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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to step down next month

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced she will quit as New Zealand prime minister next month. According to details, the Prime Minister of New Zealand announced her resignation at the annual meeting of the ruling political party

BJP will not get unilateral victory in next elections, says Amartya Sen

NEW DELHI: Renowned Indian economist Amartya Sen has said that the role of regional parties will be important in the upcoming elections, but BJP will not be able to win unilaterally in India. According to the details, assembly elections will

PM Shehbaz orders strict action against wheat hoarders

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has ordered strict action against wheat hoarders to prevent illegal profiteering and artificial crisis. According to the details, the prime minister presided over the meeting yesterday regarding the flour and hoarding shortage, during which satisfaction

Pakistan has suffered heavy casualties from terrorism, says Edward Price

WASHINGTON: Spokesperson for the United States Department of State Edward Price has said that Pakistan has suffered heavy casualties from terrorism, and the Taliban government of Afghanistan has ensured the security of the region from terrorists. According to the details,

Pakistan saw worst inflation during 2022: PBS

ISLAMABAD: The Bureau of Statistics has released sky-high inflation statistics and according to economists, the year 2022 was the worst year during which the inflation rate increased significantly. According to the details, this year, a 20 kg bag of flour

Shocked by ban on Afghan girls’ higher education, says UN head

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said that the ban on higher education of Afghan girls by the Taliban is shocking. In a message on Twitter, he wrote that the ban on girls’ university admission will have devastating

Najam Sethi once again appointed as Chairman PCB

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Shehbaz Sharif has approved the appointment of Najam Sethi as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. An official notification has also been issued by the prime minister to appoint Najam Sathi as PCB Chairman. The

Pakistan and US are working together in many fields: FM Bilawal

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Pakistan and US are working together in many sectors, including health and education. According to the details, the foreign minister, while giving an interview with an American TV channel, said that

Stability is essential for investment in Pakistan, says German Ambassador Alfred Grannas

KARACHI: German Ambassador Alfred Grannas has said that Pakistan’s economic conditions continue to fluctuate, while stability is essential for investment. According to the details, speaking during the visit and meeting of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the German

PM Shehbaz to chair cabinet huddle today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called a meeting of the federal cabinet for today in which the most recent developments in the country will be discussed. The federal cabinet will meet at the Prime Minister House today at 4:30

Imran Khan to preside over parliamentary party meeting tomorrow

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan has called a meeting of the Punjab Parliamentary Party on December 2, in which consultation will be held on the dissolution of the provincial assembly. According to the details, the former prime minister had

IMF advises Pakistan to speed up reforms for economic stability

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Pakistan to speed up the process of reforms for economic stability. According to the details, the Resident Chief of IMF in Pakistan, Esther Perez, urged Pakistan to speed up the process of

US midterm elections: Republicans gain control of 9 additional seats in House

WASHINGTON: Republicans have gained control of the House by gaining nine additional seats in the US House of Representatives. According to the details, in the mid-term election of the US House of Representatives, they got 218 seats, while the Democrats

PM returns home after completing his 2-day visit to China

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has returned home after completing a two-day official visit to China. According to the details, PM Shehbaz Sharif returned home between Wednesday and Thursday night. During the two-day visit, The prime minister also met the

Arshad Sharif’s murder leads to Imran Khan, says Rana Sanaullah

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that the plot behind the murder of senior journalist Arshad Sharif goes to PTI Chairman Imran Khan. According to details, Rana Sanaullah said in a statement that the press conference of Faisal Vawda

CTD arrests suspected killer of Shaheen Force Jawan

KARACHI: The Counter Terror Department (CTD) is reported to have arrested suspected killer involved in the murder of Shaheen Force Jawan Nihal Ziaul Haq on Wednesday. CTD Officials told media that a team of Shaheen Force was on routine patrol

Bilawal writes to UNSC about alarming situation in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has addressed a letter to the President of the United Nations Security Council and the UN Secretary General drawing attention to the alarming situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), especially

UK provides additional £10 million for Pakistan flood relief efforts

LONDON: The United Kingdom is providing further humanitarian support to Pakistan following the devastating floods that have killed over a thousand people and affected more than 33 million. The FCDO Minister Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon announced a further £10

Debt rescheduling: Ishaq Dar reaches Washington

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reached the US capital Washington on a mission to reschedule Pakistan’s foreign debt. According to the details, there was large-scale destruction due to rains and floods in Pakistan this year, after which the

Provincial govt reveals presence of armed Taliban in KP areas

PESHAWAR: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has disclosed the presence of Taliban in different areas of the province and admitted that armed Taliban are also present in the tribal belt. According to the details, in one of his statements,

PM arrives in Kazakhstan to attend CICA Summit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday today to participate in the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia. He was accompanied by members of the Cabinet and senior

Marriyum Aurangzeb calls Imran Khan ‘absolutely fraud’

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb Tuesday resumed her anti-PTI broadside by calling its chairman Imran Khan an ‘absolutely fraud’. Addressing a press in the federal capital, she continued her verbal attacks, saying that the people should

State Dept confirms Bajwa-Shermen meeting

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has confirmed that Pakistan’s Army Chief General Bajwa did have a meeting with Deputy Secretary Wendy during his recent visit to Washington last week. Responding to a question during a press briefing here on Tuesday,

Judicial Commission meets today to consider permanent appointment of 13 judges

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) is scheduled to meet today to consider permanent appointment of 13 additional judges to the Lahore High Court (LHC). The meeting will take place with Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan, Umar Ata

‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’: A movie worth watching

Most movies are preferred to be watched if the leading cast is your favourite but it happens quite a few times that viewers will watch the movie knowing who the director is. Such is the case of director Bilal Lashari,

Audio leaks: Imran Khan decides to go to court, seeks JIT probe

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan has announced to move to court and seek an investigation into recent audio leaks. Turning to Twitter, Imran Khan said that the recent audio leaks were a serious breach of national

Hamid Zaman remanded in FIA custody for 2 days

LAHORE: A district court on Saturday remanded the founder of Bareeze group and a highly respected corporate giant Hamid Zaman into the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for two days. The FIA arrested him from his office on

Punjab Anti-Corruption Fails to arrest Rana Sanaullah

RAWALPINDI: A team of Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment, which rushed to Kohsar area of Islamabad to arrest Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Saturday, has returned empty handed after Islamabad Police raised a number of objections on his arrest warrants and

Rana Sanaullah terms audio leaks as Allah’s blessings, confirms arrests of PTI leaders

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has termed the recent spate of audio leaks against PTI and its leadership as a ‘blessing of Allah’ and urged upon the nation to identify the threat posed by the ‘anarchist’. Addressing a press

Another audio attributed to Imran Khan surfaces online

KARACHI: Another audio attributed to Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has surfaced online, which tries to give the impression of a horse-trading-related discussion. — indibell (@indibell_) October 7, 2022 The 54 seconds audio, released on Twitter on