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  • Musahrraf says leaves his treason trial issue to army chief  

    December 30, 2013 2:23 PM 7

    ISLAMABAD: Former army chief and president of Pakistan, Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf says he leaves his treason trial issue to incumbent Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), Gen Raheel Shairf, Geo News reported. "I would say the whole army is upset. Certainly, they wouldn’t like anything happening to their ex-army chief, said the retired general while talking

  • Attacks on army, public not to be tolerated, says Nawaz

    December 30, 2013 1:56 PM 9

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while chairing a high-level security meeting, said on Monday that attacks on citizens and personnel of Pakistan's armed forces would not be tolerated and that the anti-terror draft bill would be finalised soon, DawnNews reported. The meeting was also attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Federal

  • PTI walay, ‘kon log o tusi?’

    December 30, 2013 12:51 PM 6

    After being beaten in the May 11, 2013 general elections in Punjab, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) came back to the heart of Lahore in their attempt to portray a ‘real opposition’. They carried out a protest rally on Mall Road against rising inflation in the country. Why couldn’t they give a tough time to the government by raising their concerns

  • Cops killed in attack near imambargah in Rawalpindi

    December 30, 2013 10:58 AM 7

    RAWALPINDI: At least two policemen were killed and another was injured along with a passerby as unknown persons opened fire near an imambargah in Dhoke Syedan area of Rawalpindi on Monday, DawnNews reported. The policemen were posted near an imambargah in Rawalpindi's Dhoke Syedan area where they were performing their duties when they came under attack

  • Musharraf should express his views in court: Rasheed  

    December 30, 2013 10:09 AM 9

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed has said that General (retd) Pervez Musharraf should express his views in the court. Talking to media here Monday, the information minister said that it is up to Asif Ali Zardari and Pervez Musharraf to decide whether the ‘Billa’ exists or not. He said that the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) workers’

  • Met Office

    December 30, 2013 9:35 AM 5

    ISLAMABAD: Director Meterological Department, Muhammad Hanif said that the intensity of the winter season is likely to persist for a few more days while it has already increased in Balochistan province. Talking to a private TV channel, he said that the cold wave will continue for the next two to three days throughout the country and is not likely to reduce

  • PTI must not instigate workers to use force, says Pervaiz Rashid

    December 30, 2013 9:28 AM 14

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid Monday said Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) must not instigate its workers for law breaking as the use of force in politics could give birth to anarchy and push the workers on the path of terrorism. Talking to media after attending the concluding session of 10-day celebrations of "Ashra-e-Quaid

  • Blast in Charsadda kills woman, two children

    December 30, 2013 8:21 AM 8

    Explos­ion injure­s anothe­r child as well. CHARSADDA: A blast in Charsadda killed three people of the same family including a woman and two children on Monday. Ajmir Shah, a police official in Charsadda told The Express Tribune that unidentified persons had planted a bomb at 4am at a guest house. Three rooms of the guest house were damaged in the blast

  • Packets of explosive material found near Musharraf's farmhouse

    December 30, 2013 7:34 AM 5

    Each packet contai­ns around 400-500g of explos­ive materi­al. ISLAMABAD: Five packets of explosive material were found near former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s Chak Shahzad farm house in Islamabad, Express News reported on Monday. According to the police, explosives were recovered from the green belt on Park Road. On Decemeber 24, a five-kilogramme

  • Current season’s record cold wave in the country  

    December 30, 2013 7:21 AM 9

    LAHORE: The country witnessing current season’s record cold wave, as mercury went sliding down to shivering zero or below zero in most parts, while Kalat remained frozen under minus 15 degree Celsius on Monday, Geo News reported. The country’s plane areas shivered in the grip of severe cold, report said Lahore witnessed zero temperature for the fist time in the current