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Rangers to be deployed for NA-120 by-election

ISLAMABAD: Rangers will be deployed at polling stations for the heavily anticipated NA-120 by-election in Lahore. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) made the announcement via notification on Wednesday. The voting is scheduled to take place on 17th September. Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and Faisal…

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Nation celebrating Defence Day today

ISLAMABAD: The entire nation along with country’s armed forces is celebrating the Defence Day on Wednesday with a renewed pledge to continue safeguarding the geographical, ideological boundaries and territorial integrity of the motherland. The day dawned with special prayers in the mosques for the well-being and prosperity of the country. ‘Fateha’ and Quran Khawani will…

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Video: Relief efforts by Army, Rangers continue in rain-hit Karachi

KARACHI: The relief and rescue operation continued on Friday in Karachi after torrential rains hit the city in last two days. Jawans of Pakistan Army, Navy and Rangers are helping the local administration to drain the accumulated rain water from low lying areas while a number of areas have already been cleared of rain water….

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Video: Rangers narrowly rescue driver as car swept away by floodwater

Paramilitary Rangers force narrowly saved a driver on Thursday as his car was swept away by floodwater near Super Highway in Karachi. At least 12 people were killed and many more were wounded in different accidents caused by the torrential rain. Watch the video.

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Video: Rangers launch drinking water projects in Karachi

Rangers have started project for providing clean drinking water to the people of Karachi, installing water tanks and water coolers in different areas like Baldia, Orangi Town, Sarjani Town, North Nazimabad and Hub River Road where residents are facing acute water shortage. Watch this report…

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Rangers present worker declared dead by MQM-London

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Thursday presented MQM-London worker Muhammad Yousaf to provide evidence that the paramilitary force had not killed him. Conducting a press conference, Rangers spokesperson Major Qanbar Raza stated that a raid had been conducted on July 27 in order to arrest Muhammad Yousaf. MQM-London had alleged that Rangers had killed its worker…

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Nobody to be allowed to sabotage peace in Karachi: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Wednesday said nobody would be allowed to sabotage peace in Karachi. He was chairing a meeting over the law and order in Karachi. The minister was given a briefing by Director General Rangers Sindh in the meeting attended by high level officials of interior ministry. He said Karachi was…

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Sindh Rangers vows action over aerial firing, display of arms

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers has said vowed to take action against people found involved in violating the ban on aerial firing (celebratory gunfire) and display of arms on the occasion of Independence Day, Samaa reported. “The aerial firing results in loss of precious lives every year on the occasion of different Independence Day events. In the…

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Panama verdict: Special security arrangements made for SC

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Administration has made special security arrangements for the Supreme Court, which is going to announce its decision in the Panama Papers case on Friday. Rangers, Frontier Corpse and police would be deployed at and surrounding of the court building, a spokesman of the capital police said. He said entry in the court…

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TTS terrorist among 21 suspects held in Punjab operations: ISPR

LAHORE: Pakistan Rangers Punjab, Counter-Terrorism Department, police and intelligence agencies intensified operations in Punjab during the last 24 hours, arresting scores of arrests. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, operations were conducted in Lahore which resulted into apprehension of 21 suspects including Tehrik e Taliban Swat (TTS) terrorist, unregistered Afghan residents and a…

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Five killed as old building collapses in Karachi

KARACHI: At least five people, including two children, were killed and nine injured as a three-storey building collapsed in Liaquatabad area of Karachi late on Monday. The dilapidated building collapsed near Peela School in Liaquatabad No. 9. Soon after the incident, area people rushed to the scene and retrieved five bodies and at least nine…

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PS-114 by-election: Saeed Ghani accuses Rangers of hindering voting process

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate for PS-114 Karchi by-election Saeed Ghani has accused Rangers of hindering the voting process in the constituency, Samaa reported. Speaking to media on Sunday, Ghani said that his voters are not being allowed to enter the polling booth. “Rangers are creating hurdles in the voting process,” he said. “I…

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Rangers will stay at polling stations till 5pm: Rangers DG Muhammad Saeed

NEWS DESK: Rangers Director-General Major General Muhammad Saeed reached Chanesar Goth and assured that Rangers personnel will remain at polling stations in PS-114 constituency until polling ends. Polling is scheduled to end by 5pm. He spoke to the media after visiting the polling station in Chanesar Goth, where clashes took place. “Every voter, candidate and…

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PS-114 by-election: Polling to be held today

KARACHI: The polling for by-election in the Provincial Assembly constituency PS-114  will be held today in Karachi. The voting will continue from 8 am to 5 pm.

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Video: Rangers come to the aid of Karachiites during rain

KARACHI: As rain lashed Karachi on Thursday and citizens faced quite a lot of trouble, the paramilitary force was on ground to help Karachiites as their cars broke down as roads were inundated.  In this particular video, Rangers personnel can be seen pushing forward a vehicle which is left stranded in the middle of a…

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Security beefed up in Karachi after attacks in Quetta, Parachinar

KARACHI: Stringent security measures were being undertaken in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attacks that took place in Quetta and Parachinar yesterday.  According to details, traffic police personnel deployed throughout the city have been armed yet again. Bullet proof jackets and arms have been provided to traffic police officers stationed at various junctions throughout the…

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Security forces arrest 20 terrorists in Kharian raid

LAHORE: At least 20 terrorists have been arrested and recovered weapons from them during an operation in Kharian and Sarai Alamgir on Monday. According to the security sources, the action was a part to Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad being spearheaded by Pakistan Army against terrorists. The security sources said Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with CTD, police and…

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Two terrorists killed in Rangers raid in Dera Ghazi Khan

  RAWALPINDI: A major terrorist activity foiled in DG Khan where two terrorists were killed, according to Pakistan Army’s public affairs department. According to press release by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted intelligence based operations in Dera Ghazi Khan last night. During exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed during the operation….

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Video: Three ‘street criminals’ killed in Karachi

At least three alleged street criminals were killed in a suspected encounter with police in Karachi’s Quaidabad area. Watch this report…

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Academic activities resume in Islamabad’s Quaid-e-Azam University

ISLAMABAD: Academic activities resumed in Islamabad’s Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) after a period of five days, Samaa reported. It should be noted that educational activities were suspended after violent clashes between student groups. Scores of students were wounded when a fight broke out between two groups of Sindhi and Balochistan students at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad….

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Two arrested from Karachi over links with Kulbushan Jadhav

KARACHI: Two people were arrested over having links with captured Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav, Samaa reported. The arrested persons were affiliated with Baloch Liberation Army (BLA). According to Police, the arrested men were nabbed from Lyari area of Karachi and are involved in criminal offences of serious nature. Police also stated that the suspects wanted…

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