Fri September 30, 2016
Zilhaj 27, 1437 A.H.
Imran faces daunting task of pulling crowd
ISLAMABAD: A daunting challenge that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan faces is to at least match, if not magnify his crowd at Friday’s Raiwind March, what he brought to...
Pak-India tension has eclipsed Imran’s march
Fasihur Rehman Khan
View from the Gallery ISLAMABAD: Legislators of ruling PML-N and allies tend to think that Imran Khan’s Raiwind march on Friday (today) has already been eclipsed by Pak-India tensions, and prevalent...
India’s SFC without its chief for a month
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: India's Strategic Forces Command, the entity that manages the Indian strategic and tactical nuclear weapons and decides the warheads' targets, has been without its chief for almost a month. A...
Indian journalists expose their government’s lies
ISLAMABAD: Three independent Indian journalists have opined that the only solution to Kashmir issue is independence of Kashmir. This came after Santosh Bhartiya, Abhey Kumar Dubey and Ashok Kumar Wankhede’s...
Pemra directs TV channels to stop excessive Indian content
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has asked the satellite TV channels and distribution networks to discontinue excessive Indian content and airing of Indian channels through illegal Direct to...
Saarc summit cancelled, not adjourned
ISLAMABAD: The Saarc summit, scheduled to be in November, has been cancelled, not adjourned, and its fate is not clear so far. Source told The News that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...
How different is Modi’s India?
Prof Stanley Wolpert in his famous book, 'India and Pakistan' said, “The most troubling potential obstacles to the viability of Kashmir issue is the possibility of the elections in India...
US asks Pakistan to act against terror outfits
Wajid Ali Syed
WASHINGTON: The US National Security Adviser spoke with her Indian counterpart on Thursday and maintained that the administration expected Pakistan to combat and delegitimatise UN designated terrorist entities. “Ambassador Rice reiterated...
India building seven hydropower projects on Pak rivers
ISLAMABAD: India has been violating the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) 1960 and building seven hydropower projects on Pakistani rivers which could adversely affect water security of Pakistan and flow of...
India responsible for sabotaging Saarc moot: politicians
Term postponement of summit a blow to peace in region LAHORE: Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani and other politicians have termed postponement of Saarc conference a blow to South Asian region and...
Wafaqi Mohtasib saves 54,000 acres of agri land in Balochistan
Obaid Abrar Khan
ISLAMABAD: As much as 54,000 acres of agricultural land in Balochistan has been saved from complete devastation through intervention of the Wafaqi Mohtasib in response to a complaint lodged by...
‘Dengue patients pouring into Rawalpindi hospitals from Islamabad area’
Lahore DCO says situation in DHA improving due to strict monitoring policy LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that dengue patients are regularly pouring in...
CJ asks lawyers to advance legal profession’s benefit to poor
Addresses newly enrolled SC advocates ISLAMABAD:The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, on Thursday stressed the lawyers to advance the benefits of the legal profession to the down-trodden and...
Modi enemy of peace, says Pervaiz Elahi
Asserts India panicking LAHORE: PML-Q leader Ch Pervaiz Elahi has said Narendra Modi is not only the enemy of Pakistan and Kashmir but also the enemy of peace. He said firing on...
Pakistan not to be silent on LoC violation, says Pervaiz
ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday said India was continuously violating the Line of Control (LoC) and Pakistan would not adopt silence on it. Talking to a private news channel,...
China, ADB to provide $8 bn for railway line: Ahsan
ISLAMABAD: In addition to $46 billion plan for investment in Pakistan, China and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will jointly co-finance main railway line (ML-1) by providing $8 billion concessional loans...
PM lauds role of private sector in LNG import
ISLAMABAD: Welcoming the investment by private sector in LNG sector, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Thursday said that the government had created the policy framework and investor-friendly environment for...
Indigenous vaccine production capacity to be enhanced
Islamabad: Future prospects of collaboration between the public and private sectors to enhance Pakistan’s indigenous vaccine production capacity were debated Thursday at the National Institute of Health (NIH), which organized...
Pakistan fully capable of defending its territory: Fazl
ISLAMABAD: Kashmir Committee Chairman and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday said Pakistan was fully capable to defend its territory and thwart any external aggression. Talking to the...
Misconceptions about polio vaccines damaging anti-polio campaigns
Islamabad: The misconceptions about polio vaccines being promoted generally among less educated section of the society and baseless, fabricated and unjustified material being posted on social media against National Polio...
Pakistan-Bahrain business leaders to drive forward economic ties: Javed Malik
BAHRAIN: On the sidelines of the first Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Javed Malik organised a special dinner meeting which was attended by...
Section 144 imposed in Hangu
HANGU: The district administration on Thursday imposed Section 144 to maintain peace during Muharram. The decision was taken during a jirga convened to review the security arrangements for forthcoming Muharram. Representatives...
Locals protestArrest of oil company workers protested
KARAK: Locals blocked Kohat-Bannu road for hours in protest against arrest of more than 100 workers of foreign oil and gas exploration company by police in Banda Daud Shah here...
FC foils sabotage bid in Dera Bugti DERA MURAD JAMALI: Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a sabotage bid and recovered a large quantity of ammunition in Sangsela area of Dera Bugti on...
ARIFWALA City News
Nine-year-old girl murdered over minor issue From Our Correspondent ARIFWALA: A nine-year-old girl was murdered over a minor issue here on Thursday. Imam Ali of Machi Singh had a quarrel with Jamil and...
BAHAWALPUR City News
Matric supplementary exams MPA’s son, impersonator booked From Our Correspondent BAHAWALPUR: Cantonment police on Thursday registered a case against PML-N MPA Malik Khalid Mehmood Babar Warran’s son Naeem Khalid Warran and impersonator Umar...
FAISALABAD City News
FCCI for extension in income tax returns filing date From Our Correspondent FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) president Chaudhry Muhammad Nawaz has demanded extension of at least one month...
GUJRANWALA City News
Railway station security beefed up after terror threat From Our Correspondent GUJRANWALA: Security at the railway station was beefed up after a terror threat on Thursday. An unidentified man phoned a railway official...
HAFIZABAD City News
Motorcyclist dies From Our Correspondent HAFIZABAD: A motorcyclist was killed when a speeding car hit him near Chak Chattha on Thursday. Safdar Imtiaz of Jaidke village was riding his motorcycle and near Chak...
JARANWALA City News
Infant dies From Our Correspondent JARANWALA: A three-year-old baby died when a tractor-trolley hit him in Mahallah Bashir Town on Thursday. Reportedly, Danish was standing in a street when a tractor trolley hit...
JHANG City News
Teacher transferred near home, but no school From Our Correspondent JHANG: An opportunity provided by the Punjab Schools Education Department to the teachers to transfer them near their homes has become a...
KASUR City News
2 dead bodies found From Our Correspondent KASUR: Two dead bodies were found from different places in the limits of Allahabad police station on Thursday. Reportedly, people informed police that a dead body...
MULTAN City News
Two women held at airport as bid to smuggle gold foiled From Our Correspondent MULTAN: The Regional Customs Collectorate arrested two women at the airport and foiled a bid to smuggle 14kg...
OKARA City News
Clerks observe strike against ‘unethical’ attitude of ACE officials From Our Correspondent OKARA: Clerical staff of the district coordination and tehsildar offices went on strike against the alleged unethical attitude of the Anti-Corruption...
PAKPATTAN City News
Urs continues on second day Baba Farid international conference on Oct 2 From Our Correspondent PAKPATTAN: The 12th Baba Farid international conference will be held at a local university’s Sahiwal campus on Pakpattan...
TOBA TEK SINGH City News
Cops laud upgradation From Our Correspondent TOBA TEK SINGH: Policemen Thursday lauded the kind decision of the Punjab Chief Minister of upgrading them. PRO Shahbaz Virk told reporters that during police darbar, the...
VEHARI City News
Lawyers observe strike From Our Correspondent VEHARI: On the call of the Punjab Bar Council lawyers of the District Bar Association observed a complete strike on Thursday. Bar secretary Chaudhry Masood told reporters...
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