May 07

Defiance to judiciary may bring destruction: Nawaz

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif said that defiance to judiciary would bring decay and destruction.

“Our struggle is actually struggle for rule of law. President Zardari devastated the Charter of Democracy”, he said.

While talking to editors, anchors and senior journalists in Model Town Lahore, Nawaz Sharif said that the government was not following court orders. This trend may bring decay destruction to the country; therefore this tendency should be discouraged at every cost, he emphasized.

He said, “Our mission was independence of judiciary; if we had been dishonest, our caravan would not come back from Gujranwala.”

He said that President Zardari had ill-will and prejudice in his mind from the very beginning of campaign.

He said that the way by which the government let the president to escape was actually very obnoxious.

Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif, Ch Nisar Ali Khan and Ishaq Dar were also president at the time of meeting.

Feb 23

Training airplane crashes in Model Town area of Lahore

LAHORE: Two people were killed in an aircraft crash in the Model Town area of Lahore on Thursday.

Express News correspondent Umair Ali reported that the aircraft, which belonged to Hybrid Aviation, had flown from Walton Airport.

The aircraft crashed in the porch area of House 143-H, which is reported to be near the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

Two people, a man and woman, were reported to be flying the plane and both have been killed in the crash. The dead were identified as Aniqa Qureshi, a flight instructor, and trainee Waqar Asif.

The area has been cordoned off by the police and a large number of rescue teams have reached the site.