October 03, 2017

COAS holds meeting with Afghan president
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has held one-on-one meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace, Kabul.....Full Story

Nawaz becomes PML-N chief today after law amended
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday passed the Elections Bill 2017 amid a strong protest from the opposition parties, which would enable an individual who is ..Full Story

Pakistan improves 10 notches in economic freedom
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ranking in terms of Economic Freedom of the World 2017 report has improved by 10 notches and it stood at 127th position out of total 159 countries....Full Story

World Bank agrees to launch BRT Yellow Line, revive traffic engineering
KARACHI: With efforts of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, the World Bank has agreed to provide financial and technical support to finance BRT Yellow Line and provide ....Full Story

‘Special’ Corps Commanders Conference discusses security matters
RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired a special Corps Commanders Conference Tuesday to review the regional security situation besides ...Full Story

Nisar exercised same authority as Ahsan: Rana Sana
ISLAMABAD: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Monday that former interior minister Ch Nisar exercised the same authority as was being exercised by Ahsan Iqbal....Full Story

Case registered against 21 after pro-Pakistan slogans raised during Muharram procession in India
PATNA: The Indian police have detained three persons and lodged cases against 21 persons who reportedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans during a Muharram procession near ...Full Story

Pakistan backs Iraq govt to oppose Kurdish 'independence' referendum
Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria, while discussing the recent bid for Kurd secession in Iraq, said on Monday that Pakistan fully supports Iraq’s unity, sovereignty...Full Story

Interior minister threatens to resign after being barred entry in judicial complex
ISLAMABAD: Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal was left fuming after he was denied entry in the accountability court by Rangers personnel on Monday and threatened to resign if he is...Full Story

Nawaz Sharif appears before NAB court to face corruption charges

ISLAMABAD: Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appears before the accountability court on Monday, to face corruption-related charges leveled against him and his family....Full Story

Youm-e-Ashur observed peacefully across Pakistan with due solemnity
KARACHI: Youm-e-Ashur, the tenth of Moharram, was observed across the country on Sunday with due respect to pay homage to the sacrifices rendered by Hazrat Imam..Full Story

Attempts to disrupt peace in Punjab, Balochistan foiled; several arrested

KOHLU/RAWALPINDI: Under the ongoing Operation Raddul Fasaad, intelligence agencies and security forces conducted raids and seized weapons from Balochistan's Kohlu district.....Full Story

PTI to block Election Bill 2017
LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced on Monday that his party will block Election Bill 2017 in the lower house......Full Story

Muslims urged to shun sectarianism
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/KARACHI/PESHAWAR: Scholars on Saturday urged Muslims to rise above parochial differences, narrow mindedness and sectarianism to maintain harmony..Full Story

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