Pakistan Desires Peace, Friendship With India

Pakistan Desires Peace, Friendship With India

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan desires peace and friendship with India and asked the government in New Delhi not to endanger stability and development of the region by creating tension. The president was addressing the inaugural ceremony of “Made in KPK” exhibition organised by the Sarhad Chamber...

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PPP Faces Prospects Of Key Defections

PPP Faces Prospects Of Key Defections

ISLAMABAD:  The Pakistan Peoples Party – once the most powerful political entity in the country – is facing a crisis as a rift between two parallel centres of power within the party is widening with a number of disgruntled leaders likely to jump ship. The PPP is not only...

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Govt To Allay Military’s Concerns On Dawn Leaks

Govt To Allay Military’s Concerns On Dawn Leaks

ISLAMABAD:  The controversy sparked off by the Dawn Leaks notification refuses to die down. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday to map out specifications of another notification the government is expected to issue in a bid to defuse tension with the military...

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Lawyers’ Conference Rejects Demand For PM’s Resignation

Lawyers’ Conference Rejects Demand For PM’s Resignation

ISLAMABAD: Through a majority decision, a representative conference of lawyers of the country rejected on Friday the demand from some of lawyers’ bodies for resignation of the prime minister to ensure independent working of the joint investigation team (JIT) appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate allegations against Nawaz Sharif...

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SC Cannot Hear Musharraf’s Lawyer As Former President Is An Absconder: SC

SC Cannot Hear Musharraf’s Lawyer As Former President Is An Absconder: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear arguments in the Pervez Musharraf treason case reminding the former president’s lawyers that the defendant has been declared an absconding accused by the apex court. A special three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Yahya Afridi heard the case where the defendant’s...

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PIA ‘Likely’ To Suspend Karachi To Mumbai Flights: Sources

PIA ‘Likely’ To Suspend Karachi To Mumbai Flights: Sources

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is ‘likely’ to suspend flight operations along the Karachi to Mumbai route, airline sources. PIA Spokesperson Daniyal Gillani, when contacted, said PIA is considering suspending flight operations along the Karachi-Mumbai route, but a final decision is yet to be made on the matter. Dismissing media reports...

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Pakistan, Japan Sign $24m Accord For Energy Project

Pakistan, Japan Sign $24m Accord For Energy Project

Pakistan and Japan signed here on Thursday a loan agreement amounting to $24 million for the implementation of the second phase of ‘Islamabad-Burhan Transmission Line Reinforcement’ project. The project will improve reliability of the national grid and meet the growing demand for electricity transmission through reinforcement of transmission lines necessary...

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81 All Out, Pakistan Suffer Humiliating Defeat Against Windies In Second Test

81 All Out, Pakistan Suffer Humiliating Defeat Against Windies In Second Test

Shannon Gabriel produced an outstanding effort of consistently fast bowling to lead the West Indies to a 106-run victory over Pakistan 80 minutes after lunch on the final day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Thursday. Set a target of 188 after leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s 7...

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Bribe Allegation: Shahbaz Serves Notice On Imran

Bribe Allegation: Shahbaz Serves Notice On Imran

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has served a legal notice on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan for levelling a “baseless”allegations of offering him bribe of Rs10 billion to remain silent on Panama case. “The chief minister has served a legal notice on him (Imran Khan) which he will receive in...

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North Korean Diplomat Allegedly Beaten in Karachi

North Korean Diplomat Allegedly Beaten in Karachi

A North Korean diplomat has alleged that tax officials raided his place , slapped and photographed him and his wife last month. In a written letter sent to the taxing authorities, the North Korean Embassy, demanded action, failure to which could impact diplomatic relations between the two countries. The letter...

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