Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
Zarb-e-Azb: Airstrikes kill 40 terrorists
At least forty terrorists were killed in Pakistan Army’s airstrikes in ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation against terrorists in North Waziristan on Wednesday. According to the ISPR, five hideouts of the terrorist were also destroyed. The army conducted strikes in Nawa Kali, Zaram Asr villages of Data Khel. Read more
FIR lodged against Sharif brothers, three cabinet ministers
Following court orders, a case has finally been registered against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, three federal ministers, IG Punjab and IG Islamabad. Islamabad District and Sessions court issued these orders on Monday while hearing a case regarding killing of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers... Read more
IHC orders quashing of case against 650 PTI, PAT men
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday directed authorities to quash cases against 650 political workers arrested over violation of Section-144 in Islamabad. Chief Justice IHC issued the orders while hearing a case. He, however, observed during the hearing that no one should be allowed to take steps above... Read more
Joint Parliament session resumes in Islamabad today
The joint session of the Parliament will resume in Islamabad on Wednesday (today) in which the sit-ins of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) will be discussed. The parliament session was adjourned in view of the flood situation in the country. A resolution to evacuate the Red Zone area... Read more
13 polio cases detected in a day
As many as 13 new cases of polio were confirmed on Tuesday by the Polio Virology Laboratory of the National Institute of Health, taking the total number of cases detected this year to 158. An official of the Prime Minister’s Monitoring and Coordination Cell for Polio said that seven... Read more
Imran Khan announces ‘Go Nawaz Go Day’ on Friday
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday announced to observe ‘Go Nawaz Go Day’ on Friday. He also announced to burn his electricity bill  and urged the protesters to burn their utility bills on Friday. Khan said the biggest protest gathering will take place on Friday reiterating that the... Read more
New provinces need of the hour: Altaf Hussain
Mutahidda Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain once again demand for new provinces and it has become the need of the hour. While talking to media on Tuesday, Altaf Hussain suggested that new provinces would strengthen the federation of Pakistan. Altaf Hussain alleged that nationalists in Sindh still do not... Read more
PM visits flood-hit Muzaffargarh
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday arrived in Muzaffargarh area of Punjab and visited camps of flood affected. The PM reviewed rescue and relief activities in the area. PM Nawaz Sharif met affected families living in government-run relief camps. He inquired of their problems and assured government’s all-out support... Read more
Ex-councilor, son shot dead in Karachi
Despite year long anti-criminal crackdown by police and Rangers, incidents of violence continued in Karachi as two more people lost their lives. According to police and rescue officials, a former councilor and his son were gunned down in city’s Orangi Town locality this morning. The victims – identified as... Read more
3 FC personnel, 11 militants killed in North Waziristan cross-border attack
Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and 11 militants were killed in a cross border attack on a Pakistan Army check post in North Waziristan. The Dandi Kuch check post, which is located in the Spinwam area of the agency on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, was attacked by militants from Afghanistan. According to... Read more
Air strikes kill 20 militants in Khyber Agency
At least 20 militants were killed and five hideouts destroyed during air strikes carried out by jet fighters early on Tuesday in Khyber Agency, sources said. According to sources, the strikes targeted Tor Dara, Tirah, Jatoi and Rajgal areas of the Agency. They added that a number of militant... Read more
Fifteen hurt in road mishap at Super Highway
Fifteen people were reported injured when a speeding bus overturned near the factory of a private cement company at Super Highway. The road mishap was said to be caused by over-speeding. The wounded persons, including women and children, were rushed to a nearby medical facility for treatment of their... Read more
Road accident in Nawabshah kills two
Two people were killed and 10 others were injured in a road accident here on Tuesday. Sources said that the driver of a fast speeding passenger van lost control of his vehicle and crashed the van into a tree at Dorlink Road of Nawabshah. Rescue teams arrived at the scene after the accident... Read more
Ban on pillion riding lifted in Karachi
The citizens of the metropolis heaved a sigh of relief as the five-day ban on pillion came to a close at midnight. It should be mentioned here that the Sindh Home Department imposed the ban on recommendation of the police department following a sudden spike in targeted killings with... Read more