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  • TSupreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday constituted a committee, while hearing a case against private schools for charging excessive fee, headed by Federal Ombudsman to sort out the fees and formation of regulatory body. According to the details, the committee has been assigned to get annual audit ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday warned if any foul play is done in crucial by-elections, his party would respond aggressively. Speaking to media after casting his ballot in NA-131, the former railways minister said contesting election in Pakistan is no ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the party leaders to ensure their presence at Returning Officers offices in order to save votes. While issuing directives, he asked leaders and workers to remain vigilant on by-elections day and record a forceful protest if they see any ...

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  • TBAHAWALNAGAR/BAHAWALPUR-The alleged negligence and indifference of doctors claimed three lives including that of a pregnant woman and her unborn child in two incidents occurred in different areas. The first incident was reported at District Hospital Headquarters (DHQ) Bahawalnagar where negligence ...

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  • TVEHARI: Three dacoits were killed and two others fled the scene after an alleged shootout with police here in the wee hours of Saturday. According to media reports, the incident occurred when five dacoits were fleeing after snatching a motorcycle from a citizen on Kacha Pakki Road in Luddon area. ...

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  • TAzad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has said that the government is working on a plan to provide clean drinking water to all urban and rural areas across Kashmir. Addressing a public gathering at Rakar Dhar area of district Rawalakot on Saturday, Raja Farooq Haider said that the ...

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  • TPeshawar High Court Bar Association (PHCBA) has welcomed the President Dr Arif Alvi’s decision - on the recommendations of the Supreme Judicial Council - to remove Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui and said that the association always stood for the rule of law, democracy and constitution. In a ...

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  • TPakistan, a major importer of palm oil to meet its domestic needs while Indonesia, the world’s largest producer of palm oil and its investors should set up joint ventures in Pakistan for production and processing of palm oil that would help in reducing our import bill. Ahmed Hassan Mughal, ...

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  • THigher Education Commission (HEC) on Saturday summoned a high-level meeting on the arrest of Former vice-chancellor (VC) of Punjab University Mujahid Kamran on Monday. Vice Chancellors of different government universities around the country have expressed their reservations on this ...

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  • TPESHAWAR:- Peshawar High Court has issued orders for sending on forced retirement a session judge for levelling baseless charges against sitting and former judges. It is stated in the statement issued by the PHC that the court has issued directions of forced retirement of OSD district and session ...

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  • TSARGODHA-The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed 11 big production units and seized truckloads of adulterated and unhygienic goods during an operation in different areas of Sargodha. PFA, under the supervision of its DG Capt (r) Muhammad Usman, conducted a 16 hour-long operation in Sargodha and ...

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  • TSARGODHA-The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed 11 big production units and seized truckloads of adulterated and unhygienic goods during an operation in different areas of Sargodha. PFA, under the supervision of its DG Capt (r) Muhammad Usman, conducted a 16 hour-long operation in Sargodha and ...

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  • THuman Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari has said that Pakistan is aware of the Indian forces’ brutalities in Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK) and the country would move beyond the rhetoric to find a solution to the conflict based on peace. While talking to a delegation of All Parties Hurriyat ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court (SC) on Friday rejected the appeal of Nawaz Sharif’s counsel to extend the trial by another six weeks and directed to conclude the trial till November 17. The top court directed the three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel to conclude references filed by the ...

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  • TThe Finance Minister Asad Umar has thrown the directives of federal cabinet into the dustbin for replacing heads of four important financial institutions. According to sources, the cabinet had decided to change those heads of financial institutions, who were appointed by former Finance Minister ...

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  • TIt was decided in a high-level meeting, held at chief minister’s office here on Wednesday with Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar in the chair, that the Punjab government will present remaining eight months budget on October 16. It took a detailed review of different proposals ...

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  • TState Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will launch a historical coin in the honour of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan on October 17. On Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s 201st birth anniversary, the SBP are set to launch a Rs50 coin in regard of his services and this coin will be available on the counter of every field ...

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  • TAdvisor to PM on climate change Malik Amin Aslam Khan has said that the country needs an integrated flood risk management system which is economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sustainable. He stated this while chairing a high-level meeting on the development of a ...

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  • TBEIJING - China will sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan, official media in Beijing reported. The cost of the deal and its timing were not revealed. Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi–role endurance unnamed aircraft system, is manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft ...

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  • TFAISALABAD: - Mother of PML-N leader and former minister of state for power Abid Sher Ali passed away Monday night. She died of a cardiac arrest, according to family sources. Zehra Begum was the wife of former Faisalabad mayor and senior PML-N leader Ch Sher Ali. Sher Ali's mother was also the ...

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  • TChina will sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan, official media in Beijing reported. The cost of the deal and its timing were not revealed. Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unnamed aircraft system, is manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Industrial ...

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  • TPresident Arif Alvi has taken notice of famine-ridden areas of Tharparkar, Sindh and sought report from Sindh government. According to media reports, President Alvi while taking notice of drought –hit areas of Tharparkar sought report from Sindh government on prevailing situation of these ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to seek IMF help to overcome balance of payments crisis will stabilise the market facing turmoil due to uncertainty. The continued indecision regarding a bailout package from IMF has damaged stock market, ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party (PPP) General Secretary Syed Nayyer Hussian Bukhari has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government once again took a big ‘U-Turn’ by giving contrast statements over going to IMF. He said that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan used to say in his ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court (SC) on Monday accepted an unconditional apology of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar, Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, and former Punjab IG Kaleem Imam in a case pertaining to transfer of former Pakpattan district police officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal. Chief Justice of Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $7.1bn in financing  assistance to Pakistan to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth over the next three years, a senior official said. According to ADB, the economy of Pakistan is facing crisis and necessary action must be taken for the ...

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  • TMULTAN - The district administration has decided to take stern action against those parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio. The administration also decided to provide special security to anti-polio vaccinators. In this connection a meeting was held here to review arrangements ...

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  • TAsian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $7.1bn as financing assistance to help Pakistan in achieving inclusive and sustainable growth over the next three years, a senior official said. According to ADB, the economy of Pakistan is facing crisis and necessary action must be taken for the ...

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  • TPunjab Government has decided to ply the Metro Bus Projects, during the current financial year till 30 June 2019, on the present pattern under which as usual Rs two billion annual subsidy will be given. However the subsidy will be abolished from 1 July 2019. During this period the three projects ...

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  • TJamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should not make itself controversial and cases against the arrested political leaders should be heard in open courts. He was talking to the media at Mansoora on Saturday. Sirajul Haq said that ...

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