Islamabad: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday announced to end the Islamabad sit-in, adding that now this sit-in will be staged in every city for two days each, ARY News reported.
Addressing the participants of the PTI sit-in, Dr Tahirul Qadri said that neither we have stepped back from our stance, nor have we refused to hold negotiations.
He said that we kept asking for resignations of the prime minister and the Punjab CM, but the government was not ready to hold talks on this.
The PAT chief however turned down reports suggesting any deal with the government, saying that no compromise can ever be made on the blood of martyrs.
He said our demand was to appoint neutral officials in the joint investigation team (JIT), which was formed on the Model Town carnage.
Dr Tahirul Qadri said that his party will not accept Diya (compensation amount) against the killing of its More details
Islamabad: Even after Qadri ended his party sit-in in the capital, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that he would not call off his sit-in at Islamabad without vote audit.
Addressing his supporters at D-Chowk, Khan said that PTI would stage protests in all district headquarters against increasing electricity tariff. He said that government withdrew electricity prices due to fear of PTI’s protests.
“I ask National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to accept our resignations,” he said.
The PTI chief said that he would consider himself as a winner if the nation was awakened.
He announced that PTI would go to Supreme Court against the failure of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to upload Farm 14.
“One and a half year has passed, PTI is yet to get justice regarding May 12, 2013 elections,” he lamented.
Khan said that there was no use of electoral reforms in the More details
Islamabad: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri ended the Islamabad sit-in as a result of back-door talks with the Sharif brothers, which were facilitated by a mutual contact, local media reported on Tuesday.
Media quoted sources as saying that Dr Tahirul Qadri will soon be going out of the country, possibly London or Dubai, where the PAT chief will meet some of the overseas Pakistanis.
He added that Dr Qadri will return to Pakistan after two weeks of his stay abroad and will again analyze the situation to kick-off his political activities.
Reports said that the government circles seemed to be happy with the news of the end of PAT sit-in in Islamabad.
Sources went on revealing that the sit-in was ended as a result of back-door talks between Dr Tahirul Qadri and the Sharif brothers, facilitated by a mutual contact.
It was further reported that the leadership of Awami Tehreek was reviewing the More details
Islamabad: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has instructed ministers and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leaders not to give any negative comments and statement regarding Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) decision to end sit-in in Islamabad.
The PM has barred PML-N ministers and leaders to give any negative comments to PAT and its leader Dr Tahir Ul Qadri over its decision to end sit-in in Islamabad.
The PM instructed all ministers and workers must concentrate on development work. It is pertinent to mention here that the PAT chief Dr Tahir Ul Qadri had announced to end sit-in in Islamabad and spread it to all over the country. More details
London: Scotland Yard on Tuesday released Iftekhar Hussain, a suspect in Dr Imran Farooq murder case, saying the police could not find any evidence against the suspect.
According to a statement issued here, Scotland Yard has said that no action will be taken against Iftekhar Hussain as no evidence was found against him in the assassination case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Faooq.
However, two suspects Mohsin Ali Syed and Kashif Khan Kamran were wanted in Dr Imran Farooq murder case and Scotland Yard was in contact with Pakistani authorities for collection of evidence.
Dr Farooq, a prominent member of the MQM was murdered in 2010 outside his house in London as a result of multiple stabs and a blow to his head. More details
RAWALPINDI: Twenty-eight terrorists have been killed in bombing of jet fighters in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan.
According to ISPR, the killed terrorists included foreigners. More details
MULTAN: Newly-elected MNA Amir Dogar met his rival losing candidate Javed Hashmi in Multan on Tuesday.
Speaking to media persons after the meeting, Dogar lauded Hashmi’s services for democracy. “My father and Javed Hashmi had served jail term together,” he said.
“I welcome Amir Dogar and accept people’s decision in by-election,” Hashmi said. The former PTI president said that Dogar came to meet him as per local customs. More details
ISLAMABAD: The mother of Chief Editor and Chief Executive Officer of Online International News Network, Mohsin Jamil Baig, buried in H-11 graveyard amidst grief and sorrow.
People from all walk of lives including journalist, politicians and civil society members offered funeral prayer at H-11 graveyard.
PPP Punjab chapter president Manzoor Ahmed Watto, Senator Ilyas Bilour, Senator Farhatullah Babar, Hanif Abbasi, Riaz Fityana, Shafqat Mehmood Abbasi, Mehtab Khan Abbasi, Mohsin Raza, Farooq Faisal Khan, Tariq Chaudhary, Javed Iqbal Qureshi, Shakil Turabi, Mazhar Barlas, Haji Nawaz Raza, Director Media Wing NAB, Nawazish Ali, Muhammad Salim, Zia Khokhar, Siddique Sajid, Bashir Khan, Editor Online Zakria Chaudhary and other prominent people attend the funeral prayer.
Mother of Moshsin Jamil Baig was ill for few months and she was over 70. The Quran-Khawani of t More details
Islamabad: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq and other condoled the death of mother of Mohsin Jamil Baig, Chief Editor Online International News Network (OINN).
Siraj-ul-Haq prayed that may his mother’s soul rest in eternal peace and Almighty Allah give courage to Mohsin baig and his family to bear this irreparable loss.
He mentions that Mother is a great gift and there is no match of it in this globe.
Chief of Millet, Jafferi Alam Sajid Naqvi; Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Liaquat Baloch; Shia Ulema council Pakistan Central Secretary General, Allama Arif Hussain Wahid; JI Senior Leader, Shahid Shamsi; Co-chairman Main Aslam also condoled the death of Mohsin Baig’s mother death. More details