ECP notifies parliament seats share for national, provincial assemblies

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday notified the share of districts, agencies, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Islamabad Capital Territory in the National Assembly and provincial assembly seats in the light of provisional results of the population census, 2017. According to APP, the ECP, in a notification, said that in pursuance of the Section 19(1) and...

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All parties protest: Qadri vows to end ‘sultanate of Sharifs’, concludes anti-govt rally at Lahore’s Mall Road

LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and other opposition parties on Wednesday kicked off their movement to stage a protest against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government on Mall Road in Lahore on Wednesday over the 2014 Model Town massacre. Addressing the allied opposition rally, Qadri thanked leaders and workers from all political parties for attending the show of strength in...

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Imran slams Sharif brothers, says no one expects justice from Punjab govt

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that both Sharif Brothers were responsible for the Model Town tragedy. “The two (Sharif) brothers are responsible for the Model Town incident,” said Imran while addressing a joint opposition protest rally in Lahore. The PTI chairman said that Model town massacre was preplanned as he knows sharif brothers for...

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Sheikh Rasheed announces resignation from NA seat

Lahore: President of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Wednesday announced his resignation from the National Assembly seat, NewsOne reported. “I resign from my National Assembly (Rawalpindi) seat,” he said today while speaking to the Tahirul Qadri-hosted protest in Lahore. Sheikh Rasheed also suggested PTI Chairman Imran Khan to resign from the NA seat in order to create...

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Nation only faces threat from Jati Umrah: Asif Ali Zardari

LAHORE: Co-Chairman of Pakistan People's Party and ex-President of Pakistan has called Jati Umra, a threat for Paktsan. Jati Umrah is the residence of Sharifs family. He was addressing the Pakistan Awami Tehreek led protest against the Punjab's government seeking resignation of CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif over the model town massacre. Asif Ali Zardari also showed solidarity with PAT and...

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NAB summons Shehbaz Sharif on Ashiana-e-Iqbal housing scheme

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has summoned Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif with regard to an inquiry into Ashiana-e-Iqbal housing scheme, according to a spokesman for the anti-graft body. The Punjab chief minister is called upon to appear before a combined investigation team at the NAB complex in Lahore on January 22, read a notification issued by NAB...

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Second Drone Attack near Pak-Afghan Border, Two militants killed

PARACHINAR: Another Drone strike has been reported, killed two militants in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan today, said Media sources. Currently, a second missile was stroked froma drone near Pakistan-Afghan Border. Read more:

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One injured in drone strike in Kurram Agency: sources

PARACHINAR: One reported injured in Lower Kurram Agency, an agency in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas, due to a drone attack today, said sources. According to the media reports, in Badshah Kot area, a missile was fired near a house from a drone. However, similar attacks were followed last year including December 2017, when two people were killed from a...

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Lahore High Court orders PAT led protest to end by midnight

LAHORE: Lahore High Court has  ordered Pakistan Awami Tehreek led protest to end by midnight. The court announced the e judgment on the petition of Traders of Mall Road and Advocate AK Dogar seeking the court to stop Pakistan Awami Tehreek led protest. However it is pertinent to mention the same Lahore High Court allowed the home coming rally of former...

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CM Punjab assures government is nearing to apprehend the Zainab’s killer

KASUR: Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has once again assured that the Punjab government is nearing to the main culprit behind the murder of a 7 year old minor Zainab, who was raped multiple times and killed. However he has not given a final date and deadline about when the killer(s) of Zainab would be brought to the realm...

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Bomb blast in Chaman, 5 injured including 2 policemen

CHAMAN: A bomb blast has been reported near Press Club in Chaman, today. According to the sources 5 people have been wounded including two policemen. The homemade grenade was exploded near a vehicle at Edhi Naka town in Chaman. According to the sources, the Armed forces have taken control of the area.

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Anti- Shehbaz Sharif protest, PAT seeking resignation of Shehbaz Sharif on the Model town massacre

LAHORE:  Pakistan Awami Tehreek is  ready to stage a sit-in at Mal Road today. The Chief of PAT Dr.Tahir-ul-Qadri has demanded the Punjab's Police to provide high alert security to the PAT protesters The PAT is protesting against the Punjab's Government, seeking resignation from the Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on the report of Baqir...

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Model Town Massacre Protest: Imran, Zardari to be sharing same stage, claims Tahir-ul-Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek's Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri  claimed that Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari will be sharing the same container, staged to protest against the Punjab government seeking Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif's and Law Minister Rana Sanaullah's resignation. However he has not made it clear that both the party leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Peoples Party...

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Pakistan’s Future right direction lies on Educational Revolution: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister of Pakistan Ahsan Iqbal has said that the future right course of direction lies on the educational revolution following the industrial revolution. He was addressing an event at the President House to mark the Message of Pakistan — a document by clerics of all schools of thought condemning terrorism and suicide bombings. On Monday, details emerged of...

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Zainab murder case: Khursheed Shah claims Govt arrested innocent people for its paperwork,

KASUR: Opposition Leader and Pakistan People's Party stalwartKhurshid Shah claimed that the government has arrested innocent people in connection with the Zainab murder case for its paperwork. Zainab, aged 7, was kidnapped on January 4 from near her aunt’s house in Kasur. Her body was discovered five days later from a garbage pile. The post-mortem report revealed that Zainab had...

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