PTI, PPP retain seats in AJK bypolls

MIRPUR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) have retrained their seats in the by-elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Mirpur and Kotli respectively. The by-elections were held for two constituencies of Azad Jammu and

Cinemas to reopen in Pakistan across eight cities excluding Karachi

The cinemas will be soon opened in eight cities, including Quetta, Peshawar, Skardu, Gilgit, Mirpur, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Islamabad, and Muzaffarabad. The news was confirmed by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain who informed that the National Command and

AJK election campaign: PM to address in Bhimbar, Mirpur today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Bhimbar and Mirpur areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday (today) where he will address public rallies. A day ago, the prime minister addressed a huge public gathering in Bagh ahead of

Coronavirus: Lockdown enforced in Mirpur for one week

MIRPUR: A lockdown has been imposed in Mirpur district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) for one week after an alarming increase in coronavirus cases. According to an order issued by deputy commissioner Mirpur, all educational institutions and public transport

3 killed, dozens injured as marriage hall collapses in Mirpur

MIRPUR: At least three people were killed and 19 injured were rescued after a multi-storey marriage hall building collapsed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Mirpur area on Friday morning. The marriage hall owner Nadeem and his son were among the

10 labourers injured as marriage hall collapses in Mirpur

MIRPUR: A multi-storey marriage hall building collapsed on Friday morning in Mirpur area on Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Police said a rescue operation is underway to help people out from under the rubble. The incident occurred when more than 30

PTI’s Sultan Mahmood defeats PML-N candidate in Mirpur bypolls

MIRPUR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) regional president Barrister Sultan Mahmood on Sunday defeated Chaudhry Sohaib Saeed of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in a by-election in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). According to unofficial results from 119 polling stations in LA-III

4.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Swat and adjoining areas

SWAT: A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Swat and other cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday morning. The quake struck at the depth of  10 kilometers with its epicenter lying in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan. Also

Earthquake of 2.9 magnitude jolts areas of AJK

MIRPUR: An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on Richter Scale jolted district areas in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), an earthquake of magnitude 2.9 on the Richter Scale jolted AJK’s Mirpur. Also read:

Schools reopen in AJK after earthquake

MIRPUR: The schools have reopened after thirteen days in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) today after the earthquake incident. Over 100 schools reopened while 59 others have been advised to change the building to avoid any untoward incident. On September