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Blast outside MNA Amjad Khosa’s office takes seven lives leaving 13 injured

Advertisements DG KHAN: Seven people dead and 13 wounded on Wednesday as a result of bomb blast inside the political office of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Sardar Amjad Farooq Khan Khosa in Dera Ghazi Khan’s Taunsa area. Advertisements Initial reports say that explosion caused a fire at the office …

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New gas reserves discovered in Sindh, as OMV claimed

OMC, Austrian oil and gas company, asserted to have found out new gas reserves at the Latif exploration block in Sindh, as stated in a press release issued by the company. The company claimed in a statement saying the Latif South-1 well had a gas throughput of 2,500 barrels of …

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Man sentenced to 12 years over committing incest in Karachi

KARACHI: A man sexually assaulting his teenage daughter is awarded 12 year sentence in a district and session court on Monday. The incident took place three years ago when Saeed Ahmed Khan tried to rape his 17-year-old daughter in his house in Gulistan-s-Jauhar. The victim, accompanied by her mother, had …

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IS involved in Safoora attack: IG Sindh

KARACHI: Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamili has claimed that Islamic State (IS), the global terror group, had hands in Safoora Goth Ismaili community bus attack. While, briefing a meeting of the Standing Committee on Interior, IGP revealed the that the Safoora incident of last May was done …

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This is moral victory of PTI, investigating votes thrown out of NA-122: Imran

NA-122 aftershocks: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that his party is investigating the number of PTI votes ‘thrown out’ of the NA-122 by-polls. Imran stressing on the number of votes thrown out of the most talked about constituency at the last moment, said PTI would call …

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ATC awards 81-year prison to MQM supremo Altaf Hussain

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has sent Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain to prison for 81 years. The court also orders to impound the MQM supremo’s property over his making anti-state speeches. While issuing the orders, ATC Judge Raja Shahbaz Khan asked the MQM chief to submit a fine …

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PML-N’s victory in NA-122 Lahore proves transparency of 2013 general elections, says Pervaiz Rashid

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Pervaiz Rashid says that the victory of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in the by-election of NA-122 Lahore has proved that the 2013 General Elections were free and fair. Talking to the media after victory of PML-N’s candidate Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in NA-122, …

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NA-122 Lahore by-election unofficial results: PML-N’s Sardar Ayaz Sadiq claims back seat, Aleem Khan lost by low margin

LAHORE: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has claimed back his seat from the constituency of NA-122 according to initial unofficial and non-government results of the said constituency. According to initial unofficial polling results of the 283 polling stations of the NA-122, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq of PML-N has …

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NA-122 Lahore by-election Results: PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq is leading

LAHORE: Counting in the 283 polling stations of NA-122 constituency is in process. Competition between candidate of ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and opposition Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) was tough as per expectation. According to unofficial results, PML-N is leading in various polling stations of the constituency. Up to now Ayaz Sadiq vs Aleem Khan Ayaz …

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22 militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes

At least 22 militants killed in aerial airstrikes carried out by Pakistan Air Force in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency on late Saturday night. “Twenty-two terrorists have been killed in airstrikes in areas along the Pak-Afghan border in Datta Khel,” according to the statement issued by Inter-Services Public …

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Polling for by-elections in NA-144 Okara and PP-147 Lahore is underway

PUNJAB: Today Punjab is observing three by-elections, NA-122 Lahore, PP-147 Lahore and NA-144 Okara. Polling in all the constituencies is underway. Section 144 has been imposed by the provincial government in the said constituencies. The polling in all constituencies started at 08:00 a.m. and will continue till 05:00 p.m. The …

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NA-122 Lahore by-election: Polling in process under observation of Punjab Rangers and Pak Army

LAHORE: Seventeen candidates, 347,762 voters, and 283 polling stations, all set for do or die day. Strong competition between candidate of ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and opposition Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) is expected today. 347, 762 voters will cast their vote in favor of one candidate from total of seventeen. Voters distribution is as: …

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Balochistan to grow, will be secured to the core: Nisar

QUETTA: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that every nook and corner of Balochistan would be provided utmost security and vowed to work for the development of the province. Mr Nisar said that the security of the country was lined to the state of peace and stability in Balochistan. …

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Re-polling: NA-122, PP147 Lahore, NA-144 Okara all set for Sunday

The top contestants for NA-122 re-polling are Sardar Ayaz Sadiq from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Adbul Aleem from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), and Barrister Aamir Hassan representing Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The preparations for the polling have been finalized to make sure the by-polls in two National Assembly constituencies NA-122 Lahore …

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