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Tauseef-ur-Rahman
PESHAWAR: All eyes were fixed on a wall that was pasted with colourful papers, all having different messages. And flowers adorned almost all of the papers, some pink, some white, some black and some blue, showing the agony of Peshawarities on the ...
 
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LAHORE: Almost all the private educational institutions across the country remained closed on Wednesday to mourn the deadly Peshawar attack which had claimed over 140 lives. According to the President, All Pakistan Private Schools Federation, Mirza ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Following Taliban’s merciless disregard for human life at a Peshawar school on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to reinstate the previously “dormant” death penalty, a decision that has surely sent jitters down the spines of ...
 
 
our correspondents
MULTAN: Multan as well as all the Southern Punjab cities remained closed against the barbaric killing of innocent students in Peshawar Army Public School, while traders, religious and political parties, right activists, lawyers and labour ...
 
 
Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Two Peshawar school victims were laid to rest here and in Nankana Sahib.
The body of Umair, son of Arshad and class 8 student, was brought to Habibpura, Kamoke. Thousands of people from different walks of life attended his funeral ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Markets remained closed on Wednesday to mourn the death of the students and other staff of Army Public School Peshawar in a terrorists’ attack.
All factions of the traders were united on the shutter-down call. They a couple of days ago ...
 
 
Amir Mateen
QUETTA: Dr Abdul Malik faces unique circumstances in Balochistan’s history, as he happens to be its chief minister at a time that many see as a make-or-break situation. He exudes an odd mix of hopes and fears.
As the ruling National Party’s Mir ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: People from all walks of life here and in Khairpur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Nausharoferoz, Larkana and Jacobabad took out rallies condemning the massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar.
Traders shut their businesses for the day to express ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: By wrapping up his 126-day most turbulent protest that kept shaking Pakistan unabated, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan raised his stature from an irresponsible politician to a credible national political figure.
He ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: Investigations conducted by the security agencies have revealed that the dastardly carnage at Peshawar’s Army Public School was masterminded by the fugitive TTP ameer Mullah Fazlullah’s close aide Commander Umar Mansoor Darra alias Umar ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
More than four decades have passed since the 1971 war but certain facts are still controverted. Among these are the facts that the Indian military, the Research and Development Wing (RAW) as well as the Border Security Force (BSF) initially took ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Both rapprochement and protest are vital to resolve the real public and economic issues in Pakistan as productive protest can help in economic growth of the country while for personal objective protest further increases the issues. ...
 
 
Ali Raza
LAHORE: The Interior Ministry had already warned the provincial governments against an attack on foreign schools and teachers by al-Qaeda terrorists and directed them to take appropriate security measures to avert them.
Sources in Punjab Home ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has convened a meeting of all the Parliamentary parties at Peshawar for discussing the horrible Peshawar schoolchildren massacre.
This step in itself is commendable and well-timed and should be treated ...
 
 
Tauseef-ur-Rahman
PESHAWAR: The Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) has handled much bigger casualties of terror attacks than the Tuesday’s carnage, but the pain and agony witnessed in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Unit of the hospital was never so heart-wrenching and ...
 
 
Delawar Jan
PESHAWAR: Some 30 kilometres south-east of the city, a house in the barren Cherat was receiving a stream of people. The visitors did not fake solemnity as their grim faces represented the agony and gloom they felt. A stout man walked into the lawn, ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested Saifullah Director of Mufti Ehsan ul haq Fiazzi group of industries, accused in Rs6.5 billion Modarba case on charges of corruption, corrupt practices and cheating public at large in the ...
 
 
our correspondent
CHARSADDA: The son of army officials were among four students killed in the Army Public School attack in Peshawar.
Hayatullah, a grade-7 student and son of Colonel Sikandar Khan, Aziz, son of Ahmad Ali, and resident of Matta in Shabqadar, and ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: About 183 condemned prisoners, including 21 sentenced to death on terrorism charges, would face execution in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) prisons after lifting the moratorium on the death penalty.
The prime minister lifted the ban on ...
 
 
Yousaf Ali
PESHAWAR: Abdul Ali’s grandchildren are safe with him at home. None of them has been harmed by the Tuesday’s gory incident, yet he cries whenever he looks at them thinking as if his own kids were killed in the Army Public School tragedy. It made ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: A local anti-terrorism court on Wednesday dismissed an application of Tanzim Nifaz Shariat-i-Mohammadi (TNSM) chief Maulana Sufi Muhammad regarding acquittal in a case pertaining to attack on Kabal Police Station in Swat district.
The ...
 
 
Amir Mateen
QUETTA: The scene outside the Balochistan Assembly exemplifies the unique reality of the crisis-torn province. Every thing around here is tense.
Convoys of high-powered luxury vehicles (SUVs) with tinted glasses and bulletproof armour are lined ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Chief Traffic Officer Tayyab Hafeez Cheema issued a statement on Wednesday advising citizens to drive safely in foggy conditions.
He urged people to use fog lights and keep a safe distance from other vehicles. He added drivers should ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Punjab government has appointed Vice Chancellors of five public sector universities in the province. After the approval of Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Higher Education Department has ...
 
 
Syed Arifeen
KARACHI: While condemning the Peshawar school carnage, Mufti Muhammad Rafi Usmani has said that the act of Muslims killing one another is work of infidels and especially the Peshawar massacre is painful and shameful incident. He said those Taliban ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Candlelit vigils in solidarity with martyrs of Army Public High School Peshawar continued for the second day here on Wednesday with students and citizens praying for the victims and the bereaved families.
Hundreds of students and ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The owner of a TV channel which had been portraying itself as the biggest supporter of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) could not conceal his real agenda by ridiculing PTI chief Imran Khan for his decision to end the sit-in at D-Chowk ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: Senior Civil Judge Mithi, appointed by the Sindh High Court as inquiry officer, has declared the district management and Thar police responsible for harassing and forced expulsion of medical team of Liaqat University of Medical Science ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: The police of Khairpur and Naushehro Feroze shot dead four alleged criminals in two different encounters on Wednesday. While in another encounter one policeman was martyred in Naushehro Feroze.
ASP City Khairpur, Maqsood Bangash said an ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan is today much taller a politician than before for what he did on Wednesday for the cause of Pakistan and its people.
From the extreme position he had taken against the prime minister during the last four months, it was ...
 
 

Doctor kidnapped from Hafizabad
By our correspondent
HAFIZABAD: A renowned doctor was kidnapped by unknown kidnappers from Gujranwala Road on Wednesday. Dr Hafiz Fiaz Ahmad was going to his house from his hospital when the kidnappers abducted ...
 
 

12 injured in fog-related accident in Bahawalpur
From Our Correspondent
BAHAWALPUR: Twelve people, including four lady teachers, were injured in a fog-related accident near Chak 1BC on Wednesday.
A bus was on its way when it collided with ...
 
 

Girl commits suicide
Three among 2 women attempt suicide in separate areas
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: A girl committed suicide on Wednesday.
Khadija, daughter of Aslam, of village Mian Sansi, swallowed poisonous pills owing to a ...
 
 

Doctor kidnapped from Hafizabad
From Our Correspondent
HAFIZABAD: A renowned doctor was kidnapped by unknown kidnappers from Gujranwala Road on Wednesday.
Dr Hafiz Fiaz Ahmad was going to his house from his hospital when the kidnappers ...
 
 

Traders protest against police
From Our Correspondent
OKARA: Hundreds of activists of the PPP and traders held a protest rally against police inaction in connection with maintaining law and order in the city.
PPP district president ...
 
 

Train kills schoolboy
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: A schoolboy was crushed to death by a train at Janiwala on Wednesday.
Wasim was crossing the rail track near his school when the Karachi-Faisalabad bound train crushed him to ...