Dr Aafia Siddiqui seeks Imran Khan’s help for her release

Dr Aafia Siddiqui seeks Imran Khan’s help for her release

ISLAMABAD: Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist jailed in US, has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan for her release, diplomatic sources informed media on Tuesday. The Pakistani consul general in Houston paid Aafia a visit on October 9, the sources said, during which she made a request for conveying her...

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IMF delegation to arrive in Pakistan today

IMF delegation to arrive in Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is arriving in Pakistan today to hold talks with the government on a bailout package, media reported. The IMF team is coming for monetary assistance talks on request of the government. According to the Fund’s Director Communication, Gerry Rice, the IMF...

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Zayn Malik admits he made no friends during ‘1D’, reveals about relationship with Gigi Hadid

Zayn Malik admits he made no friends during ‘1D’, reveals about relationship with Gigi Hadid

In a new interview for British Vogue, One Direction alum Zayn Malik opened up about his days in the band, reaffirming the notion that his experience was not exactly a pleasant one. Apparently, he told the reporter that he didn’t make a single friend in the band, even though they spent five years...

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FIA cyber-crime chief: “data from almost all major Pakistani banks stolen”

FIA cyber-crime chief: “data from almost all major Pakistani banks stolen”

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber-crime chief set off alarm bells on Tuesday when he revealed that customers’ data from “almost all major Pakistani banks” was stolen in a recent security breach. “Almost all banks’ data has been breached. According to the reports that we have, most of...

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Imran Khan briefed on TLP protests breakout, progress on arrests

Imran Khan briefed on TLP protests breakout, progress on arrests

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan on the demonstrations last week by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and the progress on crackdown against miscreants. The PM was presented with a report after his return from official visit to China. The TLP carried out three-day demonstrations starting...

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Government likely to host a 2-day international Khatm-e-Nabuwwat (PBUH) Conference in Islamabad

Government likely to host a 2-day international Khatm-e-Nabuwwat (PBUH) Conference in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to host a two-day Khatm-e-Nabuwat (Peace Be Upon Him) Conference in Islamabad, which will be attended by Imam-e-Ka’aba, vice chancellor of Al-Azhar University, Mufti of Syria, and scholars from Iraq and Tunisia. The religious scholars attending the two-day conference will highlight different aspects of...

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PM Imran briefs National Security Council about his official trip to China

PM Imran briefs National Security Council about his official trip to China

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC). The NSC reviewed Pakistan’s security situation and concluded that progress and prosperity lie in peace, stability and the rule of law. The prime minister also informed those attending of his recent visit to China, including...

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PM Imran Khan and COAS General Bajwa talk over national security

PM Imran Khan and COAS General Bajwa talk over national security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday to discuss matters related to national security. PM Imran apprised the army chief of his recent official visit to China. Following the meeting with COAS Bajwa, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a...

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