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More rains likely in KPK, Punjab, Balochistan

More rains likely in KPK, Punjab, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Northwestern upper parts of the country and different cities of Punjab received moderate to heavy rain yesterday (Sunday), as Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday forecast more downpour during next 24 hours. “Seasonal low lies over Balochistan and adjoining ...

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Pakistani air strikes kill 17 militants: officials

Pakistani air strikes kill 17 militants: officials

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani air strikes on Friday killed at least 17 militants in the country’s restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, security officials said, part of a major operation against the Taliban. The strikes came two days after the massacre of 45 ...

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PTI set to hold rally in Multan

PTI set to hold rally in Multan

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will flex its muscle with a powerful showing in Multan today as part of the party’s efforts to win PP-196 seat in the city. PTI Chairman Imran Khan will address the public gathering at Technical Training ...

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‘Final round’: Over 200 suspects held in Karachi

‘Final round’: Over 200 suspects held in Karachi

KARACHI: Around 200 suspects, including some wanted criminals, were nabbed by police and Rangers on Thursday and Friday in a final round of operation in Karachi where 43 people were killed in Wednesday’s terrorist attack. According to reports, police and ...

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Senior police officer gunned down in Karachi

Senior police officer gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: A senior police officer was killed while his wife sustained injuries after unidentified gunmen opened fire on their car here on Friday. The victim was identified as SP Aijaz Haider, Jail Superintendent Hyderabad. His wife was shifted to nearby hospital ...

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PM inaugurates Greenline Train

PM inaugurates Greenline Train

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday inaugurated a modern Greenline Train in Islamabad. The PM cut a ribbon marking the inauguration of the luxury train from Islamabad to Karachi. The train, also having the facility of wifi, will reach ...

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Zulfiqar Mirza gets interim bail till May 30

Zulfiqar Mirza gets interim bail till May 30

KARACHI: A local court in Karachi granted interim bail to Zulfiqar Mirza, the disowned leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), till May 30 in a case of rioting, Mirza, a former Sindh home minister, appeared before Sessions Judge South amid ...

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Pakistan sees RAW behind fresh unrest

Pakistan sees RAW behind fresh unrest

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry categorically said on Thursday that Indian intelligence agency RAW is behind recent incidents of terrorism in Pakistan. The key foreign ministry official’s statement came a day after terrorists left 45 members of Islamili community dead ...

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COAS chairs meeting over Karachi’s law and order

COAS chairs meeting over Karachi’s law and order

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif chaired an important meeting today (Thursday) at Corps Headquarters Karachi regarding law and order situation of the city. The meeting was called a day after 43 people were brutally killed in ...

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Karachi carnage: Business activities closed in Sindh

Karachi carnage: Business activities closed in Sindh

KARACHI: A pall of gloom hung over Karachi where day of mourning is being observed against Wednesday’s carnage that left 45 members of Ismaili community dead in the city. Business activates remained closed in most parts of the city, with ...

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