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Eight killed in attack on Lahore police lines, TTP claims

Advertisements LAHORE: Eight people were killed in a blast near Police Lines in Qila Gujar Singh area of Lahore on Tuesday, private media reported. A faction of the  Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan , Jammatul Ahrar claimed the responsibility for the attack. Advertisements LIVE REPORTING   02:45 Suicide bomber exploded himself at 12:46 pm : IG …

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NEPRA meeting to be held today

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) meeting is going to be held today (Tuesday), likely to approve a Rs 3.21 per unit cut in power tariff under the head monthly fuel price adjustment. Central Purchasing Power Agency (CPPA) last month requested NEPRA to reduce the electricity price by Rs …

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Turkish Prime Minister arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday (today) for two day official visit to Pakistan. He is accompanied by a high-level delegation including several Cabinet Ministers, government officials. A representative delegation of Turkey’s top businessmen is also with Turkish Prime Minister. During his visit, the …

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Mini Martial Law for FATA after completion of Zarb-e-Azb

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) accepts that the operation Zarb-e-Azb that is currently in-process in North Waziristan and adjacent areas will be completed by the year end and after that a mini Martial Law will be endorsed for the financial and socio-economical welfare of the Federally …

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Biometric Verification System become a daunting task

LAHORE: Pre-paid SIM biometric re-verification on demand of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has become a difficult task due to non-resemblance in record of SIM holder hold by cellular companies and National Database and Regulation Authority (NADRA) as their identification is not verified through their thumb impression. A massive number of …

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PM Nawaz ready for action against people involved in factory fire

Lahore: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says that the culprits involved in Baldia factory fire would be taken to the task no matter from which political party they belong. He was addressing to the meeting of the of Council of Pakistan Newspaper editors on Saturday, he told that he had received …

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LOC violation: Sixty years old man killed by Indian troops

Rawalakot: On Saturday a villager was killed when Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel started to unprovoked firing at the Line of Control (LoC). “A sixty-year-old civilian Muhammad Aslam, resident of Polas village, was cutting grass and wood, 100 to 150 meters inside the LoC in AJK when he came …

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Oregon man admits helping suicide bombers in Pakistan

Oregon: On Friday an Oregon man was found guilty, according to the courts he was involved in helping people linked to suicide bombs in Pakistan, including attack on the headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service in 2009 that killed about 30 people. Reaz Qadir Khan, a naturalized US citizen living in …

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PM Nawaz urges media to play role for betterment

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urged Pakistani media to play a responsible role for the betterment of nation and steering Pakistan out of crisis while addressing the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). PM also appreciated the contribution of journalists and analyst in national development. PM said, “I heartily respect …

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Pak Army Chief mother passes away

RAWALPINDI: Mother of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif and Shabbbir Sharif Shahid (SJ & NH) and wife of Major Muhammad Sharif passed away in Satuday morning at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC), Rawalpindi as reported by DG ISPR Major General Asim Bajwa in his recent tweet. Her …

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19 killed in bomb and grenade attack on Peshawar Imambargah

PESHAWAR: Atleast 19 killed, 45 got injured in blast in the area of Hayatabad in Peshawar city , police said. Injured are being  shifted to Hayatabad medical complex According to witness, six men in Frontier Corps (FC) uniform, entered the shia mosque during Friday prayers, they threw hand grenades to …

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PM Modi telephone call to PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif Friday morning to discuss regional issues. According to Prime Minister House, Modi called PM Nawaz today morning to discuss regional issues. The call lasted for 10 minutes. American President Barack Obama also called PM Nawaz yesterday in …

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DG ISPR claims forces clear large area in N.Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Bajwa claimed that a large area of North Waziristan had been cleared in Operation Zarb-i-Azb. In a press briefing, the ISPR spokesman said the operation is progressing successfully, also the other operation Khyber-1 is also under way with …

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PTI chairman visits Shikarpur imambargah for condolences

SHIKARPUR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday arrived at the Shikarpur imambargah to condole with the families of the victims. 63 people were killed and 80 injured in the blast during prayers at the imambargah on January 30. PTI vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Quershi and PTI Sindh President …

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