Sunday, March 24, 2019

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...

GDA demands apolitical officers for fair elections

KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has demanded from the election commission and other authorities concerned to post neutral officers on administrative positions in the province within a week so that the upcoming elections...

NAB to probe scam involving DHA, Bahria Town and CDA

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday initiated investigations against administrations of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Islamabad, Bahria Town and Capital Development Authority (CDA) for over Rs62 billion DHA Valley and its Phase-II...

Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Yousafi passes away

KARACHI: Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Ahmad Yousafi passed away after a protracted illness in Karachi on Wednesday. He was 94. He did his Masters in Philosophy and LLB from Aligarh University. Mushtaq Yousafi was...

IHC summons report from IM, NAB on Zulfi Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered interior ministry and NAB to submit written reply on putting the name of Zulfi Bukhari in Black list. Justice Amir Farooq of IHC conducted the hearing of the...

Girl shot dead for refusing marriage proposal, culprit arrested

FAISALABAD: Police have arrested the suspect behind the murder of an 18-yearold bus hostess in Faisalabad. Mehwish Arshad was an employee at Al-Hilal travels. The suspect Umer Daraz worked as security guard with the victim...

Doctors say Kulsoom Nawaz to be kept on ventilator for indefinite period, family appeal...

LONDON: Amedical board of doctors has decided to keep Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of exprime minister Nawaz Sharif, on ventilator for an indefinite period in a hospital in London. “A five member board of doctors...

Former PTI activist enters Kulsoom’s room to see ‘reality’ , handed over to police...

LONDON: A PTI activist, later identified as Naveed Farouq was caught while entering Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's hospital room to ascertain the ‘reality’ without permission at London's Harley Street Clinic on Saturday, the PML-N sources...

2,965 candidates in run for 160 NA, PA constituencies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 111...

PESHAWAR: As many as 2,965 candidates are in the run for 160 constituencies of the national and provincial assemblies' seats in different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for upcoming general election. Following successful completion of the...

UK funds life-saving heat stroke relief camps in Karachi

KARACHI: The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has funded 30 heat stroke relief camps in the most deprived areas of Karachi to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to those in need. To respond to the...