Qureshi calls for unity within the ranks of PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that naya Pakistan, not judicial commission, was the destination of his party. Speaking at Dharna Convention in Islamabad on Sunday, he said PTI has changed the course of politics in Pakistan. “Our aim is to bring new ideology and build naya Pakistan. This will not مزید پڑھیں

PM calls meeting on fuel shortage

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has cancelled all his official engagements scheduled for Monday as he would spend the day chairing meetings on fuel management, focusing on provision of immediate relief to the people. The Prime Minister, who had taken serious notice of fuel shortage, is expected to take important decisions in these meetings مزید پڑھیں

PM assures Punjab CM of accountability over petrol crisis

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday said that if even any minister was found involved in the prevailing petrol crisis in Punjab, action would be taken against him. The prime minister expressed these views while meeting Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at Jati Umra in Lahore. During the meeting, the prime minister assured the chief مزید پڑھیں

Shahbaz approves alarm system for academic institutes

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Sunday said that the National Action Plan is a unanimous strategy to eliminate terrorism from the country. He was chairing a high level meeting here on Sunday, in which the measures taken to implement the National Action Plan against terrorism and overall law and order situation in the province مزید پڑھیں

80pc of CNG outlets remain shut in Lahore

LAHORE: Reopening of CNG stations in Lahore following the petrol shortage could not help in providing relief to the masses as 80 percent of the gas stations remained shut in the city. Over 100 CNG stations reopened in the provincial capital while most of the stations in the city stayed shut. Long queues of vehicles مزید پڑھیں

De Villiers smashes fastest ODI century

JOHANNESBURG: Swashbuckling South African AB de Villiers struck the fastest century in one-day international cricket on Sunday, taking 31 balls to pass the milestone against the West Indies at The Wanderers. After coming to the wicket following a massive 247-run opening stand between Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw, De Villiers compounded the tourist’ misery. He مزید پڑھیں

Nisar sees long anti-terror battle ahead

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Saturday said that nation must be prepared for a long battle against terrorists. Addressing a press conference here, Nisar said that there was complete consensus among political parties for implementation of 20-point national action plan against militancy. Citing intelligence reports, he warned that there could be more attacks مزید پڑھیں

judicial commission would be formed through negotiations with PTI:Dar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that judicial commission would be formed through negotiations with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). This he said while speaking to PTI General Secretary Jahangir Khan Tarin by phone on Saturday. According to sources, Dar made telephonic contact with Tarin and asked for a meeting on Sunday. “We will resolve the مزید پڑھیں

Punjab CNG stations to reopen to mitigate petrol crisis

LAHORE: Six days into severe petrol crisis in Punjab, the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd. – the main gas distribution company in Punjab – decided on Saturday to resume gas supplies to CNG filling stations for easing the crisis. The decision was taken by the Federal Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi following a telephone talk مزید پڑھیں

PM suspends four top officials over petrol crisis

LAHORE: Taking notice of acute shortage of petrol in Punjab, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today convened an urgent meeting of top officials at Lahore airport on his return from Saudi Arabia. The prime minister directed provincial governments to stop black marketing of petrol in their respective provinces. He asked officials concerned to accelerate supply of مزید پڑھیں