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  • Police keeping close eye on Blue Area sit-in by religious parties

    ISLAMABAD: Activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, whose rally set off from Lahore a couple of days ago, managed on Thursday night to stage a sit-in on Jinnah Avenue, nearly a kilometre outside the capital’s high-security Red Zone...

    An assurance from the Sunni Tehreek (ST) that their activists would not try to breach the Red Zone allowed the marchers some respite; the government asked the Islamabad administration and...

  • Blue Area project will create jobs, attract investment: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said the Blue Area project of auctioning plots with incentives would provide jobs and also attract investments from overseas Pakistanis...

    He was briefed on the project by CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed and the chairman of Naya Pakistan Housing Development Authority (NPHDA)...

  • Stocks shed 111 points after intra-day rally fizzles out

    KARACHI: In an atmosphere of volatility, uncertainty and directionless trading, the KSE-100 index lost 111...

    6pc as the company informed through a notice on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that they have postponed their board meeting which was scheduled to be held on Jan 16, 2016, without giving a new date,” said dealers at Topline Securities...

  • 111,000 health cards to be distributed in Attock

    TAXILA: Some 111,000 health cards will be distributed in Attock district, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said on Saturday, adding that this is proof that the government is fulfilling its promises to the public about health facilities...

    While discussing the Clean and Green Pakistan programme, Mr Aslam said the programme is in full swing and will improve the environment, while encroachment on...

  • Yemeni rebel attack death toll climbs to 111

    SANAA: The death toll from a missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on a government military camp climbed to at least 111 troops, a military spokesman said on Monday, making it one of the deadliest rebel assaults since the beginning of the country’s bloody civil war...

  • TTP claims IED attack on army truck near Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza

    PESHAWAR: A soldier was injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near a security forces vehicle on the Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza on Sunday, the Inter-Services Public Relations said...

    Following the explosion, which was later claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) via an email to journalists, the motorway was sealed and aerial surveillance of the area was conducted...

  • Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United: Will the blue shirts continue their unbeaten streak?

    Karachi Kings look to continue their unbeaten run as they take on Islamabad United in the 15th fixture of the Pakistan Super league (PSL) on Sunday at Sharjah...

    Currently sitting just above Lahore Qalandars — who the United denied their maiden victory in the season after a thrilling super over finish — Islamabad are relying on their young blood under the captaincy of old guard and former national team skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    “We’ve charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar said, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Three held in Tahir Plaza arson case

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Monday claimed to have arrested three men allegedly involved in the 2008 Tahir Plaza inferno case in which six people, including a lawyer, were burnt to death...

    “Rangers while carrying out action against criminals in the metropolis arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the Tahir Plaza tragedy case,” said a spokesperson for the Rangers...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash has been constructing a multi-storey plaza on a service road behind the Aabpara Sunday Bazaar...

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