Pakistan

Government unaware of Careem, Uber ban, says Rana

Government unaware of Careem, Uber ban, says Rana

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Wednesday said the government was not aware of a ban on ride-hailing companies, amid strong reaction by the masses over the move. Speaking to media within Punjab Assembly premises, Sanaullah clarified that regulatory action against Uber and Careem was taken by concerned departments and not the government. Punjab gives […]

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, 37 others placed on Exit Control List

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, 37 others placed on Exit Control List

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has included the names of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 37 other on the Exit Control List, two days after he was placed under house arrest. The ministry has forwarded letters to all provincial governments and the Federal Investigation Agency, which includes names of all 38 individuals placed on the […]

Boxer Amir Khan drops dad, uncle from management team following feud

Boxer Amir Khan drops dad, uncle from management team following feud

Boxer Amir Khan, whose family feud has him reeling with distractions, has dropped his father Shah Khan, uncle Tahir Khan, and best man Saj Mohamed from his boxing management team in a bid to keep family and business apart. Since early on in the former WBA champion’s career, his father had acted as the manager and negotiator. However, […]

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas given guard of honour at PM house

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas given guard of honour at PM house

ISLAMABAD: President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas was presented with a guard of honour at the prime minister house in Islamabad on Tuesday. The Palestinian leader arrived in the capital on Monday night for a three-day official visit.  President Abbas is accompanied by a seventeen-member delegation including five ministers. It is his third visit to […]

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. During the meeting, the Army Chief and the Prime Minister discussed and reviewed national, regional and border security situation. General Bajwa also took the Prime Minister into confidence over Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

After Punjab, Sindh govt also seeks legal action against Uber, Careem

After Punjab, Sindh govt also seeks legal action against Uber, Careem

KARACHI: A day after the Punjab government declared the services of mobile-application taxi service providers Careem, Uber and A-One as illegal, the Sindh government on Tuesday also sought legal action against these companies. The Sindh government has declared the use of private cars as taxis without the mandatory legal permits as “illegal” and has contacted […]

Panama Case: A volley of Q&A in court, Salman Akram Raja continues his arguments

Panama Case: A volley of Q&A in court, Salman Akram Raja continues his arguments

ISLAMABAD: As the Panama Papers hearing resumed on Tuesday many questions were put to Hasan and Hussain Nawaz’s counsel regarding the London flats. Who owned the properties from 1993-1996? Where did the investment for the London flats come from? How did the Sharif family children maintaining residence at the property? The counsel Salman Akram Raja too […]

Rollercoaster ride continues at PSX, SECP cleaning likely to smoothen the ride

Rollercoaster ride continues at PSX, SECP cleaning likely to smoothen the ride

KARACHI: After shedding nearly 1,000 points on Monday the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) benchmark index continued the slide on Tuesday; it opened in red and fell like the London Bridge. For the first half hour of trading, the benchmark 100-index was down more than 600 points trading well below 48,500 points, and when the speculators […]

Two months on: Victims of Landhi train collision await promised compensation money

Two months on: Victims of Landhi train collision await promised compensation money

KARACHI: Although promises of compensation money pour in from the authorities when a major incident takes place, they turn out to be hollow once the tide recedes. Something similar happened with the people who were injured when two passenger trains collided in Karachi’s Landhi area. The incident that took place on November 3, 2016 had […]

ASF recovers fine quality heroin from passenger at Islamabad airport

ASF recovers fine quality heroin from passenger at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI (Yes News) – Airport Security Force (ASF) on Saturday has foiled smuggling of heroin from Rawalpindi to Saudi Arabia at Benazir International Airport. According to details, the security officers confiscated 685grams of fine quality heroin from passenger’s luggage during search and apprehended him. The suspect identified as Mohammad Daud was a resident of Charsadda. […]

Pakistanis third among Dubai’s top earning real estate brokers

Pakistanis third among Dubai’s top earning real estate brokers

DUBAI (Yes News) – Real estate brokers earned a commission of over Dh1.5 bn in 2016 from 32,932 transactions, stated Dubai Land Department (DLD) in its latest report. According to a report published by Khaleej Times, Dubai’s real estate market attracted 5,933 active brokers and 2,285 registered brokerage offices. The Dh1.5 bn figure describes the […]

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