Tahir Niaz

  • ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that under the circumstances, both Pakistan and Afghanistan cannot afford any kind of unrest and anarchy. “We were together and will remain together. Unity and harmony is need of the hour,” he said and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Taking strict measures to control the rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country in recent weeks, the government yesterday fixed 10pm the closing time for all markets and shopping centres in all cities and made it compulsory for all citizens to wear face masks when stepping out ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the Auditor General’s report is an open indictment of the corruption, embezzlement, incompetence, inability, mismanagement and theft by the ‘selected and imposed’ PTI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production on Wednesday expressed its concerns over the Basic Exchange Cooperation Agreement (BECA) between Washington and New Delhi that will allow India and US to share geospatial information, enable interoperability of forces and acquisition ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law, Captain (Retd) Muhammad Safdar has asked the Interior Ministry to provide him fool-proof security so that he could attend his court cases and continue political ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Saturday reported 12 more Covid-related deaths and 847 fresh cases during the last 24 hours, fresh data revealed. According to the data, the federal capital has reported 186 new Coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, the fifth straight day the capital recorded more than ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said that the responsibility of the whole Karachi incident falls on Prime Minister Imran Khan as institutions such as the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Pakistan Rangers take their ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chairman Senate on Thursday referred the matter of a PML-N resolution about establishment of a House committee to inquire into the Karachi incident, to the Law Committee after the government opposed it. The House met here with Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair. At the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has warned that strict measures will be taken once again if there is no improvement in compliance of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for controlling the spread of coronavirus. During a special session ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In a major development, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed Corps Commander Karachi to immediately determine the facts under which the Karachi incident, involving PML-N leader Capt. (R) Safdar, took place the other day in Karachi. He also directed the Corps ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar Tuesday warned of serious consequences if the Covid-19-related SOPs are not complied with. He said if the nation doesn’t change the current path, it will lose both lives and livelihoods.  In a tweet, he said last week the daily Covid-19 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally jumped to 322,452, after the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) reported 641 new cases yesterday.  During the last 24 hours, the virus also claimed 13 more lives, taking the death toll to 6,638. At least 306,640 patients ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - At least 13 security personnel and 7 security guards were martyred in two separate attacks in different parts of the country on Thursday, Pakistan Army’s media wing said. In a press release, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate said that One Pakistan Army officer ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umar, said yesterday that it’s time to take Covid-19 SOPs seriously again. In a tweet, he said that time for all of us to take Covid SOPs seriously again otherwise the government may have to take restrictive actions which have ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Newly-appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi called on Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force at Air Headquarters Islamabad on Thursday. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid felicitated the naval chief on assuming the command of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Planning Asad Umar has underlined the need for compliance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to avoid spread of Covid-19 in coming days. He was chairing a meeting of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) here on Tuesday.  He said risk mitigation is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Commander Iraqi Air Force on Tuesday called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza at Joint Staff Headquarters Rawalpindi.  Matters of bilateral professional interest and further strengthening of security and defence cooperation between the two countries ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Keeping in view prevalence of Covid-19 and its potential to spread, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Tuesday suggested that rallies/ walks/ gatherings on the roads, streets and other ill-defined places should be avoided. The directions are part of the SOPs issued by the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  -  The political rivals of the past - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - are friends now, almost. They have each and every thing in common — strategy may be different — when it comes to a plan to oust the Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said yesterday that their actions are guided by the Constitution and national interest of Pakistan.  He said that there are important undertakings and Pakistan Army is proud to support the nation as it has always supported us, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz has taken cognizance of the difficulties of senior citizens and widows regarding delay in issuance of profits against saving certificates issued by the post offices and directed the Pakistan Post to digitize all post offices by the end of February, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Pakistan on Friday said that the country fully supported Azerbaijan’s position on Nagorno-Karabakh, which is in line with the several unanimously-adopted United Nations Security Council resolutions. General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday issued guidelines for marriage halls to hold wedding ceremonies amid strict compliance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines. The NCOC meeting was briefed that marriage halls were ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller discussed with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa peace and stability in the region, Pak-Afghan border management ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has decided to review the prevailing Covid-19 sit uation in the country and formulate a comprehensive response to check any possible resurgence of the pandemic in the coming days. Minister for Planning and Special Initiatives Asad Umar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Begum COAS visited family of Colonel Mujeeb Ur Rehman Shaheed in Islamabad on Wednesday.  According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate, COAS offered Fateha and prayed for departed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter aircraft on Wednesday landed on the Islamabad-Lahore Motorway as it carried out Road Runway operations.  Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed was the chief guest on this occasion. On his arrival at the venue, he was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, yesterday claimed that the government was distributing treason certificates among its political opponents as he believed that Prime Minister Imran Khan was behind the treason case filed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Skardu and Gilgit on Tuesday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate said in a press statement. On arrival at Skardu, COAS was briefed on latest situation and operational preparedness of FCNA troops deployed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz has said that Pakistan and Turkey have traditionally enjoyed exemplary bilateral relations that have always formed to be mutually beneficial for the two brotherly states.  Ambassador of Turkey, Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul called on ...

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