Imran Mukhtar

  • ISLAMABA - Speaker Na­tional Assembly Asad Qa­iser Tuesday agreed with the Chairman Senate Mu­hammad Sadiq Sanjrani to form a joint parliamen­tary group to reach out to the world for the up­coming election of the In­ter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Speaker NA called on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -      The Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights Tuesday approved release of controversial movie ‘Zindagi Tamasha’ for screening after removing all objections over the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday said that Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leadership only wanted to increase its political stature and hide its failures in Sindh by making allegations against Prime Minister Imran Khan. Reacting to the press conference of Chairman ...

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  • Islamabad - The Senate, on Monday, rejected a motion to present a bill which aimed at proposing a constitutional amendment to the National Finance Commission Award, which allocates portions of resources for provinces. The bill was proposed by Senator Barrister Mohammad Ali Saif, which gained 17 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chairman Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik, on Saturday, strongly rejected the allegations levelled against him in a viral video, saying that he had never met chief of defunct Peoples Amn Committee Uzair ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate will witness a heated debate on COVID-19 situation and the issue of alleged fake licences of PIA pilots in its upcoming session that will start from tomorrow (July 13) on a regular agenda. According to a notification issued by the Senate Secretariat yesterday, President Dr. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -     The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday issued a show cause notice to its member of the National Assembly Ahmed Hussain Deharr for allegedly violating party discipline by making public ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -         The Cybercrime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a tip of Interpol has got registered four cases against some accused allegedly found in child pornography. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-An international conference on Wednesday rejected targeting of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on geopolitical grounds, the notion of “New Cold War,” and stigmatising any country using COVID-19 as a “political weapon.”It also lauded China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is going to re-open its western border with Iran at four more crossings from today to resume trade between the two countries while following health protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A notification issued by the Ministry of Interior said that the border points at Gabd, Mand, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         Interior Minister Brigadier (retd) Ijaz Ahmad Shah on Friday said that Pakistan would reach the root cause of the collision incident between a coaster and a train, and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A slight increase in anti-state violence with extremist groups in their renewed efforts trying to revive urban militancy was witnessed during the month of June, revealed the report of a think tank yesterday. The casualties went down with a slight increase in attacks in Pakistan during ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla Wednesday said that he would appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on July 9 to record his statement in the fake bank accounts case but justice should prevail in the matter. “I believe in transparent accountability,” ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -       An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday handed over Agha Iftikhar-u-Din Mirza to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a seven-day physical remand to investigate the charges ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Saturday rejected the increase in prices of petroleum products saying that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) surrendered before the cartel of oil companies. Former chairman Senate and PPP lawmaker Mian Raza Rabbani in a statement said ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -         The Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice has finalised the constitutional amendment bill that seeks to increase the existing number of provincial assembly seats of Balochistan from 65 to 80.  The Senate, this ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Some senior members of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet have pushed for removal of Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry for his statement about infighting and grouping within the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the sources confided to The Nation yesterday. Foreign Minister Shah ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In the Senate, on Wednesday, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan to impose a limited curfew countrywide under the supervision of the army to ensure implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs). Taking part in the budget ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate on Wednesday rejected the decision of the government to cut its annual budget by around Rs 170 million while terming it an unconstitutional move and urged the immediate restoration of “original” allocation. After three opposition lawmakers raised this issue, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -         The recent admission of infighting and grouping within the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf by Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry has opened a new Pandora’s box. Political ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -   The treasury and the opposition, on Monday, entered into a heated argument in the Senate when Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) accused Prime Minister Imran Khan for his “failure to implement the party manifesto to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The meeting between the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) remained inconclusive on Saturday as the latter remained stuck to its stance of not re-joining the coalition government in the centre. The head of the PTI’s negotiation team ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Thursday made first formal contact with chief of Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) Sardar Akhtar Mengal to persuade him not to quit the coalition government at the centre. Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani called on Mengal to convey message ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has opened Taftan border throughout the week to resume trade activities with Iran while ensuring proper standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines. On the intervention of the Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and the Special Committee of NA on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday admitted in the Senate that the reported corruption and incompetence of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) cost around Rs 1000 billion in the revenue loss to the national exchequer. Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Senator Azam Khan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday identified 20 cities in the country with potential COVID-19 hotspots while using ‘testing, tracing and quarantining (TTQ)’ strategy. In line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement of containment of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has earmarked Rs 14758.4 million for the Interior Division under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for 2020-21 to enhance the capacity building of civil armed forces, to improve border management and other infrastructure related to law and order ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As many 27.3 million workers in non-agriculture sector of the country are at risk of losing their livelihood besides an estimat­ed 56.6 percent of the population is socio-economically vulnerable due to COVID-19 crisis, reveals the Pakistan Economic Survey 2019-20 released here on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government, on Wednesday, assured the Senate that not only a transparent inquiry would be conducted into the recent PIA air crash in Karachi but also responsibility would be fixed along with making public the report of inquiry. Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan made ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party, the major opposition party, has moved a private members’ bill in the Senate seeking to abolish the sedition law. Former chairman Senate and PPP Senator Mian Raza Rabbani has moved the Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the house that seeks ...

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