Girl’s body found from gunny bag in Islamabad
 Two dead bodies were found stuffed in gunny bags from the outskirts of Islamabad near Thana Sabzi Mandi. The...
Nation to celebrate Eidul-Fitr with religious fervor today
Eidul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated today in the country including Azad Kashmir and...
Islamabad’s rejoinder: Aziz hits back at Modi for parroting old narrative
Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday hit back at a statement of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he said it...
Girl’s body found from gunny bag in Islamabad
 Two dead bodies were found stuffed in gunny bags from the outskirts of Islamabad near Thana Sabzi Mandi. The victims was identified as Anam Saleem, who had recently returned to Islamabad from United Arab Emirates. Her dead body was found dumped in the jurisdiction of Thana Sabzi Mandi. According... Read more
Nation to celebrate Eidul-Fitr with religious fervor today
Eidul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated today in the country including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan with great religious fervor and festivity. Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration” while Fitr means “to break the fast”. It falls on the first day of... Read more
Islamabad’s rejoinder: Aziz hits back at Modi for parroting old narrative
Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday hit back at a statement of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he said it was hard to decide who to speak to about peace in Islamabad implying that the civil and military leadership was not on the same page vis-à-vis relationship with New Delhi.... Read more
Islamabad ATS commando commits suicide after killing 2 people
A personnel of Islamabad Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) earlier yesterday night committed suicide after killing at least two people  including a woman and injuring others through firing in an area falling under the jurisdiction of the  Banigala Police Station. According to police, a personnel of ATS Islamabad Police Muhammad Mehmood who was... Read more
New Islamabad airport: Rs3 billion allocated for road network
Islamabad: The federal government has allocated three billion rupees under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2016-2017 for construction of road network of the New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA). The first-ever green-field airport, having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus-380, the biggest passenger aircraft... Read more
Pak-Afghan delegations meet in Islamabad to discuss border tensions
Islamabad: Pakistani and Afghan delegations met on Monday in the first senior-level talks aimed at reducing tensions at the Torkham border crossing along the Pak-Afghan border. “A six-member Afghan delegation is being led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai,” Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said, adding that... Read more
Pakistan continuous construction at Torkham border gate in the face of Afghan aggression
Pakistani authorities continued construction of a gate on the Pakistani side of border at Torkham, in spite of bitter opposition from Kabul remained at odds over the issue. The gate has been named after Major Ali Jawad Changezi who was martyred in cross-border firing from Afghanistan on Wednesday. Sources say... Read more
US asks Kabul, Islamabad to end border tension
The United States has urged Afghanistan and Pakistan to peacefully resolve their tension, after a Pakistani military officer was killed in firing by Afghan forces during a clash on Torkham border. “We are all watching the tensions very closely,” US State Department spokesman John Kirby said at a regular briefing... Read more
lowering simmering tensions with Pakistan: Top-level US officials to arrive in Islamabad tomorrow
The Obama administration has decided to lower tensions with Pakistan by sending two top-level American officials to Islamabad in the coming days to hold talks with the nation’s top leaders. According to details, the Obama administration has decided to send a senior adviser to the US President and US Special Representative... Read more
Fruit prices soar in Islamabad as Ramazan begins
Islamabad: As the first of Ramazan began in the country on Tuesday, prices of fruits were also increased in the federal capital. According to details, watermelons are being sold for Rs 25 per kilogram whereas their official rate is Rs 20 per kilogram. Meanwhile, bananas are being sold for... Read more
12 dead as powerful storm batters Islamabad, KP
Islamabad: Residents of the federal capital and Rawalpindi endured a powerful storm late Wednesday night, with some reports of as many as seven dead and dozens more injured. Seven died and dozens were injured as the heavy rains also affected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, including... Read more
Govt may increase tax on dividend income to 20%
Islamabad: In yet another anti-business budget proposal, the government is likely to increase the tax on dividend income and force companies to pay income tax, irrespective of the fact that they are incurring gross losses, to generate an additional revenue of Rs35 billion. According to another corporate sector-related budget proposal,... Read more
120,000 treated for psychological problems in Islamabad: Na Informed
A written reply submitted to the National Assembly (NA) by the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Friday showed that over 120,000 people received psychiatric treatment in four hospitals of the federal capital during the last three years. MNA Amra Khan had asked for the details of patients who... Read more
‘Forced into prostitution,’ teenager appeals for justice
Islamabad: The National Commission for Human Rights (NHCR) has sought a report from Islamabad’s chief commissioner and inspector general of police over an application filed by a teenage woman, 18, who was allegedly forced into prostitution at a brothel in Sector I-10/1. While sending the woman to a shelter home,... Read more