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Orange Line train project: High Court takes exception to use of varsities’ grounds

Orange Line train project: High Court takes exception to use of varsities’ grounds

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court took exception on Tuesday to use of grounds of the Punjab University and the Government College University (GCU) by the previous provincial government for the construction of Orange Line Metro Train project. During hearing of a petition against the encroachment of grounds in the city, counsel for the PU told […]

DC takes over Comic Con with Aquaman, Shazam and more

DC takes over Comic Con with Aquaman, Shazam and more

Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like Aquaman, Shazam! and even Wonder Woman 1984, which is only three and a half weeks into production. Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Chris Pratt and Nicole Kidman were just a few of the starry names to grace the […]

CJ takes notice of Justice Siddiqui’s startling allegations against security agency

CJ takes notice of Justice Siddiqui’s startling allegations against security agency

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took notice of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s startling criticism of the country’s premier intelligence agency a day earlier. Justice Siddiqui, while addressing the Rawalpindi Bar Association on Saturday, had claimed that the agency’s personnel were manipulating judicial proceedings against the Sharif family. “Their [the agency’s] personnel get benches formed at […]

Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

ISLAMABAD;While taking U-turn, senior Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader Javed Hashmi on Monday has announced to contest upcoming general elections. According to sources, Hashmi has obtained nomination papers for NA-158 and NA-155. He said that he would have not submitted the documents if party didn’t insist him. Earlier, Hashmi had announced to not contest the […]

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad takes oath as caretaker KP CM

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad takes oath as caretaker KP CM

PESHAWAR ;Justice (r) Dost Mohammad has taken oath as caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Wednesday).According to details, Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered oath to the interim CM in a ceremony that was attended by speaker Asad Qaisar, Pervez Khattak, Amir Maqam, former members of provincial assemblies and senior lawyers. Talking to media, newly-elected […]

Caretaker federal cabinet takes oath

Caretaker federal cabinet takes oath

ISLAMABAD ;A six-member caretaker federal cabinet has taken oath during a ceremony in Islamabad today (Tuesday).According to details, President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath to the members of the cabinet that also include two females at President House.Ali Zafar will be Law Minister, Shamshad Akhtar will control Finance Ministry while Abdullah Hussain has become Foreign Minsiter.Caretaker […]

PTI’s takes another U-Turn, proposes Ayaz Amir’s name for caretaker Punjab CM

PTI’s takes another U-Turn, proposes Ayaz Amir’s name for caretaker Punjab CM

LAHORE ;Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday again taking U-turn on the issue of caretaker Punjab CM, once again replaced the name withdrawn the Orya Maqbool Jan’s name and proposed Ayaz Amir’s name for the top slot. PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry took to the Twitter to propose the names of Ayaz Amir, Dr Hassan Askari and […]

Trump to receive Kim letter as nuclear summit takes shape

Trump to receive Kim letter as nuclear summit takes shape

NEW YORK (AFP) – US President Donald Trump was to receive a letter from his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un on Friday, a much-anticipated moment as preparations for a historic nuclear summit gain pace.Kim s right-hand man, Kim Yong Chol, was due in the US capital a day after talks in New York with Secretary […]

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, […]

Shadab Khan Takes Six Wickets During First Warm Up Match

Shadab Khan Takes Six Wickets During First Warm Up Match

Spinner Shadab Khan bagged six wickets as Pakistan dismissed Northamptonshire for 259 on day one of their warm-up match at Wantage Road. Shadab removed five of Northants’ top seven, including top-scorer Adam Rossington (90), and also ran out their No 3, Luke Procter, according to Sky Sports. Rossington impressed for Northants, striking eight fours and […]

CJP takes notice of appointment procedure of VCs in 37 public universities

CJP takes notice of appointment procedure of VCs in 37 public universities

LAHORE:Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar  took suo motu notice on the appointment process of vice-chancellors of 37 public universities in Punjab. The chief justice directed the chief secretary to submit a report in this regard. The CJP took notice while hearing complaints of public interests and human rights at the apex court’s Lahore […]

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

By Reuters YANGON:  Myanmar on Tuesday launched its first bid to improve relations between Buddhists and Muslims since an eruption of deadly violence in August inflamed communal tension and triggered an exodus of some 520,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.Rohingya Muslims are still fleeing, more than six weeks after Rohingya insurgents attacked security forces in western Myanmar’s Rakhine […]