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BHAKAR/LAHORE (INP): As many as 223 workers of the Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) were arrested with bullet proof jackets and weapons in Bhakar on Sunday. Police recovered bullet proof jackets, weapons, crackers and other items from the arrested workers. DPO Bhakar said that cases against them were registered.Meanwhile...

Altaf too threatens to shut down Pakistan   KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) head Altaf Hussain has threatened to shut down the whole country if his party’s delegation is not allowed access to Minhaj ul Quran Secretariat. In a press statement here on Sunday, MQM said three trucks filled with food supplies have been stopped by Punjab police from reaching the...

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri cannot get support of political forces or the people and will not succeed in their designs. In an interview with Radio Pakistan on Sunday, he said PTI has very low political representation and wants to create unrest in the country. He said the PTI’s call for long march on 14th...

LAHORE : The Pakistan Awami Tehreek s recent claim of police raid on Minhajul Quran secretariat in Model Town has turned out to be false. PAT President Raheeq Abbasi claimed on Friday that the Punjab police had chalked out a plan to raid Minhajul Quran Secretariat and arrest Dr Tahirul Qadri. According to latest reports, a large number of PAT workers, wearing gas masks...

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal tendered an apology for the inconvenience suffered by the people from government’s restrictions. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Ibqal justified the imposition of restrictions, saying that had government not taken these measures, there could have been riots in Lahore. “Workers...

DI KHAN: Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) claimed on Sunday to have averted a major terrorist attack that was meant to target the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s upcoming ‘Azadi March’. Police sources said that on a tip off about the terrorists’ presence, security forces carried out a search operation in the Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan and arrested...

Says after seeing ailing mother, will come back to Pakistan Asks nation, armed forces, serious politicians to join hands for country’s development   ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (INP): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said on Sunday he would not run away from Pakistan as all cases against him were politically motivated. “I am not running away from Pakistan. Rather,...

VEHARI (INP): Groom was killed while bride among eight others injured when a vehicle overturned due to over speeding here on Sunday. Police said that a van carrying wedding guests which was returning from Malsi to Sahiwal turned turtle at Mailsi Road in Vehari. As a result of accident the groom died on the spot while the bride among eight others sustained wounds. The body...

ZHOB, Aug 10 (INP): Another man died of Congo fever while two others were detected with the virus here on Sunday. Five persons hailing from Meena Bazaar locality of Zhob were found affected with Congo virus. One of the affectees hailing from the village had died a couple of days ago while Abdullah Jan expired in a hospital on Sunday. A Congo fever patient has recovered...

NAWABSHAH/ CHITRAL (INP): At least three persons were killed and 10 others injured as a passenger bus over turned here on Sunday.   Police said that the accident took place at Dour Road in Nawabshah where an over speeding bus turned turtle. Three persons were killed on the spot while 10 others sustained wounds. The casualties were moved to local hospital for medico-legal...

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