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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM PTI funding case enters final phase at ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) 2014 foreign funding case at the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has apparently entered the final phase, as the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is in the process of sharing funding details with it, having received from banks across Pakistan. The ECP had written to the SBP on July 03 this year and sought

July 13, 2018 1:53 AM Imran gets bitter at PML-N workers welcoming Sharifs

LAHORE/NAROWAL: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan putting aside all the political correctness and norms on Thursday questioned as to why the people would go to welcome the thieves (the Sharifs) of the country. In a rally in Narowal, he said he/she must be a donkey whoever goes to receive Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz at the Lahore airport 1

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM SC directs media campaign for dams fund

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed the Information Ministry and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure an efficient media campaign for the fund announced by Supreme Court of Pakistan for Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams for raising public awareness. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) 2

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Money taken abroad through corruption, legal means: DG FIA

ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that 4,221 Pakistanis have foreign bank accounts and assets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The revelation came as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, while heading a two-judge bench, remarked, “FIA should inform us how many Pakistanis 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

ROME: Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, apparently keeping up a hardline policy on new arrivals as it presses European allies to share the burden of hosting an influx of displaced people. A commercial ship that supplies oil platforms off the coast of Libya pulled 66 migrants to safety

July 10, 2018 2:43 PM Imran Khan turns his gun on Asif Zardari in Shangla rally

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said former president Asif Ali Zardari will have to be held accountable for corruption after Nawaz Sharif. “We will have to rid the country of thieves and plunderers to put Pakistan on the path of progress and prosperity,” Khan told a gathering of supporters at Shangla. The money which was supposed 4

July 10, 2018 1:47 PM Wapda officials to donate money from their salaries for construction of dams

All officers of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) will donate their two-day salary, while officials from BPS 1-16 will contribute one-day salary to the Diamer-Basha and Mohmand Dam Fund, the authority announced following a top-level meeting on Tuesday. The meeting, which was presided over by Wapda chairman retired Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain

July 9, 2018 12:17 PM ECP finishes logistical arrangements for polls

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 5

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM MQM leader Saleem Shahzad passes away in London

LONDON: Former founding member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Saleem Shehzad passed away here on Sunday. Family sources informed Geo News that he passed away at 3:30am GMT and will be buried in London. Shahzad, who was suffering from cancer, was admitted to a London hospital after his condition deteriorated two days ago. He had been suffering

July 8, 2018 7:16 AM Pakistan marks second death anniversary of Abdul Sattar Edhi

KARACHI: Pakistan is remembering renowned philanthropist and social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi on his second death anniversary today (Sunday). Born in 1928, Edhi migrated to Pakistan in 1947 along with his family and dedicated his life to the poor . After noticing that people in Pakistan were without shelter, food medicine and clothing, he begged people 1