PM apprises federal cabinet on UN visit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday apprised the federal cabinet in detail of his visit to the United Nations, his meetings with various heads of government and state, and other stakeholders. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and

Former NA deputy speaker challenges disqualification in SC

ISLAMABAD: Former deputy speaker Qasim Khan Suri has challenged his disqualification from the National Assembly seat in the Supreme Court. An election tribunal on September 27 declared Suri’s victory from NA-265 constituency (Quetta-II) null and void, and ordered the Election

PTI foreign funding case to be heard by ECP today

ISLAMABAD:  The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will hear the foreign funding case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today after 18 months. The case was filed on 14th November 2014 by Akbar S Babar, after he developed differences with the PTI

Grand reception planned for PM Imran after US visit

ISLAMABAD: A grand reception is being planned for Prime Minister Imran Khan after he returns from a successful visit and historic address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.  According to details, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced

Dengue victims list crosses 12,000: Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health said on Thursday that 12,500 dengue cases had been confirmed across Pakistan. Dr. Mirza while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on National Health Services highlighted that Bangladesh

No reprieve for Sharifs

It didn’t come out of the blue. Maryam Nawaz, the political heir apparent of incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif, has once again been arrested and sent to prison. This time she was being investigated in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case

ECP to hear PTI’s foreign funding case by Oct 1

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan will hear the foreign funding case of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on 1st October. According to details, the electing body has decided to resume hearing of the foreign funding case after the gap of almost

PS-11 by-polls: GDA candidate to be supported by PTI

LARKANA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to support Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) candidate Moazam Ali Abbasi on PS-11 by-polls. The Supreme Court had disqualified Member Sindh Assembly Moazam Ali elected from PS-11 constituency of Larkana in August for not showing

Fayyaz Chohan’s son favoured in exam with extra marks: reports

LAHORE: An investigation report released has confirmed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan’s son was favoured in his examination with extra marks by a teacher. According to the investigation report, the Head Examiner Saleem Ramzan trespassed his

Opposition leaders protest for imprisoned politicians

ISLAMABAD: The opposition staged a protest in front of Parliament House on Thursday against the non-issuance of production orders for various politicians who are currently under custody. According to reports, several parliamentarians from the opposition also called for the issuance

NAB is an independent institution: Murad Saeed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Communication Murad Saeed has said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has been an independent institution that functions according to the law. While addressing the National Assembly session Murad Saeed said that the NAB chairman was

Funds reserved for Karachi are misused: Murad Saeed

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Communication Murad Saeed has said that funds reserved for development projects in Karachi were being used in money laundering. Speaking in National Assembly (NA), the minister regretted said that the politics of those who plundered the national

PTI is against division of Sindh: Khurram Zaman

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Khurram Sher Zaman has reiterated that his party is against the division of Sindh. In his statement, Khurram Sher Zaman said that PTI would resolve problems being faced by people of Sindh under the constitutional

Plundering in guise of democracy violation of people’s rights: Buzdar

LAHORE: Sardar Usman Budar, Chief Minister of Punjab has said on Sunday that garbing wealth and plundering resources under the guise of democracy is not the definition of people’s rule. CM Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar about the International Day of

Disqualification case: IHC issues notice to Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a notice to Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry regarding a petition filed against seeking his disqualification. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah conducted the hearing on the application. It also

Satisfied with Buzdar’s performance, will not replace him : Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Friday has clarified that Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar is not being replaced. The announcement was made during the meeting of spokesmen in Islamabad. Prime Minister, Imran Khan has said

ECP postpones verdict against Maryam by 7-days

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has postponed its verdict on a petition challenging the appointment of vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday. The verdict on a petition challenging the appointment of Maryam

Dollar drops by 27 paisas in interbank

KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee on Thursday gained by 27 paisas against the US dollar in the interbank market. According to forex dealers, the dollar in the interbank fell to $158.30 from 158.57. There was no change in the value of

Modi prepares to inflict cruelty on Kashmiris: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Indian premier Narendra Modi, has been preparing to inflict cruelty on all Kashmiris. The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)  has reacted to Narendra Modi over India’s invasion and control of occupied Kashmir,

Joint session of Parliament to be held today

ISLAMABAD: A joint session of the Parliament will be summoned today at Parliament House to plan a common strategy on the Kashmir dispute. The session will be held at 11 am to discuss the alarming situation of the occupied Kashmir