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FIR of Model Town Incident not yet registered: Tahir ul Qadri -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Altaf Hussain endorses coordination committee’s decision to reinstate members who were earlier suspended over ‘irresponsible behaviour’ -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Cylinder blast kills four in Peshawar -

Monday, July 21, 2014

LHC accepts plea against Imran’s speech in parliament, seeks reply from govt, law ministry Aug 7 -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Karachi: Sub inspector and two other shot dead in Kati Pahari and Lyari -

Monday, July 21, 2014

AJK: 15 passengers killed, 16 injured as bus falls into ravine near Bhimber -

Monday, July 21, 2014

UNSC calls for Gaza ceasefire -

Monday, July 21, 2014

16 more Palestinian bodies recovered, toll soars to 501 -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gaza deaths soar to 307 on day 12 of Israel assault -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tahirul Qadri challenges Nawaz Sharif to public debate, Punjab law minister says debate is initiated only with principled and true people -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Model Town tragedy: Court orders police to submit complete report in next hearing -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Faisalabad: PML-N MPA Shoaib Idrees along with other accomplices attack Kharianwala Police Station, three policemen injured, two accused set free -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Khuzdar: Blast on Jinnah Road, several injured Earthquake tremors felt in Sargodha, Peshawar, Malakand, Lower Dir, Shangla and adjoining areas Pillion riding in Peshawar and Hyderabad to be banned on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (RA) -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Pillion riding in Peshawar and Hyderabad to be banned on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (RA) -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Earthquake tremors felt in Sargodha, Peshawar, Malakand, Lower Dir, Shangla and adjoining areas -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Khuzdar: Blast on Jinnah Road, several injured -

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Malaysian plane carrying 295 passengers crashes in east Ukraine, the plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur -

Friday, July 18, 2014

Karachi: Suspension of cell phone service suggested on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (RA) foolproof security arrangements finalised, four thousand police officials to be deployed to counter any untoward incident -

Friday, July 18, 2014

PAT stage protest rallies in various cities against Model Town tragedy, Tahirul Qadri slams Punjab govt for delaying registration of FIR of the incident -

Friday, July 18, 2014

Rawalpindi: PM visits GHQ, pays rich tributes to army over Zarb-e-Azb achievements -

Friday, July 18, 2014

July 24, 2014

  • Eurozone public debt rises sharply: Eurostat

        Eurostat gave no explanation for why the figures increased in the first quarter. BRUSSELS (AFP) – Eurozean public debt — the accumulated total of government budget deficits and borrowing — rose sharply earlier this year, reversing a downtrend when the economic crisis eased, official figures showed on Tuesday. The 28 European Union states are supposed to keep total public debt below the equivalent of 60 percent of annual economic output, while annual budget deficits must not exceed 3.0 percent. For years however these limits have been breached and total debt increased sharply during the crisis as governments borrowed…

  • Cycling: Roger gains redemption in belated Tour success

      Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying. BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AFP) – Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying and with it came redemption for the Australian. In his 10th Tour, the wily veteran stole a march on his four escape companions to solo to victory after a monumental 237.5km stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon on Tuesday. And his success came just three months after he was absolved of doping by the International Cycling Union (UCI). “You dream of winning a stage of the Tour de…

  • Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

      The play began at 0800 GMT on Monday at the Avignon Arts Festival and ended at 0200 GMT Tuesday. AVIGNON (AFP) – An 18-hour version of Shakespeare s epic “Henry VI” ended to sustained applause early Tuesday at France s top arts festival in Avignon, marking a triumph for the play s 32-year-old director. The daunting task involving 21 actors, 150 characters, seven intermissions and 10,000 verses took a decade to come to fruition, director Thomas Jolly said, describing a long-cherished dream that finally turned to reality. The play began at 0800 GMT on Monday at the Avignon Arts Festival and ended…

  • LoC violation: India’s unprovoked firing kills two Pakistanis

      Indian guns were silenced by the swift response from the Chenab Rangers. NAROWAL  Indian forces continue to violate LoC killing another Pakistani in Shakar Gar on Wednesday. The unprovoked firing from across the border had earlier killed a Pakistani on Tuesday night. Chenab Rangers retaliated to the attack and silenced the guns of the enemy. Indian forces are in a constantly violating ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC). The latest incident of firing at the control centre of district Shakar Ghar of Narowal killed a resident of Nangal Village. The shelling created panic and fear among the locals….

  • Duration of power cuts increased amid warm, muggy weather

      Electricity shortfall reached 5,600mw on Wednesday.  LAHORE (Web Desk) – Cities are facing 12 hours of powers cuts while loadshedding is being carried for 15 hours in rural areas as hot and muggy weather prevails in many parts of the country, Dunya News reported. According to National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), electricity generation remained 14,600mw while 14,600mw demand was recorded across the country. National Power Control Centre increased the duration of power cuts due to load on the system. Tripping also surged due to technical problems in the supply system of power distribution companies. Despite government’s tall claims,…

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LoC violation: India’s unprovoked firing kills two Pakistanis

Jul 23, 2014

  Indian guns were silenced by the swift response from the Chenab Rangers. NAROWAL  Indian forces continue to violate LoC killing another Pakistani in Shakar Gar on Wednesday. The unprovoked firing from across the border had earlier killed a Pakistani on Tuesday night. Chenab Rangers retaliated to the attack and silenced the guns of the enemy. Indian forces are in a constantly violating ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC). The latest incident of firing at the control centre of district Shakar Ghar of Narowal killed a resident of Nangal Village. The shelling created panic and fear among the locals….

Duration of power cuts increased amid warm, muggy weather

Jul 23, 2014

  Electricity shortfall reached 5,600mw on Wednesday.  LAHORE (Web Desk) – Cities are facing 12 hours of powers cuts while loadshedding is being carried for 15 hours in rural areas as hot and muggy weather prevails in many parts of the country, Dunya News reported. According to National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), electricity generation remained 14,600mw while 14,600mw demand was recorded across the country. National Power Control Centre increased the duration of power cuts due to load on the system. Tripping also surged due to technical problems in the supply system of power distribution companies. Despite government’s tall claims,…

North Waziristan: Pak military jets pound militant hideouts, 13 killed

Jul 23, 2014

The airstrikes were carried out in Shawal Tehsil of North Waziristan. NORTH WAZIRISTAN  At least 13 militants were killed as military jets bombed several hideouts of militants in North Waziristan in an ongoing offensive against the Taliban. The airstrikes were carried out in Shawal Tehsil of North Waziristan. According to sources, eight hideouts were destroyed and at least 13 terrorists were killed in the Wednesday morning airstrikes. Two days ago, 28 terrorists were killed while six hideouts were destroyed in the same Tehsil as Pakistan army continues the Zarb-e-Azb operation in North Waziristan. Last month Pakistan s military launched a long-awaited…

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Eurozone public debt rises sharply: Eurostat

    Eurostat gave no explanation for why the figures increased in the first quarter. BRUSSELS (AFP) – Eurozean public debt — the accumulated total of government budget deficits and borrowing — rose sharply earlier this year, reversing a downtrend when the economic crisis eased, official figures showed on Tuesday. The 28 European Union states are supposed to keep total public debt below the equivalent of 60 percent of annual economic output, while annual budget deficits must not exceed 3.0 percent. For years however these limits have been breached and total debt increased sharply during the crisis as governments borrowed…

Cycling: Roger gains redemption in belated Tour success

  Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying. BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AFP) – Michael Rogers finally won a Tour de France stage after 10 years of trying and with it came redemption for the Australian. In his 10th Tour, the wily veteran stole a march on his four escape companions to solo to victory after a monumental 237.5km stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon on Tuesday. And his success came just three months after he was absolved of doping by the International Cycling Union (UCI). “You dream of winning a stage of the Tour de…

Marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

  The play began at 0800 GMT on Monday at the Avignon Arts Festival and ended at 0200 GMT Tuesday. AVIGNON (AFP) – An 18-hour version of Shakespeare s epic “Henry VI” ended to sustained applause early Tuesday at France s top arts festival in Avignon, marking a triumph for the play s 32-year-old director. The daunting task involving 21 actors, 150 characters, seven intermissions and 10,000 verses took a decade to come to fruition, director Thomas Jolly said, describing a long-cherished dream that finally turned to reality. The play began at 0800 GMT on Monday at the Avignon Arts Festival and ended…

LoC violation: India’s unprovoked firing kills two Pakistanis

  Indian guns were silenced by the swift response from the Chenab Rangers. NAROWAL  Indian forces continue to violate LoC killing another Pakistani in Shakar Gar on Wednesday. The unprovoked firing from across the border had earlier killed a Pakistani on Tuesday night. Chenab Rangers retaliated to the attack and silenced the guns of the enemy. Indian forces are in a constantly violating ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC). The latest incident of firing at the control centre of district Shakar Ghar of Narowal killed a resident of Nangal Village. The shelling created panic and fear among the locals….