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General election July 25 onwards, hints PM

A Pakistani voter casts his ballot in a by-election in Lahore on September 17, 2017.The wife of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is contesting a parliamentary by-election September 17 after her husband’s seat became vacant when he was ousted from office. Photo: AFP PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has hinted ...

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Sabika Sheikh’s body arrives in Karachi

The body of 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh arrived in Karachi on Wednesday morning, SAMAA TV reported. Relatives of Sabika Sheikh waited at the Old Terminal of the airport as her body was brought to Karachi via the Turkish airline. Seventeen-year-old Sabika Sheikh was shot dead by a schoolmate in Santa Fe, ...

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Naeem-ul-Haque slaps Daniyal Aziz in talk-show

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader (PTI) Naeemul Haque on Tuesday lost his temper during talk-show on a TV channel and slapped PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz while arguing with him. They appeared on Geo’s “Aapas Ki Baat” programme with journalist Iftikhar Ahmed and PPP lawmaker Nafisa Shah as guests. The brawl erupted when ...

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CENTCOM commander condoles with COAS on death of Sabika Sheikh

Commander US CENTCOM General Joseph Votel called to Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa and condoled unfortunate death of Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh in Texas School firing. He conveyed his grief to bereaved family on loss of an innocent life, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major ...

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PM gives go ahead to hold elections on July 25

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has given a green signal to hold forthcoming general elections on July 25 this year. According to details, the Election Commission of Pakistan sent a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain, seeking approval for elections on July 25, 26 or 27. The President is currently out ...

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Heatwave is here to stay: Watch Met Office forecast

Met Office has predicted that the country will continue to experience more hot weather in next two week. Spokesman of the Pakistan Meteorological Department says the prevailing temperature can further go up as there is not rain system across Pakistan to break the heatwave. He says the temperature will further ...

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Officials deny heatwave-related deaths in Karachi

Key government officials have not confirmed the figure of 65 deaths in the city due to heatwave, but exhorted residents of Karachi to take precautions because of the heat. Faisal Edhi, who heads the Edhi Foundation and runs Karachi’s central morgue, said on Monday that 65 people died of heatstroke ...

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Shopkeeper gunned down in Quetta

Unidentified armed men shot dead a shopkeeper at Jatak Stop area of Quetta on Tuesday. According to police, the victim was identified as Mirza Khan, a resident of Kuchlak. The police said the unidentified men opened fire at the shopkeeper when he was in his shop and fled away after ...

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