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Sherry becomes first female opposition leader in Senate

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Sherry Rehman has on Thursday been formally elected as first woman Leader of Opposition in the Senate. A notification in this regard has been issued today. Rehman was nominated by her party on March-14 for the aforementioned post. …

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Measles outbreak kills six children in Badin

BADIN -UNS : At least six children have lost their lives in a week after measles outbreak in Badin district of Sindh. According to our correspondent, the disease has affected more than 40 children in a Rato Kolhi viallage of Badin, claiming lives of seven …

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Dr Farooq Sattar accuses PPP of horse-trading in Senate polls

KARACHI: MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday accused the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) of indulging in horse-trading and of trying to turn MQM-P lawmakers over to their side. Speaking to media representatives during a press conference outside the Sindh Assembly, the senior MQM-P leader …

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New elected body of HUJ felicitated

STAFF REPORT BADIN: On very stunning win of new elected body of Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ), various social, political, elected representatives of provincial and national assembly and prominent figures have felicitated to new office bearers for the year 2018-19. Former Speaker of National Assembly …

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Sindh govt to act upon SC ruling on Rao case: CM Murad

KARACHI -UNS : Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Friday said the ruling of Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with former SSP Malir Rao Anwar will be complied with, hours after the apex court reversed its earlier order and issued a contempt of …

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Rally marks Kashmir Solidarity Day in Badin

STAFF REPORT BADIN: District administration Badin and various religious and political parties held rallies and demonstrations across the district on Monday to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day, voicing support for the Kashmiris’ struggle for their right to self-determination. The participants carried party flags and banners …

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Judiciary has no right to insult others: Nawaz

KARACHI-UNS – Nawaz Sharif on Friday declared that the judiciary has no right to insult others, adding that the top court used words like Sicillian mafia and Godfather for him which is unacceptable. Speaking to a public gathering in Karachi, the ex-PM recalled his disqualification …

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Police demanded Rs 1m extortion money from him, friends quote Naqeeb

KARACHI – Friends of late Naqeebullah Mehsud, who were abducted earlier this month, have stated before a court on Monday during a hearing that their slain friend told them that police had demanded Rs 1 million worth of extortion from him. Qasim and Ali, two …

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PM inaugurates North-Bound Carriageway of Lyari Expressway

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday inaugurated North-Bound Carriageway of Lyari Expressway in Karachi. The 38-killometer long project, consisting of twenty bridges and four interchanges, has been completed at a cost of ten billion rupees. Briefing the Prime Minister about the project, Chairman …

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Mehsud murder: Rao, seven others booked over fake encounter

BY TARIQ SHAH KARACHI: Police Tuesday registered FIR of Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud against former SSP Malir Rao Anwar and seven other police officers over death of the youth in ‘fake’ police encounter in Karachi last week. According to our correspondent, the FIR, registered on the …

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