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  • 10 dead in Texas school shooting

    May 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SANTA FE, Texas: At least 10 people died in a shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school on Friday and police searching the building said they had taken into custody a student suspected of the attack and found explosives in the school building. At least nine people were taken to area hospitals for treatment, hospital officials said. The condition of those

  • Some people join politics to make money: Imran

    May 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said some people join politics in Pakistan just to make money. "Just compare their (politicians) assets before and after coming to power," Imran said while addressing a book launch ceremony in Lahore. The PTI chief said the political party that takes the reigns of the country next, will deal with a crisis-stricken

  • Getting Rs54 bn loans written off: SC issues notices to 222 individuals, companies

    May 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) issued notices to 222 individuals and companies that had allegedly got loans of Rs54 billion written off. A press release issued by the apex court on Friday revealed that a two-member bench, headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan, and comprising Justice Mushir Alam heard suo motu case No.26 of 2007 with HR cases

  • Another PML-N MNA joins PTI

    May 18, 2018 10:21 PM 1

    LAHORE: Another sitting Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MNA from Rajanpur, Sardar Jaffar Khan Leghari has parted ways with PML-N and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, a day after three sitting PML-N MNAs, one MPA and three former MPAs switched over to the PTI. PML-N MNA Sardar Jaffer Laghari announced to join PTI in a meeting with Imran Khan in Lahore

  • Caretaker PM’s name to be finalized on Tuesday

    May 18, 2018 5:38 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and leader of opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Friday met here at the PM Chamber to finalize the name of caretaker prime minister. The two leaders had regular consultations in the past to develop a consensus on a suitable candidate. Speaking to media after the meeting, Khursheed Shah said the name of caretaker

  • Newly-wed couple shot dead in Umerkot for 'contracting free will marriage'

    May 18, 2018 5:13 PM 1

    A newly-wed couple was shot dead on Friday in Umerkot district allegedly by the woman's brother for contracting free-will marriage. The Pithoro police station in Umerkot district have registered a first investigation report (FIR) against Adeel for killing his sister and her husband allegedly for contracting a free-will marriage. According to Muhammad

  • Chinese Central Military Commission Vice Chairman visits Naval headquarters

    May 18, 2018 4:52 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, General Zhang Youxia was received by Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented

  • Three children among four martyred in Indian firing from across working boundary

    May 18, 2018 11:41 AM 1

    LAHORE: At least four people including three children and a women were martyred and 10 others injured when Indian forces resorted to unprovoked shelling from across the working boundary in Charwah Sector in Sialkot. According to the army, the Indian forces targeted civilian population in the shelling. The ISPR, media wing of the Pakistan Army, said the Rangers

  • Chinese Gen calls on COAS, lauds Pak Army’s security for CPEC

    May 18, 2018 3:55 AM 1

    RAWALPINDI: Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC) General Zhang Youxia called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ on Thursday, discussing regional security and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation, reads an ISPR press release. Matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral defence

  • Nepra seeks explanation for widespread power outage

    May 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has taken a serious notice of the hours-long power outage in the KP and Punjab provinces after the National Transmission of Dispatch Company’s (NTDC) northern system tripped on 16th May 2018. The regulator has directed the NTDC to submit a detailed report on the issue. On Wednesday