Pakistan

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday said that the party would continue to support the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms even if Fazlur Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) does not change its stance. The JUI-F chief has vehemently opposed the Fata reforms package. […]

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday disowned the statements made on the floor of the National Assembly by Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law retired Captain Muhammad Safdar, when he launched into a virulent tirade against Pakistan’s persecuted Ahmadi community. “Neither I nor Mian sahb or the party is […]

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa highlighted the concerns of Pakistan regarding peace and stability in the region in front of a delegation comprising US ambassadors and officials, military’s media wing reported. Arrording to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief […]

North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

WASHINGTON: As President Donald Trump prepares to decide on certifying the Iran nuclear deal, the White House has come to see a rapidly escalating standoff with North Korea as both a complicating factor and a cautionary tale. By the close of business Friday, Trump is expected to declare that a landmark agreement curbing Iran’s nuclear program […]

Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

Contempt case: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

ISLAMABAD: (Monitoring Desk)The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), on Thursday, issued non-bailable arrest warrants for October 26 against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in a contempt case. The warrants have been issued for the said date to ensure presence of the PTI chairman before the ECP on the next hearing. The five-member bench of […]

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication despite facing many challenges. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France and Pakistan’s Permanent Delegate to UNESCO Moin ul Haque in his country statement at the 202nd session of UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris yesterday. Ambassador Moin […]

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

By News Desk Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. PHOTO: PPI / FILE Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, took over charge of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) days after the government and opposition agreed upon his appointment as chairman of the top graft buster, Express News reported. Iqbal’s name was among a list of three – […]

Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Monitoring Desk KARACHI:  The pilot of a Saudi-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, which took off from Sialkot earlier in the morning, made a technical landing at Lahore airport, the airlines spokesperson said. “First of all, it was not an emergency landing because an emergency landing is different from a technical landing,” Mashood Tajwar told The […]

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

KARACHI: After failing to trace the serial attacker, the police department has increased on Tuesday the amount of the reward money from Rs0.5 million to Rs1 million. The police department has also issued new pictures of the suspect and his motorcycle. As many as 13 women, including unmarried girls and married women, have so far become […]

Bilawal Bhutto condemns posting of convicted police officer in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case

Bilawal Bhutto condemns posting of convicted police officer in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case

KARACHI, October 10: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that promotion and posting to Police officers convicted in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case by trial court was an “ugly message” from Sharif brothers government to the people of Pakistan, especially the followers of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. It may be recalled […]

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on the Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at Bilawal House on Tuesday. Minister Imdad Pitafi briefed the PPP Chairman about the pace of development works and assured that every possible efforts are being taken for timely completion of development schemes without compromising […]

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal will be travelling to the United States next week in a visit that indicates growing engagement between Islamabad and Washington following damning indictment of Pakistan by US President Donald Trump in his policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, sources confirmed to The Express Tribune. Ahsan’s a weeklong trip would come on the […]