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  • Musharraf treason: Court reserves order on provision of documents till June 13  

    June 5, 2014 8:21 AM 9

    ISLAMABAD: The special court trying former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the constitution has reserved the order on provision of additional documents to the defence counsel till June 13, Geo News reported on Thursday. The three-judge bench headed by Justice Faisal Arab, comprising Justice Tahira Safdar and Justice Yawar

  • Multan Metro Bus project will complete within a year: CM Shahbaz

    June 5, 2014 8:13 AM 18

    Metro Bus project in Multan will be inaugurated on August 14 this year. MULTAN (Web Desk) - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday said the 30-kilometer long route for Metro Bus project in Multan will be completed within a year, Dunya News reported. Talking to media at airport, the Chief Minister said the project will be inaugurated on August

  • Pakistani Taliban Claim Attacks on Security Forces ‹ Newsweek Pakistan

    June 5, 2014 8:06 AM 10

    The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attacks on security forces in Bajaur Agency and Fateh Jang, adding that this is retaliation for military strikes. The suicide bombing targeting security forces in Fateh Jang and indiscriminate firing on a border post in Bajaur killed at least 12 people, including two senior officers

  • What about other Americans held captive?

    June 5, 2014 7:56 AM 11

    Bergdahl spent 5 years in captivity before US reached agreement for prisoner swap The recent release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban in Afghanistan has refocused attention on some of the other Americans held captive in that region. Bergdahl spent five years in the hands of the Taliban before the U.S. government reached an agreement for a prisoner

  • Australia issues warning against travel to Pakistan

    June 5, 2014 7:50 AM 5

    ISLAMABAD: The Australian Government on Wednesday issued a travel advisory for its citizens who intend to travel to Pakistan, asking them to reconsider their travel plans following a volatile security situation across Pakistan. “We strongly advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan at this time due to the very high threat of terrorist

  • Multan to receive ‘big city’ status: Shahbaz Sharif

    June 5, 2014 7:16 AM 185

    By Ahmed Farooq | Jun 5th, 2014 | 12:12 pm | ( ) MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced to give ‘big city’ status to Multan here on Thursday. Punjab CM is on one day trip to Multan to review the Metro Bus project. While talking about the cost of the project, he said that Metro Bus project in Multan will require 30 billion rupees for its completion

  • Fateh Jang attack: Funeral of Colonel Zahir held in Peshawar | PAKISTAN

    June 5, 2014 6:49 AM 9

    PESHAWAR: The funeral prayer of Colonel Zahir Shah, who was martyred in a suicide attack in Fateh Jang on Wednesday, was offered in Peshawar on Thursday, Geo News reported. The high rank civil and military officials along with the local elders attended the funeral prayer of the martyred officer. Strict security measures were made for the funeral. Late Colonel

  • By-election: Polling underway in PK-45 Abbottabad

    June 5, 2014 6:45 AM 10

    ABBOTTABAD (Web Desk) - Polling is underway for by-election in PK-45 constituency of Abbottabad, Dunya News reported. Pakistan Muslims League Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Sardar Faryad, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI) Ali Asghar Khan, Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Manzoor Mumtaz and Janhangir Khan of Peoples Party Shaheed Bhutto are contesting the election

  • Special court to resume treason case hearing against Musharraf today  

    June 5, 2014 6:01 AM 8

    ISLAMABAD: The special court trying former President General (retd) Pervez Mushahrraf under Article 6 of the constitution will resume the hearing on Thursday (today), Geo News reported. The three-judge bench headed by Justice Faisal Arab, comprising Justice Tahira Safdar and Justice Yawar Ali, will resume the hearing. On Wednesday, the court had adjourned

  • Fateh Jang suicide attack: Col. Zahir Shah and Col. Arshad laid to rest

    June 5, 2014 5:41 AM 8

    The suicide attack took place on Wednesday, on a road outside the town of Fateh Jang. (Web Desk) - Colonel Muhammad Zahir and Colonel Arshad Hussain, who embraced martyrdom yesterday in a suicide attack near Tarnol, Rawalpindi, were laid to rest in their ancestral towns with full military honour, Dunya News reported on Thursday. Colonel Zahir Shah’s