Tens of thousands protest against UK govt

Posted by on Oct 04, 2015 | Leave a Comment

MANCHESTER: Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters rallied on Sunday as British Prime Minister David Cameron´s governing Conservative Party opened its annual conference. A spokesman for the Trades Union Congress told AFP that 60,000 people were involved in the protest in the northwestern city of Manchester. Police have not given an estimate. The TUC called the protest with the slogan “No to austerity,... 

MQM shelves hide collection operation in protest

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Saturday announced shelving their operation of collecting hides of sacrificial animals on the occasion of Eidul Azha with immediate effect over what it terms excessive use of force against the party by the ‘authorities’. The Sindh Rangers and other law enforcement agencies have arrested dozens of people involved in ‘snatching of hides of sacrificial animals’... 

Pakistan registers protest against unprovoked Indian firing along LoC

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday registered a formal protest with the Indian Deputy High Commissioner against continue unprovoked Indian violations along the line of control. The communiqué was sent by Director General South Asia and SAARC Dr. Faisal to the Indian Deputy High Commissioner condemning the killing of innocent civilians by unprovoked Indian firing. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Patients suffer as paramedical staff continue protest at Jinnah Hospital

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The suffering of patients has not let up as the paramedical staff of the Jinnah Hospital continue their protest for the fourth consecutive day. The protest remains the reason for the closure of OPDs and laboratories at Karachi’s largest hospital. Thousands of patients have been unable to get medical care while over 450 operations have been postponed. The administration of Jinnah Hospital has decided... 

Paramedical staff continue protest at Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: For the third consecutive day on Wednesday paramedical staff at the city’s Jinnah Hospital continued their protest. The protesting staff is seeking payment of health risk allowance and an increase in their salaries at par with other provinces. As a result of the protest, out patient departments (OPDs) at the hospital remain shut and no patient can be operated on. On Tuesday, doctors at Karachi’s... 

Traders warn of protest movement against withholding tax

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Two traders unions have announced to launch a protest movement against withholding tax, threatening the government that a shutter down strike and complete shutdown of their bank transactions might take place if the demands of traders were not met. In two separate press conferences held by as many factions of the All Pakistan Anjuman Tajiran here, it was announced that the Supreme Council of Trade Organisations... 

Imran Khan gives call for protest against ECP

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has given yet another call for a protest in Islamabad, asking his workers to reach the federal capital on October 4. One year on from his long march on Islamabad, Khan on Saturday, while speaking at a party gathering following a meeting here, asked PTI workers to reach outside the office of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). He warned the four provincial election... 

Pakistan lodges strong protest with Afghan Envoy over rocket attack

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday summoned Afghan Ambassador to its Foreign Office and lodged its protest over the cross-border rocket attack that martyred four Pakistani soldiers besides injuring as many. At least four army personnel were martyred and as many injured when a rocket fired from the Afghanistan side landed on a check-post in Khyber Agency, the media wing of Pakistan military said. Afghanistan’s Ambassador... 

MQM to protest outside KPC against ban on Altaf’s speeches Friday

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will hold a protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Friday against ban on Altaf Hussain’s speeches. Speaking to reporters at MQM headquarters Nine Zero, party’s senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar termed ban on recorded speeches of Altaf Hussain illegal and unconstitutional, saying that they will not tolerate it. He said MQM will take this matter to court. Dr... 

Journalists protest outside private hospital in Khi following scuffle with management

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Journalists have been protesting outside a private hospital against the management, on National Stadium Road in Karachi after a scuffle with hospital authorities left several journalists injured. The protest against the alleged aggressiveness of the hospital guards, has reportedly blocked traffic from National Stadium till New town. According to police, two hospital guards who allegedly used violent force against... 


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