Pakistan

Indus Water Treaty dispute: First hearing starts in ‘The Hague’

ISLAMABAD: First hearing of dispute between Pakistan and India pursuant to Indus Waters Treaty began at Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, The Netherlands, said stat...

Senate adopts resolution against desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden, Netherlands

ISLAMABAD: Senate adopted unanimous resolution to condemn vile act of desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden and Netherlands which has hurt religious sentiments of 1.5 billion Mu...

Chairman NDMA, OCHA Head discuss contours of RNPR system

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik said Pakistan is aiming to strengthen community based preparedness regim...

By-elections on 33 vacant NA seats on Mar 16

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced by-elections on 33 National Asembly vacant seats on March 16. Election body is holding by-polls on 33 seats that fel...

PML-Q strips Chaudhry Shujaat of President status, hands command to Wajahat Hussain

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid General Council has removed Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain as party President, appointing his brother Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain in his place. Mee...

Imran Khan challenges ATC’s jurisdiction in PTV, Parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan challenged jurisdiction of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in PTV, Parliament attack case. Legal team on behalf of Imran Kha...

Journalists hold protests across country against govt’s ‘anti-media’ policies

Karachi: Journalists across country staged protests outside press clubs on call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) against government’s ‘anti-media&rs...

15-member KP, 11-member Punjab interim Cabinet take oath

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Haji Ghulam Ali administered oath to 15 ministers of interim cabinet amid claims by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf that this ‘looks...

ICFM strongly condemns desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden, Netherlands

ISLAMABAD: An Ambassadorial meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member States was convened by Pakistan, current Chair of International Convention of Faith Min...

No ‘backdoor diplomacy’ taking place with India: Hina Khar

Islamabad: Minister State on Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar ruled out possibility of any back-channel diplomacy with India when asked by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Se...

Digital literacy to revolutionise Pakistan’s economy: Shazia Marri

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program Shazia Marri said women empowerment and education through digital lit...

‘IMF Mission to land in Pakistan by Jan end to discuss 9th EFF review’

Islamabad: International Monetary Fund mission will visit Pakistan later this month to discuss stalled ninth review of country’s current funding programme, lender’...

Asif Zardari, PM Shehbaz vow to take difficult decisions for economy revival

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to discuss the overall political and economic situation of the country, reported The News...

Pakistan strongly deplores another incident of Holy Quran desecration

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan condemned despicable act of desecration of Holy Quran in Netherlands on January 22, 2023. “It is undoubtedly provocative Islamophobic hate crime comm...

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‘MQM property battle concludes, verdict awaited’

LONDON: Trial pivoted on ownership of multiple north London properties concluded, marking end of series of hearings which saw Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London supremo Altaf Hus...

Parvez Elahi apologises to Fawad’s brother over diatribe

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid and former Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi apologised to family of PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry for his hurtful statement over hi...

IK’s arrest not on cards but statements may land him in jail: Sanaullah

London: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that although Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s arrest is not on cards, his statements are forcing him to thin...

Court approves 14-day judicial remand of PTI leader Fawad Ch

ISLAMABAD: A District and Sessions Court rejecting plea for 7-day extension in physical remand sent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Fawad Chaudry to Adiala Jail on 14-day judi...
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