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MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER TO THE NEWLY APPOINTED FRENCH PRIME MINISTER

MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER TO THE NEWLY APPOINTED FRENCH PRIME MINISTER

Excellency, It gives me great pleasure to extend my heartiest congratulations on your appointment as the Prime Minister of the French Republic. Your appointment to this Office signifies the wide respect you enjoy across the French political spectrum. Pakistan and France enjoy cordial and friendly relations based on democratic values and shared perceptions on major […]

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced his party’s intention to hold a rally in Islamabad next Friday to “demand Nawaz Sharif’s resignation”. Speaking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Khan posed the question: “With which face will the PML-N confront the public after the comments made in the Supreme Court judgement?” “I asked the […]

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 […]

Two new child maid abuse cases surfaces in Islamabad, Multan

Two new child maid abuse cases surfaces in Islamabad, Multan

Another torture case involving a child housemaid was registered in Islamabad on Saturday after a 12-year-old alleged that she was physically abused and not allowed to visit home for the past four years. A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged under Section 154 at the Golra Police Station on a complaint filed by the girl […]

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet

Islamabad to get its tallest building yet The tower will be the tallest building in the city, and will serve as a symbol of socioeconomic progress. PHOTO: REUTERS The federal government on Monday announced its plan to build ‘The CPEC Tower’ in Islamabad which would be the tallest building in the capital. The tower will serve […]

Islamabad High Court bars Valentine’s Day celebration in public spaces

Islamabad High Court bars Valentine’s Day celebration in public spaces

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday prohibited the celebration of Valentine’s Day in public spaces and government offices across the country ‘with immediate effect’. A day before Valentine’s Day, the Federal Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Islamabad High Commission were told by Justice Shaukat Aziz, who was hearing […]

Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi face off in PSL 2017 opener

Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi face off in PSL 2017 opener

DUBAI: Defending champions Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi are all set to clash in the Pakistan Super League 2017 opener today (Thursday). Islamabad had a rough start to the inaugural PSL edition last year. After four heavy defeats in their first six games, almost everybody had written off Misbah’s men. However, the team rose from […]

Students among seven nabbed for peddling drugs at Islamabad schools

Students among seven nabbed for peddling drugs at Islamabad schools

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police on Thursday apprehended seven suspected drug peddlers, including two students, from various universities and adjoining areas. The alleged drug peddlers included university students, Waleed Shamim and Zamd-ul-Naas. Another suspect was identified as Mateeullah. According to the police, the suspects were selling ecstasy and hashish to university students. Officials also seized a […]

PM meets International Trade Center’s Executive Director in Islamabad

PM meets International Trade Center’s Executive Director in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Thursday has met Executive Director of Geneva based International Trade Center Arancha Gonzalez in Islamabad. Talking to Arancha Gonzalez, PM said Pakistan is on its way to achieve further higher growth trajectory in the coming months. He said Pakistan is looking forward to enhanced interaction […]

ASF recovers fine quality heroin from passenger at Islamabad airport

ASF recovers fine quality heroin from passenger at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI (Yes News) – Airport Security Force (ASF) on Saturday has foiled smuggling of heroin from Rawalpindi to Saudi Arabia at Benazir International Airport. According to details, the security officers confiscated 685grams of fine quality heroin from passenger’s luggage during search and apprehended him. The suspect identified as Mohammad Daud was a resident of Charsadda. […]