Bilawal discusses anti-govt APC agenda with JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman

LAHORE: The leaders of main opposition parties are having back to back meetings in order to decide the strategy to launch an anti-government movement after Eid ul Adha and finalise the agenda for the upcoming All Parties Conference (APC). PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari first met JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman at a hotel today and later went to meet PML-N President...

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Deadlock in govt-opposition talks over NAB, FATF bills persists

LAHORE: Leaders of the Opposition parties, including the PPP and PML-N, on Tuesday walked out of the talks over various draft legislation, including those on the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying the PTI-led government was not speaking in "good faith". Addressing a press conference alongside PPP leader Sherry Rehman, PML-N's Shahid Khaqan Abbasi confirmed...

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‘People of Karachi will not be left at the mercy of Sindh govt,’ says Faraz in aftermath of rains

Information minister Shibli Faraz on Tuesday made a solemn pledge to the citizens of Karachi that they will "not be left at the mercy of the Sindh government" as the city grapples with the aftermath of heavy rain showers which began on Sunday. The information minister, while addressing the media in Islamabad, said that Karachi's dilapidated drainage system came to...

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6PM Headline | 28th-July-2020

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Malaysia’s Najib found guilty of corruption in first 1MDB trial

Malaysia’s former leader Najib Razak was found guilty of corruption on Tuesday in the first trial linked to a multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) that stretched to the Gulf states and Hollywood. The case was widely seen as a test of Malaysia’s resolve to stamp out corruption and could have big political implications for the Southeast Asian...

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World Hepatitis Day 2020: Early detection is key to treatment of this silent disease

Nearly 1.3 million deaths occur annually due to viral hepatitis worldwide, with 300 million people living with the disease, unaware of their infection status. In 2016, WHO launched the campaign “Eliminate Hepatitis by 2030”. In 2020, on World Hepatitis Day(July 28), the theme is “Find the Missing Millions”. Screening and early detection are the only ways to tackle this silent...

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Javeria Saud to take legal action against Salma Zafar for ‘baseless allegations’

Javeria Saud has said that she will be taking legal action against Salma Zafar for her ‘baseless allegations and derogatory remarks against the Saud family’. “JJS Productions have exercised their legal rights and their lawyer initiated legal actions against Ms. Salma Zafar for her baseless allegations and derogatory remarks against the Saud family,” reads the post on Javeria’s Instagram. JJS...

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Five CTD officials martyred in exchange of fire during raid in Chilas

CHILAS: Five policemen belonging to the Gilgit Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) were martyred in an exchange of fire during a midnight raid in Diamer’s Chilas district on Tuesday. According to officials, five policemen including an inspector were martyred during the raid while an equal number of CTD officials were wounded in the exchange of fire. Two others were also killed in...

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PTA deems PUBG ‘wastage of time’ in detailed order

The state-run Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has refused to unblock the online game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), insisting that the game is “highly addictive” and a “wastage of time". After holding a consultative meeting with citizens, government officials and the company, Proxima Beta Ptv. Ltd, the authority released a detailed order on July 23. In the order, the PTA ruled that...

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PM Khan announces August 9 as Tiger Force Day

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that August 9 will be celebrated as the Tiger Force Day, announcing a massive plantation drive across the country to combat adverse effects of climate change. In a broadcast message today, the prime minister said that he will personally become a part of the plantation drive. “We will have to plant 10 billion...

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3PM Headline | 28th-July-2020

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