News Desk

  • TLAHORE - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday held detailed talks with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah in Jeddah. Director General ISI Lt-Gen Faiz Hameed also accompanied the foreign minister to Saudi Arabia. A wide range of issues were on the agenda of the two ...

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  • TLAHORE - A large delegation of students from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visited the ISPR Directorate and met with Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major-General Asif Ghafoor. The DG ISPR expressed great pleasure and satisfaction on the interaction he had with inquisitive, confident and well ...

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  • TLahore - General Qamar Javed Bajwa, under whose leadership Pakistan Army made the enemy lick the dust at multiple fronts, has began his fresh tenure as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). The news that he will continue to look after the defence of the motherland was welcomed with zest by the whole ...

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  • TLahore         -          A group of students from Cadet College Swat on Friday visited directorate of Inter Services Public Relations in Rawalpindi and met Director General Major-General Asif Ghafoor. In a tweet, ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday expressed his wonder over the rumours about the matter of Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa’s service extension which have been circulating for quite few weeks. “Within three months of my assuming the premiership, I had decided that Gen Bajwa will ...

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  • TLahore - Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday maintained that Pakistan Army is an impartial institution and has nothing to do with politics as it is engaged in national security matters that do not allow it to become part of any political activity. The DG ISPR remarked ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday ruled out any possibility of pardon for opposition leaders, saying that any agreement with them would be equivalent to treachery with the country. In a post on Facebook, the prime minister said, “Unless they are held accountable, the country could ...

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  • TLahore - More than 70 people died and around 40 injured yesterday in a devastating fire which engulfed three bogies of a fast-speed train near Liaquatpur city of Rahim Yar Khan district in southern Punjab. The fire in Tezgam train, coming from Karachi and heading to Rawalpindi, was caused by ...

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  • TLahore/Islamabad - The PTI-led government has expressed its intent to not hinder the way of marching protesters if the opposition abided by the agreement. It has also decided to politically confront the opposition Azadi March, being led by JUI-F. In this regard, a team of government representatives ...

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  • TLahore/Sukkur - Anti-government ‘Azadi March’ entered Punjab yesterday under the leadership of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The JUI-F-led rally had started from Karachi on Sunday and it made a stopover in Sukkur. Fazl, joined the caravan from Larkana as it resumed the journey to ...

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  • TLahore - An event was organised to observe Kashmir Black Day at Embassy of Pakistan in Moscow, the capital city of Russia. Diplomatic staff, journalists, members of youth forums, education institutions and Pakistani community attended the function, according a statement issued from the embassy. ...

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  • TLahore - American political scientist and professor of security studies Stephen Philip Cohen reportedly passed away Sunday morning. He was a prominent expert on Pakistan, India, and South Asian security, a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and an emeritus ...

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  • TWhen Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa hugged Indian politician and former cricketer Nivjot Singh Sidhu, who had come to Pakistan to attend the swearing-in of Prime Minister Imran Khan on the morning of August 19, 2018, and told him that Pakistan would open the border at Kartarpur for Sikh ...

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  • TLahore     -   Pakistan yesterday again dared India to prove its claim of targeting militant camps in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), saying that no response from New Delhi to Islamabad’s offer for an on ground visit was a testament to her lies. Following a night ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Services Hospital after his health deteriorated late Monday, private news channels reported. PML-N workers took to the National Accountability Bureau Office to protest against authorities accusing them of ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Pakistan is anticipated to be among the top 20 drivers of growth by 2024, according to a Bloomberg report based on the estimates published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF forecast also includes China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, South ...

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  • TLahore    -   Pakistan Army yesterday regretted false claims being made by the top Indian military leadership about Saturday night’s aggression at the LoC and advised it not to play in the hands of vested political interests. “Indian COAS’ statement ...

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  • TLahore - The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has expressed satisfaction on the measures taken by Pakistan and its progress in various areas. A Pakistani delegation led by Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar told the FATF meeting in Paris that Pakistan has made positive progress in 20 out ...

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  • TLahore - Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Monday. The two officials discussed bilateral relations, matters of mutual interests and the naval warship being built by Turkey for Pakistan, ...

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  • TLahore - India said it has restored post-paid cellphone connections in occupied Kashmir on Monday, more than two months after it stripped the region of its semi-autonomous status and imposed a curfew as well as a communications blackout. The mobile phone services have been restored on the state-run ...

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  • TLahore - A 10-judge full court resumed hearing on a set of petitions challenging the presidential reference filed against Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa over alleged non-disclosure of assets in his wealth statement. The counsel for Justice Isa told the bench led by Justice Umar Ata Bandial on ...

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  • TLahore - A day after Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Iranian leadership in bid to defuse tensions between brotherly Muslim states of Iran and Saudi Arabia, Al Jazeera reported on Monday that the national security adviser of the United Arab Emirates also has been visiting Tehran on a ...

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  • TLahore    -     India has barred public gatherings amid tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over a disputed site fiercely contested between Hindus and Muslims. India’s top court ...

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  • TLahore    -   Altaf Hussain, the self-exiled founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, has been charged with a terrorism offence in the UK on Thursday. According to BBC, the Metropolitan Police in London confirmed that the 66-year-old had been charged in connection with a ...

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  • TLahore - The government has asked former Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Absar Alam to return 51 million rupees he received as salaries, perks and privileges, after Lahore High Court (LHC) declared his appointment illegal and void ab initio. The appointment of former ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump addressed a joint press conference on Monday ahead of their meeting in New York City, ahead of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly opening on September 24. In the televised event during which reporters were also present the ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the world that escalation of hostilities between Pakistan and India could end up in a catastrophe as “anything could happen when two nuclear-armed neighbours come face-to-face”. Speaking at an event on Monday at a New York-based think tank, ...

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  • TLahore - Pakistan on Saturday denied permission to the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind’s aircraft to overfly to Europe in protest against unending Indian oppression on Kashmiris, who are facing curfew for last 34 days. “We had received request from Indian president. He is going to ...

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  • TLAHORE      -       Corps commander Lahore, Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan on Thursday visited flood-hit areas of Punjab, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the military’s media wing, Lt Gen Majid Ehsan visited flood-affected areas of ...

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  • TLahore - In a major endorsement of Pakistan's principled position on Kashmir, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres Thursday made it clear that the UN position on this dispute continues to be governed by the UN Charter and the relevant Security Council resolutions. In a statement issued by his ...

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