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City to host health moot

KARACHI – World Health Update 2007, the mega event on health issues is being held on January 26-28, 2007 in Expo Center Karachi in which over 9000 surgeons and experts would participate where all the three faculties including medical, dental and nursing would work together first time in the country. Patron Dr Muhammad Ali Shah […]


Taluka Naib Nazim faces legal action

KHAIRPUR: A Taluka Naib Nazim and 15 others have been booked in a case for illegally cutting trees. An employee of the irrigation department of the Thari Mirwah Taluka, Shah Nawaz Channo, had registered a complaint with the police that Naib Nazim Thari Mirwah Taluka Mehfooz Ahmed Kubber and others cut precious trees at both […]


Ex-nazim, nephew killed

NAROWAL:Unidentified people killed on Tuesday a former union council (UC) nazim and his 11-month-old nephew and injured his son and two cousins in Chanderke Mangolay village in the jurisdiction of Baddo Malhi Police Station. Former UC nazim Ehsanullah Mahar, along with his son, Arshad, cousins Nasir Ahmed and Fazl Rasool, and 11-month-old nephew Abdullah Shehar […]


Nazim to visit S Korea

KARACHI: Korean Counsel General in Karachi, Thang Suk Chul hosted dinner in the honour of City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal at his residence on Tuesday. They also finalised the schedule of city Nazim’s tour of Seoul from Dec 17, on Korean invitation. Kamal has appreciated the invitation and said it is the first time that […]


More witnesses testify against nazim

HYDERABAD:Affidavits of nine more prosecution witnesses by the counsel of Nadra Parveen, were filed on Tuesday before the District and Sessions Judge Hyderabad, Mr Zafar Ahmed Khan Sherwani, who is holding an inquiry into the matter on the orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.These witnesses claimed that they were also victims of the Taluka […]


City Nazim’s performance lauded

KARACHI: Renowned businessmen, industrialists and philanthropists of the metropolis have lauded the City Nazim’s one year performance and demanded through a resolution for handing over 100 percent land control and traffic police to the city government in order to resolve the citizens’ problems without any further delay. Renowned industrialist Mian Zahid Hussain, Patron All Pakistan […]


Gang-rape victim fears for life

HYDERABAD: A gang-rape victim, Nadira Parveen, deposing before district and sessions judge Zafar Ahmad Sherwani on Tuesday, said she feared for her life as ‘I am being chased by henchmen of my tormentors.’”While coming from Punjab to attend the inquiry proceedings, I was being constantly followed by the henchmen of my rapists,” said a terrorised […]


Need stressed to promote media education

LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Arshad Mahmood has said that world has been converted into global village and the nations are being controlled by media in this century, hence there is need to promote media education so that fast awareness could be developed in general masses.While addressing a prize distribution ceremony of the BS (Hons) […]


Deletion of terror charges against nazims questioned

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday sought explanation from Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Shah Ji Rehman and Public Prosecutor (PP) Fahim, within ten days, of why terrorism charges had been dropped from the first information reports (FIRs) lodged against three union council nazims, a general councillor and three others. A PHC division […]


District Nazim accused of ignoring Qasimabad, Rural Talukas

HYDERABAD: The elected representatives of the Qasimabad Taluka have accused District Nazim Hyderabad Kanwar Naveed Jameel of ignoring the Qasimabad and Rural Talukas on an ethnic basis.Speaking at a news conference, Qasimabad Taluka Nazim Noor Mohammed Shoro, Naib Nazim Haider Shahani, UC Nazims Mahboob Abro and Yameen Soomro and councillors said that no development work […]


Lawyers and journalists manhandled on way to Bajaur

PESHAWAR, Nov 6: A fact-finding team of lawyers went to the village of Chingai in Bajaur Agency on Monday after tribesmen thwarted an attempt by the political authorities to stop them from visiting the area. The team recorded statements of scores of tribesmen regarding last week’s aerial attack on a seminary in which 82 people […]


‘Govt to enforce security system to control cyber crimesÂ’

ISLAMABAD: A National Information Security Framework will soon be enforced to combat cyber crimes in the country, said Ammar Hussain Jaffri, the project director of the National Response Center for Cyber Crimes, on Thursday. He said this while addressing the ‘International Information Security Conference 2006: Challenges for Pakistan’, organised by Total Communications and sponsored by […]


UC nazim, naib nazim get bail

PESHAWAR, Oct 18: A local court on Tuesday granted bail to a union council nazim, naib nazim and secretary in a case about preparing fake resignations of three councillors to counter a no-trust motion. Judicial Magistrate Tilla Muhammad Khan said that the three accused should be released on furnishing two sureties of Rs100,000 each. Nazim […]


PHC allows couple to live together

PESHAWAR: A division bench of the Peshawar High Court on Monday allowed Sajid Khan and Naveeda Hamayun, who married on their own will — to live together after the girl showed her willingness to go with her husband. The bench, comprising Chief Justice Tariq Pervez Khan and Justice Raj Muhammad Khan was hearing a habeas […]