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COAS visits Rawalpindi Corps; expresses satisfaction on prepardness

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has visited Rawalpindi Corps Headquarters (HQ) on Friday and was briefed over prevalent situation along the Line of Control (LoC). Media cell of army reported that the army chief expressed satisfaction over …

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Senate unanimously passes Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Senate on Friday passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 after National Assembly unanimously approved revival of the 7-B and 7-C clauses of the bill, relating to Khatam-e-Nabuwwat in their original forms. The bill was tabled by Law Minister Zahid Hamid during …

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KSA King to step down in favor of crown prince Muhammad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Saudi monarch King Salman will step down next week and announce his son Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as his successor, British media reports said. The 81-year-old king will continue as a ceremonial figurehead, with official leadership of the country resting with his …

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Bill for delimitation of constituencies: NA passes with two third majority

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Thursday passed the constitutional amendment to consider the provisional results of census 2017 to make delimitation of constituencies for upcoming general election, 2018. Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid presented the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 aimed for …

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NA passes Election Amendment Bill 2017 to restore Khatm-i-Nabuwwat laws

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday approved the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 to restore laws regarding the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat to their original form. The bill was tabled by Law Minister Zahid Hamid. According to the bill, Sections 7B and 7C of the Conduct of General Elections …

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Pak,US military commanders discuss regional security

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Commander US Central Command (CENTCOM), General Joseph L. Votel, called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday. According to ISPR, discussion between the two high-ups focused on regional security situation, Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan border management and Pakistan’s positive contributions …

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Taliban backs in S.Waziristan

WANA -UNS: The talibans once again reappeared in South Waziristan and established their Jirga system and  “peace committee” in the area.  The political administration of South Waziristan Agency admitted that unknown elements had circulated pamphlets late last month warning people against holding “cultural and social …

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SP,three family members gunned down in Quetta

QUETTA -UNS: At least four people, including a senior police officer, were killed in an ambush on his vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday. The gun attack took place in Nawan Killi area of the city. According to initial reports, SP Investigation Muhammad Ilyas was going …

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Terrorist attacks in Pakistan continue to decline: report

LONDON -UNS  : The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday. Its report, produced by Australia´s Institute for Economics & Peace, found there …

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Corruption,money laundering charges: Nawaz, Maryam,Safdar appear in accountability court

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar appeared in accountability court in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) references today (Wednesday) in Corruption,money laundering charges . During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, NAB witness Sidra …

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