Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bollywood actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra called on the international community on Thursday to step up support for Rohingya women and children who fled to Bangladesh from a military crackdown in Myanmar. A military response to insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base in northern Rakhine state last […]

Imran Khan has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Punjab CM

Imran Khan has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Punjab CM

NAROWAL:Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan on Friday saying that he has defaced Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a ceremony in Narowal, Sharif said, “It is still unknown when the Metro Bus will build in Peshawar. The nation has now run out of patience. Zardari has ruined Karachi […]

Almost $30 million, 400 handbags seized in raids linked to Malaysia’s ousted leader Najib Razak

Almost $30 million, 400 handbags seized in raids linked to Malaysia’s ousted leader Najib Razak

Malaysian police said Friday they seized over 400 handbags and cash amounting to almost $30 million in raids on luxury apartments as they probed corruption allegations swirling around ousted leader Najib Razak. The money and a vast trove of handbags, as well as watches and jewellery, were found in two condominiums in Kuala Lumpur. A […]

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif meets Mahmood-ur-Rasheed

Caretaker Punjab CM: Shehbaz Sharif meets Mahmood-ur-Rasheed

LAHORE :Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has met Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Mahmood-ur-Rasheed to decide name of caretaker CM. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader has said that the minister will be elected with mutual consent of the government and opposition. He also said that other political parties have also been taken into confidence […]

Senate delegation briefed on Pakistan-Canada bilateral relations

Senate delegation briefed on Pakistan-Canada bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD;High Commissioner of Pakistan to Ottawa Tariq Azim Khan briefed the visiting delegation of Senate on the current status of Pakistan-Canada bilateral relations and efforts being made to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. A delegation from Senate led by Deputy Chairman Mr. Saleem Mandviwalla is currently visiting Ottawa, Canada, at the invitation of […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been approved in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk after which the movement to hold amendment in the bill was accepted by the House. During the session, Jamiat Ulema-e […]

Musharraf will not be spared in treason case, asserts Nawaz

Musharraf will not be spared in treason case, asserts Nawaz

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Friday asserted that ex-president Pervez Musharraf will not be spared in treason case. In an informal conversation with journalists outside accountability court, Sharif maintained that the trial will be completed indisputably, if not today then tomorrow or in the coming future. “Musharraf can […]

Avenfield reference: Maryam Nawaz continues to record statement in court

Avenfield reference: Maryam Nawaz continues to record statement in court

ISLAMABAD :Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz has continued to record her statement in response to questionnaire given by accountability court in Avenfield reference today (Friday). During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Maryam Nawaz said that her brother Hussain Nawaz owns London flats and Nelson and Nescon Company. It’s true that we […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been passed in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk. It is to be mentioned here that the constitution amendmen on Thursday with two thirds majority. According to the amendment, […]

Muslim inmates in the US fed pork during Ramazan: activists

Muslim inmates in the US fed pork during Ramazan: activists

A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramazan, rights campaigners said. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Anchorage Correctional Complex had violated constitutional prohibitions against “cruel and unusual punishment”. CAIR said […]

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

RIYADH ;Saudi air defences on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the southern city of Najran after it was fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, a Saudi-led military coalition said. Debris from the missile landed in residential areas of Najran without causing casualties, coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki said in a statement released by the […]