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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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IMF bail out package is not, conditions are problem: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that approaching the International Monetary Fund for a bailout is not a problem but the conditions which are attached to gain the bail out are. The Prime Minister, while speaking to group of reporters said the masses are already being burdened economically and that the government doesn’t want to add to it....

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Power supply restored in parts of Karachi after major breakdown

KARACHI: Power Supply to metropolis restored after a major power breakdown hit Karachi following the national grid's transmission line tripped. Power Supply Update 2: Supply resumes in various parts of the city whereas restoration work in other areas is underway. Supply to the city from the National Grid has also been restored. (1/2) — KE (@KElectricPk) October 20, 2018 Earlier,...

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Saddened to learn about tragic incident in Amritsar: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said he was 'saddened' to learn of a train accident in India's Amritsar which claimed around 60 lives. "Saddened to learn of the tragic train accident in Amritsar, India. Condolences go to the families of the deceased," he tweeted. Saddened to learn of the tragic train accident in Amritsar India. Condolences go to...

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PM to attend investment conference in Saudi Arabia: FO

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia next week to attend the ‘Future Investment Initiative’ (FII) conference, to be held from October 23 to 25, the Foreign Office confirmed on Friday. The prime minister will arrive in Riyadh on October 23 on the special invitation of King Salman bin Abdel Aziz, to participate in the first day of...

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SC dismisses Hanif Abbasi’s petition seeking PM Imran Khan’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan  dismissed a review petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League  leader Hanif Abbasi seeking  disqualification of prime minister Imran Khan . Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar while heading a three member bench  heard the PML-N leader’s review petition against the court’s decision. The bench dismissed the petition maintaining   “no lawful...

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SC directs NAB to probe Thar Coal Power Project

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan rema directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe Thar underground coal gasification project. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, today heading a three member bench heard the suo motu case regarding Thar coal power project. Prominent scientist and chairman of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project in Thar Dr Samar...

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Pakistan may not have to knock door of IMF for a bailout: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Pakistan might not have to approach to International Monetary Fund (IMF) for loans, Newsone reported.   The premiere further said that government is also in contact with friendly countries for resolution of economic issues. Finance Minister Asad Umar on Monday had announced to approach International Monetary Fund to deal with the...

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My arrest is result of NAB-Government collusion : Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) president Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that prime minister Imran Khan is the product of rigged elections. Addressing to National Assembly session after being brought to parliament by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials, the ex-chief minister alleged about collusion between the government and anti-graft body. He further alleged that NAB is not...

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Pedophile, Rapist and Murderer of seven-year-old girl Zainab hanged 21 times

LAHORE: Imran Ali, who raped and murdered seven-year-old girl Zainab Ansari in Kasur, finally hanged 21 times today (Wednesday). The Lahore High Court on Tuesday rejected a plea seeking public hanging of convict Imran, who is set to be executed on October 17, for the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab. https://www.newsone.tv/pakistan-news/kasur-potest-imran-khan-slams-punjabs-police-announced-join-pat-protest-punjabs-govt A two-member bench of the LHC, comprising Justice Syed...

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Ashiana Housing Case: Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days

LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a 14-day extension in the physical remand of former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif in the Ashiana Housing Scheme case after an initial period of 10 day physical remand ended. The court had earlier reserved its decision on NAB's request for a 14-day extension in the PML-N president's...

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Land grabber Mansha Bomb arrested from SC premises

ISLAMABAD: Alleged land grabber and Absconder Mansha Bomb arrested from the premises of Supreme Court as he appeared before apex court on Monday and surrendered himself, Newsone reported. The alleged land grabber reached the Supreme Court premises today and demanded to meet the chief justice. While talking to media, Mansha claimed that he has not grabbed any land illegally, adding...

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Treason case: Court forms judicial commission to record Musharraf’s statement

ISLAMABAD: Judicial commission has been formed by special court to record Musharraf's statement after former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf declined to record his statement via video link in high treason case. As the proceedings went underway, Musharraf’s counsel informed the court that his client is not a cowardly man, adding that the former president will appear in person to...

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PMLN leads in NA By elections followed by ruling PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leads the by elections by 5 seats in National Assembly by elections. The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leading in 4 NA seats followed by Muttahida Majlis -e-Amal (MMA) and Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-e-Azam) by one, one seat each. According to the unconfirmed results, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique thrashed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  candidate...

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By-Elections: Voting time over, count begins

The allotted time to cast votes in by-elections, which were held today (Sunday) all across Pakistan has ended. Following the end of scheduled time to cast votes issued by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the counting has started. According to the code of conduct issued by ECP, those voters waiting for their turn to cast votes within the premises of...

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Voting for By-Polls underway across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: By-elections for 35 general seats which  were left vacated by winning candidates are being held today(Sunday), countrywide. The polling started at 8:00 AM. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan 9.9 million ballot papers have been dispatched to the polling stations under tight security of army personnel. Prime Minister Imran Khan vacated four seats, especially National Assembly's constituency 131(Lahore)...

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Pak Army stands with institutions not individuals: DG ISPR

LONDON: The Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan Army has no role in the process of accountability and drive against corruption. The DG ISPR spoke with reporters at the Pakistani High Commission on Saturday. “We have our hands full on the eastern and western border; the army is having to maintain the...

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