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Friday, April 22nd, 2016


PM says he will resign if proven guilty

I would write letter to CJP to inquire Panama Papers allegations, I would accept the verdict of the Commission, Those who asking for accountability should also be accounted, PM addresses nation ISLAMABAD, 22 APR, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced that he would write a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan for setting up of a Commission to probe allegations being levelled against his family in the wake of Panama Leaks. Nawaz Sharif said that he would accept the recommendations of the judicial commission. Sharif wondered if theRead More

PTI minority MPA gunned down in Buner

SWAT: Soran Singh, special assistant to chief minister KP on minorities’ affairs and an MPA, was gunned down in a targeted attack near Pir Baba in Buner district on Friday. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the MPA as he was on his way home, said sources. “Soran Singh was shot in the head and eye,” Pir Baba SHO Mir Ghazab confirmed. He was shifted to the hospital immediately after the incident, where he succumbed to his wounds. Soran Singh belonged to the Sikh community and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in 2011Read More

Pak-Afghanistan discuss repatriation of Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD, 22 APR, (DNA) – Pakistan and Afghanistan have discussed matters related to early and dignified repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland through mutual cooperation as well as engagement with the international community. Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi, Afghan Minister of Refugees and Repatriation met. Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs. Lt. Gen. Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister of State and Frontier Regions was also present in the meeting. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs emphasized the need of effective steps for achieving this objective.Read More

Interest free financial system urged in country

KARACHI, 22 APR, (DNA) – The 5th Islamic Finance, Banking & Takaful Conference & Expo organized by the Professionals Network concluded with the commitment and recommendation to get free from the Ribah based Banking and adopt Islamic Financial System , interest free Banking & Takaful. Chief Guest of the Occasion Mr. Zafar Hijazi (Chairman Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan) said that he is impressed by the Range of Products & Services being displayed at this platform. He said that The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has setRead More

30-year-old woman gang raped in Peshawar

Three arrested in India over student's alleged gang-rape

PESHAWAR: A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by four men on Wednesday night in the city’s Chughalpura area. According to the First Information Report (FIR) registered on Thursday, the woman – who hails from Battagram – was on her way home after visiting family in the Chughalpura area when four men forcibly took her to a house and raped her. She was released three hours later at around 2am. The main accused in relation to the case was arrested in a raid on Friday, police officials confirmed. “Four personsRead More

Two police razakars arrested for alleged rape attempt

Pregnant woman killed in name of 'honour'

KARACHI: Police on Friday announced the arrest of two police volunteers accused of attempting to rape a woman. Police said the police qaumi razakars stopped a rickshaw transporting a woman from Korangi to Seaview, beat up the driver, stole his money and took the rickshaw to the riverbed nearby. The rickshaw driver alerted police at Gizri, who conducted a raid in the area and took the razakars into custody. They were handed over to the Korangi Industrial Area police and the woman was sent to a hospital for a medicalRead More