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Senior journalist Hamid Mir escapes bid on life:police

ISLAMABAD: A senior Pakistani journalist and TV anchor escaped a bid on his life Monday when the bomb disposal squad defused a bomb planted under his car in Islamabad, police and his channel said. Hamid Mir, a senior Geo TV anchor was returning to his …

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Brother killed sister in Larkana

LARKANA: A brother shoots out sister due to late food preparing here at Village Mehmood Dhoon near Ratodero on Wednesday. According to police, an eleder brother Ashiq Ali Kanasro killed with pistol fire his young sister Shehrbanio in village Mehmood Dhoon near Ratodero tehsil of …

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Dr. Asim resigns from Senate

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Petroleum, Dr. Asim Hussian resigned from the Senate on Tuesday. Dr. Asim’s resignation was accepted by acting Chairman Senate Sabir Baloch. According to sources Dr. Asim resigned due to his dual nationality. The Supreme Court had earlier directed …

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Pakistan denies US news report about drone raids

BY MUHAMMAD ZAHEERUDIN ISLAMABAD:Pakistan s foreign office has termed a US media report about drone attacks in Pakistan as baseless and concocted. A spokesman of foreign office in Islamabad called the drone attacks as illegal, breach of the international law and violation of Pakistan’s national …

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Bomb kills one soldier, injures 15 in North Waziristan

NORTH WAZIRISTAN: At least one security personnel was killed and 15 received injuries when they were attacked by a remote-controlled bomb in North Waziristan. The militants targeted the vehicle of the security personnel in Shawal tehsil of North Waziristan, the government sources said. The injured …

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China s Deputy Chief of General Staff meets PM Ashraf

UNS REPORT ISLAMABAD:A Chinese delegation called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and discussed issues regarding Pak-China friendship. PM Ashraf said that Pakistan was grateful to its Chinese friends for their assistance in undertaking development projects in Pakistan. He said that regional assistance from both …

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Khi: Four blood brothers among 9 killed

BY AMIN KHAN-UNS KARACHI: In Monday’s organized homicides gunmen targeted nine people including four real brothers. According to SSP Central Asim Qaimkhani, armed men opened fire at a car near Disco Mord and killed the passengers and driver. The deceased were identified as Abdul Farid, …

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AGP’s clarification memo to CEC

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Tuesday sent a memo clarifying the disqualification of the dual nationality holder parliament members stressing on taking actions against them in accordance with the constitution instead of the court order, Geo Mews reported. AGP Irfan Quadir in a letter …

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Kamra base attack: two more held

ISLAMABAD: Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have achieved progress in Kamra Airbase attack investigation and apprehended two more people in this regard. The sources said that LEAs have held two relatives of terrorist Faisal Shehzad, killed in retaliation of security forces in the Kamra base attack. …

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Two key al Qaeda commanders killed in N Waziristan drone strike

REPORT BY UNS STTAFER MIR ALI: Two key al Qaeda linked operatives, including an operational commander have been killed in Monday’s US drone strike in North Wazirsitan Agency, official sources said. The al Qaeda linked militants killed in the drone strike have been identified as …

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