Posts tagged as: Last

The last (taxi) ride of your life

On July 16, Murad, a taxi driver, was shot dead in front of his four-year old son, by Ghulam Rasul, a Rangers personnel. Witness accounts suggest Murad was asked to stop his vehicle and as he reversed towards the Rangers, he was greeted with four bullets to the chest. In the aftermath of this incident, […]

Election process kicks off: ECP ignores last act of Parliament

ISLAMABAD: In one of its last acts, the outgoing National Assembly had exempted election candidates from submitting nominations personally – but the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) says aspirants will have to appear in person before the returning officer.  Parliament had amended the Representation of the People Act (ROPA), 1976 to purge it of the Pervez […]

Raisani ‘in’ for the last cabinet session for Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: After a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari, Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raeesani will return to Quetta for the last provincial cabinet meeting scheduled for March 17, Express News reported on Friday. Governor rule had been imposed in Balochistan after the twin Quetta blasts in January. The Constitutional term for Governor rule ended on March […]

Last Rites: Another massacre, another mass burial

QUETTA:  Amid scuffles and protests, and tears and sobs, the Shia Hazara community buried the victims of Saturday’s blast in the Hazara Town graveyard on Wednesday. While the official death toll is 89, the Shia representative organisation Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) said 114 bodies were buried on Wednesday. The mass burial brought to an end a […]

Pre-monsoon likely from last week of June: DG Met

ISLAMABAD: Between five to 15 per cent above normal rainfall is expected during this year’s monsoon season, the Director General Meteorological department Arif Mehmood warned on Friday. Addressing a press conference, he urged that the provincial and National Disaster Management Authorities to intensify their preparations to prevent losses of lives and properties. Mehmood said the above […]

SC last hope for recovery of missing Baloch: speakers

QUETTA: Speakers at a seminar strongly condemning the recovery of decomposed bodies of missing persons said the Baloch national struggle had been turned into a human tragedy, and that the Supreme Court was the last hope for the recovery those alive.They said that if the missing persons were involved in any anti-state activity, they should […]

Last NATO convoy returns to Karachi from Chaman

QUETTA: The last convoy of NATO containers parked in border town of Chaman for several days, as it was not allowed to enter Afghanistan after NATO attack on Salala border post, has returned to Karachi.Sources said that about 200 containers carrying supplies for NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan were parked in Chaman as the Pakistani […]

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