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Sharif family reunites at NAB office in Lahore

Sharif family reunites at NAB office in Lahore

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, Hamza Shehbaz and other family members on Sunday met National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif at National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore office.The former PM reportedly shared his reservations with the authorities concerned about the facilities being provided to Shehbaz Sharif in custody. During the meeting that […]

Suu Kyi to be stripped of freedom of Paris award: mayor’s office

Suu Kyi to be stripped of freedom of Paris award: mayor’s office

PARIS:Paris city will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, a mayor’s spokesperson said Friday.Mayor Anne Hidalgo decided to revoke the honour because of the “multiple violations of human rights recorded in Myanmar and the violence […]

Pakistan, US engage to pursue political settlement in Afghanistan: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal

Pakistan, US engage to pursue political settlement in Afghanistan: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal

Pakistan, US engage to pursue political settlement in Afghanistan: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal By,Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad Pakistan has termed the recent elections in Afghanistan as a positive development and expressed the confidence that the political process in the country will move forward. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office […]

Passport office blacklists Saad Rafique, brother on NAB’s appeal

Passport office blacklists Saad Rafique, brother on NAB’s appeal

The Directorate General of Immigration and Passports (DGIP) has blacklisted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique on NAB’s request.Former PML-N lawmaker from Punjab Qaiser Amin Butt’s name has also been added in the black list of the passport and immigration department, Express News reported.Saad Rafique and his brother have been summoned by […]

Villain Venom is box office hero in North American theaters

Villain Venom is box office hero in North American theaters

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Superhero blockbuster “Venom” saved the day at the North American box office this weekend, pulling in an estimated $80 million in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.The first movie in Sony s Marvel Universe, it stars Tom Hardy as a journalist who becomes the host for an alien symbiote that […]

CM office responsible for Pakpattan DPO transfer: report

CM office responsible for Pakpattan DPO transfer: report

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar’s office ordered the transfer of District Police Officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal, revealed a report submitted to the Supreme Court in the Khawar Maneka case.The report stated that political influence was used in the transfer of the police officer and Inspector General Khaleem Imam simply “rubber-stamped” the order.“Orders of transferring Ex-DPO Pakpattan at […]

New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office

New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency.In the latest bombshell to rock the troubled administration, The New York Times and The Washington Post […]

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

HANOI:Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cybersecurity law.Critics of the law, which takes effect on January 1, 2019, say it gives Hanoi more power to crack down on dissent because it would require Facebook, Google and other […]

Foreign Office Pakistan welcomes Indian P.M, Modi’s phone call to Imran Khan, hopeful it could pave way for talks

Foreign Office Pakistan welcomes Indian P.M, Modi’s phone call to Imran Khan, hopeful it could pave way for talks

Foreign Office Pakistan welcomes Indian P.M, Modi’s phone call to Imran Khan, hopeful it could pave way for talks Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory phone call to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan earlier this week. Indian P.M Modi, in his phone call, […]

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country

ISLAMABAD;Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Thursday has predicted heavy rains in parts of country from Friday to Thursday. According to Met office, rain-thundershower with gusty winds/duststorm is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.Spell of pre-monsoon is also expected in first week of July. Press release regarding moon of Shawwal, […]

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