Terrorism

  Eight killed in fresh violence in Karachi

KARACHI: After the killing of five more people early Saturday morning, the death toll has reached to eight in less than 24 hours while protesters took to the streets against the killings in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, media reported. After fresh violence erupte...

  Three killed, five injured in Karachi firing

KARACHI: At least three people were killed and five others sustained bullet wounds after unknown gunmen opened fire at an ice cream shop near Maskan Chowrangi, media reported. Police said eight people were injured in the firing. They were rushed to h...

  Musharraf may be shifted abroad for treatment

LONDON: The trial of Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf was thrown into doubt on Friday following a possible cardiac arrest a day earlier, igniting speculation that the former military dictator may now seek medical treatment abroad, said a report published ...

  Peshawar to be protected at all costs, vows IGP

PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Nasir Khan Durrani has said Khyber Pakhtun-khwa, particularly the provincial metropolis, would be secured at all costs.Talking to a delegation of the traders at the Central Police Office on Friday, he said ...

  Two killed in Lakki clash

LAKKI MARWAT: Two persons, including a woman, were killed and two others sustained bullet wounds in an exchange of fire between two groups in Kotka Fateh Khankhel on Friday. “The killing incident took place in the precinct of Shaheed Asmatullah Khan ...

  Swati visits PTI’s sit-in camp

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief Azam Khan Swati Friday visited the Ring Road sit-in camp in an effort to shore up the protest that has apparently blocked Nato supplies to Afghanistan. It is the only remaining protest...

  One killed in Orakzai madrassa blast

HANGU: One person was killed and three others sustained injuries in a remote-controlled blast in a seminary in Meshti Mela village of Orakzai Agency, official sources said on Friday. The sources said unknown persons had placed explosives at the offic...

  Embezzlement, sexual harassment

CM transfers senior doctors of DHQ NowsheraNOWSHERA: On receiving complaints about alleged embezzlement of funds and sexual harassment of nurses at the District Headquarters Hospital here, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday issued transfer order...

  MWM protests target killings

LAHORE: MAJLIS-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) held protest demonstrations against the government’s failure to stop target killings and growing lawlessness in the country. According to the MWM spokesman, demonstrations were also held in London. In Lahore,...

  10-year-old maid tortured to death

LAHORE: A 10-year-old maid was tortured to death by her employer in north cantonment on Friday. Sources said Iram Ramazan, who hailed from Jandara, Okara, had been brought to Services Hospital by her employer Nasira and her husband Altaf where she su...

  CM orders stern action against maid’s killers

LAHORE: CHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the murder of a 10-year-old housemaid, Iram, through torture by the owners of a house in Askari-9 of Lahore. Sympathising with the family of the victim, he said t...

  Mush advised to defend himself in treason case

LAHORE: JAMAAT-e-Islami Ameer Syed Munawar Hasan has advised Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf to refuse going abroad for treatment and defend himself in the treason trial. Addressing a press conference at Mansoora at the start of the JI Shoora meeting on Fri...

  MWM demands immediate steps to eliminate anti-Shia terrorists

Karachi:The Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen observed a day of protest on Friday to condemn the attack on Shia pilgrims in Quetta and rampant sectarian killing in Karachi. The main demonstration was staged outside the Khoja Masjid after Friday prayers, wh...

  President, governor discuss Karachi crackdowns

Karachi: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad met with President Mamnoon Hussain at the State Guesthouse on Friday to discuss political and governance issues. The governor briefed the president about the law and order situation in Karachi and the achievem...

  Police rescue eight-year-old boy held hostage in SITE

Karachi: An eight-year-old boy kidnapped over 10 days ago was rescued by police in a raid in Pathan Colony, SITE on Friday. They also arrested the three people who abducted the child. Irfan Khan was kidnapped while he was playing outside his house in...

  Govt orders more security for polio workers

Karachi:The Sindh government directed the concerned authorities on Friday to beef up security arrangements as well as ensuring provision of all relevant facilities for the health workers engaged in anti-polio vaccine campaign scheduled to begin in Ka...

  23 suspects held in raids

Karachi: During their ongoing raids, the Rangers rounded up 18 alleged hardened criminals from different parts of the city, while the police arrested five suspects after an encounter on Friday. According to the spokesman for Rangers (Sindh), the pers...

  Lyari’s displaced Christians and Hindus want temporary abode

Karachi: The Christian and Hindu families who had to leave Lyari’s Slaughter House area a few months ago fearing for their lives have demanded that the government should provide them with a temporary abode outside the troubled neighbourhood as they w...

  SHC seeks comments from IGP, Rangers DG

Karachi:The Sindh High Court (SHC) has sought comments from the law enforcement authorities over the alleged extrajudicial murder of three Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists. The Sindh home secretary, police chief and Rangers director-general (...

  SHOs ordered to arrest criminals

Islamabad:Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sikandar Hayat on Friday directed station house officers (SHOs) of all police stations in the capital to ensure arrest of criminals involved in heinous crimes, otherwise they will have to face strict discip...


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