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Day: November 6, 2022

Demo held against rising streets crimes in Karachi

Karachi
KARACHI: Youths of Karachi are now fed up with the growing lawlessness in the megacity and they would put a strong resistance if the authorities concerned failed to improve the law and order, said the speakers of a protest demo of youth against the street crime, organized by Alternate, a youth organization, in front of the Karachi Press Club (KPC) here Sunday. It was led by Alternate organizer Aqib Hussain and Shaima Baloch. The speakers National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) general secretary Nasir Mansoor, SITE Labour Forum leader Riaz Abbasi, Progressive Writers Association Joint Secretary Comrade Sajjad Zaheer and Home Based Women Workers Federation HBWWF leaders Zehra Khan and Saira Feroze Khuhro, Qazi Khizar from HRCP, and Saeed Baloch form PFF asked the government to get returned...

Bilawal deplores attack on police party

Karachi
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Sunday strongly condemned an attack on police officers by criminal elements in Kacha area near Rawanti town in Ghotki district. In a statement issued from Media Cell Bilawal House, the Chairman of the PPP expressed deep grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of five police officials, including the DSP and two SHOs in the incident. "I salute Shaheed DSP Abdul Malik Bhutto, Shaheed SHOs Deen Muhammad Laghari and Abdul Malik Kamangar and two policemen, Shaheed Salim Chachar and Shaheed Jatoi, for sacrificing their lives in the line of duty, and my heart goes out to the families of martyrs", he added. The Foreign Minister also prayed for the speedy recovery of SHO Ghulam Ali Brohi and other offici...

Jammu Martyrs Day observed with due solemnity, reverence

Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Jammu Martyrs Day was observed at both sides of the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the world over on Sunday (November 6) with due solemnity and reverence to commemorate the supreme sacrifices given by the Muslim inhabitants of Jammu city this day in 1947 while migrating to their then newly-carved homeland Pakistan. The day is observed every year by the Kashmiris to remember the great sacrifices of lives rendered by those over 2.50 lakh inmates of Jammu including men, women, children and elderly Muslims who were mercilessly slaughtered by the armed Hindu gangsters including the Indian occupying and the Dogra military troops near Jammu-Sialkot working boundary under a nefarious pre-planned conspiracy while they were proceeding for migrating to their belove...

Imran Khan discharged from hospital, reaches Zaman Park residence

Lahore
LAHORE: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and former prime minister Imran Khan has been discharged from the Shaukat Khanum Hospital Lahore on Sunday. According to a report, Imran Khan shifted from hospital to his residence at Zaman Park, Lahore amid tight security. A 4-member medical board allowed the PTI chairman to go home and prepared his discharge slip in light of his normal medical reports. The treatment of Imran Khan, who was injured in the firing on the container of a long march at Wazirabad was done in Shaukat Khanum Hospital. The Punjab government has taken tight security measures outside the PTI chairman's residence at Zaman Park in Lahore. Imran Khan was under treatment in Shaukat Khanum Hospital for three days after the assassination attack. It is to be noted ...

Governor Sindh call president, political leaders overall political situation discussed

Karachi
KARACHI: Governor Sindh Kamran Khan Tessori discussed country's overall political situation over the phone with President Dr. Arif Alvi, PDM Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Pakistan Muslim League (Q) Chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Senator Siraj ul Haq. Challenges faced by Pakistan in the economic field and other issues of mutual interest were also celebrated upon during the telephonic conversation. Governor Sindh said that he desires their guidance in fulfilling his duties. The country needs unity and consensus to achieve development and prosperity, he added. Kamran Khan Tessori further said that he is contacting all the stakeholders and requesting guidance for the welfare and well-being of the province. President Dr. Arif Alvi and all the political le...

Pakistan storm to World Cup semi-finals by crushing Bangladesh

Karachi
KARACHI: Shaheen Shah Afridi returned career-best figures of 4-22 to lead Pakistan into the Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals with a five-wicket win over Bangladesh in a do-or-die clash on Sunday. Chasing a modest 128 for victory in Adelaide, Pakistan achieved their target with 11 balls to spare and join arch-rivals India in the final four from Group 2. Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi returned career-best figures of 4-22 to lead Pakistan into the Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals with a five-wicket win over Bangladesh in a do-or-die clash on Sunday. Chasing a modest 128 for victory in Adelaide, Pakistan achieved their target with 11 balls to spare and join arch-rivals India in the final four from Group 2. The clash turned into a virtual quarter-final after the Netherlands stunned South ...