Zulfi not Imran Khan requested removal of his name from ECL, says Faisal Javed

Zulfi not Imran Khan requested removal of his name from ECL, says Faisal Javed

ISLAMABAD: Amid a wave of criticism directed at PTI chief Imran Khan over Zulfi Bukhari’s “escape”, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Javed Khan on Wednesday claimed that his party supremo didn’t use his influence to strike the wanted man’s name off Exit Control List (ECL), ARY News reported. Speaking exclusively...

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Ruet meets on June 14 for Shawwal moon

Ruet meets on June 14 for Shawwal moon

ISLAMABAD: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee will meet on Thursday evening in Karachi for sighting the Shawwal moon. According to Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony officials, Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee will meet under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman while the district committees will meet in their respective areas. The Ministry of...

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Demolition of advertisement walls under way in Karachi after SC orders

Demolition of advertisement walls under way in Karachi after SC orders

Karachi Cantonment Board has started demolition of walls with advertisements within its vicinity, Geo News reported Wednesday morning. So far, four walls plastered with advertisements have been demolished on Sharae Faisal near FTC building.  The action of the cantonment board comes four days after the apex court had ordered demolition...

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Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees to meet in three provincial metropolises for moon sighting announcements

Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees to meet in three provincial metropolises for moon sighting announcements

QUETTA: On Thursday, a zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in the provincial capital for Shawal moon sighting. Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committees will also meet in the other three provincial metropolises. The meeting will take place at Deputy Commissioner’s Complex in Quetta as per a notification. All committee members have been asked...

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Road accident in Sargodha kills 4 as vehicles collide

Road accident in Sargodha kills 4 as vehicles collide

SARGHODA: At least four people were killed and 20 injured when a dumper truck bumped into a passenger bus near Jhang Road in Sarghoda on Tuesday night, media reported. According to police sources, three children were among the injured. The accident occurred 20 kilometers from Sarghoda on Jhang Road near norther 85...

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Ministry of Water Resources to resolve water-availability issues through comprehensive plans

Ministry of Water Resources to resolve water-availability issues through comprehensive plans

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk directed Ministry of Water Resources to work out a comprehensive plan for addressing water-related issues of the country. He said this while chairing a briefing on water resources at Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad. Minister for Water Resources Barrister Ali Zafar, Secretary to...

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Bilawal pledges to reform Karachi into a city that would reap opportunities for all

Bilawal pledges to reform Karachi into a city that would reap opportunities for all

KARACHI: On Tuesday, Chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pledged to transform Karachi into a city that would reap opportunities for all. “The PPP leaders and workers from Karachi should step-up campaign and take the message of the party to every door in the city that we will...

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Sh Rasheed can contest 2018 elections, rules Supreme Court

Sh Rasheed can contest 2018 elections, rules Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) will announce its decision on a plea seeking disqualification of Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed on Wednesday (today), according to Geo News report. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah,...

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Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on 16th June across the nation

Eid-ul-Fitr likely to be celebrated on 16th June across the nation

LAHORE: Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council Secretary General Khalid Ejaz Mufti made this forecast here on Monday. He predicted that Shawwal 1 will be on Saturday at the earliest. He said new moon cannot be sighted until and unless its age is a minimum of 19 hours at the time of sunset (at...

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SC directs Nadra to unblock Musharraf’s CNIC

SC directs Nadra to unblock Musharraf’s CNIC

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: While the Supreme Court has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to unblock the computerised national identity card (CNIC) of former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, controversy surrounds his participation in the coming general elections as Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf pleaded before the apex court that the former...

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