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IESCO cuts power supply to Imran Khan’s Islamabad residence

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The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Monday cut off power supply to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala, Express News reported. Three connections to the PTI chief’s residence were cut off today. In September, IESCO had served a notice to Imran, issuing him a warning …

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CJ recuses himself from PTI’s thumb print verification case

CJ recuses himself from PTI's thumb print verification case

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Nasirul Mulk on Monday recused himself from hearing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) plea regarding thumb print verification in four constituencies. The three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by CJP himself today took up PTI and Workers Party Pakistan’ plea regarding the non-implementation of its June …

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Influential encroachers: Thousands of acres of railways land occupied

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Government departments and Influential people continue to illegally occupy 2,612 acres of land of Pakistan Railways (PR), which has been fighting for years for repossession of its property, scattered across the country. These precious lands are occupied by various individuals and departments. The Railways owns 167, 690 acres land across …

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PM reiterates resolve to help flood survivors

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said his government is committed to the complete rehabilitation of flood affected people and will deploy all resources to mitigate the impact of flood and the damages it has caused. Nawaz, while speaking at a gathering in Narowal, said the government was also considering ways to …

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LoC skirmishes: Ceasefire violations taken up at appropriate level, says Siddiqui

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Affairs Irfan Siddiqui on Wednesday said the government has taken up the issue of Line of Control (LoC) violations at an appropriate level. “Ceasefire violations along the LoC for more than a week are a matter of grave concern not only for …

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Man held, 16 bottles of liquor seized

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The Aabpara police claimed to have arrested a man on Monday and seized liquor from him. On a tip-off, the police raided a hideout near Awami Market in Sector G-7/2 and arrested a man, who could not be identified, and seized 16 bottles of liquor from his possession. A case …

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India warns Pakistanis against ‘forged polio certificates’

India warns Pakistanis against ‘forged polio certificates’

India has warned Pakistanis applying for a visa to the country not to use fake polio vaccination certificates. The Indian High Commission issued a statement on Wednesday warning that such visa applications would be rejected and the applicants permanently denied entry to India. “It has been reported that forged polio …

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IED blast in Mohmand Agency kills two

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Two people were killed and one person was injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in the Alingar area of Tehsil Safi in Mohmand Agency on Wednesday. Sources confirmed that the device was planted in front of the home of Muhammad Gul, a Union Council Polio Worker (UCPW). Gul …

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COAS spends Eid with troops in Waziristan, PM visits Narowal flood victims

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Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif spent Eidul Azha with soldiers fighting terrorists in North Waziristan, while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Narowal to meet flood victims, Express News reported on Monday. General Raheel Sharif offered Eid prayers in Wana and later visited Miramshah. DG ISPR Asim Bajwa, in …

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Next PM will be from PPP, says Bilawal in Eid address

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In his Eid address to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) workers, PPP patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari roundly criticised all his political foes for not making “sacrifices” for democracy. Bilawal was addressing his supporters gathered at Bilawal House in Karachi. “The former cricketer would indeed have worked hard to climb the political …

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