Agencies/Monitoring Desk

  • LONDON - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday claimed that PML-N was the party which was consistently being targeted. Talking to media, he praised those Pakistan Army officials who shielded the country from enemies by the sacrifices they made on the border. “We should all salute ...

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  • HYDERABAD/lahore - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday visited second-biggest city of Sindh and announced a number of development projects for Hyderabad, as part of his party’s renewed efforts to gain foothold in the province. He announced the establishment of a university, launch of his ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Friday said that the court will continue to hear the Panama case until it makes up its mind and the requirements of justice are fulfilled. Hearing the case, Justice Khosa made it clear that the bench will not be dictated by the wishes of the parties. The ...

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  • BERLIN - Pakistan has scored a two-point improvement and moved to 116th position in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index, released on Wednesday. According to the Transparency’s annual report, the country secured 32 points out of 100 in 2016 as compared to 30 ...

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  • Larkana - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr Justrice Anwer Zaheer Jamali on Saturday spelt out the menaces that have crippled the country in its about 70 years of existence, 30 years of which were spent under military dictators. Addressing the District Bar of Larkana, the chief justice said the country ...

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  • MUZAFFARABAD - Criticising Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan yesterday said the umpire had raised his finger and the PM would have to return to the pavilion. Addressing a public gathering in Muzaffarabad, Khan lambasted JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur ...

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  • Washington - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on Monday published online detailed data from the Panama Papers trove on more than 200,000 secret offshore companies, which contains names of many more Pakistanis. The searchable database built on just a portion of the documents ...

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  • RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD - A number of terrorists were killed in yesterday’s strikes by Pakistan-made “Buraq” drone in South Wazirastan Agency. According to a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), it was the first night strikes by Buraq with pinpoint ...

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  • QUETTA - The Frontier Corps launched a search operation in Mastung, Kalat and Panjgur districts, killing at least eight suspected militants, reported a private TV channel Thursday. According to Frontier Corps Balochistan spokesperson Khan Wassay, three security personnel were also injured in ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Saturday asked the people to report about any suspected terrorist in their family, warning that in case of non-compliance the family will have to face penalty that could be as harsh as capital punishment.Urging the masses to report to police and political ...

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  • NORTH WAZIRISTAN - The army on Saturday declared that North Waziristan Agency has been cleared of Haqqani network and East Turkestan Islamic Movement fighters.Zarb-e-Azb Operation Commander Major General Zafarullah Khan Khattak said that 90 percent of the area has been recovered from terrorists by ...

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