Monthly Archives: April 2016

Pak, India Foreign Secretary-level talks in New Delhi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Ahmad Aizaz met with his Indian counterpart Dr. S.Jaishankar in New Delhi on Tuesday and stressed Pakistan’s commitment to friendly relations with all its neighbors, including India, in line with the vision of the first Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Aizaz Chaudhry arrived in the Indian capital of Delhi Tuesday to participate in the meeting of senior officials from the heart of Asia … Continue reading

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Opposition leaders discuss Panama commission TORs

LAHORE: Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Tuesday held consultations on the formulation of the terms of reference (TOR) for the judicial commission. The opposition is increasing pressure on the PML-N government for consultation on the terms of reference for a body headed by the president of Pakistan to investigate leaks alleged Papers Panama that offer foreign assets … Continue reading

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Pakistan takes up RAW issue with India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday with India took the issue of the arrest of his spy Kulbhushan Yadav and expressed grave concern about the involvement of RAW in subversive activities in Balochistan and Karachi. Minister of Foreign Affairs met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi S.Jaishankar within the framework of the meeting the heart of Asia, said such actions undermine efforts to normalize relations between … Continue reading

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CII chief Maulana Sheerani opens new Pandora box

ISLAMABAD: Council of Islamic Ideology (CHII) President Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani opened a new Pandora’s box Tuesday with a most peculiar demand. Speaking at a seminar organized by the CII in Islamabad, Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani said the economy is based on silver and gold coins in the past. “We need to bring back the circulation of gold and silver,” he said. The current system … Continue reading

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Qureshi in Karachi to lead anti-graft march

KARACHI: Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday arrived in Karachi to take five days to march against the corruption of his party, “All facts related to leaks Panama Papers should be disclosed before the nation. Each and every person involved in corruption accountable,” Shah spoke to reporters in Karachi. As part of PTI movement against corruption, announced by President PTI … Continue reading

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11 injured in Mardan suicide attack

MARDAN: At least eleven people were injured when a suicide bomber attacked a government office in the city of Mardan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, According to our correspondent, the incident occurred in the cantonment area of Mardan, where an attacker entered a local Department of Excise. “Shots were fired at police and later blew himself up after retaliation by security forces,” said a police officer correspondent Samaa. … Continue reading

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Nisar attending UN meeting on drugs today

WASHINGTON: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali of Khan on Tuesday arrived in New York where he will attend a special meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on drugs. The meeting will continue for three days. “In his speech at the meeting, Interior Minister will highlight the measures taken by the government to control the threat of drugs”, authorities said. Delegates from around the … Continue reading

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Rajanpur hostage situation: Families yearn for loved ones’ return

The families of police officers kidnapped by the outlawed Chotu Gang in Rajanpur, a southern district of Punjab, are finding themselves in great abyss without rest as they wait for the return of their loved ones.

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PM likely to return home today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, is likely to return home today (Tuesday) after a week’s stay in London where he was treated for heart, Reports say that the PM is returning home after doctor’s advice. It is expected to head directly to his residence Raiwind Lahore airport. The PM has been under enormous pressure from opposition parties to resign and that members of his family … Continue reading

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Asif vows ‘unanimous’ Panama commission

ISLAMABAD: Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Defence has said the government will evolve unanimously by all political parties in the formation of inquiry commission Panama. Talking to a private television channel, told a consensus on the inquiry commission proposal was much more important for independent and transparent investigation. He said the prime minister’s name was not mentioned in the report, adding that if someone has evidence … Continue reading

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