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  • PAF Hercules arrives in UK to participate in Royal Air Tattoo Show 2018

    July 12, 2018 2:59 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: An artistically painted PAF C-130 aircraft, landed at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK) to participate in the Royal International Air Tattoo Show-2018. The No 6 squadron Hercules would be vying for the coveted Concours D' Elegance trophy at the prestigious air show which will be opening for the general public from 13 July till 15 July. Theme

  • SC bars FIA from summoning Zardari, Faryal Talpur in money laundering case

    July 12, 2018 8:04 AM

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Federeal Investigation Agency not to summon Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur before general election. The orders came during suo motu hearing of reports about a multi-billion rupee money laundering scam. Senior lawyer Farooq H. Naek represented Zardari in the apex court which said the case could

  • Filmmakers to reveal ‘Gul Makai’ first look on Malala’s birthday today

    July 12, 2018 5:28 AM 3

    It is a big day for world’s youngest Nobel Laureate Malala Yousufzai for more reasons than one. As the daring, young, inspiring girl celebrates her 21st birthday today (July 12) makers of her much-awaited biopic ‘Gul Makai’ will also reveal its first look - teaser today. Sharing the idea that struck them as to why and how they decided to make a biopic

  • NA-125 rigging case: Supreme Court rules in Saad Rafique's favour

    July 12, 2018 5:03 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Setting aside Election Tribunal's verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique's favour in a case pertaining to election rigging in NA-125. The PMLN leader had approached the SC after the Tribunal judge Rashid Mehboobi ordered by-election declaring election results in the constituency

  • PML-N leaders condemn crackdown on party activists

    July 12, 2018 2:44 AM

    LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday condemned the crackdown against the party activists by police, terming the move as an attempt to bar party loyalists from going to airport welcoming their leader Nawaz Shairf. Speaking at a hurriedly called press conference in Model Town Lahore early on Thursday

  • Trade gap hits record $37.7bn

    July 12, 2018 12:59 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit widened to an all-time high of $37.7 billion in the outgoing fiscal year, contributing to the rising current account deficit of the country. The deficit soared almost 16 per cent during the 2017-18, posing a serious challenge for the government to control the menace of rising current account deficit, according to official

  • Teachers rally against university administration

    July 12, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SUKKUR: The Shah Abdul Latif University Teachers’ Association (SALUTA) on Wednesday took out a rally against the illegal appointment of Registrar and victimization of teachers, particularly Ishrat Ali Mirani, Assistant Professor and Member Syndicate, who was critical of alleged corruption and nepotism in the affairs of the university. The protesting

  • Money taken abroad through corruption, legal means: DG FIA

    July 12, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that 4,221 Pakistanis have foreign bank accounts and assets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The revelation came as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, while heading a two-judge bench, remarked, “FIA should inform us how many Pakistanis

  • Being chased by suspicious cars, says Sherry Rehman

    July 11, 2018 11:52 PM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Sherry Rehman has said that two suspicious cars had been chasing her for last two days, Geo News reported on Wednesday night. The PPP senator, speaking on the floor of the Senate, warned that if her surveillance wasn't stopped she would provide the registration numbers of those vehicles to the authorities

  • Asif Ali Zardari decides to appear before SC on Thursday: sources

    July 11, 2018 7:05 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has decided to appear before Supreme Court in money-laundering case tomorrow (Thursday), sources said. According to sources, Asif Ali Zardari decided to appear before apex court after consultation with his legal team. The sources added that Asif Ali Zardari will arrive in Islamabad