PESCO files application for registration case against PTI MPA for attacking grid station
Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) filed application for the registration case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf (PTI) MPA Fazal Elahi for...
Karachi, Multan Police arrest 42 suspects
Karachi and Multan police arrested 42 suspects were arrested in search operations in Karachi and Multan. Multan police in a search...
Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month...
Interior ministry rejects SIndh govt’s attemts to curb rangers powers
Summarily rejecting the Sindh government’s proposal for providing ‘conditional’ powers to Rangers in Karachi, the interior ministry earlier yesterday approved an extension in ‘unconditional’ Rangers’ policing powers in the city for next 60 days, according to notification issued on Tuesday. The interior ministry has written a reply to the... Read more
14 terrorists liquidated in Punjab, Balochistan
The paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan carried out operation against terrorists in different parts of Balochistan and killed at least nine terrorists. Two FC soldiers were also martyred in encounter with militants during a search operation. Officials said security operation carried out an intelligence-driven operation near Turbat area. An... Read more
Imran Farooq’s widow gives ‘sworn testimony’ in London court
London: The family of slain Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Dr Imran Farooq, appeared before a magistrate’s court in West London and recorded a “sworn testimony” in relation to the murder investigation of the slain Pakistani politician. Shumaila Imran Farooq, widow of Dr Imran Farooq, and her two sons,... Read more
Bilawal protocol: Uncivil Behavior at Civil hospital leads to baby’s death
A ten-month old baby girl, who needed urgent medical attention, died in Karachi after her father failed to get her to Civil Hospital because of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s heavy security, Bilawal was on a visit to the hospital. The grieving father of the girl, while talking to the media... Read more
Greek parliament calls on govt to recognize Palestine
The Greek parliament approved a resolution earlier yesterday calling on the government to recognise the state of Palestine, but Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras said Athens will judge when the time is right to make the formal move. At a special session attended by visiting Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, all... Read more
Lodhran by-polls: a clash between local personalities
Islamabad: The NA-154 Lodhran contest today is between the Baloch clan led by the Jindh Wadha family and affluent Jehangir Tareen and is not a clash between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), on ground. The two parties are being used by both contestants – PTI’s... Read more