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Pakistan Sees GDP at 5.5pc in 2015-16

Pakistan Sees GDP at 5.5pc in 2015-16

Friday, June 5, 2015 11:04

Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Thursday that economic growth in 2015/16 (July-June) would rise to 5.5 percent from 4.2 percent in 2014/15, and continue accelerating over the following two years. [caption id="attachment_41112" align="alignnone" width="600"] Pakistan Finance ...

11 Convicted Killers Meet Their Fate in Different Cities

11 Convicted Killers Meet Their Fate in Different Cities

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 13:41

As many as eleven death row prisoners have been hanged till death in different jails in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Toba Tek Singh, Jhelum, Sargodha and Machh early this morning. [caption id="attachment_41096" align="alignright" width="328"] Hanged Till Death[/caption]...

Two Convicted Killers Executed in Faisalabad and Quetta

Two Convicted Killers Executed in Faisalabad and Quetta

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 13:32

As many as two death row prisoners have been hanged till death one each in Punjab and Balochistan jails early this morning. [caption id="attachment_41059" align="alignnone" width="480"] Hanged Till Death[/caption] The convicted prisoner, Zulfiqar, was executed ...

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Imran Khan Arrives in Karachi Today

Imran Khan Arrives in Karachi Today

Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:59

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will arrive in Karachi on Saturday to take part in his party’s campaign for NA-246 by-elections, news reported. [caption id="attachment_41050" align="alignright" width="360"] Imran Khan[/caption] According to Samaa correspondent, Imran Khan will ...

Three Death Row Convicts Executed in Punjab Jails

Three Death Row Convicts Executed in Punjab Jails

Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:12

As many as three death house inmates have been hanged in two Punjab cities early this morning, news reported on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_41038" align="alignright" width="480"] Death Row Convicts ...

Joint Sitting Takes up Yemen Issue Today

Joint Sitting Takes up Yemen Issue Today

Monday, April 6, 2015 12:17

Joint sitting of the Parliament will be held today (Monday) wherein lawmakers will debate whether or not to join the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen rebels. [caption id="attachment_41017" align="alignnone" width="600"] Parliament[/caption] The special session will start at 11 am. Chief of ...

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Mohammad Irfan Doubtful for Australia Game

Mohammad Irfan Doubtful for Australia Game

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:41

Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan is doubtful for the World Cup quarter-final against hosts Australia on Friday after suffering a recurrence of a hip injury. [caption id="attachment_40998" align="alignright" width="360"] Mohammad Irfan[/caption] The Pakistan Cricket Board said ...

Pakistan Mourns for Victims of Church Attacks

Pakistan Mourns for Victims of Church Attacks

Monday, March 16, 2015 10:59

The country is observing mourning on Monday for 15 people who lost their lives in Sunday’s twin suicide attacks on churches in Lahore, news reported. [caption id="attachment_40972" align="alignright" width="384"] Victims of Church Attacks[/caption]...

MQM Announces Countrywide Protest over Nine Zero Raid

MQM Announces Countrywide Protest over Nine Zero Raid

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 11:15

The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has announced a peaceful shutter-down strike against the overnight raid of party’s central office by the rangers, reported on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_40963" align="alignnone" width="600"] MQM Announces Countrywide Protest[/caption] After a brief emergency meeting, ...

IHC Upholds Mumtaz Qadri Death Sentence (Salman Taseer Murder Case)

IHC Upholds Mumtaz Qadri Death Sentence (Salman Taseer Murder Case)

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:15

Islamabad High Court (IHC) upheld Mumtaz Qadri’s death sentence on Monday under Section-302 of the Pakistan Penal Code for killing former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, but struck out a terrorism conviction, making it unlikely he will be executed soon. [caption id="attachment_40953" align="alignright" width="384"]...