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Maria Golovnina died due to shortage of oxygen, autopsy report says

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: Maria Golovnina, the Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief of Reuters based in Islamabad who was found dead on February 23, died due to a shortage of oxygen, autopsy report said. A postmortem report by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), revealed that the journalist had marks on her …

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Biometric verification of 72 million SIMs has done

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has concluded the first phase of biometric verification in which  72 million subscriber identification modules (SIMs) have been verified. The first phase, launched on 12 January, of the verification procedure of up to 100 million SIMs will be wound up by midnight on 26 Fabruary. …

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ATC allows Musharraf not to appear in Bugti murder case

QUETTA: The Anti Terrorist Court (ATC) allowed former president Pervaiz Musharraf not to appear before the court in the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case, following the application submitted by Musharraf’s lawyer, seeking a one-day exepmtion. Advocate Akhtar Shah, counsel for Mushaffar, submitted an application in the court on Tuesday seeking …

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Son of PML-N MNA arrested, accused of beating security guard in Lahore

Lahore: The son of Member of the National Assembly (MNA) was arrested on Tuesday, after case was registered against him on beating the guard of Royal Palm Golf and Country Club. This incident takes place on Monday night when Ali Rohail Asghar son of MNA Sheikh Rohail Asghar arrived to …

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Only one loudspeaker is allowed: Govt of Punjab

RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has imposed a ban on the use of more than one loudspeaker in worship places. Place of worship means a mosque, imambargah, church, temple or any other place of worship of any sect or religion as specified in the Section 2(c) of the Punjab Sound Regulation …

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Main culprit of Peshawar attack arrested: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: One of the main culprit of the December 16 Peshawar school attack, Taj Muhammad alias Rizwan, was arrested on Monday by security forces in an Intelligence Based Operation (IPO). According to the ISPR, Taj Muhamad was the commander of one of the two groups that attacked the Army Public …

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Ministry rejects to show Ishaq Dar’s assets

Islamabad: PTI asks Ishaq Dar, finance minister to reveal his assets and also tell about his way of income. On this spokesperson of ministry rejected the appeal and explained the affair in these words, “mischief mongering, height of ignorance and harping on the same thing”. He, talking about the letter …

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NAB Chairman visits KP bureau for its annual inspection

Islamabad: On Saturday Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry visited NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bureau for its annual inspection purpose, he also inaugurated a tree plantation campaign in the premises of NAB KP along with the officials. Chairman NAB said that corruption is one of the major factors that …

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JuD requests Ban Ki-moon to lift ban

JuD has once again decided to approach United Nations, to lift five year ban on its activities set by the world body. Concerns and decisions regarding JuD have become an unsolved mystery. U.S claims JuD as a terror group and have placed US $10 million reward for information regarding Hafiz …

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Baldia factory fire case: Court issues non-bailable arrest warrant against IO

Karachi: On Saturday local court issued arrest warrant against Investigating officer (IO) Jehanzeb, Sub-inspector, because he didn’t appear in the hearing of Baldia factory fire case. In the previous hearing of case, investigating officer got failed to bring the Joint Investigation Team’s report in court. On this judge of trial …

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Housewife commits suicide after killing family

ISLAMABAD: A woman in Islamabad committed suicide after killing her husband and three children on Saturday due to domestic dispute. According to initial reports, incident took place in sector G-6 area of the Islamabad where police found five bodies and an injured kid, Muhammad Shafi, at a residential house on …

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PIMS Dr Shahid Nawaz passes away

ISLAMABAD: Dr Shahid Nawaz passed away on Friday, the senior doctor of PIMS  was shot and critically wounded by unidentified attackers. Earlier, PM Nawaz also announced Rs 10 crore for the treatment of Dr. Shahid Nawaz, the head of PIMS cardiology department.The announcement came two days after Young Doctor’s Association …

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Punjab Home Minister says ‘Gillani’ and ‘Taseer’ are in Afghanistan

LAHORE: Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada said on Friday that Ali Gillani, son of former minister Yousad Raza Gillani and Shahbaz Taseer, son of slain governor punjab Salman Taseer, are held captive inside Afghanistan, private media told. While replying to a question in the Punjab Assembly, the provincial home minister …

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PPP decides to remove Zulfiqar Mirza from CEC

Karachi: The Pakistan Peoples Party on Wednesday decided to remove senior leader, close friend of Asif Zardari and former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza from the party’s central executive committee (CEC). This decision has been made following Mirza’s outrage and criticism against PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Mirza, along with …

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