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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: General (R) Ashfaque Parvaz Kayani seems in no mood to break his silence, which he chose on his retirement as the chief of army staff (COAS) eight months back, even when his response is definitely needed.
There were at least two ...
 
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Wajid Ali Syed
WASHINGTON: The host of the much-hyped up Asif Zardari-Joe Biden dinner meeting in the suburbs of Washington, prominent Pakistani-American businessman Riffat (Ray) Mahmood on Wednesday debunked all kinds of wild speculations around the meeting and ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Israel has carried out more than 200 air strikes in the last 24 hours and over 3,250 since its offensive had begun against innocent Palestinians on July 8.
Quoting Lt. Colonel Peter Lerner of the Israeli military, the New York Times has ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Wednesday called for establishment of a commission to probe into the heinous crimes by Israeli forces in Gaza with Pakistan urging the international community not to remain helpless ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: Speaking on his programme ‘Aj Kamran Khan Kay Sath’ on Tuesday senior analyst and anchorperson Kamran Khan said that only one week of Ramazan was left and the country was already witnessing the spirit and mood of holidays. He said that the ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khwaja Imtiaz Ahmad on Wednesday constituted a new full bench to hear a petition questioning functioning and legal status of Model Town inquiry tribunal.
Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan will head the full ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Judicial Tribunal holding inquiry into Minhajul Quran incident on Wednesday summoned all the police officials who had submitted their affidavits before the tribunal for cross examination today.
The court also sought report from secretary ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: PML-Q senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Pervaiz Elahi has said electricity and gas of Punjab was bargained for becoming the prime minister and the chief minister while Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif kept their own ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) secretary-general Liaqat Baloch said Israeli bombing in Gaza leading to over 600 deaths in a fortnight was the height of tyranny and a slap in the face of the world conscience and champions of human rights. ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Wednesday sought a report from the federal government about progress in payment of compensation to affected families of Joseph Colony inferno. Zaman Masih and dozens of other filed petitions saying 30 out of 190 ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Haroon Latif on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of Farzana murder case by July 24 (today) after recording statements of two prosecution witnesses.
Farzana was stoned to death outside the premises of ...
 
 
Jamila Achakzai
Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has begun processing the pending applications of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) fellows for registration.
The development comes on the directions of the ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday restrained the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from an inquiry against two private medical colleges in the province about shortage of staff and lack of other facilities. ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) head Aftab Sherpao on Wednesday said the federal and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments had failed to provide relief to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from North ...
 
 

NAROWAL: Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing from across the border, killing one Pakistani on Wednesday. Chenab Rangers retaliated the attack and silenced the guns of the Indian forces.
The latest incident of firing at the control centre ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held in Karachi on Ramzan-ul-Mubarak 29, Monday (July 28) for sighting the crescent of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram 1435 AH.
The meeting would be held under the chair of Mufti ...
 
 

Bandits shoot motorcyclist in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD: Armed robbers shot dead a man here in the jurisdiction of the B-Section Police Station, Latifabad on Wednesday.According to police, unknown armed robbers intercepted a motorcyclist Habibullah at ...
 
 

Illegal arrest of youth
ASI gets imprisonment, fine
From Our Correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Rasheed Qamar on Wednesday awarded seven-day imprisonment and Rs 10,000 fine to an ASI for illegally arresting a ...
 
 

Governor to preside over agri varsity convocation on Aug 18
From Our Correspondent
FAISALABAD: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will preside over the convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on August 18, ...
 
 

Locals robbed of cash, vehicles in 12 strikes
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Bandits and thieves deprived locals of cash, cellphones and valuables in twelve 12 hits.
Three bandits intercepted Aslam at Kangniwala near plastic industry ...
 
 

Cloudy, rainy weather forecast during Eid days
Growers fear disastrous effect on cotton crop
From Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: Heavy rains are expected in northern and central Punjab from Wednesday night that would continue till the first week of ...
 
 

Eid shopping gets momentum
From Our Correspondent
NANKANA SAHIB: People have started shopping ahead of the Eidul Fitr here.
As the Eid is approaching, the shopping of the Eid is increasing as the people have thronged the bazaars. Some ...
 
 

Token fee counters in post offices
Vehicle owners decry staff shortage
From Our Correspondent
OKARA: Vehicle owners are facing problems due to shortage of staff at the token counters of post offices because only one person has been deputed ...
 
 

Girl raped
From Our Correspondent
PAKPATTAN: A girl was raped at Chak 56-EB on Wednesday.
The daughter of Muhammad Iqbal was on her way when accused Muhammad Asif allegedly raped her. Police have registered a case. Meanwhile, four accused ...
 
 

Mobile shop looted; dacoit overpowered
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: Four dacoits entered a mobile franchise on Shorkot Road and snatched Rs 50,000, mobile phone sets and other valuable from the owner on Wednesday.
Shop owner ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: The long-serving director general of the FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) was surprised when the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan suddenly removed him from his post on July 14, but he doesn’t harbour any ill ...