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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 16

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Eight, including bride-to-be, killed in house fire

RAWALPINDI: Eight people, including five young women and a bride-to-be, were killed when a fire broke out in a house at around 12.30pm where mehndi celebrations were on. The deceased also included three children who were asphyxiated by smoke on the first floor. The unfortunate incident occurred in a Satellite Town house on the Sixth Road. As per reports 17

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Mudassir bags National U-18 Snooker title

ISLAMABAD: Shaikh Muhammad Mudassir (Punjab) surprised former world junior champion Naseem Akhtar, also from Punjab, in an intense battle to win the Jubilee Insurance National Under-18 Snooker title here at the Pakistan Sports Complex Hall Tuesday. Rawalpindi boy kept up pressure on Naseem Akhtar to win 5-4 (2-53, 75-20, 55-14, 67-31, 68-29, 17-65, 8-80, 22-67, 74-25) to emerge 42

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Sohail Tanvir elected president of Rawalpindi DBA

RAWALPINDI: Syed Sohail Tanvir is elected as new President of District Bar Association (DBA), Rawalpindi for the year of 2019-20 here on Saturday. Under tight security arrangements, polling started at 8:00 am till 4:00 pm. The elected President of District Bar Association (DBA), Rawalpindi Syed Sohail Tanvir got 1097 votes against Shahid Abbasi who got only 571 votes 17

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM COAS urges traders to capitalise on secure environment

RAWALPINDI: A delegation of business community met the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Karachi, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday. The COAS apprised the business community about improving the overall security situation, especially in Karachi. The army chief asked the community to capitalise on the current 12

January 11, 2019 7:10 AM FC Balochistan kills two terrorists

RAWALPINDI: Two terrorists have been killed in intelligence based operations in different parts of Balochistan, ISPR said in a statement on Friday. The operations were conducted by Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan on suspected terrorist hideouts in Kalat, Kharan, Maiwand areas of the province, according to the statement. " Weapons and ammunition including 12

January 10, 2019 3:42 PM COAS Gen. Bajwa, Air Chief Mujahid Anwar witness firepower display by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the firepower display by Pakistan Army Air Defence. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, says Pakistan Army Air Defence displayed its fire power capability at Air Defence firing ranges 11

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Drive against loose spices, energy drinks

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has removed 185,767kg loose spices and over 600,000 bottles of energy drinks. PFA teams visited 574 places in Lahore Zone, 723 sites in Rawalpindi Zone and 660 sites in south Punjab for ensuring sale of spices in packing form. PFA disposed of 9,840 litres of caffeinated drinks of national and international brands manufactured 13

January 8, 2019 12:43 PM Top military brass reviews border fencing, security situation

RAWALPINDI: The 217th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pakistan army, progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afghan border, situation along eastern 20

January 7, 2019 12:29 PM Pakistani civilian martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces at LoC

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistani man was martyred and woman sustained injuries as Indian occupation forces along resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LOC) targeting civil population. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, said Indian occupation forces along LOC resorted to unprovoked firing in Bagsar Sector along 16