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Punjab Governor Ahmed Mahmud resigns

LAHORE: Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmud on Monday resigned as Governor of Punjab province. “I have forwarded my resignation to President Asif Ali Zardari. I hope it will be accepted,” he said. “Ups and downs are part of politics. I will distance myself from the parliamentary politics …

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Nasir Abad blast kills seven, hurts 20

WTP REPORT NASEERABAD:-According to sources, miscreants targeted the convoy of an independent candidate Khadim Hussain who along with his companions was on way to some station that blast erupted. As a result, seven people were killed while more than 20 got injured. Having come to …

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Judges case: Musharraf’s bail plea put off till 15th

Judges conducted hearing of the petition moved by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for bail in sub-jail on High Court judges’ detention case. New lawyer of Musharraf, Ilyas Siddiqui Advocate, submitted his power of attorney in the court. Learned counsel would argue on next hearing …

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10,000 army personnel deployed in Karachi for elections

KARACHI: Ten thousand army personnel have been deployed in Karachi to ensure security during the upcoming general elections. In a press briefing after a meeting under the chair of Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani, DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem said it had been …

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Minister ensures continuous supply of Oil and Gas supply during Election

WTP REPORT Islamabad: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Sohail Wajahat H. Siddiqui visited the ‘Oil and Gas Control Cell’ in the Ministry. The Oil and Gas Control Cell has been established to ensure continuous supply of Oil and Gas supply during Election 2013. …

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Veteran journalist Syed Abbas Athar dies in Lahore

BY TAHIR RANA LHORE: Renowned veteran journalist Syed Abbas Athar has expired after long ailment in Lahore this night. Syed Abbas Athar was suffering from cancer ailment from a long time and hospitalized in CMH for the treatment. After long-suffering of cancer ailment and treatment …

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BB murder case: Musharraf request for exemption in ATC

BY TARIQ KHAN RAWALPINDI: An application was filed on behalf of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday for exemption from attendance in a court pertaining to the Benazir Bhutto murder case, DawnNews reported. The plea was filed in Rawalpindi’s Anti-terrorism court (ATC). In the …

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Election candidate survives suicide attack in Shikarpur

An election candidate escaped unharmed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in southern Pakistan which left two people wounded, police said, after the latest in a wave of attacks to hit the campaign. The attack came in southern Shikarpur district of Sindh province, some 400 kilometres …

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Nowshera: One killed, other hurt in attack on ANP candidate office

NOWSHERA :A man killed and other wounded as another office of Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday came under attack in Noshehra, district of terrorism-hit province of Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw, officials said. According to local police, unknown persons attacked the election office of ANP candidate Noshehra.   …

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Jamaat-e-Islami, JUI-F targeted in Balochistan

QUETTA: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) came on the target in Balochistan yesterday, as JI’s election office and the house of the candidate of JUI-F were attacked. Sources said that motorbike riders hurled a hand grenade on the election office of JI set up …

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