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Interior Minister returns from UAE due to prevailing situation

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has returned to Islamabad from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the worsening law and order situation in the federal capital. Rashid had left the country to attend the Pakistan-India cricket match being

SAPM Jamshed Cheema resigns to contest NA-133 bypolls

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Food Security Jamshed Iqbal Cheema has tendered his resignation from the post. Cheema will contest the upcoming by-elections in Lahore constituency NA-133 as a candidate of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Cheema has also

Is Sania Ashiq’s obscene video real or fake?

LAHORE: An alleged obscene leaked video of Member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) and Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Sania Ashiq Jabeen, has gone viral on social media. The indecent video has been shared multiple times on different social media platforms

PML-N MPA Sania Ashiq’s alleged obscene video goes viral

LAHORE: An alleged obscene leaked video of Member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) and Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Sania Ashiq Jabeen, has gone viral on social media. The indecent video has been shared multiple times on different social media platforms

Govt to provide ‘massive relief’ on four commodities soon: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday announced that the PTI-led federal government would soon provide “massive relief’ on four commodities i.e. sugar, flour, ghee and pulses. Taking to Twitter, the Information Minister asserted that the government

PM Imran, Governor Punjab discuss administrative, political matters

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, as the premier arrived in the provincial capital, Lahore, on a day-long visit. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), various administrative

PDM to commence nationwide protests from today

LAHORE: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will commence nationwide protests against the federal government from Friday (today) against rising inflation and price hike. The opposition alliance kicked off its 15-day nationwide protest from Rawalpindi against consistent rise in prices of

Governor Punjab to brief PM Khan on his Europe visit

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan during the premier’s visit to Lahore on Friday (today). The meeting will be held at the Chief Minister House today where the governor will brief the prime minister

Zahoor Buledi appointed parliamentary leader of BAP

QUETTA: Zahoor Buledi has been appointed as the new parliamentary leader of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) ahead of the no-confidence motion against CM Jam Kamal Khan. A notification was issued regarding the appointment of Zahoor Buledi as the

PDM to form provincial committees for protests

LAHORE: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of the opposition parties has decided on Thursday to constitute committees at the provincial level for protests.  A spokesperson of the PDM has released a statement with regard to the decisions taken in

Opposition’s protest in Rawalpindi was a ‘flop show’: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Thursday said that the opposition parties have made it a habit to protest in November and December every year. Talking to the media, the minister said that yesterday’s protest of opposition was a

SC grants PPP’s Khursheed Shah bail in assets case

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Thursday granted bail to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) stalwart Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah in the assets beyond means case. A bench of the apex court comprising of Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Mansoor Ali Shah

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shows solidarity with inflation-hit people

ISLAMABAD: Showing solidarity with the people of the country, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his party stands with the people against the worst inflation across the country. In his statement issued on Wednesday, he

No-trust motion against Balochistan CM presented in provincial assembly

QUETTA: Disgruntled Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) members and the opposition on Wednesday tabled a no-trust motion against Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani in the provincial assembly. Food Minister Abdul Rehman Khetran tabled the motion in the provincial assembly. Out

Senator Ayub Afridi resigns to pave way for Tarin’s election

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Ayub Afridi has tendered his resignation in order to vacate a seat for the election of Shaukat Tarin to the Upper House of Parliament. The government has decided to get Adviser to the Prime Minister

Shireen Mazari spars with daughter over ‘shameful’ personal attacks

ISLAMABAD: Federal Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari took her daughter to task on social media for insulting the federal cabinet. Mazari’s daughter and young lawyer, Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir, had insinuated that the country was being ruled by witchcraft. However, the

PML-N, JUI-F workers stage protest demonstration in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islamabad-Fazl have staged a protest rally against rising inflation and unemployment in the country. The workers of the PML-N and JUI_F reached Murree Road after crossing police barricades and observed sit-in. The protestors

TLP warns government to release its leader Hafiz Saad Rizvi

The banned religious and political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has staged a protest and given the government a two-day ultimatum for the release of its leader Hafiz Saad Rizvi. According to details, the TLP’s Central Majlis-e-Shura gave a two-day ultimatum

No-confidence motion to be tabled by members today against Balochistan CM

QUETTA: An important session of the Balochistan Assembly will be held today in which a no-confidence motion will be tabled by members against Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan. According to details, the members of the Balochistan Assembly and opposition MPAs

People are poisoning their children due to rising inflation: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Reacting to the rising inflation across the country, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. In her message on Twitter, Maryam Nawaz said “In a country, there are

Int’l engagement essential for evolving economic situation in Afghanistan: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: In a telephonic conversation with Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has underlined that sustained international engagement was essential in view of the evolving economic situation in Afghanistan. According to a statement issued by the foreign ministry, FM

TV channel apologises to PML-N’s Ishaq Dar after losing defamation case

LONDON: Private channel New Vision TV, the broadcaster of ARY UK, has apologized to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar after losing defamation case over allegations of corruption, money laundering and misuse of authority. The defamatory remarks were made

PM-COAS meeting: All matters have been resolved: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry has said that meetings between Prime Minister Imran Khan and COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa are held in a routine manner and all matters have been resolved. Fawad said this while speaking to

Shehbaz Sharif criticises incumbent govt over rising inflation

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has said that those who claimed to transform Pakistan into a medina-like state have brought a tsunami of inflation.  Addressing the floor of the National Assembly, lashing out at it over rising

Government faces no threat from ‘worthless’ opposition: Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Monday asserted that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) does not feel threatened by the Opposition at all because “it is spineless and worthless”. “In fact, Prime Minister Imran Khan is lucky that he got

Dr Ishratul Ebad eyes return to politics

KARACHI: Former Governor Sindh, Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan ponders an active return to politics as he has started contacting prominent political players as well as stakeholders of Karachi. This he said while talking to a private news channel. Dr Ebad

PDM meeting to be held today under chairmanship of Fazal-ur-Rehman

ISLAMABAD: The anti-government opposition alliance has announced city-to-city protests on which an important meeting chaired by PDM chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman will be held today. According to details, an important meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on city-to-city protests will

Don’t play with future of nation: Saad Rafique on giving 100% marks to students

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader and former railway minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has expressed anger over giving 100 percent marks to intermediate students and stated that do not play with the future of the nation. In a message

Pakistanis facing worst inflation: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has said that the people of the country are facing the worst inflation. “We are passing through a critical time and we have to move forward for the country not for

Anti-govt campaign to continue until Imran Khan’s ouster: Bilawal Bhutto

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Sunday asserted that protest against unprecedented inflation, unemployment, and rising corruption under the ‘selected regime’ would continue until Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted. The PPP Chairman made these remarks while