Islamabad

Pakistani islamist blamed for 2008 Mumbai attacks released from house arrest

Pakistani head of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) organisation Hafiz Saeed (C) speaks to the media after his release order outside a court in Lahore on 22 …

News (South Africa)

PCB wants govt to introduce a corruption law in sports

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has requested the government to introduce a law about corruption in sports in order to stop the players …

Corruption

SC asks ISI, IB to be serious on Faizabad sit-in

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the officials of top intelligence agencies, IB and ISI , to ensure their presence on the next …

Medicine

Army to follow govt decision on sit-in: ISPR

Islamabad - Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said the army would act upon whatever decision the government makes on the …

Pakistan

BTB inaugurated to broaden tax base

ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP):The Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Tariq Mehmood Pasha Wednesday inaugurated the office of Commissioner Broadening …

Pakistan

‘Pakistan’s IT, marble products have great potential’

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> Pakistan’s Commercial Counsellor to Spain Muhammad Hamid Ali said on Tuesday that the country’s IT and marble products have great …

Mobile World Congress

Court moves to declare Dar proclaimed offender

ISLAMABAD - Rejecting a plea to grant exemption from personal appearance to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and continue his trial through his …

Medicine

Rs 200bn to ruling MPs: PTI urges SC, ECP to take notice

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday urged the Supreme Court and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take notice of the …

Nawaz Sharif

You are a puppet yourself: Maryam

ISLAMABAD - Responding quickly to Imran Khan’s tweet in which he called Shahid Khaqan Abbasi a puppet prime minister, Maryam Nawaz said not Abbasi …

Imran Khan

PM, COAS to visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa will visit Saudi Arabia on November 21 (Tuesday) and hold meetings …

Middle East

High alert in Islamabad as govt prepares for action against Tehreek

Authorities on Friday issued a high alert as security forces finalised preparations for a crackdown against members of a hard-line Islamist party who …

Pakistan

Faizabad sit-in keeps staring govt in the face

ISLAMABAD - The federal government continues pursuing wait-and-see policy on the Faizabad sit-in, allowing the religious parties to cripple the life …

Pakistan

Fresh delimitation bill gets consensus NA nod

ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Thursday adopted constitutional amendment regarding ‘fresh delimitation of constituencies’ on the basis of 6th …

Imran Khan

IHC orders religious parties to end Islamabad sit-in

Islamabad High Court has ordered the religious parties to end their ongoing sit-in in the Federal Capital.<p>According to <b>Radio Pakistan,</b> the order was …

Pakistan

Police arrest Tehreek activists blocking entrance to Islamabad

Police have arrested dozens of members of a hard-line Islamist party that has blocked a main entrance to the capital since last week, a provincial …

Extremism

Don’t get ‘too close’ to Iran, US asks Pak

ISLAMABAD - The United States has asked Pakistan to avoid getting “too close” to Iran as Washington and Islamabad struggle to build the confidence …

Iran

Japanese classical music and dance performance held in Islamabad

Dance

Red warrants may be issued against Hussain, Hassan

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Accountability Court is likely to declare Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz proclaimed offenders on the next date of hearing …

Pakistan

‘EAT’ returns with the introduction of Islamabad Eat

Pakistan’s food platform ‘EAT’ returns with the introduction of Islamabad Eat from 10th to 12th November 2017 at Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad, …

Pakistan

Islamabad under seige

Extraordinary prolongation of the simmering coup against the PML (N) government has been painful for the entire country but it has been particularly …

Imran Khan

SC registrar returns Imran’s petition against Election Act

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court registrar on Friday returned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s petition wherein he had challenged Election …

Government

Shafiq bagged highest salary as match fee, Senate told

ISLAMABAD - Senate session on Thursday discussed the detail of salaries given to Pakistani cricketers from 2103 to 2017 after the list was presented …

Pakistan

Dar suffered chest pain during Umrah: Medical report

ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister Ishaq Dar suffered heart pain while performing Ummrah in the last week of October, says his medical report submitted to …

Pakistan

Sadia vows to win medals for Pakistan at int’l level

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan No 1 female squash player Sadia Gul expressed her utter gratitude to Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) for believing in her …

Pakistan

Martyrs T20 Cricket enters semis stage

ISLAMABAD - KP, FWO, Punjab and hosts Motorway Police made it to the semifinals of the 1st All-Pakistan Law Enforcement Agencies Martyrs T20 Cricket …

Pakistan

Senate passes two bills, refers three bills to committees

ISLAMABAD, Nov 06 (APP):The Upper House of Parliament on Monday passed two bills and witnessed introduction of three bills which were referred to the …

Pakistan

Gen Bajwa in Iran on official visit

Islamabad - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday left for Iran on an official visit .<p>According to Inter-Services Public …

Pakistan

CPJ calls for bringing to justice attackers of Pakistani journalist in Islamabad, media groups in Balochistan

NEW YORK, Oct 28 (APP):The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent watchdog body, has called on Pakistani authorities to swiftly investigate …

South Asia

Pakistan govt revives Rs 100 billion project to shift its Army headquarters to Islamabad

<b>Islamabad:</b> The Pakistan government has revived plans to shift the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the country's powerful Army from Rawalpindi to …

Pakistan

How Will US Demands For Pakistan to ‘Do More’ on Terror Work?

Taking a “conditions-based” approach, the United States wants Pakistan to do more to fight extremism.

Pakistan