Tag Archives: Islamabad

Roads to twin cities sealed as govt braces for TLP march

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Security in the twin cities has been placed on high alert with major highways, including the Murree Road, sealed with containers and barricades in an effort to deal with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbiak Pakistan’s (TLP) planned march from Lahore to Islamabad and any other protests. The proscribed party has called …

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PM Imran launches Kisan Portal for ‘voiceless farmers’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan launched the Kisan Portal on Friday, under the Pakistan Citizen’s Portal, to “help raise the voice of small, voiceless farmers”. Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad, the premier said that the government was helping small farmers because “when you help them, you help all of Pakistan.” …

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12 indicted in Noor murder case

ISLAMABAD: A local court in Islamabad on Thursday indicted 12 suspects, including the prime suspect, Zahir Jaffer, in the Noor Muqqaddam murder case. After Additional Sessions Judge Ata Rabbani announced the indictment, all the accused in the murder case pleaded not guilty to the charges. The court also framed charges …

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Balochistan top leadership ‘reach Islamabad’

QUETTA: Amid the brewing political crisis in Balochistan, the top leadership of the province on Wednesday reached the federal capital in an effort to resolve the issue. According to sources, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal, Governor Syed Zahoor Agha, and five angry members have reached Islamabad. Some of the leaders …

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PM to inaugurate Kamyab Pakistan Programme on Monday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Kamyab Pakistan Programme on Monday. The initiative is aimed at disbursing loans worth Rs1,400 billion among 3.7 million families in the country. A statement quoting Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said the programme would be a major initiative towards alleviating poverty by empowering the deprived …

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