Posts tagged as: Islamabad

New Delhi’s Claims On Kashmir Rejected By Islamabad

India’s claim on Kashmir, saying that it belongs to them was rejected by Pakistan on Friday. “Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognised disputed state as per UN Security Council resolutions,” a Foreign Office statement said. “India has denied the oppressed people of Indian Occupied Kashmir their right to self-determination that its founding fathers had […]

PM Nawaz Lands In Islamabad

On Thursday, for the first time since undergoing open-heart surgery in London earlier this year, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Islamabad. His daughter, Maryam Nawaz tweeted photos of the premier sitting on a plane, saying: “Prime minister at work during the flight to Islamabad. Just arrived.” After having gone through surgery on May 31st, […]

US: Pakistan’s Request to Join NSG to be Determined Unanimously

The United States maintained that Pakistan’s application to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), which was submitted last week in Vienna, will be determined by a consensus. A statement issued in Islamabad said, “The decision to seek participation in the export control regime reflects Pakistan’s strong support for international efforts to prevent […]

Mobile Phone & Metro Bus Resumes after D-Chowk Sit-in Ends in Islamabad

Islamabad Rawalpindi Metro Bus Service

ISLAMABAD: Four days later, today metro bus service has resumed its operations between Rawalpindi and Islamabad, which was suspended due to the protest and sit-in at D-Chowk Islamabad. Internet and mobile phone services have also been restored at the twin cities which were blocked due to the protest within the certain range where protestors has […]

Islamabad Police and OGDCL Workers Clash Leaving Dozens Injured

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The city police and the workers of the Oil and Gas Development Company clashed in Islamabad yesterday when the latter tried reaching the Parliament House in protest of the government’s privatization initiative. Earlier this week, OGDCL employees in the district of Karak also blocked the Indus Highway and protested against the government’s plan to privatize […]

Dr. Tahirul Qadri Ends Islamabad Sit-in after 67 Days

Tahirul Qadri

The Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) leader, Dr. Tahirul Qadri, announced the end of his 67-day sit-in at Islamabad yesterday. According to Dr. Qadri, the protest is not over, and will now take to different cities across the country. He also congratulated his followers and termed their sit-in a success, saying that it had played its […]

Protest in Islamabad: Police used rubber or live bullets?

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It is reported from hospitals in Islamabad that a number of injured during the pitched battle between activisits of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek and police sustained injuries which could not be caused by rubber bullets. Interior Ministry sources confirmed that police did not use live rounds to disperse the protesters who were moving […]

Islamabad Police head Aftab Cheema sacked?

IG Police Islamabad

Inspector General Islamabad police Aftab Ahmed Cheema has been sacked according to media reports, however, government official said that Cheema has gone on leave. Government spokesperson reportedly told reporters that IG Police Mr. Cheema had held a meeting with the interior secretary and had requested the government to allow him to proceed on leave which […]

Pakistan Army to control security of Islamabad red zone

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has told reporters in a press conference this Tuesday on August 19, 2014 in Islamabad about handing over the security control of Islamabad red zone to armed forces. Nisar Khan told news reporters that police, Pakistan Rangers and Armed forces will collectively handle any security threat from the […]

Pakistan Awami Tehreek to march towards Islamabad on 10am

Pakistan Awami Tehreek(PAT), headed by Tahir-ul-Qadri, will set out for their inqilab March on the morning of 14th August, at 10am. Tahir-ul-Qadri, who returned from Canada in June, has promised his supporters that he will rid the country from the current leadership. On the other hand, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, headed by the enigmatic Imran Khan, has […]

Islamabad Prepares Itself for Anti-Government Demonstration

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While Imran Khan is preparing for his long awaited Azadi March, Dr Tahir Ul Qadri has been added into the picture as well. Both the parties are now willing to throw the current government down, claiming that the current government has made absurd decisions throughout the past 1 year. Imran Khan is willing to walk […]

Islamabad Cineplex sealed for showing movies during prohibited hours

Islamabad administration raided the Cineplex on Saturday July 26, 2014 for violating the Ehteram-i-Ramazan Ordinance which prohibits screening of movies during the Iftar and Traveh times in the holy month of Ramazan. The cinema was sealed for indefinite time. It is reported from Islamabad that Abdul Sattar Esani, additional deputy commissioner general, sealed the only […]


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