Wednesday, January 17, 2018

LHC orders to release JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday ordered to release chief of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), Hafiz Saeed who was kept under house arrest since January. The JuD chief was to be released on...

AJK President accuses India of using ‘chemical weapons’ in J&K

ISLAMABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has claimed that Indian security forces are using "chemical weapons" against civilians in Jammu & Kashmir. He was delivering a speech in Islamabad to mark International Human Rights...

Bilquis, Faisal say ‘influential figures’ demolishing welfare centres in Sindh

KARACHI: Bilquis Edhi, the wife of eminent social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi, on Wednesday claimed that Edhi welfare centres in several cities and towns of Sindh have been illegally occupied by "influential local figures". Addressing...

Five Hazara members gunned down in Quetta

QUETTA: At least five members belonging to the ethnic Hazara community were shot dead and one was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle on Kasi road in Quetta, capital of the...

Mufti Qavi offered Rs.10m to withdraw murder case; claim Qandeel’s parents

KARACHI: Mufti Abdul Qavi had offered millions of rupees in bribe to withdraw the murder case as claimed by parents of Qandeel Baloch's parents. They claimed that Mufti Qavi, the prime accused of their...

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...

NY Times exposes venue of Tillerson-Ghani meeting

WASHINGTON: The Afghan government doctored the official photo of the Tillerson-Ghani meeting at an American base in Afghanistan to create the impression that they met in Kabul, the US media reported on Tuesday. Afghan President...

Prince Karim’s services for humanity are laudable; says Mamnoon Hussain

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Prince Karim Agha Khan is rendering invaluable services for global peace and stability, brotherhood, tolerance as well as for the welfare of humanity in different parts of...

UK, China envoys discuss issues of mutual concern with Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is central figure in the country and much expectation is being attached with him. Realising this fact, foreign ambassadors are continuously meeting with him...

Imran behind TeL ‘sit in’ in Islamabad; says Ayesha

LAHORE: Estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ayesha Gulalai on Wednesday claimed that PTI Chief Imran Khan was behind the Tehreek-e-Labbaik's sit-in at the Faizabad interchange. While addressing a press conference in Islamabad, she said that...