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Faizabad protesters handed final warning to clear crucial intersection

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad administration issued on Friday a final warning to the protesters occupying the Faizabad intersection to clear the roads or face “strict action.” “You have been repeatedly intimated about the illegality of your protest/sit-in,” said a notification from the district magistrate addressing Tehreek-e-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) leader …

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Pakistan urges Afghanistan to take adequate measures to end poppy cultivation

ISLAMABAD: The Afghanistan Government needs to take urgent steps for eradication of poppy cultivation, law enforcement, provision of alternative livelihoods, and public information campaigns to end the production of opium in line with International Drug Conventions. Spokesperson of Foreign Office Muhammad Faisal responding to a query during the weekly media …

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PM condemns Peshawar blast

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday strongly condemned the suicide blast in Peshawar in which Additional Inspector General Police Ashraf Noor got martyred, while five constables sustained serious injuries. The Prime Minister paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of the police personnel who were fighting terrorism and said “such …

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Govt committed for women protection from exploitation, violence

Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that government is committed to emancipate women and protect them from all kinds of exploitation and violence. In his message on the International Day for elimination of violence against women being commemorated throughout the world on 25th November, he said that …

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