Friday, November 16, 2018

Nawaz Sharif denies connection with Qatari Prince’s letters

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday distanced himself from Qatari Prince Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin JaberAl-Thanin’s letters. The Sharif family had presented the letters as evidence in the Supreme Court during...

“No apology – no participation” Fawad Ch. barred from Senate session

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Thursday barred Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from attending the ongoing Senate session over his failure to tender an apology to the upper house. Over the past month, the...

Pakistan denies US offered to free Aafia for Raymond, Afridi’s release

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday denied the reports that the US offered to release Aafia Siddiqi in exchange for freeing Raymond Davis (in the past) and Shakeel Afridi. Talking to the...

FIA discloses Pakistani banks hacked in security breach

KARACHI: In a shocking revelation, the head of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cybercrime wing has said data from "almost all" Pakistani banks was stolen in a recent security breach. "According to a recent...

Imran Khan terms visit to China more successful than expected

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday informed the federal cabinet that his maiden official visit to China was "more successful than expected" and that the host country has "assured every kind of assistance...

SC declares appointment, benefits granted to Attaul Haq Qasmi illegal

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday declared the appointment and monetary benefits bestowed upon Attaul Haq Qasmi, the former chairperson and managing director of Pakistan Television (PTV), as illegal. In a short order read out...

Hasan Nawaz owns 17 properties, court told

ISLAMABAD: The last prosecution witness and investigation officer in the Flagship reference testified before the accountability court on Wednesday that a son of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Hassan Nawaz, was the owner of...

Gulalai Ismail’s name put on ECL on ISI’s suggestion; govt tells IHC

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that the name of human rights activist Gulalai Ismail had been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) on the recommendation...

Imran Khan, Asad wishes a happy Diwali to Hindus

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday  extended wishes to  Hindu community celebrating Diwali festival. The premier used his Twitter account to wish a happy Diwali to  Hindu citizens of Pakistan. Diwali is Hindu festival of lights...

HRCP condemns TLP agreement, says govt failed to preserve state’s writ

ISLAMABAD: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the government's recent agreement with the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) following the party's protests against the Supreme Court's acquittal of Asia Bibi. Last week on Wednesday, the top...