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Civil Society and Media Demand Fresh Inquiry Committee on PTV Sexual Harassment Case

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 26, 2017- Members of South Asian Women in Media (SAWM) and representatives from the civil society of Pakistan strongly condemn the banning of Tanzeela Mazhar and Yashfeen Jamal on the totally flimsy grounds of allegedly besmirching PTV’s reputation. We express our strong concerns on the harassment of women anchors at Pakistan’s state-owned Television channel. Whereas we applaud the courage ... Read More »

Sartaj stresses for projecting positive image of Islam

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 21, 2017-Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Islam is a religion of peace but negative perception of Islam is being spread in the West. He was addressing the book launching ceremony of Barrister Zafarullah Khan in Islamabad on Saturday. Sartaj Aziz said Muslims around the world are concerned about their future and we ... Read More »

Para Chinar blast killed 25

PARACHINAR:(APS) January 21, 2017-At least 25 people were killed in a blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) in Kurram Agency’s Parachinar area on Saturday morning, a district political administration official said. “At least 25 people have been killed and 49 wounded,” Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali told media. Ikramullah Khan, a senior government official in Parachinar, said that the ... Read More »

CJP TAKES NOTICE OF RAPE AND TORTURE ON SIX-YEAR-OLD GIRL AT KARACHI

CJP TAKES NOTICE OF RAPE AND TORTURE ON SIX-YEAR-OLD GIRL AT KARACHI

 ISLAMABAD:(APS) January 20, 2017-  The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of alleged rape and torture on six-year-old girl “Tooba” at Karachi. The action was taken on reports that reportedly she was tried to be murdered after being raped by unidentified people and was thrown into the drain. Her body was found beside the ... Read More »

Karachi operation will continue: General Qamar Javed Bajwa

RAWALPINDI:(APS) January 19, 2017: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Karachi today. He laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered fateha for the martyrs. COAS was given detailed briefing at Corps and Rangers HQ. COAS lauded operations by Rangers with LEAs, which have restored normalcy in Karachi, significantly reducing terrorism, target killing and kidnapping for ransom. ... Read More »

Privilege motion against PM Nawaz Sharif by opposition

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 19, 2017-Opposition leaders in the National Assembly on Thursday moved a privilege motion against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged “contempt of the House”. The motion was moved under Rule 95 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the NA, 2007 by the leader of opposition and others. It stated that “the plea taken by the ... Read More »

End of Zia’s remnants: Will continue protest till approve the 4 demands: Bilawal

LAHORE:(APS)January 19, 2017-Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said the struggle started by the PPP will continue till real change is brought in lives of the people. “Large movements start with small steps, and we will continue the struggle till real change is brought in the lives of the people,” said the PPP scion. Referring to the ongoing Panama ... Read More »

Cases against bloggers is not truth: Chaudhry Nisar Ali

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 19, 2017-Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday took notice of news reports and especially of ongoing propaganda on social media regarding filing of cases against missing bloggers. According to Interior Ministry, there was no truth in the cases filed against bloggers and these news were ridiculous and non-serious. The minister said the aim of propagation of wrong ... Read More »

India is committing genocide of Muslims in occupied Kashmir.FO

Chaudhry Ahsan Premee Associated Press Service January 19-01-2017, Islamabad. Foreign Office spokesman said in opening remarks during the weekly press briefing, the Prime Minister is currently visiting Davos to participate in the World Economic Forum, where he held bilateral meetings with various leaders on the sidelines during which he highlighted human rights violations of defenceless Kashmiris in Indian occupied Kashmir ... Read More »

CJP suo moto action against land mafia of occupied the land of Quaid Azam University

CJP suo moto action against land mafia of occupied the land of Quaid Azam University

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 19, 2017- The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of land grabbing and illegal occupation of Quaid-e-Azam University lands. The notice was taken on an application of University authorities, alleging that University paid for 1709 acres of land and though the area was handed over to University in the year 1972 but ... Read More »

Need intelligence sharing at globally to fight terrorism: General (r) Raheel Sharif

DAVOS (APS) January 17, 2017– Former Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General (r) Raheel Sharif has said on Tuesday that number of terror attacks has significantly dropped in the country. General Sharif addressed World Economic Forum in Davos and in his speech he shed light over Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism and sacrifices rendered by the countrymen and the soldiers. ... Read More »

Pakistani economy is growing: PM Nawaz Sharif

DAVOS (APS) January 17, 2017- While talking to Pakistani media at the World Economic Forum, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif let it be known that the country’s economic figures are improving day by day and that Pakistan is progressing by leaps and bounds. He professed that the international agencies and media are also appreciating the economic progress of the country. ... Read More »

Prime Minister not enjoy the immunity: Supreme Court

Prime Minister not enjoy the immunity: Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD (APS) January 17, 2017– Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that contradictory statements of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his son are matter of concern, not parliamentary immunity. A five-member larger bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed the hearing of Panama Papers case. Other judges in the bench include Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, ... Read More »

Ahsan Iqbal briefs Parliamentary Committee on CPEC, consensus among all provinces on CPEC

ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 16, 2017-The Parliamentary Committee on CPEC met today under the Chairmanship of Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed. This was the 20th meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on CPEC and it received a detailed and comprehensive briefing by Minister for Planning, Ahsan Iqbal on the recently concluded 6th meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) in Beijing on December 28-29, 2016, ... Read More »

Every negative tactics will be thwarted against freedom of expression: Shakeel Anjum

Journalistic organizations rejected some provisions of the Electoral Reform Bill 2017 ISLAMABAD:(APS) January 16, 2017-Shakeel Anjum, President of the National Press Club it clear that every negative tactics will be thwarted against freedom of expression. Senior journalists, anchors, columnist and union leaders Monday expressed serious reservations on the clauses of draft Election Bill 2017, to be tabled in the parliament ... Read More »

Pakistan condemns killing of Kashmiris by Indian forces in IOK

ISLAMABAD: (APS)January 16, 2017-Indian occupation forces have martyred three more Kashmiri youth today in Pahalgam area. As a continued act of state terrorism, India is blatantly committing crimes against humanity in IOK against defenseless Kashmiris. Pakistan strongly condemns systematic and brutal killing of Kashmiris by the Indian occupation forces in IOK and once again urges the UN, HR Organizations across ... Read More »

Sharif family have not changed owned Park Lane flats from 1990

Sharif family have not changed owned Park Lane flats from 1990

LONDON:(APS)January 14, 2017-Properties owned by the Sharif family in London’s upscale Park Lane neighbourhood were purchased in the 1990s and there has been no change of ownership since then, BBC Urdu reported on Friday. According to official documents available with BBC Urdu, the four flats were purchased in the name of the Nielsen and Nescoll companies. According to the documents, ... Read More »

NAB having lost 80 percent case due to lack of evidence: Qamar Zaman Chaudhry

RAWALPINDI (APS)January 12, 2017– Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said on Thursday that former secretary of finance in Balochistan Mushtaq Raisani and contractor Sohail Majeed are to become approvers in corruption case against Khalid Langove, former finance adviser. Chairman of NAB addressed a ceremony of Chamber of Commerce and Industry and talked about mega corruption ... Read More »

Tayyaba torture case: Additional Session Judge has stopped working

ISLAMABAD: (APS) January 12, 2017– Additional session judge Raja Khurram has on Thursday been made an SDO and barred from performing duties as a judge, reported APS News. According to the notification issued by Islamabad High Court (IHC), Raja Khurram cannot perform judicial duties. On the other hand, the brutalised girl Tayyaba has reached her sweet home where she has ... Read More »

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