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  • PIA to launch Air Safari once again

    July 9, 2018 1:11 PM

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has commenced its Air Safari flight services yet again that will take travelers atop the snowcapped peaks in the north of Pakistan. The national flag carrier of the country, publicized the news of Air Safari returning once again for mountain enthusiasts that will take sightseer atop the second highest peak in the world

  • Armed forces contribute 2-day salary for dams

    July 9, 2018 12:36 PM 2

    RAWALPINDI: The officers of all three services of Pakistan Armed Forces – Army, Navy and Airforce – will contribute their two days’ pay while soldiers one day’s pay to the announced fund for construction of Diamer-Basha and Mohmand dams. This has been announced by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major-General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet

  • ECP finishes logistical arrangements for polls

    July 9, 2018 12:17 PM 3

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that the commission had made all necessary logistic arrangements for ensuring to hold the upcoming general election on July 25 in a smooth and an organized manner. The holding of elections which is considered to be a biggest logistic activity in the country required a comprehensive strategy

  • China launches two satellites for Pakistan

    July 9, 2018 10:33 AM 2

    JIUQUAN: China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:56 a.m. Monday. The PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for an overseas buyer. A scientific

  • Imran Khan launches PTI manifesto for General Election 2018

    July 9, 2018 9:39 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has launched the party manifesto for General Election 2018 focusing on to meet economic and administrative challenges faced by Pakistan. The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have already launched their manifestos ahead of the general elections to be held on July 25th. The PTI chief

  • Captain Safdar sent to Adiala Jail

    July 9, 2018 6:43 AM

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law, retired captain Mohammad Safdar, who was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) yesterday, was shifted to Adiala Jail amid tight security on Monday morning. According to jail officials, Safdar underwent a medical examination in the penitentiary and was later shifted to a barrack specified

  • Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala jail

    July 9, 2018 4:25 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Captain (retd) Safdar was sent to the Adiala jail on Monday (today) after being produced in the same accountability court of Islamabad which had declared him guilty in the Avenfield reference and awarded him one year imprisonment. As per details, a three-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday arrested former prime

  • Protesters attack Nawaz Sharif’s Avenfield flats in London

    July 9, 2018 1:37 AM

    LONDON: A small group of protesters gathered outside Nawaz Sharif's Avenfield apartments in London on Sunday and attempted to break into the house. As per details, protesters attempted to break back entrance of Avenfield apartments soon after Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif entered the house, aggressive protesters also thrown shopping cart (trolley)

  • Turkey sacks 18,500 staff before end of coup emergency

    July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    ANKARA: Turkish authorities on Sunday ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees, including police officers, soldiers and academics, ahead of the expected end of a two-year state of emergency this month. The Official Gazette said 18,632 people had been sacked including 8,998 police officers over suspected links to terror organisations

  • Zaman leads Pakistan to T20 tri-series title

    July 9, 2018 12:00 AM

    HARARE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Fakhar Zaman was in the "best form of his life" after the opener cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan’s six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. "I think nowadays he’s in the best form of his life," Ahmed said of Zaman, who was named