All posts by Tayyab Younas


Campuses of top universities to be established in Lahore Knowledge Park: Sh...

02 February, 2015 12:44 pm 12:44 pm

LAHORE (Web Desk) – An agreement has been signed between the Punjab government and a foreign organization to build the Lahore Knowledge Park, 92 News reported on Saturday. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif stated that campuses of famous universities will be established in the Knowledge Park to promote the education. … Read More



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Dhoni demands drastic improvement from bowlers ahead of Pak-India clash

02 February, 2015 12:35 pm 12:35 pm

(Reuters) – India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has called on his under-fire bowlers to “drastically improve” their discipline for their opening World Cup match against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday. India’s bowling woes were well documented over the last three months in Australia as the team lost the test series 2-0 and failed to win a … Read More



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30 injured as bus overturns in Sheikhupura

02 February, 2015 11:53 am 11:53 am

SHEIKHUPURA (Web Desk) – At least 30 passengers got injured when a speeding bus overturned near Maliyan Kalan area on Sheikhupura-Muridke Road today (Saturday), 92 News reported. Rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted the injured including women and children to District Headquarter and Tehsil Headquarter hospitals in Sheikhpura. The ill-fated bus was travelling … Read More



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42 candidates from Balochistan contesting Senate elections

02 February, 2015 11:34 am 11:34 am

QUETTA (Web Desk) – Forty two candidates from Balochistan have submitted their nomination papers for the Senate elections, 92 News reported. The polling for 52 seats of the Upper House will be held on 5th of March. National Party’s Hasil Bizenjo, Pahstunkhwa Milli Awami Party’s Usman Kakar, JUI-F’s Maulana Ghafoor Haideri and Muslim League Nawaz’s … Read More



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Baldia Town tragedy: Court expresses resentment over slow progress in probe

02 February, 2015 11:20 am 11:20 am

KARACHI (92 News) – A local court in Karachi has expressed anger over slow progress in the investigation of Baldia Town factory fire which claimed more than 250 lives on September 11, 2012. Additional District and Session Judge Noshaba Qavi heard the case on Saturday. During case proceedings, the judge accepted factory owners’ plea for … Read More



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Peshawar imambargah attack case registered against TTP’s Umar Naray

02 February, 2015 10:44 am 10:44 am

PESHAWAR (Web Desk / Reuters) – Police have registered a case against Umar Naray alias Umar Khalifa, a well-known commander of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s Tariq Geedar group, for his alleged involvement in Friday’s attack on Imamia mosque in Peshawar, 92 News reported on Saturday. The First Information Report (F.I.R) has been registered under Section … Read More



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US city worker pleads guilty for role in Pakistan suicide bombing

02 February, 2015 10:03 am 10:03 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin of the National Security Division and U.S. Attorney S. Amanda Marshall of the District of Oregon announced on Friday that Reaz Qadir Khan, 50, a naturalized U.S. citizen residing in Portland, Oregon, pleaded guilty to the crime of accessory after the fact for providing assistance to … Read More



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One Peshawar imambargah attacker identified

02 February, 2015 9:49 am 9:49 am

PESHAWAR (Web Desk / Agencies) – Identity of one terrorist who attacked imambargah in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Friday has been confirmed, 92 News reported on Saturday. At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 injured when several terrorists stormed Imamia mosque in Hayatabad during Friday prayers. The 22-year-old attacker belongs to Tehsil Bara of Khyber tribal … Read More



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Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif’s mother passes away

02 February, 2015 9:30 am 9:30 am

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif’s ailing mother today (Saturday) passed away at Armed Forces Institue of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, 92 News reported. Army Chief General Raheel sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain, Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Rashid Mehmood, Air Chief Tahir Rafique Butt, Naval Chief Admiral Zakaullah, Abdul Qadri … Read More



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McCullum influence helps New Zealand to easy win

02 February, 2015 9:06 am 9:06 am

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – Brendon McCullum gave the cricket World Cup the explosive opening organisers had hoped for with a blazing innings inspired captaincy to give New Zealand a 98-run victory over Sri Lanka on Saturday. McCullum blasted 65 runs in a 111-run opening stand with Martin Guptill (49), before Kane Williamson (57) and Corey Anderson … Read More



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Indian PM sending foreign secretary to Pakistan in thawing of ties

02 February, 2015 9:02 am 9:02 am

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sending Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyan Jaishankar to Pakistan as part of a regional tour, the first top-ranking visit since Modi broke off talks last year over the disputed region of Kashmir The sign of a thaw in ties comes weeks after a visit to India by … Read More



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Death toll in Peshawar imambargah attack rises to 20

02 February, 2015 3:46 pm 3:46 pm

PESHAWAR (Web Desk / Agencies) – At least 20 people were killed and over 40 others injured when several militants stormed Imamia mosque in Hayatabad area of Peshawar on Friday, 92 News reported. “It was a suicide attack” IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani confirmed. He said that authorities are gathering evidence from the blast site. Senior … Read More



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CM Khattak, Imran Khan barred from visiting Hayatabad blast site

02 February, 2015 2:53 pm 2:53 pm

PESHAWAR (Web Desk) – Security officials have barred Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak from visit the blast site in Hayatabad, 92 News reported. The PTI leaders left for Hayatabad soon after the explosion took place outside an imambargah in Hayatabad’s Phase V area. Reportedly, eight people were killed and dozens got … Read More



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Peshawar: 8 killed, 40 injured in blast near Hayatabad imambargah

02 February, 2015 2:45 pm 2:45 pm

PESHAWAR (Web Desk) – At least eight people have been killed and 40 others injured in twin explosions in Hayatabad’s phase 5 area, 92 News reported. According to sources, the explosions took place outside an imambargah near passport office in Hayatabad. “We were offering prayers when the explosion occurred,”an eyewitness said. A heavy contingent of military personnel has arrived at the … Read More



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Anti-polio campaign to begin in Karachi’s 8 UCs on Saturday

02 February, 2015 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

KARACHI (Web Desk) – Anti-polio drive to vaccinate more than 200,000 children in eight Union Councils (UCs) in the metropolis will begin on Saturday, 92 News reported. The decision to launch polio campaign was taken during a meeting chaired by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. The meeting was attended by health department, town health officials and … Read More



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