Archive for April 2018

Government increases petrol price by Rs1.7 per litre

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance ministry on Monday rejected OGRA’s recommendation to increase price of petrol by Rs3.22, after a notification was released that a Rs1.7 price hike for the commodity was effective from 12AM today. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had earlier sent a summary to the government, with the recommendation to increase…

Read More

PM Abbasi inaugurates development projects in North Wazirstan

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday accompanied by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Miranshah and Ghulam Khan area of North Waziristan agency and inaugurated a range of development projects. On arrival at Miranshah, the headquarters of North Waziristan, the prime minister laid floral wreath at the martyrs…

Read More

In Punjab, the race is between PTI and PML-N only, says Imran

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Monday said the only competition in Punjab for the upcoming general elections is between his party and the PML-N. In an interview to a foreign news agency, the cricketer-turned-politician said that the elections will be a race between two horses only. “We have an experienced team…

Read More

Not joining PPP, says Amjad Sabri’s mother

F.P. Report KARACHI: Amjad Sabri’s mother has dispelled the impression that she was going to join PPP and said her family has nothing to do with any political party. “I like Benazir and Bilawal from the beginning,” said Asghari Begum, while speaking about her family’s presence in PPP’s Liaquatabad rally on Sunday. “We were invited…

Read More

Panic among citizens as Quetta killing spree continues unabated

F.P. Report QUETTA: Successive incidents of targeted killings have spread a wave of terror among citizens of Quetta, who on Monday staged protests at different places against a dozen deaths over the past week. At least six people have been killed and three wounded in different incidents of targeted killings in the provincial capital over…

Read More

No chance for PTI in Punjab, claims Zaeem Qadri

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Zaeem Qadri Monday lambasted the rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, claiming that the party did nothing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) expect tree plantation. Speaking at a private television channel programme “On the Front”, the PML-N leader said that the PTI won’t win a single seat from Punjab. He also…

Read More

Sindh Rangers get a makeover with new uniforms

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers have changed uniforms for its troops deployed in Sindh including the capital city Karachi. The paramilitary force put on the new uniform from Monday [April 30]. The Rangers had said in statement on April 15 that the pattern of uniform was being changed for all ranks deployed in Sindh province.…

Read More

Tourists report rise in harassment incidents in Murree

F.P. Report MURREE: Murree, a popular mountain resort town nestled in Galyat region of northern Pakistan, may face a dip in its tourist population after a few disgruntled visitors alleged they faced harassment and assault at the hands of local guides. The allegations have led to a #BoycottMurree campaign on social media, after videos of…

Read More