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No case of corruption against me: Gilani

LONDON: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday said there is no case of corruption against him and he is performing his role to protect the constitution. Addressing a press conference at the inauguration ceremony of Consular Hall of Pakistan High Commission here, he said, “If all institutions work ... Read More »

GST cut on POL products likely

ISLAMABAD- The government plans to reduce General Sales Tax (GST) on petroleum products to provide relief to the masses and was in the process of consultation with the provinces on the subject, the Senate was told on Thursday. Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain told the house ... Read More »

DCC, cabinet meetings on May 15, 16

ISLAMABAD- As the government decided to convene back-to-back meetings of the country`s highest defence policy coordination forum -Defence Committee of the Cabinet and the federal cabinet next week, it was more than clear that the moment of decision in ties with the United States, which have been in an indeterminate ... Read More »

PPP wary of Asif Hashmi’s hobnobbing with Sharifs

LAHORE-The PPP circles have become wary of senior party leader and Chairman  ETPB Syed Asif Hashmi’s growing links with PML-N leaders. Their suspicions got further strengthened when the PML-N media office released on Wednesday a picture showing Mr Hashmi sharing some ‘vital information’ with Nawaz Sharif at Data Darbar where ... Read More »

Cops punished for fining justice’s vehicle

LAHORE – A team of Motorway Police on Thursday had to wait for four hours as punishment for issuing a fine ticket to the official driver of a Lahore High Court Justice. Following a phone call from judge’s office, the Motorway Police team led by SSP Jaffer Khan appeared before ... Read More »

Power riots roil govt’s key ally

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) Secretary Information Senator Kamil Ali Agha on Thursday warned the government it would be difficult for his party to continue as a partner in the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-led ruling coalition if the problem of loadshedding was not dealt properly dealt. The ... Read More »

Lawyers torture police officer in front of judge

  LAHORE-IN yet another episode of hooliganism, a group of lawyers on Thursday brutally tortured a sub-inspector, injured him with a pistol butt, in front of an additional district and sessions judge in the courtroom after he refused to investigate a theft case as per their desire. The incident took ... Read More »

Loadshedding makes people mad

LAHORE: Power crisis took a bad shape across the country on Thursday as the shortfall reached 8,200 MW, prompting enraged citizens to take to the streets to vent their anger in violent fashion. Loadshedding up to 14 hours is being undertaken in major cities as a result of the power ... Read More »

Chief Minister Punjab marriage again ?

London:Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif who is famous for his series of marriage,has marriage again with a mother of three kids.This time he married with a senior punjab police officer;s ex wife.The reliable sources said the police officer recently toured abroad with Mian Shahbaz Sharif.He was enjoying a very ... Read More »

Massive protests against power outages

LAHORE – People in different cities including Lahore held protest demonstrations against unscheduled electricity loadshedding . They chanted slogans against the government, burnt old tyres and threw traffic out of gear for hours to give vent to their anger. The National Grid is facing about 7,000 MW electricity shortfall and ... Read More »

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