Court in Chitral orders arrest of 3 PESCO officials

Court in Chitral orders arrest of 3 PESCO officials

Gul Hammad Farooqi Chitral, July 30: A Court in Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa ordered the arrest of three officials of Peshawar Electricity Supply Corporation (PESCO) for failing to address the issue of “low voltage” electricity. The Court had earlier directed PESCO to take notice of the issue of low voltage...

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Water crisis haunts Zulfiqarabad and other parts of Gilgit

Water crisis haunts Zulfiqarabad and other parts of Gilgit

Gilgit, July 30: Gilgit city, the regional seat of government, has been faced with acute shortage of water for several years. The situation has worsened during the last three years and currently a large numbers of residents of the fast expanding city rely on water bought from the market in tankers....

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Center decides to not consider members of Gilgit-Baltistan Council for “advisory” positions

Center decides to not consider members of Gilgit-Baltistan Council for “advisory” positions

Asim Iqbal Islamabad: The Federal government has decided that no member of Gilgit-Baltistan Council would be appointed adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. It has also been decided that MNA Marvi Memon, Raja Zafar ul Haq, Sardar Yousaf, Iqbal Mehdi, Tariq Fazal and Baligh ur Rehman would be nominated as...

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Mamnoon Hussain becomes the 12th President of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain becomes the 12th President of Pakistan

Islamabad: Mamnoon Hussain, a candidate backed by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has been elected as the 12th President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The announcement was made today by a presiding officer after the counting of votes culminated. PTI supported retired judge, Wajihuddin Ahmed, was the only...

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Chitral: Utility store official caught while selling subsidizes flour in black market

Chitral: Utility store official caught while selling subsidizes flour in black market

Gul Hammad Farooqi Chitral, July 29: The in-charge of a Utility Store outlet in Drosh area of Chitral was caught red-handed while selling a big stock of subsidized wheat flour in the black market. Police said that an FIR had been registered against the Utility Store outlet official for selling...

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