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KARACHI - At least 25 bathers drowned in rough seas off Karachi during Eid days while Pakistan Navy rescuers were still searching for three others missing, officials said Thursday.The drowned defied a ban on swimming during the monsoon season placed by Sindh government a couple of months ago. They were among thousands of those who had taken to the beaches to celebrate the Eidul Fitr, which began on Tuesday and continued until Friday.Senior ...

LAHORE - The government believes that “democratic forces” having representation in parliament will play the role of a bridge between the government and Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri to dissuade the Pakistan Tehrik Insaaf and the Pakistan Awami Awami Tehrik from going ahead with their plans to converge on Islamabad in an attempt to pull down the incumbent setup.According to Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, the parties that are ...

BANNU/LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan came into being forever and terrorism is not its destiny. Addressing the displaced persons of North Waziristan at Baka Khel, Bannu, on the second day of Eid, he announced that his government would build 2,000 houses for those displaced in North Waziristan operation.He said terrorists were enemies of the country and would be given a crushing blow by the armed ...

LAHORE/JEDDAH - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has tasked Punjab CM ...

GAZA CITY/NEW YORK  - Israel continued to unleash terror on ...

ISLAMABAD/SKARDU/NEW DELHI - Indian troops on Thursday opened ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with Afghanistan ...

ISLAMABAD - Reiterating his resolve to eradicate terrorism from the ...

CHARSADDA - Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan has ...

PISHIN - Six women were injured in an acid attack in Tang area of Pishin district over a family dispute the other day. Talking to media persons, Pishin Deputy Commissioner Bashir Bazai said six women ...

QUETTA - Two members of the Shia Hazara community were gunned down on Wednesday in Spini Road area of Quetta, police said. Imran Qureshi, the superintendent of police told media that unidentified ...

MURREE - Due to a large number of visitors and tourists flocking the hilly tourist spot on the third day of Eid, the administration has banned entry of more visitors. According to reports, the number ...

WASHINGTON - The United States has acknowledged that Pakistani army offensive, now in its sixth week,  has succeeded in disrupting the militant groups in North Waziristan tribal region along the ...

UNITED NATIONS - Tariq Fatemi, a top Pakistani diplomat who held a series of meetings at the United Nations Monday, underscored the urgent need to end the violence in Gaza where brutal Israeli ...

LOWER DIR - Unidentified persons opened fire at the residence of Qaumi Wattan Party MPA Bakht Baidar in Chaqdara area of Lower Dir early Tuesday morning, killing at least six people.Those who were ...

KHYBER AGENCY - Curfew was imposed in Landi Kotal tehsil of Khyber Agency while security forces during a search operation recovered a huge cache of arms in Ashkhel area, official sources said on ...

LALAMUSA - Former federal information minister and PPP Central Information Secretary Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan Ahmad chose very inappropriate tone and words ...

SIALKOT - Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that operation Zarb-e-Azb is successfully underway and has produced more than the desired results, paving the way to ...

SKARDU - At least eight people including three women of a same family drowned after a passenger van fell into Shyok River near Khaplo in Ghanche district on Tuesday. According to Rescue sources, the ...

KARAK - Eleven persons were killed and ten others seriously injured in different incidents during three days of Eidul Fitr. Police sources informed that in first incident happened on first day of ...

QUETTA - A recent spate of acid attacks in a region of Pakistan previously untouched by the crime has sparked an impassioned debate about rising Islamisation that is forcing an increasing number of ...

SARGODHA/SHEIKHUPURA/MUZAFFARABAD/SHORKOT/GUJRANWAL/MAILSIAt least 45 persons including 14 women and seven children were killed in dozens other injured in different incidents of drowning, violence, ...

GUJRANWALAA dacoit was killed in a shootout with police following robbery and murder by the bandits here the other day.According to police, two dacoits snatched cash and gold ornaments from a retired ...

HAFIZABAD/SHEIKHUPURATwo women were killed - one for honour by her father while another for refusal to indulged in prostitution by her husband in different areas here the other day.According to ...

DASKAThe City Police have registered a case against one Muhammad Asif Sethi for raping and blackmailing a local private hospital’s nurse Asima Bibi for a year by luring her with false ...

BahawalpurJamaat-e-Islami Punjab Ameer Dr Syed Waseem Akhter has strongly condemned the government over calling army to control law and order in Islamabad. He said that the decision reflected the ...

SIALKOT-: A sooth-healer Chup Saeen along with his accomplice tortured to death his pupil Jamshaid Saleem over “professional jealousy” in village Saraankey-Begowala, Sambrial tehsil ...

SARGODHAA prisoner was killed allegedly due to torture of jail staff in District Jail here on the other day. Later the bereaved family staged a protest demonstration against the jail authorities and ...

NOORPUR THAL Former PML-N organizer in America Haji Muhammad Jamil expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Nawa-i-waqt Group of Newspapers Editor-in-Chief Dr Majid Nizami. In a statement ...

NOORPUR THALThe three day celebrations of annual Mela Baba Syden Shah will start from August 22 here. According to convener Mela Committee Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO) Muhammad Azhar Khan, MNA ...

MULTANFormer Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has strongly deplored Israeli terrorism in Gaza and said that the killing of innocent children, men and women in barbaric bombardment of Israel was ...

SIALKOTFederal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that operation Zarb-e-Azb is successfully underway and has produced more than the desired results, paving the way to purge ...

LALAMUSAFormer federal information minister and PPP Central Information Secretary Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan Ahmad chose very inappropriate tone and words in ...

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