Faheem Raza

  • TKARACHI - Some leaders of PML-Q and PML-F, led by Saleem Saifullah, will likely join the PML-N in near future, The Nation was told on Monday. Well-placed sources said that central leader of the PML-Q, Saleem Saifullah, has assured the top PML-N leadership that along with his like-minded friends in ...

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  • TKARACHI - Shaheed PPP Chairperson, Benazir Bhutto, was a very courageous and dynamic personality in her early age when she got admission in the Oxford University, said Fatima Hassan, one of BB's university fellows at Oxford while narrating her feelings about the former prime minister who was ...

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  • TKARACHI - To counter the growing religious extremism in the country, PPP has planned to circulate the speeches of Shaheed Chairperson Benazir Bhutto on the eve of her first death anniversary to be observed on 27th December. Well-placed sources told The Nation on Thursday that the Benazir Bhutto ...

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  • TKARACHI - Federal Information Minister Sherry Rehman on Saturday suspended DG Cyber Wing of Information Ministry Javed Sarfaraz Malik, sources in Information Ministry revealed to TheNation here on Saturday. Sources in Information Ministry told that the Minister for Information and Broadcasting ...

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  • TKARACHI - PPP will release video documentary on the political struggle of party's slain chairperson Benazir Bhutto on her first death anniversary being observed on December 27, sources in PPP revealed to The Nation Thursday. Benizar Bhutto Shaheed who was assassinated on December 27, 2007 at Liquat ...

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  • TKARACHI - Farhan Hanif, a Professor in International Relations Department of Karachi University, on Sunday observed that recent violence that erupted in the city should be analysed in multiple factors to maintain peace and harmony in the economical hub of the country. In an exclusive interview to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Provincial Government has decided to establish active Constabulary to maintain law and order in the province, reliable sources told The Nation on Sunday. According to the sources, Proposal has been sent to the federal government along with the proposed budget for the establishment of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Minister for Home Dr Zulfiqar Mirza on Saturday issued 'shoot-on-sight' orders to police and law enforcement agencies against criminals who are involved in firing incidents to destabilise the PPP-led coalition govt and destroy the peace in the City. He said that govt would never ...

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  • TKARACHI - Contrary to the Prime Minister's announcement of curtailing non-development expenditures, the bureaucracy is using extra perks and privileges which is burden on national kitty. Nine MNAs of PPP including three federal ministers Sherry Rehman, Raza Rabbani and Hazar Khan Bejrani travelled ...

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  • TKARACHI - Former President PPP Punjab Qasim Zia has said that PML-N government in Punjab cannot survive in case his party leave the coalition set-up in that province. He said that the PPP-led federal government did not face any problems after the PML-N left the coalition in the centre. He ...

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  • TKARACHI - Tehreek-e-Istaqlal head and Air Chief Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan has said that there is no room for the military Generals in politics to rule the country. The continuous democratic system only can save the country from the crisis. He was delivering a lecture on 'Pakistan - the way ...

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  • TKARACHI - Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination and leader of the House in senate, Mian Raza Rabbani, has pledged that PPP government would defend the integrity of the country at all costs and leave no stone unturned to bring about an amicable resolution to differences among the four ...

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  • TKARACHI - On the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari, the PPP leadership has started confidence-building dialogue with MQM to take it on board in the federal government, sources told The Nation here on Wednesday. After MQM refusal to join the federal cabinet, close aide of President Asif ...

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  • TKARACHI - On the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari, PPP MNA Syeda Nafeesa Shah on Tuesday submitted the preliminary report of the honour killing of Taslima Solangi who was brutally killed in Pirgoth area near Hajna Shah in Khairpur district six months ago. Talking to The Nation, she strongly ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People's Party Sindh chapter has proposed joint course of action devised by the coalition partners to deweaponise Karachi. Addressing a press conference along with PPP Karachi Division President Faisal Abidi held at his residence PPP Sindh secretary-general Nafees Siddiqui ...

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  • TKARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the coalition partner of PPP in Sindh, has demanded six federal ministries to join PPP coalition government at the centre, a close aide of President Asif Zardari and central leader of PPP revealed to The Nation here on Saturday. According to the source, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has dispelled the impression that present PPP-led government is following the policies previous regime and vowed to provide jobs and shelter to the masses as promised by Shaheed party chairperson Benazir Bhutto. He was addressing the launching ...

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  • TKARACHI - Senior PPP leaders in Sindh have strongly opposed the party's efforts to bring the PML-F on board in the federal cabinet, sources revealed to The Nation here on Tuesday. PPP Chief Whip and federal minister Syed Kurasheed Shah and other heavy weight leaders from Sindh have strongly ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Muslim League-Functional would join the PPP-led coalition government in the Centre and in Sindh province, sources in PML-F and PPP disclosed to TheNation on Sunday. The sources said that dialogues process has been initiated between two leaders of both the parties to reach any ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People's Party Sindh president and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that anti-democratic forces which never want restoration of democracy but strengthen the dictatorship were involved in the assassination of Benizar Bhutto on December 27, 2007. He was ...

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  • TKARACHI - International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) in its preliminary report on post-election adjuratory mechanisms noted that despite 18 February 2008 election, an uncertainty and doubts shroud the future prospects for the current PPP led coalition government to serve its full five ...

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  • TKARACHI - Federal Minister for Labour and Overseas, Syed Khursheed Shah, Sindh Senior Minister, Pir Mazharul Haq, speaker Sindh Assembly, Nisar Khuhro, provincial minister for Local Government, Agha Siraj Durrani, Sindh minister for Revenue, Syed Murad Ali Shah and Sindh Minister for Communication ...

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  • TKARACHI - PPP Vice President Makhdooam Amin Faheem is likely to oath take as senior minister in the federal cabinet, reliable sources told The Nation here on Friday. They said that Amin Fahim is expected to be included into the cabinet after President's upcoming visit to China next week. ...

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  • TKARACHI - Residents of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Karachi have to face serious difficulties and hardships due to incomplete roads, dug up for repair work a few months ago. A survey by The Nation showed that the DHA has left the repair work of different roads in Badar Commercial, Tauheed ...

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  • TKARACHI - Despite the Sindh government decision that no official in the province would be posted on 'Own Pay Scale,' there are many officials who being the relatives of provincial and federal ministers, are defying the decision and are OPS officials in different departments, sources in Sindh ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Sindh leaders have divided over the PML-Q leaders joining of PPP. Some PPP leaders are strongly opposing their joining but some are supporting, sources in PPP told The Nation here on Friday. PML-Q leaders including Sherazi brothers and former chief ...

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  • TKARACHI - President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed dissatisfaction over the poor performance of Sindh cabinet ministers who prefer to remain busy in unofficial activities instead of solving problems of the masses, The Nation learnt on Sunday. According to PPP sources, President Zardari has ...

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  • TKARACHI - PPP Sindh ministers have submitted their salaries in speaker National Assembly fund for the rehabilitation of victims of Fata people, The Nation has learnt it here on Saturday. PPP minister in Sindh government, Agha Siraj Durrani and other ministers have submit their salaries in the ...

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  • TKARACHI - PML-Q central leader and former federal minister, Nisar Memon, has said that if Afghan President Hamid Karazi wanted cordial relations with Pakistan then he should openly accept Durand Line as a border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Addressing a joint press conference at Karachi ...

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  • TKARACHI - President Asif Ali Zardari's address to the nation hours after a deadly bomb blast at the Islamabad Marriott hotel had shaken the whole country on September 20, reflected the strong resolve of the nation not to be intimidated by terrorists activities. However, even in this hour of ...

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