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FIA summons Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur on July 11

KARACHI -UNS – The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday has summoned former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur on July 11 over the issue of alleged illegal transactions of billions of rupees. FIA issued notices …

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Protest against Nawaz continues on second day in London

LONDON -UNS – In the aftermath of Avenfield reference verdict, the protest against ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif has continued on second day in London. According to details, large number of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters gathered outside Nawaz Sharif’s house and chanted slogans against him. On …

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Accountability court granted six-week extension to conclude NAB references against Sharifs

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) on Tuesday granted additional six-week extension to accountability court to wrap up the trial against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in Alazizia and Flagship references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). …

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Money laundering case: SC summons Summit Bank, Sindh Bank and UBL heads

ISLAMABAD-UNS- The Supreme Court has ordered the heads of Summit Bank, Sindh Bank and UBL to appear before it in a case involving fake bank accounts. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar asked FIA Director General Bashir Memon to give the court the investigation files. Memon informed …

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Burhan Wani’s martyrdom anniversary today: Kashmir under siege

SRINAGAR -UNS: In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown, marked by curfew and other restrictions, is being observed across the territory to commemorate the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, today (Sunday), reported Kashmir Media Service. Call for the today’s strike and a …

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Largest passenger plane lands at new Islamabad airport

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The largest passenger airplane of the world Airbus A380 has landed for the first time at the new Islamabad International Airport today (Sunday). The plan was arrived at the airport from Dubai with six hundred fifty passengers on board. However, the departing …

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Petrol price revised down by Rs 4.26 per litre

ISLAMABAD – The caretaker government on Saturday decided to revise down the petroleum prices in light of directions from Supreme Court to reconsider the matter of hike in petroleum prices. The price of petrol has been decreased by Rs 4.26 per litre, that of High …

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Pak-Turkish role in global politics

By Dr Ghayur Ayub This is the story of two Muslim states – Turkey and Pakistan. Both Sunni Muslims. Turkish follow spiritual Islam and Pakistanis traditionalist Islam. Also, Turkish people have free mindset as their ancestors ruled the world for centuries. Pakistanis have slave mentality …

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59 parties didn’t issue tickets to women candidates, ECP reveals

The scrutiny process for political parties and candidates in the elections 2018 appear to be more thorough than ever. The Election Commission of Pakistan on Friday released details of political parties contesting July 25 elections and a percentage of tickets they’ve allocate to women candidates. …

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Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

What do you do when this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, the world’s most prestigious accolade of its kind, is postponed because of a sexual assault scandal? You create your own award. More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body …

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