Prison officials gave permission to Opposition Leader in National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif to meet his family tomorrow (Saturday).
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Prison officials gave permission to Opposition Leader in National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif to meet his family tomorrow (Saturday).
The Israelis were set to hold French-style protests in main cities, including Tel Aviv and the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, on Friday against the rising living costs.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Yemeni warring parties have reached an agreement on a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, as a new round of peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of a brutal Saudi-led war on its southern neighbor came to a close in Sweden.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday announced its new ‘Country Operations Business Plan for Pakistan’ covering 2019-21, under which resources would be available for sovereign lending programme amounting to $7,528 million.
Samsung s upcoming flagship smartphone, most probably called the Galaxy S10, is expected to be the camera, with the latest rumour suggesting an ultra-wide lens that will significantly improve image quality.
Provincial Minister of Sindh for Health Dr Azra Fazal Pechoho on Thursday ordered Dow University of Health Sciences to conduct competency tests of Grade 19 and 20 health officers.
Ali Zafar a heartthrob with fans not only in Pakistan but in neighboring India as well isn’t new to acclaim. The Teefa in Trouble star is not so in trouble when it comes to melting hearts. The versatile singer, songwriter, model, actor, producer, screenwriter and painter, the darling of millions, landed at the 8th spot in Top 50 Sexiest Asian Men for 2018.
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Thursday urged his fellow teammates to play "without fear" during their tour of South Africa -- a country where they have won only two Tests during their past five tours.
Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed the private schools across the country to reduce their fees by 20 percent with immediate effect.
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri says the Tel Aviv regime would not succeed in case it opts to launch a new military aggression against his country.
A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in the state of New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.
A Tuareg leader says suspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people in Mali’s eastern Menaka region during a series of attacks on their nomadic camps.
Residents of Karachi continued to suffer on Friday as the CNG crisis entered its sixth day, disrupting public transport and daily routine.
The Senate on Thursday delivered back-to-back rebukes of President Trump’s embrace of Saudi Arabia, first voting to end U.S. participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and then unanimously approving a measure blaming the kingdom’s crown prince for the ghastly killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A top neurosurgeon who worked here at the Civil Hospital Quetta was allegedly kidnapped Thursday night, authorities and people close to the doctor said.
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday granted Pakistan the right to host the next Asia Cup in 2020, although it is not yet decided where Pakistan will host the event.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Malik Asad Ali Khokhar won the by-election in Punjab Assembly constituency PP-168 Lahore, unofficial and unconfirmed results from all 83 polling stations suggested Thursday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says his vision is to make Pakistan a financially viable and economically self-reliant country, by getting rid of the dependency syndrome.
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday presided over 216th Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ.
Pakistan’s GDP growth expected to slow to 4.3 to 4.7% in current and the next fiscal year from 5.8% in FY18 due to policy measures taken to address the external imbalance, Moody’s rating agency has said in a report released on Thursday.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Shaukat Basra on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and announced to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team Sarfraz Ahmed, in an interview said that there’s no time to do an experiment in the national side. The 31-year old has claimed that the current squad of the Pakistani side is comprised of very talented players who need to be given confidence.
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif appreciated the gesture of government, saying heading the Public Accounts Committee has been a tradition in the tenure of last two and three governments.
Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said the government was not considering introducing any new tax amnesty scheme.
The boards of directors at Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) have been dissolved on Prime Minister Imran Khan's orders owing to the prevailing gas shortfall in the country, sources said on Thursday.
The Supreme Court on Thursday formed a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe allegations of the illegal allotment of Waqf property attached to a Pakpattan shrine against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday while hearing a suo motu case on foreign properties owned by Pakistani nationals ordered Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan to deposit Rs29.5 million.
Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah was elected as the new president of Pakistan Football Federation, outvoting Anwar ul Haq Qureshi by a clear margin of 17 to 3 votes in Pakistan Football Federation's elections held at the Supreme Court building.
A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara will launch a new operation against the US-backed Kurds in northern Syria within days, amid tensions between the two NATO allies over Washington’s support for the Kurdish militants in the Arab country.
With just hours left before the close of negotiations, UN mediators rushed to broker a truce Wednesday between government representatives and rebels in Yemen, a country teetering on the brink of famine.
McDonald´s announced a plan on Tuesday for a phased reduction of antibiotics in beef, expanding a health-oriented reform to a new meat source other than chicken.
Narcos and Game of Thrones star Pedro Pascal is to play the lead in upcoming Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, Disney said Wednesday, as it builds on the beloved and profitable science fiction franchise.
Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was sentenced to a total of three years in prison on Wednesday for his role in making illegal hush-money payments to women to help Trump’s 2016 election campaign and lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower project in Russia.
Former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his son and party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday decided not to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Google chief Sundar Pichai said fears about artificial intelligence are valid but that the tech industry is up to the challenge of regulating itself, in an interview published on Wednesday.
Polling for by-election on Punjab Assembly seat PP-168 ends at 5pm and vote counting under way.
Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned senior US officials and lodged a strong after Washington added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries violating religious freedom.
Minister for Finance Asad Umar Wednesday said they took measures including devaluing Pakistani rupee, increasing interest rate, and hiking power and gas tariffs without waiting for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to present its conditions.
The Belarusian Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday called on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) committee chairperson here at the headquarters in the city, a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May told her MPs on Wednesday she expects to step down before the next scheduled election in 2022, as she fought an immediate attempt to unseat her over her handling of Brexit by warning it could derail the process.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved formation of a four-member Prime Minister's Inspection Commission.
Pakistan Navy has inducted its 1st upgraded ATR aircraft and Sea king Helicopters in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational capability.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to further integrate demand and supply of gas to avoid any crisis in future.
Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said that the future of world depends upon information technology and telecommunication.
Meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet was held in Islamabad on Wednesday with Finance Minister Asad Umar in the chair.
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa witnessed the ongoing Pak-China International Air Exercise Shaheen-VII at an operational air base of Pakistan Air Force on Wednesday.
President Dr Arif Alvi held a meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh on Wednesday.
Van collided into a parked truck in Noor Shah. Four have lost their lives and five people have been injured in a tragic incident.
Minister for Planning Khusro Bakhtyar says the government is focusing on structural reforms in national economy in a holistic manner to put it on right track.
Minister for Religious Affairs, Noorul Haq Qadari met President Dr. Arif Alvi in Madina Munawwara on Wednesday and briefed him about the on-going talks with the Saudi authorities relating to Hajj agreements.
Following strong protest by Pakistan, the United States of America on Wednesday has announced not to put sanctions on Islamabad despite blacklisting for religious freedom violations.
Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday said party members are ready if the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is going to be used to pressurise the opposition.
Head of the Russian National Defense Management Center, Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev, says Syria should rejoin the Arab League in order to help support the process of a political solution to the ongoing crisis, and push refugees toward returning home.
A Palestinian child has died four days after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between Israeli troopers and a group of Palestinian protesters participating in an anti-occupation rally along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied territories.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has met his brother and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif at ministers enclosure in Islamabad today (Wednesday).
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday reached Thar.
Former Pakistan women captain Sana Mir’s leg-break delivery during the recently concluded Women’s World T20 has been voted as the 'Play of the Tournament' by the International Cricket Council.
The hour of judgment has come for Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump´s former personal lawyer, who will learn Wednesday if cooperating with authorities conducting the Russia probe will spare him a long prison term.
Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the US State Department's move to add the country to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom as “unilateral and politically motivated”.
Commuters were left stranded in Karachi and other cities and towns across Sindh after transporters announced a strike on Wednesday to protest against halting of gas supply to CNG stations.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing called on Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Dr Fehmida Mirza in Islamabad.
A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook near San Francisco, police said, but hours after a sweep of the structure began there was no word of explosives found.
US President Donald Trump is not worried about the prospect of being impeached by Democrats.
With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce.
A gunman entered a Catholic cathedral in the Brazilian city of Campinas on Tuesday and fatally shot four people attending midday mass before killing himself at the altar, fire department officials said.
A gunman on a security watchlist killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on (Wednesday) accepted a petition filed by Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari for the removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL).
Pakistan crashed out of the ongoing Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, after losing 5-0 to Belgium in an all-important cross-over match.
Pakistan and the United Kingdom have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation, particularly in the spheres of regional security, counter-terrorism, organized crime, money-laundering and asset recovery.
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua says Pakistan will continue to play its dynamic and constructive role for ensuring lasting peace and stability in the region.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Government is committed to provide an enabling environment to all the investors to take advantage of the existing opportunities in various sectors including Exploration and Production sector.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday has barred Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz from leaving country placign his name on ECL.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique in connection to the Paragon Housing Society scam.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew its order banning high-rise constructions beyond six floors in the metropolis.
They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody on Monday became the most streamed song from the 20th century.
Drinking a glass of orange juice daily could significantly reduce one's risk of getting dementia, a new study published in the journal Neurology suggests.
Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study.
Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Investment, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood invited Japanese entrepreneurs to explore huge opportunities in trade and investment in Pakistan.
Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket over an illegal action, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday.
Google has decided to launch a voice-driven version of Google News for smart speakers and phones, that will deliver more personalized audio news feeds through Google Assistant.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday forbade provincial authorities from destroying houses during an ongoing city-wide anti-encroachment drive.
Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Tuesday said that his mandate is to remove encroachments lining the roads and drains and not to demolish houses.
A drive against illegal encroachments on the land of the Circular Railway will start from today (Tuesday) in the metropolis.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said overseas Pakistanis will have to pay duty if they bring more than one mobile phone to the country.
British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, throwing Britain’s plan to leave the European Union into chaos after admitting that she faced a rout.
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the world, a day before they will receive the award for their efforts to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.
French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday tried to placate the so-called “yellow vest” protesters and control the ongoing crisis in France by introducing a series of concrete measures including wage rises and tax exemptions.
PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal on Monday rubbished the reports that the opposition party was ready to show flexibility on their stance that the chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) should be given to Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif.
In line with expectations, the Pakistan stock market staged a handsome rally of over 700 points on Monday, powering past the 39,200 mark.
Senior Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Monday said the incumbent government should be allowed time to prove itself.
The US Dollar on Monday had registered an increase of 20 paisa in open market after which green side is trading at Rs 139.80.
Chinese vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today.
Rana Amjad, the General Manager of Sahiwal-Multan Rental Power Project, became approver against former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday in the Rs 22 billion Rental Power Projects (RPPs) case.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi inaugurated newly established Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Base Keti Bandar on Monday.
The details of the expenditure of Prime Minister Imran Khan visits to foreign countries have been presented in the National Assembly on Monday.
Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari says the Indian government is trying to change demography of Kashmir to destroy the whole concept of having a plebiscite in the valley.
Anti-polio campaign of varied durations began across the country on Monday.
Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir must be given their right to self-determination as promised by the UN Security Council Resolutions.