London Meetup: Nawaz Sharif prefers ‘confrontation to consultation’

London Meetup: Nawaz Sharif prefers ‘confrontation to consultation’

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not in a mood to mend fences with state institutions and seems to have made up his mind to stride the collision course with anyone not willing to see him at the helm. In what comes out as the gist of crucial conclaves the...

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PML-Q Leaders under fire as corruption case resurfaces

PML-Q Leaders under fire as corruption case resurfaces

The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, has reopened cases pertaining to assets beyond means against Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Pervaiz Elahi. Issuing summons to both party leaders, NAB has asked Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi to come to the bureau’s Lahore office on November 6 and submit...

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General Elections in Pakistan to be held in July 2018

General Elections in Pakistan to be held in July 2018

The general election in Pakistan will be held in July next year, one month after the completion of current government (PML-N) will complete its tenure on June 5th, 2018.   The electoral body is set to be more economical and political independent after Election Act 2017 as claimed by election...

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COAS, Iranian ambassador discuss matters of regional security: ISPR

COAS, Iranian ambassador discuss matters of regional security: ISPR

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa discussed regional security with Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost in a meeting at General Headquarters on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the statement, the army chief and the ambassador also discussed border management and increasing...

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15 Policeman killed in separate Taliban attacks: Officials Confirmed

15 Policeman killed in separate Taliban attacks: Officials Confirmed

The Taliban have killed 15 Afghan policemen in two separate attacks on checkpoints in the east and south of the country, officials said on Monday. Arif Noori, the spokesman for the governor of the eastern Ghazni province, said an attack on a checkpoint there killed nine policemen and wounded four...

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The two Chinese nationals are dead: Confirmed by Pakistan

The two Chinese nationals are dead: Confirmed by Pakistan

The government has confirmed the death of two Chinese nationals who were abducted from Balochistan earlier this year. “The DNA reports have confirmed that the two persons killed in Balochistan in June 2017 were the same two Chinese nationals, who were kidnapped from Quetta in May 2017,” the Foreign Office...

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India will become Islamic nation by 2027: Hindu Yuva Vahini leader

India will become Islamic nation by 2027: Hindu Yuva Vahini leader

“If the Muslim population continued to grow at the same pace, India will become an Islamic country by 2027,” said a Hindu Yuva Vahini (Hindu Youth Force) leader Nagendra Pratap Tomar. Tomar, on Sunday, alleged it is the Muslim community’s conspiracy to increase their population to make India an Islamic...

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Following no show court issued bailable arrest warrants for Ishaq Dar

Following no show court issued bailable arrest warrants for Ishaq Dar

The accountability court issued arrest warrants for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for failing to attend the hearing as the court reserved its judgment in the case. At the start of the hearing, Dar’s counsel Khawaja Haris had requested the court to exempt the finance minister to appear before the court...

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US will eradicate terrorism with or without Pakistan: Tillerson

US will eradicate terrorism with or without Pakistan: Tillerson

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that he did not visit Islamabad earlier this week to lecture or coerce Pakistanis but he did tell them that Washington is determined to eradicate terrorism from the region with their support or “in a different way”. “And that’s not a threat. It’s...

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Blast on a train in Quetta – Atleast six injured

Blast on a train in Quetta – Atleast six injured

QUETTA: At least six people were wounded on Friday when a bomb went off along railway tracks in Quetta, halting train service in the region, security and railways officials said. Bolan Express was travelling to Lahore when a blast on the main railway track damaged one of the bogies. “One train...

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