Sunday, February 17, 2019

Pak SC says govt may proceed against Hussain Haqqani if it so wishes

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday wrapped up a case regarding the 2011 Memogate scandal, saying it is the responsibility of the state to arrest and try former Pakistani ambassador to the United...

Nawaz cabinet members to be nabbed soon, NAB to contact Interpol for arrest of...

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Cabinet member, including ShahidKhaqanAbbasi, KhawajaAsif, AhsanIqbal, MushahidUllah, AbidSher Ali and others would likely to be arrested in the current month. According to sources, Nawaz Sharif...

Sheikh Rashid says IMF is Pakistan’s compulsion

RAWALPINDI: Railway minister Sheikh Rashid has said IMF is a compulsion and if he had been Prime Minister (PM) he would too have gone to IMF. “IMF is our compulsion. Dacoits have looted the...

CDA decides to build Malal, Burma bridges

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to build Malal and Burma bridges immediately. Malal bridge will be constructed over Lehtrar road as traffic jams have become daily routine for want of this bridge in...

SC directs NAB to file reply on all petitions

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has directed NAB to file reply on all petitions pertaining to DG NAB SalimShahzad fake degree case.  A two members bench of SC presided over by Justice AzmatSaeed took up...

GB govt seeks Rs13bn for 4,000 affectees of Diamer-Bhasha Dam

ISLAMABAD: The Implementation Committee on Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams (ICDBMD) has approved a package of Rs 13 billion for the resettlement of over 4, 000 displaced families. After reviewing progress on the...

Strict security plan made for Saudi Crown Prince’s historical visit to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Strict security measures on Wednesday have been finalized for the Pakistan visit of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. According to the plan, mobile phone service will remain closed in parts of Islamabad...

Gen Bajwa, Gen Hayat and 9 Lt-Generals to retire this year

Nation special report ISLAMABAD: Two full Generals and nine Lt-Generals are due to retire this year. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of...

Khawaja brothers sent to jail on 14-day judicial remand

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday sent the Khwaja brothers to jail on 14-day judicial remand after rejecting the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) request for an extension in the physical remand of the...

Imran Khan rejects Punjab orders of shifting Majeed, Lawai to Malir Jail

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has rejected the orders of Punjab home department of shifting Hussain Lawai and Abdul Ghani Majeed, arrested suspects in money laundering case, into Malir jail from Adiala jail. He has...