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MULTAN (INP): Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday visited the 14 year old rape victim and her family in Alamgiri town of Multan. The parents of the victim narrated the alarming rape incident to Shabaz Sharif. He was told that the rape victim named Shaheena Bibi was raped by her neighbour Nadeem...

PESHAWAR (INP): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved Metro Bus project for Peshawar at a cost of Rs14 billion. The approval of the project was given by Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak while chairing a meeting here on Thursday. The Metro Bus project would be 26.6 kilometers long. According to sources, the per kilometer cost of the Peshawar Metro bus project would...

LAHORE (INP): The Pakistan Army has rescued 60,000 flood affectees in Punjab so far with the help of its helicopters and boats. This was stated by the Director, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Brigadier Anwaar Ahmad, while giving briefing to media in Lahore on Thursday. He said seven Army helicopters rescued 2,500 people stranded in the flood water while the remaining...

  LAHORE (NNI): Pakistan Railways has announced to run four special trains on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha across the country. According to the railways official, the special trains will run from Quetta, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi. The purpose is to facilitate people to celebrate with their families. In the past due to uncertainty of the railways locomotives...

LAHORE (INP): The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered the government to release the arrested workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.   The Home Department of Punjab in a report submitted in the court stated that 2,220 workers of PAT and PTI have been released. The report said that 36 activists involved in rioting at Rawalpindi airport...

CHAKOTHI (INP): Special bus service will run between Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Srinagar to facilitate the people stranded on two sides of the line of control (LoC) due to suspension of vehicular traffic service caused by flashfloods in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). Trade Facilitation Officer (TFO) Chakothi, Basharat Iqbal said that special bus service will carry stranded...

KARACHI, Sep 25 (INP): Karachi police chief Thursday stated that ongoing targeted operation is being carried out only against criminals in the metropolis. Addressing a press conference here Thursday, Additional Inspector General (AIG) of Sindh Ghulam Qadri Thebo urged MQM to stage sit-in at a place where roads would not block for traffic.  He appealed MQM to end its sit-in...

BAHAWALNAGAR (NNI): The bereaved families have demanded action against administration of District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital, Bahawalnagar as 54 children died of spurious medicines in the hospital during 15 days. Sources said that at least 54 children admitted or born in DHQ Bahawnagar expired due to spurious medicines available in the hospital and suggested by the doctors. The...

KARACHI (NNI): Sindh Government has imposed complete ban on setting up of camps for hide collections during 3 days of Eid-ul-Azha in Karachi Division. The decision was taken at a high level meeting held under the chairmanship of Dr. Niaz Ali Abbasi. The meeting decided that collection of hides without permission from the Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner as the case may...

MILAN (INP): Italian airport authorities have arrested a PIA air hostess on the charges of drug smuggling. According to the details, Paris-bound PIA flight 733 made emergency landing at Milan city airport when authorities received information that narcotics were being smuggled in the plane. Upon search Milan city airport authorities recovered huge quantity of drugs from...

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