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PTI Govt presents first ‘tough’ budget, Rs1152bn for defence

Nation special report ISLAMABAD: PTI-led government on Tuesday presented its first annual budget with a record outlay of Rs7,036 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, which is 30 percent higher than the...

‘King of political reconciliation’ Asif Zardari handed over to NAB on physical remand

ISLAMABAD: A political drama has unfolded in Islamabad on Monday as security agencies have arrested former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari from his house in Islamabad. A big team from the National Accountability...

Imran Khan, Prince Mohammad discuss plans to further strengthen ties

MAKKAH: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) 14th annual summit in Makkah, the Saudi...

Musharraf seriously ill under treatment in hospital

DUBAI: A close friend and aide of Pakistan’s former military ruler, General (r) Pervez Musharraf, Dr Muhammad Amjad and Ifzal Siddiqui (President, APML, UK) have said that the retired military leader was ill and being treated...

Shahbaz Sharif refutes media reports on plea bargain, says never met NAB...

By M. Sarwar LONDON: Pakistan’s opposition leader and Head of Pakistan Muslim League (N), Mian Shahbaz Sharif has categorically refuted media reports on offering any sort of plea bargains to NAB to...

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Indian Premier

NEW DELHI: Capping a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, along with his Councils of Minister, on Thursday took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the...

Pakistan appoints new envoys in 18 countries, Moin to be HC in New...

ISLAMABAD: As expected recently,in a bid to push the diplomatic discourse, Pakistan made massive changes on Monday appointing ambassadors and diplomats to 18 stations, including India, China, Japan, Belgium, Malaysia, etc.

Pakistan to deploy another division for CPEC security, Chinese envoy discusses issue with Gen...

ISLAMABAD: Amidst apprehensions about possible ‘subversive’ activities to damage the CPEC project, Pakistan Army has decided to take new measures to protect the ‘game changer’ plan. Taking new steps of protection, Pakistan has...

Nafees Zakaria – a commendable diplomat

By Cllr Dr James Shera, SP, MBE High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria assumed the charge of his office on 21st...

IMF deal will have far reaching, dire consequences: Siraj-ul-Haq

ISLAMABAD:  Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator SirajulHaq, has said that the financial agreements of the country were being finalized through non- elected people and added that the IMF deal could have far reaching and...