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ISLAMABAD - The government on Wednesday raised more than $1.1 billion in its long-delayed auction of next-generation telecommunications licences, snapped up by the country’s four existing mobile network providers.The government sold off four licences to provide 3G services, which allow broadband-speed internet on mobile phones, and one for superfast 4G connections – which was heralded by the government officials as a success that ...

NEW DELHI - Pakistan said Wednesday it was “encouraged” by comments from arch rival India’s election frontrunner Narendra Modi who stressed cooperation with foreign governments if he was elected prime minister.Hindu nationalist hardliner Modi and his opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party are expected to vault to power at mammoth elections underway in India after a decade of centre-left Congress party rule.Critics fear ...

ISLAMABAD - With consensus on extension of ceasefire from both sides, government and Taliban nominated peace panels have constituted a sub-committee to look into the complaints of the two sides against each other and remove hiccups in the peace process.Both peace panels met here at Punjab House Wednesday evening under the chair of Federal Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan, showing serious reservations against each other, a source aware of the ...

SRINAGAR : At least 30 fearful local officials have resigned in ...

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has ...

LAHORE - Dongfang Electric Corporation Vice President Han Zhiqao ...

KARACHI - Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing a battery of ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) on ...

ISLAMABAD - PPP's Patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has delayed ...

PESHAWAR  - A former student of the historic Islamia College Peshawar has donated 121 kanals of land to his alma mater as a gesture of love and affection and as a reflection of his commitment to ...

ATTOCK - Police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly throwing his two children into the River Indus.According to details, Faqeer Badshah, resident of village Sojhanda situated on the bank of the ...

LAKKI MARWAT - The district health department with the help of other stakeholders will devise a plan to overcome problems faced by polio teams in the field and make Union Council Level Polio ...

KHYBER AGENCY - In order to motivate teachers to impart education in best manner and to encourage students to learn in their best capacity and produce best results, the political administration, ...

 PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Wednesday announced establishment of endowment fund to the tune of Rs1 billion to sponsor needy tribal students.The governor ...

Gujranwala - Public Wednesday thrashed a drunken cop for teasing college girls, according to sources. Policeman, identified as Ahmad Hassan, was drunk and teasing college girls in Imran Colony of ...

SANGLA HILL - Sangla Hill Police Wednesday claimed to have arrested two women for killing two men in the name of love. According to the police, Nazia Shah of Chak Panj Ratian wanted to tie the knot ...

QUETTA : Militants blew up a 16-inch gas pipeline in Dera Bugti district on Wednesday. A security official who requested anonymity since he was not authorised to speak to media said that militants ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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