Six killed, over 40 injured in suicide blast inside Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine

SEHWAN SHARIF: At least six people were killed and over 40 injured in a suicide explosion inside Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine on Thursday. According to local police, the bomber entered shrine from Golden Gate and blew himself during Damal, where a large number of people...

Govt to present Rs one trillion historic development budget: PM

Nawaz convenes PML-N meeting
ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday said his government would present an unprecedented Rs. one trillion development budget for the next year, as it sincerely believed in serving the masses selflessly. Chairing a meeting of the Parliamentary Party of PML(N), the Prime...

Iranian envoy meets COAS, discuss regional security

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa
RAWALPINDI: Mehdi Honardoost, the Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa today (Saturday). Matters of regional security and mutual interest were discussed, according to ISPR. The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pak Army’s contributions towards regional peace...

PM Nawaz, Army Chief discuss border situation ahead of NSC meeting

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Shareef called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before the meeting of National Security Committee (NSC) on Tuesday and apprised him of the situiaon on borders, specially on the Line of Control (LoC). The prime minister has also convened...

Two children die due to doctors’ negligence in KP

MARDAN: Two children died allegedly because of doctors’ negligence at hospitals in Mardan and Saidu Sharif. Relatives of the deceased children staged separate protest demonstrations against the hospitals staff and doctors. As per details, in Kalo Lundkhwar area of Mardan, doctors at the Lundkhwar Category-D...

Taliban suicide attack on provincial Afghan police HQ kills at least 12

Taliban
KABUL: A Taliban suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 60, officials and militants said. The attack targeted a police training center attached to the headquarters in Gardez, the capital of Paktia...

NEPRA approves Rs 1.96 per unit reduction in power tariff

NEPRA slashes power tariff by Rs3.24 per unit
ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Thursday approved Rs 1.96 per unit reduction in power tariff under fuel price adjustment for the month of April. This decision was made during a public hearing chaired by chairman NEPRA Tariq Sadozai. In a petition, Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA)...

Saudi, Bahrain, UAE, Egypt cut ties with Qatar over terrorism

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, as they accused the Gulf state of supporting terrorism. Saudi news agency SPA said Riyadh cut diplomatic ties and closed borders with its neighbour to...

Eight killed a van plunges into ravine in Buner

BUNER: At least eight people were killed and three injured when a van plunged into deep ravine in Buner on Sunday. According to reports, a passenger van was going from Jabu Chogarzai to Sawari area of Buner, when the driver lost control over the vehicle....

PPP agrees to 2-year extension in military courts: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party ( PPP) Thursday agreed to government’s proposal for revival of the military courts for two years as two bills would be presented in the National Assembly on Friday. According to reports, the government and opposition parties rejected the recommendations of the...

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