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CM Sharif visits Nandipur Power Station

GUJRANWALA: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said Pakistan suffered huge losses due to delay in construction of Nandipur Power Project. This he said while visiting the Nandipur Power Station near Gujranwala, where he was given a briefing about the project, which will add more than 400 megawatts of electricity to the national grid. The chief minister said 95% ... Read More »

ECP set to suspend 52 lawmakers

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has prepared a notification to suspend 52 parliamentarians. It is likely to be issued today after Secretary ECP’s signature, sources said. ECP says 1117 lawmakers have so far filed their asset details while 18 more legislators followed the suit today. According to ECP, three Senators, 13 members each from National Assembly and KPK Assembly, ... Read More »

President visits Mazar-e-Quaid, vows to restore peace in Karachi

Accompanied by Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, the president visited the Mazar-e-Quaid this morning, offered fateha and laid floral wreath at the grave of found of Pakistan during his first visit to the mausoleum since assuming the office in September this year. Later, speaking to media persons, Mamnoon Hussain vowed that he would ... Read More »

Nisar asks police, FIA to fire corrupt officers

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday ordered removal of corrupt officers from the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Islamabad police. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting in Islamabad. The interior minister asked NADRA to cancel more than 2, 000 illegally-issued passports and directed police to collect data of Islamabad’s slums. Khan said that all corrupt ... Read More »

Three die, 15 hurt in Toba Tek Singh train blast

ccording to reports, the blast occurred when the Karachi-bound train reached at Chatyani Railway station. The injured passengers were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. Sources said that the railway officials received threats on phone for giving extortions few days ago. Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique said investigations were started after Shalimar Express blast. He said a homemade bomb was ... Read More »

LAHORE: Several Parts of Punjab received heavy rains

The cities that received rains included Sialkot, Lahore, Islamabad, Nankana Sahaib, Mandi Bahauddin, Okara and other areas. During last 24 hours, weather remained hot and humid in most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershower occurred at scattered places of Kashmir, Northeast Punjab and Hazara division Read More »

Karak:17 passengers burn alive in truck-wagon crash

According to details a passenger van, carrying 17 passengers included children and women, was heading towards Bannu from Peshawar this evening when a speedy truck crashed into that from behind near Ambiri Qila area of Karak. Passenger van’s CNG cylinder blasted and vehicle engulfed in fire after truck’s hit and all passengers on board the wagon burnt alive. Three children ... Read More »

QUETTA: Four suspected terrorists were killed during a search operation

Sources said two security men were also injured in exchange of fire with militants during a crackdown against banned religious organizations. Police, Anti-Terrorist Force and Frontier Constabulary jointly conducted a raid near Magsi Stop near the Eastern bypass early Tuesday, on a tip off about presence of members of a banned outfit in the area. Sources said shootout took place ... Read More »

Rain Expected in Several Parts Of Country

Rain-thundershower is expected at scattered places of Kashmir, upper KPK (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar division), Islamabad, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha divisions) while at isolated places of Kohat, Bannu, D.I. Khan, Zhob, Kalat, Bahawalpur, Mirpur Khas division, the PMD said. During last 24 hours, weather remained hot and humid in most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershower occurred at scattered ... Read More »

: At least four people were killed and two others wounded in a shootout between two groups in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: At least four people were killed and two others wounded in a shootout between two groups in Shikarpur on Tuesday. The armed clash took place near Sultan Kot village. According to police sources, armed members of Kheer and Shar clans exchanged fire, killing four people and injuring two persons. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital in Shikarpur. Police ... Read More »

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