Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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...

Kulsoom goes through chemotherapy, Nawaz asks for pray for her early recovery

LONDON: The first session of chemotherapy on Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was carried Wednesday (11th October) at a central London hospital. Her husband, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif visited and enquired about her health and...

Nisar asks Nawaz to avoid confrontation with courts

TAXILA: PML-N MNA and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar at a press conference in Taxila on Thursday cautioned ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif against locking horns with the judiciary as he and his family...

Bajwa urges govt to expand tax base in order to break ‘begging bowl’

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan needs to expand its tax base, bring in financial discipline and ensure continuity of economic policies to be able to...

Three terrorists hanged to death in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) department of the Pakistan armed forces, has confirmed the hanging of three terrorists who were convicted by a military court in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. On Wednesday, the ISPR...

“We learned nothing from fall of Dhaka”; says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) president Nawaz Sharif today warned the nation saying we learned nothing from the fall of Dhaka which led to Pakistan regressing behind all independent countries around us. He was...

US firm lobbied for, against Pakistan over F-16s supply; reveals Larry Pressler

WASHINGTON: A new book by former U.S. Senator Larry Pressler has claimed that an American firm lobbied to get F-16 fighter jets delivered for Pakistan in 2016 and also advocated for India to block...

Karachi still serving as attractive base for global jihadis since 9/11

LAHORE: Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi has been serving as an attractive base for global jihadi groups such as al-Qaeda and its affiliates since the 9/11 attacks in the United States. "Although the number of...

Imran Khan urges Trump to talk to Taliban

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said the United States (US) should stop trying to destroy the Taliban and instead talk to them with help from Pakistan. In an exclusive interview with...

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...