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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday summoned its Permanent Envoy to the United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi to Islamabad after a decision was taken to raise the issue of Indian interference in Pakistan at the United Nations (UN).
Pakistan decided to ...
 
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Shamim Bano
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain, on Monday said that hectic efforts were being made for a ‘Minus Altaf’ MQM and warned that there would be a war in every nook and corner of Karachi if any attempt was made for his ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Two officials of a seven-member team of Scotland Yard reached Islamabad on Monday morning, following the schedule given by the Interior Ministry, to investigate the accused in the Dr Imran Farooq’s murder case, the Interior Ministry ...
 
 
Shoaib A Raja
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday said that the law had taken its course and the plunderers of national resources would be made an example as the time had come for ensuring effective accountability.
Addressing a seminar on ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a detailed report from the Sindh government in the arms purchase case.
SC judge Jawwad S Khawaja remarked that the days when everything was done silently were over.
“Now everything will be done as ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Monday submitted its reply to the Supreme Court in the petition filed by K-Electric, saying that K-Electric was a defaulter of Rs130 billion and it had inflicted a Rs269 billion loss on the Federation.
The ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: A preliminary report of the fact-finding committee constituted by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has held K-Electric responsible for power outages saying that K-Electric did not make appropriate investments in ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Some powerful stockbrokers are manipulating the book building mechanism amid weak regulatory oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to make billions overnight at the cost of small investors.
The ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, Deutsche Bank and Bank AL-Habib Limited Pakistan on Monday announced a new trade financing deal to allow the import of equipment for a new wind power plant. ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: Three people, including a six-month-old baby and a woman were killed in a road accident on Monday. Another woman was seriously injured.
A tractor trolley collided with a Quinchi Rickshaw here Arieja Phero at the Kambar Road. Police said ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said on Monday there was no record of 25 million votes with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), then how these elections could be called free and fair.
He said about 80 ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday claimed before the Inquiry Commission that it had extended maximum cooperation to the commission by providing documents, materials including CDs pertaining to rigging in the election and now ...
 
 

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, his wife Reham Khan and Jehangir Tareen on Monday escaped helicopter crash in the city.
Imran’s helicopter faced a severe windstorm when he along with his wife Reham Khan was travelling ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Punjab Home Minister Col (retd) Shuja Khanzada has said that after a joint operation in Kala Shah Kaku on Sunday night, a big terrorism attempt by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was foiled and four terrorists were killed while their two ...
 
 

MULTAN: A spell of scorching heat continued to hit Multan for the second consecutive day as the mercury jumped to 43 degree Celsius on Monday with 12 deaths reported in the southern Punjab during the last 24 hours, health officials said.
A ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Climate Change on Monday constituted an Investigative Group of Scientists to look into the causes of the searing heatwave spell in Karachi, in particular reference to the growing threat of climate change in the region. ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
RAWALPINDI. The Judge of Special Customs Court (SCC), Rawalpindi, Rana Aftab Ahmed, on Monday rejected the plea of supermodel Ayyan Ali in which counsel for the accused pleaded to extend the case hearing for two weeks. The court rejected the plea ...
 
 

HERAT, Afghanistan: At least 11 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said on Monday, as troops face their first fighting season without Nato combat support.
The militants launched their annual ...
 
 

Three children drown in Larkana’s Rice Canal
By our correspondent
LARKANA: Three children have drowned within the last 20 days in the Rice Canal Larkana, already known as the bloody canal. Though Section 144 has been imposed, but children ...