Sunday, December 16, 2018

Verdict reserved on sedition charges against Khadim Rizvi

LAHORE: A Lahore sessions court on Saturday reserved its verdict on a petition seeking sedition charges against Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi and others for their diatribe against the judiciary, armed forces and other...

FIA granted 5-day physical remand of Shahid Masood in corruption case

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was granted five-day physical remand of Dr Shahid Masood in a PTV corruption case by a lower court in Islamabad on Saturday. Shahid Masood, who is accused of being involved in...

Imran Khan inaugurates visa-free foundation stone of Kartarpur corridor

NAROWAL (Punjab): Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again reiterated his resolve of peace with India by saying that Pakistan would move two steps forward in response of India ‘s single step for peace...

Imran Khan launches 4 new train services, wants political appointees to be removed

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday launched four new train services aimed at providing better commuting facilities to the people. The new train services introduced by the Pakistan Railways (PR) include Faisalabad Express,...

Nawaz decides not to present defence in Al-Azizia steel mills reference

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif while recording his statement in Al-Azizia Steel Mills Reference has decided not to present defence. Judge Arshid Malik of Accountability Court (AC) Islamabad took up for hearing...

Imran Khan unveils 4-pronged strategy o pull nation out of ‘quagmire of loans’

KUALALUMPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday unveiled his government's four-pronged strategy to pull Pakistan out of its "quagmire of loans". The prime minister, while addressing the Pakistani community in Malaysia where he is currently...

Progressive poet, writer Fahmida Riaz passes away

LAHORE: Noted poet and prose writer Fahmida Riaz passed away on Wednesday evening in Lahore. She was 72. Her funeral was held after Asr prayers in Lahore's Askari 1 area on Thursday. The eminent...

Nawaz Sharif denies connection with Qatari Prince’s letters

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday distanced himself from Qatari Prince Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin JaberAl-Thanin’s letters. The Sharif family had presented the letters as evidence in the Supreme Court during...

“No apology – no participation” Fawad Ch. barred from Senate session

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Thursday barred Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from attending the ongoing Senate session over his failure to tender an apology to the upper house. Over the past month, the...

Pakistan denies US offered to free Aafia for Raymond, Afridi’s release

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday denied the reports that the US offered to release Aafia Siddiqi in exchange for freeing Raymond Davis (in the past) and Shakeel Afridi. Talking to the...