Politics

SC to hear Model Town case today

SC to hear Model Town case today

ISLAMABAD  – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court (SC) will hear the case pertaining to the Model Town tragedy today (Wednesday), Dunya News reported.The SC five five-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Faisal Arab […]

Pakistan assures US of support in Afghan endgame

Pakistan assures US of support in Afghan endgame

Pakistan on Tuesday assured all-out support to the US for a negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict. The assurance was given by Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi to US Special Envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad.Washington’s special envoy, tasked with finding a negotiated end toAfghanistan’s bloody 17-year-old war, will hold talks with […]

Imran’s boast about army backing rankles PPP

Imran’s boast about army backing rankles PPP

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party senior leader Qamar Zaman Kaira has said government’s irresponsible statements are damaging the country and the Pakistan army should clarify its position on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent statement.While addressing a press conference in Lahore, the former federal minister said the Army should stand with the government’s decisions and not with party manifestos […]

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

Nawaz to appear before SC in Pakpattan shrine land case today

ISLAMABAD  – Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Supreme Court (SC) today (Tuesday) in Pakpattan shrine’s land transfer case.The PML-N supremo decided to appear before the court after consultation with his legal team. The former prime minister will present his stance before the court in case […]

Asad Umar notified about rupee devaluation in advance

Asad Umar notified about rupee devaluation in advance

ISLAMABAD:There seems to be a communication gap between the Prime Minister’s Office and the Finance Ministry, as the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor had informed the finance minister about rupee devaluation well before time, contrary to what Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed on Monday.The miscommunication may now cost the central bank its independence. In an […]

Sharif family reunites at NAB office in Lahore

Sharif family reunites at NAB office in Lahore

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, Hamza Shehbaz and other family members on Sunday met National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif at National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore office.The former PM reportedly shared his reservations with the authorities concerned about the facilities being provided to Shehbaz Sharif in custody. During the meeting that […]

Bilawal lashes out at PTI leadership for taking U-turns on their promises

Bilawal lashes out at PTI leadership for taking U-turns on their promises

SUKKUR – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that the martyrs and ghazis of war against terror are our martyrs and ghazis.Addressing a political gathering in Sukkur with regard to 51st Foundation Day of his party, he said that the fire of extremism, terrorism and non-tolerance has engulfed the country, […]

Nawaz wants NAB probe into Aleema Khan’s properties

Nawaz wants NAB probe into Aleema Khan’s properties

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday demanded of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the properties of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan in Dubai.Talking informally to reporters at the accountability court in Islamabad, Nawaz said that he is not in habit of doing politics of allegations, but if he stayed silent, […]

PM Imran performs ground-breaking of Kartarpur Corridor today

PM Imran performs ground-breaking of Kartarpur Corridor today

ISLAMABAD  – Prime Minister Imran Khan will today (Wednesday) perform the ground-breaking of the four kilometers long Kartarpur Corridor.The corridor will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur area of Narowal district with Dera Baba Nanak in India s Gurdaspur District.Pakistan will build the corridor from the Indian border to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur while […]

Bilawal to skip JIT hearing on fake accounts

Bilawal to skip JIT hearing on fake accounts

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will not appear before the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) joint investigation team (JIT) probing into Rs35 billion money laundering scam, a senior PPP leader on Tuesday revealed to The Express Tribune.He said the JIT shared a questionnaire with Bilawal. However, it has been decided that instead of […]

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE:A petitioner has approached the top court, seeking a contempt of court case against Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi and patron-in-chief Pir Afzal Qadri.In a petition submitted on Tuesday, the applicant, Barrister Masroor Shah, raised questions about the conduct of the two leaders who are currently detained at unknown locations.“Do they […]

Aitzaz blames statements for Sharif’s predicament

Aitzaz blames statements for Sharif’s predicament

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Aitzaz Ahsan on Sunday said the statements of Nawaz Sharif showed that it had become harder for the deposed prime minister to escape jail.“I am not happy with anyone’s imprisonment, but [it is unfortunate to say] that his advisers are giving him wrong suggestions,” the former senator said while speaking to […]