Friday, June 22, 2018

Musharraf tells the reasons of putting off his return to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has said that he was all set to return to the country but the Supreme Court order forced him to change his mind. Speaking...

GDA demands apolitical officers for fair elections

KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has demanded from the election commission and other authorities concerned to post neutral officers on administrative positions in the province within a week so that the upcoming elections...

NAB to probe scam involving DHA, Bahria Town and CDA

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday initiated investigations against administrations of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Islamabad, Bahria Town and Capital Development Authority (CDA) for over Rs62 billion DHA Valley and its Phase-II...

Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Yousafi passes away

KARACHI: Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Ahmad Yousafi passed away after a protracted illness in Karachi on Wednesday. He was 94. He did his Masters in Philosophy and LLB from Aligarh University. Mushtaq Yousafi was...

IHC summons report from IM, NAB on Zulfi Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered interior ministry and NAB to submit written reply on putting the name of Zulfi Bukhari in Black list. Justice Amir Farooq of IHC conducted the hearing of the...

Girl shot dead for refusing marriage proposal, culprit arrested

FAISALABAD: Police have arrested the suspect behind the murder of an 18-yearold bus hostess in Faisalabad. Mehwish Arshad was an employee at Al-Hilal travels. The suspect Umer Daraz worked as security guard with the victim...

2,965 candidates in run for 160 NA, PA constituencies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 111...

PESHAWAR: As many as 2,965 candidates are in the run for 160 constituencies of the national and provincial assemblies' seats in different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for upcoming general election. Following successful completion of the...

UK funds life-saving heat stroke relief camps in Karachi

KARACHI: The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has funded 30 heat stroke relief camps in the most deprived areas of Karachi to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to those in need. To respond to the...

BHC makes operations friendly in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The British High Commission in Islamabad marked World Environment Day by launching a number of initiatives to make its operations in Pakistan more environmentally-friendly. The initiatives include the planting of 80 new trees...

Renault to establish car plant in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: Al-Futtaim Renault Pakistan on Tuesday announced the acquisition of an industrial plot to set-up an automotive plant for the manufacture and assembly of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. The facility will be set up...