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Four killed in gas cylinder blast PESHAWAR: Four persons were killed and two others injured when a gas cylinder exploded at CNG station on Ring Road in the limits of Chamkani police station here on Monday.Police said the gas cylinder exploded at CNG station apparently due to high pressure and resultantly, four persons in a car were killed on the spot. The injured include the salesman and manager of the CNG station.The identity of victims could not be immediately ascertained.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Gas pipeline blown up in Jaffarabad JAFFARABAD: Unknown men blew up an eighteen inch diameter gas pipeline in Suhbat Pur area of the district on Saturday. According to police, unidentified men had attached explosive devices with the gas pipeline which went off at Goth Khuda Baksh Jakharani area. As a result, the gas supply has been suspended from Sindh including Karachi and other respective areas. Security forces and police reached the site and cordoned off the entire area. Further investigation was ...
Rs44mn disbursed among IDPs under 'Esaar Programme' ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has disbursed over 44 million rupees among IDPs of North Waziristan Agency under "Esaar Programme".According to Radio Pakistan quoting the latest report of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disaster Management Authority, 5524 families have received cash assistance through mobile SIMs in Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Karak, Abbottabad, Mansehra and Peshawar.The authority has installed toll free helpline in its headquarters, Peshawar to facilitate the IDPs. The helpline number is 091- 080080045.Copyright APP ...
Federal Govt expedites disbursement of cash assistance among IDPs ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government has accelerated disbursement of cash assistance among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency .Talking to Radio Pakistan, Director FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) Farman Khilji said that 109 million rupees were disbursed among the IDPs during the last twenty four hours.He said a total cash assistance of Rs 262.2 million has so far been given to the IDPs, registered at Saidgai Check Post located in Frontier Region Bannu.The authority ...
Rs1.5bn Metro Bus Depot to be constructed in record four months: Hanif Abbasi ISLAMABAD: Metro Bus Project Chairman Muhammad Hanif Abbasi has said Friday that Rs 1.5 billion Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Depot project will be constructed near Peshawar Morr in record four months.Talking to APP former MNA Hanif Abbasi said that Rawalpindi Development Authority has already announced prequalification of contractors in this connection.Hanif Abbasi said that major items of Metro Bus Depot project work involved parking areas, building works, roads and drainage work and ancillary works which will ...
IHC restrains ministry of finance from interfering into affairs of AGP ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Friday stopped the ministry of finance to interfere in the administrative and legal affairs of Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP),Bulnad Akhter Rana.The court also directed the ministry of interior to provide an adequate security to the Auditor General of Pakistan as he receiving threats.A single member bench of IHC comprising Justice Noor-ul-Haq N Qureshi resumed hearing of a plea filed by AGP Akhtar Buland Rana, seeking direction to restrain ...
Armed forces, IDPs sacrificing for Pakistan's future: Gilani ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said armed forces and internally displaced persons are sacrificing, for future of Pakistan.He said IDPs are not an issue of one party, rather it is a national issue,Radio Pakistan reported on Friday.He said there is a need to help the IDPs to mitigate their sufferings. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...


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