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New cotton variety on the cards

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

BAHAWALPUREfforts are underway to introduce another variety of cotton at the University College of Agriculture, Islamia University of Bahawalpur which will fully suit the climatic conditions of the ...

PCA board members named

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

BAHAWALPURThe Punjab Information Ministry has nominated IUB’s University College of Art and Design principal Dr Nasarullah Khan as the member of Board of Governors of the Punjab Council of ...

Police clueless about culprits of biggest-ever bank heist

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

MULTANThe police have failed to trace the robbers involved in the biggest-ever bank robbery of Multan’s history so far as no outlaw could be arrested. The dacoits had taken away about Rs15.8 ...

PUCM for focus on national interest

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

MIRPUR (AJK)The Pakistan United Christian Movement said that the political leaders should handle the current political situation carefully through sensible decisions and giving the national interest ...

Govt reiterates claims to promote education

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

SIALKOTA PML-N lawmaker has said that the Punjab government was committed to ensuring easy access of every child to quality education by opening new educational institutions.Talking to newsmen, MPA ...

Enmity, mishaps devour fourteen lives

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

JHANG/SARGODHA/DASKAAt least 14 persons including two women were killed and 20 other injured different incidents of enmity, violence and other mishaps over the past 24 hours. According to details, in ...

Police scan through villages next to Shorkot airbase

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

TOBA TEK SINGHThe personnel of three police stations of the district including Arrouti, Chuttiana and Pirmahal carried out a joint search operation in different villages around and adjacent to ...

Three of 6 runaway outlaws nailed

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

SIALKOTThe Sambrial Police have arrested three out of six fugitive notorious accused who had escaped from police custody after breaking judicial lock-up a month ago.District Police Officer (DPO) ...

ATC issues arrest warrant for Qadri, 72 others

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

GujranwalaThe Anti-Terrorism Court No-2 issued arrest warrant of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri and 72 leaders and workers for attacking and injuring policemen. According to ...

Saarc-level effort for food, water stressed

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

FAISALABADHigher Education Commission Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad has urged the member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation to expedite joint efforts to avert water ...

Jamaat flays Imran, Qadri’s ‘obstinacy’

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

KHARIANCriticising the ongoing protests of the PTI and PAT in Islamabad against the government, Jamaat-e-Islami Naib Ameer Hafiz Muhammad Idrees said that his party always played a key role for ...

JI urges restrain to foil anti-democracy plots

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

MultanJamaat-e-Islami Punjab Ameer Dr Syed Waseed Akhtar has called upon all the political stakeholders to make efforts for ensuring rule of law in the country, asking Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

Man strangles sister for ‘honour’

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

BAHAWALPURA man killed his sister here in Basti Mauza Jillani situated in Anayti Police precincts and surrendered himself to police here on Tuesday.Ghulam Qadir suspected his sister Ghulam Jannat, ...

3 girls, 2 minors raped in B’pur

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

BAHAWALPURThree women and two minor girls were raped in separate incidents while a woman was killed and a youth committed suicide over domestic disputes due to poverty here on Tuesday.In Muhallah ...

Teenager abducted from her house

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

HAFIZABAD - A 17-year-old girl was abducted by three armed accused from village Bagh Kohna.  According to police source, three armed accused Amjad Ali, Muhammad Khan and Muhammad Afzal of Thathi ...

Dollar jumps to Rs100.7 in inter-bank

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

KARACHI - Dollar took further strength against rupee in inter bank and cash free market on Tuesday. It was traded at the highest rate of Rs 100.70 in inter bank. According to the data provided by the ...

Punjab govt approves 11 development schemes of Rs6.69b

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

lahoreThe Punjab government on Tuesday approved eleven development schemes of different development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 6695.570 million.These schemes were approved in the 6th ...

SMEs financial performance significantly improved

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

KARACHISMEs State Bank of Pakistan Executive Director Samar Hasnain stated that over the past two years, SBP has been closely monitoring the Bank-Loan performance shown by the Small and Medium ...

Karachi stock market sheds 222 points on political uncertainty

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

KARACHI Political uncertainty and rupee instability played a catalyst role in bearish activity at Karachi Stock Exchange and 100-index declined by 0.56pc.KSE benchmark 100-share index misplaced ...

Four shot dead in Lahore

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

LAHORE - Four people including a woman were murdered in separate incidents in the provincial metropolis, police said Tuesday. Two people were shot dead and another wounded critically over ...

Two boys drown

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Two boys were drowned in a hole dug for the construction of metro bus project in the federal capital on Tuesday. The incident took place near Peshawar Mor where workers had dug a road for ...

Punjab sets up Emergency Centre

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

LAHORE - The Punjab government has established an Emergency Operations Centre for Polio Eradication at Directorate General Health Services, while the DG Health Punjab will work as the Emergency ...

Media role in elimination of corruption highlighted

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

PESHAWAR - Speaker at a seminar Tuesday highlighted the role of media in digging out corruption scandals and eliminating the menace from the society.  The seminar "Interactive Discussion between ...

KP women medical officers get training

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Population Welfare Department has arranged an advance training course for the women medical officers of the department at Regional Training Institute, Peshawar."The ...

PU to declare BA/BSc results today

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

LAHORE - The Punjab University will declare the results of BA/BSc Annual Examination 2014 today.While the ceremony, regarding prize distribution among position holders, will be held on Thursday ...

Five die of Congo virus in Zhob

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

QUETTA - Five people died of Congo virus during last few days in Zhob, officials in the Health Department said on Tuesday.They said that Congo virus outbreak reported in Ganj Mahalla and Kharotabad ...

3 cops get minor injuries during clash with marchers

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Three policemen were injured slightly when they tried to stop marchers from entering the Red Zone.  They were shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and Polyclinic ...

PM phones Shahbaz

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

LAHORE : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif telephoned Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Shafrif and discussed the situation erupted from the entry of the PTI and the PAT workers into the Red Zone. Sources say ...

Zardari convenes party meeting in Dubai today

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

LAHORE - In view of the current political turmoil in Pakistan, the de facto Chairman of the PPP, Asif Ali Zardari has convened a meeting of party’s core committee in Dubai on Wednesday (today) ...

48 militants dead in fresh Fata air blitz

By: Our Staff Reporter | August 20, 2014

PESHAWAR, KHYBER AGENCY - At least 48 suspected militants were killed and 12 of their hideouts destroyed when security forces carried out aerial raids in three areas of Khyber Agency and North ...

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