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Bilawal Bhutto pays tribute to Murtaza Bhutto ahead of martyrdom anniversary


September 20, 2019

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid glowing tributes to his uncle Shaheed Murtaza Bhutto on his 23rd martyrdom anniversary which will be observed on Friday. In his message on the day, the PPP Chairman said that Shaheed Mir Murtaza Bhutto waged a brave struggle against the dictator Zia ul Haq and suffered heavily at the hands of …

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SC bench constituted to hear petitions challenging reference against Qazi Faez Isa


September 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan has constituted a full bench to hear the constitutional petitions challenging the presidential reference filed against senior Judge of the Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Geo News reported on Friday. Headed by Justice Umar Atta Bandial, the bench will comprise 10 judges of the apex court. Members of the Supreme Judicial Council including …

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Doors of Holy Kaa’ba opened for PM Imran


September 20, 2019

MAKKAH: Prime Minister Imran Khan performed Umrah in Makkah-tul-Mukarramah early Friday. The prime minister’s wife Bushra Begum accompanied him during the holy rituals. The prime minister also had a rare opportunity to enter the Holy Kaa’ba as the doors were especially opened for him. During Umrah, the prime minister prayed for the prosperity and stability of the country. The prime …

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Mild heatwave likely in Karachi from Sept 21 to 24


September 20, 2019

KARACHI: The Meteorological Department on Friday forecast that a mild heat wave is likely to affect  Karachi during September 21 to 24.  The Met Office warned that the maximum temperature was likely to remain in the range of 38 to 40 degrees centigrade with surface wind expected to blow from East-Northeast during the period. Last year, a heatwave killed 65 …

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Another minor ‘abducted’ from Kasur


September 20, 2019

KASUR: Another child was abducted from Punjab’s Kasur district on Thursday night. According to Geo News, two motorcyclists attempted to abduct two children from Hashim Chowk, however, after being followed, the they  left one of the boys behind in a state of unconsciousness. The child was admitted to a hospital where police said has been changing his statement. The police …

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Firdous Ashiq urges Fazl to march in support of Kashmir


September 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday urged Maulana Fazalur Rehman to arrange long march for freedom of Kashmir, not for those who looted and plundered national wealth. In a tweet, she said  Fazalur Rehman considered present democratic system bogus because he was not part of it. She said the Maulana …

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Pakistan Army Major, soldier martyred on Pak-Afghan border


September 20, 2019

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army officer  and a solider were martyered when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off  on Pak-Afghan border,  the Inter-Services Public Relations said on  Friday. Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor  said on Twitter that the incident took place on Pak-Afghan border in Mohmand District where   Major Adeel   Shahid was supervising fencing work in an area which …

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Ex-DG Parks embezzled billions: NAB


September 20, 2019

Ex Director General (DG) Parks and Horticulture, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, Liaquat Ali Khan Qaimkhani who was taken into custody in fake accounts case embezzled at least Rs1 billion, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said on Friday. The anti-graft body alleged that the former DG, an adviser to Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, headed a group of financial racketeers that included former members of …

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PIA operated 46 flights without passengers


September 20, 2019

Islamabad: The Pakistan International Airlines suffered huge financial losses after dozens of its flights were operated without passengers. According to an audit report, a copy of which is available with Geo News, as many as 46 flights were operated from the Islamabad Airport in  2016-17 with no passengers boarding the airplanes. The report reveals that the national flag carrier suffered …

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Pakistan’s female tech leader makes it to ‘Spikes Asia See it Be It 2019’


September 20, 2019

Spikes Asia, the Asia Pacific Festival of Creativity’ and the region’s most prestigious awards for the creative branded communications industry, has announced the first ever ‘See It Be It’ in Asia, a Career Acceleration Programme designed for women in creative roles who face diversity challenges in the industry. For the See It Be It programme, the festival has selected 10 …

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