Tag: Old

The land record is with the old consolidation officer…

LAHORE - The District Officer Revenue has issued a notice to the former Consolidation Officer (Niaz Baig) Jamil Mughal who has been involved in violating the Land Record Manual as he had not consigned any of the ownership right documents to the government since he had been assigned to his post. The District Officer Revenue Zulfiqar Ghuman has issued a notice demanding explanation from the former Consolidation Officer (Niaz Baig) Jamil Mughal who has not dispatched the any of the

Two brothers killed over old enmity

MURIDKE - At least two armed people killed two brothers over old enmity when they were entering the court of Ferozwala additional sessions judge in the custody of police. Reportedly, as the police entered Ferozwala Additional Sessions Judge Rehan Bashir's court, two armed people opened fire on two real brothers Yousuf and Riaz who were in the custody of the police. The firing caused their instant death while other four people Zahida, Azama, Riaz and Nadeem received serious injuries.

Two brothers gunned down over old enmity

HAFIZABAD - The two brothers of an army officer and sons of a retired army employee were shot dead over an old enmity. Reportedly, two brothers Muhammad Akmal and Tajammul Hussain, residents of village Rabar Tarar, were going to their village after purchasing medicines for their mother from Hafizabad. On their way, six attackers Hasnain, Ali Raza, Ghulam Hussain, Fazal, Shahbaz and Maqsood opened fire and killed them instantly. DEMO AGAINST TMA: The citizens took out a rally to

Fahim’s sister submitted old NIC in Davis case

KARACHI - The authorities ignored the law completely while making arrangements for the release of Raymond Davis, a CIA employee involved in the murder of two Pakistani youths, as the government officials of the departments concerned and the court did not object to an expired national identity card, provided by one of the victim's family member.
The victims' relatives appeared before the court in Kot Lakhpat Jail and agreed to forgive Davis after receiving the blood money in

Man shot dead over old enmity

SAHIWAL - A shopkeeper was shot dead when he was sitting at his shop.
Reportedly, Muhammad Anwer, a resident of Chak No 90-6, was sitting at his cloth shop when Naeem, along with his two accomplices, entered the shop and started firing.
As a result, Muhammad Anwer was injured and was taken to a hospital but he could not survive. According to police sources, the murder was committed due to an old enmity.

Property dealer gunned down over old enmity

SIALKOT - A local property dealer, Tariq Mehmood, was gunned down by his rivals over an old enmity in village Jodehywali here. Reportedly, he was sitting in his office when his rivals, Naveed an d others, opened fire, killing him on the spot. After committing the murder, the accused fled away by firing in the air. The deceased was the father of three minor children.
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MQM activist found dead near Old Haji Camp

KARACHI - The body of an MQM activist was found in the limits of Eidgah police station on Monday. Eidgah SHO Nawaz Gondal said that 25-year-old Arsalan, son of Muhammad Sharif, was found dead near the Old Haji Camp in the Ghas Mandi area. The hands of the victim had been tied with rope, suggesting he was kidnapped before being shot dead. The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK).
The victim was a resident of the Garden area and had been missing since Sunday night,

Agencies want to revert to old pattern of visa vetting

ISLAMABAD AND LAHORE - Arrest of another US government security contractor amid an already worsening row between Pakistan and the US over the fate of Raymond Davis has exposed the "lenient approach" adopted by the PPP-led government in issuance of visas to hundreds of Americans without proper vetting.
The country's intelligence agencies have called on the Americans to "come clean" about its network of covert operatives in the country. According to the Guardian, Peshawar police

Former councilor killed over old enmity

MURIDKE: Former councillor Ejaz alias Jajji Butt and his two gunmen were killed while two others injured over an old enmity that has claimed eight lives so far. Reportedly, Ejaz alias Jajji Butt and his gunmen were going to a local MPA's office by two motorcycles for some personal matter. When they reached near Aziz Industries, a car stopped in front of them and the riders opened fire on them and fled away. A gunman of Jajji Butt Sarfraz died instantly while Ahmed Raza alias Hassan,

New cabinet takes oath – Old wine in new bottles

ISLAMABAD: With some heavyweights being dropped, 21 federal ministers and one minister of state were sworn in on Friday to complete the first phase of the "lean and mean" federal cabinet, as Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani kept the charge of eight ministries with him and picked four new faces for his new team.
President Asif Zardari administered the oath to the new cabinet. Those who had been dropped did not attend the oath-taking ceremony. Shah Mahmood Qureshi was on his way

Same old faces and a few new ones in Sindh’s new...

KARACHI - The present battalion of Sindh's ministers is expected to be disbanded by Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah this week, with the new cabinet likely to be comprised of 22 ministers from the current strength of 44, Pakistan Today has learnt.
No major changer are expected in significant portfolios such as Home, Finance, Education, Home and Information, but one of the government's fierce critics, National People's Party's (NPP) Arif Mustafa Jatoi, is likely to be

PIA urged to restore old flight schedule

FAISALABAD - FCCI executive member and former chairman of its committee for PIA, Zafar Iqbal Sarwar, has urged the national carrier to give a serious consideration to the demands of the business community of the third largest city of Pakistan that stands second in terms of revenue generation for the national exchequer.
The business community of Faisalabad is fed up with the repeated assurances of the Paklistan International Ailines (PIA) authorities that they will restore the

Tiger struggling with old habits

SAN DIEGO - Like a snake slowly trying to shed its skin, Tiger Woods has been struggling to remove old habits as he desperately searches for consistency in his remodelled swing. Frustrated and bitterly disappointed by his erratic performance at last week's Farmers Insurance Open where he once reigned supreme, Woods has not committed to any tournament beyond next week's Dubai Desert Classic on the European Tour.
While the former world number one has shown flashes of his best since

Old Ravians beat VC XI in festival match

LAHORE - The Old Ravians XI on Friday beat the Vice Chancellor's XI by 58 runs at the festival annual cricket match at the Government College University Lahore's Oval Ground. Old Ravians, under the captaincy of former Test cricketer Saleem Malik, decided to bat first after winning the toss.
Old Ravians scored 171 runs in 15 overs. Batting maestro and distinguished Old Ravian Saleem Malik scored a quick fire 88 runs off just 42 balls. His innings included 8 fours and 6 sixes.

Paris Fashion Week – An Old Lapel Is New Again

PARIS - At Dries Van Noten, plenty swirled beneath the opaque surface of the designer's intent, from Bowie glam to aristocratic refinement. But clear understanding could be found in the left lapel of the collection's jackets.
These were doubled: a white, navy or fur second layer buttoned to the inside of the jacket and folded around on top, duplicating the true left lapel. Graphically, the effect was a contrasting sweep across the chest, almost a sash, reminiscent of military

NIE old machinery purchase fraud goes unnoticed

ISLAMABAD - The management of National Institute of Electronics (NIE) appears to be hushing up a case against one of its employee who had allegedly purchased an old prototype Printed Circuit Board (PCB) machine worth Rs 40 million depriving national exchequer of over Rs 25 million, the present cost of the new machines being Rs 15 million.
A source in the NIE told Pakistan Today that no case had been initiated by the management for the purchase of the machine in 2009. "After the

BEGINNING OF A NEW END – A new start on old...

Lahore - Citizens are bracing the New Year with a mixed feeling of enthusiasm and pessimism. While some are hoping for the fulfillment of many social and personal desires, other express a more practical approach towards the New Year and argue that all that is desirable may not exactly be attainable.
Citizens quarreled that 2010 was not the best of the years for them as they had to cope with multiple problems during the year. They said that the preceding year was not able to