Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Pakistan refuses to allow free use of Chinese yuan in Gwadar for...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has refused to allow free use of the Chinese yuan on the lines of the US dollar in the country as officials from the two nations met to decide on a long-term...

New Islamabad Airport & Gwadar Airport to be operational next year

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has expressed the hope that the new Islamabad International Airport would be made operational in the first quarter of next year. Talking to media...

Government did not take political parties on board on ‘dharna’: Siraj

RAWALPINDI: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the government did not take parliamentary parties into confidence on the issue of Islamabad sit-in,which clearly means that the rulers themselves were...

Govt clarifies confusing reports on Gwadar port operations

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms clarified on Tuesday about the misinterpretation reported regarding Gwadar port operations saying that the Port concession agreement was signed in 2007 with former port operating company,...

US and India displeased over release of Hafiz Saeed

Nation special feature The release of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) leader Hafiz Saeed in Lahore has irked the United States and India and termed this action highly detrimental to peace and stability in the region. The...

Shahid Abbasi terms Gwadar as major trade hub on world map

GWADAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday directed that the series of development projects in Gwadar must be completed on time in order to ensure that the small port city emerges as a...

Pak Army major martyred during operation in DI Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: A 28-year-old major of the Pakistan Army was martyred on Wednesday in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations. Major...

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...

Imran Khan moves SC against ECP’s decision to allow Gulalai retain NA...

ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday submitted a petition in Supreme Court challenging the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) decision which allowed MNA Ayesha Gulalai to retain her National Assembly's membership. Khan in his...

Abbasi, Bajwa visits LoC Chirikot sector, laud sacrifices of Pak Army against terrorism

CHIRIKOT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that there was no parallel to the contributions and sacrifices of the Pakistan Army particularly against terrorism and for defending the geographical frontiers of the country. The...