Nawaz Sharif’s request for extension in bail rejected by Punjab govt

Nawaz Sharif’s request for extension in bail rejected by Punjab govt

On Tuesday, the application of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for extension in bail was rejected by the Punjab government, which said that the PML-N head had not been able to provide the mandatory medical reports. While addressing a press conference, Law Minister Raja Basharat said the government had frequently asked...

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Former Karachi mayor Naimatullah Khan dies

Former Karachi mayor Naimatullah Khan dies

On Tuesday, longstanding member of Jamat-i-Islami and former Karachi mayor Naimatullah Khan died in Karachi after a prolonged illness. The family has yet to disclose the details of the last rites and funeral prayers for the diseased. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Imran Ismail expressed great...

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Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan tenders resignation

Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan tenders resignation

On Thursday, Anwar Mansoor Khan tendered resigned as the Attorney General of Pakistan. The move came after the Pakistan Bar Council demanded Khan’s resignation in the wake of his controversial comments regarding a full-court bench hearing Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s case against the presidential reference. In his resignation letter, tendered...

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Three killed, seven hurt in Quetta blast

Three killed, seven hurt in Quetta blast

According to media reports, at least two people were killed and seven injured when an explosion occurred at the city’s Shahra-e-Iqbal Road on Monday. Police confirmed that nearby buildings and vehicles were damaged by the blast. Police and security forces cordoned off the area and are carried out a probe into...

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Narcotics case: Rana Sanaullah granted bail by LHC

Narcotics case: Rana Sanaullah granted bail by LHC

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah was granted bail on Tuesday by the Lahore High Court (LHC) in the narcotics possession case. The former law minister of Punjab has been granted bail against two surety bonds worth Rs1 million each. On July 1, while traveling from Faisalabad to Lahore,...

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Powerful earthquake hits parts of Pakistan

Powerful earthquake hits parts of Pakistan

A powerful earthquake of 6.4-magnitude jolted the northern areas of the country, according to the National Seismic Monitoring Center in Islamabad. The quake hit at a depth of 210km with the epicenter in Afghanistan. The cities affected by the tremor include Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Murree, Mansehra, Battagram, Chiniot, and Gilgit-Baltistan....

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Rains disrupt life in Karachi

Rains disrupt life in Karachi

Routine life has been seriously disrupted by the recent spell of rains in Karachi, which has caused major towns and cities to come to a standstill due to their creaking infrastructure. On Wednesday, a young man was killed and power supply was disrupted when the city received another spell of...

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Houseflies attack Karachi

Houseflies attack Karachi

Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, is buzzing with flies due to overflowing drains, piles of garbage, complicated by rains, making people’s lives miserable. The situation has turned into an epidemic and, according to news reports, a large number of people, including children and the elderly, have been admitted to various hospitals...

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Pakistanis observe ‘Kashmir Hour’

Pakistanis observe ‘Kashmir Hour’

On the appeal of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistanis came out in huge numbers on Friday to observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ from 12pm to 12:30pm to show solidarity with Kashmiris in occupied Kashmir. People from all walks of life took part in the events. Small and large rallies were also held...

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Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif met his imprisoned brother Shehbaz Sharif

Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif met his imprisoned brother Shehbaz Sharif

Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif met his imprisoned brother and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif at ministers enclosure in Islamabad today (Monday). According to details, both PML-N leaders discussed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cases and ongoing political situation in the country. Shehbaz Sharif also took Nawaz Sharif into confidence over...

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