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Foreign investment is essential for resolving issues:Asif Ali Zardari

Foreign investment is essential for resolving issues:Asif Ali Zardari

LAHORE: (APS) – Co-Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari has said that PPP is not involved in power politics. He said that the ‘film’ being run nowadays in Islamabad has been run previously as well. He said that problems can only be solved through rectification of the faults with the system. He urged the politicians to respect each ... Read More »

Train accident : One dead, several injured

Train accident : One dead, several injured

KARACHI:(APS)A collision between two trains on Tuesday killed at least one person near Ran Pathani area of Sindh, officials said. The accident between a freight train and the Lahore-bound Business Express departing from Karachi killed the driver of the passenger train, confirmed the Divisional Commercial Officer (DCO) of the Railways department.   Sources said that the Business Express had collided ... Read More »

Briefing to the Diplomatic Corps on Prevailing Situation on LoC

Briefing to the Diplomatic Corps on Prevailing Situation on LoC

             ISLAMABAD:(APS)The Ministry of Foreign Affairs briefed today the entire Diplomatic Corps based in Islamabad on the situation arising from the ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary (WB) by the Indian Armed Forces.   The briefing included a detailed presentation by a senior representative of the Military Operations Directorate to explain the ... Read More »

Political situation diverting attention from grave human rights concerns: HRCP

Political situation diverting attention from grave human rights concerns: HRCP

      QUETTA:(APS) The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced concern at the emergence and deterioration in a litany of grave human rights concerns across the country and stated that the prevailing political situation, and rise in religious extremism were proving significant hurdles in mounting any serious efforts to deal with these concerns.   A statement issued ... Read More »

Civil Disobedience: Imran Khan disconnect electrical connections

Civil Disobedience: Imran Khan disconnect electrical connections

ISLAMABAD:(APS) The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) on Monday cut off power supply to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence. Iesco has cited non-payment of electricity dues as the reason of disconnecting electricity supply to Imran’s residence. Imran’s Bani Gala residence has three power connections — two for the main residence and a third for a tube-well. Read More »

ECP rejects Punjab government request to delay By Election in NA 149

MULTAN (APS) – Election commision of Pakistan (ECP) rejected Punjab government s plea to delay by-polls of constituency NA-149 today and said the elections would be conducted on the set date that is November 16, APS News reported.   Punjab government had requested ECP) to delay by-polls of constituency NA-149 of Multan as the situation is not conducive on Monday. ... Read More »

Electoral reform case:Chief Justice separated from the bench

Electoral reform case:Chief Justice separated from the bench

ISLAMABAD (APS) – Supreme Court’s bench formulated for electoral reforms and thumb verification in 4 constituencies was dissolved after Justice Nasirul Mulk withdrew from the case today (Monday), APS News reported. As the 3-member bench headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk commenced the case in the SC, Justice Nasirul Mulk said he was interim Chief Election Commissioner when the court had ... Read More »

MQM leaders letter extortion from Taliban

MQM leaders letter extortion from Taliban

KARACHI:(APS) Militants of the Pakistani Taliban have been demanding extortion money from at least 11 key members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi, the party revealed on Monday.   Speaking to reporters, MQM senior leader Farooq Sattar said that party leaders have been receiving threatening letters from the banned outfit in the recent past, asking them to immediately ... Read More »

Government submit expenditures on Prime Minister foreign trips:LHC

Government submit expenditures on Prime Minister foreign trips:LHC

LAHORE:(APS) The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered the federal government to submit a record of expenses incurred during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s foreign trips.   The court was hearing a petition on Monday filed by Advocate Javed Iqbal Jafri which stated that the prime minister was staying at a hotel where the cost of a room was Rs800,000 per ... Read More »

Plan collapsed: Saboteurs failed escape from Karachi jail

File Photo KARACHI:(APS) Sindh Rangers official Colonel Tahir on Monday told a media briefing in Karachi that a bid to break into the city’s Central Jail had been foiled by Rangers personnel. Colonel Tahir said the Rangers personnel managed to find an underground tunnel being build inside a house near Central Jail which was aimed at leading directly into the ... Read More »

Civil-Military Relations

Civil-Military Relations

Appointment of a new ISI Chief   ISLAMABAD:(APS)PILDAT welcomes the appointment of the new ISI Chief well before the retirement of the incumbent, especially in the wake of the rumours that the Army/ISI is backing the protests in Islamabad that has gained momentum after Makhdoom Javed Hashmi’s press conference on September 01, 2014.   In the past, the appointment of ... Read More »

Strong regional integration a pre-requisite for a vibrant Asian Parliament, Bokhari

Strong regional integration a pre-requisite for a vibrant Asian Parliament, Bokhari

ISLAMABAD:(APS)Chairman Senate of Pakistan and President Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Syed Nayyer bokhari has called a strong and mutually-beneficial regional integration a dire pre-requisite and prelude to the establishment of a fully representative and vibrant Asian parliament. This forum he said, can harness Asia’s strengths which will create more benefits and opportunities.   He expressed these views in his address ... Read More »

N Waziristan: Airstrikes killed 21

N Waziristan: Airstrikes killed 21

RAWALPINDI:(APS) At least 11 suspected militants were killed in military airstrikes on Sunday in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, a statement said. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two militant hideouts were also destroyed. These claims, however, could not be independently verified as journalists have limited access to the tribal agency. Read More »

Imran Khan demand independent and fair judicial inquiry

Imran Khan demand independent and fair judicial inquiry

MULTAN (APS News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Sunday said that if his party was responsible for the Multan tragedy, a stampede that left seven dead and dozens injured, then he wouldn’t receive as much respect upon arrival in Multan, APS News reported.   PTI chief demanded the independent inquiry under headship of a judge.   Addressing ... Read More »

Our fight against thieves, robbers, & currupt rulers:Qadri

Our fight against thieves, robbers, & currupt rulers:Qadri

FAISALABAD: (APS) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri has said, “Give me vote, note (currency) and support and I will give you revolution”. He said that Faisalabad has given its verdict in favor of the revolution. He said that nation is with him and Faisalabad will prove it in the coming elections. He said he will fight ... Read More »

Unrest in the region is due to Kashmir issue: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

  KARACHI:(APS NEWS)PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says that unrest in the region is due to Kashmir issue.Kashmir Issue to be not resolve is a manifest proof of the failure of the United Nations. Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari say that If the new generation will repeat history then will come at risk the future of whole international ... Read More »

Chairman Senate  addressed APA

Chairman Senate addressed APA

    Chaudhry Ahsan Premee Associated Press Service ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari has said addressing the APA that it is indeed a privilege and pleasure to be amidst such a luminous constellation of regional leaders, legislators and thinkers par excellence who collectively represent pragmatism, rich diversity, pluralism and positivity that defines our great continent in this Asian ... Read More »

UNO take notice of Indian violation of the ceasefire:Pakistan

UNO take notice of Indian violation of the ceasefire:Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD:(APS)Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz, yesterday, addressed a letter to Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on the security situation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and the Working Boundary between Pakistan and India, owing to deliberate and unprovoked violations of the ceasefire ... Read More »

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