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Former Governor State Bank nominated as Pakistan’s candidate for the position of Chairman, IMFC

Former Governor State Bank nominated as Pakistan’s candidate for the position of Chairman, IMFC

Islamabad (Commerce Desk) Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Ishrat Hussain has been nominated as Pakistan’s candidate for the coveted position of Chairman, International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). On the recommendation of  Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, the Prime Minister approved nomination of Dr. Ishrat Hussain who has vast […]

Former Taliban hostage Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

Former Taliban hostage Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday. Joshua Boyle was freed by the Pakistan Army in October along with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and […]

Former President Zardari condemned terror attack in Jhal Magsi

Former President Zardari condemned terror attack in Jhal Magsi

Islamabad, 5 October 2017:  Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari condemned the terrorists attack in Jhal Magsi at Dargah Fateh Pur. He said that not only nurseries of terror have to be eliminated but also the idea of terror which is spilling innocent blood. Asif Ali Zardari instructed Sindh […]

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Islamabad, 22 May 2017: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned attack on members of peace committee in Khyber Agency on Monday morning. Former President in a statement said that blood of innocent martyrs will not go in vain and defeat of the enemies of humanity […]

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

Our Correspondent A joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe the murder of Maulana Azam Tariq — former chief of the Millat-i-Islamia — held its first session on Tuesday to discuss the case. The JIT also questioned suspect Sibtain Kazmi, who had been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) last week at Islamabad airport […]

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 […]

CT made easy

CT made easy

ASAD DURRANI TERRORISTS operate in small groups, at times individually, and can blend in with the masses. Unconstrained by time and space, they can pick and choose between a wide range of soft targets. They can network with others of their ilk and are often supported by forces, domestic and foreign, inimical to the state […]

Islamabad High Court acquits former religious affairs minister in Hajj corruption case

Islamabad High Court acquits former religious affairs minister in Hajj corruption case

ISLAMABAD:  The Islamabad High Court (IHC) hearing the Hajj corruption case on Monday acquitted former Religious Affairs Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Rao Shakeel and Raja Aftabul Islam, suspending an earlier decision of a special trial court that had sentenced them to prison.On March 3, 2016, a special court had sentenced Hamid to 16 years in […]

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Lampard retires at 38

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Lampard retires at 38

LONDON: Former England and Chelsea midfield star Frank Lampard retired on Thursday aged 38, calling time on a playing career that will be remembered as one of the Premier League’s finest. Lampard did not reveal what he plans to do next, but said he was grateful to the Football Association for the opportunity to do […]