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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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Pak armed forces made country’s defence impregnable: President

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday said the Armed Forces of Pakistan with their professional capabilities and devotion are defending the country on all fronts and have made the country’s defence formidable. The President was addressing at an award giving ceremony and the ‘Bara Khana’ (grand luncheon) of the armed forces arranged here in connection with the Pakistan Day Parade. A...

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China ready to take CPEC forward with Pakistan

BEIJING: A Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson on Friday said Beijing is ready to work with Islamabad to move forward the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to benefit the people of the two countries. “The CPEC is a new cooperation framework set up by China and Pakistan to pursue long-term development. It is also an important project of the Belt...

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Chaudhry Nisar tells new FC recruits they have to bring peace to Balochistan

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addressed a Frontier Corps (FC) passing-out parade at Loralai on Saturday, instructing the new recruits that they would be responsible for bringing peace to Balochistan. Speaking at the ceremony, the interior minister said: "You have to bring peace to Balochistan. This is your national duty and your debt to this land." "There are some...

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Blaze at warehouse in Karachi Naval Dockyard doused

KARACHI: A third category blaze that broke out at a warehouse in Karachi Naval Dockyard here on Saturday has been extinguished. According to details, the fire was doused by 15 fire tenders of Navy, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Karachi metropolitan Corporation (KMC) after the struggle of two hours. However, the reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained....

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Shahid Afridi parts ways with Peshawar Zalmi

DUBAI: After two successful seasons with PSL franchise Peshawar Zalmi, the flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced to part his ways with the team, indicating that he would join a new team ahead of the next season of PSL. Afridi tweeted on late Friday night that he is leaving PSL team Peshawar Zalmi due to personal reasons. However, he did...

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Aizaz Chaudhry says dialogues, political stability only solution to Afghan issue

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s new Ambassador to United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has stated that Operation Raddul Fasaad was initiated to eliminate the remnants of terrorists. Speaking to US journalists here, Aizaz Chaudhry said, “Military operation Zarb-e-Azb has yielded positive results. Raddul Fasaad is launched to eliminate the remnants of terrorists.” Over Pak-India relations, Aizaz Chaudhry said Pakistan wanted good relations with...

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Donald Trump disappointed on conservatives

President Donald Trump said on Friday that he was disappointed that a conservative faction in the House of Representatives blocked his healthcare legislation and said "we learned a lot about loyalty" from the effort. Speaking in the Oval Office after a stunning political setback, Trump said the healthcare effort was a victim of stalwart Democratic opposition and any future healthcare...

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Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison – Observatory

At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Saturday. Idlib is one of the most important strongholds of rebels, including jihadist factions, who seek to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, whose air force,...

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COAS thanks people for video messages on Pakistan Day

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has thanked all the participants for their video messages on Pakistani Day, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor on Friday. The ISPR DG tweeted the army chief’s message for the nation in which he said army chief also thanked Pakistani media for making “Hub...

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Distortion of religious beliefs intolerable: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday said distortion of religious beliefs and sacrilege of holy personalities of any religion was intolerable. Chairing a meeting of the ambassadors of the Islamic countries, he said no law permits showing disrespect or distortion of any religion, a press release said. The meeting was convened by the interior minister on one point...

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I didn’t empower Haqqani to issue visas: Gilani

MULTAN: Former Prime Minister (PM) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani on Friday expressed that he had not empowered the former envoy to US Hussain Haqqani to issue visas. Gilani let it be known at a press conference in Multan and professed that giving authority to an ambassador doesn’t mean that he should by pass...

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Ex- CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry wanted to become president, claims Zardari

MULTAN: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari on Friday revealed that the former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry wanted to become president and was a political judge. Former president expressed this while talking to media alongside the former Prime Minister (PM) Yousaf Raza Gillani and former Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi. At the occasion,...

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Five die as car plunges into river Panjkora

DIR BALA: At least five people died after a car skidded off from an uneven road and into River Panjkora in the wee hours of Friday, police said. The bodies of the deceased were recovered from the site of the incident while search parties continued to look for the remaining bodies. Such accidents are very common in the country and...

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IHC decides to continue hearing Tayyaba torture case

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday has decided to contiue hearing Tayyaba torture case and dismissed civil society’s plea seeking transfer of case at native province’s local court. According to details, Justice Amir Farooq said that the issue pertaining to torture on a 10-year-old maid by owners additional judge Raja Khurram and his wife Maheen would not be sent...

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Top functionaries award 132 for distinguished services

President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday conferred civil awards on 109 Pakistanis to commemorate their distinguished services in different spheres of life. The awards were approved on August 14, 2016, while an additional 23 were approved after the Independence Day, according to the Press Information Department (PID). Prominent among those honoured were Mustansar Hussain Tarar in the field of literature, Ghazi...

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Pakistan win more medals in Special Olympics World Winter Games

Pakistan continued their great progress in the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 after grabbing two more medals on Thursday. In the women’s snowshoeing event, the team consists of Fatima Amir, Farha Ahsan, Ramsha Naeem and Sabahat Tariq managed to grab gold for the country in 4×100 meter relay by completing the distance in one minute and 54.20 seconds. Pakistan’s...

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