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  • China condemns Mastung attack

    July 14, 2018 4:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy at Pakistan, Lijian Zhao has strongly condemned the Mastung attack that killed at least 128 people, including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Nawabzada Siraj Raisani on Friday. Condemning the Mastung massacre, in his tweet, Lijian Zhao said that they are deeply shocked and saddened, adding that the attack

  • Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided 'B' class facilities in Adiala jail

    July 14, 2018 2:45 AM

    RAWALPINDI: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been provided "B" class facilities in Adiala jail. The NAB officials took Nawaz Sharif and Maryam into custody,in Avenfield reference, shortly after their arrival at Lahore airport via private airline Etihad Airways flight# EY243. They were flown to Islamabad via special

  • PPP alleges CAA discrimination against Bilawal

    July 14, 2018 2:13 AM

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has alleged discrimination by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for not allowing its chairman to use Lahore airport for flying out of the Punjab capital while the PTI chief was allowed to do the same. “PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari was denied to use his plane from Allama Iqbal International Airport to fly to Peshawar

  • Six tourists drown in Murree drain

    July 14, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    MURREE: Six tourists lost their lives as they drowned in a drain in Murree late on Thursday evening, the Geo News reported. The youngsters riding eight motorcycles had come to Sorasi area of New Murree. On their way back late on Thursday, the tourists attempted to cross the Malach Bridge despite heavy rain and speedy flow of water, and were swept away into the drain

  • PPP protests stopping of Bilawal’s aircraft

    July 14, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Secretary General Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari on Friday protested against the caretaker government for stopping the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s aircraft from taking off from Lahore to Peshawar. In a statement, he said instead of giving fool-proof security to Bilawal, the caretaker government was hindering

  • My first aim is construction of dams, second paying country’s debt: CJP

    July 14, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar, has said he has two aims in his life and he will continue working on them regardless of whether he remains in office or retires, saying his first aim is the construction of dams and the second aim is to pay off the country's debt. The two-member bench of the apex court on Friday conducted

  • Exclusive: Nawaz Sharif's arrival; Abu Dhabi to Lahore

    July 13, 2018 9:04 PM

    Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif landed in Lahore along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Friday evening. The duo returned from London a week after being convicted by an accountability court in Avenfield reference. They boarded an Etihad Ariways EY243 from London at 12:45 am and reached Abu Dhabi around

  • Lahore: Bilawal Bhutto's aircraft not allowed to leave for Peshawar

    July 13, 2018 3:53 PM

    LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has departed for Peshawar by road after his aircraft was halted from departing. The party’s representative Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokar revealed: “The chairman was supposed to fly out to Peshawar today, however, they did not let the aircraft take off for departure.” He went on further to protest

  • 70 dead, 120 injured in Mastung blast targeting Balochistan Awami Party corner meeting

    July 13, 2018 11:38 AM 1

    At least 70 people, including politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, were killed and 120 injured in a deadly blast in Balochistan's Mastung district Friday afternoon, provincial Health Minister Faiz Kakar confirmed to DawnNewsTV. Balochistan's Civil Defence Director Aslam Tareen as well as Bungalzai both said the blast was a suicide attack. Tareen said 8 to 10 kilograms

  • BAP candidate Nawab Siraj Raisani, 24 others killed in Mastung blast

    July 13, 2018 11:38 AM 2

    At least 25 people, including politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, were killed while over 50 were injured in a blast in Balochistan's Mastung district Friday afternoon, Home Secretary Haider Ali Shikoh said. Levies sources say the blast targeted a corner meeting for election campaign of Nawabzada Siraj, a Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate from PB-35 (Mastung)