Friday, January 24, 2020

“Surrender passport and laptop”; Defence Ministry’s conditions to release Col Inam

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defence on Wednesday conditionally agreed to release Advocate Colonel (r) Inamur Rahim, who was picked from his home in Rawalpindi last month by a security agency. The Ministry...

HamzaShahbaz’s judicial remand extended till Jan 31 in assets case

LAHORE: Accountability court on Friday  extended judicial remand of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly HamzaShahbaz till January 31 in assets beyond income case. As per media reports during the hearing, the court has directed investigation officer...

Court remands journalist into FIA’s custody over ‘anti-state’ media posts

LAHORE: Azharul Haq Wahid, a Lahore-based journalist, was remanded into the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) custody for three-days for allegedly sharing “anti-state” material on social media. FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing had arrested the...

Rallies, public meetings held to observe birth anniversary of G.M. Syed in Sindh

KARACHI: Several gatherings and rallies were held in many cities of Sindh by Jeye Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), Jeye Sindh Quami Mahaz (JSQM), Jeye Sindh Aariser group, Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and other organisations

Faisal threatens opposition with military boot live on TV

ISLAMABAD: While appearing on a local news channel, Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda pulled out a military boot and placed it on the table to insult the opposition parties who ostensibly went against...

Pak Army flays its Indian counterpart’s statements as “irresponsible rhetoric”

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has condemned the recent statements by Indian military and its new chief, terming them “irresponsible rhetoric” which could have implications on regional peace and stability. The remarks were made in the...

New British High Commissioner presents credentials to President Alvi, meets Pervez Elahi

LAHORE: British High Commissioner Christian Turner on Monday showed his deep appreciation for the historic and cultural uniqueness of Lahore stating that visiting the ancient city was like seeing a hundreds of years of shared...

Saudi relief reaches cold-hit Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed much-needed warm clothing and winter kits in Astor district of Gilgit-Baltistan, the Saudi Embassy said in a statement on Tuesday. As severe cold...

Pak envoy says all Pakistani inmates with completed terms sent home from Saudi...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s envoy to the Kingdom, Raja Ali Ejaz has said that no Pakistani prisoners who have completed their jail terms remain behind bars in Saudi Arabia            . According to a document...

Peshawar police crack mystery of murder of Ravinder Singh

PESHAWAR: The police have cracked the mystery of a Sikh youth’s murder in Peshawar, which India tried to portray as religiously motivated “target killing” to take the global spotlight off its own systematic discrimination of...