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  • Qatari letter is a myth, Wajid Zia tells AC

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia Monday told the Accountability Court that the Sharif family failed to provide any money trail for the establishment of Al-Azizia Steel Company in Jeddah or the investment with Qatari royals and the Qatari letter is a myth, not reality. Counsel for Nawaz Sharif Khawaja Haris objected that the witness

  • Distribution of ads on merit: minister

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that details of government ads in the media are being uploaded on the website. Addressing a conference of All Pakistan Newspapers Society APNS here on Monday, she said transparency has been ensured in quota of ads in regional newspapers. The minister said the quota of ads in regional newspapers

  • Nawaz appealing to international establishment to save himself, says Imran

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday alleged former premier Nawaz Sharif was making an appeal to the international establishment to help him get an NRO and save himself from being jailed. He called for action against Nawaz under Article 6 of the Constitution. Imran was talking to journalists here after chairing a hurriedly-called

  • US diplomat involved in fatal accident leaves Pakistan

    May 14, 2018 8:30 PM

    ISLAMABAD: US diplomat Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall, who was involved in the fatal accident, has left Pakistan, Geo News reported citing diplomatic sources as saying. Colonel Joseph, the US military attaché was flown out of Pakistan from Nur Khan Airbase in a special air craft. According to sources, Colonel Joseph left the country after United States

  • Chinese delegation visits Pakistan

    May 14, 2018 7:54 PM

    A delegation of Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD) led by its vice president H.E Mr Zhau Li and former vice Minister of IDCPC International department, central committee of the communist party of China visited Pakistan. During a meeting with Mr Bayazeed Kasi, central joint secretary PTI Pakistan coordinator of party to party

  • Nothing new in Nawaz Sharif’s statement: Sanaullah

    May 14, 2018 5:19 PM 1

    LAHORE: Outspoken Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said that there was nothing new in Nawaz Sharif’s recent media statement about the Mumbai attacks. “I stand by Nawaz Sharif. Shehbaz Sharif also stands by Nawaz Sharif,” Sanaullah told media persons in Lahore. “Nawaz Sharif hasn’t said anything new. Former interior minister Rehman Malik had made same remarks

  • Investiture ceremony held at Air Headquarters

    May 14, 2018 3:10 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: An Investiture Ceremony was held at Air Headquarters, Islamabad, in which Operational and Non Operational Military awards were conferred upon Officers and Airmen of Pakistan Air Force for their distinguished services. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest on the occasion. In the ceremony

  • Nawaz Sharif's statement 'misinterpreted', says PM Khaqan Abbasi

    May 14, 2018 2:39 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi clarified on Monday that statement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ‘misinterpreted’ in the media. He was speaking to the journalists in a hurriedly called press conference after an important meeting of National Security Committee today. The NSC unanimously rejected the allegations and condemned

  • India responsible for Mumbai attacks: Rehman Malik

    May 14, 2018 11:14 AM 6

    ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister and PPP Senator Rehman Malik has held India responsible for the Mumbai attacks, saying the incident had been engineered to divert world attention from the violation of human rights in Kashmir. Rehman Malik said in a statement that Pakistan played no role in the incident. Referring to Nawaz Sharif’s statement on the incident

  • PM Abbasi meets Nawaz after NSC meeting

    May 14, 2018 11:14 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with Nawaz Sharif after attending an important meeting of National Security Committee, which deliberated upon the former PM’s statement regarding Mumbai attacks. Quoting sources, Geo News reported that the two leaders would also discuss the caretaker prime minster candidate. Nawaz Sharif, in a recent