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Performance is first priority, not captaincy, says Misbah

Advertisements Lahore: The captain of Pakistan cricket team Misbah Ul Haq said that PCB should focus to groom the new captains for future. And that it is the responsibility of the board to determine the captain for the team. Advertisements The senior member of the team expressed his views after …

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By-polls to be held in Abbotabad today

 Peshawar: By-election on the provincial assembly constituency of Pk-45, Abbottabad-II in which approximately 118,000 voters will use their right of franchise here on Thursday. The polling starts at 8 am in the morning and will be continued without any pause till 5 pm. The presiding officers have already been handed over …

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Cotecna reference: Asif Zardari is summoned on June 24

Islamabad: An accountability court has summoned the former president in Cotecna case on 24 of this month. Due to the departure of Muhammad Bashir, who is the judge of an accountability court, the ARY Gold and Arsis Tractor references could not be decided and the hearing was cancelled till June …

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Three Persons are Permitted to Meet Altaf: London Police

 London police has allowed three persons to meet the arrested MQM Chief Altaf Hussain and asked for the names of those three persons. The three may be his relatives or friends. The MQM leader was arrested to be questioned regarding the money -laundering cases against him but due to his …

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Dasti Facing the Wrath of Fellow Parliamentarians

Jamshed Dasti, an MNA have earned the displeasure of more than 200 parliamentarians who have opted to submitted a motion against him to cast him out of the esteemed house and suspend his membership. Dasti, an independent MNA from Muzaffargarh was voted against by the members belonging to all the …

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Two more are arrested in Farzana stoned case

Lahore: The Punjab Police arrested Farzana’s former husband and brother here on Wednesday following the case of her murder. With this proceeding the total number of detained persons is increased to twelve. The case was registered by her husband against 28 persons including Farzana’s family members. To taking the actions, the …

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Blast took five lives including two military officers in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: A suicide bomber attacked the military cabin on Fateh Jang road near Rawalpindi here on Wednesday which caused two military officers’ death. According to the Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa, two Lieutenant-Colonels and three civilians lost their lives as a result of the blast. Military sources told …

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Former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf and Shaukat Tareen charged in RPP case

Islamabad: In the light of rental power project case, Raja Pervez Ashraf and eleven others are alleged by an accountability court on Tuesday. Former finance minister Shaukat Tareen, former federal secretaries Ismail Qureshi and Shahid Rafi were also considered in the case of corruption in the Sahuwal and Piranghaib rental …

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MQM leader arressted in London, MQM denies

Scotland Yard arrested Altaf Hussain from London residence Karachi: Leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain was arrested today on money laundering. Police had been investigating in this case for many months, however, the MQM leader was taken into custody this afternoon when Scotland Yard raid on his house …

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Firing near Lal Masjid caused two elite force men wounded

Islamabad: The firing from strange attackers left two elite force agents injured here in the downtown area. According to the sources, these personnel were on their routine patrolling when they were attacked by unknown assailants in the dominion of Aabpara police station near Lal Masjid. The wounded personnel were taken …

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Karachi: PAF aircraft crashed

KARACHI: PAF air craft crashed, killing at least three people and injuring eight at Baldia Town Karachi. Pakistan Air Force (PAF) trainer aircraft crashed today afternoon. Both pilots and a citizen have died. The incident took place in Baldia Town metropolis bus terminal in Yousuf Goth. The crash injured at …

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Kurram Agency: Vehicle exploded killing 6 people and injuring 4 severely

 6 people have been killed in roadside explosion in tribal area where as 4 others are severely injured. Local officials said the blast took place in Khomta area near Kurram Agency headquarters Parachinar. Their van was destroyed completely. The bomb was planted on road side and detonated remotely as the vehicle …

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Federal budget for 2014-2015 fiscal year of about 4 trillion will be presented today

Islamabad: Government’s second budget for the year 2014-2015 will be elaborated today by the finance minister and Senator Ishaq Dar for approval after the meeting of the federal cabinet. According to the officials, the federal government has disbursed about Rs3.87 trillion for the next year which also include Rs525bn for …

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Political baiting: Bilawal forces the Government to finish victimisation

Karachi: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stressed the government to end victimizing against their party members. Earlier, former president Asif Ali Zardari criticized PML-N Government for initiating investigation against Yousaf Raza Gilani, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and ex-federal minister Amin Faheem who have been inculpated in corruption cases. Bilawal indirectly warned the government …

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