Day archives: October 31st, 2016

Mayor three bails away

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Wasim Akhtar is facing 39 cases of varying nature, from allegedly facilitating terrorists to supporting sedition. He has secured bail in 36 of those cases while decision on pleas in the remaining three is pending.The four cases in which Akhtar got bail on Monday by the ATC-II judge pertain to …

Police tear gas PTI protesters entering Punjab; Khattak vows to move towards Islamabad Khyber

Police tear gas PTI protesters entering Punjab; Khattak vows to move towards Islamabad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak vowed to move towards Islamabad with his convoy of PTI supporters which earlier came under intense tear gas shelling on Haroonabad bridge in Swabi. Later, the convoy led by Khattak reached Burhan interchange, where PTI workers …

Woman among four civilians killed by Indian firing

Woman among four civilians killed by Indian firing along Line of Control “Indian troops have yet again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Nakyal, Jandrot and Kel sectors,” said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). A government official from Nakyal told Dawn that there had been intense shelling …

The Express Tribune  FATAll eyes on Islamabad: PTI uses K-P govt resources to prep for D-Day Since the success of the Nov 2 dharna hinges on turnout from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the powerbase of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the provincial chapter of the party is doing whatever it can to ensure maximum participation, come what may. And they are …

Govt digging a ditch for itself, says Aitzaz

Govt digging a ditch for itself, says Aitzaz LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in Senate Aitzaz Ahsan has said the government is digging ditch for itself due to stubbornness in the prevailing circumstances. In an interview on Sunday, Aitzaz said PML-N has option to either choose democracy or the office of Nawaz Sharif. He said …

he failed to stop a reporter of an English daily from going:Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Sunday said that Senator Pervaiz Rasheed was sacked because he failed to stop a reporter of an English daily from going ahead with a ‘planted’ story when the reporter approached him for comments before publication. Addressing a press conference, the minister said then information minister should have asked the …