Turkish President Erdogan to arrive in Islamabad today on two-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Pakistan today for a two-day visit where important meetings will be held with Pakistan’s top leadership including Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr. Arif Alvi. Prime Minister Imran Khan and

2nd death anniversary of Asma Jahangir being observed today

LAHORE: Today marks the second death anniversary of renowned lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir who also worked for human rights internationally. Asma Jahangir, a human rights activist died two years ago from heart disease and is remembered for

Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed across world today

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Kashmir Solidarity Day will be celebrated to express the Pakistani nation’s full support for the just struggle of the Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination under the UN resolutions. It will be a public holiday and

ICC U19 World Cup: India beats Pakistan by 10 wickets

POTCHEFSTROOM: India beats Pakistan by 10 wickets in the 1st semi-final of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. Both the openers of the Indian team played spectacular innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 105 runs

Bano Qudsia’s 3rd death anniversary being observed today

LAHORE: The 3rd death anniversary of prominent novelist Bano Qudsia is being observed on Tuesday. Bano Qudsia was born in Feroz Pur (India) on 28 November 1928. She acquired a masters degree from the University of Punjab in 1950 and married

Intizar Hussain’s 4th death anniversary being observed today

KARACHI: The fourth death anniversary of Intizar Husain being observed on Sunday, a major figure in the field of Urdu literature, people from the literary world gathered at the Arts Council on to pay homage to his art and life.

Boris to announce UK withdrawal from European Union today

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce the formal withdrawal of Britain from the EU today, after which the country, that has been part of the EU for 47 years will be separated from it. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wanted

Finance advisor Hafeez Shaikh to chair ECC meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Federal advisor to the prime minister on finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will chair the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting today in Islamabad. The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister’s adviser on finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in

Sheikh Rasheed to present railway audit report before SC today

ISLAMABAD: On Monday, Federal Railways Minister Sheik Rasheed said that he will appear before the Supreme Court in a case involving railway damages. While talking to the media, he said: “Will appear before the top court and present the railway

PM Khan to arrive in Karachi today to distribute loan cheques

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan would land in Karachi on Monday on a day-long visit to attend “Kamyab Jawan Program’s” cheque distribution event. Prime Minister Imran Khan would be the chief guest in the cheque distribution ceremony, according to the

Kashmiris to observe India’s Republic Day as ‘Black Day’ today

ISLAMABAD: Today, Kashmiris on both sides of the control line and around the globe are observing Indian Republic Day as Black Day protesting against the continued rejection of their right to self-determination. This year, Kashmiris are observing 26th January of

International day of education being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and countries around the world are marking 24th January the second International Day of Education, telling us that countries will not succeed in solving the problem of poverty that keeps millions of children and their families behind without

FATF to determine Pakistan’s fate today

BEIJING: After the final round of talks with the officials today, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will make its final decision on Pakistan’s removal from its grey list. Reports claimed that Pakistan briefed FATF officials on the measures taken

World Economic Forum: PM Khan to leave for Davos today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel on a three-day official visit to Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday to attend World Economic Forum. The Prime Minister is planned to leave for Davos on Tuesday to attend World Economic Forum and to

Decision on vital appointments in ECP expected today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday has an amended list of three candidates to the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif for the vacant position of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and its members. The

Hafeez Shaikh to chair ECC meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will chair Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting on Monday (today). According to the reports, The ECC meeting is supposed to decide on a six-point agenda in its meeting. There

Mohsin Naqvi’s 24th death anniversary being observed

ISLAMABAD: The 24th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi who was famous for his ghazals is being marked today. Mohsin Naqvi was born in Dera Ghazi Khan on 5th May 1947. His father, Syed Chirag Hussain Shah, was

Ayeza Khan celebrating her 29th birthday today

KARACHI: Pakistan’s popular television drama actress Ayeza Khan celebrating her 29th birthday on Wednesday (today). Ayeza Khan shared a beautiful moment of cutting her birthday cake with her husband Danish Taimur, sitting beside her. Ayeza Khan was born on January

PM Khan to reach snow-hit areas of Kashmir today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan would reach to Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Wednesday, today to visit areas seriously affected by increasing land sliding and heavy snowfall. According to the sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan would arrive at Azad

PCB Chief Financial Officer tenders resignation

LAHORE: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Pakistan Cricket Board, Badar M. Khan, has tendered his resignation after more than eight years in the post and will leave at the end of the month, confirmed by the cricket board on

PTI delegation to visit MQM-P’s headquarter today

KARACHI: A government delegation of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf will visit the Bahadurabad Center of the Muttahida Qoumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Monday to satisfy their coalition partner in the ruling alliance. After the resignation of MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui from

Karachi likely to receive light rain today: PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted light rain in Karachi on Sunday evening after neighboring Iran’s western weather system brought heavy rain and snowfall in Balochistan. PMD spokesman Anjum Nazir said, “Light rain is forecast in Karachi on Sunday

PM summons PTI, allied parties parliamentary meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday has called for a parliamentary meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its coalition partners. According to reports, the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be chaired by PM Imran Khan, the

Services chiefs’ tenure bills to be debated in NA today

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday is set to vote on the three parliamentary bills on the appointment of service chiefs and chairman of the joint chief of staff committee after they were approved for a second time by the

Punjab schools reopen after winter holidays today

LAHORE: All private and public schools in Punjab will reopen on Monday, while earlier winter holidays were extended due to extreme cold across the province. Education Minister of Punjab Murad Rass asked the student and teachers to get ready for

Day of self-determination of Kashmirs being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday has called on the international community to pressure Narendra Modi’s government to remove Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s five-month curfew and communication blockage. In his message on the day of tight to

SSGC will resume supply to CNG stations today

KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has announced on Thursday that it will resume supply to Sindh’s CNG stations from 10:00 PM tonight. As per details, The CNG stations will remain open until 06:00 AM on Friday. The SSGC

NAB summons Ahsan Iqbal in Narowal sports city project

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Monday for recording his statement in a multi-billion-rupee case relating to the controversial sports city project in Narowal. It is the second time in

Pakistan observes national working woman day

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human rights Dr Shireen Mazari paid tribute to all working women on Sunday as the nation observed 22 December a working woman day in the country. The importance that Pakistan attaches to women development and gender