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  • Five special trains on Eid-ul-Azha

    August 22, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday announced that Railways will run five special trains on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.The special trains will run from Karachi, Quetta, Rawalpindi and Multan. The minister announced this in a meeting held with railway officials at Railways headquarters regarding restructuring of the Pakistan

  • Woman killed, husband, son injured by dacoits

    August 22, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    OKARA: Two dacoits killed a woman and injured her husband and son on resistance at Usman Block. A marble trader, Gul Khan, of Dera Ismail Khan along with his family lived in a rented house. On Sunday night, Gul Khan and his family were sleeping when the dacoits broke into their house. In the meantime, the trader’s wife Naheed Gul woke up and raised hue and cry. It infuriated

  • No trust motion moved against Charsadda Nazim

    August 21, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    CHARSADDA: The 50-member opposition moved no-confidence motion against the district nazim and naib nazim in the District Council on Friday. Hidayatullah of the Awami National Party (ANP) acted as convener according to the Local Government Act when the session got underway. Pir Rahmanullah of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) tabled the motion. It was supported

  • ETPB foils bid to grab land

    August 21, 2017 12:00 AM 5

    LAHORE: The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has claimed to have foiled an attempt of grab a piece of land of Gurdwara at Dera Chahal, Lahore.According to a spokesman, ETPB Chairman Siddiq-ul-Farooq along with other staff on Sunday reached the spot where some land grabbers were busy in constructing a wall on the land of Gurdwara at Dera Chahal. The land grabbers

  • Early disposal of expats’ complaints ordered

    August 21, 2017 12:00 AM 4

    LAHORE: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Vice-Chairperson Shaheen Khalid Butt and Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti have instructed the members of the Lahore District Overseas Pakistanis (DOPC) to expedite the mechanism of resolution of complaints relating to expatriate Pakistanis and proceedings regarding redress of complaints be properly and regularly

  • War Games to Begin as U.S., South Korea Brace for North’s Fury

    August 20, 2017 12:47 PM 2

    Military drills set to start on Korean Peninsula just after easing of recent threats between Washington and Pyongyang SEOUL—A new cycle of escalation on the Korean Peninsula looks set to begin this week when the U.S. and South Korea kick off annual military exercises that have a history of enraging Pyongyang. The long-planned drills come at a delicate

  • Iranian families to visit Saudi Arabia to identify Hajj crush victims

    August 20, 2017 11:13 AM 5

    Eleven relatives of the Iranian victims of the 2015 Hajj crush in Saudi Arabia are to travel to the kingdom to identify their loved ones. Seyyed Ali Qazi-Askar, the representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in Hajj and pilgrimage affairs, made the remarks on Saturday. The human crush in Mina, near the Saudi holy city of Mecca

  • Murder accused gets death penalty

    August 20, 2017 12:00 AM 5

    DASKA: Additional Sessions Judge Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali on Saturday awarded death penalty to an accused involved in a murder case of two people. According to the prosecution, accused Waseem, Abid and their accomplices had shot dead Hanif and Shahid Guhman over a minor issue in Bina Baryar village in the limits of Sadar police three years ago. The court

  • Efforts to ensure safe blood transfusion stressed

    August 20, 2017 12:00 AM 6

    ABBOTTABAD: Haematologists and blood bank operators at a seminar here on Saturday stressed the need for safe blood transfusion and maximum conservation of a patient’s own blood rather than depending on donor blood supply. The experts also called for the introduction and promotion of blood safety standards, particularly in tertiary care hospitals, to pave the way for an adequate

  • Blood donation camp organised at Indonesian Embassy

    August 20, 2017 12:00 AM 6

    Islamabad: To mark the 72nd Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, Embassy of the Republic Indonesia in collaboration with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society organised a blood donation camp at the Embassy’s premises, says a press release. The enthusiast ASEAN community including ambassadors, high commissioners, diplomats and their families