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July 17, 2018 7:24 AM Eidul Azha 2018 in Pakistan: Cattle farms start luring buyers

Cattle farms in Karachi have started advertising their livestock ahead of Eid ul Azha which is expected to fall at the end of August 2018. Although a large number of people in the metropolis visit the cattle market , known as Mawaishi Mandi, to purchase sacrificial animals, some chose to buy from different cattle farms established across the city. The traditional 10

July 15, 2018 6:43 PM Girl dies, eight injured after ride collapses in Karachi park

Karachi: An eight-year girl died and eight people were injured on Sunday evening when a swing ride crashed to the ground at a famous amusement park in Karachi, Geo reported. The Askari Amusement Park located near Old Sabzi Mandi area was immediately closed after the accident. Rescue teams and police reached the scene and ordered immediate evacuation 2

June 30, 2018 1:49 PM MQM-P rejects Sattar’s request to withdraw from election race

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) has rejected a request from veteran leader Dr Farooq Sattar to pull out the election race. Addressing a joint press conference here on Saturday, MQM leader Faizal Sabzwariu said that his party would seek vote on party’s symbol, not on any individual’s name. “Farooq bhai didn't want to contest the election 3

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Eid trains win passengers’ hearts

Islamabad: Special Eid package introduced by the Pakistan Railways has received an overwhelming response from the passengers who visited their loved ones in their native towns. Passengers expressed satisfaction over operational improvement of trains on Eid-ul-Fitr. Concession in fares and improved timings saved our time and money, they said, while talking 5

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Farmer’s eye gouged out

PAKPATTAN: Four accused gouged out one eye, cut tongue and nose of a farmer over an old enmity at Chak Salamat on Monday. Accused Ghaffar and his accomplices gouged out an eye, chop tongue and nose of farmer Muhammad Rafiq. The Rescue-1122 rushed Rafique to the DHQ Hospital. Police have arrested three accused. FOUR KIDS FALL ILL AFTER EATING TOXIC FOOD: Four children 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Man, wife among three killed in Sialkot road accidents

SIALKOT: Three people, including a couple, were killed and three others injured in two road accidents during Eid holidays here. In the first incident, a motorcycle was hit by a speeding car near Bhabrianwala village in the limits of Uggoki police station on Eid day. As a result, motorcyclist Zia Mustafa and his wife Tahira Rasheed were killed on the spot. However 2

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Visitors throng recreational places on Eid holidays

LAHORE: Lahorites celebrated Eidul Fitr with traditional festivity as a large number of citizens thronged public parks and other recreational places including Lahore Zoo, cinemas, Lahore Fort, etc. during Eid holidays. Heavy rain on early morning on Eid ended humidity and hotness and people enjoyed the weather by going recreational places. Children were seen purchasing 13

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Roads choked in capital as people pour in from nearby towns

Islamabad: All major roads were literally chocked during Eid days, especially on Sunday and Monday, due to the influx of holidaymakers from adjoining areas. Massive traffic jams were reported from the afternoon to night as the people thronged parks and recreational spots. The pleasant weather caused by intermittent rainfall contributed to the influx 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Pak-Afghan border officials exchange Eid greetings

LANDIKOTAL: Pakistan and Afghan border officials exchanged Eid greetings and sweets at Torkham border. The border officials of both the countries warmly met at Torkham border and exchanged gifts and Eid greetings. The Pakistani side was led by Commandant of Khyber Rifles Col Farrukh Humayun and Col Mubashir while Col Muhammad Siddique led the Afghan

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Gen Bajwa spends Eid with troops at LoC

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent Eid day with troops along the Line of Control, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief, accompanied by Commander Rawalpindi Corps, offered Eid prayers. He prayed for Pakistan’s peace and prosperity. Talking to the troops, General Bajwa lauded their 21