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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir & Shoaib A Raja
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday announced a further reduction in the prices of petroleum products next month which would help check inflation and provide comfort to the common man. He vowed that the government would resolve the ...
 
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Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said there was no need to seek approval from the Interior Minister Ch Nisar for the November 30 rally as the PTI will contest any bid to stop this programme.
He said ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk has remarked that the courts should also not exercise administrative powers as parliament cannot exercise judicial authority.
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk on ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday said that the administration will decide about the site of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) rally in the federal capital on November 30 after certain conditions are ...
 
 

SARGODHA: Eight newborn babies died on Wednesday, allegedly due to the lack of oxygen, in the District Headquarters (DHQ) Teaching Hospital, Sargodha.
The parents of the deceased infants alleged that the deaths occurred due to the sheer ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI/WASHINGTON: The US Legion of Merit Medal was conferred on the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, currently on an official visit to the US, for his brave leadership, sagacity, vision, efforts for peace and stability in ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Participants of a seminar on Wednesday demanded of the federal and provincial governments to arrest culprits involved in killing of 112 journalists across the country and establish special fund to provide financial assistance to the ...
 
 
Asim Yasin & Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms Wednesday directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to finalise its proposals for the recommendation to the main committee on the use of latest technology in the next general ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to submit a detailed report by November 30 on the inquiries against its officers pending since March 2008.
Chairing the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman and ex-foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday had to face an awkward situation, when the media persons resorted to a token boycott of his news briefing over party Chairman ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) jointly inaugurated the USAID-funded $165 million Pakistan Reading Project’s mobile bus library programme at a government ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Special Court will announce its judgment tomorrow (Friday) in the plea filed by former military dictator General (R) Pervez Musharraf, seeking acquittal in the high treason case as well as to involve co-accused in the matter and ...
 
 
our correspondent
NAWABSHAH: Police managed to secure the release of a director of the National Highway Authority, Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh, from the captivity of his kidnappers after an encounter near Moro on Wednesday.Police said that two kidnappers were killed while ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 2.5 tons of poppy heads and straw, 8.2 kilograms of charas, 250 grams of heroin, 600 grams of opium and arrested 11 persons, including a proclaimed offender involved in drug smuggling. ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: A passenger bus was gutted after its gas cylinder went off on GT Road near Qila Balahisar Wednesday evening.An official of the Rescue 1122 said fire brigade was rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire. The bus was burnt in the fire but ...
 
 
our correspondent/News Desk
KASUR: Muslim and Christian leaders on Wednesday agreed on the need for strict check on misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan.
They were addressing a gathering in Premnagar village, near Kot Radha Kishan, which was attended by thousands of people, ...
 
 
Atif Sherazi
ISLAMABAD: The domestic consumers of the federal capital and the Punjab will get gas supply for only 10 hours a day for the next three months.
According to a decision made by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), the industries will ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Geo’s ‘Subhe Pakistan’ hosted by Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain has set new records of popularity on the opening day.
The family show has been specially designed for women, kids, youth, students and people from all age groups. The programme, ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: The Sindh Provincial Assembly (PA) on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan calling the people of Sindh “slaves” while the concerned members of the assembly ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Nearly 300 children have died this year in Thar, officials said on Wednesday, as poor monsoon rains and livestock diseases have combined to worsen malnutrition.
The Thar desert has seen an alarming number of children suffering ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has had an interesting exchange of witty remarks with Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed during a private TV channel’s talk ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to put ceiling limit on the circular debt and prepare Plan B in case of non-implementation on Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) by raising gas tariff and devising a ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, insisted on Wednesday that Afghanistan would not allow itself to become the battleground in a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops.
Speaking ...
 
 

LONDON: A British judge on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a Pakistani man to take Britain to court over his alleged unlawful detention and torture by the UK and US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, his lawyers said.Yunus Rahmatullah was detained by ...
 
 
News Desk
QUETTA: Another case has surfaced in district Killa Abdullah on Wednesday, health officials said, raising the number of cases to 12 this year.The latest victim was identified as 14-month-old Bahadur, a resident of Daman Ashezai in Chaman. Bahadur ...
 
 
News Desk
THARPARKAR: Two more children died of malnutrition in Thar on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 43 this month.A two-day-old baby and two- month-old baby boy died of malnutrition at the Civil Hospital Mithi on Wednesday. ...