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August 23, 2017 2:48 AM ANP factions agree on terms to unite

SHABQADAR: Both factions of the Awami National Party on Tuesday agreed the terms to unite after Asfandyar Wali Khan met his stepmother Begum Naseem Wali at the family’s Wali Bagh home in Charsadda. According to a press release, both the leaders issued a statement, saying that their groups had decided to work under the ANP banner to promote Bacha Khan’s 2

August 23, 2017 1:43 AM Kalsoom diagnosed with throat cancer

| To stay in NA-120 by-election contest LAHORE - Kalsoom Nawaz, wife of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been diagnosed with stage-one throat cancer by British consultants, sources in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz confirmed on Tuesday. However, the former first lady who left for London last week, will stay as PML-N candidate for NA-120 by-election 2

August 22, 2017 2:35 AM India vs China: clash of the titans

A border dispute high in the Himalayas puts the decades long "cold peace" between India and China under severe strain “IT is true that we have a border dispute with China. But in the last 40 years, not a single bullet has been fired because of it", exclaimed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Russia in June. He hailed the 21st century 2

August 16, 2017 9:30 AM China urges India to protect peace after border altercation

BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged India to protect the peace and stability of the border region after Indian sources said the soldiers of the two Asian giants were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas. Both countries’ troops have already been embroiled in a seven-week-long standoff on the Doklam plateau in another part of the remote 12 1

August 15, 2017 1:54 PM Afghan Taliban warn Trump against troop increase in open letter

KABUL: Afghan Taliban published an open letter to US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warning him against sending more American forces to Afghanistan. The statement called for the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-torn country and comes as Trump weighs increasing the number of American troops there. “Previous experiences have shown 3

August 15, 2017 1:56 AM Leadership must get united on Constitution: president

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday urged the national leadership to get united on the Constitution and they should overcome complaints and concerns with regard to one another. He said that he expected moderation and rationality from the national leadership. He called upon the leadership to concentrate on the anxiety and restlessness of the people 2

August 15, 2017 12:00 AM Movahedi’s return not certain

KARACHI: The six-month contract of Pakistan’s Iranian volleyball coach Hamid Movahedi expires at the end of September. Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) is expected to write a letter to Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) to extend his contract for next six months. But it is not yet certain whether Movahedi will come back from his hometown in Istanbul to resume 2

August 15, 2017 12:00 AM PBC asks lawyers to observe mourning day today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has appealed to the lawyers throughout Pakistan to observe nation-wide ‘mourning day’ today (Tuesday) to express solidarity with the families of martyred civilians and military soldiers and injured persons in the terrorists suicide attack in Quetta last week. In a statement issued here on Monday, Ahsan Bhoon 3

August 14, 2017 12:16 AM We made some mistakes and learnt from them: COAS

ISLAMABAD: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday that despite the shortage of resources, their elders made the country stand on its feet, admitting that during this process “we made some mistakes and learnt from them”. He said Pakistan is strong today and on the path of law and Constitution. He was speaking at the flag hoisting ceremony 2

August 13, 2017 7:57 PM Interior minister desires unity to defeat terrorism

Minister for Interior Affairs Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday stressed upon the need to further strengthen the unity among all ranks of the nation to completely efface the menace of terrorism from the country. Talking to journalists along with Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zahri and Home Minister Sarfraz Bughti, he urged the need for showing complete solidarity 2