Cannot arrest Zardari, Faryal and Murad on someone’s ‘will’: NAB spox

Cannot arrest Zardari, Faryal and Murad on someone’s ‘will’: NAB spox

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has said co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party Asif Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and Chief Minister Sindh Murad Shah cannot be arrested on someone’s ‘will’, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The spokesman of the anti-graft watchdog body in his statement issued here today said, the...

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Earthquake tremors felt in Quetta, adjoining areas

Earthquake tremors felt in Quetta, adjoining areas

QUETTA: An earthquake jolts struck the provincial capital and other cities of northern and eastern Balochistan on Wednesday night, however no loss of life was reported. According to ARY News correspondent, the tremor struck Quetta and other areas at around 1.30am, forcing people to leave their homes and workplaces and...

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Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take oath as CJP tomorrow

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to take oath as CJP tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The most senior judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, will take oath as the 26th Chief Justice of the country tomorrow (Friday), ARY News reported. He will take oath at a ceremony at the President House in Islamabad. His term as the CJP will...

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Pak Army kills four TTP terrorists in Hangu

Pak Army kills four TTP terrorists in Hangu

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday killed four Tehreek-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists in Hangu, said the military’s media wing. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted an intelligence based operation on a suspected terrorist hide out earlier in the morning. The killed terrorists including commander Islam were involved...

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No music to be played on PIA flights: CEO Malik

No music to be played on PIA flights: CEO Malik

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chief Operating Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik on Wednesday directed to stop playing soft music during flights. The music will be replaced by Qaseeda Burda Shareef (an ode of praise for the Prophet Muhammad PBUH). According to CNN, earlier this month, the national airline began a...

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Fawad Chaudhry claims “everything was going well with MQM in Sindh”

Fawad Chaudhry claims “everything was going well with MQM in Sindh”

KARACHI: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Tuesday “everything going well” with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in Sindh and that there was no crack in the two parties’ alliance. Speaking to media personnel following a meeting with the leaders of the MQM-P in Bahadurabad, Chaudhry commented that the alliance between...

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3 suspects arrested during police operation in Karachi

3 suspects arrested during police operation in Karachi

KARACHI: Three suspects were arrested Tuesday night from various areas of the city, police said, with two of them being a fugitive and a wanted one. A drug-seller was arrested from Sharafi Goth late last night, the senior superintendent of police (SSP) for Malir said, adding that contraband was recovered from his...

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CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah outlines plans for Empress Market to restore its glory

CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah outlines plans for Empress Market to restore its glory

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has outlined plans for return Empress Market to its past glory. The market located in the Saddar area of the city was at the centre of the anti-encroachment drive. During a meeting to review progress of megaproject schemes in the city, Chief Minister...

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Rawalpindi fire: Bride and her friends succumb to injuries after gas explosion

Rawalpindi fire: Bride and her friends succumb to injuries after gas explosion

RAWALPINDI: In what can be described as an extremely tragic incident, a bride and five of her friends succumbed to burn injuries in a house fire at Sixth road on Tuesday, the family of the deceased accuses rescue team of showing negligence in conducting immediate relief action. Bride Sana Tariq,...

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5-year-old minor recovered from Lahore, kidnappers in custody

5-year-old minor recovered from Lahore, kidnappers in custody

LAHORE: A 5-year-old boy who had gone missing from Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park was recovered on Tuesday. The boy named Saad had gone missing earlier this week after he visited the park with his family and got separated from them. In the footage received by the police, a burqa-clad woman could be...

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