Pakistan

Protest against merger of constituencies continues

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: Protest against the recent decision on delimitation and merger of two provincial constituencies has been continued for the last one week. People from Sherani constituency protested the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan and ‘rejected’ change to their constituency as the merger of PB-1 Sherani and PB-4 Musakhail without any ‘justification’. The…

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Money laundering case: FIA to arrest 30 leaders of MQM, PSP

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) decided to arrest the 30 accused leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), MQM-London and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) for not cooperating with the agency in money laundering case. According to media reports, FIA decided that on Tuesday to arrest the accused and the FIA sources revealed that money…

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5.6-earthquake jolts parts of KP

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A 5.6 earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday night including Peshawar, Nowshera, Kohat and others. The earthquake magnitude was recorded to be 5.6 on the Richter scale and it hit the area around 8:25AM and was felt for 15 to 20 seconds. Tremors were also felt in Swat along Malakand…

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ASF recovers 2.6 kg heroin from passenger at Islamabad airport

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force (ASF) recovered heroin from a passengers at the New Islamabad International Airport on Wednesday. The ASF official told news channel that the passenger identified as Shahbaz Arif, resident of Sialkot was travelling to Saudi Arabia via Dubai on flight EK-613 and he was taking 200 heroin-filled capsules and…

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PPP wants general elections on time, says Khursheed Shah

F.P. Report SWAT: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) wants general elections on time and will resist if the polls would delayed. Khursheed Shah said this while addressing to workers convention at Saidu Sharif area of Swat. PPP leader said that they are in…

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Four killed, seven injured in road accident

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: As many as four people were killed and seven others were injured after a bus and a semi-trailer truck collided near Sahianwala Interchange on Tuesday night. Rescue official told media persons that the accident occurred when a passenger bus travelling from Multan to Rawalpindi collided with semi-trailer coming from opposite side in…

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Imran disrupting peace in Karachi: Murad

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Monday night that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan wanted to ruin Karachi’s peace. His statement came after workers of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the PTI clashed at Hakeem Saeed Ground in Karachi on Monday night. “The party that has the legal…

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Federal Cabinet discusses FATA reforms, approves agreements

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday. The Cabinet ratified the decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet in its meeting held on 27th of last month. MoU on Cooperation in agricultural research and development for the Belt…

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Social media to not be left unbridled; AJK PM

F.P. Report MIRPUR: Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan Tuesday said that social media will not be left unbridled and nor be allowed to operate unregulated. Addressing a meeting of the officials of administration and police at Kashmir House, he said government does not want to impose restrictions on positive use…

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