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Zulfi Bukhari expresses gratitude after being cleared in Ring Road scandal

ISLAMABAD: Former Special Assistant on Prime Minister (SAPM) Zulfikar Bukhari has expressed gratitude after being cleared in the Rawalpindi Ring Road scandal. “I want to thank family, friends and everyone who had faith in my fight for truth & justice,

Metro bus service in Islamabad, Rawalpindi restored after protests end

ISLAMABAD: Authorities have decided to resume the Metro Bus Service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad from Wednesday (today), which was suspended due to violent protests in the city. The Metro bus service was suspended due to protests by religious and political

FM Qureshi meets war-wounded soldiers in Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM) in Rawalpindi. According to the Inter Services Public Relations, the foreign minister met with war-wounded soldiers, inquired their wellbeing and was given detailed briefing on the

Massive fire erupts at Urdu Bazaar in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A massive fire erupted in the Urdu Bazaar on Thursday close to iconic Lal Haveli in Rawalpindi. More than ten fire brigade vehicles of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) are at the site to douse the flames and

Small vendors to be provided low-cost kiosks, food carts in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The Metropolitan Corporation Rawalpindi (MCR) has launched a scheme to provide low-cost kiosks and pushcarts to small vendors. According to the details, the kiosks costing Rs. 50,000 to 60,000.will be given in easy monthly installments. The kiosks will be

Police inspector shot dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A police inspector was shot dead by unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle near Kutchery Chowk in Rawalpindi last night. Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Race Course, Mian Imran Abbas, was traveling with his wife and children in a

Islamabad, Rawalpindi ‘Ring Road’ project tender to be issued next week

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar was informed that the international tender for the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Ring Road project had been prepared and it would be published in newspapers by next week. The minister was briefed on

Gangster Taji Khokhar’s son tortures retired PAF employee

RAWALPINDI: Farrukh Khokhar, the son of now deceased notorious gangster Taji Khohar, organized an illegal jirga and tortured a retired Pakistan Air Force employee. Narrating the ordeal to MM News, Iftikhar Ahmad Kiyani, a resident of Jhat Hathial Rawat, Rawalpindi

28 housing societies declared illegal in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has declared 28 housing societies as illegal and registered cases against their owners. The civic authority said the housing societies started construction without approving the layout plan and have deceived the public. Sixteen cases

Land grabbers attack house in Rawalpindi, three arrested

RAWALPINDI: Land grabbers attacked and vandalized a house in Satellite Town area of Rawalpindi and also harassed the occupants including women. The incident took place within the limits of New Town Police Station as the land mafia attacked the house

Rawalpindi Test: Pakistan win toss, opt to bat against South Africa

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Test in Rawalpindi against South Africa on Thursday. Pakistan retained the playing squad which won the first Test by seven wickets inside four

Pakistan, South Africa teams reach Rawalpindi stadium for practice session

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan and South African cricket teams have reached Rawalpindi for a practice session ahead of the second Test match. Both the teams will hold their first practice session at the Pindi Cricket Stadium today. After the practice session, Pakistan’s

Youngsters open fire after refusing to pay bill at fast food centre

RAWALPINDI: Two people were severely injured after a dispute erupted over the payment of the bill at a fast food centre located in Bahria Town. The incident occurred at the franchise of global fast food centre KFC located Phase 7,

Controversial figure Taji Khokhar passes away in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Controversial figure Imtiaz Ali Khokhar, popularly known as Taji Khokhar, passed away in Rawalpindi after a prolonged illness. His nephew Bilal Khokhar confirmed his death on social media. His funeral prayers were offered on his heavily guarded house Dera

4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, adjoining areas

ISLAMABAD: An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale struck capital Islamabad and adjoining areas on Wednesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Pakistan at 10near Battagram,

Traders being unjustly fined for violating SOPs in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The business community is up in arms over millions have been collected from traders for violating SOPs for the prevention of coronavirus in Rawalpindi. The Rawalpindi district administration has been minting money and fining traders for violation of coronavirus-related

Criminals working as security guards in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Security companies are hiring absconders and fugitives as security guards who are performing their duties across Islamabad and Rawalpindi. It has been revealed that security firms are hiring security guards without the necessary background checks or verifying their criminal

Shopkeepers protest closure of Model Bazaar in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Assistant Commissioner Rawalpindi Cantonment has sealed an illegally established Model Bazaar, leading to strong resentment from shopkeepers and traders. The market located in Nasirabad area on sealed on short notice of two days. Traders and shopkeepers have protested over

Rawalpindi police arrest three gangsters looting trucks

RAWALPINDI: Police have arrested a three-member gang involved in robberies and looting containers and trucks. According to details, Jatli police station recovered snatched goods, containers, a large number of biscuits, bottles, and other goods from the possession of the accused

Most wanted criminal arrested in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police on Wednesday conducted a raid and arrested a highly wanted Category-A proclaimed officers. The fugitve Asif had opened fire on a man near the Gorja Road Christian Colony two and a half months ago after a personal dispute,

NAB arrests son of former Gilgit-Baltistan governor

RAWALPINDI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has arrested the son of former Gilgit-Baltistan governor Mir Ghazanfar. NAB has arrested Saleem, son of former Gilgit-Baltistan governor, in a fraud case. He is accused of fraud of five crores from the National

Pakistan to face Zimbabwe in third T20 match today

RAWALPINDI: The last match of the T20I series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe will be played in Rawalpindi today. The first two matches were won by Pakistan where the country defeated Zimbabwe by 8 wickets in the second T20 match. The

Rs9bn plea bargain approved against Bahria Town director

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad has approved plea bargain of Bahria Town’s director Zain Malik for over Rs9 billion plea with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the performance of NAB

Woman raped in front of minor son inside car

ISLAMABAD:  A woman was sexually assaulted in front of her minor six-year-old son inside a car. The woman named Kiran, who hails from Lahore came to the federal capital sixteen days ago to seek a job and brought her minor

Woman exposed impersonating as lawyer for eight years

RAWALPINDI: A woman had been working at the District Court Rawalpindi and impersonating her as a lawyer for the past eight years. The woman had been posing as an advocate and deceiving complainants and other lawyers for over eight years.

Minor domestic worker brutally tortured in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A 12-year-old domestic worker was severely tortured and beaten up by his employer. According to the police, the child hailed from Okara and had been working at Muhammad Shehzad’s house in the Gulraiz neigbourhood for over three years. In

Wholesale price of sugar in Rawalpindi rises by Rs9 per kg

RAWALPINDI: The wholesale price of sugar in Rawalpindi has gone up by Rs 9 per kg. According to sources, the price of sugar in the wholesale market of Rawalpindi reached Rs 107 per kg while the price of sugar in

PTI office-bearers to take oath tomorrow in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Rawalpindi District Shehryar Riaz has the party reorganisation process has been completed and new office-bearers will take oath tomorrow. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at 2PM in Liaquat Bagh on 10th October. This event

Nepotism at Benazir Hospital, Director appointed in violation of rules

RAWALPINDI: Benazir Bhutto Hospital administration has ignored seniority in the appointment of a director and favoured a junior officer for the position. Former director of the Emergency Department Dr Rafiq had resigned from his position and was replaced by Dr

Punjab hits grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus cases

LAHORE: Punjab has crossed the 1,00,000 mark of coronavirus with 92 new cases in the province during the past 24 hours. Overall cases of the coronavirus in Punjab have reached 100,033, a provincial health department spokesperson said in a statement.