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  • Peace talks: PTI nominates Gulzar Khan for new government committee

    March 10, 2014 11:40 AM 22

    Gulzar Khan is an active member of PTI and curren­tly reside­s in Khyber Pakhtu­nkhwa. KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday nominated party member Gulzar Khan for the new peace negotiation committee to represent the government in the dialogue process, Express News reported on Monday. The government on March 6 decided to form a new committee

  • Indian soldier commits suicide in Indian Held Kashmir

    March 10, 2014 11:31 AM 20

    SRINAGAR- An Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Ganderbal district of the Indian Held Kashmir, said the Indian Police today. Sepoy Sunil was on sentry duty at Wusan camp in Kangan area, when his colleagues heard a shot on Sunday night and rushed towards him. The soldier was found dead. The reasons

  • Suspect trying to enter the Multan Airbase shot

    March 10, 2014 9:44 AM 20

    MULTAN- A suspect was shot and injured while trying to enter the Multan Airbase. The suspect tried to enter into Multan Airbase from the neighboring Jamilabad area, the guard intercepted and tried to stop him but the suspect continued his effort to enter the facility. The security guard opened fire and shot him. The injured was moved to CMH Multan for medical

  • UAE sentences Pakistani drug smuggler to death: Media

    March 10, 2014 8:33 AM 25

    The Sunday ruling by the Dubai court of first instan­ce is subjec­t to appeal within 15 days. DUBAI: An Emirati court has sentenced a Pakistani man to death after convicting him of trafficking four kilograms of heroin in the Gulf country, media reported Monday. The defendant, identified only by his initials W A, was arrested in a sting operation when a police

  • Conference: ‘Keep the govt informed of medical education needs’

    March 10, 2014 4:53 AM 16

    ‘Input from expert­s is import­ant to move forwar­d’. LAHORE: “Medical universities and colleges should come up with reasonable recommendations and training models to improve healthcare delivery system,” said Adviser to the Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique on Sunday. He was addressing the closing ceremony of a three-day Association for Excellence

  • Lahore: Three dacoits killed in alleged police encounter  

    March 10, 2014 4:49 AM 17

    LAHORE: Three dacoits were killed in an alleged encounter in Johar Town area of Lahore in the wee hours of Monday. According to police, police signaled three suspects riding a motorbike to stop near Johar Town Commercial Market after which the suspects opened fire at the police. The police retaliated and killed all three alleged dacoits. One of the deceased

  • UN intervention: ‘Advocacy group’s appeal will defame country’

    March 10, 2014 4:45 AM 16

    Govt called upon to retrac­e a politi­cal path for the resolu­tion of the Baloch­istan issue. ISLAMABAD: Legal experts are worried that a local advocacy group’s appeal for UN intervention in Balochistan’s enforced disappearances could tarnish the country’s image abroad. At the same time, they voiced hope that the Voice of Baloch Missing Persons’ (VBMP)

  • Clean and green: Senate body to launch media manual on environment

    March 10, 2014 4:29 AM 19

    The manual will contai­n basic data and necess­ary inform­ation on climat­e change. ISLAMABAD: The country’s first-ever media manual for journalists covering environment and climate change will be unveiled by Senate Sub-committee on Environment today (Monday). The Media Manual, aimed at promoting cleaner environment in the country will be launched by a sub-committee

  • FPSC (Amendment) Bill 2014: TIP raises objection over ‘person-specific’ law

    March 10, 2014 4:29 AM 23

    Says the bill is contra­dictor­y to the Suprem­e Court ruling on the NRO case. Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has raised objections over the Federal Public Service Commission (Amendment) Bill 2014, passed recently by the National Assembly to pave way for the appointment of a new chief election commissioner (CEC), Justice (retd) Rana Bhagwandas

  • Target killings: Week ends with killings of six people in the city

    March 10, 2014 2:02 AM 29

    Christ­ian, politi­cal worker­s, minor and spirit­ual healer victim­s of the day. KARACHI: The week ended in Karachi with the killings of at least six people, including two Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) leaders, a policeman and a policeman’s son. The ASWJ leaders were killed between the Bilal and Vita Chowrangi in Korangi when four of them were passing