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Cop resigns after failing to get holidays to look after his ailing mother

ISLAMABAD: The constable of federal police has resigned after failing to get holidays to look after his cancer-stricken mother. As per details, police constable named Syed Mohsin Naqvi Ballot No.C 573 had asked the SP headquarters for a day leave

Ulema should play ‘effective’ role for social reforms: PM Imran

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday asserted that the Ulema (religious scholars) and Mashaekh of the country should play an effective role in social reforms. The premier made these remarks while talking to a delegation of religious scholars during

Chehlum: Schools to remain closed in Sindh tomorrow

KARACHI: On account of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A), all educational institutions will remain closed tomorrow (Tuesday) in Sindh. According to a notification issued by Sindh Education department, all private and public sector educational institutes will remain closed on

UK court acquits Shehbaz Sharif, family in money laundering charges

LONDON: A UK court has acquitted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shahbaz Sharif and his family in money laundering charges over no evidence in the case.   As per details, the NCA submitted the investigation report of the bank accounts at the

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari leaves for US on a week-long visit

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday departed for a week-long visit to the United States (US). During the visit, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is expected to hold meetings with the US leadership.  Before leaving for the

Sindh bans pillion riding on Chehlum

KARACHI: Pillion riding has been banned in parts of Sindh province including Karachi on account of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA). According to a notification issued from Sindh home department, the pillion-riding ban will remain enforced in Karachi, Hyderabad,

Why is Muhammad Zubair Umar not approaching FIA cyber crime over leaked video?

KARACHI: Several hours have been passed to a obscene video of former Sindh governor and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader, Muhammad Zubair Umar that gone viral on the social media,but yet he has not approached the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). The

Govt taking steps to facilitate businessmen: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has asserted that the federal government was taking steps to facilitate the businessmen and the industrial sector by providing them an enabling environment for expanding economic and commercial activities in the country. He made these

PM Imran urges world to engage with new Afghan govt

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the world to engage with the new Afghan government for ensuring peace and stability in the region. PM Imran Khan, in his article published in Washington Post on Monday, said if we [world]

PM performs groundbreaking of Karachi Circular Railway project

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday performed the groundbreaking of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project to improve transportation in the metropolis. Addressing the ceremony at Cantt Station, the prime minister said federal and provincial governments will have to work

Govt committed to granting voting rights to overseas Pakistanis: FM

LONDON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the government was committed to grant voting rights to overseas Pakistanis and provide them facilities through various initiatives. Addressing at a reception hosted by British-Pakistani leaders from London, the foreign minister lauded the

Pakistan is ready to welcome the world: President Alvi’s message on World Tourism Day

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said tourism in Pakistan had great potential to boost our economy and improve the economic health of small business operators and others attached to the tourism industry. In a message on the occasion of World

PM Khan to perform groundbreaking for KCR today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Karachi on Monday (today) to perform ground-breaking of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project. Addressing media on Sunday, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said the ceremony will be held at Cantonment Railway Station. “Good

Pakistan Army’s oldest veteran passes away aged 103

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army’s oldest veteran Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Sultan Mohammed Khan Mengal on Sunday passed away at the age of 103 in Quetta. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) expressed their condolence over the demise and prayed for the departed soul

Ousted Afghan govt’s UN envoy should vacate seat: FM Qureshi

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Afghanistan’s ambassador in the United Nations from its toppled regime had no standing and that the country’s seat at the UN should remain vacant for now. Ghulam Isaczai, who so far

Is Maryam Nawaz behind leaked video of Zubair Umar?

KARACHI: After the leaked obscene video of the former governor Sindh and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stalwart, Zubair Umar, the discussion on the social media has begun that who is behind the leaked video? In the video, Zubair Umar was

Twitter reacts to Muhammad Zubair Umar’s obscene video

KARACHI: Former Governor Sindh and Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Zubair Umar is the latest target of leaked alleged compromised video clip. In the video, Zubair Umar was seen with an unknown woman several times in different places. The indecent video

Ex-Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair Umar’s alleged obscene video goes viral

KARACHI: An alleged obscene video of former Governor Sindh and Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Zubair Umar, has gone viral on social media. In the video, Zubair Umar was seen with an unknown woman several times in different places. The indecent

Father of mysteriously handicap children urges govt for help

ISLAMABAD: Father of three mysteriously handicap children has demanded of the government of Pakistan and philanthropists to help him in getting treated his ill children. Talking to MM News, Raza Muhammad, resident of Bakhar said he is a a labourer,

United Nations awards PIA with ‘harassment-free’ airline

KARACHI: With an aim to promote drive of safe mobility for women and preventing harassment of women at the public places, UN Women Agency, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Federal Ombudsperson for Protection Against Harassment (FOSPAH) signed a landmark

Karachi to become garbage-free city by end of October, claims Shah

KARACHI: Sindh Local Bodies Minister Nasir Hussain Shah has claimed that Karachi will be a garbage-free-city by the end of October.  He made these remarks while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of online apps of the Karachi Water and Sewerage

Soldier of Pakistan Army martyred in Machh attack: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: A soldier of Pakistan Army was martyred and two others sustained wounds in an cowardly terror attack at check-post of security forces in Balochistan, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to army’s public relations wing, terrorists targeted a

Urban flooding alert for Karachi as more rain expected next week

KARACHI: Another spell of monsoon rains is expected to hit Sindh from next week, causing heavy downpours and urban flooding in Karachi and Hyderabad, stated an advisory issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday. According to details, the

PM Imran terms inclusion of Karachi coastal zone in CPEC ‘game changer’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday termed the inclusion of Karachi Comprehensive Coastal Development Zone (KCCDZ) in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a ‘game changer’.  Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister expressed the hope that it would help

Pakistan wins bronze medal at World Military Boxing C’ship

RAWALPINDI: A sepoy of Pakistan Army  has bagged a bronze medal in the 58th World Military Boxing Championship held in Russia’s capital Moscow, said Inter-Services Public Relations. According to details, Pakistani soldier Zia Bilawal won the bronze medal in the

PM Imran to lay foundation stone of KCR project tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project on Monday (tomorrow), Governor Sindh Imran Ismail confirmed on Sunday. According to a statement issued by Governor House, the Prime Minister would arrive

FM Qureshi arrives in London on three-day official visit

LONDON: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday arrived in London on a three-day visit to the United Kingdom. The foreign minister concluded a five-day visit to New York where he led Pakistan’s delegation at the 76th annual session

Four FC soldiers martyred, two injured in Balochistan attack

QUETTA: Four security personnel were martyred and two others were injured in an attack on a vehicle of the Frontier Corps in Harnai district of Balochistan. According to reports, the Frontier Corps vehicle was targeted in the Safar Bash area

Vaccination mandatory for travelling on Sindh’s motorways

KARACHI: The Sindh government has issued new COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the transport sector to expedite the vaccination process in the province.  According to new orders, the Sindh Home Department has made vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory for travelling

FM Qureshi wraps up 5-day New York visit

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has wrapped up his five-day trip to New York as the head of Pakistan’s delegation to the 76th session of UN General Assembly. The foreign minister said he was satisfied with the talks he