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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 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘CPEC go-slow policy against national interest’

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Liaqat Baloch Monday said government’s go-slow policy regarding CPEC was harmful for national interests. He said during the last six months, the work on CPEC was negligible. The orange line train project in Lahore was also suffering from the same problem although billions of rupees had been spent on it. Liaqat

September 24, 2018 4:52 AM Overseas Pakistanis in Dubai raise $0.74m for dams fund

DUBAI: Responding to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call for fund raising to build mega dams, Pakistanis expats in Dubai have raised $743,000 in a gathering also attended by Senator Faisal Javed Khan. Mumtaz Muslim, President & Owner Of Dreshak Group and a close friend of PM Khan in UAE, said, “Interactive & fundraiser with @FaisalJavedKhan at my house

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Three provincial assemblies rejected Kalabagh Dam: PPP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) rejected the construction of Kalabagh Dam, saying that raising a disputed issue of Kalabagh Dam is only to further divide the nation. "Imposing a disputed dam on parliament and the people of Pakistan is utter disrespect of the nation," said Senator Sassi Palijo in a statement on Sunday. She said that provincial 3

September 11, 2018 10:56 PM Senator Aitzaz Ahsan sorry for hurting Sharif family

LAHORE: PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan has apologized for hurting the sentiments of the Sharif family over his previous comments about Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's treatment. His remarks came hours after Begum Nawaz died in a London hospital on Tuesday. “I am saddened at the death of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz,” he told Geo, adding he regrets his remarks about her health 2

September 10, 2018 12:33 PM Stop peddling fake news, PTI tells Senator Sherry Rehman

ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf took a jibe at PPP leader Sherry Rehman on Monday after she liked a tweet regarding alleged security protocol of sons of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The PPP senator had liked a tweet posted by Junaid Safdar who alleged that a route was made for Suleman and Qasim, son of Imran Khan, from Islamabad airport

September 7, 2018 7:32 PM EAC loses one more Ivy League professor after Atif Mian

Asim Ijaz Khwaja, another member of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) decided to resign on Friday following the government’s decision of withdrawing Atif Mian’s appointment. Khwaja, Professor of International Finance and Development at Harvard, as a response of disapproval of the government’s decision of withdrawing Atif Mian’s name from the council 1

September 7, 2018 9:12 AM Atif Mian asked to step down from Economic Advisory Council

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has asked ace economist Atif R. Mian to step down from the Prime Minister -led Economic Advisory Council (EAC), PTI Senator Faisal Javed Khan revealed in a tweet early on Friday. In his tweet, the PTI senator said that Atif Mian was asked to step down from the Advisory Council and he has agreed

September 7, 2018 12:00 AM PM chairs briefing on CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday chaired a briefing on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at the Prime Minister’s Office. Minister for Finance Asad Umar, Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiyar, Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, Secretary Power Irfan Ali, Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Jawwad Rafique Malik and senior

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM Sanjrani, Masood condole death of Ahmad Saeed Kirmani

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Azad Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan, Speaker Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir and members of the assembly visited residence of central leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Dr Syed Asif Saeed Kirmani to condole the death of his father Sayed Ahmad Saeed Kirmani Advocate 1