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July 17, 2018 12:44 PM CJP Justice Nisar sways to traditional music during Gilgit-Baltistan tour

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has become center of attention online after a video of him swaying with locals of Gilgit-Baltistan went viral. The CJP who is presently touring the northern areas of the country with his family, was spotted sharing a jovial moment with locals in the Hunza Valley by shaking a leg in a traditional manner

July 16, 2018 10:44 AM Number of foreign tourists arrival in Pakistan regain upward trend

ISLAMABAD: As many as 10476 foreign visitors were arrived in Pakistan on tourist visa to look around the popular destination of the country during the year 2017, regaining an upward momentum of tourist’s arrival. According to an official source, around 9161 visitors arrived in the country on tourist visa in the year 2016, 6474 in 2015, 5575 in 2014 and 10560 in the year 2013. The popular 1

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Rs63 bn oil scam: NAB to take accused to court today

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is all set to produce senior general manager and former general manager of PSO, who were arrested in a massive scandal of 63 billion rupees in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and private oil companies in the court today (Monday) after completion of legal formalities. The accused arrested by the NAB on July 11 in Karachi

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Chitral, Tank districts have one seat each in both NA, KP Assembly

PESHAWAR: There are two districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where the number of votes for the National Assembly and provincial assembly seats is the same. Chitral, the northern-most district of Pakistan and Tank, the southern-most district in the province, have one seat each in the National Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. This makes the two districts 1

July 12, 2018 4:19 PM German envoy shares memories made during Shandor Polo Festival

CHITRAL: The German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler has been in full spirits during his visit to three-day Shandor Polo Festival in Chitral and it's all evident on social media . Kobler, alongside Marion Pfennigs, youth ambassador of the German Embassy, watched Chitral defeat Gilgit-Baltistan with 10-5 goals in the one-sided match held at world’s 5

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM More monsoon rains from today

Islamabad: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast the start of a fresh round of monsoon rains in the country, including Islamabad and Rawalpindi, today (Tuesday). According to the weathermen, the wet spell will last three to four days. The monsoon season had begun in the country on last Monday, causing heavy, destructive rains in central

July 7, 2018 5:04 AM Centuries-old Shandur Polo Festival 2018 kicks off in Chitral

CHITRAL: Shandur, known as the “roof of the world”, has officially commenced its famous Shandur Festival from today (Saturday). Shandur is one of the major mountain passes that sits between Chitral and Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan. The flat top also serves as a venue for the 3-day polo festival where the best of the best players from Chitral and Gilgit 6

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM SECP registers 773 new firms in June

KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 773 new companies, showing a growth of 28 percent in June compared to the corresponding month of the last financial year. This brings the total number of registered companies to 87,622, a statement said on Thursday. The massive increase is the result of the SECP’s various reform 1

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM Rain likely at number of places in next 24 hours

Islamabad: Rain with gusty winds is expected at a number of places in Punjab, Khyber Pakhunkhwa, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir in next 24 hours while hot and dry weather will grip other parts of the country. Rainfall is likely at Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir 3

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM Pak Army rescues foreign mountaineers in Hunza

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Sunday carried out successful operation in Hunza to rescue stranded mountaineers, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. According to details provided by Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Pakistan Army has rescued two British national mountaineers who were stranded in Hunza Valley. The stranded 1