Most major markets observe strike in Lahore

LAHORE: Traders across the city observed a shutters-down strike on Saturday against the imposition of a withholding tax on banking transactions of Rs50,000 and above for non-taxpayers, according to local media sources.


Jamrud militant commander arrested

LANDI KOTAL: Security forces on Saturday arrested an important militant commander in Jamrud, according to local media sources. Security officials said Taliban commander Umar Khan Maki Khel was arrested from a house


Peshawar drug smuggler gets death sentence

MIANWALI: The sessions judge awarded death sentence to a drug trafficker under the Control of Narcotics Substance Act on Saturday, according to local media sources. The convict, Anwar Khan, a resident of


Houses damaged in Indian shelling

SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked intensified firing on border villages in Bajwat sector of Working Boundary on Saturday, according to local media sources. According to senior officials