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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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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Government removes PTV’s managing director over ‘typo’ error with immediate effect

Government removes PTV’s managing director over ‘typo’ error with immediate effect

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday removed managing director of the Pakistan Television (PTV) over a typographical error during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s live speech from Beijing, media reported. The removal of col. (retd) Hassan Immad Mohammadi as MD national television came following the PM’s live speech at the Central Party...

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Syed Murad Ali Shah: November 7 – Public holiday announced for Hindus on account of Diwali

Syed Murad Ali Shah: November 7 – Public holiday announced for Hindus on account of Diwali

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced a public holiday for the Hindu community on November 7 on account of Diwali. In this regard, Shah issued directives to Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah to issue a notification soon. The decision of the holiday has been made after the Sindh...

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Fawad Chaudhry takes notice of the child fruit vendor to compensate him for the loss amid Aasia’s vandalism

Fawad Chaudhry takes notice of the child fruit vendor to compensate him for the loss amid Aasia’s vandalism

LAHORE: A child fruit vendor, who had been attacked and robbed of all bananas on his cart by protesters staging a demonstration following a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi, on Monday said he just wanted to save his donkey’s and his own life. Speaking to the media alongside Information...

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Mian Saqib Nisar advised complete bed rest, SC delists bench no 1 cases until then

Mian Saqib Nisar advised complete bed rest, SC delists bench no 1 cases until then

RAWALPINDI: The Supreme Court on Monday delisted important cases being heard by bench no 1 as Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has been advised rest following an angioplasty procedure. A day earlier, the chief justice underwent an angioplasty procedure at the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology. Doctors at...

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“Will arrange one-way journey to space for certain politicians who are creating chaos on ground” remarks Fawad Chaudhry

“Will arrange one-way journey to space for certain politicians who are creating chaos on ground” remarks Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry made a unique statement on Monday against some politicians of the country. Speaking about Pakistan’s space mission, the information minister said, “There are some politicians who are creating chaos on ground and should be sent to space.” “I will ask SUPARCO to ensure that once...

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