Indian delegation reaches Pakistan for water talks

Indian delegation reaches Pakistan for water talks

LAHORE: The Indian delegation has arrived in Pakistan to attend the meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) from August 29 to 30 to discuss water issues between the two countries. A nine-member Indian delegation, led by Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters, PK Saxena, and comprising technical experts has reached Lahore...

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MQM-London ‘target killer’ shot dead in Karachi

MQM-London ‘target killer’ shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: An alleged target killer was shot dead on Tuesday after an police encounter in Ittehad Town area of Karachi, ARY News reported. SSP West said that the suspect named Zohaib belonged to the Muttahida Quami Movement – London (MQM-L). The suspect was released from prison one month ago.

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63,000 packets of drug recovered from Badin’s Model Town, search operation underway

63,000 packets of drug recovered from Badin’s Model Town, search operation underway

BADIN: More than a dozen sacks full of contraband were recovered Tuesday night from a Central Investigation Agency (CIA) centre in Badin’s jurisdiction of the Model Town police station, authorities claimed. According to police sources, a raid led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Hasan Sardar Niazi last night at...

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Minors make Pakistanis proud by setting world record in O’Level exams

Minors make Pakistanis proud by setting world record in O’Level exams

CHINIOT: Qamar Muneer Akbar, an eight-year-old resident of Chanab area in Chiniot, set a world record by successfully clearing O-level Chemistry. The record was previously held by Akbar’s sister, Sitara, who at the age of 11 set a world record by clearing O-level English, Mathematics and Science. Akbar, who already...

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PTI saving billions belonging to nation: Faisal Javed

PTI saving billions belonging to nation: Faisal Javed

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed Khan on Wednesday said the new government is saving billions of rupees belonging to the nation. “Next week, I will hold a press conference and reveal how much the previous governments used to spend and how much PTI is spending,” he said while...

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COAS expresses grief on demise of 1965 war veteran

COAS expresses grief on demise of 1965 war veteran

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of a veteran of 1965 war between Pakistan and India, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). War veteran Sepoy Maqbool Hussain breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Attock, the ISPR said...

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Khan’s commute via helicopter costs approximately Rs.50-55/km

Khan’s commute via helicopter costs approximately Rs.50-55/km

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry says Prime Minister Imran Khan’s commute via his helicopter costs nearly Rs 50 and Rs 55 per kilometer. In his interview with a TV channel, the minister said PM Khan’s commute via helicopter doesn’t cost much and it’s around Rs 55 per km. He said...

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FIA requests SC to form JIT to probe money laundering case

FIA requests SC to form JIT to probe money laundering case

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday requested the Supreme Court to form a joint investigation team to probe an ongoing money laundering case. The FIA put forth the recommendation as it submitted its report regarding the ongoing probe before a bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian...

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PPP to meet today to consider Fazl’s request for joint presidential candidate

PPP to meet today to consider Fazl’s request for joint presidential candidate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has summoned a party meeting on Tuesday to discuss cooperation sought by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman for a consensus presidential candidate. The PPP will meet at 5pm today to discuss Fazl’s request and take a final decision on...

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Discontinuation of Rs. 5000 note?

Discontinuation of Rs. 5000 note?

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue Asad Umar has denied the reports regarding discontinuation of Rs 5,000 currency notes, and termed the news being circulated on social media as baseless. Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said that no such proposal was under consideration. He said that the...

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