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LAHORE: A large number of Shahdara residents staged protest and blocked G.T. Road against alleged torture of police on a woman in Lahore

The protesters chanted loud slogans against police while alleging that police intruded into house, tortured a woman, Kosar, in their locality first, and then confined her in lock up after filing a case. At the other side, the police denied the allegations and said that the woman had occupied house of a lawyer and they vacated it on court orders. ... Read More »

ISLAMABAD: The new monsoon spell is likely to begin in the next three to four days

The metrological department says rain with thunderstorm is expected at isolated places Hazara Division‚ North-east Punjab and Kashmir during the next 12 hours. However‚ hot and humid weather has been forecast in rest parts of the country. Intermittent rains will continue in upper parts, the Pakistan Metrological Department said, adding that a new spell of monsoon rain is likely to ... Read More »

KARACHI: A large number of the people staged a protest against unavailability of water and electricity

According to reports, traffic was suspended due to the protest. The protesters said that they were suffering from unavailability of water and electricity on regular basis. They demanded smooth supply of water and electricity in their areas especially during the holy month of Ramazan Read More »

Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is not worried over London probe, said Rabta Committee’s Deputy Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, MQM MNA and Deputy Convener of Rabta Committee, inaugurated Khursheed Memorial Park in North Nazimabad area of Karachi. Siddiqui said while talking to media on the occasion that the MQM is ready for the local bodies’ polls in just one week but the 1979’s LB Act is a hurdle in transfer of power at lower level to ... Read More »

Pakistan’s new energy minister has promised to fix the country’s ailing energy sector in three years

As part of the new plan, Asif said Pakistan would announce significant cuts to subsidised tariffs for powerful industries in the next few days and boost investment to upgrade ageing transmission lines and power generation facilities. “The whole thing is a nightmare,” said Asif, describing the current state of his sector. “We are going for a surgery. There will be ... Read More »

Another citizen lost his life after he became victim of the Rangers’ alleged torture in custody

The deceased Bilal married three months ago. His body has torture and electric shock marks. But, the ranges officials said there was no such mark as he was handed into police custody. His body was brought to Jinnah Hospital from Sachal Police Station. It should be mentioned here that the rangers arrested accused Bilal alias Mullah on July 15 from ... Read More »

The son of a ruling party provincial lawmaker slapped and humiliated a police constable for daring to stop him at a picket to search his car

Sheheryar Sindhu, the son of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of Punjab Assembly Tahir Ahmed Sindhu, attacked a police constable at a picket near Fortress Stadium in the heavily guarded cantonment area when the latter sought to search his car. According to witnesses, Sheheryar first humiliated the uniformed police official and then slapped him in front of several bystanders. Read More »

LARKANA: Police led six-member gang, involved in young girls abduction from Karachi and selling in other cities

Larkana police raided a house in Sachal Colony, recovered many kidnapped girls, and arrested six members of girls’ abductors and traders from there. During interrogation, the captured gangsters revealed that they kidnap young girls, 16 to 25 years old, from Karachi and sell those in other cities for last 25 years. An ASI of Karachi police, Abrar, is leader, two ... Read More »

The Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet approved three projects for importing up to 1.7 billion cubic feet (BCF) of liquefied natural gas in two and a half years,

The Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet approved on Thursday three projects for importing up to 1.7 billion cubic feet (BCF) of liquefied natural gas in two and a half years, starting with 200 MMCFD in six months. A meeting of the ECC presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar agreed in principle to sidestep procurement rules for early implementation ... Read More »

More than 700 people have been killed in sectarian attacks in Pakistan during the past 18 months

More than 700 people have been killed in sectarian attacks in Pakistan during the past 18 months, says a US report released The findings “paint a grim and challenging picture for the new government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,” warns the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, which conducted the study. The commission urges Islamabad to take “concrete, resolute action” ... Read More »

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