Imran Mukhtar

  • TISLAMABAD  -  Federal Investigation Agency has conducted separate raids at two pharmacies located in the old Bohar Bazaar of Rawalpindi and confiscated unregistered sexual performance drugs from their premises. A senior official of FIA said that a team comprising of FIA, Drug Regulatory ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  As part of the government’s anti-corruption drive, Ministry of Interior decided to make its visa extension facility online. With ‘Pakistan Online Visa System’, the ministry is set to launch the project within the next 2 weeks. The ministry has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government as part of its anti-corruption and governance improvement drive has directed all the ministries and their attached departments to devise their own complaint management systems (CMS) besides removing all old faces from key positions who have ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government on Friday withdrew the Prevention of Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Bill 2018 from the Senate a proposed law that recommended severe punishments for those who desecrate the Holy Quran, commit blasphemy or level false accusations of blasphemy through online. The Bill ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government came under fire in the Senate on Wednesday for its decision to approach the International Monetary Fund for a bailout package as the opposition said that the step was contrary to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s earlier claims of ‘preferring suicide’ over ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Senate once again on Wednesday witnessed unprecedented scenes as Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and PML-N leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan, for the second time, traded barbs against each other bringing the house to a standstill. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Senator ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Amid Pakistan’s ongoing troubled relations with the United States, the government has recently shut down around 10 US-based international aid groups working in the country — a decision that reflects policies of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ministry of Interior Thursday shut down operations of around 18 international aid groups and ordered them to leave the country. ActionAid, an international non-government organisation which works in areas of education, poverty alleviation, women empowerment and human rights, said that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and key PML-N Senator Mushahidullah Khan Wednesday traded barbs in the Senate over the remarks given by the former in the National Assembly against the latter who is also a close aide to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. This all started when ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  PPP Senator Mian Raza Rabbani Monday blamed the PTI government for what he said that it was going to “dilute” the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project. The opposition senator also questioned the government’s decision to make Saudi Arabia a part of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan has announced the by-election on October 3 on a Senate seat from Punjab that was vacated by incumbent Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar. Waseem told The Nation that he was in complete coordination with his party’s lawmakers and the party had ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An opposition party lawmaker Friday told the Senate Standing Committee on Interior that the last caretaker set-up would also have to appear before the proposed parliamentary committee to probe the allegations of rigging in the July 25 elections. PML-N Senator Asad Ali Khan Junejo said ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  With the dismissal of review petition by the Supreme Court, all hopes of PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen have not only vanished to get a key role in the PTI-led federal or Punjab governments but also he has lost moral authority and justification to appear at any party ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government Wednesday claimed that it had successfully retrieved over 33,000 kanals of encroached state land worth Rs300 billion in its on-going anti-encroachment drive in the federal capital. While sharing details of anti-encroachment drive at a press conference here, State Minister ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The opposition benches in the Senate on Wednesday came down hard on PTI-led federal government for drastic cut in development budget and dropping a number of projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative and questioned whether it was the ‘change’ the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to review the role and functions of the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) after its chief himself described dismal performance of the country’s premier counter terrorism body since its inception. The prime minister revealed this ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The opposition in the Senate on Monday asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to take the house into confidence on the controversy arising out the Indian refusal to start peace talks with Pakistan besides on other important issues of foreign policy. Former Chairman Senate and PPP ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Finance has agreed for a special supplementary grant of Rs10 million for Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to investigate the money laundering scam amounting to Rs35 billion that involves former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. On September 18, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Wednesday in its reaction over the decision of Islamabad High Court that suspended sentences of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and two of his family members in Avenfield reference case said that the party respected decision of the court. However, PTI ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Just only a month after becoming part of a coalition government at the centre, Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) has threatened to quit the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led ruling coalition if Prime Minister Imran Khan continued with plan of giving citizenship status to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition in the Senate on Tuesday criticised the government over its recent decision to increase gas prices and also castigated Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar for his remarks about the construction of Kalabagh Dam. The opposition lawmakers said that the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Senate Standing Committee on Interior Monday directed the Ministry of Interior to make a clear difference between protocol and security and provide complete security to Prime Minister Imran Khan, the federal ministers and other important dignitaries who are facing ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The recent appointment of a senior police officer as head of National Counter Terrorism Authority raised questions whether a police officer having more experience of field operations and less orientation to research could run this policy-making and research-based organisation. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday formally issued a list of its candidates for the upcoming bye-elections scheduled to be held on October 14. Though the ruling party had already given a go-ahead signal to most of its candidates to run their election ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - State Minister for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that Ministry of Interior would soon announce comprehensive policies on the implementation of the National Action Plan on Counter Terrorism, INGOs’ regulations, functioning of NACTA and other major issues concerned ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi on Monday said that complete security would be provided to pilgrims visiting Iran and other countries during Muharram through land routes of Balochistan. Addressing a joint press conference along with Balochistan Chief Minister ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and former provincial president of the party Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry has emerged as the strong contender for the ticket of Senate seat vacated by Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar. Chaudhry Sarwar was the elected senator of PTI on seat of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - After the entire opposition parties except PPP in the Senate Tuesday submitted a call attention notice in the Senate Secretariat raising objections over the appointment of a member of the minority community in the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf defended ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Senate Standing Committee on Interior has recommended a forensic audit under the supervision of a parliamentary committee to probe into the allegations of rigging in the July 25 elections and the alleged failure of Nadra’s Result Transmission System. During a meeting of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Foreign Office has informed the Senate that as many as 15 non-career diplomats, including nine high-ranking retired military officials, who were political appointees of last Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) government, are still holding their offices abroad. The ...

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