Friday, November 16, 2018

130 UK Parliamentarians ask govt to grant political asylum to Aasia Bibi

LONDON: Around 130 British Parliamentarians have urged the government to sanction political asylum to Christian woman Aasia Bibi and her family as they are not safe in their country Pakistan. Conservative MP Rehman Chishti...

16 Parliamentarians including ministers resign over Brexit issue

LONDON: Altogether 16 members of Parliament including theministers have resigned sofar on the issue of Bexit as the 585-page draft withdrawal agreement between the UK Government and the EU sets out the proposed terms...

Nation special report WASHINGTON: In a sensitive report on war-related violence issued by the Brown University’s Costs of War Project on Thursday, it is disclosed that 65,000 people in Pakistan were killed in the last...

“Deployment of ready-to-fire nuclear warheads in is a matter of concern for Indian Ocean littoral states and international community at large”; FO spokesman Dr Faisal “Amid an increase in the number of nuclear weapons in...

Imran Khan bans medical treatment of ministers abroad on govt expenses

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday has directed to ban medical treatment of federal ministers and officials abroad on the government’s expense. The prime minister issued the ordered to impose a ban on...

Govt gives clean chit to TLP, blames political activists for vandalism

ISLAMABAD: Giving a clean chit to Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) whose three-day long protest against the acquittal of Aasia Bibi had brought the country to a standstill, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi accused...

“We are not judges just for Muslims, no proof, no punishment”: CJP Saqib Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Realising the harsh reaction from relious clerics and organisation against the Supreme Court’s decision in Asia Bibi case, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar has remarked on Thursday just to pacify the hostile situation that...

“Ban radical groups”; US urges Pakistan, concerned at JuD and FIF

WASHINGTON: The United States has urged Pakistan to immediately enact legislation that formally proscribes radical religious groups. The US suggestion followed a decision announced last week for ending a ban on two radical religious organisations,...

TLP activists protest against acquittal of Asia Bibi, block roads in every city, govt decides to take them into confidence, sources say Aasia to leave Pakistan soon or may already has left the country Nation special report LAHORE:...

Bestway Group is worthy example of efforts and success for others: Dr. Alvi

ISLAMABAD: Applauding the relentless efforts and unprecedented success of the ‘Bestway Group’ and terming it as a worthy example for others to follow, President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and all Pakistanis...