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  • Bahria Town chief opens dialysis centre, emergency ward in Pindi

    October 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    RAWALPINDI: Bahria TownChairman Malik Riaz Hussainhas inaugurated a state-of-theartdialysis centre and emergencyward in Phase-8 of theBahria Town Hospital. The former deputy speakerof the National Assembly, HajiNawaz Khokhar, was presenton the occasion. Talking to the media, MalikRiaz said he was happy that thepoor would now get free treatmentin the modern

  • Pak Army team wins gold medal in Cambrian Patrol contest

    October 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    RAWALPINDI: The 11-member Pakistan Army team won the gold medal, for the fourth consecutive time, in the world’s toughest Cambrian Patrol competition held at Wales, UK. Pakistani team was from a Battalion of Northern Light Infantry, the brave soldiers from Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan, says an ISPR press release issued here on Friday. 134 teams from 31 countries

  • Judicial commission begins probe into APS carnage

    October 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    PESHAWAR: The judicial commission has started probe into the 2014 Army Public School carnage in which over 140 people, mostly students, were martyred. The Peshawar High Court on Friday issued a public notice, which stated that everyone specially the parents of the martyred students of APS, who have any evidence and want to record their statements before

  • Funeral prayers in absentia held for victims of Kandahar attack

    October 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    PESHAWAR: The funeral prayer in absentia for the Kandahar attack victims was offered at the Bacha Khan Markaz here on Friday. Awami National Party (ANP) general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain, provincial general secretary Sardar Hussain Babak and provincial deputy general secretary Aimal Wali Khan along with officials of the Afghan Consulate in Peshawar

  • Cotton arrival shows 0.74pc increase

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    MULTAN: Seed cotton (Phutti) equivalent to over 6,044,194 bales of cotton has reached ginneries across Pakistan as of October 15, showing an increase of 0.74 per cent as compared to the corresponding period last year when ginneries received 5,984,486 bales. According to the fortnightly report of PCGA issued here on Thursday, ginneries in the Punjab recorded

  • ‘PU to play role in resolving differences in society’

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed Akhtar has urged the faculty and students of PU Institute of Islamic Studies to play their role in removing religious and social differences in society. He stated this while addressing the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the new building of Institute of Islamic Studies near Sheikh Zayed Islamic

  • Better Pak-Australian cooperation in heritage, museology sought

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    Islamabad: Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson acknowledged good and friendly relations existing between her country and Pakistan and sought better bilateral cooperation in the fields of heritage, museology, art, and literature. She called on secretary of the National History and Literary Heritage Division Aamir Hasan along with first

  • Army rescues 13 people trapped in Diamer

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    DIAMER: A total of 13 people, who were trapped in Bahsal due to snowfall, were rescued by the Pakistan Army on Thursday, according to Geo News report. The rescued persons included seven children and six women, all of whom were living in Bahsal area of Diamer. They had gone up to the area, along with their cattle, for summer but were trapped due to unexpected

  • 25 stranded families shifted to safer places from Upper Kaghan

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    MANSEHRA: The police shifted 25 families stranded in the upper part of Kaghan valley to safer places after clearing Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road to vehicular traffic. "The road, which was blocked to vehicular traffic after the heavy snowfall in Kaghan valley, is now cleared up to Barawai. And the stranded people were shifted to safer places," District

  • KP Police start computerisation of criminals’ record

    October 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Department has started computerisation of complete record of criminals involved in heinous crimes and released from different jails across the province for a strict vigil on their movement and activities. An official communiqué said the computerisation of the record had been initiated on the direction of the Inspector