Clerks association ends protest after successful talks in Lahore

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The All Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA) early on Friday ended their 16-hour-long protest sit-in outside the CM House after successful conclusion of negotiations with Punjab government. Speaking on the occasion, former law minister in Punjab Rana Sanaullah said that some of the legitimate demands of the APCA have been approved. A committee has been formed to review the remaining demands, he added. The PML-N... 

Farmers protest ends in Lahore as talks prove fruitful

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The protest of farmers ended in Lahore Thursday night after what is being termed as successful talks with Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Hamza Shahbaz. Later, former Punjab law minister and PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah addressed the protesting farmers who then dispersed and headed back to various parts of Punjab from where they had come. The end of the protest saw the commuters take a sigh of relief as they remained... 

Journalists boycott AJK assembly protest over suspension of Geo transmission

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 | Leave a Comment

MUZAFFARABAD: Journalists fraternity on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against suspension of Geo News transmission in Muzaffarrabad. According to details, the journalists boycotted assembly proceedings and staged sit-in outside the hall. Senior journalist Saleem Akhtar, Deputy Speaker of AJK Assembly Shaheen Kusar Dar, Law Minister Syed Azhar Gilani, other ministers and deputy opposition leader Chaudhry Tariq... 

Relatives protest after four gunned down outside Faisalabad court

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 | Leave a Comment

FAISALABAD: Relatives protested against the killing of four members of their family outside a district sessions court in broad day light, blocking roads and damaging nearby shops and vehicles. All four people belonged to the same family and were shot when coming out of the court after a hearing in Jaranwala District here on Friday. The outraged relatives staged a protest demonstration outside the District Headquarters... 

Lahore doctors protest against target killing wages issues

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Traffic remained suspended for hours on Monday as doctors from Services Hospital staged a sit-in to protest against nonpayment of wages of trainee doctors and targeted killing of the fraternity in the city. The protesting doctors held the rally on Jail Road and blocked traffic for several hours making it difficult for schoolchildren and ambulances to through it. They demanded of the government to bring culprits... 

People stage protest against Pakistan’s humiliating defeat

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment

MULTAN: Pakistani cricket fans in the southeastern city of Multan held a mock funeral for their national cricket team on Saturday after a record-shattering World Cup defeat at the hands of the West Indies. Residents of the city organised a symbolic funeral procession, replete with a coffin with several cricket bats placed over it, directing their anger at the Pakistani national team after a poor start to the tournament... 

Shikarpur marchers reach Hyderabad to protest outside CM House

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Participants of a long march, launched to protest against Shikarpur massacre, have arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday night vowing to stage a sit-in outside the CM House in Karachi till the deliverance of justice to the victims. At least 61 people including children were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside an imambargah in Shikarpur during Friday prayers earlier this month. Milli Yakjehti Council... 

PTI to hold peaceful protest against Altaf Husssain’s remarks

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced to hold a peaceful protest in Punjab on Wednesday against Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain. The party plans to hold protest demonstrations in Lahore, Jehlum, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and other cities of Punjab. Hussain’s remarks over PTI’s women workers drew strong criticism from party chairman Imran Khan, who announced to give a harsher response. On... 

British Muslims protest against Charlie Hebdo

Posted by on Feb 09, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LONDON: Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in a demonstration near the office of Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday. The crowd marched to Downing Street holding signs reading “Charlie and the abuse factory”, “We love Prophet Muhammad more than our lives”, and “To insult is not freedom”. Speakers addressed the protest... 

Parents of APS martyrs protest against delay in probe

Posted by on Feb 07, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Parents of children martyred in the massacre at the Army Public School (APS) are protesting against delays in the investigation. Parents took to the streets on Saturday and protested at Amn Chowk in Peshawar and will take out a rally till APS. They said the government had failed to bring the killers of their children to justice despite the passage of seven weeks. Over 150 people the majority of them school... 
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