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Cellular services suspended in many cities of Pakistan

Cellular services have been suspended in several cities of the country from 8am on Thursday amidst terrorism threats on the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).   According to the official announcement, the mobile phone services in 46 districts across the country are scheduled to be reopened after 10 PM.   The service was suspended […]

Toxic syrup reaction toll in Punjab reaches 36

As many as 36 people have died, 25 of these in Gujranwala, while several are reportedly in a sensitive condition due to the usage of hazardous cough syrup during the last four days in Pakistan’s most populous province Punjab.   According to Medical Superintendent of District Head Quarter Hospital Dr Anwar Amanullah, 21 persons were […]

President Zardari says elections will be held on time at all costs: President Zardari

President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday assured that elections will be held on time at all costs, adding that the political parties should not have any concerns about the holding of next general elections.   Addressing a mammoth gathering on the occasion of 5th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh on […]

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif lashes out at military

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif lashed out at the military, blaming the current situation of the country on the generals.   While addressing a ceremony the former two-time prime minister asserted that the days of taking extra-constitutional steps are long gone. The nation will now support rule of law and democracy instead of […]

Imran says he would defeat ‘fake leadership’

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has vowed to defeat the ‘fake leadership’ of Lahore, redeeming the hopes of those who had joined hands with him in bringing change in the country.   Speaking to a delegation headed by PTI leader Chaudhry Tariq Irshad Khan, he said that both PML-N and PPP had betrayed the […]

Prime Minister Ashraf stays committed to root out terrorism

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan is determined in its fight against terrorism, adding that the fight against terrorism would be taken to its logical conclusion.   Addressing a gathering in Punjab, the recently-elected prime minister said that terrorists cannot break the will of the country.   PM Ashraf also announced that […]

PTI’s Imran Khan rules out alliance with any party

Ruling out any alliance in the upcoming elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said the polls will be a war between the PTI’s ideology and looters of the public money and greedy politicians of the PML-N and PPP.   Speaking to the media he said his party will collect taxes fairly and eradicate […]

US to release $600 million to Pakistan under CSF in few weeks: Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh

Federal Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Tuesday said that the United States will reimburse $600 million under coalition support fund (CSF) in few weeks.   Speaking to a private TV channel, the finance minister said his talks with World Bank, IMF and American officials were quite effective. He further stated that during his […]

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur supports delimitation in Karachi

Extending his supports to the confirmation of voters’ lists and delimitation Karachi, Amir Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) Maulana Fazal Rahman has said that all parties in Karachi are unanimously for new demarcation of constituencies and door to door confirmation of voter lists in Karachi.   He observed, “Only one party is opposing the demarcation of constituencies […]

Imran Khan terms slogan of Seraiki province only political gimmick

Lashing out at the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said that the slogan of Seraiki Province was just a political gimmick.   Speaking to the media, the former cricketer said that the ruling party did nothing for development of the South Punjab and neither did they move an inch for […]

Nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan says Kalabagh dam vital for Pakistan

Stressing over importance of the Kalabagh dam, nuclear scientist and chief of Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Pakistan (TTP) Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on Saturday said construction of Kala Bagh Dam has become imperative at this critical juncture when country is facing acute shortage of electricity.   During an interview with a private TV channel, the father of the […]

Prime Minister Ashraf says completing tenure will have far reaching impacts on democracy

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the first elected government was going to complete its tenure, which was a good omen, and will have far-reaching impact on the country’s politics and democracy.   Speaking to a private news channel, Ashraf said that elections will be held on stipulated time and the date will […]


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