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Pakistan going to the IMF will be ‘disastrous’, says Raza Rabbani

Pakistan going to the IMF will be ‘disastrous’, says Raza Rabbani

Former chairman of Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that it will be “disastrous” if Pakistan approaches the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to seek another bailout. Speaking to reporters on Monday, the PPP stalwart claimed that the statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opposing an IMF programme for Pakistan had shown that the Fund is […]

Venezuelan president says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan president says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was “more determined than ever” after he escaped an “assassination” attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade. The government said seven soldiers were wounded in the alleged attack on Saturday, blamed on Colombia by Maduro and later claimed by a mysterious […]

Imran Khan says will take oath as premier on Aug 11

Imran Khan says will take oath as premier on Aug 11

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that he will take oath as prime minister on August 11, Radio Pakistanreported on Mnday. Khan shared this information while talking to the newly elected lawmakers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad. He said that the name for the slot of KP chief minister will be announced soon. Speaking […]

CNN reporter who interviewed Reham Khan says she received “torrent of abuse” for it

CNN reporter who interviewed Reham Khan says she received “torrent of abuse” for it

If Hannah Vaughan Jones wasn’t previously aware of just how much PTI supporters dislike Reham Khan, she sure is now. The CNN International reporter, who interviewed Reham recently has tweeted about how she has been on the receiving end of a “torrent of abuse for it; she added that Khan was invited onto the show […]

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms

Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions’ rigging allegations, promises reforms Islamabad: Elated by victory in the much-awaited General Elections 2018, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday stated that Almighty has granted him opportunity to implement his manifesto. He was was delivering victory Pakistan General Election Results 2018 LIVE updates: PTI leads, PML-N […]

‘ECP is striving to hold free and fair elections,’ says CEC in message ahead of polls

‘ECP is striving to hold free and fair elections,’ says CEC in message ahead of polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza on Tuesday assured voters that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was “trying its best to hold free, fair and unbiased elections”. In a video message released by the election body, Raza urged voters to fulfill their “duty towards the nation” by casting their votes responsibly […]

Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Adiala Jail administration on Thursday cancelled a meeting between incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law retired Capt Muhammad Safdar, and their legal team. The legal team was trying to meet the Sharif family detained at Adiala Jail following their conviction in the Avenfield properties reference. On Wednesday, lead defence counsel […]

CTD says Ansarul Sharia has formed alliance with TTP, LJ to target politicians

CTD says Ansarul Sharia has formed alliance with TTP, LJ to target politicians

KARACHI: Three banned outfits — the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ansarul Sharia Pakistan (ASP) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) — have developed a nexus to target political leadership in the metropolis to “sabotage forthcoming elections and trigger destabilisation in the country”, said a senior police official on Wednesday. The ASP, TTP and LJ have developed a sort of […]

Pink star Taapsee Pannu says she’s ‘disturbed’ by Muslims being targeted in India

Pink star Taapsee Pannu says she’s ‘disturbed’ by Muslims being targeted in India

On the trailer launch of upcoming Bollywood film Mulk, actor Taapsee Pannu highlighted the unfair prejudice faced by Muslims in India. The film stars Rishi Kapoor as the head of a Muslim family in India whose member was involved in a terror plot while Taapsee plays his lawyer. Taapsee shared her own experience to explain why the film […]

North Korean Ex-Diplomat Says Blackmail Is Part of Regime’s Playbook

North Korean Ex-Diplomat Says Blackmail Is Part of Regime’s Playbook

Defector’s tale of asking $1 billion from Israel to halt missile sales to Iran holds lessons for U.S SEOUL—In a Stockholm cafe one winter’s day in 1999, North Korea’s ambassador to Sweden made a proposal to his Israeli counterpart, according to a former Pyongyang diplomat: Give North Korea $1 billion in cash and we will […]

‘ISI not exempt from court orders against encroachment of public roads,’ says CJP

‘ISI not exempt from court orders against encroachment of public roads,’ says CJP

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday asked the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to specify a date by which it would remove the blockades from the main road in front of its headquarters. The three-member bench, however, suspended an earlier Islamabad High Court (IHC) directive to the agency to clear the roadblocks within a week. On June […]

Sanju shows the truth, says Sanjay Dutt

Sanju shows the truth, says Sanjay Dutt

Kapoor’s acting in the filmOther celebs like Aamir Khan, Karan Johar and Shabana Azmi have also praised the film. Who better than Sanjay Dutt to judge how true to life the biopic is? Raking in a spectacular INR72.50 crore in just two days, Sanju is Ranbir Kapoor’s top grossing film and it has left quite a mark on Sanjay. “Ranbir (Kapoor) […]

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