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ECP quashed Imran’s plea to suspend NA Speaker

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) quashed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan’s plea to suspend the National Assembly (NA) Speaker Ayaz Sadiq till investigation is completed into the alleged rigging in the NA-122 in the 2013 general elections. Advertisements Khan demanded in his first meeting with Chief …

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Nine suspected terrorists killed in drone attack near Pak-Afghan border

PESHAWAR: At least nine suspected terrorist were killed and others get injured on Wednesday in a drone strike in the Nazyan area of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. According to English daily, the drone fire two missiles on a compound in the Nazyan area of Nangarhar near the Pak-Afghan border, which killed …

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Altaf directed to defer the nationwide remonstration against IK

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has directed the MQM leadership in Pakistan to deferred it’s nationwide remonstration against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan as narrated by MQM Rabita Committee. According to statement of Rabita Committee, MQM has deferred the plan of nationwide protest again Imran Khan on Wednesday in …

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PAC take notice of illegal use of OGDCL reserves

ISLAMABD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly of Pakistan took notice of two recent scams of Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL) for sale of 500 vehicles at very contemptible prices among officials of OGDCL and Rs 124 billion oil theft from Pak Arab Refinery Ltd. …

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Opposition asks to boycott Parliament till new taxes are dropped

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leaders announced on Tuesday that they would boycott Parliament on account of taxes levied on petroleum products, asked not to return till the increased general sales tax is dropped. Addressing the media outside Parliament, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah said introducing mini-budgets and imposing taxes would not …

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ATC approves 90 days remand of MQM sector incharge

KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi has aprroved  the petition of Rangers for 90 days remand of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Mehmoodabad sector incharge Rafiq Rajput alias Kain who was arrested in suspicion of 12th May case. According to Rangers report, Rafiq Rajput is involved in the terrible …

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Sindh Govt. set target for wheat export

KARACHI: Govt. of Sindh finally decides to initiate exporting process of last year’s wheat stock to empty its granary for the procurement of the new crop. Sindh government has 0.95m tones of the wheat in its granary and less than two month remains for next harvesting. Sindh has get approval …

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MQM’s Criticism of JIT report is “inappropriate” :Sharjeel Memon

KARACHI: Sindh Information Miniser Sharjeel Inam Memon on Monday said that the criticism of the Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) report on the Baldia Town factory fire by MQM is ‘inappropriate’. Speaking to media outside the Sindh Assembly building, the information minister said that team from the Rangers, police and intelligence …

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PPP finalises nominees for Senate elections

ISLAMABD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has finalised the list of nominees for the upcoming Senate elections. The list of candidates for the PPP includes Rehman Malik, Saleem Mandviwalla, Islamuddin Sheikh, Sassi Paleijo and Farooq Naek. Nomination papers will be submitted on February 12-13 while the scrutiny process will be …

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Altaf Hussain: Foreign investigation team for Baldia factory fire

Karachi: Addressing to the workers and reporters he told that party cannot be blamed for one’s alleged act and asked for foreign investigation of the incident. He was talking on this, one day after joint investigation team (JIT) report into the Baldia factory, who accused a man involve in it …

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Asif Zardari and Altaf Hussain’s telephonic contact: MQM ready to rejoin

Karachi: On Friday night phone call from Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)  chief Altaf Hussain was made. In result of that, MQM has decided to rejoin the Sindh government. Rehman Malik, PPP “All issues between PPP and MQM have now been resolved, …

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Turkish Premier to arrive in Pakistan on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is expected to arrive in Pakistan on Feb 17 for a two day long official visit, according to English daily. English daily said that during his firs ever visit to Pakistan since taking office in August last year, the Turkish pm will be meeting …

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Interior ministry sends first 12 cases to military courts: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said that Interior ministry send first 12 cases to military courts. In a tweet on Saturday, Asim Bajwa said that after scrutiny the cases were forwarded to them by the Interior Ministry which in turn was …

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ATC charged Sufi Mohammad in insurrection case

PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Central Jail of Peshawar charges good father of Sawat Taliban and founder and chief of banned organization, Tehreek Nifaz-i-Shariah Mohammadi (TNSM) Maulana Sufi Mohammad for insurrection over a speech delivered at Grassy Ground Swat in Feb 2009 when a deal had made by government …

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