15 injured in Mastung grenade attack
At least 15 people were injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan’s Mastung on Thursday. According to police, in...
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Safdar indicted in corruption cases
National Accountability Court indicted former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Capt (retd) Safdar in corruption cases filed...
Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries
Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday on growing concerns about muted demand for the...
Pakistan keen to closely work with WHO: PM
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said Pakistan looked forward to working closely with World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting disease and disability and to ensuring equity in provision of health services. Talking to Director General WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus here at the PM Office, the Prime... Read more
Overseas Pakistanis remit $4.8bn in first 3 months of FY18
The overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $4,790.01 million in the first three months (July to September) of the fiscal year 2018 (FY18), compared with US $4,740.37 million received during the same period in the preceding year, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a statement. The SBP said... Read more
Senate unanimously passes Election (Amendment) Bill 2017
The Senate unanimously passed the Election (Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Tuesday, restoring the finality of Prophethood declaration to its original form. The bill, which was moved by Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid, has already been passed by the National Assembly. Speaking on the occasion, Hamid thanked other... Read more
NAB team to visit London to collect more evidence
A three-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will visit the United Kingdom to collect more evidence related to the Sharif family’s Avenfield apartments. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, NAB Lahore Director General Major (retd) Shahzad Saleem has formed team  headed by Nadir Abbas, to collect... Read more
COAS visits family of Naib Subedar Muhammad Nadeem Shaheed
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited family of Naib Subedar Muhammad Nadeem Shaheed at  village Chah Ganja, Jhelum today. Naib Subedar Muhammad Nadeem martyred by Indian shelling in Rakh Chikri Sector along LOC on 29 September while assisting evacuation of civilians who had also been... Read more
COAS attends passing out parade of PAF cadets
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended Passing out Parade  of 138 GD (P), 84 Engineering, 94 Air Defence, 19 Admin & Special Duties and 3rd  Logistics courses was held at PAF Academy, Asghar Khan today. On his arrival at the Academy, he was received by Air... Read more
Chinese furniture manufacturers’ delegation visiting Pakistan from tomorrow
A high level 4-member Chinese furniture manufacturers delegation is scheduled to visit Pakistan for three-days from 10 October (Tuesday) to tap new prospects of mutual investment in the field of furniture industry and further strengthen the existing bilateral trade relations with Pakistani counterparts. The Chinese delegation is visiting Pakistan... Read more
President appoints Justice (R) Javed Iqbal as Chairman NAB
President Mamnoon Hussain has appointed Mr Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, a retired Judge of the Supreme Court as Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice here on Sunday, Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has been appointed as chairman NAB after... Read more
CM Punjab inaugurates Orange Line Metro Train
Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated, Orange Line Metro Project, in Lahore on Sunday. Orange Line Metro Project scheme was launched in May 2014 and construction for it began in 2015. The  project was supervised by Shahbaz Sharif in collaboration with a Chinese company. he metro train is expected... Read more
October 8 earthquake’s12th anniversary observed
The 12th anniversary of devastating October 8 2005 earthquake was observed across the country, including Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sunday to pay homage to the victims. On October 8, 2005, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of the country, especially Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at 8:52 am... Read more
All parties agree on Justice (r) Javed Iqbal’s name for NAB chairman
All Pakistan political parties have agreed on name Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has been finalised as the next National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman. Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah, said on Sunday that four meetings have been held recently to decide on the name of the new NAB... Read more
Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar takes early retirement
Former chief of Inter Services Intelligence Services (ISI) and President of the National Defence University, Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, has requested early retirement from the Pakistan Army. The former ISI has requested for early retirement due to personal reason. General Akhtar’s retirement was due in October next year but... Read more
FIA arrests mastermind leaking medical entry test papers
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested the mastermind behind the leaking of medical entry test papers. According to FIA sources, the mastermind, Rao Bilal, was arrested from Multan Airport as he was trying to flee to Qatar via private airliner. FIA has shifted to Lahore after initial inquiry. Lahore Police... Read more
CPEC passes through disputed territory: James Mattis
US Defence Secretary James Mattis said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through disputed territory. James Mattis appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this week and said “The One Belt, One Road also goes through the disputed territory, and I think that in itself shows the vulnerability... Read more