Imran Mukhtar

  • ISLAMABAD                 -           Pakistan will gradually resume international flight operations from April 5 while its airspace would remain closed for all other ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -            The opposition lawmakers in the Senate have demanded of the fed­eral government to place details of all foreign ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           The federal government has eased restric­tions on international aid agencies working in Pakistan to better allow them to carry out relief ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                   -                Pakistan has decided to keep its western and eastern borders completely closed for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                 -            Chairman Senate Standing Com­mittee on Interior Senator Reh­man Malik Thursday demanded of the government to impose ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition senators have urged the PTI government to ensure that no public and private sector organization should lay off any contract or daily wage employee during the on-going partial lockdown to contain further spread of coronavirus in the country. The lawmakers of two major ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has final­ly approved a substantial pay raise for the employees of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to facil­itate the central investigation body that deals with organized crimes. For the past many years, FIA employees had been demand­ing a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -             Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday ordered deployment of “all available” ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -               Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Saturday nominated 15 names representing all parties in the Senatefor the proposed parliamentary ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -              The federal capital moves towards partial lockdown as the federal government has directed all ministries and departments to close all of their public ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Thursday closed the Wagah Border for two weeks to prevent outbreak of deadly coronavirus in the country, the Ministry of Interior said. According to a letter written by the Ministry to the Director General Pakistan Rangers (Punjab), Lahore, the government has ordered ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Taehreek-e-Insaf has blamed the opposition for “politicising” the rising cases of deadly coronavirus in the country inviting all political parties to jointly fight against a common enemy. The two major opposition parties—the Pakistan Muslim ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Database & Registra­tion Authority (NADRA) Tuesday extended validity of all expired computerized national identity cards (CNICs) to avoid rush at its registration centres as part of its measures to prevent the outbreak of deadly coronavirus. According to a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The attendance of lawmakers in the Parliament continues to be an issue as, on average, 69 per cent members attended the Senate sittings during the outgoing parliamentary year 2019-2020. The parliamentary year of the Senate ended on March 11 with completing its 110 working days as ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz should not be allowed to go abroad and the government should oppose her travelling abroad, said a close aide to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                 -                  The Promotion Board of Pakistan Army, presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The top military commanders Thursday reviewed the national and regional security situation in the wake of the on-going Afghan peace process. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) directorate said that the 230th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz Thursday broke her four-month silence saying she couldn’t be threatened or intimidated as her commitment with her “cause” had strengthened with the passage of time. “I remained silent due to some ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 fighter jet crashed on Wednesday in the heart of the federal capital during rehearsal for the air show of Pakistan Day (March 23); the pilot of the jet got martyred, the PAF said. A social media video footage showed flames and a plume of smoke emitting ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Interior has decided that the Pak-Afghan border at Chaman would remain closed for another week as a “necessary measure” to prevent the spread of deadly coronavirus on both sides of the border. In a letter written to the inspector general Frontier Corps (FC) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Senator Azam Khan Swati has emerged as a trouble-shooter of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the Senate when it comes to bring the temperatures of the house down in the presence of some firebrands of both sides of aisle. Senator Swati who ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday told the Senate that Pakistan neither desires “any security role of India in Afghanistan” nor wants presence of militant organizations — Al-Qaeda and ISIS — in the landlocked country. Briefing the Upper House on the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government and the opposition on Tuesday came close to blows in the Senate minutes after a house committee presented its report on the wheat and flour crisis that had hit the country earlier this year. The sergeant-at-arms had to intervene when a treasury lawmaker Senator Faisal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A team of Facebook on Monday agreed to expedite the process of data sharing, as per policy of the social media networking site, with Pakistan to investigate cases of cybercrime, especially crime against children and women. A management team of Facebook from its headquarters of Asia ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Opposition in the Senate on Monday demanded from the government to share exact details of Afghan peace deal with the Parliament as some questions are being raised on the recently signed agreement between US and Taliban to end decades long war in the landlocked country. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Monday in the Senate accused the Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for rising circular debt in the power sector stating that the previous regime laid “explosive mines to destroy the country’s economy.” Winding up ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                 -           Former Chairman Senate and PPP lawmaker Mian Raza Rabbani castigated the government on Friday in Senate for unnecessarily ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate Standing Committee on Inte­rior on Thursday took serious notice of high increase in prices of face masks in different cities following two confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus surfaced in the country and ordered a crackdown on those involved in price hike of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The proposed much-awaited journalists protection law stays in limbo as the ruling Pakistan Teheek-e-Insaf itself has discredited its own year-long negotiations process on the draft bill that seeks to ensure independence, safety, and freedom of expression of journalists and media ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -            A close aide to PTI founding member Naeemul Haque on Saturday disclosed that a race among some cabinet ministers had started to get ...

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