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Punjab govt mulling options to stop protests   LAHORE: Workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) clashed with police in Lahore overnight injuring three personnel. The clashes erupted in Faisal Chowk area where infuriated activists of Dr. Tahirul Qadri’s PAT threw stones at police prompting the law-enforcers...

ISLAMABAD (INP): In pursuance of Prime Minister’s directive, the Pakistan Embassy in Libya is making all out efforts to provide relief to the stranded Pakistanis. Two Relief Centers have been set up in Tripoli and Benghazi where hundreds of Pakistani nationals desirous of repatriation have been housed. Two injured Pakistanis have been evacuated through Tunisia. Hectic...

  ISLAMABAD, Aug 08 (INP): Syed Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs will lead the Pakistan delegation to the 21st ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial meeting to be held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 10 August 2014. Mr. U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has extended invitation...

ISLAMABAD (INP): An Indian soldier, who was swept away into Pakistan by strong currents of Chenab River and picked up by Pakistan Rangers, on Friday said he was treated “better” than his expectation and was looking forward to meeting his family. Satyasheel Yadav told reporters in Pakistan before he was to be handed over to Indian authorities that his boat accidentally...

LAHORE, Aug 07 (INP): The police arrested a six-member gang involved in illegal business of selling human kidneys here on Thursday. Six accused had come to Shaukat Khanum Hospital Lahore with some persons for kidney test. The police on secret information launched crackdown and arrested the culprits identified as Dilawar Bhatti, Umer Daraz, Muneer and their three cohorts. The...

LAHORE (INP): The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with the police report compiled for the September 2013 case of the rape of a five-year-old girl who was left outside Lahore’s Ganga Ram hospital. Moreover, the court rejected the police report and directed the police personnel to submit a detailed report of their performance in relation to the...

LAHORE, Aug 07 (NNI): Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance, Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that paramedics and nurses play vital role in provision of the healthcare facilities to the patients therefore, they are the backbone of our healthcare system. He said that government has created 3000 new posts of nurses and Rs. 1.43 billion has been allocated for this...

KARACHI (INP): A mother and her three daughters became the tragic fatalities of armed domestic violence here on Wednesday evening. “A maddened man, identified as Haji Abdul Wali shot dead his wife along with three of his daughters before killing himself with the same gun here in Boghra”, a levies official said. The ages of two deceased girls ranged from 4 to 6, while...

LAHORE (INP): A showdown looks imminent between the Punjab Government and PAT Chief , following the registration of FIR against Dr Tahirul Qadri and deployment...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday termed the statement of Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag’s statement as irresponsible and against the realities of South Asia. On first day of assumption his office earlier this month, General Suhag issued a stern warning to Pakistan, saying if the neighboring nation “provokes” — like the beheading of an Indian soldier...

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