List/Grid

Archive: Page 1

PM Imran’s Bani Gala residence will be first to be regularised: CJP

PM Imran’s Bani Gala residence will be first to be regularised: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence will be the first to be regularised. The chief justice’s remarks… Read more »

PM Imran launches Clean Green Pakistan initiative

PM Imran launches Clean Green Pakistan initiative

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched the government’s Clean Green Pakistan initiative — a countrywide cleanliness drive. While addressing the inauguration ceremony of the government’s Clean Green Pakistan… Read more »

Sheltering terrorists: Rangers official identifies MQM-P’s Amir Khan in case

Sheltering terrorists: Rangers official identifies MQM-P’s Amir Khan in case

KARACHI: An eyewitness on Tuesday identified Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Amir Khan in a case pertaining to providing shelter to alleged terrorists at MQM headquarters Nine Zero. MQM-P leaders… Read more »

Politicians react to PM Khan’s U-turn on IMF bailout package

Politicians react to PM Khan’s U-turn on IMF bailout package

ISLAMABAD: Various politicians and former ministers have reacted to Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government’s decision to “immediately” approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout package — a move… Read more »

Trump seeks dismissal of Stormy Daniels hush money lawsuit

Trump seeks dismissal of Stormy Daniels hush money lawsuit

US President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to dismiss adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit challenging the validity of a $130,000 hush money agreement over a tryst… Read more »

Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks after protesting sexual harassment

Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks after protesting sexual harassment

NEW DELHI: Thirty-four Indian schoolgirls aged between 12 and 16 were taken to hospital after being beaten with sticks by a group of boys, along with the boys’ mothers and… Read more »

SC issues notice to then-CM Nawaz Sharif in 1985 Pakpattan shrine land case

SC issues notice to then-CM Nawaz Sharif in 1985 Pakpattan shrine land case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to then chief minister of Punjab Nawaz Sharif in a suo motu case pertaining to illegal construction of shops on Pakpattan… Read more »

Amjad Saleemi replaces Tahir Khan as Punjab IGP

Amjad Saleemi replaces Tahir Khan as Punjab IGP

LAHORE: Amjad Saleemi was appointed as the Inspector General of Punjab (IGP) on Monday, according to a notification issued by the Establishment Division. Saleemi replaces Tahir Khan who served as… Read more »

Ready to hold inquiry against Faryal Talpur and Anwar Siyal, ECP tells SHC

Ready to hold inquiry against Faryal Talpur and Anwar Siyal, ECP tells SHC

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday told the Sindh High Court (SHC) that it is ready to hold an inquiry against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Faryal… Read more »

Abid Sher Ali’s mother passes away

Abid Sher Ali’s mother passes away

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former minister of state for power Abid Sher Ali’s mother passed away Monday night. She died of a cardiac arrest, according to family… Read more »

World’s longest rail tunnel set for grand opening

World’s longest rail tunnel set for grand opening

The world’s longest train tunnel will officially open on Wednesday, nearly seven decades after the initial design was conceived. Switzerland’s 57-kilometre (35-mile) Gotthard Base Tunnel runs under the Alps from… Read more »

PM to lead nation soon after recovery: Tallal Chaudry

PM to lead nation soon after recovery: Tallal Chaudry

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of National Assembly (MNA) Tallal Chaudry Wednesday said that the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would lead the nation soon after his health recovery. Talking… Read more »

Democracy is essential for country’s development : President Mamnoon

Democracy is essential for country’s development : President Mamnoon

President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday (today) addresses a joint session of the Parliament, a constitutional obligation for beginning the new parliamentary year. He stated that only democracy could make lasting development… Read more »

PM to return to Pakistan within three weeks: Maryam Nawa

PM to return to Pakistan within three weeks: Maryam Nawa

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who underwent a cardiac surgery in London on Tuesday, was expected to return to Pakistan within three weeks after the doctors allow him to travel,… Read more »

Dar, Nisar and Maryam handling affairs of state in PM’s absence

Dar, Nisar and Maryam handling affairs of state in PM’s absence

As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif convalesces after a heart surgery at the Harley Street Clinic of London, the affairs of the federal government are being run by his close comrades… Read more »

China panel hears first transgender discrimination case

China panel hears first transgender discrimination case

A Chinese arbitration panel held a hearing Monday in what is believed to be the country’s first transgender employment discrimination case, according to the lawyer in the case. A ruling… Read more »

US Navy officer charged with spying for China, Taiwan

US Navy officer charged with spying for China, Taiwan

A US Navy officer with access to sensitive US intelligence faces espionage charges over accusations he passed state secrets, possibly to China and Taiwan, a US official told a foreign… Read more »

Saudis act against anti-Islamic footballer haircuts

Saudis act against anti-Islamic footballer haircuts

Saudi sports authorities are taking action against footballer hairstyles deemed to be anti-Islamic in the ultra-conservative kingdom, local media reported. A video posted online on Friday showed one player being… Read more »

Anti-Terrorism court bombed in Karachi

Anti-Terrorism court bombed in Karachi

Anti-Terrorism Court number 3 in Karachi was attacked by bomb on Monday. As a result, two court officials have been injured. The injured court official has been identified as Muhammad… Read more »

Fatwa issued against using other’s Wifi without permission

Fatwa issued against using other’s Wifi without permission

Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (IACAD) in Dubai has issued a fatwa prohibiting the use of others’ Internet WiFi service without their permission. On the department’s website, a… Read more »

Death toll from K-P quake rises to six: officials

Death toll from K-P quake rises to six: officials

PHOTO: ONLINE ISLAMABAD: At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan on Sunday, officials said. Five people died in various remote regions of the northwestern… Read more »

There’s a way to get around bar council’s rules but it will cost an extra million

There’s a way to get around bar council’s rules but it will cost an extra million

In January this year, the Pakistan Bar Council announced substitution of the conventional three-year program with a mandatory five-year LLB program. Furthermore, evening classes were scrapped and the number of… Read more »

Altaf admitted working for RAW: UK ex-diplomat

Altaf admitted working for RAW: UK ex-diplomat

Says Altaf confessed after Scotland Yard received evidence that a written agreement existed between RAW and MQM Says British govt briefed former interior minister Rehman Malik about Altaf’s links with… Read more »

PM Sharif phones Modi, expresses shock over deaths in temple explosions

PM Sharif phones Modi, expresses shock over deaths in temple explosions

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday telephoned his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and expressed his shock and grief over the death of 100 people as a result of explosions at… Read more »

6.6 earthquake jolts South Asia, kills four in Pakistan

6.6 earthquake jolts South Asia, kills four in Pakistan

At least four people were killed and many others injured in Pakistan as an earthquake measuring 6.6 on Richter scale struck South Asia on Sunday. At least two people died… Read more »