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  • Business sealed for non-payment of tax

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    PESHAWAR: The KPRA Enforcement Team on Friday sealed the business premises of Awais Motors on Kohat Road for an alleged tax default on services of Rs68,177,660 under the Enforcement Power Rules 2017. The authority’s team headed by Deputy Collector Sharifullah and comprising enforcement officer, assistant collector, inspectors and other supporting staff

  • Punjab Food Authority team attacked in Murree

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    MURREE: A Punjab Food Authority (PFA) team, headed by Director-General Food Authority Noorul Amin Mengal, was attacked and held hostage near Murree, Geo News reported on Saturday evening. The team was ultimately rescued by the police. The PFA team was attacked after raiding a five-star hotel in Bhurban near Murree, the hotel staff first threatened the team and then held them hostage

  • FO contacts US State Dept over ‘mistreatment’ of Dr Aafia

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    TEXAS/ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan has contacted the United States State Department over alleged mistreatment of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist, imprisoned in a Texas prison. The State Department, through its spokesperson, confirmed that Pakistani made a contact over alleged mistreatment of Dr Aafia, who is imprisoned at the Federal

  • London-based doctor denies targeting Begum Kulsoom

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: A London-based British Pakistani doctor says a fake WhatsApp post has been used to malign Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif using his name and phone number. In a video message, Dr Farooq Malik Bangash regretted that his name was used to cause stress to the Sharif family. He condemned the person who used his name to pass on a completely baseless allegation

  • Woman among four killed in Bannu

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    BANNU: Four persons were killed in separate firing incidents in the district on Saturday, official sources said. They said that Farmanullah and Sherullah allegedly fired at one Tahirullah in Saidgi Bakakhel area, killing him on the spot. Meanwhile, Iqbal Khan allegedly shot dead one Sadiqullah over an enmity in Farman Colony. Similarly, one Izzatullah

  • CJP throws additional judge’s cellphone at Larkana court

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    LARKANA: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar got annoyed after he spotted a cellphone at the table of a local judge and threw it with a warning to avoid using the gadget while at work. Afterwards, the chief justice also ordered immediate transfer of the judge. The CJP was on a visit to Larkana’s Chandka Hospital from where he also visited different

  • Left chairmanship, not politics: Musharraf

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: In a video message released by the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), former military dictator General (R) Pervez Musharraf has clarified that he’s not quit politics but resigned as the party chairman after due legal consultation. “For my return to the country, I required three things: I may be allowed to take part in the election; my name be not put on the Exit Control

  • Israel PM says fraud charges against wife ‘absurd’

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    JERUSALEM: : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday dismissed fraud charges brought against his wife as "absurd" and said they were based on an "illegal" administrative ruling. On Thursday the Jerusalem district prosecutor filed charges against Sara Netanyahu, accusing her of fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy probe into allegations

  • Ex-Vatican diplomat found guilty of possessing child pornography

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    VATICAN CITY: A Vatican court on Saturday sentenced a Catholic priest to five years in jail for possessing child pornography while he was based in the United States as a diplomat. Carlo Alberto Capella will serve time in the small jail inside the Vatican police force headquarters, the Vatican said. The trial lasted two days and Capella admitted at the first

  • S Korea ex-PM dies at 92

    June 24, 2018 12:00 AM

    SEOUL: Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea’s once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday in Seoul, his aide said. He was 92 years old, and is believed to have died of natural causes. Kim was once a top figure in South Korean conservative politics, and along with former presidents Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung, is considered one of the country