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US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US military chief Gen Joseph Dunford have arrived in Islamabad to hold talks with their Pakistani counterparts. Pompeo, who landed at the Nur Khan Airbase in Islamabad just before 1pm, is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Chief of […]

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

TEHRAN: Iran replaced its central bank chief on Wednesday, local media reported, amid the fallout over banking scandals and the crisis facing the country’s economy. Valiollah Seif, who had served as the bank’s governor since President Hassan Rouhani took power in August 2013, was replaced by Abdolnasser Hemati following a cabinet meeting, according to the […]

UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he heard “unimaginable” accounts of atrocities during a visit Monday to vast camps in Bangladesh that are home to a million Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar.United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived for his visit accompanied by the head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. ─ AFP Guterres […]

Chief justice suggests construction of two dams with money recovered from bad debts

Chief justice suggests construction of two dams with money recovered from bad debts

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday announced that there is “consensus among all stakeholders” that two dams should be built from the money recovered from 222 companies who had had loans worth billions of rupees written off illegally. “The water shortage is such a serious matter,” he remarked. “I will have some good news regarding […]

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

GENEVA;The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a major investigation into abuses in occupied Kashmir, as his office released its first-ever report on alleged violations in the disputed territory. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he would urge the Human Rights Council, which opens a new session next week, “to consider establishing a Commission […]

Ex-army chief Aslam Baig appears before committee in Asghar Khan case

Ex-army chief Aslam Baig appears before committee in Asghar Khan case

ISLAMABAD;Former army chief General (Retd) Mirza Aslam Baig on Wednesday appeared before Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) five-member committee in Asghar Khan case.The committee posed questioned before Baig regarding forming right-wing Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) and distributing money among various political factions. The committee also recorded Baig’s statement.Sources privy to development stated that the committee had […]

Malik Zeeshan won the title Mr. Punjab while Farzanad Ali became Jr. Punjab in the national body building competition held at Islamabad

Malik Zeeshan won the title Mr. Punjab while Farzanad Ali became Jr. Punjab in the national body building competition held at Islamabad

By. Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 25, 2018 Islamabad; Malik Zeeshan won the title Mr. Punjab while Farzanad Ali became Jr. Punjab in the national body building competition held at Islamabad.Under the banner of Pakistan Amateur Bodybuilding Association more than 100 body builders across the country participated in two days mega event held at Islamabad on […]

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