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PM seeks report on killing of media persons in Quetta ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday sought report from the authorities concerned on the killing of three journalists in Quetta.The journalists including Assignment Editor of ARY News Quetta Bureau, Irshad Mastoi, two staffers of Online News Agency, Abdul Rasool and Younis were killed in a firing incident took place in Quetta on Thursday.The Prime Minister also expressed shock and grief over the tragic incident. He prayed for the departed souls and conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families.He also prayed for early recovery of the injured journalist. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

CM condoles with MNA Capt. Safdar PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Friday expressed heartfelt grief over on demise of Muhammad Ishaq Masroor, father of MNA Capt. Muhammad Safdar who breathed his last the other day. The Chief Minister also condoled the death of mother of Muhammad Haleem Bacha, Ameer JI Buner, religious scholar of Mardan Hafiz Maulana Muhamamd Yousaf, Tableeghi Ameer of Mardan, Muhammad Tariq and patron of Swabi literary organization Qam Qalam Khursheed Alam Jan who also expired the other ...
Pilgrims flight from Lahore from Sept 1 LAHORE: Passports and tickets will be given to pilgrims under the government scheme from tomorrow.According to a press release issued by Pakistan Hajj and Umrah Service on Friday, Lahore Hajj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik said the first Hajj flight of pilgrims under the government scheme from Lahore will leave for Saudi Arabia on September 1 at 5:40 pm.Each pilgrim would be allowed to carry 30 kg luggage with them. He said that pilgrims suffering from ...
Residents opt for picnic spots to have recreation amid sit-ins ISLAMABAD: People of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are now opting for recreation and a number of residents were seen at picnic spots on Friday despite sit-ins by Azadi and Inqalab marchers.A number of people, along with families, came out to have recreation at public parks, Lake View Park and other spots.Sanwal, a musician, said "Sit-ins of marchers in the capital have totally suspended cultural and musical activities in the twin cities for the ...
ANF recovers narcotics worth Rs244mn, arresting 15 persons ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 578 kg charas, 13.45 kg heroin, six kg opium and 500 gram amphetamine worth Rs. 244 million, arresting 15 persons including a lady smuggler and seized three vehicles.ANF conducted 12 operations in various cities including Islamabad, Attock, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Gilgit, Quetta and Karachi, said a press release issued here on Friday.According to details, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Tractor Trolley No. MND-8689 near Kacaha Garhi, Jamrud Road, Peshawar and ...
Illegal hydrants major hurdle in fair water distribution KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi said that illegal hydrants are the biggest hurdle in judicious distribution of water in the city.He said this while talking to Member Sindh Assembly (MPA), Saif- uddin Khalid.The Commissioner inquired the health of MPA Saif-ud-din Khalid in a hospital here on Friday, said a statement.Shoaib Siddiqi said that concerted efforts are needed to eliminate illegal hydrants.The statement said that MPA Saif-ud-din Khalid had got injured when a water pipe ...
NAB Sindh arrests Ex-director NICL KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB- Sindh) has arrested Syed Naveed Hassan Zaidi, Ex-Director, NICL Board of Directors from Islamabad in a corruption case.According to a press release issued here on Friday, the accused was wanted in a high profile case of NICL referred to NAB by Supreme Court in the suo moto case No. 18/210.Non-bailable arrest warrant had been issued by Accountability Court, Karachi and NAB Sindh sought the transit remand from the Accountability Court ...


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