Friday, December 15, 2017

Sharjeel Memon Lashes Out at NAB over ‘Dual Standards’

Karachi – Former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Wednesday lashed out at National Accountability Bureau and accused it of adopting dual standards...

Pir Kaleem Khurshid Elected SCBA President

Islamabad— Pir Kaleem Ahmed Khurshid of Asma Jahangir-led Independent Group was elected as the president in the annual elections of the Supreme Court Bar...

Military Pose No Threat to Democracy: ISPR

Islamabad – Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Saturday said that there is no threat to democracy from the...

AC Issues Perpetual Arrest Warrants for Hassan, Hussain

Islamabad-- Declaring Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz as proclaimed offenders, an accountability court (AC) here on Monday issued perpetual arrest warrants for former prime...

Only State Has Authority to Declare Jihad: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad – Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that only the state has the authority to declare jihad in an Islamic country and no individual enjoys...

20 Killed in Suicide Blast at Jhal Magsi Shrine

Quetta – At least 20 people, including two policemen, were killed and 40 others injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in Jhal...

LHC Grants Bail to ex-Police Officers Convicted in Benazir Murder Case

Rawalpindi – The Rawalpindi Bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday approved bail pleas of the two ex-cops convicted in Benazir Bhutto murder...

Hafiz Saeed Slaps Rs 100m Defamation Notice on Khawaja Asif

Lahore – Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Saturday sent a Rs 100 million defamation notice to Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif for...

Zardari Vows to Foil Bid to Change Opposition Leader

Islamabad -- Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Friday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s (MQM-P) bid to replace the...

Five Terrorists Killed in Karachi Shootout

Karachi – At least five terrorists were killed in an encounter with police on Thursday, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar said. According to...

Accountability Court Indicts Ishaq Dar in Corruption Case

Islamabad -- An accountability court (AC) here Wednesday indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption reference filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and...

Iqama was Used as Excuse to Disqualify Me: Nawaz

Islamabad --- Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed that his disqualification through the Supreme Court was predetermined and Iqama was just made an...

14 Killed, Nine Injured in Kurram Agency Blast

Parachinar – At least 14 people, including four children and five women, were killed and nine others injured when an improvised explosive device (IED)...

Mustafa Khar Joins PTI

Islamabad --- Former Punjab governor Ghulam Mustafa Khar on Monday announced to have joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). The 80-year-old called on PTI chairman Imran Khan...

IED Blast Kills Four FC Personnel in Turbat

Turbat – At least five people, including four Four Frontier Corps personnel, were killed and three others injured in a roadside blast inTurbat district...

Sindh Government Extends Rangers’ Powers for 90 Days

Karachi – The Sindh government on Saturday extended the policing powers of Sindh Rangers for three months. The decision was taken during a meeting of...

Former TTP Spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan Surrenders to Pakistan Army

Rawalpindi – Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor on Monday said that Ehsanullah Ehsan, a former spokesperson of outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban...

CJP Takes Suo Moto Notice of Mashal Khan’s Murder

Mardan – Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday took suo moto notice of the killing of Mashal Khan by fellow students...

PM Nawaz Announces Rs 1billion Package for Jacobabad

Jacobabad –Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced a package of Rs1 billion for different mega development projects in Jacobabad district. Addressing a huge public...

University Student Killed by Mob in Mardan over Alleged Blasphemy

Mardan – A student was gunned dead by a furious mob in Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan on Thursday for allegedly sharing blasphemous...

Court Orders to Put Names of Sattar, Amir, Siddiqui on ECL

Islamabad – The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here on Monday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Muttahida Movement (MQM) London Chief Altaf Hussain in provocative speeches...

Raheel Sharif Appointed Chief of Islamic Military Alliance

Islamabad – Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has confirmed former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General (retd) Raheel Sharif’s appointment as the chief of...