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Nation will celebrate 77th Pakistan Day on Thursday

ISLAMBAD -UNS – The nation will celebrate the 77th Pakistan Day tomorrow in a befitting manner. The day will dawn with 31 gun salute in the Federal Capital, and 21 gun salute in the provincial capitals. A spectacular joint armed services parade will be held …

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NAB may issue red notice against Babar Ghouri

KARACHI-UNS – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) might issue red notice against former Minister for Ports and Shipping Babar Khan Ghauri, revealed a source on Tuesday. During Ghauri’s tenure, about 1,200 people were illegally appointed in Karachi Port Trust (KPT), revealed a source privy to the …

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NA passes Pakistan Army Amendment Bill 2017

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly resumed its session in Islamabad on Tuesday afternoon with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair. The National Assembly today resumed discussion on a motion moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid to amend the Constitution of the …

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Farooq Sattar released after brief detention

KARACHI :Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-Pakistan) leader Farooq Sattar was released by police after brief detention on late Friday night. Police had arrested Farooq Sattar from Shahra-e-Faisal when he was returning home after attending a wedding ceremony. Farooq Sattar was taken into custody in a case …

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Missing Indian clerics surface in Karachi

KARACHI: Two Indian Sufi clerics, who had been missing in Pakistan for the past three days, safely returned to Karachi on Saturday. The clerics identified as Asif Nizami and his friend Nazim Nizami, belonged to Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. The duo had travelled to Pakistan …

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Asad Qaiser rejects corruption charges

ISLAMABAD: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly Asad Qaiser on Saturday said a baseless propaganda has been initiated against him of buying 35-kanal house in Bani Gala. Addressing a press conference, Speaker Provincial Assembly KPK said if any one pointed out and proved his alleged 35-kanal …

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Census 2017: Head-count begins across country

ISLAMABAD: The first phase of the 6th population census exercise continues in 63 districts across the country. House listing in the first phase of Census 2017 has been completed while head-count will start today (Saturday). As per the census calendar, during the first phase the …

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China calls for Kashmir solution through talks

KARACHI: The Chinese foreign ministry has called for the settlement of the Kashmir issue through dialogue between Pakistan and India. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chun­ying said this while addressing a regular press conference in Beijing on Friday. Answering a question regarding India’s objection to …

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Bilawal launches state-of-art Sindh People’s Ambulance service

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the Sindh government has realized the dream of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto by launching state-of-art Sindh People’s Ambulance service to improve health services in Thatta and Sujawal. Addressing the launching ceremony of the Ambulance …

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Next PSL will be held in Pakistan, by PTI: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD : Imran Khan once again used the word ‘Phateechar’ to describe foreign players and PSL chairman Najam Sethi during his address in Islamabad on Friday. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman claimed that the next PSL, which is due in 2018, will be arranged under their …

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