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  • Special team to investigate Pishin stop explosion

    August 16, 2017 5:23 AM 1

    QUETTA: A special team was formed on Tuesday to investigate the suicide attack on an army truck at the Pishin stop of Quetta city. DIG Quetta police formed a four-member special inquiry team to investigate the August 12 suicide bomb blast targeting security personnel. The team will include CTD, CIA and special branch representatives which would be headed

  • Preparations under way in Lahore for PAT sit-in despite LHC order

    August 16, 2017 4:02 AM 3

    LAHORE: Preparations continued for Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) sit-in at Mall Road’s Istanbul Chowk on Wednesday, despite the Lahore High Court’s orders denying permission for Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri-led sit-in. The Lahore High Court and the city administration earlier this week barred PAT from making arrangements for a sit-in announced by party chief Tahir-ul

  • Federal govt spending Rs 75b on Karachi’s development: Governor

    August 16, 2017 2:43 AM 1

    Sindh Governor Mohammed Zubair has said that a Project Management Unit (PMU) will be established in Governor’s House pertaining to the Karachi Development Package (KDP) as the federal government in all spending Rs75 billion on the uplift of the city. “The federal government is fully paying attention to the development of the metropolis, the Governor

  • PML-N mulls over options for new party chief

    August 16, 2017 2:07 AM 1

    LAHORE: Leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have been unable to arrive at a decision over who would replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party chief in accordance with a notice from the top electoral watchdog following Mr Sharif’s disqualification from office. At a consultative meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Mr Sharif at his Raiwind

  • Senate body informed about steps taken to stop narcotics smuggling

    August 16, 2017 1:38 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control on Tuesday informed that narcotics and weapons could easily be smuggled into airports due to security loopholes. The committee met at the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Senator Rehman Malik. Briefing committee members over drug smuggling, Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) officials

  • Cabinet meeting called on by PM today

    August 16, 2017 1:38 AM 1

    Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi called on a cabinet meeting today to discuss the security situation of the country and the ongoing projects. According to the sources, PM will give approval for ad-hoc relief of federal and state ministers. He will also increase the basic salaries of the Cabinet chairperson, deputy chairperson of the Senate, parliamentary

  • Country needs one mega dam every decade: Wapda

    August 15, 2017 11:54 PM 3

    LAHORE - Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain on Tuesday visited Nai Gaj and Darawat dams located in districts Dadu and Jamshoro of Sindh. During a briefing after the visit, the chairman said that Wapda is committed for optimal development of water resources in Pakistan in view of rapid surge in water

  • CM calls for census of industrial units operational across city

    August 15, 2017 11:54 PM 1

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday directed the Industries Department to conduct a census of all industrial units working in the city so as to ensure implementation of environmental laws. The directives were issued by the CM while presiding over a meeting regarding installation of effluent treatment plants in Karachi and Kotri. A budget

  • PAT to go ahead with sit-in

    August 15, 2017 11:54 PM 3

    LAHORE: Irrespective of the traders association’s petition before the Lahore High Court against PAT’s sit-in (dharna) scheduled for Wednesday (today) on Mall Road, the party is determined to stage the sit-in according to its schedule with the plea that its venue is away from Mall Road, at Nasir Bagh, where it poses no threat to commercial activities

  • Govt promotes two air commodores as Air Vice Marshal

    August 15, 2017 7:47 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Government of Pakistan has promoted Air commodore Hamid Rashid Randhawa and Nasser ul Haq Wyne to the rank of Air Vice Marshal, according to a statement issued here on Tuesday. Air Vice Marshal Hamid Rashid Randhawa was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in June, 1988. He is a qualified Flying Instructor. During his illustrious