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  • Nisar warns Maryam Nawaz’s sharp tongue pushing PML-N into dead end

    March 22, 2018 7:00 PM

    ISLAMABAD: Disgruntled PML-N leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has warned that ‘sharp tongue’ used by Maryam Nawaz was steering the party into a dead end. Chaudhry Nisar was reacting to Maryam Nawaz’s remarks she made and Nawaz Sharif’s poetry he recited on Wednesday. Nisar Ali Khan said, “I can reply in the same tone Maryam

  • PAF releases national song to commemorate Pakistan Day

    March 22, 2018 7:00 PM

    KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force in reverence to the Pakistan Day, has released a song venerating the innumerable services of the aerial force for the defense of the country. The song titled “Oonchi Uran” portrays the services of the PAF as the central idea that instill in young minds a riveting sense of patriotism and zeal. The national song features the voice

  • Sherry Rehman becomes first female Opposition leader in Senate

    March 22, 2018 3:03 PM

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Senator Sherry Rehman has assumed office of opposition leader in the Senate. Senator Sherry Rehman is the first female opposition leader in Senate and enjoys support of 34 senators. She is the 12th Opposition leader in the Upper House of the Parliament and seventh opposition leader from PPP. According to Geo News, notification

  • Court rejects Nawaz, Maryam 's pleas seeking exemption from hearing

    March 22, 2018 12:50 PM

    ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Thursday dismissed applications of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz seeking exemption from appearance in the trial proceedings . The former prime minister and his daughter had through their counsel sought exemption for a week from March 26 contending that they have to leave for London where Begum Kulsoom Nawaz has been undergoing

  • Naqeebullah case: Rao Anwar remanded in police custody till April 21

    March 22, 2018 10:43 AM

    KARACHI: An-anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday sent former Malir SSP Rao Anwar on 30-day physical remand in Naqeebullah murder case a day after his dramatic appearance in the Supreme Court of Pakistan . He was brought to the ATC situated in Clifton area of the city amid tight security. Anwar was presented before the ATC by SP Investigation Abid Qaim Khani

  • Nawaz holds out olive branch to institutions

    March 22, 2018 8:39 AM

    Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said he is prepared to hold negotiations with state institutions in the national interest for the rule of law and democracy. He said he would hold the discussions if they are within constitutional limits. He said the prime minister who carried out nuclear tests was facing the court after being ousted from office

  • Afghan envoy congratulates Peshawar Zalmi for win over Karachi Kings

    March 22, 2018 6:55 AM

    Dr Omar Zakhilwal, Afghanistan's Ambassador to Islamabad, on Thursday congratulated Peshwar Zalmi for qualifying for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL). The Afghan envoy shared on Twitter a picture of players and franchise owner Javed Afridi with a message, "Congratulations to @PeshawarZalmi for its fantastic game & victory over Karachi Kings last night

  • Ayaz Soomro’s body arrives in Karachi

    March 22, 2018 5:11 AM 1

    KARACHI: The body of Muhammad Ayaz Soomro, who passed away in New York on Tuesday, has arrived in Karachi, his funeral prayers will be offered today (Wednesday) in Larkana. As per details, the deceased's body was received by his family at Karachi airport, which was brought Pakistan from New York through Emirates, Flight EK-202,via Dubai. Soomro's funeral

  • Tribunal told to rehear plea seeking Jhangvi disqualification

    March 22, 2018 2:04 AM

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday directed an election tribunal to rehear a petition seeking disqualification of MPA Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, son of defunct Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan’s founder Haq Nawaz Jhangvi. Justice Atir Mahmood passed the order, disposing of a writ petition moved by a voter of PP-78 in Jhang, who contended that the tribunal

  • Pakistan's flag flown over London’s Westminster Abbey

    March 22, 2018 1:53 AM 8

    LONDON: Pakistan Day Special Memorial Service was held at the Westminster Abbey. In keeping with the past practice, Pakistani flag was also flown on top of the north tower of the Abbey. As per details, Abbey organized a special Evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan. Special prayers were offered for the strengthening of Pakistan-UK