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Christians protests Orange Line over church demolition plans

Christians protests Orange Line over church demolition plans

After weekly prayers at the Cathedral Church, several welfare organizations took to the streets and raised slogans against the government. They claimed that construction on land belonging to a church will not be allowed under any circumstances. They said that the church had been on Mall Road since the last hundred years and was a heritage site apart from a place ... Read More »

Dar terms achievements in Zarb-e-Azb ‘significant’

Dar terms achievements in Zarb-e-Azb ‘significant’

The minister said government attaches top priority to national security matters including the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb. He said this while chairing a meeting held to review budget of Pakistan Army for the next fiscal year in Islamabad on Sunday. The meeting also reviewed expenses being incurred for Operation Zarb-e-Azb. On this occasion, finance minister said rehabilitation of internally displaced persons ... Read More »

Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge action

Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge action

Pounding home the message that each country needs to take action to ramp up growth, and following another week of relative calm in financial markets, the IMF leadership said they were “positive” about the outlook, even as they warned of high risks. Yet with a rising number of developing countries approaching the two powerful institutions for support to deal with ... Read More »

Iran pushes U.S. for more access to global financial system

Iran pushes U.S. for more access to global financial system

In January, world powers led by the United States and the European Union lifted most sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear program. But some U.S. sanctions remain, and U.S. banks remain prohibited from doing business with Iran directly or indirectly because Washington still accuses Tehran of “supporting terrorism”. That has deterred European institutions, which fear they ... Read More »

Civil society wants contempt proceedings against Shahbaz Sharif

Civil society wants contempt proceedings against Shahbaz Sharif

They maintained that eleven heritage buildings risked damaged as they were in the path of the Orange Line train project. The court had order all construction near them to be stopped immediately. Shahbaz Sharif has repeatedly vowed to tackle the civil society members who filed the petition claiming that they are a hindrance in the project, and has also regularly ... Read More »

Armed forces can live up to any challenge: President Mamnoon Hussain

Armed forces can live up to any challenge: President Mamnoon Hussain

According to details, the President of Pakistan said that the armed forces were ready to tackle any challenge. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was also present at the passing out parade. Mamnoon Hussain also stated that certain malicious plots were being hatched against Pakistan. “Unofficial wars are being started against Pakistan, in order to make the state unstable,” he ... Read More »

Retired judge agrees to head Panama Papers commission; Imran insists on CJP

Retired judge agrees to head Panama Papers commission; Imran insists on CJP

The former judge wants all political parties to  express confidence and agree on him heading the commission. Secondly, there should be no outside interference and the Terms of Reference (TOR) should be established by him. Meanwhile, PTI chairman Imran Khan lashed out at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and questioned how his children received the money to invest in offshore companies. He was ... Read More »

ARY News obtains JIT report of jailed LeT member

ARY News obtains JIT report of jailed LeT member

According to the investigation report, the suspect along with his accomplices, killed DSP Jail Abdul Razzaq in October 2012. In July 2012, Hafiz Qasim attacked DSP Israr Awan near Jamshed Quarters and wounded him severely. In 2012 the suspect killed political workers Farooq, Nihal and Noor-ul-Huda at Orangi Town with the help of his accomplices Danish Chota, Adnan and Jafar. ... Read More »

Military gunships shell criminal sanctuaries in Rajanpur

Military gunships shell criminal sanctuaries in Rajanpur

After the failure of police, a battalion of Pakistan Army was sent to the riverine Katcha areas in Rajanpur that borders Sindh and Balochistan. The troops surrounded the gangsters from three sides. Military gunships pounded hideouts in the riverine Katcha area, destroying several criminal dens. The troops were landed in the area through choppers, following which the cops retreated from their ... Read More »