All posts by M Shahid Mehmood

Relatives block GT Road against murder of PTI lady councilor in Lahore

01 January, 2017 12:24 am

FEROZEWALA (92 News) – Relatives blocked Shahdara Chowk against the murder of a lady councilor belonging to the PTI in Farrukhabad on Saturday night. They placed the body on the road and chanted slogans against the murder. They demanded immediate arrest of the killers. Owing to the protest, a severe traffic mess was witnessed on … Read More

Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare

01 January, 2017 12:13 am

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Friday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in the White House to make good on a campaign promise to start dismantling his predecessor’s healthcare law. Heading into the Oval Office shortly after the conclusion of his inaugural parade, Trump signed … Read More

Lawyers resort to jubilant firing after victory in Faisalabad DBA election

01 January, 2017 11:21 pm

FAISALABAD (92 News) – Lawyers resorted to jubilant fire after victory in the election of District Bar Association, spreading panic in the area. The lawyers also tried to snatch a camera from a cameraman for covering the incident. They continued indiscriminate firing despite presence of police there. The lawyers resorting to firing fled when the … Read More

Women’s march against Trump swamps Washington streets, subway

01 January, 2017 10:10 pm

WASHINGTON – Large crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats, poured into downtown Washington by bus, train and car on Saturday for a march in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump only a day after the Republican took office.   The Washington event was expected to be the largest of a series of marches … Read More

Man strangles five-year-old daughter on instigation of beloved in Gujrat

01 January, 2017 7:18 pm

GUJRAT (92 News) – A man killed his five-year-old daughter on the instigation of his beloved in the Daulatnagar police limits on Saturday. Abdul Hameed, a resident of Piru Shah, was in love with a woman who asked him to kill his daughter. He took his daughter out of the house and strangled her. On … Read More

PPP minister Imdad Pitafi apologizes to Nusrat Abbasi over derogatory remar...

01 January, 2017 6:33 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – On the notice of PPP leadership, Provincial Minister Imdad Pitafi has apologized to MPA Nusrat Sehr Abbasi of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) for his derogatory remark against her during the Sindh Assembly proceeding on Friday. In his apology, he declared the female MPA his sister. “It is not the issue of … Read More

Private bank’s former employee held for sending fake receipts to MPs

01 January, 2017 6:12 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The police have arrested a former employee of a private bank for sending fake receipts to members of parliament. Attiqur Rehman had sent fake receipts to several MPs, including Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah.

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

01 January, 2017 6:00 pm

WASHINGTON–On Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm, saying the San Diego-based company used its dominant position as a supplier of certain phone chips to impose “onerous” supply and licensing terms on cellphone manufacturers. Qualcomm said it would contest the FTC complaint. Qualcomm was the sole supplier of modem chips for … Read More

Pakistan bank on spinners for victory against Australia in 4th ODI today

01 January, 2017 5:46 pm

SYDNEY (92 News) – Australia will hope for another superlative show from its batsmen as it looks to seal the One-Day International series against Pakistan in the fourth game in Sydney on Sunday. Steven Smith, the captain, (108 not out) and Peter Handscomb (82) combined to resign Pakistan to a seven-wicket defeat in the last … Read More

CPEC is future of Pakistan, says Balochistan CM Sanaullah Zehri

01 January, 2017 5:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the future of Pakistan. Addressing a press conference with provincial ministers on Saturday, he said that the government writ would be ensured at all costs. “Balochs are perturbed at non-seriousness of Imran Khan,” he said. The CM … Read More

Lawyers misbehave, attack judge in Lahore

01 January, 2017 4:23 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Lawyers misbehaved and attacked Additional Sessions Judge Irfan Anjum in his chamber on Saturday. Barrister Ihtesham with his two colleagues appeared before the judge for an application filed for the registration of a case. During the hearing, Barrister Ihtesham exchanged hot words with the judge and hurled him threats. Later, he … Read More

Depression may prevent infertile women from seeking treatment

01 January, 2017 1:36 am

WASHINGTON – Infertile women who are depressed are less likely to proceed with fertility treatments, a small US study suggests. Fertility specialists should consider screening patients for depression, the authors write, to help these patients improve their quality of life and not miss out on the chance of pregnancy. Of 416 women in the study, 41 … Read More

Malaria champions see Trump uncertainty at crucial time

01 January, 2017 12:30 am

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – Jan 20 When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world’s new leaders commit to finally beating this persistent parasite?   In exclusive interviews with Reuters in Davos, Gates and Chambers highlighted uncertainty about leadership changes in the U.S. … Read More