Friday, June 22, 2018

Pakistan increases Defence budget up by 20%, will spend on armed forces Rs...

ISLAMABAD: At a time when Pakistan in serious economic crisis and security assistance from the US is dwindling, Pakistan has raised its defence spending for the year 2018-19 by around 19.6 per cent, the...

BRI major source of development: Justice Nasir

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk Tuesday said Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would prove to be a major source of development for the people of this region and further cement strong ties...

Imran Khan to contest election from Karachi’s NA-243 constituency

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Thursday submitted his nomination papers for the upcoming general elections from NA-243 constituency in Karachi. PTI leader Asad Umar said that Imran Khan would contest the elections from...

Pakistan nominates ex-chief justice in Jadhav case in ICJ

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to recommend the appointment of former chief justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as an ad-hoc judge to the International Court of Justice to hear the case of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. Officials...

Karachi still serving as attractive base for global jihadis since 9/11

LAHORE: Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi has been serving as an attractive base for global jihadi groups such as al-Qaeda and its affiliates since the 9/11 attacks in the United States. "Although the number of...

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...

ATC summons Imran Khan on Feb 15 in 2014 sit-in violence cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-eInsaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been summoned by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on February 15 in cases regarding 2014 sit-in violence. Earlier today, the court conducted a proceeding regarding the case...

Afghan Taliban deny former hostage’s claims of murder, rape

PESHAWAR: A Taliban spokesman denied on Sunday accusations by a Canadian man that one of his children had been murdered and his wife raped while they were being held captive by Taliban who kidnapped...

Muhiba Ahmed wins 3rd GREAT Debate competition

UK is celebrating this year the next generation of Pakistani leaders, influencers and opinion makers; says Thomas Drew Nation special report ISLAMABAD: Under the auspices of British High Commission, the third annual ‘GREAT Debate’ competition final...

Pakistan has US, Chinese and European systems in its military

ISLAMABAD: Rejecting any role for India in Afghanistan, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has warned that the Trump administration's desire to inject New Delhi in the war-torn country would be "detrimental". US President Donald...