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PANO AKIL, Sept 19 (DNA): Flood water has entered the rural areas of Pano Akil engulfing more than 50 villages completely. Kheraj Goth, Samoun Goth, Somra, Sanghi, rural districts of Union Council Noraja along with 25 rural districts of Union Council Sadoja are inundated in flood water. Nothing yet has been...

FAISALABAD, Sept 19 (INP): An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Faisalabad on Friday approved Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Rana Shoaib Idrees’ bail against surety bonds worth Rs300,000 in policemen attack case. ATC Judge Ishtiaq Ahmad was hearing the case. During the hearing, Idrees was produced before the court and PML-N MPA’s lawyer requested the court...

QUETTA, Sept 19 (INP): The Balochistan Election Tribunal on Friday ordered re-election in NA-267 after finding evidence of poll rigging. During May 11, 2013 general elections, the tribunal had rejected the victory of Nawabzada Khalid Magsi as an independent Member of the National Assembly. Mir Abdul Rahim, an independent candidate, had challenged the election of Magsi....

ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (NNI): Mir Murtaza Bhutto will be remembered as the scion of Bhutto family who endured the rigours of exile, witnessed the tormenting of his mother and sister, the assassination of his father and his younger brother but who refused to compromise with the dictatorship. This was stated by Co-Chairman PPP former President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari...

KARACHI, Sep 19 (INP): The Karachi University Teachers’ Society (KUTS) on Friday has announced its decision to boycott all academic activities for an indefinite period in the wake of the killing of Dean of Islamic Studies Faculty at the University of Karachi Dr Shakeel Auj. Presenting its demands, the KUTS said that this was the second time that a KU faculty member...

Forget Altaf, focus on flood relief, Bilawal to party  Says he pushes Bilawal’s buttons to get the job done  KARACHI( INP): Strictly directing them to zoom in on the relief work in the areas devastated by the super-floods, ChairpersonPPP, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday night forbade his party lawmakers from wasting their energies in countering Muttahida Qaumi Movement...

LAHORE (NNI): Chief Minister has directed authorities to take all preventive measures to protect affected districts from viral diseases. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed early survey of losses in flood-hit areas. Presiding over a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Flood Relief in Lahore, he said work on rehabilitation of infrastructure damaged by...

KARACHI (INP): Renowned political analyst and former ambassador Zafar Hilali has revealed that on Thursday he received an extortion call from Lyari, demanding Rs1 million from him. Talking to a private news channel, Zafar Hilali revealed that he received a telephone call demanding Rs1 million from him. The alleged extortionists said that they belong to Lyari Town of the...

KARACHI (INP): Two new polio cases were confirmed from Karachi on Thursday, raising the total number of cases in Sindh to 14 this year, officials said. The first case was from Union Council No.8 of Gadap Town where a 10-month-old child named Omer tested positive for polio. Omer had been vaccinated for the virus once before. Omer’s case is one of the few across Pakistan...

KARACHI, (NNI): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khwaja Izhar-ul-Hasan said on Thursday that Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon should view the MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s demand for new provinces without prejudice. Responding to a statement by the Sindh information minister belonging to the PPP, the MQM leader said that Altaf Hussain never called...

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