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Won’t change decision related to party’s ticket: Imran addresses disgruntled workers

ISLAMABAD: On Monday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran khan said that he will not alter his decision related to the issuance of party's election ticket to candidates. While addressing the disgruntled members of PTI's, who were protesting outside his residence in Bani Gala, Imran said that the decision for awarding tickets has been done by the parliamentary members on the basis...

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Won’t change decision related to party’s ticket: Imran addresses disgruntled workers

ISLAMABAD: On Monday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran khan said that he will not alter his decision related to the issuance of party's election ticket to candidates. While addressing the disgruntled members of PTI's, who were protesting outside his residence in Bani Gala, Imran said that the decision for awarding tickets has been done by the parliamentary members on the basis...

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Nawaz delays his return to Pakistan owing to ‘critical’ condition of Kulsoom Nawaz

LONDON: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son Hasan Nawaz, all of whom are currently in London to be with and look after her Begum Kulsoom, delayed their return early Sunday to Pakistan for the time being. According to the advice of his wife's doctor, Nawaz, alongside his daughter, had postponed their return to the country, having...

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ECP summons Imran, Shahid Khaqan and Gulalai on same day for scrutiny

Election Commission of Pakistan will conduct the scrutiny process of 63 candidates who submitted nomination papers for NA-53 on Monday, newsone reported. The election body has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Aisha Gulalai, who had been affiliated with the PTI in the past, on the same day for scrutiny process. The...

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Eid Mubarak: Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated all across Country

ISLAMABAD: Eidul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated today in the country including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan with great religious fervor and festivity. Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration” while Fitr means “to break the fast”. It falls on the first day of Shawwal Al-Mukarram, following a month of fasting. Eid is celebrated...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in different parts of world

On Friday, people in different parts of the world celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr after the Shawwal moon was sighted a day earlier. The day in holy cities of Saudi Arabia, Makkah and Madina, started with Eid namaz being offered at the Grand Mosque and Masjid-e-Nabwi, where a large number of people were present in the congregations. Other than Saudi Arabia, Eid was...

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Kulsoom Nawaz on ventilator after ‘cardiac arrest’

LONDON: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital late Thursday after her condition deteriorated further, her family said on social media. Maryam Nawaz, her daughter, and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, both confirmed the development on Twitter, with the former making an...

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A little sprinkle of raindrops freshens up Karachi

KARACHI: Residents of various areas of the city experienced light drizzle early Friday morning, a few hours after the last sehri of the holy month of Ramazan, NewsOne reported. The weather turned pleasant and multiple areas of the metropolis, including I.I. Chundrigar Road, Nazimabad, University Road, Mosamiyat, and Gulistan-e-Johar, welcomed the light drizzle. The Shawwal moon was not sighted on Thursday, hence...

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Shawwal moon not sighted, Pakistan to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday

KARACHI: The Shawwal moon was not sighted on Thursday, hence Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across the country on June 16, Saturday, NewsOne reported. Chairman of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced the decision following a meeting in Karachi, saying the committee did not receive any evidence of moon sighting. Earlier in a day, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted...

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Army called upon to safeguard polling stations yet again

ISLAMABAD: Army personnel would be deployed both inside and outside polling stations to ensure security during General Election. This was decided at a meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday with Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan in the chair, which reviewed security arrangements for elections. It was also decided that foolproof security would be provided during the printing of...

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SC bars Musharraf from contesting elections after he refuses to return Pakistan

LAHORE: On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has barred erstwhile President General(R) Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections, owing to his non-appearance before the court. Furthermore,  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar today inquired about the possible return of former military dictator General(R) Pervez Musharraf. The Chief Justice remarked while addressing the attorney general that find out will ex-President...

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CJP Saqib Nisar inquires about the return of Musharraf

LAHORE: On Thursday,  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar today inquired about the possible return of former military dictator General(R) Pervez Musharraf. The Chief Justice remarked while addressing the attorney general that find out will ex-President Musharraf appear before the court today. According to sources, Musharraf might not return from Dubai today owing to the suspension of his CNIC...

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LHC Chief Justice to head special bench hearing Musharraf’s treason case

LAHORE: A new special bench has been constituted today to hear a treason case against former military dictator General(R) Pervez Musharraf; this time being headed by Lahore High Court Chief Justice Yawar Ali. According to Newsone the Sindh High Court judge Justice Nazr Akbar has also been included in the special bench. Last time, Justice Yahya Afridi excused himself from...

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Former CJP challenges Imran Khan’s nomination paper on Sita White issue

ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has challenged the nomination paper of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan before the returning officer, seeking to dismiss latter's nomination paper on alleged mis declaration of his children. Iftikhar Muhammad Chauhdry, while submitting a 400 page petition contended that Imran Khan has a love child by the name of Tyrian White ....

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SC orders Musharraf to return Pakistan by tomorrow 2pm if he’s a ‘commando’

LAHORE: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan gave orders to former President General(R) Pervez Musharraf to appear before the apex  court by tomorrow 2 PM, as already the apex court had already assured the latter that he will not be arrested. Three member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar today remarked "He [Musharraf] should come...

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COAS Bajwa meets Afghan president, discuss efforts for reconciliation in Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached back after visiting Kabul, Afghanistan, ISPR reported. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the visit, COAS had exclusive one on one meeting with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani followed by delegations level discussions. COAS also had meetings with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and Commander Resolute Support Mission(RSM) General John...

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NAB references: Accountability Court gives time to Nawaz till June 19th to arrange legal counsel

ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court has given timeline former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to arrange his counsel uptil June 19th, following the withdrawal of Khawaja Harris, as the latter excused himself to represent Sharifs in corruption case. On Monday, Nawaz's counsel argued before the court that he can not proceed in the case for 6 days as he has to prepare...

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