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NAB to file reference against Nawaz for non-cooperation

Nawaz skips second NAB appearance LAHORE , May 20: : National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday has decided to file reference against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for non-cooperation. According to sources, NAB issued two notices to Nawaz but he did not attend the hearing regarding the misuse of funds …

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Army’s relief and rescue operation is underway in epidemic-hit Awaran

AWARAN, May 20: Pakistan Army’s special relief and rescue operation is in progress in epidemic affected far flung areas of Awaran on the request of the Balochistan government. Special Army medical teams with adequate medicines have reached Awaran and treating the patients. Special helicopter sorties flown to evacuate large number …

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Scorching heat, power cuts cripple routine life in Karachi

KARACHI, May 20: Unannounced and traumatizing power cuts have crippled routine life in Karachi, sources reported. It has been learned that K-electric hasn’t yet corrected the technical fault in Bin Qasim Power plant as eighteenth day has passed. Residents in several areas of the metropolis took to the streets and …

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Former Kasur MPA Ilyas Khan defects to PML-N from PML-Q

LAHORE, May 20: Former MPA Ilyas Khan defected to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz from PML-Quaid, after meeting Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday. During a meeting, Ilyas expressed complete trust in the leadership of Shehbaz, who is also the president of PML-N. The latter also welcomed the former MPA and …

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Pakistan to take up Kishanganga Dam issue with World Bank: Aizaz Chaudhry

WASHINGTON, May 20: Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry remarked that Pakistan intends to consult with the World Bank on the Kishanganga Dam issue. He was addressing a seminar titled ‘Pakistan and Unites States A Lasting Partnership’ on Saturday. Speaking in the context of issues pertaining to Islamabad’s …

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Life of Hazrat Fatima (RA) an example for all: President AJK

MUZAFFARABAD, May 20: Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir said that the devastating earthquake of 2005 had led to the martyrdom of 80,000 and has left a permanent impact on Azad Kashmir but the Government of Pakistan and AJK have made impressive efforts in the rehabilitation and construction …

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Azhar Ali hits 73 in final Pakistan warm-up ahead of England series

LONDON: Openers Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman both made fifties as they shared a century stand on the first day of Pakistan´s two-day warm-up match against Leicestershire at Grace Road on Saturday. At stumps, Pakistan were 321 for nine with Azhar having scored 73 and Fakhar 71, the openers sharing …

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A Muslim man beaten to death in India for allegedly slaughtering cows

Muslim man beaten to death in India for allegedly slaughtering cows A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob in India’s Madhya Pradesh on the suspicion of slaughtering cattle, the Hindustan Times reported. Police identified the deceased as Riaz, a 45-year-old tailor. His friend, Shakeel, 38, was injured …

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NAB grills Hamza Shehbaz for two hours in clean water scam

LAHORE, May 18: Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif’s son Hamza Shehbaz appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation committee on Friday to record his statement relating to clean water scam, reported Express News. A three-member NAB team grilled Hamza for around two hours. While speaking to the media after …

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