February 09, 2017

Army’s top brass says Indian ceasefire violations detrimental to peace
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army’s top brass has asserted that national interest shall be kept at premium while cooperating with all stakeholders for regional peace and stability.....Full Story

Students at Pakistan Embassy express solidarity with Kashmiris in Beijing
BEIJING: Students from more than four continents showed solidarity with Kashmiri people and paid tributes to the martyrs in a culture program organized by Pakistan Embassy...Full Story

Aseefa to contest upcoming elections from Lyari, Tando Allahyar
KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, the youngest daughter of former president Asif Ali Zardari and the late prime minister Benazir Bhutto, will contest upcoming general.....Full Story

Pakistan Navy seizes huge cache of drugs in North Arabian Sea

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy seized 5000 kg of Hashish valued millions of dollars while operating at North Arabian Sea.....Full Story

Talks on revised CPFTA begin today: Concession by China to help Pakistan get $542m annually
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has proposed Tariff Reduction Modality (TRM) on 80 percent tariff lines on the date of entry into force of the 2nd phase of China Pakistan Free Trade ....Full Story

Sattar calls emergency Rabita Committee meeting
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Farooq Sattar called an emergency Rabita Committee meeting on Tuesday evening. Sattar, who abruptly left a....Full Story

Not in favour of breaking political parties: Khursheed
LAHORE: Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said the country's politics should be based on issues rather than on abuses. He said this while ....Full Story

MQM-P fails to end internal rift, fields separate candidates for senate elections
KARACHI: The internal rift in the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) over Senate elections tickets deepens as both the fractions submitted nomination papers.....Full Story

Senate elections: deadline to submit nomination papers ends
ISLAMABAD: The deadline to submit nomination papers for a seat in the Senate from provincial assemblies ended today.Nine candidates, including three each of the Pakistan.....Full Story

Criticising courts is tantamount to disobeying constitution: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Hearing a set of petitions challenging the Elections Act, 2017, which paved way for disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif to regain presidency of the Pakistan.....Full Story

LHC issues contempt notices to Nawaz, Maryam, Talal and Daniyal
LAHORE: Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notice on a contempt of court application against disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his.....Full Story

National interest always supreme: army top brass

ISLAMABAD: The 208th Corps Commanders’ Conference on Wednesday maintained that national interest would always be kept at premium while cooperating with all other...Full Story

Bilawal for mechanism to end Pak-Afghan blame game
WASHINGTON: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has proposed creation of a mutually acceptable verification mechanism to be arrived at between..Full Story

NADRA database to be used to broaden taxbase
NEW YORK: Pakistan plans to use its national identity database to build profiles of potential taxpayers in a renewed bid to broaden its tax base, Prime Minister Shahid..Full Story

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