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Chief Justice takes suo moto against death of traffic policemen

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 28,2017-  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo motu notice of the death of a traffic warden in Quetta, who was killed when a vehicle allegedly belonging to a Balochistan legislator ran him over earlier this month. Before proceeding to perform Umrah, the chief justice ordered inspector general of police Balochistan to submit a report into ... Read More »

Survivors of dead traffic personnel refuse to sign a fake agreement

QUETTA:(APS)June 28, 2017-Survivors of the deadly traffic official have denied the fake agreement. Survivor said that we do not belong to this fake agreement. Earlier, news of a fake agreement was released. According to the news that Family of slain traffic police Attaullah and Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Majeed Achakzai have entered an agreement according to which the family ... Read More »

Pakistan rejects India-US joint notification against Hizb al-Mujahideen chief

ISLAMABAD (APS) June 28, 2017– Pakistan has rejected India-United States joint notification that designated chief of Kashmiri’ Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Syed Salahuddin a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. Spokesperson for the Foreign Office (FO) has held the designation non-favourable for peace and stability in South Asia. The office has stated that it is unacceptable to brand Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom, terrorism. The department ... Read More »

Will take action against spreading sectarians on social media:Nisar

ISLAMABAD:(APS) June 28, 2017-Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has taken a serious notice of the social media campaign to fan sectarianism in the country. He directed the cybercrime wing of FIA to trace the elements behind this malicious campaign and take strict action against them. He said the country is facing multiple challenges at this time and there is ... Read More »

PFUJ rejects journalists Safety Bill

ISLAMABAD:(APS) June 20, 2017- The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists out rightly rejects the proposed final draft of the journalists Protection and Welfare Bill, 2017 as neither it provides protection framework for the journalists nor any punishment for those involved in killing of journalists. “This is a sham bill aimed at befooling the journalist community as well as the international ... Read More »

Army chief Gen.Bajwa ‘announces Umrah’ for CT 2017 winners

RAWALPINDI:(APS) June 18, 2017- – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has “announced Umrah for team” as a token of appreciation for their brilliant performance against India in Champions Trophy 2017. “Nothing beats ‘Team Work’, Pakistan is a team against every threat,” the military chief was quoted by Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). ... Read More »

Pak-Afghan must reply with mutually confidence to deal with threats:Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI:(APS) June 14, 2017: Chief of Army staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Peshawar Corps Headquarters. He was given detailed briefing on situation along Pak-Afghan border, ongoing and future operations, progress on development works and return of TDPs. COAS appreciated improved security situation and measures for better border management including fencing. COAS expressed his satisfaction on operational readiness of ... Read More »

State institutions are not creating any hurdle in the proceedings of JIT: Dar

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 14, 2017-Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has categorically said that state institutions are not creating any hurdle in the proceedings of Joint Investigation Team constituted to probe Panama case. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, he said the institutions are providing all the required material to the JIT. He said the government respects the process of investigation but doubts ... Read More »

President NPC concern over journalist’s killing

ISLAMABAD: (APS) June 12: Shakeel Anjum President National Press Club Islamabad has condemned the killing of journalist in Haripur. President NPC stated: “We have received with great concern reports of targeted killing of Bakhshish Elahi, bureau chief of an Urdu newspaper. “While the authorities in Haripur have failed to protect Bakhshish Elahi’s from the murderous attack. “It is a well ... Read More »

Journalists demand issues will be resolved on priority basis:: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: (APS) June 12, 2017-Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting   said that the protection of journalists will be ensured. She added that Journalists demand issues will be resolved soon. She expressed these views on the eve of talks to journalists during the boycott of parliamentary reporters at press gallery of   National Assembly. She said that all ... Read More »

Supreme Court will hear concern’s JIT on today

Supreme Court will hear concern’s JIT on today

ISLAMABAD (APS)June 11, 2017- – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) is to hear a case on Monday, lodged on petition of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) over alleged difficulties being faced by its members in Panama Leaks probe. The apex court is set to hear out reservations of the team a day after Additional Director General of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), ... Read More »

Three policemen shot dead in Quetta

QUETTA ( APS) June 11, 2017– At least three police officers were shot dead and a passerby was injured in a shooting incident in Quetta today (Sunday). Reportedly, two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on a police post near Chaki Shahwani on Saryab Road, killing one officer on the spot and wounding two others before fleeing. The critically wounded ... Read More »

Troops send to Qatar news fabricated and baseless:FO

ISLAMABAD :(APS)June 11, 2017-Pakistan has ruled out deployment of its troops in Qatar. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson described reports appearing in some foreign press and media regarding deployment of Pakistani troops in Qatar as completely fabricated and baseless. He stressed that these false reports appear to be part of a malicious campaign aimed at creating misunderstanding between Pakistan ... Read More »

PM decides to appear before JIT on Thursday

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 11, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Joint Investigation Team in the Panama Papers case on Thursday. This was stated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, while talking to Ptvv on Sunday. She said that the Prime Minister has decided to appear before the JIT to uphold rule of law and the Constitution. ... Read More »

PM Nawaz , Ashraf Ghani meet on the sidelines of SCO Summit

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 10, 2017-President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Astana.  Prime Minister Sharif joined President Ghani in condemning the recent terror attacks, especially the wave of violence in Kabul following a truck bomber in center of the city last week resulting in loss of life ... Read More »

Sharif Modi discussed in Astana

Sharif Modi discussed in Astana

ASTANA:(APS)June 8, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi exchanged pleasantries in Astana, Kazakhstan on Thursday evening ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, an Associated Press Service report said. Since this was the first meeting  between the two leaders following Sharif’s heart surgery last year, Modi enquired about the premier’s health, as well as asking him ... Read More »

India is promoting state-sponsored terrorism in Afghanistan: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 8, 2017-Pakistan has warned India against making any strategic miscalculation. Responding to questions at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said it appears India is seeking a conflict with Pakistan. He said Pakistan has always exercised restraint but India’s belligerence is a threat to regional peace and security. He said India is ... Read More »

National Assembly condemned the attacks on the Iranian Parliament

National Assembly condemned the attacks on the Iranian Parliament

ISLAMABAD:(APS)June 8,2017-At the outset of the proceedings, the House offered Fateha for those martyred in the terrorist attacks in Iran. Speaking at the floor of the House, the members strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on the Iranian Parliament and mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. They said that the whole nation stands with the Iranian brethren in this hour of grief. They ... Read More »

Pakistan’s strong commitment to cooperate with Kazakhstan in energy sector

ASTANA:(APS)June 8, 2017-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterated Pakistan’s strong commitment to cooperate with Kazakhstan in energy sector, regional connectivity and human resource development. He expressed these views during his meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at Astana on Thursday. The Prime Minister also underscored the need for enhancing trade between the two countries, which was much less than ... Read More »

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