Sunday, May 26, 2019

CPEC western route projects affected due to delay in approval

ISLAMABAD: The delay in project approvals by China and non-disbursement of funds allocated in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) because of political transition has hit the implementation of Western Route of the China-Pakistan...

Khurshid Shah warns sealing Sindh border over water crisis

ISLAMABAD: PPP staged walk out from National Assembly (NA) Wednesday on non provision of water to Sindh under Indus Water treaty 1991. Speaking in the house opposition leader Syed Khurshid Shah said Sindh is facing...

IMF deal will have far reaching, dire consequences: Siraj-ul-Haq

ISLAMABAD:  Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator SirajulHaq, has said that the financial agreements of the country were being finalized through non- elected people and added that the IMF deal could have far reaching and...

LHC judge Justice Farrukh resigns Following Supreme Council’s inquiry

LAHORE: Justice Mohammad Farrukh Irfan Khan of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday tendered his resignation, as the Supreme Judicial Council’s inquiry against him was about to be concluded.The senior judge sent his resignation to President Dr...

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...

CIA concerned over contacts between extremists and Pak nuclear scientists

WASHINGTON: Despite Pakistan’s categorical assurance on safety of its nuclear arms, the CIA continues to be very concerned about the potential connection between extremist groups and Pakistani nuclear scientists and is very closely monitoring...

Nafees Zakaria – a commendable diplomat

By Cllr Dr James Shera, SP, MBE High Commissioner for Pakistan to the United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria assumed the charge of his office on 21st...

Pakistan says Indian dossier on Pulwama insufficient and not credible

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal in his weekly briefing at Foreign office (FO) Thursday said that dossier received from India with reference to Pulwama attack has been reviewed. However the information received from...

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)...

4 sentenced to death in GB for raping, murdering teenage boy

GILGIT: An anti-terrorism court in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday sentenced four men to death for kidnapping, raping and brutally murdering a teenage boy in the Ishkoman tehsil. ATC No 1's judge Raja Shahzada who heard the...