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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM NAB summons Pervaiz Elahi in forest land case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in connection with its probe into illegal allotment of forest land in Rawalpindi to a private housing society during his last tenure as Punjab chief minister. A senior NAB official told The News that the Bureau is probing the former Punjab

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Two children per family enough: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Terming the burgeoning population a ticking time bomb, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday suggested that two children per family would help control it. The suggestion from the top judge came during the hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to unchecked population growth. The chief justice directed the government, civil

January 15, 2019 7:43 AM Govt will 'need to take practical steps' if PPP does not bring change to Sindh, warns Fawad

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry warned on Tuesday that if the PPP is unable to bring change to Sindh and the chief minister does not resign, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government "will need to take practical steps". Chaudhry, while speaking to reporters upon arrival in Karachi, explained that the government wants "the PPP to bring change themselves"

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Dacoit injured, 3 arrested during encounter

HAFIZABAD: An alleged dacoit was injured while his three accomplices were arrested after an encounter with Vanike Tarar police on Monday. According to the police, Aftab Hussain, Altaf Hussain and their two accomplices allegedly stole fish worth Rs 2 million from the fish farm of Umar Hayat at Kharak village on Sunday night. After registering a case, the police

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 2 dacoits killed in ‘encounter’

FAISALABAD: Two dacoits were killed during an ‘encounter’ with police near Thikriwala on Monday. Allah Ditta Ranjha and an unidentified dacoit were looting people on Faisalabad-Jhang Road when Thikriwala police rushed to the spot and tried to arrest the dacoits. On seeing the police, the dacoits allegedly opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Man shot dead in front of police in Karachi

KARACHI: A man was shot dead on Sunday in front of police by a person allegedly due to a family dispute. According to SP Tahir Noorani, the killer, Sohail, was transported in a police van from Darakhshan Police Station to the residence of Munawwar in Bahadurabad on court orders to recover the former’s wife and three children, reported Geo News. Sohail 2

January 13, 2019 4:07 PM Man shot dead in Karachi over ‘police negligence’

KARACHI: A man was shot to death in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area on Sunday due to “police negligence,”, Geo reported. Acting on a court order, Sohail was brought by police to Bahadurabad to recover his wife from the house of Munawwar. Tahir Noorani, a senior police officer, said that the incident took place due to police negligence. He said that Sohail 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Trump thinks Pakistan locates in Middle East

TEXAS: During a border patrol meeting with officials, US President Donald Trump appeared to imply that Pakistan is located in the Middle East. Trump flew to the Texas border with Mexico to try to bolster his case for the border wall as a partial US government shutdown tied to the issue stretched into its 22nd day with no sign of new talks to resolve 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Killer of two held in TT Singh

TOBA TEK SINGH: Toba police Saturday arrested a proclaimed offender (PO), who had killed two brothers ten years ago in Chiniot. According to District Police Officer (DPO) Sadiq Ali Dogar PO Ahmad Yar had killed Abdul Sattar and his brother Azhar Iqbal in Chak 203/JB in 2009 to avenge the murder of his relative. Later, he was declared a PO by a court

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Government raises drug prices up to 15 percent

KARACHI: The government kicked off 2019 with drug prices raised by between 9.0 percent and 15 percent to provide much-needed relief to the local manufacturers after massive rupee devaluation in recent months, an official said on Friday. Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) said the current increase is due to 30 percent decrease in value of rupee 4