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ISLAMABAD: Lawyers observed a countrywide strike on Monday to protest attacks on Parliament House, Prime Minister House and PTV building in Islamabad by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) protestors and the brutal ...
 
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Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The journalists community and members of the human and civil society organizations on Monday underlined the need to work for rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution and urged the marchers not to attack the very foundation of ...
 
 
Obaid Abrar Khan
ISLAMABAD: Frustrated protesters of PTI and PAT in Red Zone Islamabad are no more under the control of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri and they are neither ready to listen to them nor are they ready to follow the orders of their leaders to remain ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has established its first ever direct contact with MQM chief Altaf Hussain, saying as the deadlock persists in the country, the nation’s eyes are upon him (Altaf Hussain) and the country needed his vision ...
 
 
Moayyed Jafri
LAHORE: New Railways Operations General Manager Javed Anwar vows to recover every cent from the violators of Public Private Partnership agreements and believes that ECC was not the relevant forum for the resolution of financial dishonesty by the ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Istaqlal Central President Rehmat Khan Wardag has demanded immediate formation of a national government to avert the prevailing crisis in the country.
Talking to The News, Rehmat Khan Wardag demanded inclusion of names of all ...
 
 
our correspondent
TEXAS: Jalil Abbas Jillani, Pakistani ambassador to the United States, has said that the US sees no danger to democracy in Pakistan. He said this while talking to The News during his five-day stay in Texas.
Jalil Abbas said that he had ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) may face a rude shock shortly, as at least 10 of its MNAs have informally pledged to resist Chairman Imran Khan’s decision to resign en bloc from the National Assembly.
The lawmakers have vowed not to ...
 
 
our correspondent
MINGORA: Six more persons have been tested positive for the dengue fever in the last 24-hour as the disease continues to plague the district, an official said on Monday.Dr Haider, spokesperson for the Health Department Swat, said the number of the ...
 
 
Jamila Achakzai
Islamabad: The World Bank has approved $47.95 million to help Pakistan improve nutrition status of its children under the age of two years, and of pregnant and lactating women in targeted areas.
The money is meant for the Enhanced Nutrition for ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The lawyers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday boycotted courts in protest against the attack on Parliament House by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) activists and police crackdown on women, children and ...
 
 
Meeran Karim
LAHORE: Residents of both Model Town and Faisal Town have complained of inconveniences in daily transportation and running businesses as shipping containers and barricades, placed in the area during the PAT and PTI marches, have once again returned ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and Polyclinic received another 46 injured people in result of another episode of clashes between marchers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and personnel of ...
 
 
Akhtar Ali
PESHAWAR: The power generating capacity of Warsak Dam has plummeted to 150 megawatt as 80 percent of the reservoir has silted up over the last almost 53 years.
The total power generation capacity of the Warsak Dam Hydropower Project was 243 ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: The tribesmen in Khyber Agency have asked Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmed Khan to continue the anti-polio campaign in Bara tehsil after four cases of polio detected in Akkakhel tribe in Bara.
The four polio cases were reported in Bara. It ...
 
 
our correspondent
Islamabad: Christians all over Pakistan offered special prayers for those who lost their lives or received injuries in the violent clashes between police and the protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) or belonging to the Pakistan Awami ...
 
 
our correspondent
Islamabad: The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has rescheduled the reopening of the government schools and colleges in the city yet again.
Now, these educational institutions will resume activities after summer vacations ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The sit-in staged by the activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) at the Jehaz Chowk in Hayatabad in the provincial metropolis continued for the second consecutive day on Monday.
The PTI workers, including PTI’s Women Wing ...
 
 
our correspondent
MANSEHRA: The upper parts of Hazara division on Monday received heavy rain, which caused traffic jam at Karakoram Highway in Mansehra district after water flooded at road.
The rain, which started late Sunday night, continued intermittently on ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: A search operation was carried out in the funnel area while security of the Bacha Khan International Airport and airbase of the Pakistan Air Force was further enhanced after the Sunday night attack on a cargo plane of Nato that landed in ...
 
 
Khalid Kheshgi
PESHAWAR: Vice Chancellor of the Islamia College University Ajmal Khan on Sunday said the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Maulana Fazlullah had visited him and also provided him some religious booklets on his request during his captivity somewhere ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, the two first cousins, carried out another unparalleled attack (or terrorism) on the State, which became the worst assault in ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Supreme Court Bar Association former president Asma Jehangir on Monday said if the army took over this time, the stint of its rule would be minimum 10 years.
Talking to media persons at the Lahore High Court, she urged political leaders ...
 
 
our correspondent
LALAMUSA: Pakistan People’s Party secretary information Chaudhry Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that the country is passing through a critical situation and now the government has no chance of making a mistake.
Addressing a press conference here on ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The police have added Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) to the already-registered FIR of the Model Town incident against the prime minister, the Punjab chief minister and 21 others.
The police have also inserted sections about ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: PPP has condemned an attack on a state-run TV channel building in Islamabad by the protesters and said the attack tarnished the country’s image worldwide. Mian Manzoor Wattoo, central Punjab PPP president, in a statement condemned ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned joint session of Parliament here at the Parliament House on Tuesday (today) at 11 am. The decision to convene joint session of two houses of Parliament, National Assembly and Senate, was taken at a ...
 
 

Rain turns weather pleasant in Gujranwala
By our correspondent
GUJRANWALA: The weather in Gujranwala turned pleasant when the city received rain on Monday after a long heat spell.The rain was accompanied by wind. The citizens took a sigh of ...
 
 

Rally in favour of Imran, Qadri
From Our Correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: Activists of the Pakistan Awami Tehrik, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen and Sunni Ittehad Council took out a rally to support Allama Dr Tahirul Qadri and ...
 
 

Journalists rally against colleagues’ torture
From Our Correspondent
CHAKWAL: Journalists took out a rally against torture of their colleagues in Islamabad and killing of three journalists in Quetta.
The rally started from press club and ...
 
 

Lawyers observe strike, express solidarity with journalists
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: The District Bar Association on Monday observed complete strike to express solidarity with journalists and cameramen of different TV channels, who ...
 
 

Rain turns weather pleasant in Gujranwala
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: The weather in Gujranwala turned pleasant when the city received rain on Monday after a long heat spell.
The rain was accompanied by wind. The citizens took a ...
 
 

Accused tortured by police dies in hospital
Hundreds of people stage demo
From Our Correspondent
JHANG: Hundreds of people staged a demonstration after an accused tortured by police died in the DHQ Hospital here on Monday.
The people ...
 
 

Students of three govt edu
institutions take out anti-govt rally
From Our Correspondent
JARANWALA: About 5,000 students of three government educational institutions on Monday took out a rally against the government and in favour of the PTI ...
 
 

Two killed in accidents
From Our Correspondent
KASUR: Two people, including a toddler, were killed in accidents in Kasur on Monday.
Youth Hushmut was hit by a speeding truck when he was trying to cross a road near Kalu on Dipalpr Road. As ...
 
 

Govt has no chance to make mistake: Kaira
From Our Correspondent
LALAMUSA: Pakistan People’s Party secretary information Chaudhry Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that the country is passing through a critical situation and now the government has ...
 
 

PTI workers term Hashmi’s removal illegal
Say Hashmi won’t join PML-N
From Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: The inter-party crisis has emerged in the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf soon after unconstitutional and illegal ouster of PTI president Javed Hashmi ...
 
 

Bar observes strike
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: The District Bar Association Nankana Monday observed a complete strike.
The lawyers boycotted courts proceedings to register their protest.
CITY RECEIVES RAIN: City and its ...
 
 

Girl killed for ‘honour’
From Our Correspondent
OKARA: A girl was stabbed to death by her brother for honour at Jhakhar Chowk on Monday.
Sajida Bibi had left her house sometime ago. Later, she was brought back home by the family. On the ...
 
 

DCO visits school
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: DCO Akhter Javeed Mahmood Monday made a surprise visit to Government High School (urban area) Pakpattan.
The FCO visited science laboratory, computer laboratory put questions to ...
 
 

Dacoit killed, four accomplices injured
in shootout with villagers
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: A dacoit was killed and his four accomplices were injured in a shootout with villagers here on Sunday night.
Five dacoits entered ...