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  TIMERGARA INP): The Dir Qaumi Jirga has warned to stage a sit-in against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government if it did not withdraw its decision to collect tax on sale of sand and gravel from the bank of rivers. Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara press club, elders of the Jirga including...

KARACHI (NNI): Considerable/substantial reduction in crime has been witnessed in the province of Sindh in this year especially in July and August. The Sindh Police has focused against terrorism, target killings, kidnapping for ransom and extortion. Since 1.7.2014, 195 criminals have been killed in 5174 encounters, while 1238 have been arrested. This was informed to IGP...

MUZAFFAABAD (NNI): Spokesperson of National Disaster Management Authority Ahmed Kamal said that 27,700 people and one hundred twenty villages in Azad Kashmir have been affected due to rain and flood. Talking to a private TV, he said 1,785 houses have been completely smashed while 3,712 houses partially damaged in the area. He said in Punjab one hundred thirty-one people...

LAHORE (PR): A special chartered flight arrived at Lahore on Tuesday morning with 258 Pakistanis on board. This is the 6th such flight since August 13, 2014 organized for evacuating thousands of stranded Pakistanis in Libya and brings the total number of Pakistanis airlifted to Pakistan to 1727., according to a press release. Around 1800 destitute Pakistanis are still...

KARACHI (DNA): Khurrum Ashfaque, presently Director Technology Operations, has been appointed Chief Technology Officer in Telenor Pakistan. Gyorgy Koller, the current CTO, will be moving back to Europe to join a program in Telenor Denmark and Telenor Hungary as Senior Vice-President. Khurrum will take charge from September 15. Khurrum Ashfaque has 21 years of international...

FAISALABAD (INP): Faisalabad waste management company Tuesday distributed flyers and paper bags by launching its awareness campaign in eight bazaars to discourage the use of plastic bags. Communication Officer Farhan Ali Qazi, Assistant Managers and Waste Inspectors participated in the awareness activity. Farhan Qazi told that more than one thousand shops have been targeted...

LAHORE(INP): In connection with the celebrations of 49th Defence Day, Punjab University Pakistan Study Centre (PSC) in collaboration with Pakistan National Forum (PNF) will organize an event to revisit the historic war with India & seek suitable deterrents, lessons for future on Wednesday. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran will preside over the ceremony while...

Says force will follow footsteps of its heroes KARACHI (NNI): Aviation Paintings and Aircraft Models Exhibition is continuing at PAF Museum Faisal. A large number of aviation enthusiasts, Arts schools, colleges’ students and people from all walks of life visited the exhibition and due to their exuberance and keen interest the exhibition has been extended for another...

LAHORE (INP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif visited flood affected areas of Jalalpur Bhattian in Hafizabad district Sunday night and directed to speed up rescue and relief operation in flood-hit areas. On the directives of the chief minister, Pakistan Army and Rescue-1122 teams reached Jalalpur Bhattian and stepped up the operation to rescue the people...

KARACHI (NNI): Administrator DMC Korangi Abdul Rashid Khan along with M.C Masroor Memon said Rain Emergency is declared in all zones (Shah Faisal,Landhi, and Korangi) of DMC Korangi all officers and official vacation is canceled in this connection. In a press release issued here on Monday, he said that a complaint center is working round the clock in the main office building...

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