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Popular chef Zubaida Tariq passes away after short illness in Karachi

KARACHI : Famous chef, media personality and sister of writer Anwer Maqsood, Zubaida Tariq aka Zubaida Apa has passed away in Karachi on Thursday night after a brief illness. Zubaida Apa was popular for her cooking skills and housekeeping remedies. She has also hosted several …

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US places Pakistan on Special Watch List for ‘violation’ of religious freedom

The US Secretary of State has placed Pakistan on a Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedom, the State Department said. In a press statement issued today (Thursday), the Department of State announced that the Secretary of State re-designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, …

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Japan lauds Pakistan for sacrifices in anti-terrorism war

ISLAMABAD: Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono Thursday said Japan acknowledged Pakistan’s immense sacrifices to root out terrorism and extremism from the region. The visiting Japanese minister who met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here at PM Office said Japan was appreciative of Pakistan’s role in …

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3 Pakistani civilians injured in Indian ceasefire violation: ISPR

RAWALPINDI : Three Pakistani civilians were on Thursday injured as Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing at the working boundary. The incident took place near Zafarwal Sector. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Pakistan Army gave a befitting reply which killed one Indian soldier. It …

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Zardari urges Nawaz to ‘reveal all truths’

MIRPUR KHAS: PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday urged ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to “reveal all the truths” including how he had won the elections in 2013 and became the prime minister. A day earlier, the PML-N chief had threatened to lift the …

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Nawaz warns to put evidence before nation if ‘behind curtain activities’ not stoped

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) president Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday has warned against putting all evidence before nation if engineered activities are not stopped. He was addressing a presser here at Punjab House in Islamabad today (Wednesday). While apprising attendants that outcomes of …

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Neither Pakistani govt nor the military fought war on terror for aid: ISPR DG

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor Bajwa has welcomed the reaction at national level in Pakistan that United States (US) president Donald Trump’s anti-Pakistan remarks attracted. In a statement issued by the media cell of the military, …

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NAB references: Nawaz, Maryam reappear in accountability court

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar on Wednesday have reappeared in accountability court in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, prosecution witness Tasleem Khan recorded his …

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CCs’ Conference reviews evolving geo-strategic environment

RAWALPINDI -UNS – A special Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at the military’s General Headquarters (GHQ) on Tuesday. Chaired by Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, the huddle reviewed the evolving geo-strategic environment and internal security situation, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif …

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Pakistan clamps ban on donations to JuD, LeT

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has placed a ban on giving donations to all banned outfits listed in the list of United Nations. “The SECP hereby prohibits all companies from donating cash to the entities and individuals listed under …

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