Noshki police recover vehicle stolen from Karachi

NOSHKI: Noshki police claimed to have recovered a vehicle stolen from Karachi in an operation conducted in Qadirabad area of Noshki in Balochistan province on Tuesday. One alleged car lifter was also apprehended during the operation. Following the directions of Inspector General of Police, Balochistan, Muhammad Tahir Rai and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rakhshan […]

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Nawaz ridicules judicial system by submitting fake medical report: Ch Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said the medical report submitted by PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif in the court, is fake as the signing doctor is living in America and he is residing in London. In a statement on Tuesday, he said the court should take serious notice of this report […]

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ECP hears election code of conduct violation issue

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday heard the matter of violation of the election code of conduct by federal minister Ali Ameen Gandapur in Dera Ismail Khan. A three-member panel headed by the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) heard the case. The counsel of the federal minister and his brother and the special secretary election […]

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Meeting with SILC committee: Sindh Governor assures to pursue gas shortage issue

KARACHI: The Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said that the government increasing the exports and reducing the trade deficit was an important component of the present government’s strategy. He underlined that the government was committed to improve the economic structure of the country and promote ease of doing business. He said this while presiding over […]

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Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan agree to further strengthen bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to continue bilateral consultations to further strengthen their relations in all areas of common interest. An understanding to this effect came during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbayev on Tuesday. Bothe the Foreign Ministers discussed all aspects of growing bilateral […]

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Legal Aid, Justice Authority established to provide assistance to poor: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed on Tuesday that Legal Aid and Justice Authority has been established to provide legal, financial and other assistance to the poor and vulnerable segments of the society. Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari told the House during Question Hour that at present the legal aid is being provided through […]

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Haleem hails SC decision on Sindh Local Government Act 2013

KARACHI: Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly, Haleem Adil Sheikh, welcomed Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision on Sindh Local Government Act 2013 and said that it would end absolute control of Sindh government over the local government system and pave way for creation of empowered third tier of government in the province. Haleem Adil […]

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ECP disqualifies PTI MPA for attacking polling stations

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday disqualified Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport Minister Shah Mohammad Khan Wazir for attacking polling stations in Bakakhel during the first phase of local body elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The ECP also scrapped the provincial assembly membership of Shah Mohammad Wazir by holding […]

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Rape accused cop sent to jail on judicial remand in Karachi

KARACHI: A court on Tuesday sent an arrested policeman to jail on judicial remand for allegedly sexually abusing an 18-year-old girl in Karachi. Police produced Mukhtiar alias Rana before the judicial magistrate after the completion of his physical remand. The court sent the accused to prison and directed the investigation officer (IO) to submit the […]

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