Waqt News Report

  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan yesterday said the Panama leaks case had exposed the real face of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who used politics and public offices to boost his business and increase his wealth. In an interview to Waqt News, Imran Khan said the Panama ...

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  • LAHORE - People have a lot of misconceptions about the Kalabagh Dam. People of smaller provinces fear their water reservoirs will run dry or their houses will be under water or their lands will turn arid. These views were expressed by Wapda Chairman Zafar Mahmood during a Waqt TV programme titled ...

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  • Lahore - PTI leader Dr Yasmeen Rashid yesterday blamed Karachi unrest on military dictators. “Gen Ziaul Haq backed the elements who shed blood in Karachi, followed by Gen Musharraf’s support for letting the terrorist go on rampage,” he said in Waqt News Programme Insight with ...

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  • Lahore - United Kingdom’s decision to quit European Union will not affect Pakistan but for the EU it will be a setback having long lasting implications, said the participants of Waqt News programme Insight hosted by The Nation Editor Salim Bokhari the other day. The programme was attended by ...

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  • Lahore - Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) demand for seeking military court trial of Model Town incident and inviting the army chief to interfere is unconstitutional. These views were expressed by provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah while talking in a Waqt News programme Insight anchored by ...

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  • Lahore - Opposition parties want to drag the country behind and working on an agenda of blocking the way of progress, the ruling party is treading on, these were the remarks given by PML-N Minister for Minority Affairs Dr Ramesh Kumar while talking in a Waqt News programme Insight the other ...

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  • Lahore - Defence analyst Major Gen (r) Javed has said the 65-year-old Pak-US friendship has not only “cost Pakistan’s bifurcation but also funded terrorism. “On one hand, the US unleashes attacks on our sovereignty while it harps on do-more mantra on the other,” he said at ...

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  • LAHORE - Defence analysts during a Waqt TV talk show exposed the anti-Pakistan policies of India and stressed a need for taking action against the forces saving the interests of the enemy by living in Pakistan. The analysts including Maj-Gen (r) M Javed, Salman Abid, General (r) Ghulam Mustafa and ...

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  • LAHORE - Pak-Korea ties are at all-time high and have been continuously getting stronger on common agenda of economic development as well as regional peace and security since establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1983. Dr Song Jong-hwan, the ambassador of the Republic ...

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  • THAR - WAQT NEWS REPORT/Agencies - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari Friday jointly performed ground-breaking of the $1.6 billion Thar Coal power project to help the country meet its energy needs. The project will initially provide 660MW of power for energy-starved ...

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  • LAHORE - Former Army chief General (r) Aslam Beg has said that he was unaware of any disbursement of money in 1990 as the amount went to the President’s House and was not on his disposal. In an interview with Waqt News on Saturday, the former army chief said that he was amazed with the idea ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – Former Military Intelligence officer Brigadier (r) Hamid Saeed said on Sunday he would testify against the politicians who received bribe and that all proofs concerning the case had been delivered to the GHQ. Speaking at WAQT News programme Apna Apna Girebaan, Saeed, however, ...

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  • LAHORE – Offering felicitations to the Nawa-i-Waqt Group Editor-in-Chief for receiving an honorary doctorate from Punjab University, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday the PhD degree conferred on Majid Nizami was in acknowledgment of his invaluable and endless services to the country as ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Admiral Fasih Bukhari on Saturday cited ‘political meddling’ as the main reason behind the increasing corruption in state departments.Speaking at a Waqt News programme, Apna Apna Girebaan, Bukhari said that after the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Business tycoon Malik Riaz, Adviser to PM on Interior Rehman Malik and British High Commissioner Adam Thomson met here Tuesday.Sources said the Arsalan issue came under discussion during the meeting that lasted for 30 minutes at Rehman Malik’s residence. Analysts attached a ...

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  • LAHORE - Thar Coal Project chief Dr Samar Mubarakmand alleged on Sunday that Planning Commission started opposing his project declaring it ‘unfeasible’ and stopped financial assistance at a time when his team had successfully gasified coal and was about to enter the power generation ...

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  • LAHORE – Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications Managing Director Majid Nizami on Sunday urged the Pakistani citizens living in America to actively engage in lobbying for Pakistan to protect their homeland against the conspiracies being hatched by the Indians in connivance with the Americans.The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The probe into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, ordered by the Interior Ministry, has revealed that former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf orchestrated the murder through two police officers and TTP leader Baitullah Mehsud, Waqt News TV channel reported on Saturday.According to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD – JUI-S leader Maulana Samiul Haq on Saturday said Darul Uloom Haqqania, the seminary he manages, has no involvement in the assassination of former premiere Banazir Bhutto, declaring a report in this regard as a conspiracy.A government report said the officials had given lists of ...

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  • LAHORE - High Commissioner of Canada to Pakistan Ross Hynes has stated that if Canadian companies are granted the licence of the Reko Diq project, they would make an investment of up to $4 billion. 'The investment will help increase the GDP of the country by 1.4 per cent, besides providing ...

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  • KARACHI PPP leader Zulfikar Ali Mirza said that President Zardari tried to contact him continuously for five hours but he deliberately avoided attending his call. Had he attended it, he would have to withdraw his decision, he added. Mirza said this in an exclusive interview with Waqt News here on ...

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