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Karachi: PSP Rally, arrested several leaders, including Mustafa Kemal

KARACHI:(APS)May 14, 2017-A heavy contingent of police resorted to baton charge and shelling to disperse hundreds of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) activists on Sunday as they tried to march towards the Chief Minister House after the negotiations between PSP and the ruling PPP party ended without the parties reaching any consensus. Police also arrested several party leaders, including PSP chairman ... Read More »

Struggle will continue to press freedom and stability of democracy: Afzal Butt

ISLAMABAD: (APS) May 13, 2017- Afzal Butt President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has said that   struggle will continue to the development and stability of democracy including freedom of the press. He added that services of senior Journalists of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists is  admirable for restore of democracy and press freedom during the Ziaul Haq’s military dictatorship. He ... Read More »

Prime Minister in China to attend belt and road forum

BEIJING:(APS)May 12, 2017-Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has reached China to attend the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation beginning in Beijing on Sunday. He is accompanied by a high level delegation including the four chief ministers and Federal Ministers Ishaq Dar, Saad Rafique, Khurram  Dastgir, Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of State Anusha Rehman and Adviser on Foreign Affairs ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has no property abroad: JIT informed

ISLAMABAD (APS) May 12, 2017-– Joint Investigation Team (JIT), constituted by Supreme Court (SC) to probe Panama Leaks case, has started reviewing asset details of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif. According to the documents submitted by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), PM Nawaz has no property abroad but he took Rs 20 crore from Hussain Nawaz in 2015 in the ... Read More »

Nobody above the law, including the Prime Minister: Senate debate

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 12, 2017-Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has asked political forces to show patience while commenting on Joint Investigation Team formed by the Supreme Court on Panama Papers. Winding up discussion on a motion moved by Leader of the Opposition and others in the Senate on Friday, the Minister said Prime Minister had voluntarily presented himself and his ... Read More »

Chief Justice takes notice of Bahria Enclave stage accident

 ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 12, 2017- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of Bahria Enclave incident wherein during recording of a private TV channel programme, stage collapsed causing deaths and injuries to many people. The notice was taken on media reports that two people were killed and dozens of others were injured after a stage collapsed. Instead ... Read More »

Mastung blast killed 25 people near the convoy of Deputy Chairman Senate

MASTUNG:(APS)May 12,2017-At least 25 people have been killed and many others injured in an explosion in Balochistan’s Mastung district, which is around an hour’s drive from the provincial capital, Quetta. The bombing took place near a local seminary shortly after Friday prayers. Deputy Chairman Senate Abdul Ghafoor Haideri’s convoy was hit in the attack. The explosion occurred right as Haideri’s ... Read More »

Muslim envoys express solidarity with Palestinians

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 9,2017-The Ambassadors and senior diplomats of Muslim countries gathered at National Press Club Islamabad on Tuesday and expressed solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel. Embassy of Palestine in Pakistan in collaboration with National Press Club Islamabad (NPC) and Centre of Pakistan and International Relations organized an event to highlight the inhuman activities of Israel against Palestinian prisoners.       Briefing ... Read More »

PM directs Nisar to alleviate army concerns on revised notification

ISLAMABAD (APS) May 8, 2017-– Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has instructed Minister for the Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday to address reservations of the military in the revised notification that is to be issued over Dawn Leaks. The federal minister called on the premier today to deliberate over the notification that is to be issued with regard to ... Read More »

Husband torturing me, I will not go back : Dr. Uzma

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 8, 2017-An Indian woman named Uzma who went ‘missing’ from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad last week appeared before a lower court in the capital on Monday, stating that she was forced to marry her Pakistani husband at gunpoint and was subjected to abuse by him. Twenty-year-old Indian national Uzma met Tahir Ali, a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ... Read More »

2 soldiers killed in Chaman incident not 50 : Afghan Ambassador

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 8, 2017-Afghanistan’s top envoy to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal on Monday rejected claims that Pakistani security forces killed 50 Afghan soldiers in retaliation to the Chaman cross-border attack, saying that only two Afghan soldiers were slain and seven others injured. “Woke up to celebratory front page headlines today on all Pakistani papers saying Pakistan killed 50 Afghani soldiers and injured ... Read More »

Life at risk , be protected: Chairman PEMRA

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 8, 2017-Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Absar Alam, while speaking at a press conference on Monday, revealed that Pemra employees have been threatened by unidentified people for taking action against different media outlets. During the press conference, Alam played what appeared to be a recording of a threatening phone call, appealing to law enforcement authorities to investigate ... Read More »

Prime Minister media talk has been taken out of context: PM House

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 8, 2017-Reference Prime Minister’s media talk during his visit to the new Islamabad International Airport on May 6, 2017 regarding probe into the undue delays and phenomenal increases in the cost of development projects initiated during the previous regimes. The Prime Minister was asked whether the present government is considering investigation and identification to find those responsible in the ... Read More »

Every institution in Najam Sethi due to destruction of institutions: Imran Khan

PESHAWAR (APS) May 6, 2017-– PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday the country lacks good governance owing to the presence of people like Najam Sethi is every institution. He believes the biggest challenge today is provision of employment for youth. PTI Chief praised the efforts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) CM Pervez Khattak in trying to invite investment for the ... Read More »

Explanation of Maryam Nawaz’s ‘interference in state affairs

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 6, 2017-Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Andleeb Abbas has sought answers from the Prime Minister’s Office to five questions about what she says is the “misuse of authority and the abuse of taxpayer’s money” by Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. In a letter addressed to the principal secretary of the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Abbas on ... Read More »

2000 families affected during the recent tension in Chaman border:PDMA

ISLAMABAD:(APS)May 6, 2017-Unprovoked firing by Afghan border forces on Friday affected more than 2,000 families living near the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman, the director general of Balochistan’s provincial disaster management authority (PDMA), Muhammad Tariq, said while addressing a press conference on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Chaman Qaisar Khan said residents of villages located at the border had been instructed to ... Read More »

Pak Army shall continue to facilitate development efforts in Balochistan: Gen. Bajwa

RAWALPINDI:(APS)May 6, 2017-Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Awaran in Balochistan on Saturday. He was briefed about security situation and community assistance initiatives by Army and FC in Southern Balochistan. He was briefed that almost 150,000 individuals have benefitted from medical initiatives including an active partnership with civil administration to enhance the capacity of DHQ Awaran. Two ... Read More »

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