: The US scientists looking for new drugs to fight malaria have identified certain compounds – currently in clinical trials to treat cancer – that could curb drug-resistant malaria strains from spreading. Researchers from Duke University identified more...
Altaf calls for emergent action to avert infection outbreak in Islamabad
23rd August 2014 Altaf calls for emergent action to avert infection outbreak in Islamabad KARACHI: The leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain  has called for  an emergent  action and practical steps by  the government to protect the people of Islamabad from  any outbreak of epidemic diseases. According to a statement issued...
Qureshi submits PTI MNAs’ resignations
22nd August 2014 Qureshi submits PTI MNAs’ resignations ISLAMABAD: Central leader of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday submitted resignations of the party members in National Assembly. The PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Arif Alvi and Shireen Mazari vitied the chamber of the Assembly Speaker...
Long marches, agitation affecting national economy, local businesses: ICCI
22nd August 2014 Long marches, agitation affecting national economy, local businesses: ICCI ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Friday said that `Azadi March’ of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and `Inqilab March’ of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) were adversely affecting the national economy and as well local...
FBR extends date for payment of ST, FED and filing of tax returns
22nd August 2014 FBR extends date for payment of ST, FED and filing of tax returns ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date for payment of Sales Tax, Federal Excise Duty and filing of Sales Tax/Federal Excise Returns for the tax period July 2014 for all registered persons up to...
Spread of infectious diseases likely due to sit-ins in Federal Capital
22nd August 2014 Spread of infectious diseases likely due to sit-ins in Federal Capital ISLAMABAD: Health experts have pointed out that there are high chances of spread of infectious diseases in Federal Capital due to presence of people from different areas in the sit-ins of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek...
Pilgrims vaccination from 25th
22nd August 2014 Pilgrims vaccination from 25th LAHORE: Vaccination will start from August 25 in Haji Camp Lahore for pilgrims under the government scheme. According to a press release issued by Pakistan Hajj and Umrah Service here on Friday, pilgrims would be vaccinated against meningitis,...
Govt team makes first direct contact with Qadri
20th August 2014 Govt team makes first direct contact with Qadri ISLAMABAD: A four-member government delegation made a first direct contact with Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri and appreciated PAT’s willingness to engage in result oriented talks. Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Ejazul Haq, Lt(R)...
AIOU declares results of Bachelor programmes (BA)
15th August 2014 AIOU declares results of Bachelor programmes (BA) ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has  announced the final results of its Bachelor programs (BA) for the Semester Autumn, 2013 and also placed it at website www.aiou.edu.pk. Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Ali Asghar Chishti pushed the computer-button, declaring...
SDPI to hold seminar on climate risks in July 21
18th July 2014 SDPI to hold seminar on climate risks in July 21 ISLAMABAD: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)  would hold a seminar on climate risks at 1.00 pm here Monday at its premises. The seminar, “Climate risks and its impacts on Markets and Growth: The Case of Pakistan” would be...
Live With Talat – 23rd May 2014
24th May 2014 Live With Talat – 23rd May 2014 Metro Bus Project in Rawalpindi, Islamabad. Guests: Asad Umar PTI, Qamar Zaman Kaira PPP, Senator Syed Zafar Ali Shah PML-N, Senator Afrasiab Khattak ANP and Dr. Sajidain Hussain environment expert Host: Syed Talat Hussain Live with Talat –...
11 killed in road accident near Islamabad Toll Plaza
29th December 2013 11 killed in road accident near Islamabad Toll Plaza ISLAMABAD: Seven more people died in road accident near Islamabad Toll Plaza on Sunday, taking death toll to Eleven. 27 others sustained injuries as a bus collided with a truck. According to police, the dead and injured were...
Islamabad receives ‘city of unique culture’ award
9th December 2013 Islamabad receives ‘city of unique culture’ award ISLAMABAD: The first international forum on east-west cultural integration and dissemination has honoured Federal Capital as “the city of unique culture award.” The honourary credential for the city of the unique western culture award has been given to...
Several injured as lawyers clash with policemen outside SC
26th November 2013 Several injured as lawyers clash with policemen outside SC ISLAMABAD: Several persons were injured as lawyers clashed with police when being stopped from entering the Supreme Court building here on Tuesday. According to a police source, many lawyers, nine policemen and the Assistant Commissioner Islamabad were among...
New Islamabad Airport will be operative by 2015
19th November 2013 New Islamabad Airport will be operative by 2015 ISLAMABAD: Secretary Aviation and Chairman Civil Aviation Authority Board,Muhammad Ali Gardezi said on Wednesday that the Civil Aviation Authority is actively working on a new Islamabad airport project which sould be completed by 2015. In an interview with...
ATC sends Bhara Kahu attack suspects on 14-day remand
19th September 2013 ATC sends Bhara Kahu attack suspects on 14-day remand ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad sent suspected terrorists Hammad Adil and Shaukat Zaman on a 14-day judicial remand on Thursday. As per details, suspect Adil was arrested on September 16 during a raid in the Sabzi Mandi...
Muhajir Republication Army has no connection with MQM: Nisar
19th September 2013 Muhajir Republication Army has no connection with MQM: Nisar ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday told the National Assembly that the Muhajir Republican Army had no connection with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement “(MQM). Speaking in the lower house of the parliament, the minister said...
PM Nawaz to visit US from Sept 23-29
19th September 2013 PM Nawaz to visit US from Sept 23-29 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit the United States of America from September 23 to 29. According to the foreign office spokesman, the prime minister will meet leaders of various countries who also will also be present...
Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan’s Swat
19th September 2013 Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan’s Swat ISLAMABAD- Authorities in Pakistan’s northwestern Swat Valley have declared a health emergency after nearly 5,000 cases of dengue fever were reported in a month. The mosquito-borne virus has killed 12 people in the valley since August 19 and...
PIA pilot suspended over 14-hour flight delay
19th September 2013 PIA pilot suspended over 14-hour flight delay ISLAMABAD: Authorities concerned have suspended Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot for 14-hour delay in the flight from Bradford to Islamabad. PIA spokesman Mashhood Tajwar said pilot of PK-776 has been suspended with immediate effect for defying the rules....
No gas for CNG stations, industries during 3 winter months
19th September 2013 No gas for CNG stations, industries during 3 winter months ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has decided to close down the gas supply to CNG stations, captive power plants (CPPs) and industrial and fertiliser sectors in the coming winter season. During December, January and February,...
Islamabad extortion case: IG asked to submit fresh report by October 4
18th September 2013 Islamabad extortion case: IG asked to submit fresh report by October 4 ISLAMABAD: Deputy Commissioner, IG and CDA Chairman’s joint report was presented in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) hearing the extortion case on Wednesday. IHC Justice Shaukat Siddiqui during the hearing wanted to know as to which authority the...
Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder case stands resolved
17th September 2013 Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder case stands resolved ISLAMABAD: The city police unraveled murder mystery former Federal Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, as an accused Hammad Adil confessed to having killed the minister. The former federal minister for minority affairs was murdered almost two and half years ago....
Dar, Shah discuss NAB chief appointment on telephone
14th September 2013 Dar, Shah discuss NAB chief appointment on telephone ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar has made a telephonic contact with Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah over the matter of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman appointment. During the conversation,...
 
 
 



 
 



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