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Daesh facilitator arrested from Peshawar

PESHAWAR -UNS : The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested facilitator of an international proscribed organization named as Saif Ali Shah here in the metropolitan city. According to reports pamphlets of Daesh, computers and other material have also been recovered from the facilitator. The metropolitan …

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Trump White House divided over Pakistan: report

By Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: The Trump White House is divided over how to deal with Pakistan, with some officials favouring a hardline approach and others warning against alienating a nuclear-armed country of 200 million people, the US media reported on Tuesday. The divide — reported …

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Memo-gate: SC gives govt 30 days to bring back Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered government authorities to take steps to bring former ambassador to the United States (US) Hussain Haqqani back to Pakistan within 30 days. The court was hearing a suo motu case regarding the 2011 Memogate scandal. Director General of …

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Extra-ordinary two-hour long meeting:PM, CJP discusses national issues

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday held an extra-ordinary two-hour long meeting with Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at latter’s chamber in Supreme Court of Pakistan’s (SC) building here in Islamabad today. The premier arrived at …

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CCI agrees to adopt National Water Policy

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) Tuesday reached a consensus on the need to adopt the National Water Policy, keeping in view the changes in the climate and rapidly depleting water resources in the country. The 36th meeting of the Council …

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Memogate: Governmental assurances to bring back Haqqani mere eyewash: CJP

The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar has termed the government’s efforts and assurances to bring Hussain Haqqani back for trial in Memogate case mere eyewash. Hearing Memogate case, the CJP inquired about the steps the government is taking to bring back former …

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Fake trust deeds submitted by Sharif family before JIT : Wajid Zia

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Prosecution witness and head of Panama Papers Case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) Wajid Zia on Tuesday informed accountability court that Maryam Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz submitted counterfeit trust deeds. He made these remarks while recording statements before accountability court in Avenfield …

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Musharraf defers his return to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has deferred his return to Pakistan over security concerns after Ministry of Defence refused to provide him security on his possible arrival to face the treason case being prosecuted in a special court here, sources said. …

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Ancient gate: Traces of Nimrod found in Pakistan’s Gwadar?

GWADAR -UNS : Researchers have found traces of Nimrod here in Pakistan in the face of an ancient gate named ‘Sutak Deen Dar’ some 150 kilometres from Gwadar city. The dilapidated, burned-down gate was built around 3500 BC and used to link the Makran Coast …

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Over 60 Russians expel by US as allies back Britain in spy row

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world Monday in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack. Washington led the way, ordering out 60 alleged agents, in a new blow …

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