Archive for October 2018

TLP protests in various cities against Asia Bibi’s acquittal in blasphemy case

F.P. Report KARACHI: Workers of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has protested in different cities of Pakistan on Wednesday the top court of Pakistan verdict acquitting and ordering the release of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death over blasphemy allegations. According to reports, protests were being staged in different cities including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad,…

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Ashiana housing scam: Accountability court extends Shehbaz Sharif’s transit remand till Nov 6

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad has extended the transit remand of Shehbaz Sharif till November 6 in the Ashiana Housing scheme case on Wednesday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president was produced before Judge Mohammad Bashir by the National Accountability Bureau in Islamabad. The NAB sought a seven-day extension in Shehbaz’s transit remand,…

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Afghan military helicopter crashes in Farah, killing 25 on board

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan officials confirmed that an Afghan military helicopter crashed on Wednesday in Farah province of Afghanistan, in a result all 25 on board were killed in the incident. A spokesperson for the governor of Farah province Naser Mehri, told Afghan media that two military helicopters were on their way to neighboring…

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Seven killed in suicide attack near Pul-e-Charkhi prison

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan Interior Ministry has confirmed that at least seven people were killed and seven others were injured in a suicide attack near Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul on Wednesday. Afghan Interior Ministry, spokesman Najib Danish told media that three security force members and three civilians, including children, were killed in the attack. He…

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No need of incompetent ministers in cabinet, says PM

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the ministers to work in the better interest of the masses otherwise there is no place for the incompetent ministers in the cabinet. This he said while talking to provincial ministers in Lahore, where he said that opposition’s work is to criticize while the government’s role…

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Tough contest expected in SCBA elections today

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections are scheduled to be held on today (Wednesday). According to details, total 3,047 voters will cast their votes to elect the 22-member body of SCBA. The Lahore registry has 1291 registered votes while the Karachi registry has 504. In Islamabad, there are 484 registered votes…

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20 injured as bus overturns

F.P. Report JAHANIYAN: At least 20 passengers were injured when a speeding bus overturned on late Tuesday night at the Khanewal Road in Jahaniyan. According to details, the bus was travelling to Sadiqabad from Lahore turned turtle due to over-speeding in Jahaniyan in a result 20 passengers including women and children were injured. Police and…

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FM Qureshi and Iran’s Zarif discuss issues of mutual interest

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi as discussed issues of mutual interest with the Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Foreign Office Islamabad on Wednesday. Iranian FM Zarif, who arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday morning and later they held a meeting and both the leaders discussed different matters of mutual interest. Foreign…

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