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Ministries of power, petroleum abolished; new portfolios formed

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The strength of the federal cabinet has been raised from 31 to 34 as the government under Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has issued a notification regarding the re-organization of the portfolios on Monday. According to the notification, the ministries of water and …

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Over 35 injured as explosion rocks Lahore

LAHORE-UNS: At least 35 people were injured after an explosion rocked Lahore’s Outfall road. The cause of the blast is still unknown but the voice of the explosion was heard across Lahore breaking glasses of buildings around Outfall road. The injured have been moved to …

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I was maligned after divorce with Imran, says Reham Khan

HARIPUR -UNS: Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, said that she was maligned after her divorce with the political leader. Speaking in a press conference, she said that she is not in contact with former PTI leader Aisha Gulalai nor …

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Ayesha Ahad demands parliamentary committee probe against Hamza Shahbaz

LAHORE -UNS – In the backdrop of Ayesha Gulalai’s allegations of sexual harassment against Imran Khan, Ayesha Ahad has made her way into the limelight by announcing to knock the door of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against her former husband and PML-N lawmaker Hamza …

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Four new ministries constituent divisions constituted

ISLAMABAD -APP/UNS: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed constitution of four new ministries and their constituent divisions. According to a press release from the Prime Minister’s Media Wing the decision has been taken under the provisions of Rule 3 of the Rules of Business 1973. The …

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43-member new cabinet sworn in

ISLAMABAD -UNS: President Mamnoon Hussain Friday administered oath of office to the new Federal Cabinet that would run affairs of the State under the newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Following two days of back to back meetings with Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the former …

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Shahbaz might not run for PM after all

By Zulqernain Tahir LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to hold a high-level huddle of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders to review his earlier decision to elevate Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to the Centre, say party insiders. The rumour mill has been busy …

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PTI sends legal notice to Ayesha Gulalai

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has sent a legal notice to the party’s former MNA Ayesha Gulalai for her allegations against Imran Khan, on Wednesday. According to details, the legal notice was sent from PTI’s Central Media Coordinator Javed Badar to Ayesha Gulalai. The …

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ECP announces NA-120 by-election schedule

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced the schedule of by-election of constituency NA-120 Lahore-III, which has become vacant due to de-notification of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as member National Assembly. According to ECP’s notification, the polling will be held in the said …

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Former MQM MPA Irum Farooque joins PTI?

KARACHI -UNS: Former MQM MPA Irum Azeem Farooque announced her decision to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday. She made the announcement of joining the PTI on micro-blogging website Twitter. “PTI leadership has been in touch with me since a few month and has Respectfully …

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