Imran Mukhtar

  • TISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has made fresh appointments for the recently restored regions to run the party affairs ‘smoothly’. All appointments have been made in consultation with Prime Minister Imran Khan — the party chairman, said an announcement made ...

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  • TISLAMABAD      -      Amid the government’s efforts to negotiate with the opposition parties for postponement of their anti-government protest march, Leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz Monday accused Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazalur ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Defence Minister Pervez Khattak Saturday told the opposition parties that the government is open to talks and any refusal from them to sit and negotiate for finding a solution to call off the protest march would mean they have an anti-Kashmir ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Ahead of the planned anti-government protest of opposition parties, the federal government is mulling over taking action against Ansarul Islam Force, the sister organisation of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), especially trained for the security of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   The federal government Saturday requested the Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) to “immediately” transfer the narcotics case against PML-N Punjab president and MNA Rana Sanaullah from Lahore to Rawalpindi, or trial should be held within the prison ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Friday finalized its seven member committee to negotiate with the JUI-F and other opposition parties to convince them to postpone their planned anti-government long march on Islamabad. Defence Minister Perevez ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The head of the government’s negotiations committee, earlier formed to convince the opposition to postpone their anti-government long march, Thursday said the ruling party has made contacts with JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and other opposition parties. Defence Minister ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Wednesday decided to form a committee to hold talks with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in a bid to convince him to postpone his anti-government “Azadi March” towards Islamabad. The Core Committee, one of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has given one month extension to the deadline for those citizens who are aspiring to register themselves for the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) — a flagship project of PTI government to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -     Gwadar Port will soon start functioning fully for all kinds of imports, exports, and transshipments and for Afghan transit trade, a Senate panel was informed on Monday. The sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affair held its ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  Acting Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Dr Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Khan would continue to serve in this position as the federal government has extended leave of DG FIA Bashir Ahmed Memon after the expiry of his previous one. According to a notification ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Additional Secretary General Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Dr Abol Hasan has reigned over the controversy surrounding the review of party constitution to re-introduce the regional structure of the party by abolishing the present provincial bodies. An ...

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  • TIslamabad - Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has said that the PTI government has discontinued the policy of previous governments not to accept mercy petitions of death-row convicts and merit-based quicker decisions would be done on such cases. In an exclusive interview with The Nation, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Brigadier (redt) Ijaz Ahmed Shah Wednesday hoped that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman would not come to Islamabad on October 27 as part of his anti-government “Azadi March”. He said that it would be a suicide attempt if the JUI-F chief reached Islamabad ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -   Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik Tuesday took serious notice of the alleged sexual harassment of female employees of Polyclinic Hospital by some male staff of the federal government-run hospital. The chair ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - As part of its efforts to thwart the much-hyped November 27 protest call given by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the Pakistan Teh­reek-e-Insaf government on Monday alleged that the agenda behind the anti-government march of the JUI-F chief is not political in nature. Federal Minister for ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Interior Minister Brigadier (retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has said that at first it was the responsibility of provinces to stop the anti-government ‘Azadi March’ of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and the federal government would deal with it if the protestors ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Minister of State for Narcotics Control Thursday told the Senate Committee that the PTI government would make drug tests mandatory for students and the schools’ staff at least in the capital. Giving a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Narcotics ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has expanded its media, marketing and research team as part of its efforts to boost up the party’s image while in government. PTI’s head of Marketing and Research Salman Amjad, through a notification here on Wednesday, has constituted a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Main accused in the judge’s video leak sandal in a confessional statement before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has said that he sold out the immoral video of former accountability court judge Arshad Malik to a political leader of PML-N for Rs 20 million. According to the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Prime Minister Imran Khan on the first working day following his visit to the US hinted at making a major reshuffle in his cabinet apparently as a part of ruling party’s efforts to improve its governance and come up to the expectations of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -     Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah on Monday said that Indian Prime Minister Naren­dra Modi “does not want any dialogue, nor does he want any mediation.” “Pakistan is going to stand firm on Kashmir stance,” ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -   The federal government has sent Director General FIA Bashir Ahmed Memon on a 15-day leave over his alleged poor performance in investigation of key cases including the judge video leak scandal. Memon’s junior Dr Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Khan has been ...

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  • TISLAMABAD      -     More than 1.1 million citizens have so far got themselves registered with the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) countrywide, National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) said yesterday. The registration process for the programme, a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government has decided to observe coming Friday as the Kashmir Solidarity Day throughout the country under the theme “let us save the innocent children of IOK (Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir).” A letter written by the Ministry of Interior says that the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik Monday said that he was shocked to see US President Donald Trump standing with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston at ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event. While chairing the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf again mulls bringing major structural changes within its organisation and consultations are under way to re-introduce the old regional system in a move to ‘run the party affairs smoothly.’ If the PTI central ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions Friday directed the Ministry of SAFRON to call a consultative meeting of Higher Education Commission and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to sort out the matter of increasing the quota ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   The first ever National Forum of Information Commissioners (NFIC) has been established in Pakistan after federal and all provincial information commissioners gathered here to discuss the challenges being faced by public to get information from government bodies ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Parliamentarian Conference on Kashmir (NPCK) Wednesday adopted a unanimous ‘Islamabad Declaration’ calling upon India to “put an end to its reign of terror in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir by lifting curfew, opening communications linkages, releasing ...

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