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Ehtrame Ramazan Ord being violated

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

HAFIZABADLocal religious parties have expressed their resentment over the violation of Ehtram-e-Ramazan Ordinance as edibles are sold during the fasting hours. Abdul Hameed Rahmani, the general ...

Cops booked for ‘snatching’ cash, valuables

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

HAFIZABADThe police have registered a case against official gunman, driver, Police Qoumi Razakar and two others on the charge of snatching cash, cell phone and gold ornaments from a citizen of ...

Women gang-raped at gunpoint

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

DASKATwo women were raped in separate incidents in Daska tehsil here. In village Bakhapur-Motra, Riffat, a married woman, was allegedly gang raped by Iftikhar Ahmed and another person at gunpoint at ...

Rs28m donated for IDPs

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LALAMUSA A delegation comprising Gujrat DCO Liaquat Ali Chatta, MPAs - Haji Imran Zafar, Muaeen Nawaz, former MPA Haji Nasar and MNAs of Gujrat District called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif ...

Park near River Chenab on cards

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LALAMUSA The Punjab government has decided to build a beautiful public park, over 92 acres of land on the bank of River Chenab at cost of Rs100 million. This was disclosed by Gujrat DCO Liquat Ali ...

Active Citizens Programme at MUST

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

MIRPUR (AJK)A ceremony was held to mark the recently concluded Active Citizens Programme hosted by the British Council in Mirpur University of Science and Technology recently.Applauding the role of ...

15 Afghan suspects held

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

HAFIZABADThe Pindi Bhattian police have raided different places and have rounded up 15 suspects. All the suspects belong to Afghanistan and they were shifted to undisclosed place for ...

Violence, mishaps devour 13 lives

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

JHANG/FAISALABAD/TOBA TEK SINGH/HAFIZABADAt least 13 persons including seven women and a minor were killed in different incidents of violence, enmity and other mishaps over the past 48 ...

Naeem steps down as CEO Wateen

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - Naeem Zamindar has stepped down as CEO and Board Member of Wateen Telecom, Pakistan after completing a three and a half year-tenure that led to the restructuring and reorganization of ...

Governor opens home-based workers exhibition

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar urged the women to play their due role for economic turnaround which would remain a dream without their participation.He was speaking at the ...

Fresh notes issued to banks for distribution:State Bank

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

KARACHI - State Bank of Pakistan has decided to further facilitate issuance of fresh currency notes to members of general public during ongoing month of Ramazan. For the purpose, the field offices of ...

Bancassurance largest distribution channel for insurance sector

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

KARACHI - Bancassurance is the largest distribution channel for insurance industry and has been a tremendous factor in reaching customers not only in the urban centers but also in the remote rural ...

FBR holds one-day seminar on budgetary changes

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

islamabad - A one-day seminar on “Budgetary changes brought in through Finance Act 2014” was held at Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Headquarters here in the capital.Member Facilitation ...

Over 300 foreigners to attend IPEX 2014

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - The three-day International Poultry Expo 2014 will be held from Sept 25 to 27 under the auspices of Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) at Expo Centre, Lahore.This was stated by the chief ...

Nine illegal VoIP gateway exchanges seized

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

Islamabad : Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) along with Federal Investigation agency (FIA) conducted two successful raids in Sialkot and seized nine functional illegal VoIP gateway ...

CA deficit jumps 17pc to $2.9b

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

Karachi - The Current Account (CA) deficit witnessed a jump of 17pc YOY in FY14 to $2.9 billion as against $2.5 billion during last year and significantly up from budgeted estimate of $2.4 billion ...

KSE gains 63 points on rising cement exports

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

karachi - Stocks closed higher in the earnings announcements session at KSE led by oil and fertilizer sector stocks on strong earnings outlook.At local equity market benchmark KSE-100 share index ...

Wapda saves Rs 24.38b thru hydel power

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

lahore - Wapda delivered 31.084 billion units of hydel electricity to the National Grid during the fiscal year 2013-14 as compared to 29.560 billion units in 2012-13, registering an increase of 1.524 ...

China to set up 1,800mw three solar projects

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

lahore - A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and a prominent Chinese company Zonergy here on Wednesday under which he Chinese company will set up a 900mw solar project ...

Dar took every possible step to bring potato rate down

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD -  Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has taken all the necessary actions to allow duty and taxes free import of potatoes to reduce its price in the country.“The finance minister ...

Cable operators assure minister of following Pemra laws

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - A delegation of Cable Operators Association of Pakistan headed by its chairman Syed Ghufran Mujtaba called on Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday.The cable operators ...

Country’s situation affords no negative politics: Shahbaz

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said there is no room for negative politics as the country is passing through critical phase. “Pak army is fighting for the country’s survival and ...

Qureshi flays PPP over NRO issue

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - Hinting at the possibility of PAT support for PTI’s Azadi March on August 14th, PTI Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that there is no deadlock between the two parties ...

SC rejects CoC petition against CM

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed contempt of court application against Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for ignoring a senior officer in appointment of Director Public ...

Man held carrying heroin to Italy

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

RAWALPINDI - Pakistan Customs foiled a bid to smuggle heroin to Italy and arrested a drug smuggler, informed sources here on Wednesday.According to the sources, Pakistan Customs stopped a passenger, ...

Pak students shine at Beijing summer camp

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Twelve Pakistani middle-school students earned singular honour by taking a leading position among 600 foreign students while participating at 11-day Beijing International Summer Camp ...

Tribunal re-summons police officials

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE - Inquiry Tribunal comprising Justice Ali Baqar Najfi Wednesday re-summoned all police officials who had submitted their sworn affidavits for cross-examination on Thursday in Model Town ...

Man guns down girl on marriage issue

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - A family dispute claimed life of a teenager in the suburbs of Islamabad early Wednesday morning. Haider Ali, the accused, shot dead Samia, 17, a second year student, on her refusal to ...

Security stepped up ahead of Eid

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

LAHORE  - Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera has ordered the field police officers to fully implement the security strategy evolved to maintain peace across the ...

SC observes lack of development in oil, gas producing areas

By: Our Staff Reporter | July 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that money received from oil and gas companies had not been spent on the development of the areas wherefrom drilling of oil and gas was under ...

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