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Altaf Appealed Military Commission to Investigate Baldia Town Factory Incident

Advertisements LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain has demanded the constituting of a military court to carry out a fair investigation into the Baldia Town factory blast took place back in 2012. Advertisements In a statement, MQM chief emphatically requested the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif …

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Names suspected in Baldia factory fire are put on ECL

KARACHI: Suspecting involved in fire at Baldia Town factory, six names, including those belong to Muttahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), have been entered in the Exit Control List (ECL). Muhammad Rizwan Qureshi, Hammad Siddique, Abdul Rahman alias Bhola, Asghar Baig and Majid Baig were named in a joint Investigation Team (JIT) …

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Boat burning incident proved drama fabricated by India, says FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said in a statement on Friday that boat burning incident proved drama fabricated by India as DIG Indian Coast Guard B.K. Loshali revealed the plot. Aslam was pointing to the report in Indian media on February 18 whihc said that DIG Indian …

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America admires the Pakistan efforts against terrorism: John Kerry

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has admired the efforts of Prime Minister Nawaz Sahrif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif against war and terrorism, a statement released by U.S Department of State. In a meeting held between Interior Minister Pakistan, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and US …

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Shikarpur imambargah blast will be heard in military courts: Sharjeel Memon

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon publicised on Thursday that the Shikarpur imambargah blast case would be tried in military courts, persuading Shuhda Committee to wind up its protests after drawn out agreement. Talking in a joint press conference with Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and Shikarpur Shuhda …

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PM and COAS in Quetta, attended passing-out parade of ATF

Quetta: On Thursday PM Nawaz Sharif and COAS Raheel Sharif attended the passing-out parade of first batch of Anti-Terrorism Force (ATF). The major participants of the ceremony include, Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and Commander of Southern Command Lt General Nasir khan Janjua. During …

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NAB to check out FBR affairs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s apex anti-corruption organization, The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has formed a “Prevention Committee” under Section 33C of National Accountability Bureau (NAO) Ordinance, 1999 to identify the probable loopholes and bugs in the taxation system, regulations and procedures of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The Prevention Committee consist …

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ECP summons Imran over alleged embezzlement of PTI funds

ISLAMABAD: Election authorities, in an unprecedented case, have summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to give explanation over his stance at complaint concerning the misuse of party funds. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued notices to Mr. Khan and his party’s secretary general Jahangir Tareen on …

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Blast in Rawalpindi Imambargah Kasar-e-Sakeena, 3 killed, TTP claims attack

RAWALPINDI: Three people were killed and several injure in an imambargah blast in Kuri Road near the highway in Rawalpind on Wednesday,  private media reported.   Jundullah, a splinter group of Tehrek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), claimed responsibility for the attack.   7:02 PIMS Spokesperson Dr.Ayesha told Intial details, 2 deads middle age man Abudal …

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PM arrives in Quetta to chair Apex committee

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Quetta on Wednesday (today) for two day visit where he will chair Provincial Apex Committee and will be briefed on the security and political situation of the Balochistan province specially Quetta. During his visit in Quetta, the PM will chair the meeting of Balochistan Provincial …

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PM Nawaz pays tribute to Turkey

ISLAMABAD: While addressing the Pakistan-Turkey Business Forum on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid tribute to the Turkey, and said both countries share a ‘joint destiny’.  “Words cannot do justice to the special bond between Turkey and Pakistan, we are bound together by our common faith and culture, we share …

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NEPRA issues cut of Rs.3.24 per unit notice

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) issued a notification on Tuesday which revealed the cut of Rs 3.24 per unit to consumers. According to the notification, the regulatory authority decided the reduction after a review of the fuel price adjustment for December 2014.  The cut would be provided …

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PPP distanced itself from Zulfiqar Mirza

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon declared today (Tuesday) that the Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian (PPP-P) has distanced itself from the former Home Minister of Sindh and vice-president of PPP, Zulfiqar Mirza, for his allegation against the party’s co-chairperson, Asif Ali Zardari. Memon said to media in Karachi, “If Zulfiqar …

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Army chief RaheelShirf , ISI chief Rizwan Akhtar arrive in Kabul

KABUL: Army Chief Raheel Sharif and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Rizwan Akhtar have arrived in Kabul, ISPR said. Both Chiefs are in Kabul on a one-day visit to discuss matters related to security. They will be meeting Afghanistan’s top military and political leadership. General Raheel was in Kabul two months …

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