Archive for December 2017

Police arrests 16 suspects in Hafizabad raid

F.P. Report HAFIZABAD: Police arrested 16 suspected persons in a late Sunday night operations conducted in different parts of Hafizabad. Police sources said that during the search operations 16 suspected persons were arrested including wanted criminal. The operations were conducted in Pindi Bhattian, Jalalpur, and Sukheki areas of Hafizabad. Police added that weapons and contraband…

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Lodhran by-election: PTI’s Ali Tareen summoned on Jan 4 for scrutiny of papers

F.P. Report LODHRAN: The returning officer (RO) has called the candidates of the NA-154 by-polls on Feb 12 for scrutiny of their nomination papers. A total of 14 candidates submitted the nomination papers for the by-polls after the Supreme Court-ordered disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Jahangir Tareen. As per the ECP officials, Shafique Arain, Sajid…

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CM Punjab directs officials to take appropriate steps for prevention of Influenza in Punjab

F.P. Report MULTAN: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to take all possible measures for the prevention of influenza after four people died of the viral illness in Multan. CM Shahbaz advised the authorities to organize awareness campaign regarding the illness as the disease was spreading very fast in the…

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Pak-India NSAs held secret meeting on Dec 26 in Bangkok: report

F.P. Report NEW DELHI: National Security Adviser, Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua held a secret meeting with the Indian National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval on December 26 in Bangkok. The leading Indian media outlet Sunday Express reported that the NSA of both the neighboring countries held a secret meeting on December 26 meeting at a ‘neutral…

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At least 11 injured in Mazar explosion

Monitoring Desk BALKH: As many as 11 persons were injured in an explosion in Mazar-e-Sharif city of Balkh province. The local official said that the blast occurred on Saturday evening after magnetic mine was placed in a police Ranger and detonated in a result nine civilians and two military officials were injured. Police told local…

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Traffic mishaps claim five lives in Karachi

F.P. Report KARACHI: At least four persons were killed including two women in a traffic accident near college crossing area of Karachi. Similarly, in another incident which was took place at Mai Kolachi Road of Karachi in which one person died and others were injured when a truck rammed into a motorcycle. .  

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Power shutdown notified

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Due to maintenance work,  power supply will remain suspended from 132 KV Kohat Town KDA Grid Station on January 2 from 9AM to 4PM, resultantly consumers of 11 KV KDA, Shekhan City-1, feeders will face inconvenience. According to a press release issued here on Saturday, the power supply will remain suspended from…

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