Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Caretaker set-up in Pakistan finalised

Caretaker set-up in Pakistan finalised, rumours wrong, election on time: ECP Justice Nasir to act as 7th caretaker PM ISLAMABAD: Meeting the constitutional requirement, the PML-N civilian government came to an end at midnight on Thursday/Friday...

Pakistan flayed in UK parliament over Ahmedis, other minorities issues

Nation special report LONDON: Taking stocks the overall situation of Ahmediya community and other minorities in Pakistan, the British Parliamentarians have urged Islamabad Government to take extra arrangements to care these communities and their genuine...

Saudi Arabia negates Iranian and Russian gossip, releases latest pictures of Prince Mohammad

RIYADH:The SaudiArabianRoyal family has released a photograph of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman amid conflicting claims by Iranian and Russian media (God forbid) about assassination. Prince Mohammad had not been seen since April 21 when...

Sajid Javid pledges more funding for police to meet their challenges

LONDON: Home secretary Sajid Javid has promised to ensure police officers have the resources they need to meet their challenges. He pledged in his first speech to the Police Federation to provide the "tools and...

Election on July 27, schedule this week, Hussain or Ishtiaq to be caretaker PM?

ISLAMABAD: To meeting the constitutional requirement, election schedule has to be announced latest by this week and according to informed sources, the programme would be announced any day of this week. Similarly, the name...

Who got what? Aslam Beg and Durrani expose bribed politicians

Nation special report ISLAMABAD: It is now set that the political parties Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retd) Mirza Aslam Beg and ex-Director General Inter Services Intelligence Asad Durrani Wednesday separately appeared before the...

Modi named 9th and Gen Bajwa 68th Forbes ‘most powerful’ person in the world

Nation special report LONDON: India’s Prime Minister Narindera Modi and Pakistan Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa have been named among 'The World's Most Powerful People' by Forbes magazine in its annual ranking...

CIA concerned over contacts between extremists and Pak nuclear scientists

WASHINGTON: Despite Pakistan’s categorical assurance on safety of its nuclear arms, the CIA continues to be very concerned about the potential connection between extremist groups and Pakistani nuclear scientists and is very closely monitoring...

“I am fighting against invisible forces and aliens”; says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continued histirade against the ‘invisible forces’onThursday, alleging that democracy and the press in the country is being “strangled by invisible forces”. Addressing the media outside the accountability court...

Pak diaspora to remember Syed Ibne Abbas

He completes his tenure after accomplishing huge task of boosting country’s soft image and Kashmir issue. Sahibzada Ahmed Khan appointed as new envoy to UK By M. Sarwar Pakistani and Kashmiri diaspora in the UK will...