Premier Imran Khan to auction off the remaining 49 vehicles at 11:00am today

Premier Imran Khan to auction off the remaining 49 vehicles at 11:00am today

ISLAMABAD: The federal government led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is set to auction off the remaining 49 vehicles of the Prime Minister House in the second phase. The auction process will begin today at 11:00am at the PM House. The vehicles up for the auction include 19 bullet-proof cars. On Sep...

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Tensions arise amid PTI, MNA and MPA over alleged land mafia

Tensions arise amid PTI, MNA and MPA over alleged land mafia

KARACHI: A brawl broke out between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), MNA and MPA and their respective supporters on Tuesday over alleged land mafia in Karachi. According to reports, supporters of MPA Rabistan Khan attacked MNA Aftab Jahangir when the two were returning from a tour of Surjani Town. A sling of...

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Pak-Iran militaries will spare no effort in recovering the 12 abducted Iranian guards

Pak-Iran militaries will spare no effort in recovering the 12 abducted Iranian guards

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Tuesday said the Pakistani and Iranian militaries are mutually working to recover the 12 Iranian guards reported to have been kidnapped near the Pak-Iran border. Expressing concern over the abduction, the Foreign Office in a press release said Pakistan will spare no effort and...

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Zainab Murder Case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore, plea for public hanging dismissed

Zainab Murder Case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore, plea for public hanging dismissed

LAHORE: Convict Imran Ali – sentenced to death for the rape and murder of Zainab and twelve other minor girls – was hanged early Wednesday morning at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail. The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Zainab’s father seeking public hanging of the...

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Electricity tariff likely to hike by Rs3.75/unit

Electricity tariff likely to hike by Rs3.75/unit

ISLAMABAD: After an increase in the gas tariff, the government is likely to increase the price of electricity by Rs3.75 per unit. A decision regarding the hike in electricity tariff will be taken today (Tuesday) during an Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar. On Monday,...

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Murree, Peshawar, Mansehra, Swat and parts of KP receive snowfall and rain showers

Murree, Peshawar, Mansehra, Swat and parts of KP receive snowfall and rain showers

PESHAWAR: Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa along with Murree, Peshawar, Mansehra and Swat received snowfall on Tuesday following rain showers. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Chitral, Lowari Tunnel and Muzaffargarh also received snowfall. Rain with snowfall is also expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Mardan and Rawalpindi divisions...

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US consulate vehicle hits a motorcyclist in Karachi

US consulate vehicle hits a motorcyclist in Karachi

KARACHI: A motorcyclist was injured after being hit by a US consulate vehicle in Karachi, police said Monday. The incident occurred near PIDC flyover after which passers-by surrounded the vehicle. The motorcyclist, who received wounds to his foot, was shifted to hospital. Sources said that a foreign woman was present...

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Shehbaz Sharif appears before an accountability court after his 10-day remand

Shehbaz Sharif appears before an accountability court after his 10-day remand

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau presented former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif before an accountability court on Tuesday, after his 10-day remand in the Ashiana Housing Scheme case ended. Strict security arrangements are in place on the routes leading to the court’s premises with blockades installed in several places. Citizens...

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ECP to determine the fate of votes polled by overseas Pakistanis today

ECP to determine the fate of votes polled by overseas Pakistanis today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will decide the fate of votes polled by overseas Pakistanis in Sunday’s by-elections after a meeting with NADRA officials today. This was stated by ECP Spokesman Nadeem Qasim while talking to media in Islamabad. He said the votes of overseas Pakistanis would be...

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Traffic accident: 2 injured as car flips over in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area

Traffic accident: 2 injured as car flips over in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area

KARACHI: At least 2 people were wounded in a traffic accident Sunday night here near the Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque, in the metropolis’ Gulshan-e-Iqbal neighborhood, authorities stated. The crash occurred when a speeding car flipped over and came to a standstill, with people gathering around the site as emergency response team arrived....

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