Ehsanullah Ehsan confession statement
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a video confessional statement of former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) spokesman...
Serena to be back on the court after baby
Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with...
Uber wants to launch ´flying cars´ by 2020
Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a...
Lyari gangster Baba Ladla killed in Balochistan
One of the most wanted Lyari ganglords, Baba Ladla was killed in a clash with the security forces near Iranian border in Balochistan. Ladla was wanted for multiple counts of violent crime including murder, extortion, kidnapping for ransom, etc perpetrated during the bloody gangwar in restive Lyari. Read: Rangers killed Baba... Read more
Biopic on Olympian Hussain Shah to release for Independence Day
‘Shah’, a biographical film based on the true story of the legendary Pakistani boxer Hussain Shah, is set to release in cinemas across Pakistan on August 13. A homeless child from the streets, Shah is the only Pakistani athlete to win an individual medal at the Olympic Games in... Read more
Khursheed Shah terms withdrawal of de-seating motions a win for democracy
Islamabad: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, earlier today termed the withdrawal of motions to de-seat Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers a victory of democracy and the Parliament. Speaking on the floor of the House after political representatives of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and... Read more
Minister asks political parties to disown militant wings
Islamabad: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday thanked the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) for withdrawing their de-seating motions against lawmakers of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Speaking in the National Assembly, he said that a telephonic conversation between Speaker Ayaz Sadiq and MQM chief... Read more
PTI comes under fire in parliament over its politics, conduct
Islamabad : Criticising political approach and conduct of the Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI), Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan on Thursday said that there was big difference and distinction between politics and hooliganism. Speaking in the National Assembly, he said that the democracy was restored in Pakistan after many sacrifices... Read more
Russia ready for North-South gas pipeline with Pakistan
Moscow : The Russian government has approved a draft agreement with the government of Pakistan on cooperation in the construction of the North-South gas pipeline, a latest statement on the Russian Cabinet website says. RT Global Resources, a subsidiary of Russia’s state technologies corporation Rostec and Pakistan’s Inter-State Gas... Read more
US special envoy for Pak-Afghan steps down
Washington: Daniel F Feldman, the US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan is stepping down from his post. While participating in a discussion organised by the United States Institute of Peace over Afghanistan’s situation on Wednesday, Feldman said that he is going back to the private sector. He did... Read more
India should provide proof of any Pakistani involved in terrorism: FO
Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that India should provide proof of any Pakistani found involved in terrorist activity on Indian soil, according to a statement issued by Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Syed Qazi Khalilullah. This followed an Indian claim that Usman Faisal, a militant captured on Wednesday after a... Read more
Asif terms MQM ‘enemy of Pakistan’ over Indian HC letter
Islamabad: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif termed Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) as an ‘enemy of Pakistan’ over the party’s letter to the Indian High Commission. Speaking with reporters outside Parliament, Asif said those who were involved in such activities could not even be considered Pakistanis. “There are forums available to... Read more
‘MQM wrote to 55 embassies to raise voice for missing workers’
Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) said Thursday that it had written letters to embassies of 55 countries and not just New Delhi to raise voice for the party’s missing workers. The party was clarifying its position after local television channels reported that the MQM had written to the... Read more
Majority of Supreme Court judges declare parliament’s powers to be limited
The majority of the Supreme court’s judges have declared that parliament’s powers to amend the Constitution are subject to limitations which the Supreme court may decide. Five judges of the top court, namely Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Justice Dost Muhammad Khan... Read more
Turkey: Travel company offers halal cruise
A Turkish travel company is offering the country’s first ever 100% ‘halal’ cruise. In an attempt to tap the growing halal tourism market in the country, an Antalya-based company Fusion Tour is offering four nights sailing on the beautiful Aegean Sea in the most halal way possible. On its... Read more
Pakistan rejects India’s claim of Kashmir militant’s Pakistani origin
Islamabad: Pakistan rejected on Thursday India’s claim that a man captured for his alleged involvement in an attack on an Indian military convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir was Pakistani. Terming the claims ”unsubstantiated and unwarranted”, government sources said that National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) records have revealed that Usman Khan is not a Pakistani... Read more
Trade with China: Data-sharing system planned to tackle misreporting
Islamabad: Pakistan and China have agreed to establish an electronic data interchange system for bilateral trade before the end of this year in an effort to address the issues of misreporting and under-invoicing. They reached the decision during the fifth round of talks under second phase of the China-Pakistan Free... Read more