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Anti-Ahmadiyya poster: Mob protest against the arrest of shop owner in Lahore

Advertisements LAHORE: A mob came out in the surrounding of Lahore’s Hafeez Center on Monday to protest against the detention of police’s arrest of a shopkeeper for pasting a hatful poster against Ahmadi communities. Advertisements Consisted mainly of shopkeepers from Hafeez Center, Lahore’s largest electronic marketplace, they gathered on Main …

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APS Peshawar Attack First Anniversary: KP Govt announces holiday on 15-16 December

Peshawar: Khyber Paktunkhwa Government on Sunday have announced two-days holiday over the first anniversary of APS Peshawar massacre which engulfed 151 lives including 140 children. Details: Observing APS attack, ISPR releases video-song ‘Mujhey dushman key bacho ko parhana hai’ The horrific incident took place on 16 December 2014 and became the …

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Parachinar blast: At least 15 killed, dozens wounded

Parachinar: A blast has been reported on Sunday in Eidgah market of Kurram tribal agency’s Parachinar area, which caused life loss of over 15 people and other dozens were injured. With so far the updates yet nature of the bomb is not confirmed that whether it was a suicide attack …

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KPK Govt ties up with UAE firm to set up oil refinery in Kohat

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has told in a meeting that a UAE-based oil company ‘Al-motahedoon Petroleum Refineries (AMPR)’ will set up an oil refinery at Khushal Garh near Kohat. The CM KPK informed at the meeting that the KPK provincial government will provide land for …

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Retd major killed in Karachi’s TTP claimed attack

KARACHI: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed the responsibility of the attack in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority killing a retire major of the Pakistan Army on Saturday. Major (retd) Ahsan Raza, 52, died immediately after the attack in DHA Phase-I. “Two unidentified gunmen on a motorbike opened fire at Raza, in the early …

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Dr Asim Hussain sent for seven days remand into NAB custody

KARACHI: An accountability court sent Dr Asim Hussain into seven days remand to the National Accountability Bureau on Friday. The move comes following the police’s releasing Dr Hussain claiming ‘no terror-related evidence’ found against him. The Investigation Officer deputy superintendent of Police (DSP) Altaf Hussain informed the court regarding the …

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Sanaullah Zehri appointed new CM of Balochistan

QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head in the Balochistan province, Sardar Sanaullha Zehri, has been designated as the new chief minister of the province. The move has been made after a three-party coalition – PML-N, National Party (NP) and Pashhtunkhwa Mili Awami Party (PkMAP) – which sined the Murree Pact …

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Rangers send 50 crore defamtion suit to MQM’s possible Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar

KARACHI: On Thrusday private media has reported that defamation law suit of Rs 50 crore to Mutahida Qomi Movement (MQM) stalwart Waseem Akhar has been sent by Karachi Rangers. Sindh High Court has fixed the date and summoned Waseem Akhar on January 21 of next year. Rangers law expert filed the law suit …

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Govt issues import-export permits for 200 falcons to Qatari royals

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is issuing special permits to the emir of Qatar, his brother and father to import and re-export 200 rare falcons of endangered species. They will have these birds for moulting purpose, which is a natural process to shed their aged feathers and re-grow young feathers. As …

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Court extends Dr Asim Hussian’s remand by five days

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has announced to extend the remand of ex-petroleum minister, the PPP leader Dr Asim Hussain by five days, and sent him into police custody. The Investigator Officer Altaf Hussain had requested the court to extend the remand for five days so that the ongoing investigation …

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Federal Govt approves Rs. 370 million for upgradation of Cadet College Wana

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: The Federal Government has approved grant of Rs. 370 million to uplift the Cadet College Wana, South Waziristan Agency, reported by the Radio Pakistan. In a FATA Development Council meeting held in Peshawar today, FG has approved two grants; Rs. Rs. 370 million to uplift the Cadet College …

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Punjab LG Election 2015 Results: PML N gets 882 UC chairman seats, independents secure 831

LAHORE: With the successful completion of the third phase of local government elections in Punjab and Sindh, the process of local government elections 2015 comes to end in the country. The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has secured 882 seats in the Punjab province, followed by independent candidates who secured 831 seats. According …

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LG Polls Third Phase: Polling has ended in Karachi, Punjab, results coming

MULTAN/KARACHI/RAWALPINDI: Poling for Local Bodies Elections of the third and final phase has come to an end in Karachi and Punjab. Polling in 12 districts of Punjab and six of Karachi was began at 7:30 on Saturday amid tight security and ended at 5:30. After Election Commission’s denying to extend …

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FIA registers case against Altaf Hussain in Dr Imran Farooq murder case

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) filed a case on Saturday against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) supremo Altaf Hussain along with other party stalwarts in the murder of party’s former leader Dr Imran Farooq. The registering of the case took place amidst the ongoing polling for Local Bodies in Karachi. …

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