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Balochistan to hold last phase of LB polls today

Balochistan to hold last phase of LB polls today

QUETTA: Balochistan took lead this time round in holding the last phase of local bodies (LB) elections; thus it will become the first province in the country to complete LB polls. In today’s final round of the LB elections, polling ...

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Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tuesday said it opposed a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during a recent trip to New Delhi by President Barak Obama, saying it was detrimental to stability in South Asia. The US and India ...

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PPP, PML-Q leaders discuss Senate elections

PPP, PML-Q leaders discuss Senate elections

LAHORE: Senior leaders of Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Q met here on Tuesday to discuss upcoming Senate elections. PPP Punjab President Manzoor Watto met PML-Q’s top leader Choudhry Shujaat Hussain to exchanged views on overall political situation in ...

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MQM stages walkout as CM defends LEAs performance

MQM stages walkout as CM defends LEAs performance

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Tuesday staged walkout from the Sindh Assembly session after Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah defended performance of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in Karachi operation against the criminal elements. Addressing the provincial assembly session, Shah said a ...

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MQM says its 35 workers extra-judicially killed

MQM says its 35 workers extra-judicially killed

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has said that its 35 activists have been extra-judicially killed, while dozens of workers are currently missing. “Heirs of our martyred workers are not being given justice,” MQM’s coordination committee said in a statement issued ...

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Three-day ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi

Three-day ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh government announced a three-day ban on pillion riding in Karachi for security of anti-polio campaigners after a police escorting a polio team was killed here on January 19. Ban on pillion riding is the first step that Sindh ...

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Target-killer lands in the hands of Karachi cops

Target-killer lands in the hands of Karachi cops

KARACHI: The shooter, who is allegedly responsible for the recent murders of a doctor and a factory employee, was collared here on Sunday night after an extensive seal & search operation by the law enforcement agencies. Reports have it that ...

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28 Balochistan districts still without power

28 Balochistan districts still without power

QUETTA: Around 28 districts of southwestern Balochistan province are still without power supply since nationwide breakdown on Saturday night. According to reports, the electricity demand in the province is 1650 megawatts against the supply of only 170 megawatts. Acute gap ...

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Govt not to switch off K-Electric power supply: Asif

Govt not to switch off K-Electric power supply: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said Monday the federal government would not stop supplying addition power to K-Electric from the national grid until a new agreement is reached with the company. Addressing a news conference here ...

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