Date archive forJune, 2016
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By Shehzad Ahmed On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Haj corruption case: Former federal minister sentenced to 16 years in prison

ISLAMABAD: Former federal minister for religious affairs, Hamid Saeed Kazmi, was sentenced to 16 years in jail in the Haj corruption case on Friday. Judge Malik Nazir Ahmad from special court central, a lower court, More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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AJK govt completes first phase of seminaries registration under NAP

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government concluded the first phase of registration of seminaries and mosques as part of the National Action Plan (NAP). NAP was formed by a consensus of political parties in the country More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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3 former PPP ministers from AJK join PTI

MUZAFFARABAD: In what is seen as a major blow to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), its three former ministers and sitting lawmakers of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly on Wednesday joined Imran More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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If graft proved against me, I will leave politics: Yaqoob

Islamabad—AJK President Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan has offered himself for accountability saying if any corruption is proved against him he will abandon politics. I feel my political role is a public trust. I More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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AJK homeless refugees await govt’s help three months after landsliding

BAGH: Refugees in Mang Bajri camp whose houses were destroyed in landsliding three months ago are still awaiting relocation by the government. At least 40 houses were either partially or completely destroyed owing More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, MEDICAL COLLEGES BEING SET UP IN AJK: YAQOOB

AJK President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan says a number of educational institutions and medical colleges are being set up in the state to promote higher education. Addressing a function in Rawalakot on Monday, he More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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AJK GOVT DEVISES PLAN TO OVERCOME SHORTAGE OF MILK, MEAT

An integrated plan has been chalked out by the AJK government to overcome the shortage of milk and meat in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. A senior AJK government official told APP in Mirpur under the plan, the state government More...

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By Shehzad Ahmed On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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‘PPP government in AJK misappropriated funds’

KOHALA: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid Monday accused the Pakistan Peoples Party-led government in Azad Jammu and Kashmir of misappropriating money meant for development. While opening a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz More...