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Nawaz Sharif is deceiving people, says Imran

SEHWAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan, while addressing a rally in Sehwan on Sunday, launched a fresh series of verbal assaults against political opponents; Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari. He claimed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Nawaz Sharif is deceiving the ...

Police detain cricketer Aamir Yamin in Gojra for overtaking DPO's vehicle

KARACHI: Pakistan’s all-rounder Aamir Yamin was humiliated by local police on Sunday after he attempted to overtake vehicle of a senior police official near Toba TeK Singh. Amir, 27, is member of Pakistan’s T20i squad and is scheduled to leave for Dubai on Monday to join his side for the ...

Police detain cricketer Aamir Yamin in Gojra for overtaking DPO's vehicle

All-rounder Aamir Yamin speaks to media outside Gojra City police station. — Geo NewsGOJRA: Police detained Pakistani cricketer Aamir Yamin on Sunday for overtaking vehicle of a senior official, Geo News has learnt.The cricketer overtook the vehicle of DPO Usman Akram Gondal near Toba Tek ...

Imran Khan to address PTI rally in Sehwan today

DADU: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers and supporters have started gathering to attend the party rally in Sehwan, Sindh, today. Party chief Imran Khan is expected to address the rally in the evening. According to the chief's itinerary, he will first visit the shrine of Lal Shahbaz ...

Police to appeal for remand extension of Mufti Abdul Qavi

MULTAN: Police are expected to appeal for extension in a physical remand of Mufti Abdul Qavi in the Qandeel Baloch murder case, Geo News reported on Sunday.The police will file an application to the court tomorrow , revealed sources. Qavi was remanded into police’s custody till October 23.A ...

Imran Khan can go to any extent to become PM: Bilawal

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan is ready to do anything that would take him to the Prime Minister House from his residence in Banigala, Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Sunday.While addressing a rally in Zangli area of Peshawar, Bilawal also ...

Farooq Sattar threatens resignations from assemblies, Senate

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar threatened of resigning from the Senate if any party leader is taken to another "camp" again.He was referring to MQM Senator Mian Attique Sheikh who casted his vote in favour of Elections Bill 2017 enabling former prime minister Nawaz ...

PPP made new Pakistan and will keep it flourishing: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Leader of Opposition Khursheed Shah said on Sunday that the foundation of ‘Naya Pakistan’ was kept by the Pakistan People’s Party, adding that the party will keep the country on the road to development.The Opposition leader in the National Assembly was addressing a crowd in ...

PFA fines, seals fast food joints along motorway

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority sealed and fined on Sunday two fast food joints along the motorway and a Chinese restaurant in Lahore.PFA officials, led by the authority’s chief Noorul Amin Mengal, conducted a raid on the Sukheki rest area along the Lahore-Islamabad motorway and sealed two ...

Ansarul Shariah chief among eight terrorists killed: Sindh Rangers

KARACHI: The Rangers have said that the chief of terrorist outfit Ansarul Shariah is among eight terrorists killed in a raid on Thursday night. In a press release, the spokesperson of the paramilitary force said the Rangers along with Counter Terrorism Department officials conducted a raid in ...

Sindh medical universities, colleges’ entry tests taken together for first time

KARACHI: For the first time, the admission tests of medical colleges and universities in Sindh’s five cities are being taken together.The medical entrance tests are being taken in different universities and colleges in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, and Nawabshah.In Karachi, the tests are ...

Anyone going against Nawaz will only disgrace himself: AJK PM

LONDON: Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider on Sunday said that there is no replacement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and the whole party is united under his leadership.Addressing a press conference here, Raja Farooq Haider said that a concerted campaign is being run ...

PTI to hold rally in Sehwan today

Preparations under way for the PTI rally. Photo: Geo News DADU: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is set to hold a rally in Sehwan, Sindh today. Former Sindh chief minister and PTI's local leader, Liaquat Ali Jatoi, said the organisers have placed 40,000 chairs at Lal Bahadur Ground for the public ...

NA-4 by-election: Bilawal to address rally in Peshawar today

Preparations for PPP rally in Badabher, Peshawar. Photo: Geo News PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address a rally in Peshawar today ahead of Thursday's by-election on the city's NA-4 constituency. The PPP chief was expected to arrive in the Khyber ...

Irum Azeem assails Salman Baloch for blaming her for expulsion from MQM-P

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement member and MPA Irum Azeem Farooque on Sunday lashed out at the recently expelled MNA of the party, Salman Mujahid Baloch, for blaming her as the primary reason behind his ouster.Irum, who had announced to join Pakistan Tekreek-e-Insaf in August, openly ...

Irum Azeem assails Salman Baloch for blaming her for expulsion from MQM-P

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement member and MPA Irum Azeem Farooque on Sunday lashed out at the recently expelled MNA of the party, Salman Mujahid Baloch, for blaming her as the primary reason behind his ouster.Irum, who recently joined Pakistan Tekreek-e-Insaf, openly challenged former ...

Faisalabad knife attack: Couple injured by unidentified assailants

FAISALABAD: A couple was made the target of a knife attack by unidentified assailants Saturday night in the city's Chak Jhumra area, Geo News reported, marking the latest of such horrific incidents that have left the nation terrorised.Two unknown suspects attempted to stab or seriously wound a man ...

Eight alleged terrorists shot dead by Rangers, CTD in Karachi's Baldia

KARACHI: Eight alleged terrorists were shot dead Saturday night by Rangers and Counter-Terrorism Department personnel in Raees Goth area of Baldia Town, a spokesperson of the former said.Of the eight suspects, five were killed on spot, while three others were wounded but expired en route to the ...

17-year-old Pakistani prodigy dreams of earning physics Nobel prize

17-year-old Muhammad Shaheer Niazi dreams of bringing home the physics Nobel prize some day.The young physics prodigy, who is an A-levels student, replicated a physics visualisation and developed results that surprised older scientists.Speaking on Geo News' programme Naya Pakistan, Shaheer said that ...

17-year-old Pakistani prodigy dreams of earning physics Nobel prize

17-year-old Muhammad Shaheer Niazi dreams of bringing home the physics Nobel prize some day. Photo: Geo News 17-year-old Muhammad Shaheer Niazi dreams of bringing home the physics Nobel prize some day.The young physics prodigy, who is an A-levels student, replicated a physics visualisation and ...

Armless persons to get CNIC using toe impressions, assures NADRA

LAHORE: Disabled persons who do not have arms can now get their National Identity Cards issued using their toe impressions, NADRA assured the Lahore High Court on Saturday.Lahore High Court judge, Justice Shahif Jamil Khan, had ordered NADRA to ensure this on the request of a petitioner who said a ...

Nawaz fell victim to a 'grave mistake', says Daniyal Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz leader Daniyal Aziz has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had become the victim of a "grave mistake".Speaking to the reporters in Islamabad on Saturday, Aziz said that the definition for the word 'assets' used by the ...

Body of transgender person found in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The body of a transgender person was found lying on Warsak Road in the city on Saturday, police said.According to the police, the body was found from the fields in Ashiqabad, within the jurisdiction of Mathra police station. Police said the body was yet to be identified, which is why ...

All leaders named in Panama case should be nabbed: Siraj

SWABI: The time has come to nab all those leaders who are names in the Panama Papers case, Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq said on Saturday.While addressing a rally in Swabi, the JI chief said they wanted all the leaders to be taken through accountability proceedings. Siraj is one of the three ...

All leaders named in Panama case should be nabbed: Siraj

SWABI: The time has come to nab all those leaders who are names in the Panama Papers case, Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq said on Saturday. While addressing a rally in Swabi, the JI chief said they wanted all the leaders to be taken through accountability proceedings. Siraj is one of the three ...

Sattar rejects allegations of contact with MQM founder

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan convener Farooq Sattar on Saturday rubbished allegations of being in contact with the London-based founder of the MQM and Mustafa Kamal, the head of the Pak Sarzameen Party.“These are baseless and false allegations,” Sattar told Geo News, adding ...

Peshawar’s Bus Rapid Transit project is illegal: JUI-F leader

PESHAWAR: A former provincial minister and member of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal, Amanullah Haqqani, has called the Bus Rapid Transit project illegal, in a petition filed in the Peshawar High Court. According to the petitioner, the project is illegal as the provincial government did not submit a ...

Rescue operation underway to rescue trapped miners in Harnai

A landslide occurred at two spots at the Sharig Coal Mine in Harnai on Thursday night - Geo NewsQUETTA: A rescue operation on Saturday remains underway to pull out two miners, trapped in a collapsed coal mine.Bodies of six miners have been recovered since yesterday after parts of the mine collapsed ...

MQM-Pakistan expels MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan expelled MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch from the party, it emerged late on Friday.According to the MQM spokesman, an important session of the party was held in Bahadurabad. The spokesman said that the party membership was cancelled because of violation of party ...

Qandeel's parents accuse Qavi of offering millions to withdraw case

KARACHI: Social media sensation Qandeel Baloch's parents on Saturday claimed that the prime accused of their daughter's murder — Mufti Abdul Qavi — has offered millions in bribe to withdraw the case."We won't forgive our daughter's murder in exchange for the money, cars, and houses ," ...

PML-N is falling apart, claims Shafqat Mahmood

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Leader Shafqat Mehmood on Saturday said that the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz is falling apart."There isn't a lot of difference between the politics of Nawaz Sharif and  Shehbaz Sharif," Mehmood said, adding that the 'Noora' power wrestle continues between the ...

‘Bilawal, Zardari don’t want to meet Nawaz in current circumstances’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Co-Chairperson Asif Zardari have said they will not help former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the current political circumstances, said Senator Farhatullah Babar.While talking to the media in the federal capital on Saturday, ...

Sindh desperately in need of 'tabdeeli': Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Saturday said that Sindh, in comparison to all other provinces, is in a dire need of reforms. "People of Sindh have been looted the most and that is the reason that the province needs a fresh start," Imran said.He added that ...

Police seize rockets, explosives from TTP terrorists in Karachi

KARACHI: Police in Karachi seized arms, ammunition, explosive material and rockets in New Karachi Industrial Area on Saturday during a snap-checking exercise.SSP Central Irfan Baloch told Geo News that SHO Irfan Asif along with his team was conducting a routine snap-checking exercise when they ...

IG Punjab assures foolproof security for Sri Lanka T20 in Lahore

LAHORE: Punjab Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz has assured foolproof security for the final T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, scheduled to be held at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on October 29.Speaking to Geo News on Saturday, the IG admitted that sluggishness on the part of police had led ...

Govt must respect freedom of speech on social media: Nawaz

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday that it is the constitutional responsibility of the government to respect and ensure protection of freedom of speech offline and on social media.In a statement, Nawaz expressed serious concerns over the alleged abduction and harassment of ...

IG Punjab assures foolproof security for Sri Lanka T20 in Lahore

IG Punjab Arif NawazLAHORE: Punjab Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz has assured foolproof security for the final T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, scheduled to be held at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on October 29. Speaking to Geo News on Saturday, the IG admitted that sluggishness on the ...

PM, Shehbaz, other big guns to soon leave PML-N: Rasheed

LAHORE: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed addressing media outside his residence on Friday night claimed that major political leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz will soon leave the party.Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chaudhry Nisar, Shehbaz Sharif, Saad Rafique and other big ...

6 miners dead, 2 trapped after coalmine collapse in Balochistan's Harnai

A landslide occurred at two spots at the Sharig Coal Mine in Harnai on Thursday night - Geo NewsQUETTA: Bodies of six miners have been recovered since yesterday after parts of a coalmine collapsed in Balochistan's Harnai district on Thursday night.Chief Inspector Mines Iftikhar Ahmed said that ...

PIA plane sustains minor damage after collision at Toronto airport

ISLAMABAD: An airport fuel vehicle on Saturday collided with the engine of a Pakistan International Airlines plane during refuelling at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.According to PIA spokesman, flight PK-789 sustained minor damage and has been transferred to the hangar for the necessary ...

Dolphin force formed for defence of CPEC projects: CM Punjab

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that the Dolphin force has been formed for safeguarding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects in the province.The CM Punjab was addressing the passing out ceremony of the Dolphin force, where he said that the idea of the force ...

Resolution of Palestinian issue essential for global peace: Maleeha Lodhi

Lodhi said that lack of progress on the Palestinian issue has betrayed the hopes of generations of Palestinians and sowed the seeds of endless hostility in the region-File PhotoPakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said that the resolution of the Palestinian issue was a ...

Won’t allow our soil to be used against Turkish interests: PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Turkish counterpart Binali YildirimISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim on Friday agreed to bolster bilateral relations in diverse areas with particular focus on trade and economy.The two leaders, who ...

Pakistan High Commissioner meets Indian Foreign Minister in Delhi

In the first high-level contact between India and Pakistan in months, Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood met Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj earlier this week, officials said.Swaraj discussed the current state of affairs in bilateral relations with Mahmood, who officially ...

LEA raids lead to arrest of six suspects in Karachi, eight others in Lahore

File PhotoKARACHI: An alleged drug smuggler was taken into custody Friday night in Malir during a raid conducted by the law enforcement agencies, Rao Anwar — the Senior Superintendent of Police for Malir — said.The suspect was identified as Waqar, Anwar said, adding that the raid was ...

MQM-P expels MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan expelled MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch from the party fold, it emerged late on Friday.According to the MQM spokesman, an important session of the party was held in Bahadurabad. The spokesman said that the party membership was cancelled because of violation of ...

Pakistan High Commissioner meets Indian Foreign Minister in Delhi

In the first high-level contact between India and Pakistan in months, Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood met Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj earlier this week, officials said. Swaraj discussed the current state of affairs in bilateral relations with Mahmood, who officially ...

LEAs' raids lead to arrest of six suspects in Karachi, eight others in Lahore

File PhotoKARACHI: An alleged drug smuggler was taken into custody Friday night in Malir during a raid conducted by the law enforcement agencies, Rao Anwar — the Senior Superintendent of Police for Malir — said.The suspect was identified as Waqar, Anwar said, adding that the raid was ...

Blaze in Lahore furniture market burns down almost a dozen shops

LAHORE: At least a dozen shops were destroyed Friday night when a fire erupted in a furniture market near the city's Kharak Nala area, rescue sources told Geo News.The blaze has since been under control, following prompt action on the part of nine fire brigade vehicles, rescue officials said, adding ...

LEAs round up alleged drug smuggler in Karachi, eight others in Lahore

File PhotoKARACHI: An alleged drug smuggler was taken into custody Friday night in Malir during a raid conducted by the law enforcement agencies, Rao Anwar — the Senior Superintendent of Police for Malir — said.The raid was conducted after authorities received a confidential tip, the ...