F.P. Report SKARDU: Fresh spell of rain and snowfall in Gilgit-Baltistan is expected to continue till Monday. Snowfall recorded in Skardu, Astore, Kalam, Bagrote and Gupis during past 24 hours. The lowest minimum temperature in Pakistan reported in Skardu on Saturday (today) with minus 20°Celsius, Pakistan Meteorological Department said. According to reports, in upper areas…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Friday formally appointed former bureaucrat Sikandar Sultan Raja as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) for five years. A notification issued by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs said President Alvi made the appointments under Article 213 and 215 of the Constitution. In a separate notification, the president also appointed…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan Friday assured Senate that electricity supplies to the snow affected areas would be restored at the earliest. He was responding to Senator Siraj ul Haq who earlier told the house that electricity supplies were disrupted, roads were blocked and medicines were not available…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan Friday said Imran Khan had a clear and bold stance of no-compromise on corruption, with no leniency for corrupt elements in future.  Talking to media outside Parliament, she said that a ‘corruption king’ was employing tactics to hide his…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir (TeH), Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in Indian Occupied Kashmir has asked the people to observe India’s Republic Day, the 26th January, as Black Day. According to Kashmir Media Service, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India had illegally occupied the territory…

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F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police launched the Victim Support Services on 24th January 2020 at the Central Police Office (CPO) Peshawar, to take care of child and women victims of violence. These services in the province will help the police to deal with these victims in a dedicated and specialised manner. Initially, these services…

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F.P. Report KARAK: A woman was killed while four children sustained critical injuries as a gas cylinder exploded near Karak on Friday. According to police and rescue sources the ill-fatted incident occurred as the woman turned on the cylinder to prepare breakfast for the children, a private news channel reported. The cylinder blew up and…

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