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12 schools burnt down overnight in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer district

12 schools burnt down overnight in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer district

Unidentified assailants burned down at least 12 schools in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer district late on Thursday night and fled, causing panic among residents, locals and police said.Superintendent Police (SP) Diamer Roy Ajmal told Dawn that police had so far received information that 12 schools ─ at least half of which are girls-only schools ─ had been set on […]

SC turns down plea seeking removal of NAB chairman

SC turns down plea seeking removal of NAB chairman

ISLAMABAD;Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday has turned down petition seeking removal of Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman . During the hearing over petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Noor Awan on issue of money laundering allegations against ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar […]

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

ISLAMABAD ;PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif once again hit back at opponents by terming 2014 sit-in at D-Chowk ‘adventurism’ to remove him from office. He said that he received warnings cloaked under suggestions during the sit-in to either resign or flee on extended leave. “Who was the umpire who was supposed to raise his finger?” […]

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

ISLAMABAD:PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif once again hit back at opponents by terming 2014 sit-in at D-Chowk ‘adventurism’ to remove him from office. He said that he received warnings cloaked under suggestions during the sit-in to either resign or flee on extended leave. “Who was the umpire who was supposed to raise his finger?” asked […]

Lahore, An Anti-Terrorism Court handed down death sentence on four counts in Kasur rape and murder case

Lahore, An Anti-Terrorism Court handed down death sentence on four counts in Kasur rape and murder case

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 17, 2018 Lahore; An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) handed down on Saturday death sentence on four counts to culprit Imran in the rape and murder case of minor Zainab. The verdict was announced by ATC judge Sajjad Ahmed. He has been sentenced on four grounds—murdering a child, kidnapping a child, rape […]

I.G Islamabad, Mr. Najeeb ur Rehman Bagvi assigned a task to S.P Saddar Capt (r) Amir Khan Niazi conduct a crack down against drug peddlers

I.G Islamabad, Mr. Najeeb ur Rehman Bagvi assigned a task to S.P Saddar Capt (r) Amir Khan Niazi conduct a crack down against drug peddlers

In light of directions given by the Mr. Sultan Azam Taimuri, Worthy I.G Islamabad, Mr. Najeeb ur Rehman Bagvi assigned a task to S.P Saddar Capt (r) Amir Khan Niazi conduct a crack down against drug peddlers. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) SP saddar constituted a team under the supervision of Ghulam Baqir, DSP Saddar and […]

Thousands join pro-government rallies after protests die down in Iran

Thousands join pro-government rallies after protests die down in Iran

Tens of thousands gathered across Iran on Wednesday in a massive show of strength for the regime after days of deadly unrest, with state television showing vast crowds marching through several cities. Chants of “Leader, we are ready” were heard as images showed thousands rallying in the cities of Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Gorgan and elsewhere. The demonstrators […]

Afsheen, the girl whose head hangs down to her left

Afsheen, the girl whose head hangs down to her left

Monitoring Desk MITHI: EIGHT YEARS OLD AFSHEEN WAIT FOR A MESSIAH Afsheen the girls whose head hangs down to her left was only eight months old when she met with an accident while playing outside which lead to her head hanging down to her left. Due to which she has trouble walking, talking, eating or […]

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

By AFP Relatives of inmates wait for news of their loved ones outside the Cadereyta state prison after a riot broke out at the prison, in Cadereyta Jimenez, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico October 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilMONTERREY:  Mexican security forces used lethal force Tuesday to put down a prison riot in clashes that […]

BCB turns down PCB’s invitation to tour Pakistan

BCB turns down PCB’s invitation to tour Pakistan

AGENCIES UPDATED ABOUT 2 HOURS AGO  DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a tour before July this year. In an attempt to bring international cricket back to the country, the PCB had invited Bangladesh for a two-­match T20 series to take place later this […]