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PM Imran to leave on two-day official visit to Malaysia today

PM Imran to leave on two-day official visit to Malaysia today

ISLAMABAD  – Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for two-day official visit to Malaysia today (Tuesday), his first to the country since assuming his post in August.Imran Khan will hold a bilateral meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to review existing relations and cooperation as well as identify new areas for future collaboration between […]

Model Town tragedy: Shahbaz to appear in SC today

Model Town tragedy: Shahbaz to appear in SC today

LAHORE – A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the application seeking the formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) in the Model Town case at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry today (Monday).The SC had issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, former Punjab […]

Accountability court to resume hearing Al-Azizia reference today

Accountability court to resume hearing Al-Azizia reference today

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court seized with the Al-Azizia reference will resume hearing today (Monday).Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif will record his testimony under Section 342 of the criminal procedure code before Judge Mohammad Arshad Malik.Sharif had so far answered 120 out of a total of 151 questions put to him during the recording of his testimony. […]

By-polls for two Senate seats of Punjab will be held today

By-polls for two Senate seats of Punjab will be held today

ISLAMABAD  – By-election for two seats of Senate from Punjab, including one general and one reserved seat for women, will be held today (Thursday).The seats had fallen vacant due to de-notification of Haroon Khan and Saadia Abbasi as senators in light of a Supreme Court verdict.According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the polling will […]

Sharif to testify in Flagship reference today

Sharif to testify in Flagship reference today

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court has summoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to record his statement in the Flagship corruption reference today (Wednesday).During the hearing of Al-Azizia and Flagship references on Tuesday, Judge Arshad Malik remarked that Sharif should record his statement under Section 342 of the Criminal Procedure Code.Defence Counsel Khawaja Haris appealed to the court […]

PM Khan to lay foundation stone of shelter home in Lahore today

PM Khan to lay foundation stone of shelter home in Lahore today

LAHORE – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan is all set to lay foundation stone of Shelter Home Project in Lahore today (Saturday). According to details, the premier will visit the provincial capital and also hold meetings with Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Usman Buzdar and other cabinet members. Imran Khan will also be briefed over […]

The nation is celebrating the 138th birth anniversary of great poet and philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal today

The nation is celebrating the 138th birth anniversary of great poet and philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal today

LAHORE: The nation is celebrating the 138th birth anniversary of great poet and philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal today (Monday). A change of guard ceremony was held the mausoleum of Allam Iqbal. Dr Muhammad Iqbal was born on November, 9 in 1877 in Sialkot and went to Government College Lahore before heading to UK and Germany […]

Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation today

Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation today

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow is set to host multilateral peace talks that underline the increasingly active role Russia is playing in Afghanistan, decades after Soviet forces withdrew from the country, with business investment plans, diplomatic and cultural outreach and small military support for the central government.The Afghan Taliban will attend the peace talks, senior Taliban officials […]

Top brass of PML-N to meet in Lahore today

Top brass of PML-N to meet in Lahore today

LAHORE – The top brass of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) will meet today (Monday) in Lahore to ponder agenda of party’s parliamentary meeting.As per details acquired, the session will be held in chamber of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz.Sources privy to PML-N told our correspondent that former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja […]

Crackdown against power theft to be launched in Punjab today

Crackdown against power theft to be launched in Punjab today

LAHORE – In an attempt to increase 20 percent in power tariff, crackdown against electricity theft and line losses will be launched in parts of Punjab in the first phase today (Friday).Teams that include electricity department, law enforcement agencies and administration personnel have been formed to impose fine on those involved in power theft.Federal Minister […]

ECC to discuss matters related to power sector today

ECC to discuss matters related to power sector today

ISLAMABAD  – Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar will be held Islamabad today (Wednesday).The committee is expected to discuss matters pertaining to power sector.It is pertinent here to mention that on Monday, ECC meeting chaired by Finance Minister had deferred the decision of hike in the power tariff by Rs3.75 […]

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