All posts by Shahid Mehmood


UK calls seizure of ship a ‘hostile act’, Iran releases video o...

07 July, 2019 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a ‘hostile act’ on Saturday, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards posted a video online showing speedboats pulling up alongside the Stena Impero tanker, … Read More



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Police clueless about six boys missing from Sukkur

07 July, 2019 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

SUKKUR (92 News) – The police are clueless about six boys missing from Sukkur since Friday. The missing kids include Qasim, 16, Anas, 14, Ihtesham, 13, Ihsan, 11, Asim and Hammad. Their parents said that the boys had gone to play cricket, but did not return. The police are busy tracing the missing kids. The … Read More



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Tribal, representatives, legislate, areas, Shah Farman, Mahmood Khan, Iftikhar Durrani

Now tribal representatives will legislate for their areas: Shah Farman

07 July, 2019 9:43 pm 9:43 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Chief Minister Shah Farman said that the tribal districts are now part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa legally and administratively. Talking to 92 News on Saturday, he said that now tribal representatives would legislate for their areas. He said that they had abolished the Article 247. “Some parties had opposed the tribal areas’ … Read More



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Opposition, decides, observe, July 25, black day

Opposition to observe July 25 as black day

07 July, 2019 7:34 pm 7:34 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The opposition has decided to observe July 25, the day when the general elections were held a year ago, as black day. The decision was made during a meeting of the opposition parties in Lahore on Saturday. Representatives of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Awami National Party … Read More



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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan 5-4 to grab West Asia Baseball Cup 2019

07 July, 2019 6:49 pm 6:49 pm

COLOMBO (92 News) – Defending champions Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in the final of the West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 in Colombo on Saturday. Sri Lanka won the cup 5-4 in nine innings. Pakistan have grabbed the silver medal. Sri Lanka have won the title consecutively for the second time.



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PML-N, entangled, vortex, deeds, Firdous, Ashiq, Awan

PML-N has entangled in vortex of its deeds, says Firdous Ashiq Awan

07 July, 2019 6:35 pm 6:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the PML-N drowning in the sea of corruption has entangled in the vortex of its deeds. In a tweet on Saturday, she said that those who sucked people’s wealth like leeches had today again held a meeting to protect … Read More



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Maulana, Fazlur, Rahman, million march, Peshawar, July 25

Maulana Fazlur Rahman announces ‘million march’ in Peshawar on July 25

07 July, 2019 6:14 pm 6:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman has announced a ‘million march’ in Peshawar on July 25. Talking to the media on Saturday, he said that the JUI-F will hold a million march in Quetta on July 28. “The present government was formed as a result of rigging. Traders have also expressed no … Read More



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Thousands, protest, Moscow, opposition, barred, city, vote

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote

07 July, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital’s legislature. Election officials barred around 30 candidates, mostly opposition-leaning, from running for the 45-seat legislature on the grounds they failed to garner enough genuine … Read More



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Votes, count, underway, polling, ends, 16 seats, tribal, areas

Votes count underway as polling ends for 16 seats of tribal areas

07 July, 2019 5:39 pm 5:39 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The votes count started after the polling ended for 16 seats of the tribal areas on Saturday. The people present in the polling stations will be able to cast their votes. The voters actively participated in the election process. Long queues of voters, including women, were seen at the polling stations. … Read More



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Senate, chairman, convenes, session, opposition, requisition, July 23

Senate chairman convenes session on opposition’s requisition on July ...

07 July, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has convened a session on the requisition of the opposition on July 23. The session will be held at 3pm on Tuesday. On the other hand, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has replied to a letter written by the opposition. He said that he was ready to face … Read More



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Iran, forces, seized, British-flagged, oil tanker, Gulf

Iran forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf

07 July, 2019 12:10 am 12:10 am

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier this month, further raising tensions along a vital international oil shipping route. Britain said it was urgently seeking information about the Stena Impero after the tanker, which had been … Read More



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Pakistan wants peace in region, no one can isolate it now: FM Qureshi

07 July, 2019 10:55 pm 10:55 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan wants peace in the region and no one can isolate it now. Addressing a press conference before the coming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United States on Friday, he expressed hope that the PM’s visit would improve Pak-US relations. … Read More



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NAB, summons, Yousaf, Abbas, Sharif, July 23

NAB summons Yousaf Abbas Sharif on July 23

07 July, 2019 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Yousaf Abbas Sharif, son of brother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif, on July 23. He has been directed to appear with all record before the NAB with regard to Chaudhry Sugar Mills. Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz … Read More



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FBR chairman, loss, lack, check, Afghan, transit, trade, benami, taxes

Country suffered a loss due to lack of check on Afghan transit trade: FBR c...

07 July, 2019 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi said that the country had suffered a loss due to lack of checks and balances on the Afghan transit trade. Addressing a seminar on Friday, he said that the government would collect revenue by imposing taxes on income instead of items. “All are … Read More



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CJP, Asif Saeed Khosa, false, witnesses, acceptable, any more

CJP Asif Saeed Khosa says false testimony won’t be acceptable any more

07 July, 2019 6:22 pm 6:22 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa said that the false testimony will not be acceptable any more. Addressing a ceremony with regard to reforms in the police in Karachi on Friday, he said that false testimony and delaying tactics are two main faults in the criminal justice system. “Courts are … Read More



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