COAS Addresses Annual Formation Commanders Conference

COAS Addresses Annual Formation Commanders Conference

5th Annual Formation Commanders conference was held at GHQ. COAS presided the conference which was attended by all General Officers of the Army. Participants were briefed on geo-strategic environment, progress of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, operational preparedness against conventional threat and other matters concerning National Security. COAS said budding state of stability...

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Pakistan Mirage Jets Fly Over Siachen Glacier

Pakistan Mirage Jets Fly Over Siachen Glacier

Jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) made flights near Siachen Glacier on Wednesday morning, Samaa reported. According to PAF sources, all of its forward operating bases have been made fully operational. Mirage jets of PAF are part of exercises since the forward base was made operational. Chief of Air...

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Four School Friends Drowned At Sandspit Beach

Four School Friends Drowned At Sandspit Beach

Four school friends drowned at Sandspit beach. The bodies of three have been recovered while one is still missing. The deceased were later identified as Hamza Siddiqui, Ejaz Azad, Ali Ahmed and Hamza Anis. The search for Anis’s body is still underway. The victims were said to be aged between...

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PPP Wants Govt To Go: Khursheed Shah

PPP Wants Govt To Go: Khursheed Shah

KARACHI: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) wanted the government to go but there would be no difference with the change of some faces. He said that Nawaz Sharif got the fruit of Charter of Democracy...

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Mardan University Reopens Under Tight Security

Mardan University Reopens Under Tight Security

Several campuses of Abdul Wali Khan University reopened under tight security on Monday. It should be noted that Abdul Wali Khan University was closed for over a month following the lynching of student Mashal Khan on accusations of blasphemy According to the university’s administration, the campuses in Temar Gara, Chitral...

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Pakistanis Ashamed At How Nawaz Was Treated In Saudi Arabia; Imran Khan

Pakistanis Ashamed At How Nawaz Was Treated In Saudi Arabia; Imran Khan

Pakistanis are ashamed at the way Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was treated in Saudi Arabia during his recent visit to the Kingdom, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said. “I have been receiving a lot of messages from Pakistanis from across the world… they are embarrassed at how Pakistan’s...

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Panama JIT To Summon Qatar’s Prince

Panama JIT To Summon Qatar’s Prince

Mandated and supervised by Supreme Court of Pakistan, a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is all poised to grill Qatari prince and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in probe of charges anchored in Panama Papers. The JIT has drawn up list of questions in order to interrogate Nawaz Sharif; however, the decision...

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PM Nawaz Sharif Arrives In Madina

PM Nawaz Sharif Arrives In Madina

RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reached Madina from Riyadh to pay his respects at Roza-e-Rasool (peace be upon him) and pray for peace and prosperity of Pakistan.Advisors on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and National Security Lt Gen Nasser Janjua are accompanying the premier.Following his arrival on Sunday, Prime Minister...

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Political Leaders Reaction On JIT First Report On Panama Leaks

Political Leaders Reaction On JIT First Report On Panama Leaks

The three-member special bench of the Supreme Court, formed to monitor Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) proceeding, adjourned the hearing of the case till June 7. The hearing of the case was conducted by a three-member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal on Monday. Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia...

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PM Offers Prayers At Masjid-e-Nabvi

PM Offers Prayers At Masjid-e-Nabvi

MADINA MUNAWARA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday offered Asr, Maghrib and Isha prayers here at Masjid-e-Nabvi. The prime minister also offered Nawafil at Riyadh-ul-Jannah. He prayed for the unity and security of Ummah as well as peace, security, prosperity and development of the country. On the way to and...

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Panama Leaks: JIT Submitted First Report In SC Today

Panama Leaks: JIT Submitted First Report In SC Today

The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe the Panama Papers evidence submitted its first report in the Supreme Court (SC) today (Monday). Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has also decided to go to the Supreme Court today to witness the report sharing proceedings. According to PTI spokesman Fawad...

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‘MQM-London Members Conducted Target Practice At Islamabad Housing Society’

‘MQM-London Members Conducted Target Practice At Islamabad Housing Society’

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London members conducted target practice at a private housing society in Islamabad. On May 13, the Punjab Rangers carried out a raid on the housing society in Islamabad’s outskirts and arrested several people from there. The raid was reportedly conducted without informing the district administration, which led...

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Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Condemn Terrorism

Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Condemn Terrorism

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari strongly condemned the target killings of police personnel in Kohat and Karachi on Sunday and urged a stern response to the terrorists targeting police, law enforcing agencies and other citizens. In a press statement issued in Karachi, the PPP Chairman said that...

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Social Workers Was Taken In The Name Of National Security, Imran Khan

Social Workers Was Taken In The Name Of National Security, Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Sunday claimed that another member of the party’s social media team was reportedly taken into custody by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over alleged violation of the cyber crime law. PTI leader Imran Ismail, while talking to Dawn.com, confirmed that “Owais Khan, a member of PTI’s social media...

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Ch Pervez Elahi Addresses Workers Convention In Sheikhupura

Ch Pervez Elahi Addresses Workers Convention In Sheikhupura

SHEIKHUPURA – PML-Q President Ch Pervaiz Elahi on Sunday launched into a ‘scathing’ diatribe against the rulers, saying that not only the rulers are the most corrupt and dishonest, but their entire family has been entangled in the Panama scandal. “The rulers are executing ‘so-called mega projects’ merely to mint...

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Firefighters Finally Extinguish Flames At Karachi Plastic Factory

Firefighters Finally Extinguish Flames At Karachi Plastic Factory

KARACHI: The fire which broke out in a plastic factory in Labour Square area of SITE on Sunday morning was finally contained by late afternoon. No labourers were present inside the factory when the flames erupted as it was a day off. Thus no injuries or loss of life has...

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Police Search Operation In Mardan Abdul Wali Khan University

Police Search Operation In Mardan Abdul Wali Khan University

MARDAN: After staying closed for over a month, the main campus of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan reopened on Monday. Students reached the varsity in the morning amid tight security. Moreover, political activities have been banned on the campus premises, according to varsity officials. However, the university’s Garden Campus, where...

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Chaudhry Nisar Got Angry On Rangers Operation In Top City Plaza Islamabad

Chaudhry Nisar Got Angry On Rangers Operation In Top City Plaza Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has warned the Punjab Rangers of taking back its policing powers if it fails to explain by Monday a recent controversial raid in the outskirts of Islamabad, According to the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 under which Rangers were permitted to operate in Punjab, the paramilitary force is...

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Khursheed Shah Slams PM Over Handling Of Kulbhushan Case

Khursheed Shah Slams PM Over Handling Of Kulbhushan Case

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah reiterated the demand that Dawn Leaks report should be presented before the Parliament. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader said the government’s inefficiency is evident over matter of Kulbhushan Yadav, a secret service agent belonging to Indian RAW, who coordinated terrorist...

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PM Nawaz Sharif Chaired Meeting Of National Economic Council

PM Nawaz Sharif Chaired Meeting Of National Economic Council

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is chairing a meeting of National Economic Council in progress in Islamabad. It is expected to approve the Annual Development Plan for the next financial year besides reviewing the achievements of the on-going plan. The Annual Plan Coordination Committee has already recommended to the NEC development...

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PPP To Be Part Of All Movements For FATA Rights, Zardari Vows

PPP To Be Part Of All Movements For FATA Rights, Zardari Vows

Former president Asif Ali Zardari has vowed on Friday to participate in every movement that demands rights for the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Members of the parliament hailing from FATA including Haji Gul Afridi and Sajid Toori among others called on Co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)...

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Targeted Propaganda Campaign By India Against Pakistani Lawyer At ICJ

Targeted Propaganda Campaign By India Against Pakistani Lawyer At ICJ

Disinformation is perhaps the oldest and effective steroid some countries give people to pump up enthusiasm and benighted devotion and jingoism. The Jadhav’s execution case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is pending as the provisional verdict asks Pakistan to stay the execution until consular access has been given...

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State Bank Of Pakistan To Announce Monetary Policy On Saturday

State Bank Of Pakistan To Announce Monetary Policy On Saturday

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan will announce its monetary policy on Saturday, said a press statement issued on Thursday. The policy is of high importance since inflation is gradually increasing while the national budget will be announced after a week of this policy. Brokerage house reports generally suggest no...

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Pak Does Not Accept ICJ’s Jurisdiction In National Security Matters; Sartaj Aziz

Pak Does Not Accept ICJ’s Jurisdiction In National Security Matters; Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan does not accept the International Court of Justice’s jurisdiction in matters related to national security, its Foreign Office said today after the UN court stayed the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria also hit out at India, saying the country has been “trying to...

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Khursheed Shah Hits Out At Govt For Suspending Fata Reforms Bill

Khursheed Shah Hits Out At Govt For Suspending Fata Reforms Bill

Opposition leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Thursday strongly condemned the suspension of Fata reforms bill in the lower house of the parliament. Addressing at the assembly floor, Khursheed Shah said that apparently government was showing itself very serious in bringing Fata reforms but when actual time comes,...

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Power Outage As Bilawal Arrives At Karachi Arts Council

Power Outage As Bilawal Arrives At Karachi Arts Council

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his sister, Aseefa, on Thursday had a glimpse of awful condition of Karachi people due to unannounced and prolonged power outages in the megapolis. The PPP chairman was to inaugurate an exhibition at Karachi Arts Council on Thursday, for which he...

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PAF Jets Air Strike Militant Hideouts In Khyber Agency

PAF Jets Air Strike Militant Hideouts In Khyber Agency

Jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pounded several militant hideouts in Khyber Agency on Friday, According to security sources, Pakistan Air Force F-16 aircrafts carried out an airstrike at Rajgal area of Khyber Agency due to which three militant hideouts were destroyed. Security sources further mentioned that terrorists may...

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Dera Bugti: Two Killed As Seven Terrorist Arrested In FC Operation

Dera Bugti: Two Killed As Seven Terrorist Arrested In FC Operation

At least 7 ferraris including an important commander of banned outfit Jamal Khan laid down arms in front of tribal elder Haji Khan Muhammad Masuri and intelligence agencies in Sui area of Dera Bugti on Thursday, After laying down arms, the ferraris took oath that they will play a vital...

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ICJ Stays Hanging Of Indian Terrorist Kulbhushan Yadav Till The Final Decision

ICJ Stays Hanging Of Indian Terrorist Kulbhushan Yadav Till The Final Decision

The UN’s top court on Thursday announced its ruling on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on Kulbushan Jadhav, one of its nationals convicted of spying. Rejecting Pakistan’s argument that the court did not have jurisdiction on the matter, the court said...

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Deputy Chairman Senate Says He Was Target Of Mastung Incident

Deputy Chairman Senate Says He Was Target Of Mastung Incident

Suicide bomber targetted me in Mastung, claimed JUI-F leader and Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri. “Such attacks will not shake our courage,” he added while talking to the media in Quetta on Thursday. Expressing his concern over the incident, he said that everyone knows who the attackers were....

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No Room For Incidents Like Mashal’s Murder In Islamic Society: SC

No Room For Incidents Like Mashal’s Murder In Islamic Society: SC

Directs JIT to fulfill all legal requirements in probe ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday observed that in an Islamic society, there is no room for the incidents like the Mashal Khan’s murder. The apex court also observed if criminal negligence had been shown by the police in the...

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PM Offers To Hong Kong Traders For Business In Pakistan

PM Offers To Hong Kong Traders For Business In Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has termed Pakistan an emerging market and laid out the country’s business-friendly policies in front of foreign investors on Wednesday. He was addressing participants at the One Belt, One Road Pakistan Investment Forum in Hong Kong attended by leading business figures from Mainland China and the...

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PTI Fails To Submit Reply In Party Funding Case

PTI Fails To Submit Reply In Party Funding Case

PTI counsel could not submit the party s financial details in the Election Commission of Pakistan, reported. As per details, PTI lawyer requested an extension on submitting the details from Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza during the hearing in Party funding case. The judge granted the extension but...

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PTI Protest Against Load-Shedding In Peshawar

PTI Protest Against Load-Shedding In Peshawar

A protest by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday against electricity load-shedding and overbilling in the province partially subsided after one group of protesters called off their demonstration. Earlier in the day, charged PTI workers led by the party’s MNA from South Waziristan, Ayesha Gulalai Wazir, and local district leadership, stormed...

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Who Is Involved In PIA Heroin Smuggling Case ?

Who Is Involved In PIA Heroin Smuggling Case ?

LONDON: The captain of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-785 whose entire crew was detained on smuggling suspicions by the UK authorities at Heathrow Airport will be returning to Pakistan on Wednesday. The remaining crew, totaling 13 members, are still in London pending further possible questioning by UK authorities....

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IG Sindh Offers To Leave Post Voluntarily

IG Sindh Offers To Leave Post Voluntarily

Inspector General of Police (IGP) A.D. Khawaja on Wednesday offered to leave his post, telling the Sindh High Court (SHC) that doing his job had become increasingly difficult under the current circumstances. The IG Sindh faces increasing hostility from political quarters, with the provincial government keen to send him packing...

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Opposition Demands To Present Inquiry Report On Dawn Leaks In NA

Opposition Demands To Present Inquiry Report On Dawn Leaks In NA

Opposition parties on Tuesday have demanded to present inquiry report on Dawn Leaks in National Assembly (NA) for proper investigation. During the session, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shireen Mazari said that Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar had termed the matter against national security and put all the blame on Tariq Fatemi....

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Heathrow Airport: PIA Plane Loaded With Heroin Busted

Heathrow Airport: PIA Plane Loaded With Heroin Busted

A large amount of heroin was seized from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) PK-785 in an intelligence-based operation on Tuesday. A source privy to development told Pakistan Today, on anonymity, that the crew members of PIA PK-785, including pilot Captain Hamid Gardezi, copilot Sikandar Khan, flight purser Shamshad Agha, Shama Zubari,...

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How Much China Invested In Last 10 Months In Pakistan?

How Much China Invested In Last 10 Months In Pakistan?

KARACHI: Pakistan received $1.733 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) during first 10 months of the current fiscal year of 2016/17, up 12.7 percent from a year earlier, as investment from Chinese companies continued to increase. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday said the country received $1.537 billion...

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Asif Ali Zardari Cries After Meeting APS Martyred Parents

Asif Ali Zardari Cries After Meeting APS Martyred Parents

The PYO activists staged a demonstration outside the house of PPP provincial president Humayun Khan. Zardari held a meeting with the parents of the Army Public School (APS) martyrs at the residence of Humayun Khan. While listening to tragic stories of parents carrying pictures of their deceased children, the former...

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Addressing Forum In Hong Kong

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Addressing Forum In Hong Kong

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will arrived in Hong Kong on (Tuesday) on a three-day official visit. During his stay in Hong Kong, the Prime Minister addressed One Belt One Road Pakistan Investment Forum which will be participated by leading business companies of Hong Kong and Mainland China. 00

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Government Approves Ramzan Relief Package 2017

Government Approves Ramzan Relief Package 2017

The government on Tuesday approved a Rs1.6 billion Dar approved the Ramazan Relief Package-2017 with a subsidy. 00

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Man Arrested For Killing Afghan Boy Over 25 Rupees

Man Arrested For Killing Afghan Boy Over 25 Rupees

A Pakistani man has been arrested over the murder of a young Afghan boy over 25 rupees in Karachi city of Pakistan, it has been reported. The suspect was reportedly arrested by Azizabad police after murdering a 15-year-old Afghan boy who was demanding Pakistani rupees 25 against the work he...

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Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba Group Set To Enter Pakistan; Signs First MoU

Chinese Tech Giant Alibaba Group Set To Enter Pakistan; Signs First MoU

Pakistan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote Pakistan’s worldwide exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce. Alibaba Group’s Executive Chairman, Jack Ma and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif witnessed the signing ceremony. Speaking at the headquarters of the e-commerce giant, the...

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No Loadshedding During Sehr, Iftar: Abid Sher

No Loadshedding During Sehr, Iftar: Abid Sher

FAISALABAD: There will be no loadshedding at the time of Sehr and Iftar during the month of Ramazan, said State Minister for Water and Power Ch Abid Sher Ali. Presiding over a review meeting at the Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) Headquarters here on Monday, he said that the government...

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Govt Won’t Be Able To Pass FATA Reforms Amendment Bill: Fazal

Govt Won’t Be Able To Pass FATA Reforms Amendment Bill: Fazal

ISLAMABAD: JUI-F chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said on Monday that the government won’t be able to pass the FATA Reforms Amendment bill, urging the federation to seek the approval of the masses. Slamming the FATA Reforms Amendment Bill, Fazal alleged that the bill contained provisions which were not in line with...

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PAKISTAN ‘Time Over For PML-N, Kaptaan – PPP Will Now Come To Power’: Zardari

PAKISTAN ‘Time Over For PML-N, Kaptaan – PPP Will Now Come To Power’: Zardari

Co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari has pledged to revive the party at each union council level of the country with an aim to make a ‘big impact’ in the next general elections. Zardari said the ‘show of PML-N and Kaptaan’ has ended, it’s now time of the...

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Singer Jawad Ahmad Announces His Own Political Party

Singer Jawad Ahmad Announces His Own Political Party

The singer Jawad Ahmad has announced to start his own political party and submitted his registration papers in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today. Jawad Ahmed has announced to join politics like many artistes including Abrarul Haq, Attaullah Esakhelvi, Kanwal Nauman and Mustafa Qureshi. “The purpose is to make efforts...

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Lahore Zoo Administration Decides To Bring New Elephant

Lahore Zoo Administration Decides To Bring New Elephant

After death of Elephant Suzi at the age of 28 years in Lahore Zoo, Zoo administration decides to bring new Elephant to fulfill her absence. 00

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Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Urs Celebrations Begin

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Urs Celebrations Begin

SEHWAN – Governor Sind Muhammad Zubair on Monday inaugurate the three-day long celebrations of 765th Urs of Sufi saint Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar amid tight security. Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair flanked by PPP leader Nisar Khoro laid traditional sheet on grave of Sufi saint Hazrat Qalandar Lal shahbaz. Daily Times...

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