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LAHORE (INP): A seminar on pro-women laws was organised by civil society organisations in Lahore to discuss the importance of women rights and their effective implementation.  The event was organised by World Vision International – Pakistan in collaboration with civil society organisations. The seminar...

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Eid-ul-Azha is fast approaching, but the animal trade is quite slow and fails to attract the intending buyers here in bordering district Zhob. A large number of animals are up for sale in the biggest cattle market near Tablighi mosque on Quetta Road. The unscrupulous traders have jacked up prices of sacrificial animals. Buyers seem frustrated...

LAHORE, Oct 2 (INP): Ambassador Richard Olson and Power Information Technology Company CEO, Hasan Bokhari, led an inauguration ceremony at the Network Operations Center at the Lahore Water and Power Development Authority Office on Thursday.  The facility was established through a partnership between Pakistan’s electricity distribution companies and the United States...

BANNU, Oct 02 (NNI): Three suspected terrorists were killed and four others were arrested on Thursday in a clash with security forces in Frontier Region Jani Khel.  Official sources said that the clash took place in Wali Noor Jan Khel while security personnel were carrying out the operation. Sources confirmed that the clash left three militants dead while four others,...

QUETTA: At least eight people were killed and 12 others injured in firing and blasts here on Wednesday. Unknown men hurled a hand grenade and opened fire at a barber shop located on Zarghoon Road. 13 people were injured in the attack and later four of them succumbed to their injuries while receiving treatment at a local hospital. According to police, the shop owners belonged...

KAMOKE (INP): Two persons were killed and two others injured when two rival groups clashed over property dispute here on Wednesday. Police said that armed men of two groups hailing from Kasoki Road of tehsil Kamoke, district Gujranwala, traded fire over ownership of a piece of a land. In cross firing, two persons were killed on the spot while two others sustained wounds. The...

HYDERABAD (NNI): At least four people died after consuming toxic home-made liquor in Hyderabad. The incident occurred in Latifabad area no. 4 and 5 of Hyderabad where several dens of home-made liquor are established with alcohol openly being sold. Local residents have confirmed selling of liquor in their respective areas. As many as nine people have died so far after consuming...

KARACHI(PR):: Peek Freans Sooper created history by becoming the first biscuit brand with sales over the unprecedented Rs. 11 b mark. The coveted milestone is another feather to the hat of the brand that not only has the biggest market share in the plain sweet segment at 37 percent, according to the AC Nielsen retail audit, but it is also  the highest contributing brand...

KARACHI (PR): Pakistan Naval Ships PNS NASR and SAIF arrived Wednesday at Colombo Port?for a four-day goodwill visit. Commodore Zahid Ilyas, is the Mission Commander of the visiting Pakistan Naval Ships. According to a press release received here, a number of activities of mutual interest are planned between the two navies during the visit, including a reception on PNS...

PINDI BHATTIAN (DNA): Punjab Government started payment of financial assistance to the flood affected people Wednesday. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif launched the programme by attending a ceremony in Pindi Bhattian. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said payment of the first installment of compensation amount to the affectees will be completed before...

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