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  • Sindh bans inter-provincial movement of flour

    April 25, 2014 1:33 AM 13

    KARACHI - Following ban on the wheat, the Food Department of Sindh on Thursday, imposing section 144, banned the inter-provincial movement of flour to Balochistan and Punjab provinces. Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar while addressing a press conference at his office at Sindh Secretariat building six warned flour mills to avoid hoarding

  • 4G tech inception to bring economic growth, prosperity

    April 25, 2014 1:33 AM 31

    ISLAMABAD - Owing to the sagacious polices of PML government, we are entering into the new era of latest information and communicational technology, State Minister for IT Mrs. Anusha Rahman said while chairing the high level meeting at the Ministry of IT on Thursday in Islamabad. The meeting was convened to review the progress of different projects

  • Gilgit-Baltistan alienation

    April 25, 2014 1:33 AM 14

    THE ongoing popular protests that have roiled Gilgit-Baltistan over the past 10 days are reflective of the growing sense of alienation the region’s people are beginning to feel. Thousands have taken to the streets in various towns of GB, with major sit-ins taking place in Gilgit and Skardu. The ostensible trigger for the protests was the recent withdrawal

  • CDA plans changes to building by-laws

    April 25, 2014 1:33 AM 10

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is planning to revise the building by-laws to allow more than one trades on a single industrial plot.However, the civic body is still at odds with the business community as the latter wanted to get permission for the commercial activities on the industrial plots. The business community has been demanding

  • The Sixth: Welcome to Bhanbhor, Sindh's latest administrative division

    April 25, 2014 1:32 AM 13

    Bhanbh­ore create­d after splitt­ing Hydera­bad. Joins Karach­i, Larkan­a, Sukkur, Mirpur­khas and Hydera­bad divisi­ons. KARACHI: Sindh government on Thursday bifurcated Hyderabad division, craving out the sixth division of the province “Bhanbhor”. According to notification issued by government, the newly formed division will be headquartered at Makli

  • Imran Khan condemns attack on Hamid Mir  

    April 24, 2014 10:07 PM 12

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has condemned attack on Geo News anchorperson Hamid Mir and said his party is against restrictions on freedom of media besides ban on any channel, Geo News reported. Imran Khan presided over meeting of party’s core committee here on Thursday. The PTI’s core committee regretted that the government

  • CM praises CCTV cameras for wheat procurement centers

    April 24, 2014 9:31 PM 15

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has appreciated installation of CCTV cameras at wheat procurement centers in Gujranwala and said that the system will be extended to all districts of Punjab next year. He observed this while presiding over a high level meeting for review of wheat procurement campaign, here on Thursday. He said interest

  • Woman set on fire over marriage refusal

    April 24, 2014 5:13 PM 13

    A woman was set on fire by her daughter’s suitor and his family after she spurned a proposal on Thursday. The incident occurred in Makhan Bela, a native area of Muzaffargarh, where 35-year-old Farhat Batool rejected the proposal of her 13-year-old daughter Tahira. The would-be in-laws got raged and they set Farhat on fire. She was shifted to a hospital

  • Turkey offers to open model Imam Hatip School in Pakistan

    April 24, 2014 5:04 PM 28

    Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter Faith Harmony of Pakistan Sardar Muhammad Yousaf met with the Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gormez to discuss possibilities of improving relationships between the two countries. Dr. Gormez praised the Pakistani poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal and also offered to open Imam Hatip School in Pakistan

  • SC issues notice to Shah in alleged rigging case

    April 24, 2014 1:25 PM 18

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Syed Khursheed Shah, Opposition Leader National Assembly regarding alleged rigging during general elections May 2013, in the constituency of NA-199 Sukkar-II. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja initiated the hearing of the case filed by Inayatullah leader of Pakistan Muslim League