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One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

SHABQADAR:  At least one person was killed and two others were injured when British-era Sardaryab Gul Abad Bridge collapsed on Friday night owing to heavy traffic. The historic bridge was constructed by Braithwaite Burn and Jessop Construction Company Calcutta in 1937 to connect Peshawar with Mardan. While confirming the incident, District Administration Charsadda told The Express […]

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

Our Correspondent     PESHAWAR:  At least one security official was martyred while two, including a military captain, were injured in an intelligence based operation carried out in Central Kurram Agency, a security official said. According to the official, a number of militants were reportedly killed in the ensuing clash near Khoedad Khel. He said […]

‘We will make sure no one misuses the blasphemy law again’

‘We will make sure no one misuses the blasphemy law again’

Agencies Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan hosted a press conference Tuesday alongside Mashal Khan’s father in which he issued a strongly worded condemnation of the 23-year-old’s lynching on what have so far proven to be baseless allegations of blasphemy. “As a father, I can understand what Iqbal Khan [Mashal’s father] is going through,” Imran […]

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Desk Report Remember when filmmaker Brett Ratner met Shah Rukh Khan? The X-Men: The Last Stand director met with SRK at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival where they talked, laughed and even danced. Ratner turned out to be a Shah Rukh fan as he hoped to work on a Rush Hour sequel with […]

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

LAKKI MARWAT: One child has been killed while another was left with serious injuries after a hand-grenade detonated in a village in Lakki Marwat on Thursday. The incident took place in the village of Gandi Khan which falls in the Sarai Naurang police jurisdiction. A police official confirmed the news to The Express Tribune. According to […]

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

REUTERS One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Sunday. A crowd of about 5,000 people attacked Muslim residents and set dozens of homes and vehicles on […]

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

As the hearing of a petition seeking removal of blasphemous content from social media resumed on Wednesday, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was told that the interior ministry had made one arrest in the case, while the names of several have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL). The Federal […]

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

At least one Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldier was killed and another injured during a “foiled” attack by suicide bombers on the FC training centre in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area, the military’s media wing said. The Inter-Services Public Relations said the attack was “foiled” and two suicide bombers were killed in retaliatory fire. During the exchange of […]

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office By Agency Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: A letter bomb exploded at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, injuring a secretary who suffered burns to her […]

Explosion at IMF Paris offices after envelope opened, one person hurt – police

Explosion at IMF Paris offices after envelope opened, one person hurt – police

Explosion at IMF Paris offices after envelope opened, one person hurt – police By Agency PARIS: A letter exploded when it was opened at the offices in central Paris of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday and one person was slightly injured, a police source said. This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

LAHORE: Veteran TV actor Farooq Zameer passed away on Thursday after a protracted illness,  The famous TV actor had been suffering from illness for six months. His funeral prayer will be held in Lahore. Farooq Zameer has performed pivotal roles in scores of dramas including ‘Rani’, ’93 Shumali’ and ‘Gadarya’. He has also acted in a […]

One dead, twenty-four suspects arrested in different raid: Karachi Police

One dead, twenty-four suspects arrested in different raid: Karachi Police

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday claimed to gun down a suspect and arrest four injured suspects in a raid at Quaidabad. According to details provided by the personnel, Fazal Baghi, wanted in a number of cases was killed in a shootout. Meanwhile, near Gulshan-e-Iqbal`s Sunday Bazaar, two suspects were taken into custody, weapons were recovered from […]