FIA arrests KDA Director General Nasir Abbas
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)  arrested Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Director General Syed Nasir Abbas was arrested over illegal passports....
Karachi land mafia trying to take over Aisha Bawany College: Director colleges
Mohammad Mashooque, Director Colleges, Karachi on Saturday said that a land mafia is behind attempts to take over Aisha...
SHC orders reopening of Aisha Bawani College
The Sindh High Court on Saturday suspended the order  of the local city court to seal Aisha Bawani Government...
Farroq Sattar sees “Selective Justice” in Musarraf trail
A central leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Farooq Sattar, sees former president Pervez Musharraf’s indictment in high treason case as ‘selective justice’, “The requirements of justice must be fulfilled indiscriminately,” said the senior MQM leader while speaking to the media persons. Replying to a question, he said... Read more
Nineteen people injured in two blasts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Sixteen people were injured in a blast near Bara Qadeem area of Sarband near the border of Khyber Agency. Two of the injured are said to be in a critical condition. Another blast in front of a house in Zargarabad area of Peshawar also left three people injured, including... Read more
JI elects new chief: Sirajul Haq in.. Syed Munawar out!
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Senior Minister and leader of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq, was elected on Sunday as the new ameer of the party replacing Syed Munawar Hassan, A meeting of the party’s consultative body was held at Mansoora during which election for the post of the party chief took... Read more
TTP/Govt cease fire extended
The committees representing the government and the Taliban agreed on Saturday to extend the ceasefire. Talking to reporters after the meeting, the head of the TTP committee, Maulana Samiul Haq, confirmed that the ceasefire would continue beyond March 31, the date set by them. But he did not say whether... Read more
No surplus US  military hardware for Pakistan!
The United States has said it will not give Pakistan its leftover military hardware after the completion of withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan later this year.  A statement issued by the US-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) in Afghanistan said.“United States Forces-Afghanistan does not provide or intend to provide... Read more
Journalists all over the country protest against attack on Express news Anchor Raza Rumi
Journalists’ bodies throughout Pakistan  called upon the International Committee of Journalists (ICJ) on Saturday to raise a voice in the United Nations for the protection of Pakistani media representatives, as the government has failed to ensure their security. The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the Karachi Union... Read more
Punjab gets CNG 7 days a week
 The “All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA)” finally got approval for the provision of Compressed National Gas (CNG) in Punjab for six hours a day but throughout the week. All CNG stations in Punjab will be open from 10am to 4pm Monday through Saturday and from 6am to... Read more
Opposition Parties decry blasphemy case verdict
Two main opposition parties in the National Assembly protested on Friday against a death sentence passed on Thursday by a Lahore court against a Christian man. Shazia Marri of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Shirin Mazari of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) complained of persecution of minority communities in the country,... Read more
Donkey Beef!!!
The local administration busted a gang  in Karachi that was  found involved in slaughtering donkeys and selling their meat as beef. The raiding team of tehsil municipal administration also recovered hundreds of kilograms of donkey meat and remains from a house being used by the gang for running the horrid  business. According... Read more
Pharmaceutical companies ignore prime minster and increase prices
Despite strict instructions from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, pharmaceutical companies in the country have increased the prices of  life-saving drugs on their own. The average increase in the prices is around 30 per cent but there are drugs whose prices have gone up manifold. On November 28, 2013, the... Read more
Pakistan vulnerable to climate change.
Pakistan is likely to be one of the major victims of climate change. In addition, being a predominantly agricultural country, climate change is estimated to decrease crops’ yields in Pakistan not only as a result of flooding, but also as a result of changing temperatures, which in turn will... Read more
Bilawal Threatened
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari say  he has received threats from the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ). He tweeted on Thursday that he had received threats and that he would hold the Punjab government responsible for any attacks especially if they fail to act against the banned outfit. received threat letter frm LEJ.Will... Read more
Christian sentenced to death in Joseph Colony Case
A court on Thursday sentenced a Christian man  to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said. The verdict came almost a year after riots in Joseph Colony of Lahore saw 100 Christian houses being burnt in an orgy of violence. At the heart of the controversy that triggered the riots... Read more
Govt. promises to take political & religious parties into confidence on peace talks
“The federal government will take the country’s main political and religious parties into confidence regarding the progress achieved in the ongoing peace talks with the TTP” said an official on Thursday. The decision was taken after the five-member government committee, briefed Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar about their first face-to-face meeting... Read more