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December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Relief given in Imran case, says Iftikhar Ch

LAHORE: Former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said relief has been given in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s case. He said that Nawaz and Imran cases were same but one was given relief. The former chief justice expressed these views while addressing a reception held in his honour in the Mugalpura area here on Sunday. He said that the same situation

December 16, 2017 1:12 PM Abbasi says Fata issue being politicised

KOHAT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday that the Fata issue was being politicised. Addressing a public convention here, the prime minister said that the government was going to abandon over 100-year-old system. The PML-N is the only party, which translates its claims into reality, the premier said, adding on these grounds it would 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM SC verdict proves Imran’s innocence, says Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday said that the Supreme Court verdict in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s assets case was a declaration that he was an unblemished, honest and sagacious leader. Speaking at a public meeting in Jhangira town of the Nowshera district, he said Imran Khan was implicated in a false case but he was cleared

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Khursheed holds Nawaz responsible for quorum issue in NA

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Wednesday held former prime minister Nawaz Sharif responsible for the issue of quorum in National Assembly, saying that it was Nawaz Sharif who did not take the Parliament seriously and put the lower house in such a situation where the government failed to maintain the quorum 1

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Light rain, hailstorm hit parts of Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The light rain and hailstorm hit parts of the provincial capital in the evening turning the weather chillier after it was brought down to 11 degree centigrade. The light rain and drizzles hit scattered parts of the provincial metropolis. However, the localities around Defence Officers Colony, Shami Road, were hit by hailstorm. Scattered localities

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM Weather to remain cold, partly cloudy

LAHORE: Weather remained cold with scattered rain and partly cloudy conditions in the provincial metropolis on Tuesday while the Met office predicted similar weather conditions. Met officials said a westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and may persist till Wednesday. They predicted more rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills 1

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Imran accuses Shahbaz of impoverishing poor farmers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan alleged Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had told sugar mill owners across the province to pay whatever they wanted to poor farmers and ordered administration not to take action against millers. “CM SS has told sugar mill owners across Punjab to pay whatever they want to poor farmers & ordered 1

December 10, 2017 12:00 AM PTI, PSP too join Qadri’s bandwagon

LAHORE: Within 48 hours of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s handshake with PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, PSP chief Mustafa Kamal and PTI Vice-Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi also joined Qadri’s bandwagon by announcing their full support to his demand for resignation of those accused of the Model Town killings and setting up a JIT against them like that of Panama 4

December 9, 2017 10:25 AM PM Abbasi breaks ground for 1263MW LNG power plant

JHANG: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday performed the groundbreaking of Punjab Power Plant here to produce 1263 megawatt of electricity as another step forward towards load-shedding free Pakistan. The prime minister was accompanied by Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif as they unveiled the plaque to launch work on the project being executed 2

December 8, 2017 11:58 AM Justice Najafi report: PTI, PSP leaders to meet Tahirul Qadri to formulate 'plan of action'

Political activity around Pakistan Awami Tehreek's (PAT) headquarters in Lahore has increased following the release of Justice Baqir Najafi's report with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leaders set to meet Dr Tahirul Qadri on Saturday. PTI leaders in a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Friday discussed Justice Najafi's report 1