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Ex-DG ISI should tell people whether he was behind PTI’s sit-in or not

ISLAMABAD -UNS- PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said former DG ISI Gen Zaheer-ul-Islam will have to tell the people whether he was behind PTI’s sit-in or not. He called for formation of a Truth and Reconciliation commission to dig out the facts behind PTI’s 2014 sit-in. …

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PPP for commission to probe Nawaz’s ‘perilous accusations’

KARACHI -UNS – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has on Wednesday demanded to constitute a commission to probe allegations hurled by ousted premier and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif. Terming Sharif’s accusations as ‘perilous’, senior PPP leader Maula Bakhsh Chandio has demanded unbiased …

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SCO holds tremendous potential for connectivity, economic development:FS

ISLAMABAD -APP/UNS  – Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Wednesday that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) holds tremendous potential for connectivity, trade, energy and economic development. She said this during the inaugural session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Legal Experts meeting being held …

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PM has no right to reject opposition nominee: Govt backtracking on caretaker PM:Shah

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah said that the government is backtracking on its original agreement over the caretaker PM. He said the matter might have to be taken to the parliamentary committee. “The PM has no right to reject the …

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Nawaz rejects his miscellaneous plea in Avenfield reference

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday has started recording his statement after accountability court rejected his miscellaneous plea in Avenfield reference. During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Harris submitted a petition, requesting the court to record answers …

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US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result: US Watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s revamped Afghanistan strategy has made little progress against the Taliban insurgency, leaving the country a “dangerous and volatile” place nearly 17 years after the U.S. invaded, a government watchdog report said Monday. The conclusion contrasts with assertions last fall …

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Hundu extremism: Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow

MUMBAI (AFP): A Muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said Sunday, the latest vigilante murder over the animal considered sacred by Hindus. Siraj Khan, a 45-year-old tailor, was attacked in the Satna district …

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Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Zaka Ashraf, Jalil Abbas Jilani to be PPP nominees for caretaker PM

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Peoples Party has finalized the names of Zaka Ashraf,Abdullah Hussain Haroon  and Jalil Abbas Jilani for caretaker PM. Abdullah Hussain Haroon the most favorite for caretaker PM slot.He  was the Pakistan Ambassador to the United Nations from September 2008 to …

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Corruptions in PIA : Probe against Aviation Division launched

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan International Airport (PIA) authorities and Aviation Division on Monday has directed chief finance officer to submit records regarding embezzlement of finances for giving presents to journalists. According to details, relevant authorities have initiated investigation against the spokesperson of Aviation Division Shair Ali …

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ECP proposes July 24 to 27 for general elections 2018

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday has sent a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain, suggesting dates for the next general elections. According to a statement issued by the ECP, the commission has proposed July 25 to 27 for the next polls …

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