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Pakistan, Afghanistan to settle border dispute using Google Maps


KANDAHAR (AFP) – Pakistan and Afghanistan plan to use Google Maps to help settle a border dispute that led to deadly clashes last week, officials from both sides said Monday. At least eight civilians were killed on both sides in fighting that began when a Pakistani census team accompanied by …

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Exclusive cockpit tour for woman passenger, PIA pilot violates aviation code


– Pilot in-charge of a Beijing-bound flight of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) that took off from Tokyo let a foreign woman in the cockpit violating the flight code. Flight PK-853 witnessed violation of the international aviation code as the captain gave ‘an exclusive tour of the cockpit’ to the woman …

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PM Nawaz presides over meeting to discuss key matters


Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has chaired a meeting of ministers to discuss key issues including investigation report and notification over Dawn Leaks. According to sources, the premier took cabinet members into confidence over Dawn Leaks notification and also talked on his visits to Saudi Arabia and China. …

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Punjab CM files Rs10 bn defamation suit against Imran Khan


Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif on Monday has sent Rs10 billion defamation suit to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan over bribe claim. According to the sources, Advocate Khawaja Haris forwarded the notice to Imran Khan on his Bani Gala residence and party office in Islamabad, asking to …

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Receiving threatening phone calls: PEMRA chiefZ

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Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Absar Alam has said on Monday that he and his staffers are receiving threatening telephone calls. In a press conference in the federal capital, the PEMRA chief said that it is difficult to perform duties in the present conditions. He has urged …

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Was forced to marry Tahir on gunpoint, alleges Indian woman


Indian woman Uzma on Monday while leveling a series of accusations against her Pakistani husband Tahir Ali has filed a plea in a local court of Islamabad. Uzma claims that Tahir had married her on gunpoint. She accuses him of harassment, rape and snatching away her documents. The court has …

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CM Khattak spends Rs16 bn discretionary funds against Imran Khan’s instructions


Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak has spent Rs16.13 billion discretionary funds in three years despite Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s clear instructions to not dole out the reserves. According to the documents obtained by Dunya News, the funds were released in four separate categories from 2013 to …

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Heavy weapons, explosives recovered in Peshawar’s Hassanabad


In major achievement in ongoing war on terrorism, the law enforcement personnel have recovered huge cache of weapons and explosives buried in riverbank in Peshawar’s Hassanabad area on Monday. Superintendent of Police (SP) Rural Furqan Bilal claimed that the weapons including rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and mortar shells were hidden by …

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Case against 80 people lodged for stoning KP food minister’s convoy


A case has been lodged against 80 people in Abbottabad’s Sherwan police station for pelting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Food Minister Qalandar Khan Lodhi’s vehicle with stones. According to details, 18 persons are nominated in the case, however, no arrests have been made yet. Qalandar Khan Lodhi was on Saturday attacked …

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Chaman border will remain close till change in Afghanistan’s attitude: Lt Gen Aamir Riaz


CHAMAN (Web Desk) – Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz visited Chaman on Sunday to review the post attack situation in the area. Talking to media, he said Afghan forces committed a shameful act by targeting innocent civilians through mortar shells attack. Lieutenant General Aamir said that such attacks …

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