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  • Modi govt faces no-confidence motion tomorrow

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Indian Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) will take up discussion and voting on no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi government tomorrow (Friday, July 20), it has been announced by Indian Lok Sabha speaker Ms. Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday in Indian capital. According to media reports, the no-trust vote will be held from 11:am to 6:pm. United

  • Jang Economic Session: Rupee devaluation to bring new wave of inflation, say experts

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Devaluation of rupee against the US dollar will affect all segments of society, PML-N, PTI and PPP experts should evolve a mechanism to handle the issue and Senate Standing Committee on finance can play an effective role in this regard. These views were expressed by the experts at Jang Economic Session on ‘impact of devaluation of rupee against

  • NAB takes notice of DG CAA’s use of PIA plane for joyride

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, ordered a complaint verification of alleged joyride of DG Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with a group of friends on a PIA aircraft to Skardu illegally while passengers were waiting for the plane’s arrival at the Skardu airport for their scheduled flight. The chairman

  • South Punjab is PML-N's stronghold, says Shehbaz Sharif

    July 18, 2018 3:07 PM

    “South Punjab is a stronghold of the PML-N and I am sure masses will reject bat, jeep and arrow and vote for 'lion' symbol in the party,” Sharif told a rally in Rajanpur district of south Punjab. Shehbaz criticized Imran Khan saying that when dengue virus attacked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief went to Nathia Gali. “Imran

  • Imran Khan vows to make tourism a top priority

    July 18, 2018 2:36 PM

    NATHIA GALI: PTI chairman Imran Khan that his party would make tourism a top priority after coming into power. Addressing a gathering of supporters in the mountain resort town of Nathia Gali, Khan said that this area was better than Switzerland in term of scenic beauty. “Those who say industries will be set up at Nathia Gali are telling lies. Industries

  • Ex-PM’s daughter, Senator Amjal Wazir join PTI

    July 18, 2018 12:03 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo’s daughter Fiza Junejo have joined Pakistan Tehreeek-Insaf (PTI) after meeting Imran Khan in Islamabad. According to a statement issued by the PTI's Media Department, Senator Ajmal Wazir also met the PTI chief and joined his party. The two politicians separately met Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence

  • Zardari, Faryal Talpur removed from ECL

    July 18, 2018 9:06 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The government has removed names of Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur from the Exit Control List, Geo News reported on Wednesday. The names were removed from the list by the Interior Ministry days after they were placed on it in order to prevent them from leaving the country. Their names were placed on the Exit Control List after

  • Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

    July 18, 2018 8:53 AM

    The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks

  • Helicopter case: Imran asked to appear before NAB today

    July 18, 2018 7:35 AM

    PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Imran Khan in connection with a case pertaining to use of government helicopter. NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on February 2 had ordered an inquiry against the PTI chairman for using two KPK government helicopters on lower rates. According to Geo News, Khan was arsed to appear

  • Aqeel thrashes Zohaib in EAM & SEM Memorial Tennis

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Pakistan No 1 Aqeel Khan won his match in the first round of men’s singles in the 2nd EAM & SEM Memorial National Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana on Tuesday. Aqeel thrashed Zohaib Gul from Hyderabad 6-0, 6-0. In other matches, Munir Ashiq smashed Wawel Raza 6-1, 6-2; Tahirullah Khan from KP beat M A Saeed 6-2, 7-5; Zeeshan Ashraf defeated