Tillerson concerned about ‘safe-havens’ in Pakistan
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Islamabad as part of his tour to South Asia and...
Pak Army to continue contribution to UN peacekeeping efforts
Pakistan Armed Forces as contributor to UN Peace keeping efforts join UN on its 72nd founding  day. In  a...
Sharjeel Memon, others sent to jail till Nov 4
Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former information ministerm Sharjeel Memon, along with 11 other suspects, has been sent to...
Teenager gang raped
A student A of grade 12 was allegedly gang-raped on Balakot Road in Mansehra town, this afternoon. The victim was leaving college around noon when a female friend offered her a lift in her friend’s car. As par the FIR, (First information report) acquaintances of the female friend were... Read more
Sindh govt. asked to explain deadly measles outbreak
Sindh High Court (SHC) Tuesday, taking suo moto notice of the measles stricken deaths of the children in Thatta and Sajawal, has called for a reply from the Sindh government, Geo News reported. Zulfiqar Langa advocate in a letter to SHC had drawn the attention of the court to... Read more
countrywide loadsheding ends temporarily says NTDC
The National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) Tuesday claimed that the countrywide loadshedding of electricity has been stopped for the time being. NTDC spokesman said that the demand and supply of electricity stand tied as both the demand and generation of electricity currently pegged at 11,000 megawatts making the... Read more
Pak-US sign project to complete Chaman-Kalat road
Pakistan and the US  signed a project implementation agreement to complete the N-25 highway connecting Chaman to Kalat through Quetta, Balochistan. The agreement, signed by US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson and Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, provides $64 million to the Government of Pakistan for this... Read more
Malakand Levies still using rifles dating back to the 1800s
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remains the most affected province to be hit by militancy. However,  the Malakand Levies, the main security force in the district still use ‘antique’ rifles left  by the British Raj. The rifles were issued to them in way back in 1895. Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N)... Read more
Judicial commission to meet today regarding Hamir Mir attack
The Supreme Court’s three-member inquiry commission, probing the firing incident on Geo TV senior journalist Hamid Mir will resume its proceedings on Tuesday where the inquiry committee will apprise the commission about the progress made so far. The commission is headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali while the other... Read more
Four robbers killed in police encounter in Lahore
CIA police claimed to have killed four dacoits in an encounter in Badamibagh Lahore. Police claimed that they were taking accused Imran Jhangvi for pointation of other accused at Morcha stop Badamibagh when his accomplices Sarfaraz, Akmal and Imran opened fire from a house. In retaliatory fire, the four dacoits were... Read more
Govt sets aside billions for Metro Bus Project in spite of SC ban
In apparent defiance of a Supreme Court ban on the transfer of discretionary funds, the federal government has allocated billions of rupees for the Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus service even before the budget for the next fiscal year. In the December 5, 2013 ruling, the top court had banned the transfer... Read more
Blasphemy case against registered against 68 Lawyers
The Kotwali police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) under Section 295/A of the Pakistan Penal Code (blasphemy law) against eight nominated and 60 unknown members of the District Bar Association here on Monday. According to the details of the case, sometime back the police had registered a criminal case... Read more
20 billion cubic feet Gas reserves found in Sujawal
The Mari Petroleum Company, a joint venture of the government and the Fauji Foundation, announced on Monday a ‘significant’ gas and condensate discovery with estimated reserves of about 20 billion cubic feet (BCF) in Sujawal district of Sindh. “We have been blessed with a significant gas and condensate discovery... Read more
Rainstorms kill 9 all over Punjab
Nine people were killed in rain-caused incidents across Punjab on Monday. According to details, two women died after a wall fell on them at Kamalabad cemetery. Another 17 people were injured in other incidents. In Arifwala, two farmers, Umair and Sajid, were killed after being struck by lightning. Two... Read more
Water and Power minister says electricity theft is a political issue
State Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali said on Monday that electricity theft in Pakistan had become a political issue. During a news conference held at the MEPCO office, Abid Sher Ali told the reporters that, “the present government had made a decision to resolve electricity theft... Read more
Govt, ISI, political parties backed ‘Aman ki Asha’ project says Jang group MD
Replying to the allegations leveled by Imran Khan, Jang Group Managing Director (MD) Shahrukh Hassan has said that the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman himself remained in favour of “Aman ki Asha” project. Hassan said that the government officials were given briefing over the programme while Inter Services... Read more
Lahore lawyers ban entry of Geo reporters
The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) has banned entry of Geo correspondents, intending to cover proceedings at LHCBA. The LHCBA said, “they believe in freedom of press, but no compromise would be made on national security.” The bar association said none of the Geo employees would be allowed... Read more