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Faiz Hamid’s traces in institution still supporting Imran Khan: Maryam Nawaz

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senior Vice-President and Chief Organiser Maryam Nawaz on Saturday said “traces” of General (retd) Faiz Hamid still exist in the institution, which are supporting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan till date. In an interview, the PML-N leader said: “This is [PML-N supremo] Nawaz Sharif’s homeland and he will return to the country.” Commenting on Khan’s resistance to face the court for the numerous cases against him and the judiciary constantly requesting him to appear before it, Maryam said this is the first time she hasRead More

Gas leakage explosion in Attock

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (FEB-18): Gas leakage explosion left seven persons including four women and two children sustained burn injuries here in a house near Naqshbandia Mosque Awan SharifAttock City on Saturday. Rescue sources said that the inmates of the house were present in their house when the explosion occurred soon as the household women opened fire to burner of their gas stove for making their diner in the kitchen. The kitchen was full of gas due to leakage in the internal pipe fitting. The explosion left seven personsRead More

Attock police arrest four gamblers

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (FEB-18): Attock police booked four gamblers along with recovery of money at stake and gambling tools from their possession here in Mian DhakiChabwith in the jurisdiction of police station Injara on Saturday. Police said, on tip off, the police squad  headed by SHO police station Injra conducted a raid at the den of gambling when the outlaws were busy in their crime with flash cards. On this occasion,  police nabbed four gamblers identified as Mohammad Tufail, Murad Khan, Qamar Saeed and Abdullah with pet moneyRead More

COAS visits JPMC, inquires about health of injured police officers

RAWALPINDI, Feb 18: /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Karachi, today. CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah and COAS were briefed about the Karachi Police Office (KPO) incident at Corps Headquarters. Thereafter they visited Karachi Police Office (KPO) where last night successful coordinated Counter Terrorism (CT) operation involving Pak Army Special Service Group (SSG), Pakistan Rangers Sindh & Sindh Police cleared the site while sending all terrorists to hell. Subsequently CM and COAS also visited Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and met the injuredRead More

FM urges for capacity building of Afghan authorities to counter threats of terrorism

ISLAMABAD, Feb 18: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday urged the international community to help in capacity building of the Afghan interim authorities to take on threats of terrorism. The foreign minister was taking part in a panel discussion in Munich Security Conference. He said that the international community wanted the Afghan interim government to live up to its obligations and commitments in areas like women education, all-inclusive government and tackling of potential threats from terrorism, emanating from terrorist groups of Daesh, TTP and Al Qaeda. The foreign ministerRead More

Shab-i-Meraj being observed tonight with reverence

LAHORE – The country will observe the night of blessings with great respect on Feb 18 (Saturday night). Muslims celebrate Shab-e-Meraj on the 27th night of Rajab (seventh month of Islamic calendar). It is also known as Shab-e-Miraj-un-Nabi and Laylatul Meraj. Shab-e-Meraj is celebrated to commemorate the journey of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) to meet Allah. Muslims observe this event by praying, congregating, reciting the Holy Quran, and supplicating. They fast during the day from dawn to dusk. The Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him) was given the honourRead More