Pakistan

Slight, heavy rain in different parts of Karachi

Web-Desk: (Syed Tazmeen Javed) KARACHI: Heavy and slight rain on Monday in different parts of Karachi reported. The metrological department added that downpour may continue for the next two hours. Rain brought a slight relief as cool breeze mitigated the humid weather in the metropolis. Areas like Gulshan-e Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Nazimabad, and North Karachi witnessed a light rainfall. Moreover,...

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Lahore: Umer Akmal Got Married

Certainly a news that will delight the Pakistani cricket team fans to the broadest. In 2010, it was Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirzais hitting the heads of every Pakistani cricket fan and now, its Umar Akmal’s turn to be in the public eye. Right-handed batsman Umar Akmal is all ready to marry the daughter of former Pakistani cricket team player,...

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KARACHI: Karachi police round up 99 suspects in search performance

The police conducting a search procedure has taken into custody 99 suspects at Gulistan-e-Jauhar. Constabulary along with Rapid Response Force surrounding the Madho Goth area in Gulistan-e-Jauhar launched a search operation of the information around the comportment of the accused involved in street crimes on the University Road, said the Gulshan-e-Iqbal SP, Tanvir Hussain Tunio. He stated this was the...

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Sabzwari upend concerns about misplaced MQM workers – Sindh Assembly

KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Coordination Committee has stated that security agency personnel in double cabin vehicles were capturing the MQM workers and warned the government to initiate a protest drive if such exercise is not halted before long. Sabzwari th Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly, claimed that five MQM workers were abducted by persons dressed...

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Orders to appoint HEC Chairperson in 15 days: IHC

ISLAMABAD: The High Court Monday ordered the government to name the Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) within 15 days. Chief Javaid Laghari’s  former HEC term had expired on August 26, 2013. On November 12, 2013, the government had selected University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar (UET) Vice Chancellor Imtiaz Hussain Gilani for the post on acting charge. On February 12,...

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‘Tax lifts up’ Ishaq Dar

WASHINGTON: Ishaq Dar on Monday announced to increase the taxes instantly later than having successfully negotiated new loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank here – Federal Finance Minister. The loans have to be re-paid the finance minister stated, as such, there was no choice but to increase the taxes. Revisiting defence budget was not possible,...

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ISLAMABAD: TTP discusses extending ceasefire in Pakistan

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has gathered to decide on extending the ceasefire in Pakistan and the advancement of peace talks with the regime. The meeting was halted at an undisclosed spot in North Waziristan region.   The TTP, which sounds out its previous requirements have not been gathered, presented two conditions for the dialogue to continue - immediate departure of...

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LAHORE: 9-month-old baby’s name erased from FIR

Police on Saturday erase the name of a nine-month-old baby from FIR, lodged in link with attempted murder. The police filed a case against the child for attacking them, On April 3rd. Additional Session Judge approved interim bail of the kid as he appeared with his parents. Already discredit police faced huge insult after this negligence as every news channel...

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ISLAMABAD: Raheel stresses need for preparedness

Army chief General Raheel Sharif stressed the need for preparedness to fulfill the country’s security challenges. “A high state of preparedness is required at all times given the enormity of security challenges,” he stated during a sojourn to the Sonmiani Range near Karachi to witness airdefensee exercises. “The highest measure of training and professionalism must remain our hallmark to accomplish...

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PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week starts fresh talent

Lahore: There's a good deal to look forward to at the seventh edition of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2014 (PSFW). The PFDC has also joined forces with the United Nations for a distinct project - PFDC for Women Empowerment with UN - where a jury of designers across Pakistan was invited to plan and produce world's most universally worn...

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Olympic workers stays on strike, disobey court orders

Pakistan has warned by the international Olympic Committee (IOC) that the country’s Olympic committee will be suspended in July except it complies with the rules that ban government interference. The IOC had set a foregoing deadline of December 1, 2013 in Pakistan to display that it’s Olympic Committee and sports federations are being run without hindrance. The International Olympic Committee...

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LAHORE: Najam Sethi, President of ICC Pakistan will recommend next year

PCB Chairman, Najam Sethi said it is necessary to fend for the Big 3 to play international cricket. Sethi added that Pakistan would put up the ICC President next year  Sethi held a news conference today after taking part in the International Cricket Council meeting in Dubai. Sethi told journalists that Pakistan would support the Big 3 with some conditions. The...

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Karachi: Pakistan should learn to play from Indian cricket: Moin Khan

India‘s continued dominance in the International Cricket Council (ICC) events and the Board of Control for Cricket in India‘s (BCCI’s) influence in international cricket has prompted Pakistan coach Moin Khan to admit that India is not just a powerhouse but they should contain a leaf out of their neighbor’s book. The former wicketkeeper-batsman believes that Pakistan fans, players and board...

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Islamabad: Pervez Rasheed said All institutions working under the constitution

Federal Minister for Information Pervez Rasheed said all institutions are operating under the sphere of the organic law. Speaking to journalists in Islamabad today he dismissed reports of deviations between the government and the armed forces. He said these rumors are being broadcast by those who thrived under dictatorial rules. He said these elements will not deliver the goods in...

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ISLAMABAD: CJP, Take over people’s freedom in garb of security, democracy cannot be granted

Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani said usurping the freedom of people could not be allowed in the warfare against terrorism on the pretext of national security and preservation of democracy. Addressing a full court reference in honor of Justice Khilji Arif, Chief Justice Jillani said human rights could not be neglected at any price. The chief justice added that Pakistan...

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Lahore shop gusts up by bhatta mafia, dozens injured

NewsONE: At least 12 people were wounded in a fire at a shop in Pakistan's Lahore city. Stores were closed while scores of people were present at the roadside restaurants that remained open till late hours. The bomb disposal squad stated that the fire was caused by the explosion of an improvised explosive device that took between 200-400 grams of...

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KARACHI: Remittances lifts up by 11.87pc to $11.58b in nine months

NewsONE: Remittances sent home by overseas Pakistani workers up by 11.87 percent to $11.58 billion in the period of time of nine months of the current financial year opposed to $10.35 billion during the very same period of the concluding fiscal year, the State Bank of Pakistan reported on Thursday. He inflow of remittances in July - March FY14 from...

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