Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Martyred Major Ishaq to be buried in Lahore today
Major Ishaq, the army major martyred during a search operation in Dera Ismail Khan, will be laid to rest with full military honors after funeral prayers at Ayub Stadium in Lahore today. The soldier embraced martyrdom in an exchange of fire during a search operation at a terrorist hideout... Read more
Zardari refuses to join hands with Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairperson and former president Asif Ali Zardari has, yet again, refused to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, foiling the latter’s attempts for a meeting for the fourth time within three months, sources said on Thursday. Zardari, rejecting once again the possibility of any contact with... Read more
Ishaq Dar relieved of finance ministry duties
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has accepted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s request to be relieved of his duties. Dar was relieved of his three roles, including his portfolio in the finance ministry, and has been informed of the decision. The matter and the contents of the letter, earlier sent... Read more
Army to take action on Islamabad sit-in upon govt directives: DG ISPR
Pakistan Army has decided to take action on the ongoing sit-in in Islamabad upon the directives of the federal government. The Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor emphasised that the matter should be diffuse through mutual understanding, however, Pakistan Army will act on... Read more
Swiss government rejects Brahumdagh Bugti’s request for asylum
Switzerland government has rejected  the banned Baloch Republican Party (BRP) Brahumdagh Bugti to seek political asylum. Swiss government has taken the decision after more than seven years. Swiss decision came up following a week imposing lifetime entry ban on prominent exiled Baloch leader and Bugti’s brother-in-law, Mehran Marri. A... Read more
Punjab Food Authority announces to induct former SSG commandos, bodybuilders
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has announced to induct bodybuilder, wrestlers and former SSG commandos to provide the safety for the food inspectors during raids. The induction includes, 40 former SSG commandos and 14 wrestlers. PFA officials spokesperson, the decision was taken after incidents of PFA officers being taken hostage... Read more
CJP dismisses registrar’s objections, accepts petitions challenging Elections Act 2017
The Chief Justice of Pakistan dismissed the registrar office’s objections to petitions challenging the Elections Act 2017. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during the hearing overruled the objections of the registrar who had directed the petitioners to approach the ‘relevant forum’ for redressal of their objections. The chief justice then... Read more
JCC okays CPEC long-term plan
The Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Tuesday formally approved the Long-Term Plan (LTP) of the project at a signing ceremony held here after the conclusion of 7th JCC meeting. The agreement was signed between the senior officials of Pakistan and China, Planning and Development Minister... Read more
Pak Army major martyred in DI Khan Operation
Pakistan army Major Ishaq embraced martyrdom during a search operation at a terrorist hideout in Kulachi, Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release said, Security Forces conducted search Operation in Kulachi, DI Khan on presence of terrorists in a hide out. In... Read more
PTI, JUI-S agree to form electoral alliance for General Elections 2018
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) has agreed to form an alliance for the General Elections 2018. The JUI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq announced that both JUI(S) and PTI has agreed to form an alliance for the elections 2018. It has been learnt that the two parties... Read more
20 dead in Khairpur truck-van accident
KHAIRPUR: The death toll after a deadly accident in Khairpur rose to 20 from 17 after three of the seven injured succumbed to their wounds. The deadly traffic accident took place early Monday when, according to police officials, a truck laden with coal en route from Ranipur to Sukkur attempted... Read more
Senate to take up Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 today
ISLAMABAD: The Senate is likely to take up the bill on delimitation of constituencies today after it failed to do so on Friday due to low strength. The house of 104 needed a two-thirds majority to pass the bill whereas less than 50 lawmakers were present in the house... Read more
Energy source: PM inaugrates second LNG terminal at Port Qasim
KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated the second LNG terminal at Port Qasim, built at a cost of Rs50 billion. Addressing the media, the premier said when the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz took control of the government, there was a severe shortage of power. “However, our government has... Read more
FIA arrests human smuggler from Gujrat in connection with Turbat killings
In connection with the Turbat killing the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a human smuggler from Gujrat on Monday. FIA Deputy Director Khalid Anis, while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said that the FIA has arrested a suspect, Sohail Shakeel, on the charge of facilitating the illegal... Read more