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JWP chief Talal Bugti dies

JWP chief Talal Bugti dies

QUETTA: Talal Akbar Bugti, the head of Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP), passed away in Quetta after protracted illness. He was 63. Talal Akbar Bugti was son of veteran Baloch politician Nawab Akbar Bugti who was killed during an army operation ...

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Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar

Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Earthquake tremors measuring 7.2 magnitude on the Richter Scale shook parts of Nepal, India and were also felt in Pakistan on Sunday. However, there were no immediate reports of damages or casualties. Earthquake jolts were felt in Peshawar and ...

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Pakistan sends aid for quake-hit Nepalese

Pakistan sends aid for quake-hit Nepalese

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s four C-130 airplanes on Sunday flew for Nepal carrying aid for earthquake victims in the country where over 1,900 people have been killed in a devastating earthquake. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a 30-bed hospital, medical staff, ...

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Nine militants killed in Khyber Agency: ISPR

Nine militants killed in Khyber Agency: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Nine militants have been killed in the latest air strikes in restive Khyber Agency today (Saturday). According to ISPR security forces backed by helicopter gunships pounded militant hideouts in Tirah valley, killing nine insurgents

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PM shocked over massive earthquake in Nepal, India

PM shocked over massive earthquake in Nepal, India

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in London on an official visit, Saturday expressed his deep shock on the reports of massive earthquake causing devastation in Nepal and Northern India. “The Government of Pakistan and its people extend their ...

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Three suspects held from Gujranwala cantonment area

Three suspects held from Gujranwala cantonment area

GUJRANWALA: Three suspicious people were arrested from Ward Number 3 of Gujranwala cantonment on Saturday. the suspects belong to Bajaur Agency. They failed to come up with any satisfactory response about their presence in the cantonment area during the election. ...

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LB polls in cantonment areas underway

LB polls in cantonment areas underway

KARACHI: Over 1.8 million citizens living in 42 cantonment areas countrywide are exercising their right to vote in order to elect councilors on 199 general seats today. Local bodies elections are being held today in all cantonment areas across the ...

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Political parties including PTI submit proofs before JC

Political parties including PTI submit proofs before JC

ISLAMABAD: Political parties appeared before the Judicial Commission on Saturday to submit proofs of rigging and their response over allegations of vote fraud in 2013 general elections. PTI  submitted a document of 125, 000 pages to the commission regarding the ...

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Karachiites want separate province for them: Altaf

Karachiites want separate province for them: Altaf

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain said the people of Karachi seek a separate province for them. Addressing a large number of people gathered at Jinnah Ground, Azizabad to celebrate the win in NA-246, he pleaded with the ...

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Sharif denies receiving any ‘wish list’ from Saudi

Sharif denies receiving any ‘wish list’ from Saudi

LONDON: Rejecting the notion that Saudi Arabia has slapped a ‘wishlist of demands’ on Pakistan with regards of ‘Yemen Crisis’, Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif Friday vowed to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Holy Kingdom if it’s territorial integrity was threatened ...

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