Monday, December 17, 2018

Pak CJP questions how can army, ISI chiefs take up foreign jobs soon after...

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday wondered how former chiefs of the Pakistan Army and Inter-Services Intelligence could take up foreign jobs without completing the mandatory gap of two years after their retirement. A three-member...

Pakistan running deficit of $2bn a month, don’t expect short-term miracles: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s finance minister-in-waiting Asad Umar said that he will not rule out loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or borrowing from friendly nations as the country struggles to deal with its latest...

Imran Khan seeks UK support in bringing looted money back

ISLAMABAD: On the issue of hidden assets and looted money, overseas Pakistanis will be facing hanging sword as Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan has declared and formally informed Britain that his government will bring...

Land mafia: RDA issues notice to owner of deceptive housing scheme

ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) on Monday issued notice to Blue World City owner for extracting money from public at the name of illegal housing scheme. The decision has been taken after news surfaced...

Senate questions Rs22bn special fund for CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: A Special Senate Panel on Monday questioned the creation of a Rs22 billion power sector revolving fund as a special arrangement to make preferred payments to power producers and investors under the China-Pakistan...

SC-CJP takes notice of attacks on GB schools

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took a suo motu notice of the attack on 12 schools in Diamer, District of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the press statement of the SC spokesperson,...

Police kill prime suspect in torching of 14 schools in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD:  Police on Sunday killed the prime suspect behind the brazen arson attacks targeting 14 schools, mostly all-girls', in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, according to a media report. The schools were burnt down over a period...

Mango festival held in Islamabad to promote the ‘king’ fruit

ISLAMABAD: The holding of mango festival would help to boost the production of the fruit  in the country.  This was said by Caretaker Provincial Minister  for Food  and Agriculture, Planning and Development Punjab Sardar...

Top Pak military brass review polling arrangements, 350,000 troops to be deployed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan military ‘stop brass discussed how to help the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in conducting free, fair, and transparent general elections on Wednesday. “The Chief of Army Staff directed that this national...

Bilawal Bhutto unveils ‘making and saving Pakistan’ election manifesto

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan’s People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari unveiled election manifesto of the party on Thursday, saying it promises to ‘develop and safe’ Pakistan. “ This election manifesto marks the practical beginning of my...