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Senate standing committee condemns terrorism in Balochistan

Religious parties protest in Faizabad The Senate's Standing Committee on Interior passed a resolution against recent incidents of terror in Balochistan on Friday. The resolution said that the committee condemns the killing of DIG Hamid Shakeel, SP Muhammad Ilyas and three of his family members, and the 15 migrants found …

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Key suspect in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack arrested

'Foreign elements involved in terrorism' A key suspect involved in the bloody suicide attack targeting the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan earlier this year was arrested in a joint operation conducted by the Rangers and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Mangopir. CTD Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Amir Farooq announced …

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Lal Shahbaz shrine attack suspect arrested by CTD

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday announced that a key suspect involved in the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack has been arrested. CTD Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Amir Farooq was addressing a joint press conference with Rangers in Karachi when he announced that Nadir Ali was arrested for his involvement …

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AJK woman killed in 'unprovoked' Indian shelling: officials

A woman was killed and a man injured on Friday when Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), officials said. The casualties occurred in Poonch district's Abasspur town ─ the same area where an elderly woman was killed in …

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Two killed in 'unprovoked' Indian shelling in AJK: officials

A woman and a man were killed while at least five others, including a teenager, were injured on Friday when Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), officials said. The casualties occurred in Poonch district's Abasspur town ─ the …

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Senate passes delimitation bill

The Senate on Friday passed the 24th Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to use the provisional census data to carry out fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the next general elections. On Thursday, the NA passed the bill by a 242-1 …

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Senate passes Elections Amendment Bill 2017

The Senate, under the chairmanship of Mian Raza Rabbani, unanimously passed the Elections Amendment Bill 2017 on Friday, aimed at restoring the clauses pertaining to Khatm-i-Nabuwwat to their original form and make sections relating to the Ahmadi community more effective. Sections 7B and 7C of the Conduct of General Elections …

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