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PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources KARACHI: Amid the ongoing political hullabaloo, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to swing into election mode in December, this year. According to sources, the party will be open to making electoral alliances with everyone, everywhere except Sindh, the powerhouse of the PPP. […]

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 […]

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

“There is a systematic erosion of freedom of expression in the name of ideology and national security on the one hand and crimes against media persons are being committed with impunity on the other”. This has been stated by former President Asif Ali Zardari in a message on the international Press Freedom Day on Wednesday […]

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

DESK REPORT On Wednesday, Abhay Deol ruffled quite a few feathers in Bollywood when he put out a series of sarcastic posts on Facebook questioning the part Bollywood celebrities play in perpetuating the idea that fair skin is better. He criticised bigwigs like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. But one of his […]

SCBA files petition against extension of military courts

SCBA files petition against extension of military courts

Our Desk ISLAMABAD:  The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), on Friday, challenged provisions of the 23rd Constitutional Amendment that gave an extension to military courts. The body said that over the past two years, military courts have failed in combating terrorism in Pakistan and that there is no justification in repeating or extending such an […]

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

By News Desk Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) fined on Thursday two private news channels for “airing baseless news” against the Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja. “In a complaint filed by IGP Sindh AD Khawaja, Pemra Council of Complaints meeting recommended to impose a fine of Rs 200,000 and Rs 300,000 […]

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

The Punjab Rangers on Thursday warned that the display of weapons and the employment of security guards for personal safety are illegal under the National Action Plan (NAP). “It follows that only security personnel of registered government institutions will be deployed,” Punjab Rangers Col Amjad Iqbal said during a press briefing. He added that Pakistan […]

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

PTI submits resolution against Saudi alliance in NA

By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly Secretariat against Pakistan’s decision to join Saudi-led 41-nation Islamic military alliance and appointment of General (retd) Raheel Sharif as its head. Taking cogniscance of Article 40 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which states, inter alia, “The […]

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

KARACHI (Our Desk) – A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against the demolition of a school building in Soldier Bazar area on Monday. The school building was demolished in an overnight operation which led to propelled authorities to take action against the land mafia. The students of school appealed Sindh Chief Minister Syed […]

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

SEOUL/TOKYO – A Chinese envoy arrives in South Korea on Monday to discuss North Korea’s increasingly defiant weapons programme as a US Navy strike group heads to the region amid concerns Pyongyang may be readying a fresh nuclear test. North Korea marks several major anniversaries this month and often marks the occasions with major tests […]

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Press Conference Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Tuesday Pakistan remains committed to its policy of non-interference in the conflicts of Muslim countries. She gave the assurance during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs which discussed the issue of clearance given to former army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif to lead […]

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