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... 

Pakistan lodges protest with India over LoC firing

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India against the unprovoked ceasefire violation by its forces in Nakyal sector of Azad Kashmir at the Line of Control (LoC). The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was called in by the Pakistan Foreign Office on Monday. A protest was lodged against unprovoked ceasefire violations yesterday and day before, by Indian troops at the LoC in Kotli Sector, which resulted in... 

Clueless Punjab IG faces protest in Kasur

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KASUR: Scores of people protested against Inspector General Punjab Police Mushtaq Sukhera after he expressed his lack of knowledge about probe into a child sex abuse scandal which has been roiling the country since Sunday. The top police officers of the province, who was supposed to be aware of minor details of the scandal appeared to be rubbing salt on the wounds of the locals by expressing his cluelessness about the... 

Pakistan lodges protest with India over latest LoC firing casualty

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lodged a strong protest on Tuesday against the latest incident of unprovoked firing by Indian troops at the Line of Control (LoC). The Deputy High Commissioner of India was summoned to the Foreign Office today to lodge a protest over the killing of a 28-year-old Pakistani woman, Fareeda, who succumbed to her wounds today at a hospital in Rawalpindi after being injured by firing on Friday across the... 

Lady Health Workers protest outside Sindh Assembly

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Lady Health Workers protested outside the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday against non-payment of their salaries for five months. The protest started in the morning from the Press Club as the Lady Health Workers proceeding to the Sindh High Court (SHC) where a sit-in was staged and slogans were chanted. The Lady Health Workers marched towards the Sindh Assembly when their negotiations failed with officials outside... 

Failed matric students continue protest on 3rd consecutive day

Posted by on Aug 04, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Hundreds of students, failed to pass matric examination, continued protest on third consecutive day outside Board for Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) on Tuesday. A week after results for matriculation examinations were announced, hundreds of students flooded the office of the BSEK, claiming unavailability of results on the official website and gazette issued by the Board’s office. They also protested... 

Protest erupts as CDA bulldozes illegal Islamabad slumhouses

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Slum-dwellers protested against the Capital Development Authority on Thursday as the city administration launched an operation to bulldoze houses in an illegal settlement in Islamabad’s Sector I-11/1. The Islamabad administration had taken the help of police and Rangers to move forward with the planned operation to demolish the houses. The Islamabad High Court had ordered the CDA to demolish illegal... 
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