Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pakistan conducts launch of nuclear-capable GMS

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday successfully conducted the training launch of Ghauri Missile System having a range of up to 1,300 kilometres. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces...

NAB approves inquiries, probes against former ministers, others

ISLAMABAD: Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Wednesday accorded approval of nine inquiries and 22 investigations against former ministers and legislators including Khawaja Saad Rafique and other officials of Pakistan Railways. The...

Supreme Court reserves verdict on Asia Bibi’s appeal against execution

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday reserved its verdict in the final appeal of Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy since 2010, after taking up the case for hearing...

13th Amendment in AJK constitution discussed in Islamabad meeting

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Senator Farogh Naseem held a meeting with Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan, and other officials from AJK to discuss the...

Lt. Gen Asim Munir new DG-ISI, six officers posted at vital positions

By M. Sarwar ISLAMABAD: Within two weeks of promotion from Major General to Lt. Gen (on 28th September), the formal announcement of Asim Munir’s appointment as new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)...

Notice issued to Mushahidullah on misuse of power; says Fawad Mushahid says allegations...

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Wednesday said notice had been issued to Senator Mushahidullah Khan for misuse of power during the last government. Talking to a private news channel, he categorically...

CJP takes sue motto notice on non accessibility of courts police in FATA

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Supreme Court. Justice Saqib Nisar has taken sue motto notice on non existence of courts and police in Tribal Areas after 25th constitutional amendment. The notice was taken on an article published...

IMF warns Pakistan against ‘excessive loans’ from China

NUSA DUA (Indonesia): IMF’s chief economist Maurice Obstfeld has said that Pakistan has not yet formally approached the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance, but if bailout talks get underway this week, the goal...

China has no objection to Saudi investment in CPEC; says envoy

QUETTA: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Wednesday said China had no objection to Saudi Arabia investing in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). "We welcome investment in CPEC," the ambassador told journalists at...

Plunderers of national kitty raising question about PTI govt mini budget: Naeem ul...

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs Naeem ul Haq on Thursday said that the plunderers of National kitty are raising questions about the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government mini budget. Talking to media...