Pakistan

Navjot Sidhu meets PM Imran Khan, gifts him a shawl

ISLAMABAD: After the long wait of over a day, former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, along with other former Pakistani cricketers, finally met Prime Minister Imran Khan after the oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. Sidhu shook hands and hugged the newly-elected PM of Pakistan before gifting him a shawl. Several other friends of Khan from the cricketing world also joined the...

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Navjot Sidhu meets PM Imran Khan, gifts him a shawl

ISLAMABAD: After the long wait of over a day, former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, along with other former Pakistani cricketers, finally met Prime Minister Imran Khan after the oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. Sidhu shook hands and hugged the newly-elected PM of Pakistan before gifting him a shawl. Several other friends of Khan from the cricketing world also joined the...

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Army rebuts on Afghan claim of facilitating Ghazni collapse

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, amid a renewed war of words between Pakistan and Afghanistan, army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa  rejected allegations that Ghazni attack was supported by elements from Pakistan and asked Kabul to look inwards for the causes. “COAS reiterates that there is no support to any terrorist activity inside Afghanistan from Pakistan side,” the ISPR said in a statement,...

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PM Imran endorses Usman Buzdar CM Punjab’s nomination decision, terms latter an ‘honest’ man

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday prime minister Imran Khan has endorsed his decision over nominating Usman Buzadar as the chief minister of Punjab. After a social media fury as per the reports, that the nominated CM Punjab resolved his murder case by paying blood money, the PTI chief asserted that it has taken 2 weeks time after 'due diligence' of assessment to...

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Murad Ali Shah sworn in as CM Sindh

KARACHI: On Saturday, chief minister Sindh elect Murad Ali Shah sworn in for his post. Speaker sindh Assembly Siraj Durrani, who is also the acting governor Sindh administered the oath. Mr Shah who has been elected as the chief minister of Sindh for a second term on Thursday by the Sindh Assembly. He secured 97 votes out of 158 votes,...

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IHC: Asif Zardari’s protective bail petition accepted

Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) approved the petition of former President Asif Ali Zardari for protective bail against the warrant issued in money laundering case due to a recent crackdown on corruption. IHC Judge Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb approved Zardari's plea for protective bail in a chamber session at IHC, Asif Zardari appeared before the court along with his daughter...

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20 members federal cabinet announced, headed by PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Federal cabinet headed by prime minister Imran Khan has been shared by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry. The portfolios and names of ministers are : Name of ministers and portfolios pic.twitter.com/txlLJ2UZZP — Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 18, 2018 The cabinet's members are Farogh Naseem (Law and Justice), Tariq Bashir Cheema (Safron), Noor -ul Haq Qadri ( Religious Ministry...

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Nominated Punjab’s CM Usman Buzdar resolved his murder case by paying blood money: Police

LAHORE: According to Newsone, nominated Punjab's chief minister Usman Buzdar resolved his murder case by giving blood money to settle the dispute. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman and prime minister Imran Khan announced the nomination of Sardar Usman Buzdar as the CM Punjab, a day earlier. The premier also claimed that the nominated CM Punab hails from a backward district in Punjab,...

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Not happy, rather concerned over huge responsibility on PM Imran: Bushra Maneka

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, first Lady Bushra Maneka  said that Allah has given a huge responsibility to prime minister Imran Khan, her husband. Talking to media, Maneka said that she is not happy rather she is afraid as this is not a small task to run a country. “I am sure Imran Khan will fulfill his promises to Pakistan,” she said, adding that...

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Tareen says his mission completed as Imran becomes PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) veteran leader Jahangir Tareen said on Saturday that his mission was complete and he would not be playing any role in the matters of governance. “I had a mission and Allah made us all successful. After this I will have no role,” Tareen said prior to Imran Khan’s oath-taking as prime minister. “The government has been...

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Twitter floods with mixed-emotive messages for Imran Khan

WEB DESK: Where prominent figures and personalities are sending their wishes to newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan via Twitter, Common Twitter users couldn't contain their excitement and jumped on the bandwagon to extend their warm wishes and felicitations to Mr. Khan.   22 years of endless struggles all for the sake of an educated, peaceful, blissful, healthy, happy, successful, &...

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PTI nominates Dr. Arif Alvi for President candidature

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Saturday has nominated Dr. Arif Alvi for the presidency slot of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. PTI's spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry announced the party's decison from his twitter account PTI has nominated Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan #PTI — Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 18, 2018 Dr. Arif Alvi, who is...

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Man martyred by ‘Indian unprovoked firing’: ISPR

According to the Inter Service Public Relations ( ISPR), on Saturday,  a 65-year-old man was killed when Indian troops initiated  "unprovoked" firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Danna sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The ISPR statement further informed that Zulfiqar, a resident of Mouji village, died after Indian border force targeted civilian population in Danna sector...

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Jam Kamal Khan, new Chief Minister Balochistan

QUETTA: Jam Kamal Khan was elected Balochistan chief minister on Saturday, today. Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) President Jam Kamal Khan was elected Balochistan chief minister, Kamal is the third person from his family to be elected Balochistan chief minister. Kamal defeated Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal’s Mir Yunas Aziz Zehri after securing 39 votes. The MMA and BNP Mengal received 20 votes. Newly-elected Speaker Balochistan Assembly,...

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CJP takes notice of MPA Imran Ali Shah’s road rage incident

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took notice of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Imran Ali Shah's physical assault of a citizen in Karachi earlier this week. Pakistan Tehreek E Insaaf Member of Provincial Assembly Sindh, Syed Imran Ali Shah, Son of the late Muhammad Ali Shah one of Pakistan’s most revered Orthopedic surgeons and member of...

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Murad Ali Shah to swear in as CM Sindh today

KARACHI: Pakistan peoples Party's (PPP) Syed Murad Ali Shah will take oath as a chief executive of province at a swearing-in ceremony at the Governor House today. Acting Governor Agha Siraj Khan Durrani will administer the oath to Mr Shah who has been elected as the chief minister of Sindh for a second term on Thursday by the Sindh Assembly. He...

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Imran Khan sworn in as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has sworn in as 22nd prime minister of the country at a ceremony held at the President House, Today. [caption id="attachment_390518" align="alignright" width="218"] Imran Khan posing for a picture clad in black sherwani ahead of Oath-taking ceremony. Photo: PTI social media [/caption] President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Mr. Khan at...

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