June 03 , 2016

Pakistan’s defence budget increased by 11 per cent
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday announced it will increase its annual military budget by 11 per cent as the country has been involved in war against...Full Story

Adding new seats to UNSC will not make it more representative: Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS: Reiterating its firm opposition to expanding the Security Council’s permanent members, Pakistan has sharply questioned how....Full Story

Hajj scandal: ex federal minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi sentenced to 12-years imprisonment
ISLAMABAD: Former federal minister and PPP leader Hamid Saeed Kazmi has been sentenced to 12-years imprisonment in the Hajj corruption case.....Full Story

CM Sindh calls on Asif Zardari in Dubai
DUBAI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah held a 7-hour prolonged meeting with former president and Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in Dubai......Full Story

Bilawal terms government as ‘Nakaam League’
KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto is away from Pakistan these days but very much active on social media and targeting the ruling party PMLN.....Full Story

Turkish Defence Minister meets COAS General Raheel Sharif
RAWALPINDI: Minister of National Defence of Turkey, Mr Fikri Isik called on Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Friday.....Full Story

Budget 2016-17: Govt eyes big rise in tax revenues
ISLAMABAD: Government is targeting a 16 percent rise in tax revenues in the year ending June 2017, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Friday as he unveiled a budget.....Full Story

Maintenance of lasting peace top most priority of govt: Jhagra
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that patriotic tribal elders and Pakistan Army had rendered great sacrifices...Full Story

Pakistan-France to enhance cooperation in higher education, research
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and France on Friday are agreed for further strengthening of cooperation in higher education and research.....Full Story

Govt announces Rs 1.675tr for PSDP
ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday announced a total Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) allocation of Rs 1.675 trillion for.....Full Story

Pakistan, Kazakhstan sign defence accord
ASTANA: Pakistan and Kazakhstan on Friday signed Military Technical Cooperation Agreement on the sidelines of on-going Kzakhstan Defence Exhibition (KADEX-16)....Full Story

Delegation of youth parliament calls on CJP
ISLAMABAD: A 60-member delegation of Youth Parliament headed by Faizan Daud and including Leader of the Opposition Saad Baloch called on Chief Justice.....Full Story

Siddique sees agriculture target for FY2015-16 as ‘satisfactory’
ISLAMABAD: As budget speech nears, stakeholders are of the view that the government should allocate more resources to the agriculture sector, which ..Full Story

Rs 380,433m allocated for Power Division
ISLAMABAD: The government has allocated Rs 380,433.458 million with foreign assistance of Rs 55,224.230 for various power projects...Full Story

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