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Naqeebullah murder: Rao Anwar sent to jail on judicial remand till May 2

KARACHI: The anti-terrorism court on Saturday sent suspended SSP Rao Anwar to jail till May 2 in the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case, NewsOne reported. Anwar was produced before the ATC in Karachi after his month-long physical remand expired. Strict security arrangements were made additional contingent was deployed outside the court. The family of the victim and members of jirga have were...

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Zardari, Imran are two sides of the same coin, says Nawaz Sharif in Sangla Hill

Sangla Hill: The ousted prime minister and Quaid of Pakistan Muslim League-N(PML-N) Nawaz Sharif on Sunday has said that both Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari were two sides of the same coin and that neither of the two had the capability to solve masses problems. Addressing PML-N's Public rally in Sangla hill he said that PML-N has completed all...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree Taliban should utilise new, timely peace offer

KABUL: Pakistan and Afghanistan top officials on Sunday have agreed that Taliban should utilise the timely and new peace offer made by Kabul. Janjua was visiting Kabul on a one-day trip on the invitation of his Afghan counterpart, Haneef Atmar. Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah shared details of his meeting with Pakistan's National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt Gen (retd) Janjua in his...

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Pakistan doing less to squeeze Taliban: US Official

WASHINGTON: Pakistan is doing the "bare minimum" to squeeze the Taliban and terror groups, a senior US administration official said Friday, despite Washington’s threat to freeze two billion dollars’ worth of aid. The official´s comments come as Pakistan is trying to avoid being put on a global watch list. "The Pakistanis have wanted to appear responsive" the official said on...

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US Vice President Mike Pence calls upon PM Abbasi in Washington

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met United States Vice President Mike pence, NewsOne reported. According to the Pakistan embassy in Washington the vice President of US Mike Pence called upon the PM Abbasi, who is on a private visit to US. Both the leaders discussed to continue 'engagement' and try to remove trust deficit that is a key feature...

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Shinwari stars as Karachi qualify for playoffs, spoil Multan Sultans’ chance

SHARJAH: Karachi Kings thrashed Islamabad United by seven wickets spoiling Multan Sultans' chances to qualify for playoffs. Batting first Islamabad United have set 125-run target for Karachi Kings in the must win-encounter of the Pakistan Super League third edition (PSL 3) played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday. Karachi Kings thrashes Islamabad United to win this last match of #HBLPSL...

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PTI, PPP always wait for ‘umpire decision’ to hold the reigns of Power: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister of Pakistan is not letting go any chance where he does not show his anger, disapproval  for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan People's Party. This time around the same narrative that he has been building from recent Monday, where PML(N) surprisingly faced defeat in Senate polls, as PTI, PPP fielded candidate Sadiq Sanjrani secured his seat...

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Avenfield Reference: Wajid Zia presents ‘Qatari letter’, claims to be verified by SC’s registrar

ISLAMABAD: Star witness Wajid Zia has started recording statement against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain(R) Safdar pertaining to Avenfield corruption reference filed by NAB on the orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan. In the last hearing, Zia counsel requested Accountability Court to make the entire Joint Investigation Team report a part of proceeding, whereas Maryam's counsel...

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Security official crushed to death in Imran Khan’s motorcade

Multan: The motorcade of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's (PTI) chairman Imran Khan hit and killed a security official on Thursday who was deployed at PTI rally in Multan, NewsOne reported. The deceased constable Mumtaz was the gunman of Deputy Superintendent of Police Saddar, said police. According to details the incident happened at Latifabad area of Multan. Inspector General Punjab (IGP) police has...

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Sadiq Sanjrani too young to for senate chairmanship, age challenged in SC

ISLAMABAD: Age of newly elected Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has been challenged in Supreme Court of Pakistan, NewsOne reported. The petitioner stated that the Senate chairman is 40 years old, as the prerequisite to become the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan is 45 years of age in the least. According to the constitution of Pakistan, Senate chairman becomes the...

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SC indicts Tallal Chaudry in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for interior affairs Tallal Chaudry has been indicted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in contempt charges, newsone presorted. However, the accused did not plead guilty and dismissed the allegations of contempt against him. A three member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan has indicted the Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) stalwart on alleged speeches he made against the...

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At least 10 martyred, several injured in Raiwind suicide blast

LAHORE: At least 10 people including five police officials have been martyred and 31 more were injured Wednesday in a Suicide explosion reported at Raiwind area of Lahore. According to NewsOne, the explosion took place close to a police checkpost, near the vehicle of a deputy superintendent of police. Injured people were shifted to THQ and Jinnah hospital Lahore. According to...

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Interim Government can’t exceed beyond constitutional jurisdiction: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif said that the interim government cannot exceed beyond the constitutional  jurisdiction which has been set by the constitution itself. He said this while talking to media before appearing in the Accountability Court pertaining to the corruption cases filed by the National Accountability Court one the orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan in...

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Next elections are referendum: Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE:  Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif said that the next elections are a referendum against the ones who don't give respect to the sanctity of vote. He said this while addressing the Central General Council of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) saying that he is standing to fight for the vote's sanctity. On Senate elections, Nawaz lambasted the entire...

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Javad Zarif calls upon COAS Bajwa, discuses regional security: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Today, foreign minister of Iran Javad Zarif who is on a visit to Pakistan, called upon the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa here in General head Quarters, newsone reported. According to the army media wing Inter Service Public Relations, both the dignitaries discussed Pak-Iran relationship, adding regional security and matters of mutual interest were also looked...

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SC dismisses petition seeking contempt against Nawaz , says to look the matter when appropriate time arrives

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has dismissed petition seeking the court to serve contempt notice to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for alleged speeches against judiciary . The petitioner also prayed the apex court to notify Railway Minister Saad Rafique, Captain(R) Safdar along with Nawaz in contempt case, for delivering speeches against judiciary. However, Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar...

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Sadiq Sanjrani is the new Chairman Senate, Saleem Mandviwala new deputy chairman

Senate Chairman has been chosen, Sadiq Sanjrani of Balochistan is the new Chairman Senate of Pakistan. Sadiq Sanjrani secured 57 votes while his opponent Raja Zafar Ul Haq could garner 46 votes out of a total 103 votes that were cast. Sanjrani took the oath as new chairman senate after cheers and slogans in his favor and the cheers and...

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