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JUI-F not against FATA’s merger with KP: Maulana Fazl

PESHAWAR -UNS : Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman Saturday said his party was not against merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The merger, however, should take place with the consent of the people of FATA and it had been …

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KP govt to construct CPEC City near Swabi

PESHAWAR -UNS : Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to construct CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) City on Islamabad-Peshawar-Motorway near Swabi. While quoting government sources, Radio Pakistan reported that the city will be constructed on eighty thousand kanal land at a cost of over four billion dollars …

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Pak-Afghan border at Torkham opened after 26 hours

TORKHAM -UNS – After 26 hours of standstill, Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Torkham was opened on Saturday for trade and transport. Torkham border was closed on Friday after twin blasts had resulted in injuring four security personnel and two Afghan nationals. The border was closed for …

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In their video messages, which are available here for free download and editorial use, ICC Director, …

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Pakistan defeat World XI by 33 runs, lift Independence Cup trophy

LAHPRE-UNS – Pakistan has defeated World XI by a margin of 33 runs after batting first and posting a total of 183 and losing just four wickets. World XI have won the toss and chose to field first in the decisive Twenty20I of series of …

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Pakistan stresses importance of engagement with US: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday emphasized the importance of engagement between Pakistan and the United States of America, to pursue common objectives and issues of mutual interest. He was talking to Ambassador of United Sates of America Ambassador David Hale who called on …

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State Institutions need to stay in ambit, respect constitutional limits : Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani in Senate sitting on Friday, has observed that all State institutions are working under the Constitutions which provides for trichotomy of power and this provision should be respected by every institution. He made these remarks while talking on …

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Panama scandal: SC dismisses all review petitions of Sharif family, Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Supreme Court on Friday rejected review petitions against its July 28 decision in Panama Papers Case and stayed the disqualification of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The Supreme Court bench, which heard the …

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Haqqani network operates from eastern Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD  – Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that tours to Iran, Turkey and China were of great importance and it will help in maintaining a formidable foreign policy.While talking to a private TV channel, federal minister for foreign affairs said that he …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, US reaffirm resolve to fight terrorism

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Tripartite (Pakistan-Afghanistan-United States) counter-Daesh and Pak-Afghan bilateral military cooperation meetings were held at Ministry of Defence in Kabul. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a six-member high level Pakistan military delegation headed by Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Pakistan Army …

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