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Imran ends his 126-days sit-ins in Islamabad
18th December 2014 Imran ends his 126-days sit-ins in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has finally ended his sit-in after staging it in the country’s capital for 126 days in the backdrop of the security challenges being faced by the country today. While addressing the participants...
Weekly Inflation down by 0.54%
12th December 2014 Weekly Inflation down by 0.54% ISLAMABAD:-The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended on December 11 for the lowest income group up to Rs. 8,000 registered decrease of 0.54 percent as compared to the previous week. The SPI for the week under...
Night patrolling to check Illegal tree cutting increased
6th December 2014 Night patrolling to check Illegal tree cutting increased ISLAMABAD:- On the direction of Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal, the Environment Wing of the Authority has increased night patrolling and operation against illegal cutting of trees. Member environment, Mustafain Kazmi talking to APP said that illegal cutting, transportation...
Government, media to jointly ensure freedom of press, build tolerant society: Pervaiz Rashid
28th November 2014 Government, media to jointly ensure freedom of press, build tolerant society: Pervaiz Rashid ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Friday said that the Government and media would jointly ensure freedom of press and build a tolerant society, where argument would be their main weapon instead of bullet....
DG ISI, PM conduct meeting in Islamabad
24th November 2014 DG ISI, PM conduct meeting in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with Director General Inter-Services Inteligence Directorate (ISI), Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar on Monday. Source claimed that matters relating to national security would be discussed in the meeting. The DG ISI briefed the...
PTI can hold public meeting in ambit of law: Ch Nisar
22nd November 2014 PTI can hold public meeting in ambit of law: Ch Nisar TAXILA: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan did not require permission from him but of the law for holding public meeting in Islamabad....
ISE stays bullish
17th November 2014 ISE stays bullish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) Monday witnessed a bullish trend as the ISE-10 Index was up by 13.82 points to close at 4,158.68 points. A total of 32,700 shares were traded, which showed a positive growth 30,000...
8 outlaws arrested; 202 wine bottles seized
3rd November 2014 8 outlaws arrested; 202 wine bottles seized ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested  eight outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered 202 wine bottles, 560 gram hashish and looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday. According to details, Shehzad Town...
PIA brings back over 41,000 hajjis
1st November 2014 PIA brings back over 41,000 hajjis KARACHI: PIA Post Hajj operation of bringing back hajjis from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan is continuing with on time arrivals in Pakistan. PIA till 1st November, the 25th day of its Post Hajj Operation has carried more than...
Cameron invites PM to attend Afghanistan Conference
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....
Foolproof security arrangements to be ensured during Muharram ul Haram
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...
Leaders of sit-ins want to create anarchy
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...
ISE-10 index stays Bearish
29th September 2014 ISE-10 index stays Bearish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) on Monday witnessed bearish trend as the ISE-10 index was down by 69.52 points to close at 4351.29 points. A total of 31,064 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of...
NA body to visit new Islamabad Airport for physical verification of work done by CAA
26th September 2014 NA body to visit new Islamabad Airport for physical verification of work done by CAA ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Friday decided to visit new Islamabad Airport on October 13, for investigation and physical verification of work done by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The Committee took this...
Army setup three-day eye camp
20th September 2014 Army setup three-day eye camp SWAT: Pakistan Army has setup three-day free eye and health camp at Charbagh, Kashwara and Gulibagh area with specialists doctors from Al-Shifa hospital Islamabad examined the visitors, a release of ISPR said here on Saturday. According to details,...
Flood contingency plan prepared for Islamabad
9th September 2014 Flood contingency plan prepared for Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration  has finalized protective arrangements against any likely flood situation in the low lying areas of Islamabad during the monsoon season, an official source said here Tuesday. He said it has been decided...
ISE-10 index stays Bearish
8th September 2014 ISE-10 index stays Bearish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange(ISE) on Monday witnessed bullish trend as the ISE-10 index was up by 4631.62 points to close at 4625.76 points. A total of 6,000 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of 287,700...
ISE-10 Index stays bearish
5th September 2014 ISE-10 Index stays bearish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE)on Friday witnessed bullish trend as the ISE-10 index was up by 4645.66 points to close at 4631.62 points. A total of 293,000 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of 20,500...
Defence Day to be celebrated on Saturday
3rd September 2014 Defence Day to be celebrated on Saturday ISLAMABAD: The nation will observe Defence Day of Pakistan on Saturday with traditional zeal and reverence to pay tribute to the martyrs and `ghazis’ of 1965 war. The day is observed every year on September 6, to pay...
Azadi/Inqilab March: Live Updates
3rd September 2014 Azadi/Inqilab March: Live Updates Joint session of Parliament is going on 4: 49 PM: The joint session of Parliament is put off till tomorrow. _____________________________________________________________________________ 4: 45 PM: The joint session of the parliament has concluded now _______________________________________________________________ 4: 44 PM: He...
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...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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