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Businesses closed as MQM mourns worker’s killing

Businesses closed as MQM mourns worker’s killing

KARACHI: Business activities remained closed in various cities of Sindh, including Karachi, as Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) observed day of mourning to protest worker’s killing in police custody. With thin public transport on roads, markets and business activities remained closed in ...

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Rangers file FIR against MQM leader Amir Khan

Rangers file FIR against MQM leader Amir Khan

KARACHI: Rangers framed a case in Thursday’s small hours against Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leader Amir Khan for sheltering criminals in Nine Zero—the MQM’s headquarters and its adjacent areas. The rangers overnight lodged an FIR against the MQM leader at Azizabad ...

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Khawaja Asif sends India a tough message over Kashmir

Khawaja Asif sends India a tough message over Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Warning New Delhi of a tit-for-tat counterstatement, Defence minister Khawaja Asif says Pakistan is incomplete without the Kashmir region, which is bleeding under the bayonets of Indian occupational forces for the last sixty years. Asif asserted the Indian occupational ...

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Over 4.1 mln ballots printed without serial

Over 4.1 mln ballots printed without serial

ISLAMABAD: Manager Printing Press Corporation (PPC), Fazl-ur-Rehman, on Tuesday revealed before the judicial commission that more than 4.1 million ballot papers for 2013 general elections were printed without serial numbers. The commission, headed by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, is investigating claims ...

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Govt committed to restore Balochistan peace, says PM at APC

Govt committed to restore Balochistan peace, says PM at APC

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday reiterated his government’s commitment to eradicate terrorism and militancy from restive Balochistan province where gunmen killed more than 20 people on May 30 in attack on two passenger coaches. “Mastung incident is deplorable ...

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KPK minister Ameen Gandapur sent to jail

KPK minister Ameen Gandapur sent to jail

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Minister, Ali Ameen Gandapur, was sent to jail on physical remand on charges of snatching ballot boxes and threatening police during May 30 local bodies’ elections in the province. The PTI minister hoodwinked police ...

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PM chairs meeting on Balochistan law and order

PM chairs meeting on Balochistan law and order

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived in Quetta and presided over a high level meeting at Governor House of Balochistan to discuss prevailing law and order situation of the province. PM was briefed over the deadly Mastung incident ...

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Mian Iftikhar released on bail

Mian Iftikhar released on bail

NOWSHERA: Senior Awami National Party (ANP) leader, Mian Iftikhar Ahmed, was released on Tuesday after a local court in Nowshera granted him bail in a murder case of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) worker. Mian Iftikhar Ahmed, a former Information Minister of KPK, ...

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ECP orders re-election in PK-95 constituency

ECP orders re-election in PK-95 constituency

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday ordered re-elections in the PK-95 constituency of the KP province. The decision came after public outcry over reports that women voters were not allowed to cast their votes in the by-polls held ...

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Bilawal Bhutto returning after six months

Bilawal Bhutto returning after six months

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto is returning to Pakistan after six months as preparations are underway at Bilawal House Karachi for his welcome. Bilawal is due to arrive in Karachi later this evening. On his visit to ...

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