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Polling For By-election Lower Dir Underway

MALAKAND – Election Commission has taken strict security measures for the by-polls here in Lower Dir on Thursday. The seat of PK-95 fell vacant after the nomination of JI Ameer as the senator. Neck to neck contest is expected to be between JI and Awami National Party. The election will continue till 5pm without any break, and more than 140,000 registered voters to cast votes in today. JI candidate for the election is Aizaz Ul Mulk, while the candidate for ANP is Bahadur Khan. Today is public holiday in the Lower Dir Distritc for the peaceful conduction of election. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual news website covering politics, technology, sports, health and lifestyle from US, Pakistan, Middle East and around the world ...

May 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Security Team Of Zimbabwe To Visit Pakistan Today

LAHORE – The sources told The News Tribe that security team of Zimbabwe Cricket Team will visit Pakistan to over view high security measures installed by Pakistan authorities for Zimbabwe’s tour to Pakistan on Wednesday. The Captain of test team of Pakistan, Mishab Ul Haq, said while talking to one of the channels that the return of international cricket to the country after six years of isolation as ‘a big joy’. Zimbabwe will arrive in Lahore on May 19 for three ODIs and two T20s. The T20s are scheduled to be played on May 22 and 24, and the ODIs on May 26, 29 and 31 before Zimbabwe fly back on June 1. Misbah said that the attack on the Sri Lankan team was the one thing he wanted to ‘forget’ from his c...

May 6, 2015 at 10:55 am | News Desk

Waheed Ur Rehman’s Murder Was Planned In Karachi University; Police

KARACHI – Police sources have claimed that the murder plan of Professor Waheed ur Rehman was made inside Karachi University. Police officials are of the view that the perpetrators went on a recce before executing the plan. Which means that the surveillance of Professor Waheed ur Rehman was being done by the target killers before the attack. Waheed Ur Rehman was teaching as an assistant professor in Karachi University’s Mass Communication department. He was on his way to the University when unknown gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in F.B Area block 16 Karachi; as a result of which Waheed Ur Rehman had lost his life. The incident took place on April 29 in Karachi. Police claims that it has made a satisfactory development in th...

May 6, 2015 at 10:31 am | News Desk

CM Shahbaz Sharif Inaugurates Kidney Center In Burewala

BUREWALA – The Chief Minister Of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, has inaugurated the Kidney center in Burewala on Wednesday. Talking to the inauguration ceremony chief Minister said that government is committed to deliver good governance in all sphere of livelihood. Medical and Education are the two sectors which are to be developed for the development of the society as a whole. He said that we are government invested too much in health sector to upgrade the society and to have the healthy Pakistan. He also inaugurated many other developmental projects in the District Burewala. He said that government is focusing in all sphere not only on infrastructure as the propagandist propagate. He said that we are constructing big cardiology center h...

May 6, 2015 at 10:21 am | News Desk

Police Is Ready To Tackle Land Mafia In A Week

PESHAWAR – The Peshawar Police has decided to take action against the land mafia within next week. Sources told that the police has prepared lists of the individuals governing land mafia and the related perpetrators within a few days. The names of the town mafia have not been disclosed yet. The concerned lists have been sent to the relevant departments as well. It is said that 162 people have been designated as land mafia and the arrests would start soon within one week. Many political personalities have also been reported to have links with these mafia networks. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual news website covering politics, technology, sports, health and lifestyle from US, Pakistan, Middle East and around the world ...

May 6, 2015 at 10:01 am | News Desk

Oil Resources Found In Tal

KARACHI – Pakistan Oil fields Limited has announced that the operator of Tal Block given the indication of hydrocarbons found in the development well Maramzai-03. The operator company said in his remarks that before conducting any acid job, the well has flowed 19.84mmscfd of gas and 852 Barrels of condensate per day. Pakistan Oil field Limited has observed that the production from the well is expected to be started during the late 2015. It is said that working interest of Pakistan Oil field Limited is at the 25pc in the block. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual news website covering politics, technology, sports, health and lifestyle from US, Pakistan, Middle East and around the world Click here for more information The...

May 6, 2015 at 10:01 am | News Desk

Bangladesh Wins The Toss And Elected To Field First

Mirpur – Bangladesh Team has won the toss and elected to field first in the second test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh. The first test between the two teams was ended up as draw, with Bangladesh took the psychological edge over Pakistan of defending the match. While talking during the toss ceremony Pakistan Captain, Mishab Ul Haq Said that there is too grass on the pitch which will help the bowlers in the match. Only one change has been made in Pakistan team, as fast bowler Imran khan was replaced by Zulfiqar Babar. Bangladesh team is going with the same combination as in the first test match. During the first test match two double centuries were scored, one by Bangladeshi Opener Tamim Iqbal and the other by the Pakistan&rsqu...

May 6, 2015 at 10:01 am | News Desk

Baluchistan Government Re-Tenders Reko Diq Project

QUETTA – Chief Minister Baluchistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has said that his government would hire foreign experts to invite fresh tenders for field blocks of copper and gold deposits in Reko Diq after its legal team had advised the provincial authorities to initiate the sale process. The chief minister said that things were at an initial stage and nothing had been finalized.He rejected allegations by some opposition leaders that the government had accepted millions of rupees in commission for giving the project to TCC. The TCC, a joint venture between Chile’s Antofagasta and Canada’s Barrack Gold, had initiated arbitration against governments of Pakistan and Baluchistan in 2011 on mining license dispute. Ahmer Bilal Soo...

May 5, 2015 at 10:35 am | News Desk

Foundation Stone Of Jamia Mosque Placed In Dream Gardens Multan

LAHORE – The foundation stone of six canals Jamia Mosque has been placed in the dream gardens Multan on Monday. The theme park of about 64 canals has been made around the six canals mosque in dream gardens Multan. While the foundation stone of the mosque and grand commercial plaza has been placed. According to the sources, the development of the commercial area in dream garden took only six months. On this opportunity those interested in purchasing land were given the hold of the land only at the submission of 30% of the total amount to be submitted. The administrators of dream garden said that those personnel who wanted to constructs plazas in dream garden in the ongoing year will be provided with free slabs for the two roofs. In ...

May 5, 2015 at 10:27 am | News Desk

PTI Has Failed To Prove Electoral Rigging

ISLAMABAD: The PML-N stressed before the poll inquiry commission on Monday that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) had no admissible or credible evidence to support the allegations about rigging in the 2013 general elections. The PML-N through its senior counsel Shahid Hamid insisted that there was no plan, no design, no conspiracy and no systematic effort to manipulate 2013 elections by the party. The elections were organized by the Election Commission as per its constitutional mandate and overall the results were fair and a true reflection of the mandate. In its statement, the PTI had alleged that the architects of the rigging were the PML-N and its supporters. It said returning officers, presiding officers and other polling officials, ...

May 5, 2015 at 10:01 am | News Desk

Army Chief Raheel Sharif Chairs The Corps Commander Conference

RAWALPINDI – According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) agenda set for the corps commander conference is the Karachi unrest and implementation of National Action Plan on Tuesday. Major general Imran Majeed was being upgraded to Lieutenant General and is made the surgeon general now. Major General Imran Majeed is considered to the founder Cardio Electro physiology at national level. According to source of The News Tribe, national action plan, recent unrest in Karachi and Karachi operation, and Pak-Afghan border situation to be discussed in the meeting. Internal and external security of the country to be considered in the meeting, chairs by Army Chief. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual news website covering politi...

May 5, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Asif Zardari To Appear In The Accountability Court

RAWALPINDI – The former President of the country, Asif Ali Zardari, to appear before the Accountability court against the charge of making assests illegally on Tuesday. He will appear before the judge Khalid Mehmood Ranjha in the Accountability court. High security measures are taken to make sure the security of the former President, many police squadron deployed onto the way from Islamabad to Rawalpindi Khechari. Bomb disposal squad is also placed alert to meet any security emergency in the Rawalpindi. Police has taken the control over the car parking here in the Rawalpindi Khechari and cleared the place as secure for the former president to come and place his protocol in that area. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual n...

May 5, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Major General (R) Ehtisham Zameer Dies

RAWALPINDI -Major General (R) Ehtesham Zamir dies in Rawalpindi, Funeral of which to be offered in Bahria Town Phase four at 1730 PST on Monday. According to initials reports to The News Tribe, the funeral prayer of Major General (R) Ehtesham Zamir will be offered in Bahria Town phase four in Rawalpindi at 1730 PST. He was the son of the Zamir Jafri born at Chak Abdul Khaliq, Jhelum, who became famous for his Urdu humorous poetry and also wrote humorous columns in the newspapers and periodicals. Major General Ehtesham Zamir was determined to carry on the legacy of his father to serve the nation. He started operating a Non Profit Foundation, Syed Zamir Jafri Foundation, which provides many high profile required services to the nation. The...

May 4, 2015 at 10:31 am | News Desk

Islamabad Traffic Police Takes Action Against Vips

ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) claimed of issuing traffic violation tickets to twenty different VIPs including 12 army officers, 3 MNAs, 2 senior government officials, 1 MPA, 1 driver of a VIP and also the Prime Minister’s legal advisor, during last four months. ITP officials told that 19920 were issued tickets for not fastening seat belt, 12544 for attending phone call while on road, 28817 for not wearing helmet, 6567 on lane violation, 11120 for violating traffic signal, 1591 minor drivers and 36665 for other violations. According to the press release, 700 vehicles were transferred to workshop, 1033 were given mechanical help, 411 were provided fuel, 160 were taken to their destination, Whereas, 2777 were giv...

May 4, 2015 at 10:06 am | News Desk

Prime Minister Establishes Relief Fund For Nepal Quake Victims

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has established the relief fund for the earthquake victims of Nepal on Monday. Prime Minister also asked the nation to contribute funds for the Nepalese brethren. Foreign secretary of Pakistan said that Pakistan is the first country to help Nepalese in the grave circumstances of their history. Pakistanis home and abroad are helping Nepalese and want to contribute to the funds to help the Nepal to over come the crisis situation. Nepalese Ambassador to Pakistan said they are grateful to the government and people of Pakistan for generous support extended by Pakistan at this difficult time. He said that Pakistan government has helped Nepal in every aspect of livelihood, and added th...

May 4, 2015 at 10:03 am | News Desk

Application Filed Against Rao In Sindh High Court

KARACHI – An application has been filed against the Former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar in the Sindh High Court on Monday. According to applicant investigation should be carried on against the SSP Rao Anwar and his recent doings. According to the text of application, SSP Rao Anwar has killed more than 50 people in the fake police encounters in different areas. Application suggest to carry on an intensive and in-depth investigation of why SSP Rao Anwar came to light and put on high allegations against MQM. The News Tribe – UK-based bilingual news website covering politics, technology, sports, health and lifestyle from US, Pakistan, Middle East and around the world Click here for more information The Ne...

May 4, 2015 at 10:03 am | News Desk

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