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All Pakistan Muslim League Workers Rally in Support of Pervez Musharraf

All Pakistan Muslim League Workers Rally in Support of Pervez Musharraf

Saturday, February 8, 2014 10:25

Supporters of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) on Friday staged a protest in Islamabad to express solidarity with party chief Pervez Musharraf. [caption id="attachment_35350" align="alignnone" width="614"] All Pakistan Muslim League[/caption] Addressing the demonstrators ...

Sindh Cities Closed as MQM Observes Mourning

Sindh Cities Closed as MQM Observes Mourning

Saturday, February 8, 2014 10:21

Business activities, education institutions and transport remained closed in various cities of Sindh on a call given by the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) against worker’s ‘extra-judicial’ killing, media reports on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_35346" align="alignright" width="389"] Sindh Strike[/caption]...

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Taliban - Govt Committees Agree to Move Forward for Peace

Taliban – Govt Committees Agree to Move Forward for Peace

Friday, February 7, 2014 9:42

The Taliban and the government committees agreed to move forward positively for peace in the country, media reports on Thursday. After the first meeting this afternoon‚ the two sides said the dialogue would be applicable to troubled areas alone and not the entire country. [caption id="attachment_35307" align="alignnone" width="552"]...

Two Launch Catches Fire at Karachi Fisheries

Two Launch Catches Fire at Karachi Fisheries

Thursday, February 6, 2014 10:54

Firefighters made rigorous efforts to douse the flames that engulfed a huge launch at Fisheries in Karachi early Thursday morning, News reported. According to the sources, fire erupted in a fishing launch at Fisheries that destroyed the entire vessel and engulfed the other launch too. Nine fire brigades ...

Amn Committee Leader killed Near South Waziristan

Amn Committee Leader killed Near South Waziristan

Thursday, February 6, 2014 10:38

A local leader of government’s anti-Taliban Amn Committee was shot dead near Tank town in northwestern troubled region, news reported. Official said Haider Khan was targeted by terrorists in Garhi Haider area in Tank, the gateway of South Waziristan Agency bordering Afghanistan. Police claimed that the local leader ...

PM Nawaz Sharif says We want Progress in AJK as in Pakistan

PM Nawaz Sharif says We want Progress in AJK as in Pakistan

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:16

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday that his government wants progress in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) like that of Pakistan, media reports. [caption id="attachment_35271" align="alignright" width="369"] PM Nawaz Sharif[/caption] While addressing joint session ...

Kashmir Solidarity Day Being Observed Today

Kashmir Solidarity Day Being Observed Today

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:09

Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed countrywide today (Wednesday) to express unity and solidarity with the Kashmiri people, news reports. [caption id="attachment_35267" align="alignnone" width="556"] Kashmir Solidarity Day[/caption] National public holiday was announced for today and nation is marking this ...

Govt - TTP Panels to Devise Strategy (Starting Dialogue)

Govt – TTP Panels to Devise Strategy (Starting Dialogue)

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 12:05

Taliban intermediaries and government negotiators will meet on Tuesday (today) to devise a strategy for formally kick-starting a much-awaited dialogue process. [caption id="attachment_35243" align="alignright" width="384"] Maulana Samiul Haq[/caption] “Yes, we will hold a preliminary meeting ...

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Balochistan Officials file Reports in Supreme Court

Balochistan Officials file Reports in Supreme Court

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 11:42

The Supreme Court of Pakistan heard its suo motto notice of discovery of a mass grave in Balochistan’s Khuzdar area from where 13 bodies were recovered, media reported. [caption id="attachment_35239" align="alignnone" width="420"] Balochistan Khuzdar Area[/caption] Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain ...

Ashraf Mahmood Wathra Made Acting Governor SBP

Ashraf Mahmood Wathra Made Acting Governor SBP

Saturday, February 1, 2014 11:08

Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has been appointed as Acting Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), a day after its chief Yaseen Anwar stepped down, media reported. [caption id="attachment_35226" align="alignnone" width="468"] Ashraf Mahmood Wathra[/caption] Profile via SBP Website: Mr. Ashraf ...