Pakistan

PM forwards request for regularisation of Bani Gala

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday forwarded a request to regularize  his illegal Bani Gala property in Islamabad. According to sources, the prime minister submitted papers to Capital Development Authority (CDA) pertaining to his 250 kanal residence and an adjoining property in the Bani Gala suburbs of the federal capital. “The premier submitted ownership papers, maps and other related...

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PM forwards request for regularisation of Bani Gala

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday forwarded a request to regularize  his illegal Bani Gala property in Islamabad. According to sources, the prime minister submitted papers to Capital Development Authority (CDA) pertaining to his 250 kanal residence and an adjoining property in the Bani Gala suburbs of the federal capital. “The premier submitted ownership papers, maps and other related...

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Katas Raj Case: SC orders cement company to donate Rs100m to dam fund

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Monday wrapped up a case pertaining to the depleted Katas Raj pond in Chakwal and ordered a cement company to donate Rs100 million to the dam fund. A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry heard the case pertaining to the depleted Katas Raj...

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DG ISPR informs journalists of Indian ceasefire violations at LoC at meetup

RAWALPINDI: A delegation of journalists from Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and Hazara Division visited the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and interacted with Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor, a statement from the military’s media wing said on Monday. The journalists shared their feedback on the security situation and development work undertaken by Pakistan Army. DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor...

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Trump’s statement a harsh reminder against appeasement policy: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari responded to US President Donald Trump’s recent statement that Pakistan does not do “a damn thing” for the US. In a tweet, Mazari said Trump's statement should be a lesson for those Pakistani leaders who kept appeasing the US especially after September 11. Mazari went on to give examples of the appeasement such as the loss...

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SC orders Al-Azizia reference to be completed within three weeks

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed an accountability court hearing the remaining two corruption references against the Sharif family to conclude the Al-Azizia case within three weeks. The deadline to conclude the Al-Azizia reference ended on November 17. On November 16, Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik had written a letter to the Supreme Court to seek another extension in...

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Model Town Case: SC constitutes larger bench for JIT formation upon TuQ’s request

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Monday constituted a larger bench for the formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the Model Town case. A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a petition at the Supreme Court's Lahore Registry seeking the formation of a new JIT to probe the case ....

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Pakistan doesn’t do a damn thing, hid Osama knowingly, says Trump

US President Donald Trump has once again defended his administration's decision to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country doesn't do "a damn thing for us". Speaking to Fox News' Chris Wallace on Sunday, Trump alleged that Pakistan does “not do a damn thing” for the United States and accused Islamabad of helping Osama bin...

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Three FC soldiers martyred in Marwat: Officials

Quetta:  Pakistan: Three paramilitary soldiers have been martyred in a bomb blast in Pakistan´s troubled southwest, officials said. The incident happened in Margat area on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province. "An improvised explosive device planted along the road went off as a vehicle of Frontier Corps (FC) passed by, killing three soldiers and wounding four others,"...

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PM Imran took 100 U-Turns before completion of 100 days: Bilawal Bhutto

GILGIT :  On Sunday, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari  warned Prime Minister Imran Khan-led federal government that PPP would ‘halt’ the path of ‘annihilation’. Addressing the public gathering  at Gilgit, the PPP chairman further said that “The government which came to power through stealing votes is displaying sheer stubbornness. A dark era has been enforced on masses”,...

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Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away

LAHORE: On Sunday morning, Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passed away after prolonged illness. He had been under treatment at a private hospital in Lahore. His funeral prayers will be offered after Maghrib prayers at Tableeghi Markaz, Raiwind.

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PM Imran Khan visits Abu Dhabi

ISLAMABAD: On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Abu Dhabi on a day-long visit to the United Arab Emirates on the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan. The premier is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Minister of Energy and Power Omar...

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SC orders reinstatement of Karachi Circular Railways

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday ordered authorities to take steps to immediately revive the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project and clear all encroachments on Railways land in the metropolis. A meeting was headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed at the apex court's Karachi registry. The divisional superintendent informed the meeting that there were encroachments on several plots of...

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Govt sends reference to NAB over alleged misuse of planes by Shehbaz, Maryam

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, the government has decided to send cases of financial misuse by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Addressing a press conference, Advisor to Prime Minister Shehzad Akbar and Special Assistant to PM Iftikhar Durrani shared details of the alleged misuse of government resources by Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz, brother and...

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Karachi’s situation will be improved further: COAS

KARACHI: On Saturday, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Sindh, where he was briefed about the security situation in the province. The army chief was given a detailed briefing by DG Rangers Sindh on the law and order situation in Karachi, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), The army chief lauded efforts of...

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SC orders Anwar Majeed, son and Hussain Lawai be shifted to Islamabad

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered that Omni Group chairperson Anwar Majeed, his son Abdul Ghani Majeed and former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai who are under arrest under the pretext of alleged money laundering be shifted to Islamabad. A bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a case against fake bank accounts...

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Cant comment over nature, target of Quaidabad blast: CM Sindh

KARACHI: On Saturday, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said he cannot comment over the nature or target of the Quaidabad blast, which claimed two lives and injured 12 others a day earlier, till investigation is complete. At least two persons were killed and 12 injured Friday as a powerful explosion hit the Quaidabad area of Karachi. The blast reportedly...

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