Multan

  • Pakistan actress shot dead by unidentified gunmen September 28, 2013

    A Pakistani stageactress was shot dead by unknown gunmen while on her way home after a late night performance in Punjab's Multan district. Aarzoo Khan was travelling in her vehicle when the attackers opened fire near Rehmanpura area of Multan city, killing the actress on the spot. Her body was taken to...
  • Taliban suspected to be behind Gilani's son's kidnapping May 9, 2013

    Lahore: The Punjabi Taliban is believed to be behind the kidnapping of former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider, officials said on Thursday. "A Punjabi Taliban group based in Mian Chanu, 80 km from Multan district, is believed to be involved in the kidnapping of Ali Haider Gilani," a...
  • Pak exPM Gilani's son kidnapped from poll rally May 9, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haidar was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a rally in Multan and his secretary killed on Thursday. The attack comes just two days ahead of elections in Pakistan that are scheduled to be held on May 11. According to Pakistani news...
  • Pakistan ambassador to US faces blasphemy charge February 22, 2013

    Lahore: A case of blasphemy has been registered against Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman over her remarks on a TV show, a charge that carries the death penalty. Police in Multan city of Punjab province registered the case over remarks purportedly made by Sherry on a TV talk show...
  • Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid August 20, 2012

    Islamabad: Cellular services were on Sunday night suspended in four major Pakistani cities, including Lahore and Karachi, to prevent terrorist attacks using bombs triggered with mobile phones, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said. Millions of people in Lahore, Multan, Karachi and Quetta were unable to use their mobile phones from 8...
  • Pak PM Gilani's son in Rs 7 billion drug scam? March 30, 2012

    Islamabad: A Rs 7 billion ($77 million) 'drug quota allotment' scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported. A threemember Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry heard a case on Thursday against the health ministry illegally allotting a quota...
  • Sorry state of affairs in PSUs exposed January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The sorry state of the recruitment process for PSU bosses is out in the open as CNNIBN has accessed a copy of a secret Finance Ministry note that shows that a possible contender for the post of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) chairman is being probed in a...
  • India asks Pakistan to release Sarabjit August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Pakistan to free Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row who was convicted for alleged involvement in multiple blasts in Lahore and Multan in 1990, on humanitarian grounds. "It is not our case that he was involved (in those blasts)," External Affairs Minister SM...
  • Three killed, several injured in Pakistan blast June 26, 2011

    Lahore: A powerful blast near a police post in Multan city of Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday killed at least three policemen and injured several others, officials said. The police post on the busy MultanLahore road is located near residential and commercial areas. The blast was heard from several kilometres away, witnesses...
  • Another attack: 12 die in twin blasts in Pakistani city December 8, 2009

    Multan: At least 12 people were killed Tuesday in two simultaneous blasts targeted at a building of Pakistan's spy agency in Multan city, officials and media reports said. The explosions took place at Qasim Bella area of Multan Cantonment, which is part of the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza...
  • Pak midnight road mishap kills 37 festive revellers October 1, 2008

    Multan: Thirty-seven people were killed in Pakistan, most of them burned to death, when their bus taking them home for a Muslim holiday collided with a milk tanker, a senior government official told Reuters on Tuesday. The accident occurred on Monday night in Muzaffargarh district, about 440 km (275 miles)...
  • Sehwag rates Chennai knock ahead of Multan March 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag created history on Friday when he became only the third batsman in the world and the first Indian to score two triple hundreds. On Day III of the first Test against South Africa at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai he hammered away to score a superb...
  • Theft lands dad neck-deep in trouble June 20, 2007

    Multan (Pakistan) A rural Pakistan tribal council ordered a man to stand neck-deep in a freezing pond for 10 minutes to "prove" his son innocent of a robbery charge, but he failed and paid a fine, an official said on Friday. Khuda Bakhsh, his arms and legs bound with rope, was...