Islamabad Traffic Police drafts special traffic plan ahead of Pakistan Day Parade

Islamabad Traffic Police drafts special traffic plan ahead of Pakistan Day Parade

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has devised a special traffic plan for Joint Services Pakistan Day Parade on March 23 and its preparations in the federal capital to facilitate citizens. Senior Superintendent of Traffic Police Farrukh Rasheed in a video message said heavy vehicles would not be allowed to enter...

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PM Imran Khan to chair cabinet meeting today

PM Imran Khan to chair cabinet meeting today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet today, media sources reported. The cabinet will take up a 30-point agenda at the meeting to be held at the Prime Minister’s Office. The premier will be given a detailed briefing on reforms in the Federal Board...

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Holland shooting: Terrorist attack in Utrecht, all Pakistanis marked safe

Holland shooting: Terrorist attack in Utrecht, all Pakistanis marked safe

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Tuesday that no Pakistani residing in Netherlands was hurt in yesterday’s shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht. “Our Ambassador has informed that all Pakistanis are safe, after yesterday’s terrorist attack in Netherlands,” tweeted Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal. Our Ambassador has informed that all...

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National flag flies at half-mast in solidarity with Christchurch shootout victims

National flag flies at half-mast in solidarity with Christchurch shootout victims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s flag will fly at half-staff today in solidarity with the victims of Friday’s terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. The government took this decision to express solidarity with the bereaved families that lost their loved ones in the gruesome terror incident in Christchurch, according to a...

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Christchurch terrorism: PM Imran Khan announces national award for Pakistani hero

Christchurch terrorism: PM Imran Khan announces national award for Pakistani hero

ISLAMABAD: Lauding heroics of a Pakistani man, who embraced martyrdom after trying to stop the Christchurch shooter, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday his courage would be recognized with a national award. “Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid who was martyred trying to tackle the White Supremacist terrorist...

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Did you know Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan earns less than ministers?

Did you know Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan earns less than ministers?

LAHORE: Did you know Prime Minister Imran Khan earns less than ministers? According to a pay slip that has been released, the prime minister’s basic salary is Rs107,280. The premier is given Rs50,000 sumptuary allowance, an adhoc relief allowance of Rs21,456, and further adhoc allowances of Rs12,110 and Rs10,728. After...

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Sports are beyond politics: ISPR Gen. Asif Ghafoor acknowledges love and support of fans who wanted to wear military caps

Sports are beyond politics: ISPR Gen. Asif Ghafoor acknowledges love and support of fans who wanted to wear military caps

RAWALPINDI: Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, while responding to fans requesting to wear army caps, said on Thursday that sports are beyond politics. The head of the Pakistan Army’s media wing has advised spectators against donning military gear at Sunday’s final of the 2019 Pakistan...

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Keep the city clean: Citizens to be fined for littering in Peshawar

Keep the city clean: Citizens to be fined for littering in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: In a bid to keep the city clean, Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) government has decided to slap fines on the spot over littering in Peshawar. According to the details, the citizens have been warned that anyone found throwing garbage outside or near their house will be fined in Peshawar. KP...

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Prime Minister Imran Khan to announce a new visa policy

Prime Minister Imran Khan to announce a new visa policy

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a new visa policy for 190 countries today (Thursday) to promote tourism and investments in the country. Talking to the media along with Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Media Iftikhar Durrani in Islamabad, he...

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PIA’s aircraft grounded at Toronto upon hitting a jetty

PIA’s aircraft grounded at Toronto upon hitting a jetty

TORONTO: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft was grounded after it hit a jetty (passenger boarding bridge) at Toronto airport, media sources reported on Thursday. According to a spokesperson for the national flag carrier, the aircraft (Boeing 777) which arrived at Toronto airport from Lahore hit a jetty owing to...

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