Gas pressure resumes for domestic customers in twin cities Gas supply to Rawalpindi and Islamabad resumed on Tuesday after the 36 inch diameter pipeline was repaired in Rahim Yar Khan. According to…
Forces loyal to Libya’s interim government pounded Moamer Gaddafi’s diehards in Sirte on Saturday as they resumed their battle for full control of the ousted despot’s birthplace. A senior US defence official…
Government College University (GCU) will resume intermediate, undergraduate and post-graduate classes from September 12. The university will reopen on Monday, September 5, after Eid holidays. The registrar said that admissions for undergraduate…
The Supreme Court would hear the suo motu case on the bloodshed in Karachi on Tuesday, a private TV channel reported on Tuesday. During the hearing, Sindh government’s counsel Abdul Hafeez Pirzada,…
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After remaining suspended for nearly four weeks, cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade between divided parts of Kashmir has been resumed following assurances from the state government about improved facilities for traders. Goods…
India will send a military delegation to China on Sunday, marking a resumption of defence ties that were frozen for a year over a visa row, government and defence officials said. The…
LAHORE – After remaining out of the political arena for over two weeks due to health issues, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has resumed political activities while heading a meeting to discuss the prevalent situation in the country. The meeting discussed the current political situation, the aftermath of the Raymond Davis case, allegations on the Punjab government in the case, the Pakistan-India Cricket World Cup semi-final, cricket diplomacy and the increase in terrorist incidents. The
KARACHI – The supply of commercial and strategic cargo to Afghanistan under Pak-Afghan Transit Trade (PATT) has resumed after witnessing over a month-long suspension, Pakistan Today learnt Monday.
According to importers and transporters, at least 10,000, Afghanistan-bound TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), carrying commercial and non-commercial cargo, were stuck up at the country’s seaports.
The supply of goods to the neighbouring landlocked country had come to a complete
ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court will resume the hearing on intra-court appeals of the superior courts’ judges today (Monday), who had taken oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) in violation of the apex court’s November 3, 2007 restraining order.
A seven-member special bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany
LAHORE – The Bank Alfalah National Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2011 will resume on Sunday (today). The championship was disrupted after two days of matches by rains in the city. With the efforts of the Lahore Polo Club staff and management, the championship will resume on Sunday, provided there are no more rains to hamper the championship.
The championship will resume with four matches. Army will play Askari Bank, Guard Group will take on Diamond Paints,
PESHAWAR – The stalled work on Gomal Zam Dam has resumed. The development comes as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has released first tranche of $20 million to WAPDA for completion of multipurpose water project in South Waziristan Agency.
Talking to Pakistan Today, Engineer Karimul Haq the acting project director of Gomal Zam Dam said that the work had been at halt awaiting financial agreement between USAID and WAPDA authorities. He said 94 per cent
LAHORE – Adviser to prime minister and Evacuee Trust Property Board (EPTB) Chairman Syed Asif Hashmi resumed the charge of his seat on Monday after receiving a green signal from Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
The PPP central leader, after the assurance given by President Zardari and PM Gilani to remove his reservations, decided to resume his lucrative post and expressed his gratitude to President and PM
ISLAMABAD – A seven-member special bench of the Supreme Court will resume hearing today (Monday) on intra-court appeals of dysfunctional and retired judges of the superior courts, seeking overturning of the SC February 2 decision of charging them with contempt for taking oath under the PCO.
The bench consists of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Sarmad
LAHORE – Model Town Football Academy Camp, being held for the Academies Phase of 13th National U13 Festival of Football, will resume on Wednesday, February 9. MTFA’s President Mian Rizwan Ali has approved Muhammad Yasin as coach, while Nasem Uddin and Daniel Gill will act as manager and assistant manager, respectively. Shafiq ur Rehman will lead the camp.
The thirty players in the camp are:
Goal Keepers (3): Fateh Mehmood, Zaheer Abbas, Awais Mubarak
ISLAMABAD – A four-member Supreme Court bench will resume hearing today over Pakistan Railways land leasing in Lahore at a meager price, causing Rs 25 billion loss to the national exchequer.
The court will examine the replies of three retired generals including former Inter Services Intelligence chief Javed Ashraf Qazi, Lt Gen (r) Saeeduz Zafar and Maj Gen (r) Hamid Hassan Butt, who administered the Pakistan Railways in 2001, and are allegedly involved in the Rs 25 billion
ROME – All eyes will be on the Milan neighbours as Serie A kicks-off again on Thursday after a two-and-a-half week winter break. AC Milan lead the table by three points and will be showing off new signing Antonio Cassano as they travel to Sardinia to tackle Cagliari.
Inter Milan, taking on Napoli, will also display a new acquisition as former Milan coach Leonardo takes over on the nerazzurri bench for the first time since Rafael Benitez was fired after last month’s Club World Cup