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Federal budget will be presented on June 12: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Saturday that the federal budget will be presented on 12th June, United News reports. Talking with media here, he said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif decided to call the first NFC meeting on 10th June. Dar said that the country is facing big amd many challanges like terrorism, economy and power crises but ... Read More »

Improving law and order is the biggest challange: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that law and order is the biggest challange and the government will make close contacts with intelligence agencies and Sindh, KP governments, United News reports on Saturday. Talking to media here, Nisar said he would continue to extend cooperation, including intelligence sharing, with all the provinces in order to improve law and ... Read More »

First US missile strike under new Pakistan PM kills 7

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: A missile strike killed seven people and wounded three in northwest Pakistan late on Friday, security officials said, in the first such attack since the swearing-in of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister this week. In his inaugural address to parliament, Sharif called for an immediate end to missile strikes, which many view as a breach of Pakistan’s ... Read More »

MQM observes day of mourning against killing of workers

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is observing a day of mourning against the killing of its workers and sympathizers today (Thursday). MQM Coordination Committee has appealed to the businessman and transporters to keep their businesses closed and vehicles off the roads. Responding to the MQM’s strike call the Sindh, Technical board has cancelled all the exams scheduled for Thursday. ... Read More »

Women, child among 5 killed in Quetta operation

QUETTA: At least two alleged terrorists, two women and a child were killed in a joint operation carried out by police and Frontier Constabulary in Quetta’s Kharotabad area early morning, United News reports Thursday. The exchange of fire with militants also left 16 security men injured when the law enforcers raided a house in Kharotabad neighborhood of Quetta on a ... Read More »

IHC approves Musharraf’s trial in sub-jail

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday approved jail-trial of former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf in a case pertaining to detention of Supreme Court judges during 2007 emergency imposed by him, United News reported. Police and other officials concerned appeared in the IHC which ruled that Musharraf’s trail will now be held in his Chak Shehzad residence which has ... Read More »

Karachi: Fourth patient dies as doctors strike enters 3rd day

KARACHI: Another patient lost his life due to the ongoing strike by doctors in Karachi’s Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), United News reported. The doctors have threatened to shut down hospital’s emergency ward as well if their demands were not met. The latest casualty took place in Neurosurgery ward, and the victim was identified as Rizwan, 24. Three patients have ... Read More »

Shahbaz elected CM Punjab for 3rd time

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday elected PML-N’s Mian Shahbaz Sharif as Chief Minister Punjab for the third time, a day after his brother Mian Nawaz Sharif was elected Prime Minister for the third term with majority of votes, United News reported. Shahbaz secured 300 votes from the 371-member house against 34 votes of PTI candidate Mehmood-ur-Rashid. Speaker Rana Muhammad ... Read More »

Shahbaz confident of ending power crisis and patwari culture

LAHROE: Newly-elected Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, on Thursday promised to eradicate the loadshedding and corrupt patwari culture by 2014, United News  reported. Addressing the Punjab Assembly soon after being elected as third-time CM, Shahbaz vowed to take steps on war-footing to end the loadshedding by introducing solar power systems and enhancing the capability of electricity generation. Admitted that ... Read More »

(Urdu) اقتدار کی منتقلی۔۔آج جمہوریت کے نئے سفر کا آغاز ہوگا

پاکستان مسلم لیگ کے سربراہ میاں محمد نواز شریف تیسری بار وزیراعظم کے عہدے کا حلف اٹھائیں گے۔صدر زرداری میاں نواز شریف سے حلف لیں گے۔حلف برداری کی تقریب شام پانچ بجے ایوان صدر میں ہوگی۔جمہوریت کا یہ حسن اور یادگار نظر پوری قوم دیکھے گی۔ تقریب میں شرکت کے لئے چیف جسٹس آف پاکستان، مسلح افواج کے سربراہان،غیر ملکی ... Read More »

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