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PM Imran gives emphatic answers to Trump’s vitriol against Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday tweeted his response to US President’ Trump’s recent statements about Pakistan not doing “a damn thing” for the US. “Record needs to be put straight on Mr Trump’s tirade against Pakistan,” the prime minister tweeted giving out examples. 1. No Pakistani was involved in 9/11 but Pakistan decided to participate in US War on Terror....

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PM Imran gives emphatic answers to Trump’s vitriol against Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday tweeted his response to US President’ Trump’s recent statements about Pakistan not doing “a damn thing” for the US. “Record needs to be put straight on Mr Trump’s tirade against Pakistan,” the prime minister tweeted giving out examples. 1. No Pakistani was involved in 9/11 but Pakistan decided to participate in US War on Terror....

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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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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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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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Safe And Sound With Relatives In DI Khan, Missing CDA Deputy Director’s video surfaces

Web Desk: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Ayaz Khan, who was earlier reported as ‘missing’ from Islamabad by his family members, has rejected the reports of his disappearance. Ayaz Khan issued a video statement on Friday saying he was in Dera Ismail Khan with his relatives and completely safe and sound. In a video message Ayaz Khan said, I...

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Taking U-turns according to situation is a sign of leader: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan who has been criticised over the years over his apparent U-turns on Friday said a leader who does not take U-turns according to the situation is not a real leader. During an interaction with journalists at the PM House, the premier said, [Adolf] Hitler and Napoleon [Bonaparte] suffered huge defeats and caused losses as they...

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SC expresses annoyance over absences of AGP in Faizabad Dharna case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed anger over the absence of the attorney general of Pakistan and questioned the government's seriousness as it heard a suo motu case on the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) at Faizabad Interchange in 2017. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa resumed hearing the...

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SP Tahir Khan Dawar laid to rest in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Martyred Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar was laid to rest in Peshawar on Thursday.  The funeral prayers of slain Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar were offered at Police Lines in Peshawar today (Thursday). The funeral prayers were attended by KP Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, Corps Commander Lt Gen Shaheen Mazhar, State Minister...

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Fawad Chaudhry excommunicated from parliamentary proceedings

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry was barred from attending Thursday’s Senate session after he failed to apologise as directed by the Senate chairman for inciting uproar during yesterday’s session. Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani earlier today demanded an apology from Chaudhry and warned the info minister that he would be barred from the Senate if he failed to apologise, as the...

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SP Dawar Martyrdom: Elements trying to destabilize Pakistan, exploiting issues

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shahryar Khan Afridi on Thursday spoke about Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar’s martyrdom and said “some elements are trying to destabilise Pakistan”. Addressing the Senate, the minister of state for interior narrated the events from the time SP Dawar went missing from Islamabad on October 27 to when the Afghan government confirmed his...

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Afghanistan to hand over SP Tahir Dawar’s body on Thursday, informs KP info minister

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Afghan government has confirmed the discovery of a body along with the service card of Pakistani police superintendent Tahir Khan Dawar, who went missing from Islamabad last month. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) information minister Shaukat Ali Yousafzai said that Body of Tahir Dawar is expected to be handed over to Pakistan authorities tomorrow. "KP Police delegation had...

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Nawaz records statement in Al-Azizia corruption reference

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif began recording his statement during a hearing of Al-Azizia corruption reference against him on Wednesday. Accountability court judge Muhammad Arshad Malik resumed hearing the Al-Azizia corruption reference against the former premier today. As the hearing got underway, Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik summoned Nawaz on the rostrum where he asked the former premier if it...

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Corps Commander Conference: Army to support state institution in ensuring rule of law

RAWALPINDI: On Tuesday, Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired 215th Corps Commanders' Conference at GHQ. The media wing of the military, Inter Service Public Relations in its statement said, the forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. "Progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afghan border, situation along Eastern Border including Indian ceasefire violations deliberately...

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Current government has no capabilities: CJP

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar slammed the federal government for having no capabilities, while hearing a suo motu case pertaining to illegal constructions in Bani Gala. CJP Nisar, while heading a bench resumed hearing the suo motu case against illegal constructions in the Bani Gala suburbs of the federal capital. As the hearing went...

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Money Laundering Case: Interim bail extended for Zardari, Talpur

KARACHI: On Tuesday, a banking court extended the interim bail till December 10th, for former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister, Faryal Talpur, in a money laundering case. The Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman and his sister appeared before a baking court in Karachi today in connection to a case pertaining to money laundering of billions through fictitious bank accounts....

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