Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state news agency IRNA, the first flight will leave on Dec 18 from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. The development is seen as yet another step to enhance connectivity between the people... Read more
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support for militants so far, despite President Donald Trump taking a tougher line against Islamabad. US officials have long been frustrated by what they see as Pakistan’s reluctance to act against... Read more
Pak Army’s role in focus as protestors end Faizabad Dharna
When protestors of a religious party signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade of Islamabad, the text of their deal concluded by thanking the army chief who it said had “saved the nation from a big catastrophe”. Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid has... Read more
FIA arrests four NADRA employees over fake CNICs for foreigners
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested  four employees of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) over fake CNICs. The employees have been arrested  for creating illegal identity cards during a raid Monday evening at the organisation’s office in the city’s Defence locale, it said. The arrested NADRA employees... Read more
Committee constituted to review Islamabad sit-in operation
Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday constituted a three-member committee to review sit-in operation at Faizabad. The committee, led by the Secretary Interior, would analyze whether or not there was any improvement in police capabilities in handling the sit-ins since 2014, a statement issued here said. The minister, according... Read more
PM, COAS arrived Saudi Arabia to attend IMCTC conference
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Riyadh to attend the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) conference. On their arrival at Riyadh, Governor Riyadh Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud received at Riyadh airport. At the opening ceremony on... Read more
Islamabad sit-in concludes, Zahid Hamid resigns
Zahid Hamid submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi following an agreement inked between government and Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah in on late Sunday night. According to state-run TV, Zahid Hamid submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The decision comes in the wake of... Read more
Interior minister covering up his incompetence: Chaudhry Nisar
Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar lambasted interior minister over his comments in local news channel channel Geo News’ programme ‘Jirgah’ on Sunday. Commenting on Saturday’s turmoil in Islamabad, Iqbal had said the reported casualties during the Faizabad operation took place outside Nisar’s residence in the vicinity, however, it is... Read more
Islamabad Operation: all injured persons discharged from PIMS, FGPC
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Sunday said that all injured persons had been discharged from the hospital, who received injuries from protesters of sit-in at Faizabad Interchange during police operation. According to an official of PIMS, all injured persons had been discharged after receiving necessary medical treatment including... Read more
Govt wants to resolve matter with protesters without delay: Ahsan
Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Sunday said that the government wanted an early resolution of the issue being raised by the protesters holding a sit-in at the Faizabad Interchange. Those found responsible for amending the law pertaining to the Khatam-e-Nabuwat (finality of the Prophethood) as per the report of... Read more
COAS, PM Abbasi to meet on Islamabad situation today
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to meet in Islamabad today  to discuss the situation in Islamabad. According to sources, PM Abbas and COAS will discuss the sit-in being held on the Faizabad Interchange by a religious group, which has entered... Read more
Islamabad operation: Police use tear gas to disperse protesters, detain dozens
Islamabad Police, Frontier Constabulary (FC,) and Rangers has started operation early Saturday morning against the protesters at the city’s Faizabad Interchange. Islamabad Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters and detained dozens in the process. Islamabad operation was commenced on directions of the Islamabad High Court following expiry of... Read more
Oscars bid for story of ´Pakistan´s toughest woman´
As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed their Kalashnikov and puny stock of ammunition and climbed to the roof. The gunfight which followed earned her the moniker “Pakistan´s toughest woman”, and became the subject of a... Read more
Punjab CTD shot dead four alleged TTP terrorists
The Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) killed four Tehrik-i-Taliban terrorists on Friday night during an exchange of gunfire in Faisalabad.  The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) said that the TTP terrorists were riding motorcycles when they were asked to stop by officials of the CTD, in response to which they opened fire.... Read more