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Raped girl seeks justice

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

DASKA - A period of four days has passed but the Daska Saddar police have not yet arrested an influential person allegedly involved in the rape of a minor Christian girl of village Malleyki-Daska. ...

Jamaat flays admin

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

BAHAWALNAGAR - Local leaders of religious organisation lashed out at the district administration for not allowing Jamaat Ahle Sunnat (ladies wing) to hold a training session at District Council ...

Corrupt Fesco official sent home

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

FAISALABAD -Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has suspended Bakar Mandi Sub Division Meter Inspector and said that there is no room for black sheep in the ...

Man killed, buried by girl, family

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

JHANG -Four people were killed and seven others sustained serious injuries in separate incidents of enmity, family dispute and accident in different areas of Jhang. Saqlain Abbas, a resident of Dari ...

2 killed in shootout

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KHANEWAL/RAHIM YAR KHAN -Two absconders have been killed in their alleged shootout with with police near Kusanabad, about 40km from here, on Wednesday. According to police sources, Pupi Khokhar and ...

‘Pier’ chops off woman’s head

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

SHEIKHUPURA-The head of a 65-year-old woman was chopped off by a fake spiritual healer on the pretext of pulling out evil forces from her body in village Easan in the remit of Sharqpur police on ...

Lawmakers likely to be issued uplift funds

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

MULTAN -The federal government is likely to issue development funds to the members of National Assembly and Senate, sources said. The supply of funds to the senators and MNAs remained blocked during ...

Experts stress promotion of nanotech to boost exports

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

FAISALABAD-Nanotechnology has unlimited economic benefits and Pakistan must exploit its huge potential to increase its exports during the next 5-10 years, said the head of Preston Institute of ...

Hazrat Abu Bakar (RA) paid rich tributes

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

HAFIZABAD/SARGODHA -The activists of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat here observed the death anniversary of Hazrat Abu Bakar Siddiq (RA) and called upon the government to declare national holiday on the day. ...

13 hurt as bus turns turtle

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

BUREWALA-Thirty passengers were injured as a Lahore-bound bus turned turtles and rammed a tree and electricity pylon in a bid to save a cyclist at Chichawatni Road.The bus (LEX 3686) was going to ...

Work starts at ‘Baab-e-Sialkot’ project

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

SIALKOTLocal parliamentarians, financial tycoons and Commissioner Gujranwala Division jointly laid the foundation stone of Baab-e-Sialkot project during a ceremony held at village Ghueinki-Daska ...

Exercise to avoid heart attack

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

FAISALABAD-A seminar on risk factor and prevention of heart attack was held at Government College University Faisalabad on Wednesday. Vice Chancellor Dr Zakir Hussain as chief guest said, “We ...

Armed men create panic in courts

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

HAFIZABAD-Panic seized the District Judicial Complex premises when about 15 people including a former union council nazim opened indiscriminate fire and threatened an advocate of dire consequences. ...

4 fake, 1 real cops caught red-handed

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

MULTAN-A group of five bandits including a police constable has been caught by police on the charge of looting the citizens after setting up pickets in different areas. Police sources said that ...

923,827 deprived of right to vote

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

SAHIWAL-Around 923,827 citizens between 18 to 40 years of age have not yet been registered as voters in Sahiwal division, reveals a report. Among such people, 577,093 are females who constitute 62 ...

Naveed eager to organise 3-Nation Hockey Tournament

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

LAHORE - Former hockey Olympian and coach Naveed Alam has said that he has been endeavouring to invite Pakistan and India teams to Bangladesh to feature in the 3-Nation Hockey Tournament which will ...

LHC dismisses three cases against PCB

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - The Lahore High Court (LHC) Wednesday dismissed three similar writ petitions filed by former members of the interim committees of Regional and District Cricket Associations (RDCA) of ...

ARL holds plant maintenance & operation moot

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

RAWALPINDI - The second Plant Maintenance & Operation Conference -2014 was organised by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) on April 23, 2014 at Morgah Club, Rawalpindi. Imminent speakers and ...

Economic growth impossible without regional trade: Dastagir

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KARACHI - Economical growth is impossible without regional trade said Khuram Dastagir Federal Minister for Commerce while speaking at the luncheon ceremony hosted by the Korangi Association of Trade ...

PR fines ticket-less passengers

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

LAHORE : Pakistan Railways Police has detected 845 passengers traveling without tickets. The passengers were fined Rs0.4 million which was deposited in national exchequer, said the Railways ...

Rupee weakens further against dollar

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KARACHI  : Rupee was further reduced against dollar in inter bank market on Wednesday, dollar traded at lowest price of Rs 98.05.  According to the data provided by the Forex Association of ...

FBR exposes govt’s claim of growth in tax collection

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Finding no other way to increase the revenue collection, the PML-N government has withheld huge refunds amount worth Rs97 billion of the taxpayers during ongoing financial year 2013-2014 ...

Pakistan best place for business: Austria

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KARACHI  - Austria Commercial Consular Gerd Bommer has said that positive reports about Pakistan’s economic stability, particularly during the past few months, have helped in improving the ...

KSE sheds 475 points despite successful spectrum auction

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KARACHI - Ignoring opening of 3G/4G spectrum auction and announcement of 3 consortia for OGDC, PPL and UBL privatisation, institutional investors’ profit taking in index heavyweights pushed ...

Launching EAGR to create 400,000 job opportunities: Dar

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

Islamabad - Finance Minister for Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that Department for International Development (DFID) UK has launched an initiative Enterprise and Asset Growth (EAGR) for Pakistan ...

PM stresses need for regaining PIA glory

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Expressing grave concern over the current state of affairs in Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC), which is running in massive loss, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif ...

‘Pir’ chops off woman’s head

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

SHEIKHUPURA - The head of a 65-year-old woman was chopped off by a fake spiritual healer on the pretext of pulling out evil forces from her body in village Easan in the remit of Sharqpur police on ...

Nawaz for curbing power theft, outages

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed officials concerned to minimise electricity and gas loadshedding and take strict legal action against power pilferers.He issued these directions ...

Bilawal’s Punjab visit deferred again

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD - PPP's Patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has delayed his visit to Punjab to supervise MQM's inclusion in Sindh government and due to some other reasons, and now he would be visiting ...

FIR lodged in Mir attack case

By: Our Staff Reporter | April 24, 2014

KARACHI - After five days of attack on anchorperson Hamid Mir, Airport Police have registered an FIR against two unidentified men on Wednesday evening.The complaint was recorded on the statement of ...

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