Indian Jets violate Pakistani Airspace


ISLAMABAD : Indian Fighter Jets violated Pakistani airspace a little before 11 AM on Tuesday, Geo News reported.

Indian Fighter Jets violated Pakistani airispace on Tuesday at 10:41 AM, flying withing Pakistani territory for a little over a minute near Head Sulemanki, approximately 170 kilometers from Lahore.

Following the violation, Pakistan Fighters scrambled in response, following which the Indian Aircraft retreated back to Indian Airspace.


Naimatullah Khan submits objection on Pervez Musharraf


KARACHI: Former city nazim Naimatullah Khan has submitted objection over the nomination papers of former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf from NA-250, Geo News reported Saturday.

Naimatullah Khan was of the view that Pervez Musharraf should be declared ineligible as he had violated the constitution twice.

It may be mentioned that Jamaat-e-Islami had decided to field former city nazim Naimatullah Khan advocate on the coveted NA-250 of Karachi.

Naimatullah was the mayor of Karachi from August 2001 to June 2005, before MQM’s Mustafa Kamal took over the charge.

NAB arrests Tikka Iqbal from Arifwala


LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials have arrested former provincial minister Tikka Muhammad Iqbal Khan from Arifwala, Geo News reported Saturday.

According to sources, NAB officials accompanied by local police team raided Arifwala and apprehended Tikka Iqbal.

Tikka Muhammad Iqbal is also a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidate from NA-166 and PP-230.

NAB had conducted many raids to arrest Tikka Iqbal, an accused in liberty market property scam.

Refuting the allegations, Tikka Iqbal said that the charges leveled against him are not true and that he is being schemed in the case.

Earlier, the Supreme Court had directed the NAB authorities to arrest the accused who were illegally occupying the property.

Last day for 189 ex-lawmakers to get their degrees verified


ISLAMABAD: Today is the last day for former lawmakers to get their dubious degrees verified by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), while over 150 former lawmakers have not yet submitted their degrees to the Commission, Geo News reported.

Supreme Court in fake degree case on April 1 had set April 5 deadline for the 189 former lawmakers to get their degrees verified and HEC was directed to issue fresh notices to these former parliamentarians.

SC order further said that if the lawmakers fail to get their degrees verified within the set deadline April 5, then their nomination papers as candidates in the May 11 elections would be rejected, as the candidates are bound to provide requisite correct information in the nomination papers. One-time disqualification for misstatement would be ineligibility forever besides action would also be taken against the former lawmakers for having provided wrong information.