Agencies

  • TDirector General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor said Saturday that Pakistan is ready to respond to any external aggression. Responding to a statement of Indian Army Chief, he said Pakistan is a nuclear power and our desire for peace should not be misconstrued as ...

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  • TSeveral people were injured after Indian troops and police personnel used brute force on peaceful protesters in Shirmal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) on Saturday. Locals told media that a joint-team of Indian army, police and paramilitary personnel ...

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  • TThe ‘notorious’ Conor McGregor returned to UFC with a bottle of his own whiskey in his hand, labelling opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov a ‘coward’ in a furious tirade. In July, McGregor was sentenced to five days of community service in the United States after pleading guilty to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/New Delhi - After a long period of diplomatic disconnection, Pakistan and India have agreed to formally interact at higher official levels – as the prime ministers of the two nuclear neighbours had expressed their desire to lower the tensions between the two neighbours. The foreign ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will always stand firm by Saudi Arabia in difficult times and would not let any other country attack it. “This is a stated position of all our governments that we will not allow anyone to attack Saudi Arabia. We will stand by Saudi ...

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  • TDubai - Pakistan will have to fight hard to recover from the impact of a defeat to arch-rivals India on Wednesday in the Unimoni Asia Cup.The person, who will have to lift the spirits of the team, is coach Mickey Arthur. Speaking to Gulf News about why after their batting failed,  Arthur said: ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday said that the nation will witness change in the first 100 days of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. He said this while presiding over a meeting of the party leadership in Bani Gala on Thursday. PM Imran Khan said that revival of ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan chaired a consultation meeting at his residence in Bani Gala and according to details, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, Finance Minister Asad Umer, Adviser to PM Naeemul Haque and former law minister Babar Awan were present ...

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  • TAs Sharifs reached their home in Lahore after their release from Adiala Jail, a heavy contingent of police was set up outside their residence in Jati Umra. The police have been posted on a checkpoint and the commoners were prohibited from entering into the area. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ...

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  • TFederal Interior Minister Sheryar Khan Afridi has suffered from hairline fracture in his right arm on Wednesday while visiting Gilgit. Sources said that as a result of the discomfort, the minister has done away with checking security arrangements concerning Youm-e-Ashura. He went off duty on the ...

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  • TFederal Education and Professional Training Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said that education is the top priority of the government and Pakistan will cooperate with Belarus in this field. He was talking to Ambassador of Belarus Andrei Ermolovich who called on him in Islamabad. The minister said that ...

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  • TFormer president and Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the philosophy of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) is a beacon of light for resisting dictatorship, tyranny, oppression and totalitarianism. He said that this in a message on Yom-e-Aashur, ...

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  • TInformation Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday denied the rumours that any deal was made in Saudi Arabia to release ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif from prison as he is “not important enough for either country to make a deal over.” The information minister gave the clarification ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Thursday fixed the hearing of a case pertaining to the extrajudicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, will hear the case on September 27. Notices in this regard were ...

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  • TJuventus manager Massimiliano Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo would have avoided a red card against Valencia if VAR was in use in the Champions League. Ronaldo tussled with Jeison Murillo and appeared to put his hand on the centre-back's head in the 29th minute inside the box, with the official ...

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  • TDubai - Hardik Pandya was stretchered off the field for an ‘acute lower back injury’ during play against Pakistan on Wednesday in Dubai. He clutched his back during his follow through in the 18th over of Pakistan's innings before lying motionless. Initially suspected to be a case of ...

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  • TKabul - Atif Mashal has resigned as chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), with three-and-a-half years of his five-year term still remaining.  Mashal took over the job in January 2017. He has confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that the Afghanistan government is assigning him another mission, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In a major development, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law have been set free on bail, two months after they were sentenced by an accountability court. The three-time former primer, Maryam Safdar and Captain (r) Safdar were convicted in July by the ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday held a meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Saudi Arabia and discussed matters pertaining to mutual interest, bilateral relations, trade, investment and economic ties. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, ...

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  • TPakistan Railways has announced to increase fares for all classes for contribution to Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dam fund. According to a statement released by the department, ticket prices will be increased by Rs.1, Rs.2 & Rs.10 for Economy and Business Class “in order to play a vital ...

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  • TDUBAI:- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to be amongst the dignitaries during the upcoming Indo-Pak clash in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. The premier is expected to travel to Dubai for the match on Wednesday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was glad to hear about the possibility of PM ...

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  • TKARACHI - The ongoing tussle between Pakistan Football Federation and former captain Kaleemullah reached an ugly turn on Tuesday when Kaleem accused an official of the PFF. The PFF continued to intimidate former captain Kaleemullah and embarrass itself as they sent out a show-cause notice to ...

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  • TMuttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Aamir Khan on Monday said that his party would be given the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis. In an informal conversation with journalists outside the Sindh High Court on Monday, Amir Khan said that the MQM-P would name Syed Aminul Haque as its ...

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  • TDUBAI - Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Sunday said his team will have to produce its absolute best in all three departments to outwit India in the six-nation Asia Cup ODI tournament. Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by eighth wickets to make a positive start to their campaign but Sarfraz pointed out ...

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  • TDHAKA:- Maldives lifted their second regional football title beating India 2-1 in the final of the SAFF Cup 2018 late Saturday. Deft finishes from Ibrahim Mahudhee Hussain and Ali Fasir in either half saw the Maldives overcome the favourites and seven-time champions. The Red Snappers scored the ...

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  • TPunjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar said that all of us have to play our proactive role for the development of Pakistan, which will be independent, economically stable, developed and prosperous. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Sardar Usman Buzdar said that the vision of PM Imran ...

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  • TFour people, belonging to the same family, were killed while one sustained severe injuries in a truck and van collision at Sarwar Shaheed Chowk area in Muzaffargarh. The people who were killed include two women. Getting information about the incident, rescue personnel arrived at the scene and ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday said that he was determined to restore Karachi's glory as the city of lights. He expressed the determination to restore the old city back to its glory and help it regain its status as the economic hub of the country. The PM was on his first ...

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  • TNational Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal approached the Supreme Court (SC), pleading to set aside the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) decision to proceed with the petitions of convicted Sharifs for the suspension of verdict given by an accountability court in the Avenfield ...

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  • TMayor Waseem Akhtar has expressed hope that Karachi visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan will be beneficial. Talking to media, Akhtar said that issues of people will be presented before the premier for solutions, adding that the transportation system of the metropolis is in dire need of renewal. "I ...

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