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Hamza Shahbaz to appear before NAB in clean water corruption case today

Hamza Shahbaz to appear before NAB in clean water corruption case today

LAHORE :Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz will appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in clean water corruption case today (Friday). The leader will be interrogated over giving expensive contracts and other related queries. According to the bureau’s summons, it was learnt that during the inquiry, Hamza has possession of information or evidence related […]

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India to halt anti-militant operations in Kashmir for Ramazan

India will suspend operations against militants fighting its rule in the disputed region of Kashmir during the holy Muslim month of Ramazan, the government said on Wednesday. The move follows weeks of sporadic violence in the Muslim majority territory at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan, both of which claim the […]

Pakistan’s military has killed a senior member of Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) along two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Balochistan, the army’s media wing said on Thursday.

Pakistan’s military has killed a senior member of Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) along two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Balochistan, the army’s media wing said on Thursday.

A military intelligence officer was killed and four other soldiers wounded during the operation targeting Salman Badeni, the Balochistan region chief of LeJ, on the outskirts of provincial capital Quetta. Badeni had been “involved in killings of over 100 innocent personnel of Hazara Community and police”, the army said in a statement. The military also […]

Press Gallery is important organ of Parliament , played important role in highlighting the legislation enacted. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Press Gallery is important organ of Parliament , played important role in highlighting the legislation enacted. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

By.Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: 16th May, 2018: The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that the Press Gallery is an important organ of Parliament and played important role in highlighting the legislation enacted and issues discussed in the Parliament. He expressed these views while addressing reception hosted by the President Mr. Qurban Baloch, […]

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

ISLAMABAD:Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Moulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday termed the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an international agenda.Speaking on the floor of National Assembly on Wednesday, he said that a power lobby has been forcing Parliament for FATA merger, adding that the House doesn’t have mandate to change the […]

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 […]

Kohala’s Bridge: For people in AJK crossing a bridge was never this risky

Kohala’s Bridge: For people in AJK crossing a bridge was never this risky

Azad Kashmir, gifted with rivers flowing through it, has some of the oldest bridges connecting residents in part of the region to another. However, lack of care of these old and now damaged bridges has become a liability putting several lives at risk. Kohala Bridge that connects Azad Kashmir to rest of the country is […]

The 3rd Silk Road Expo Kicks off in Xi’an, a New Pattern of Two-way Opening-up Takes Shape along the Belt and Road

The 3rd Silk Road Expo Kicks off in Xi’an, a New Pattern of Two-way Opening-up Takes Shape along the Belt and Road

XI’AN, China, May 15, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/Asianet-Pakistan– On May 11, the Third Silk Road International Exposition and the Investment and Trade Forum for Cooperation between Eastern and Western China (“the 3rd Silk Road Expo”) opens in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. Guests and investors from 75 countries and regions like the UK, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Iran, […]

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

Shanghai has granted BMW a licence for self-driving car testing, setting up the German luxury brand to become the first foreign automaker to test autonomous vehicles on the road in China. As global car giants race for an advantage in the world’s largest car market, the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Information Technology awarded the […]

PR Embassy of Pakistan is taking concrete steps to promote Urdu Language in France

PR Embassy of Pakistan is taking concrete steps to promote Urdu Language in France

Paris : The Embassy of Pakistan is taking multiple steps to promote Urdu language learning in France specially for second generation Pakistani students to ensure that they remain connected with their Pakistani heritage culture and language.This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque while addressing a Graduation Ceremony of 250 students […]

Joint Press Release on the4th Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) Meeting held in Islamabad on 14 May 2015

Joint Press Release on the4th Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) Meeting held in Islamabad on 14 May 2015

Islamabad, May, 14, 2018 Asghar Ali Mubarak The 4th meeting of Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) was held in Islamabad today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The delegations were led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai and Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua. In pursuance of the seven principals […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]