PM orders reshuffle in bureaucracy

PM orders reshuffle in the federal bureaucracy and also approves promotion of 10 officers of IRS from Grade 20 to 21.

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Police officer killed in Karachi explosion

Police officer Shafiq Tanoli and two others were killed in a blast near Karachi's old wholesale vegetable market.

Airstrikes in Khyber; 10 suspected militants killed

At least 10 suspected militants were killed and 15 others injured during the massive assault in Khyber tribal region.

Pemra issues show-cause notice to Geo News

Geo News administration told to submit a reply by May 6.

Govt suffers second defeat in two weeks

Senate rejects PMDC Ordinance whereas the opposition rejects figures of sectarian attacks provided by interior ministry.

Pakistan joins the 3G club

Zong wins 4G licence; Mobilink claims 10MHz band for 3G; Ufone, Telenor happy with 5MHz

Highlights

Tribesmen complain of being left out of peace process

Demand rehabilitation of IDPs, revival of traditional administrative structure

PM calls for minimum loadshedding

PM Sharif directed the authorities concerned to take strict action against those involved in gas and electricity theft.

Hungry leopard suffered backbone, head injuries

Roaming in a forest pocket of Cholistan, the beast was besieged in a field by locals.

US embassy asked to remove Sheikh Rashid from ‘no-fly’ list

On March 21, Sheikh Rashid faced an embarrassing situation when he was barred from boarding a PIA flying to Toronto.

Veteran journalist Burney passes away

The 83-year-old Izharul Hasan Burney, the veteran journalist died after remaining in coma for four months.

Islamabad cracks down on illegal slums

The authorities in Islamabad have declared war on the slums, largely populated by Christians and Afghan refugees.

Sindh

Police officer killed in Karachi explosion

Police officer Shafiq Tanoli and two others were killed in a blast near Karachi's old wholesale vegetable market.

Karachi violence claims five lives

At least five people were killed in separate incidents of violence in Karachi.

Post-blast training for BDS members

The training includes handling of practical explosions and additional methods to defuse bombs.

Punjab

Lesco chief’s poor performance; ministry warns of ‘direct action’

Over-billing, dwindling recoveries and overall mismanagement draw ministry ire.

Punjab claims it’s coming down hard on militants

Senior cop says killers’ links with religious organisations make arrests ‘difficult’.

Media coverage of Puri visit hurts wife

Puri’s visit to Lahore last month has led to a controversy, involving Mr Puri, his wife, ex-wife and Pakistani media.

KP & FATA

Airstrikes in Khyber; 10 suspected militants killed

At least 10 suspected militants were killed and 15 others injured during the massive assault in Khyber tribal region.

Tribesmen complain of being left out of peace process

Demand rehabilitation of IDPs, revival of traditional administrative structure

Woman MPAs carry arms into assembly

Some female MPAs have been carrying pistols during the sessions of KP assembly.

Balochistan

Next budget to focus on social uplift

Treasury member in Balochistan Assembly blame past corruption for problems.

Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

Gas supply to Sui purification plant was suspended after the blast, said an official.

Malik admits security problems in three districts

Malik admits there are security problems in Panjgur, Kech and Kacchi districts and the govt is trying to curb it.

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