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  • Naval Chief Admiral Abbasi calls on Western Fleet Commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces

    March 18, 2018 12:54 AM 4

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, is on an official visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Western Fleet Commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Hamed Bakheet Al Johani and also visited RSNF Ship and establishments. During the meeting with Western Fleet Commander

  • Khyber Paktunkhwa seeks Punjab govt help to moderenize CTD

    March 17, 2018 2:57 PM 3

    Lahore: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has sought help from Punjab to enhance its skills to combat terrorism . "Call Data Records Based Crime Analysis has been very effective in countering terrorism and investigation of crimes in Punjab," said a spokesman for the Punjab government on Saturday, adding that KP has asked Punjab for assistance in modernisation

  • PM Abbasi meets US officials in Washington

    March 17, 2018 10:48 AM 2

    WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has held meetings with US officials during his stay in Washintong, Geo News reported on Saturday. Citing unnamed sources, the TV channel reported that the prime minister met US officials at a local hotel where diplomats from the Pakistani embassy were also present. The prime minister also met Congressman

  • People in Sindh do not support Imran Khan: Khuhro

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM

    SUKKUR: PPP Sindh President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Friday, while addressing the party’s public meeting in village Noorabad near Taluka Warrah in district Qambar-Shahdadkot, said the people of Sindh do not support Imran Khan because he supported dictator Musharraf during referendum. Taking a jibe at Nawaz, he said that Nawaz Sharif would weep in prison

  • Dr Ikhtiar Baig elected Chairman Pak-UAE Business Council

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    KARACHI: President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Ghazanfar Bilour has appointed leading industrialist Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig as Chairman of Pak-UAE Business Council for 2018. Pak-UAE Business Council comprises heads of the leading Pakistani and UAE companies. Dr Baig has been elected unopposed with all directors on the board

  • Kings beat United by seven wickets, qualify for playoffs

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    SHARJAH: Karachi Kings qualified to play the Pakistan Super League's playoff round after smashing down Islamabad United by six wickets on Friday, Geo TV reported. Kings will play Islamabad United again in the qualifier match on Sunday. The winner goes through to the final, while the loser gets a second chance and plays the winner of the first eliminator

  • PIA’s hasty flight into privatisation

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: A ‘push from the top’ and ‘hurry to sell Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before 31st May’, the last day in government for the current PML-N set-up, has led to a feverish activity within the Privatisation Commission to the bafflement of official machinery, much of which remains not on board. The News has learnt that Federal Minister Danyal

  • 451 judges, including 21 D&SJs, transferred in Punjab

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has transferred 451 judges including 21 district and sessions judges (D&SJs). Those transferred include 76 additional district and sessions judges (AD&SJs), 11 senior civil judges and 343 civil judges. The transfers on such a high scale have been ordered for the first time after LHC Chief Justice took charge and a notification

  • Mujahid Anwar appointed new Chief of Air Staff

    March 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The government with the approval of the prime minister has designated Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan as the new Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, with effect from March 19. Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, presently Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, has superseded another decorated officer Vice Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Farooq

  • Festival of Lights to bring light for cancer patients

    March 16, 2018 11:49 PM

    KARACHI: Students of Dawood Public School organized a fund-raising event, called the DPS Festival of Lights in order to create awareness and raise funds for Bait-ul-Sukoon Cancer Hospital. Students, teachers and parents participated in the Festival of Lights where various fun activities including parades, were organized to inculcate a sense of community-spirit