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According to PTI leaders, Punjab police are on their way to take over…

Fearing the arrest of its party chairman Imran Khan by Islamabad police, the PTI and its allies on Tuesday said that Punjab police officers were being sent to take over security of Banigala — Imran’s residence in the capital. PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi, son of PTI-backed Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi, claimed that there was “some movement”…

PM welcomes UAE’s upcoming $1 bn investment in Pakistan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday welcomed the recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates to invest US$ 1 billion in various economic and investment sectors in Pakistan. The prime minister expressed these views as he held a telephonic conversation with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Earlier on Sunday, the prime…

Shahbaz Gill’s remarks are part of a planned conspiracy to cause…

Following senior PTI leader Shahbaz Gill’s arrest, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Tuesday said that his comments on the basis of which he has been taken into custody were a part of the planned conspiracy to create division within the military. Addressing a press conference flanked by Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, the interior…

The days of the government are numbered: PTI chairman Imran Khan

Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that the days of the imported government are numbered and there was no need to be afraid as the power of masses is with us. A meeting of the PTI leadership was held under the chairmanship of the former prime minister. During the meeting, Babar Awan, Shireen…

Tax tribunals must decide cases on basis of available records: SC  

ISLAMABAD    -   Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday ruled that the tax tribunals must proceed ex-parte to decide the cases on the basis of available records rather than dismissing them on the basis of non-prosecution. It was declared in a seven-paged judgment authored by Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah while hearing an appeal in a tax matter and…

PTI shifts Aug 13 Islamabad power show to Lahore

n Party’s political committee says decision taken after govt’s ‘insufficient’ plans for I-Day celebrations n TLP plans to protest at Faizabad Interchange also on Aug 13.   ISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to change the venue of its forthcoming August 13 power show from Islamabad’s Parade Ground to the Hockey Stadium…

Youm-e-Ashur being observed today amid tight security

ISLAMABAD   -   Youm-e-Ashur, the 10th of Muharram-ul-Haram, is being observed across the country today with due solemnity to pay homage to the supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain Razi Allah ho Ta’ala Anho and his devoted companions in Karbala. Mourning processions will be taken out in all cities and towns of the country. Ulema and…

TTP’s Khorasani killed in Afghanistan bombing

ISLAMABAD    -    Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Monday confirmed that Omar Khalid Khorasani, one of its top commander, who was behind some of deadliest attacks in recent years, was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan. Abdul Wali Mohmand, also known under the alias Omar Khalid Khorasani, was on the US State Department’s wanted list and was…

Coalition govt fails to appoint SBP governor

ISLAMABAD     -    The federal government has yet to appoint Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) despite passing three months mainly due to the differences of coalition government partners, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People Party (PPP) over the name of head of central bank. The coalition government could not take a decision…

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