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CJP not satisfied with KP govt performance in health, education sector

PESHAWAR: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Thursday told Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak that he was not satisfied with his government’s performance in health and education sector. A three-member bench, which includes Justice Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Umar Ata Bandial, was hearing several …

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‘Horse-trading’ in Senate polls: PTI issues notices to 20 MPAs

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to expel its lawmakers for “selling their votes” in Senate elections if they fail to satisfy the show cause notices issued to them, party’s Chairman Imran Khan said Wednesday. During a presser, the PTI chief said …

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No power can shake National Accountability Bureau: chairman

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Giving a clear message to the opponents, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday asserted that no power can shake the accountability watchdog. “NAB didn’t take any vengeful or bias action, but I would like to clarify here …

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‘Corruption could harm CPEC goals’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : China has been nice to Pakistan, on the surface that is. It has been building the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which will connect Western China with the Indian Ocean. Forbes magazine writes that CPEC could certainly benefit Pakistan, helping the country …

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US official confirms restriction on Pak diplomats

WASHINGTON -UNS : A senior official of Trump Administration has confirmed that Pakistani diplomats cannot move without seeking prior permission from the concerned authorities in the State Department. In an interview with VOA’s Uzbek service, Thomas Shannon, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, said this restriction …

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No ban imposed on airing of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam’s speeches: SC

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Tuesday expressed exasperation over fake news that Lahore High Court (LHC) has barred TV channels from airing ‘alleged anti-judiciary speeches’ of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz. As …

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Over 8,276bn corruption, irregularities in federal govt

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Department of Auditor General of Pakistan (DAGP) pointed out irregularities amounting to Rs8,276 billion in the federal government while irregularities amounting to Rs1,156 billion were pointed out in provincial governments during the audit year 2017-18. The meeting of the Policy Board …

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US uses Pakistan like a tissue paper : Imran

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan asserted on Monday that US uses Pakistan like a tissue paper, In an interview with Russian channel, Khan said that Pakistan sacrificed 70,000 citizens in US’s war against terrorism. “We faced economic loss of more than …

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Over 4,000 Pakistanis secretly handed over to foreigners for dollars: Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The head of Missing Persons Commission and Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal has revealed before the Human Rights Committee that Musharraf and Aftab Sherpao secretly handed over hundreds of Pakistanis to foreigners for dollars. While briefing the committee, Javed Iqbal revealed that …

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US involvement in Pakistan: ‘Musharaf, Rice,Aziz orchestrated PML-Q defeat in 2008 polls’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : On the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) between the PPP and Pervez Musharraf two days before the 2008 election, a meeting between a US delegation and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi portrayed the future political scene of Pakistan. …

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