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Qadri leaves for Dubai, due to reach Islamabad Monday

He said he wants to proceed to Lahore peacefully. LONDON (Pakistan News) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri left for Dubai on Sunday evening. Qadri is due to arrive in Islamabad on Monday morning, Dunya News reported. Talking to newsmen outside Heathrow airport, Tahirul Qadri said he …

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Section 144 imposed in Rawalpindi ahead of Qadri’s arrival

Public gatherings and rallies have been banned at the airport and its adjacent areas.RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Interior Ministry has imposed Section 144 at Benazir International Airport and its surrounding area ahead of the arrival of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, Dunya News reported. According to police …

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Model Town tragedy: CM Punjab removes Rana Samaullah from law ministership

Principal Secretary Dr Taukir has also been removed from his office. LAHORE (Pakistan News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Friday removed Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah from his position over Model Town tragedy, saying that he will not hesitate to offer any sacrifice for the sake of transparent …

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Defence Ministry moves Attorney General to raise Geo’s penalty

Attorney General is told to move IHC to increase the penalty. ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Defence Ministry on Thursday forwarded case to Attorney General recommending an increase in Geo News’s penalty for maligning defence institutions. The Attorney General has been told to move Islamabad High Court, Dunya News reported. According …

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Lahore tragedy: PAT names PMLN leadership, ministers, Lahore police in FIR

Shahbaz Sharif’s ‘beloved’ Gullu Butt vandalized property while police watched, the FIR noted. LAHORE (Pakistan News) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Thursday lodged a First Information Report (FIR) over Model Town tragedy — that killed nine and injured dozens – at Faisal Town Police Station in Lahore naming Pakistan …

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Battagram: Blast near police van leaves 2 dead in Torghar District

The police van was on routine patrol in Akazo area of Torghar District.MANSEHRA (Web Desk) – Two policemen were martyred and 2 others sustained injuries when a bomb exploded near their vehicle in Torghar District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dunya News reported on Friday. The police van was on routine patrol …

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NA expresses grief over MQM MNA Tahira Asif’s death

Members of the National Assembly have demanded investigation into the incident.ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The National Assembly today (Friday) expressed grief and sorrow over the death of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmaker Tahira Asif and sympathized with the bereaved family. The lawmakers have condemned the tragic firing incident in which she was injured …

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Zarb-e-Azb update: More than 20 militants killed in Miranshah airstrikes

Helicopter gunships targeted militant hideouts in an early morning raid in Kutabkhel area. BANNU (AFP) – Pakistani helicopter gunships pounded militant targets in the country s northwest Friday, killing up to 20 rebels, as the number of civilians fleeing an expected ground offensive passed 150,000. Nearly 100,000 people have left North …

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Avoid leg pulling and let the government function smoothly: PM Nawaz

Some rejected elements want to destabilise the system, the Prime Minister said.  ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday suggested his political opponents to wait for five years to get mandate from the people instead of creating hurdles in the way of the government. Addressing the launching …

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Lahore tragedy: PAT workers protest in various cities

LAHORE (Pakistan News) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers and supporters on Tuesday protested in various cities including Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Multan and Peshawar against killing of PAT workers and removal of barricades from Minhajul Quran Secretariat at Model Town Lahore by police. Demonstrators and police clashed …

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