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October 23, 2018 12:00 AM PM did not order probe against any minister: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said Monday that prime minister had not ordered probe against any of his cabinet ministers. “There is no probe against any minister, neither PM commented on any such probe. PM did emphasis that he will not tolerate any corruption, it’s absolutely unethical for a newspaper to make such headline

October 23, 2018 12:00 AM Govt urged to arrest killers of ASWJ leader

PESHAWAR: The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) has warned the government to launch a protest demonstration across the province if the murderers of their party leader were not arrested forthwith. Speaking at a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Monday, Maulana Fakhre Alam Siddique, ASWJ district convener, said that the party district president Maulana

October 23, 2018 12:00 AM 26 states to attend APA meetings in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: The Senate of Pakistan, the House of Federation, is hosting the first-ever Asian parliamentary representatives at Gwadar, the future hub of Asian trade, in connection with the committee meetings of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) from October 29 to 31. The committee meetings will host the parliamentary delegates from 26 Asian countries

October 22, 2018 5:45 AM Russian troops in Pakistan for joint militray training

ISLAMABAD: A Russian Army Contingent has arrived in Pakistan to participate in Pak-Russia Joint Training Excercise ‘Druzhba-III’, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a statement Monday. "This is 3rd exercise as part of Pak-Russia bilateral training cooperation. The 1st Exercise was held in Pakistan during 2016, while 2nd in Russia during 2017, he further

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM KP CM may attend handing of Swat security to civil administration

MINGORA: KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan is likely to attend a ceremony today where the security affairs of Swat district would be handed over to the civilian administration. The ceremony is expected to be held at the Saidu Sharif airport at Kanju. The chief minister would also attend the opening ceremony of the Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Housing

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM 70 arrested in Kohat search

KOHAT: The police on Sunday arrested 70 suspected persons including 10 proclaimed offenders (PO) during search and strike operations in various areas in the district, official sources said. They said that the police party led by in-charge Jangalkhel Police Station, Sabir Hussain Baloch launched search and strike operations in various areas and arrested

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM PAF down Navy to cement top spot

KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) extended their lead at the summit when they defeated Navy 2-0 thanks to Faisal’s double in their vital match of the 12th Pakistan Premier Football League at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore, on Sunday. Having got the assistance of a few international players, PAF, who have emerged as a strong side, took the lead in the 33rd minute

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM Permission for tax-free shotgun import sought

KARACHI: National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) has requested Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination to allow duty-free import of shotgun and cartridges for Usman Chand who aims to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In a letter to Dr Fahmida Mirza, Executive Vice President NRAP Javaid S Lodhi has said that Usman was a talented shooter who could

October 22, 2018 12:00 AM Lioness kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis zoo

INDIANAPOLIS: A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs, suffocating her mate by inflicting injuries to his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo in an attack not fully understood by zoo staff. The lions had been held together at the zoo for eight years, producing three cubs in 2015, and zookeepers had never before noticed any aggression between the two, the zoo said in a statement

October 21, 2018 12:00 AM IS frees six Syria: Druze women, children after 3-month ordeal

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group has released two women and four children among 27 surviving Druze hostages it seized during a deadly July attack on the minority community´s heartland in southern Syria. State television broadcast footage of the six arriving in the city of Sweida on Saturday, joyful at being reunited with their families but haggard after