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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Nation to stand by army if India imposes war: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Responding to Indian COAS Bipin Rawat’s threatening statement, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s Senator Raza Rabbani on Monday said that the whole nation will stand with army to defend its motherland if India imposes war upon Pakistan. During his speech in Senate, the senior PPP leader said that he condemns the Indian COAS’ ‘unacceptable’ statement

September 24, 2018 3:10 PM UNHCR Representative lauds Pakistan’s efforts for Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative for Pakistan, Ms Ruven Menikdiwela Monday called on Federal Minister for Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari. They discussed the matters related to mutual cooperation and the problems of the Afghan refugees settled in Pakistan. UNHCR Representative while appreciating

September 24, 2018 11:52 AM Zulfi Bukhari assumes charge as PM’s special assistance on overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Zulfi Bukhari has assured charge as Prime Minister’s Special Assistance on overseas Pakistanis. Shortly after assuming the office, Zulfi Bukhari held meeting with Federal Secretary Muhammad Asif Shaikh and exchanged views on important matters. Zulfi was briefed on performance of overseas and other related matter. Prime Minister Imran Khan, last week, appointed

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Civil-military leadership on same page, says minister

KOHAT: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Sunday said the civil and military leadership of the country were on the same page. Talking to reporters during his visit to native Kohat, he said that Pakistan wanted to have cordial relations with its neighbours and its desire for peace in the region should not be construed as its weakness 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Misuse of earthquake funds: Judicial commission seeks details of spending from AGP

MANSEHRA: The Judicial Commission, which was constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe and fix responsibilities in alleged embezzlement of funds meant for rehabilitation and reconstruction in the wake of 2005 earthquake, has sought details of $5 billion spending from Auditor General of Pakistan. The commission, headed by Mohammad Zeb Khan, the principal 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Anti-graft activists march against Malawi president

LILONGWE, Malawi: Several hundred anti-graft activists took to the streets of Malawi on Friday to protest against alleged corruption in the government of President Peter Mutharika. Marchers in Malawi's largest cities chanted songs criticising Mutharika after a leaked Anti-Corruption Bureau report accused him of receiving a $195,000 (167,000 euros) kickback 1

September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

September 22, 2018 1:45 PM Naval chief attends International Seapower Symposium at USA

Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited USA to attend 23rd International Seapower Symposium-2018 (ISS) held from 18-21 Sep 18 at US Naval War College Newport. The event involved panel discussions on issues related to common maritime challenges and opportunities to enhance international maritime security cooperation. During ISS, bilateral 2

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Fesco spending millions of rupees every year to purchase safety gadgets’

FAISALABAD: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) Mujahid Islam Billah on Monday said the Fesco was for the first time obtaining services of a psychologist. Addressing a safety seminar at the Wapda Engineering Academy (WEA), jointly arranged by the Fesco’s first and second circles here, he said although uninterrupted 4

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: Good governance linked to effective accountability, political stability

LAHORE: Good governance and improvement in other sectors could not be achieved without effective coordination between the institutions and people. Revolution is required for socio economic growth. These views were expressed by the experts at Jang Economic Session on ‘how to ensure good governance for economic growth’. The panellists were Ansar Javeed 7