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  • ANP's Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested after killing of PTI activist

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain was arrested on Sunday after the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district...

    A clash between activists of ANP and PTI occured outside near residence of Mian Iftikhar Hussain in Pabbi area after the Saturday night announcement of the area's results of the Local Government polls held...

  • Eye-witnesses identify Saad Aziz and Tahir Hussain in Safoora attack

    KARACHI: Five eye-witnesses on Friday identified suspects Saad Aziz and Tahir Hussain for their involvement in the Safoora Goth carnage in which at least 43 people were killed when armed men opened fire inside a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community near Safoora Chowk...

    Tahir Hussain Minhas alias Sain Nazir alias Zahid, alias Naveed alias Khalil, alias Shaukat and alias Mota-matriculate, has been involved in terror activities...

  • ‘Unsafe’ Gojra interchange discourages motorists

    FAISALABAD: With a slogan of ‘Building pathway to prosperity’, the government inaugurated the 58km Faisalabad-Gojra Motorway (M-4) worth Rs9...

    However, lack of police patrolling on the 28km Gojra-Jhang road linked with M-4 Gojra intersection is making it difficult for motorists of Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Chichawatni, Khanewal, Multan, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Islamabad and other areas to travel on this stretch during night... ...

  • Six shops burgled in Gojra

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Thieves took away cash and valuables from six shops on Quaid-i-Azam Road, Gojra, by breaking open locks on Monday night...

    Gojra city police have taken watchman into custody for interrogation...

  • Work on Gojra-Shorkot motorway begins

    This 61km M-4 section will connect Gojra to Shorkot via Toba Tek Singh...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had inaugurated this project in Gojra on Nov 16 last year, but it took over four months to start its construction...

  • PM Nawaz inaugurates Gojra-Shorkot section of M-4 motorway

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif launched the Gojra-Shorkot portion of the M-4 Faisalabad-Multan Motorway on Monday...

    The premier said construction for the Gojra-Shorkot section had been divided into two phases to ensure completion within the shortest possible time, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Woman ‘sets herself ablaze’ in Gojra

    TOBA TEK SINGH: A woman allegedly set herself on fire in her house in Chak 417-JB in Gojra on Tuesday night...

    Gojra Saddar police claimed Aneela had a dispute with her in-laws over which she set herself ablaze after dousing herself with petrol on Tuesday night...

  • Train hits car at Gojra crossing; six of a family dead

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Six members of a family, including a woman and a child, died when a Lahore-bound train hit their car at an unmanned crossing, 14km from Gojra town, on Sunday...

    They said that Mansab Kalyar had a paralysis attack and was being brought to a spiritual healer in a village near Gojra...

  • Gang selling counterfeit gold coins in Gojra

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Members of a counterfeit gold coins seller gang are active again in the area and they have deprived a citizen of Lahore of Rs400,000 in Gojra...

    According to Gojra Saddar police, two suspects contacted complainant Tanveer Hussain of Begum Kot, Shahdara, (Lahore) on telephone and offered him to buy antique gold coins which, according to them, they had recovered during excavation of earth...

  • Gojra PP-118 by-poll sees entry of PPP candidate

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The PPP has awarded its ticket for Gojra PP-118 by-poll to Chak 338-JB-based activist Asif Nazir Kamboh...

    For the July 25 polls, the PPP awarded its ticket to former provincial minister Khalid Malik Tiwana and his wife Begum Sarwat Malik but both defected to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) before the allotment of election symbols...

  • Hussain, The Weaver revives Shah Hussain’s poetry

    Their new play Hussain, The Weaver based on the poetry of great Sufi poet from Lahore, Shah Hussain or Madhoo Lal Hussain, was an exceptionally good production...

    He is otherwise associated with Waris Shah Parya Parchar Committee that conducts research on the life and works of Shah Hussain...

  • Iftikhar, Babar heroics help Pakistan ‘A’ draw first blood against England Lions

    DUBAI: An unbeaten century partnership between Iftikhar Ahmed and Babar Azam drove Pakistan ‘A’ to success after early hiccups in the first T20 against England Lions at the ICC Cricket Academy ground on Monday...

    Iftikhar (66 off 46) and Babar (53 off 40), who were the part of the Pakistan squad in the recently concluded ODI and T20 series against England, came to the rescue after openers Shahzaib Hasan and Fakhar Zaman were...

  • Pakistan can still finish second from group: Tahir Zaman

    LAHORE: Ex-Pakistan coach Olympian Tahir Zaman has said even Pakistan’s 2-2 drawn game against India in the World Hockey League semi-final in Antwerp, Belgium on Friday is beneficial for the green-shirts as it will keep their hopes of ending the group at second place alive...

    “Pakistan could have won the match had it played an attacking game, which in fact India played...

  • Wallace, Tahir called up for Pakistan T20s

    EDINBURGH: Craig Wallace and Hamza Tahir have been called up to Scotland’s squad for next week’s T20 internationals with Pakistan at the Grange...

    However, Michael Jones and Preston Mommsen will sit out the matches against Pakistan on June 12 and 13...

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