Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani taken into custody by NAB

Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani taken into custody by NAB

ISLAMABAD: Speaker Sindh Assembly has been nabbed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday in a case pertaining to assets beyond known income, media sources reported. As per details, officials of NAB’s Karachi division arrested the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader from the federal capital. Following the arrest, the...

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Nawaz Sharif likely to undergo angiography at RIC

Nawaz Sharif likely to undergo angiography at RIC

RAWALPINDI: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo angiography at the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC), media reported on Wednesday. In this regard, well informed sources said members of the Sharif family have shown their consent for the test. “Nawaz Sharif will be shifted to the Rawalpindi from Lahore...

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5 cars tumble into a sinkhole as sewer line collapses in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

5 cars tumble into a sinkhole as sewer line collapses in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

KARACHI: A number of cars tumbled into a sinkhole created after a section of an underground sewer line collapsed in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, reported media. The incident took place in 13-D are of Gulshan-e-Iqbal outside a residential block. The sewer culvert outside the apartment building caved in owing to the weight of...

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Pakistani prisoners rejoice as Saudi Prince orders immediate release

Pakistani prisoners rejoice as Saudi Prince orders immediate release

JEDDAH: As soon as the news of issuance of a royal decree ordering release of Pakistanis imprisoned in Saudi jails reached the inmates, scenes of immense joy were witnessed in the cells, media reported. In a video acquired by media sources, a Pakistani inmate in Saudi Arabia can be seen...

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“You’ll get more votes than me in elections”, Khan affirms MbS

“You’ll get more votes than me in elections”, Khan affirms MbS

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman departed from Pakistan on Monday after a two-day successful visit. During his visit, the crown prince was welcomed warmly in Pakistan and agreements worth over $20 billion were signed between the two countries. During his first day in Pakistan, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

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PM Imran Khan addresses nation, offers India probe into Pulwama attack

PM Imran Khan addresses nation, offers India probe into Pulwama attack

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday offered to investigate the Pulwama attack and act if India shares “actionable intelligence with Pakistan”. In a video message to the nation, the prime minister responded to Indian allegations regarding Pakistan’s involvement in the attack which killed 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers and said...

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5 pedestrians get injured as police chases suspects

5 pedestrians get injured as police chases suspects

SHIKARPUR: Five people were injured during an episode of a police chase and cornering a “suspicious” car Monday night here at a checkpoint near Rustam Chowk, authorities confirmed. According to police, officers indicated a car at a checkpoint to halt for search when it failed to do so and, instead, sped away....

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Social media on fire, as Saudi Prince orders immediate release of prisoners

Social media on fire, as Saudi Prince orders immediate release of prisoners

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan was heard speaking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the impact of social media. The conversation took place after the Saudi crown prince was conferred with the country highest civilian award Nishan-e-Pakistan during a ceremony at President House. “Social media is on fire....

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Shehbaz Sharif visits ailing grand-daughter in London

Shehbaz Sharif visits ailing grand-daughter in London

LONDON: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif will be travelling to London for a few days to visit his ailing granddaughter, sources informed media sources on Monday. Shehbaz will be visiting his son Hamza’s daughter, who was born two weeks ago and was diagnosed with cardiac disease and...

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KSA-Pak ink 7 pacts

KSA-Pak ink 7 pacts

On Sunday, a high-profile delegation from Saudi Arabia signed seven memorandum of understanding (MoU) and investment agreements with Pakistan, worth $20 billion, to boost bilateral ties. The seven pacts 1 – Future cooperation between the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) and Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organisation. PSQCA...

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