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LAHORE (INP): Renowned ghazal singer Habib Wali Muhammad breathed his last here on Thursday at the age of 93, says a press release received here. Muhammad was born in Rangoon (now called Myanmar) and grew up in Mumbai after his family shifted there. He hailed from an industrialist family and later his younger...

HANGU/ PESHAWAR (NNI): Three persons were seriously injured in a gas cylinder blast in a market here on Thursday. Police said that a gas dealer was busy in decanting gas in Farzand Shah Market of Hangu when the cylinder exploded. As a result of blast, three persons present near the scene sustained wounds. The injured were rushed to hospital where according to medics their...

Reshuffling in KP police dept, several officers transferred  PESHAWAR (INP): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has made large scale reshuffling in provincial police department and transferred more than two dozen police officers. In accordance with the communiqué issued by provincial government, 25 Assistant Commissioners (ACs), two...

PESHAWAR (NNI): Due to necessary maintenance work, Power supply will remain off from 132 KV Peshawar Cantt Grid Station on 4th September from 8 AM to 1...

LAHORE (INP): Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Wednesday claimed government’s victory in ongoing political battle with Pakistan...

MULTAN (NNI): Pakistan Army dispatched two trucks laden with relief goods from Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) staying in Bannu on Wednesday.   Pakistan Army had established camp at Askari Lake Park in Chamanzar area of Multan to collect the relief goods for displaced people of NWA who were forced to leave their native areas due...

LAHORE, Sept 03 (NNI): Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) led Punjab government has approved eleven development schemes of different development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs15,827.446 million.   These schemes were approved in the 10th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development...

KARACHI (PR): China’s Exim Bank has pledged to invest billions of dollars in Pakistan’s energy sector, in line with the Chinese government’s policy to have maximum economic interaction between the two brotherly countries, says a press release received here Wednesday. In this connection, a framework of credit financing will be signed during the forthcoming visit of the Chinese President to Pakistan, said Lei Wentao, Deputy General Manager of Exim at a press briefing held here on Wednesday. The bank has already provided dollars 800 millions to Pakistan as financial support for carrying out its development projects, mainly in energy and transport sectors. Lei said a number of agreements and MoU will be signed during the President’s visit to help Pakistan to improve economy. To question, he said the financial arrangements with Pakistan have been smooth and positive in the past. ” Pakistan has very good credit record”, he remarked. He further said that Chinese leadership attached great importance to Pakistan and wished actively participation of its socioeconomic development. The Bank, he added, is willing to provide maximum support to Pakistan for overcoming its electricity shortage. We are waiting feasibility reports of some projects from Pakistan, so that the financial arrangements could be finalized,” he added....

KARACHI (INP): Chief Minister (CM) Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah has convened provincial cabinet meeting on Wednesday (tomorrow). Sources said that Qaim Ali Shah has called provincial cabinet meeting to consider the prevailing situation in the country in general and Sindh in particular. The meeting would also discuss the law and order situation of the province in the wake...

PESHAWAR (NNI): Peshawar Police have arrested more than 50 people on suspicion of firing at the NATO Cargo plane in Peshawar. A single shot was fired at the NATO plane when it landed Peshawar airport on arrival from Kabul but there was no significant damage to the aircraft. SSP Operations Peshawar, Najibur Rehman Bhagvi said that the firing was carried from either from...

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