Sat, Nov 01, 2014, Muharram Ul Haram 07,1436 A.H : Last updated 1 hour ago
 
 
Group Chairman: Mir Javed Rahman

Editor-in-Chief: Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
 
You are here: Home > Today's Paper > National
 
 
 National
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: If the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) continue to have even working relations, it will be only because of the sensible and rational approach and mindset of suave Sirajul Haq although Imran Khan has treated him in ...
 
Give Comments
 
 
News Desk
LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi said Friday some ministers could be removed and new faces inducted because of accountability by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.The decision to slash POL products prices was political in nature, he said, adding that ...
 
 

KARACHI: Ansar Burney Trust International Chairman Ansar Burney has said that the special rescue flight of Buraq Air with 180 rescued Pakistanis and two dead bodies from Libya reached Lahore on Friday night.
According to a press release on ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: In the federal government only two entities — the President’s Secretariat and the Inter Service Intelligence — are treated like royals, as the Federal Public Service Commission is legally barred from interfering or regulating any ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Former information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said that making and unmaking of governments was not the job of media.
He expressed these views while talking at a seminar “Role and Challenges of Free and Responsible Media” held here by ...
 
 

MULTAN: The Secretary of Information of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F), Hafiz Hussain Ahmed, on Friday said if the PTI MNAs were serious over resignations, they should personally meet the National Assembly Speaker for their acceptance.
Addressing a ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar demanded of the provincial government to provide security to the places of worship for the minorities in the province.
A follow-up meeting was held at the Peshawar Press Club on “Religious Freedom and Minority” ...
 
 

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has stressed the need for imparting education to every child as guaranteed by Article 25-A of the Constitution.
This was said at a consultation meeting of HRCP organized here on Friday to ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zafir
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Friday that thirty-seven new oil and gas discoveries were made during last one and a half years. He made these revelations while briefing the cabinet meeting ...
 
 
our correspondent
MIRANSHAH: Pakistani security officials on Friday handed over 29 Afghan nationals, who were arrested during the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA), to Afghanistan at the border area of Ghulam Khan.
The Afghan nationals ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Afghan Taliban released a Russian pilot and his Afghan fellow who were captured along with several other foreigners after their helicopter made emergency landing in Azrah district of Logar province nearly 18 months ago.
In a ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) president Raheeq Ahmed Abbasi Friday clarified that one point drop of Pakistan on the graph of unsafe countries for business, according to a World Bank report, was not the result of 70-day sit-in of the ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: Despite the speculation that the alliance between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami is over after the public bashing of the JI chief Sirajul Haq by the PTI Chairman Imran Khan, the JI is unlikely to react in the same ...
 
 
our correspondent
MANSEHRA: A local jirga led by a former MNA would settle territorial dispute between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) as the two tribes that claim right of ownership of the disputed belt have reposed confidence in it.
The jirga ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
While “Nilofar Cyclone,” in the Arabian Sea is dying out and may not cause any damage to Sindh it is “Imran’s Nilofar Cyclone,” which is a matter of concern for the government as it will strike Islamabad on November 30. Some intelligence reports ...
 
 
Mushtaq Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: Al Qaeda has Inspire and Resurgence, the Afghan Taliban has al-Samood, and now Pakistani Taliban have submitted their own English language magazine to the pile of jihadi militant periodicals.
“Ahya-e-Khilafat” or the rival of caliphate ...
 
 
Shahina Maqbool
Islamabad: The annual incidence of stroke in Pakistan is 250 per 100,000, which translates into 350,000 new cases every year. 1 in 6 people worldwide will have a stroke in their lifetime. Every 6 seconds, stroke kills someone.
Every 6 seconds, ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: ADVISOR to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique said the provincial government is making all-out efforts with full commitment to eradicate the polio but no province can eradicate it single-handedly.
According to a handout, ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Thousands of people across the country Friday joined protest rallies organized by the Jamaat-e-Islami to condemn the Bangladesh government for awarding the death sentence to JI Bangladesh ameer Mutiur Rahman Nizami on charges of supporting ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Weights and Measures Wing of the Punjab Labour and Human Resource Department conducted special raids on seven petrol pumps of the provincial metropolis to check the accuracy of weights and measures.
Provincial Minister for Labour ...
 
 
Jamila Achakzai
Islamabad: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to challenge the Lahore High Court’s decision to quash its quota-based admission policy under which 50 per cent seats of medical colleges are to be given to males and ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Friday said the Shahbaz Sharif government had destroyed agriculture and ruined farmers through its anti-farmers policies.
Talking to delegations of farmers from Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock and Rawalpindi ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Police on Friday thwarted an attempt by Majlis Wahdatul Muslemin (MWM) and Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) to stage a protest demonstration at Shabab Chowk, Samanabad against the alleged arrest of their workers in Rawalpindi by creating ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network (KPCSN) and Tribal NGOs Consortium Friday flayed the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) for blocking a resolution in favour of Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai in the ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: Three people were killed in different incidents of firing near here on Friday.Police said there was an old enmity between Kalihoro and Naraija clans and they had confrontations off and on.
The clan groups started firing on the same ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party Punjab President Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo said on Friday that Gullu Butt was awarded 11 years jail and fine for smashing windscreens of vehicles but what about those who murdered 14 innocent civilians and injured 90 ...
 
 

Laptops among SU students distributed
By our correspondent
SUKKUR: The Sindh University (SU) Jamshoro distributed laptops among 468 students of MS/M.Phil & PhD on Friday. The laptops were provided by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as ...
 
 

378 IUB scholars awarded laptops
From Our Correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: IUB Vice-Chancellor Dr Rao Muhammad Afzal Khan has said that the laptop scheme launched by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will be a milestone in the field of research ...
 
 

Muharram arrangements
Army arrives in Bhakkar
From Our Correspondent
BHAKKAR: The Pak Army troops on Friday arrived here to maintain law and order during the Muharram.
The Pak Army troops were headed by Col Muhammad Azhar. Later, Col ...
 
 

Woman moves court for protection
From Our Correspondent
BUREWALA: A woman who embraced Islam with her three children announced disassociation with her husband in court and demanded protection to remarry here on Friday.
Safia, wife of ...
 
 

Security beefed up in DGK ahead of Ashura
From Our Correspondent
DERA GHAZI KHAN: Police have beefed up security ahead of Ashura in the city.
Sources said that policemen of Punjab patrolling police had been deployed at all entry and exit ...
 
 

Parleys stressed to boost trade between Pakistan, Indonesia
Chargé d’affaires of Indonesian embassy meets FCCI president
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD. Focused and conscious parleys at government level are imperative to enhance trade ...
 
 

Lack of security during gatherings
12 religious bodies announce sit-in
From Our Correspondent
HAFIZABAD: About 12 religious organisations on Friday announced a sit-in at Fawara Chowk on Muharram 10 against the DPO for not providing them ...
 
 

Three injured in accident
From Our Correspondent
JARANWALA: Three people, including two women, suffered injuries in a road accident near Moor 240/GB.
Wasif Ali, of Islampura, and Ishrat Bibi and Saima Bibi, were going on a motorcycle, when ...
 
 

Dacoit killed by villagers
From Our Correspondent
KASUR: A dacoit was killed by villagers at Kot Radah Kishan on Friday.
According to Kot Radah Kishan police, five dacoits were looting people by setting-up a picket near Pumba-Jhugian ...
 
 

Murder of schoolteacher
Police recover murder weapon
From Our Correspondent
LALAMUSA: City police on Friday recovered a knife and a red marker, which was used in the murder of a schoolteacher of Ghausia High School on Sep 28, ...
 
 

Wheat production target fixed at 19.5m ton
From Our Correspondent
MULTAN: The Punjab government has fixed the wheat production target at 19.5 million ton for 2015, said Agriculture Executive District Officer Shafqat Hussain Bhatti. ...
 
 

Impersonate held
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: Police on Friday arrested a youth for taking intermediate supplementary examination instead of original candidate here.
Superintendent Ishtiaq caught Moeen red-handed who was taking ...
 
 

Concern over inflation
From Our Correspondent
OKARA: People have shown concern over ever increasing prices of daily use items.
Talking here on Friday, the people said that the prices of vegetables and fruits were rising nearly on daily ...
 
 

Devotees cross Bahishti Darwaza on 2nd day
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: Devotees from across the country and abroad Friday crossed the Bahishti Darwaza at the shrine of Hazrat Baba Fareed Uddin Masood Ganj Shakar (RA) on the second ...
 
 

Accused commits suicide in lockup
From Our Correspondent
SIALKOT: A dacoity accused committed suicide in lockup of Pasrur police station on Friday.
Police had arrested Asif and Ashraf, residents of Daska tehsil, in a dacoity case and were ...
 
 

2 religious groups reconcile
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: Two religious groups of Chak 739/GB reached a compromise through the mediation of DPO Dr Shahzad Asif on Friday.
A group had registered a cybercrime case against a youth ...