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DSP Javaid Iqbal: The officer from Swat martyred in terror attack

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) DSP Javaid Iqbal was martyred in a terrorist bomb blast in Laki Marwat on February 29, 2008.The ruthless terrorists didn’t even spare him even after his death as over 60 people, including his eldest son and brother perished in a suicide blast at his funeral prayers.The wounds …

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Quetta-bound pilgrims from Medina protest flight delay at Karachi airport

KARACHI (Web Desk) Hajj pilgrims arriving from Medina took to protesting at the Jinnah International Airport over a delay in their departure for Quetta, sources confirmed to Geo News.The Quetta-bound passengers were upset that they could not find their connecting flight to Quetta after landing in Karachi, their transit destination.The …

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SHC CJ directs session judges to plant at least 100 trees

KARACHI (Web Desk) Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court (SHC) Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh on Thursday, directed session judges to plant at least 100 trees.The SHC chief justice said that every session judge will plant a sapling in the court premises.The initiative to plant trees is a combined effort …

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Number of rejected votes in presidential election increase

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The count of rejected votes in the presidential election on Sep 5 witnessed an increase from 27 to 28.Initial results showed Arif Alvi secured 353 presidential votes, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman received 185 votes, while Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Aitzaz Ahsan received 124 votes.However, …

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Sindh govt suspends chemical examiner in Sharjeel Memon case

KARACHI (Web Desk) Sindh government on Wednesday suspended the Chief Pathologist and Chemical Examiner Dr Zahid Ansari after issuance of a fake report regarding the content of bottles in Sharjeel Memon case,A notification in this regard has been issued by the Sindh chief secretary asking Dr Ansari to report to …

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Pakistan observes Defence Day with zeal and fervour

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The nation is celebrating Defence and Martyrs Day on Thursday to pay tribute to martyrs on the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war.The day dawned with a thirty-one gun salute in the federal capital and twenty-one gun salute in provincial capitals.Celebrations have been scheduled across the country …

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PM Imran to chair EAC meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned the first meeting of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) today (Thursday).According to sources, the 18-member council is expected to discuss whether or not to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout package along with the economic situation of the country.The sources …

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Al-Azizia reference: Defence cross-examines NAB witness Wajid Zia

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Accountability Court II resumed hearing the Al-Azizia corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday.The defence lawyer, Khawaja Haris, continued cross-examining the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) witness Wajid Zia who also headed the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed the Panama Papers case.Accountability Court II …

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Minor diagnosed with polio virus in Charsadda

PESHAWAR (Web Desk) A boy has been diagnosed with polio virus in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.According to officials in the KP Health Department, this is the first case reported in 2018.One-and-a-half years old Arsalan was tested positive for the P1 serotype of polio virus in Sarkai Tetara union council.In …

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