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  • Bilawal extends Ramzan greetings to Muslims

    May 16, 2018 11:09 PM 1

    KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended greetings to Muslim brothers and sisters on sighting of moon of the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday. In a felicitation message, PPP Chairman reminded the people of very basic responsibilities of catering to the needs of needy and have-nots and appealed for prayers for peace

  • Colonel martyred, 3 terrorists killed in Killi Almas operation in Balochistan

    May 16, 2018 8:22 PM 2

    Security forces intercepted and killed a 'high-value target' of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) said to be involved in the killings of over 100 members of the Hazara community as well as police personnel, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported early Thursday. Col Sohail Abid of Military Intelligence was martyred in the gunfight. Four other soldiers

  • Ramazan moon sighted, holy month to begin from May 17

    May 16, 2018 2:43 PM 2

    The moon marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramazan has been sighted, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman announced on Wednesday. The holy month will begin from May 17, Thursday. Mufti Muneeb made the announcement while addressing a press conference in Karachi after the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee concluded its meeting

  • Nawaz says will disclose names of characters behind 2014 sit-in

    May 16, 2018 11:05 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said there were several characters behind 2014 sit-in. "Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri are among those characters, I will disclose names of other characters when the time comes ," he said while talking to journalists at the Accountability Court which has been hearing corruption references against

  • PTI leader submits application for case registration against Nawaz

    May 16, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab leader Ejaz Chaudhry Tuesday submitted an application with Liaqatabad Police Station for registration of a treason case against Nawaz Sharif over his alleged anti-Pakistan statement. Ejaz Chaudhry was accompanied by Shabbir Sial, another PTI Lahore activist when they visited the police station. He told the media

  • National security shouldn't be put at stake for political gains: PM

    May 15, 2018 2:43 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for an end to a debate that Nawaz Sharif sparked with his controversial remarks about Mumbai attacks. Expressing his views in the National Assembly, he said that Sharif's remarks were misreported by Indian media. "Nawaz Sharif didn't say Mumbai attackers were dispatched from Pakistan. The sentence

  • Ramzan moon likely to be sighted on Wednesday

    May 15, 2018 5:31 AM 8

    KARACHI: The Meteorological Department said on Tuesday that the crescent of Ramzan is likely to be sighted on Wednesday. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is tasked with announcing the advent of Ramzan after sighting moon. Evidence of moon sighting is collected from across the country through regional Ruet-e-Hial Committees. Muslims all over the world

  • Nawaz rejects National Security Committee statement

    May 15, 2018 5:31 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has rejected the statement of National Security Committee's Monday's statement as horrible and painful, according to Geo News. The TV channel reported that the PMLN leader has said the statement of the top civilian-military coordination forum was based of misunderstanding. The NSC meeting

  • Mother also booked for concealing Sana’s murder

    May 15, 2018 1:03 AM 1

    GUJRAT: Police have booked the mother of Sana Cheema, the Italian national of Pakistani origin who was killed for honour allegedly by her father and brother, on charges of concealing the alleged murder of her daughter. Saddar DSP Irfanul Haq Sulehria told Dawn that a case against Nargis Tahira had been registered under Section 201 of the Pakistan Penal

  • All must think before speaking

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Monday said that the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi should take Parliament into confidence about the decisions of the National Security Committee (NSC). “Once the prime minister took Parliament into confidence about the decisions of the National Security Committee