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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday while imposing fine of Rs 100 million on cement factory of well-known business tycoon Mian Mansha for lying in court and stealing water has wrapped up suo moto notice. The CJP has also directed that the fine amount donated in dams ...

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  • TThe Foreign Office (FO) on Monday has clarified that Usama Ahmad Khan, a Pakistani Student at Shenyang Jianzhu University in China’s Liaoning province, committed suicide and the video being circulated on the social media is fake and is not that of him. Earlier on Sunday, a video sufficed on ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday has ordered to constitute a full bench of Supreme Court (SC) to establish a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the 2014 Model Town incident. Bisma Amjad, a woman affected by the incident, had filed a petition requesting ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: A significant round of talks with International Monetary Fund (IMF) will start here today (Monday). According to sources, the IMF has recommended amendments in Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) to increasing number of filers in country and imposing new taxes of worth more than Rs160bn and ...

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  • TThe Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to remove the voters having other than permanent or temporary address. According to Election Commission Act 2017, the vote can be casted on having permanent or temporary address of National ID Card registered in voter lists. The government ...

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  • TCountries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America first policy. Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered to refill Katas Raj Temple dried pond with water. CJP gave these orders while presiding over a 3-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) during the course of hearing of suo motu notice pertaining to stealing of water by cement ...

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  • TIslamabad chief commissioner has formed a seven-member joint investigation team (JIT) for probing the kidnapping and murder of SP Tahir Dawar. According to the notification, issued by Deputy Director Admin Chief Commissioner office Islamabad Syed Tarif Hussain Shah, the JIT would be headed by SP ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court (SC) on Friday issued notices to Advocate General and Prosecutor General Punjab regarding summoning of the Sharif brothers in the Model Town (MT) incident case. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed, conducted hearing of the case. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, during the ...

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  • TThe Ambassador of Republic of Korea Kwak Sung-Kya called on National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser at Parliament House on Thursday.  The matters relating to bilateral relations, important regional and international issues were discussed in the meeting. While Talking to Ambassador Kwak Sung-Kya, ...

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  • TFormer prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday distanced himself from Qatari Prince Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al-Thanin’s letters.  The Sharif family had presented the letters as evidence in the Supreme Court during proceedings of the Panama case. Nawaz Sharif, while recording ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday ruled out possibility of Aasia Bibi’s leaving the country before the Supreme Court ruling on review petition. The foreign minister was of the view that how she can leave the country when a review petition against the Supreme Court ruling in ...

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  • TDuring the hearing of a case pertaining to return of Ishaq Dar to Pakistan on Wednesday, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) said, “We don’t know what type of justice Dar wants.” The CJP gave these remarks while presiding over a three-member bench of the Supreme Court (SC). ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has said that the National Education Policy Framework (NEPF) was being devised to bring uniformity in the existing fragmented apartheid system of education. He was chairing a briefing on NEPF at PM’s Secretariat on Wednesday. The prime minister said that the ...

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  • TRevenue Minister Hamad Azhar has said that the government was taking steps to boost exports sector and enhance foreign remittances to get rid of debt dependency. Responding to questions during question hour in the Senate, he said that the depreciation of Pakistani rupees against US dollar along ...

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  • TSession court, while extending the interim bail of Abid Boxer till Nov 24, remarked that the polygraph report of the suspect should be presented before it on next hearing. Lahore Session court took up the case, pertaining to five cases, against Abid boxer in different crimes for hearing on ...

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  • TThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa education department has banned cigarette smoking and use of naswaar in all educational institutes in the provinces. According to a press release, the ban also applies to teachers and staff of universities. All relevant authorities, vice chancellors of universities and ...

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  • TFinance Minister Asad Umar has said that PTI's government had come to power with an agenda of wide ranging reforms. In this connection corrective measures are being taken to remove imbalances in the economy. He was talking to the visiting IMF mission led by Harald Finger, that called him on at his ...

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  • TThe Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Tuesday took action against a gang involved in selling products after expiry date in new packing. According to detail, PFA conducted raid at a factory located at Murree road and recovered many expired products, which included 23,328 packets of snacks and cooking ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) parliamentary leader in Senate, Sherry Rehman, grills the government for keeping the parliament in the dark on the ongoing high-level meetings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). “What is going on with the IMF meetings? Neither the prime ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the government will provide all possible assistance to the defence ministry to enhance the defence sector of Pakistan. He said this while chairing a meeting to review performance of the defence ministry at the Prime Minister Office in Islamabad. The ...

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  • TA member of fraud gang who looted money from bank accounts by gathering information through telephone has been arrested in Hafizabad on Tuesday IG official said that this gang has looted millions of rupees from more than 60 bank accounts by gathering accounts details of account holders through ...

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  • TThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has barred all DGS, directors and other officers of the bureau from giving any interview to print and/or electronic media. However, the NAB spokesperson would be the pertinent authority to give any point of view of the NAB if ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan directed the government departments to release overdue amount to media houses against the official advertisements that were published. Talking to the media on Monday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the government was well aware of the problems that the ...

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  • TNAB Abbottabad while taking notice of corruption in Intermediate and Secondary Education Board (ISEB) has summoned record pertaining to transfer of Rs 13 million to the bank account of former Chief Minister ( CM) Pervez Khattak. The NAB took notice of corruption in ISEB on Monday and summoned ...

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  • TSARGODHA-Unidentified armed men ambushed a police convoy on Sunday in Kachcha Sarkar here, killing a notorious criminal in exchange of fire. According to police, notorious criminal Tariq Shah was being escorted to identify some seized weapons in a police van. All of sudden four unarmed men ambushed ...

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  • TAmbassador of Poland to Pakistan Piotr A. Opalinski said his country enjoys very special ties with Pakistan which would be deepened further with the passage of time.  Polish companies have been working in promoting the energy sector of Pakistan and there is a vast prospect for expansion of ...

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  • TThe sudden upswing in the Smog once again is threatening to choke Lahore and other cities of Punjab and causing difficulties in breathing for citizens. Smog has increased in Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rajanpur, Khanewala, Jehanian, Vehari, Burewala and Mailsi including other cities of Punjab and ...

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  • TThe government has decided to accord status of the general hospital to TB hospital Murree besides upgrading all 6 Tehsil Headquarters hospitals of Rawalpindi district. According to media reports, the number of beds will also be increased to 400 after upgrading Murree TB hospital to general ...

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  • TAdvocate Farooq H Naik has completed the cross-questioning on the statements of two witnesses of NAB in Dr Asim Hussain reference. The 17 billion rupees corruption case against Dr Asim  Hussain and other suspects regarding illegal tenders came up for hearing in Accountability Court (AC) ...

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