18 AJK ministers submit resignations
Eighteen minister of Azad Kashmir have handed over their resignations to their party head Sardar Atique Ahmed which were later sent to the Prime Minister Secretariat.
Spokesman of Muslim League Conference said those who handed over resignations include Abdul Qayum Niazi, Col (Retd.) Nasim, Ali Shan Soni, Chaudhry Ismail, Najeeb Naqi, Chaudhry Yousuf, Sayab Khalid, Abdul Rashid Abbasi, Hafiz Hamid Raza, Ghulam Murtaza Gilani, Nasreen Mazhar, Shamim Ali, Malik Muhammad Nawaz, Shafiq Jaraal, Naheed Tariq, Farooq Tahir and Pir Atiq-ur Rehman more... (TFD)
Taliban claim responsibility for killing minister’s son
The proscribed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the killing of Mian Rashid Hussain, the only son of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain more... (D)
Kayani's extension: consultation with political parties not needed: Prime Minister
Terming the extension in the service of General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani as purely an administrative affair, Prime Minister (PM) Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said consultation with political parties regarding the extension in Kayani's service was not needed. more... (BR)