News Desk

  • TLahore     -   Pakistan yesterday again dared India to prove its claim of targeting militant camps in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), saying that no response from New Delhi to Islamabad’s offer for an on ground visit was a testament to her lies. Following a night ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Services Hospital after his health deteriorated late Monday, private news channels reported. PML-N workers took to the National Accountability Bureau Office to protest against authorities accusing them of ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Pakistan is anticipated to be among the top 20 drivers of growth by 2024, according to a Bloomberg report based on the estimates published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF forecast also includes China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, South ...

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  • TLahore    -   Pakistan Army yesterday regretted false claims being made by the top Indian military leadership about Saturday night’s aggression at the LoC and advised it not to play in the hands of vested political interests. “Indian COAS’ statement ...

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  • TLahore - The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has expressed satisfaction on the measures taken by Pakistan and its progress in various areas. A Pakistani delegation led by Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar told the FATF meeting in Paris that Pakistan has made positive progress in 20 out ...

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  • TLahore - Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Monday. The two officials discussed bilateral relations, matters of mutual interests and the naval warship being built by Turkey for Pakistan, ...

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  • TLahore - India said it has restored post-paid cellphone connections in occupied Kashmir on Monday, more than two months after it stripped the region of its semi-autonomous status and imposed a curfew as well as a communications blackout. The mobile phone services have been restored on the state-run ...

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  • TLahore - A 10-judge full court resumed hearing on a set of petitions challenging the presidential reference filed against Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa over alleged non-disclosure of assets in his wealth statement. The counsel for Justice Isa told the bench led by Justice Umar Ata Bandial on ...

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  • TLahore - A day after Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Iranian leadership in bid to defuse tensions between brotherly Muslim states of Iran and Saudi Arabia, Al Jazeera reported on Monday that the national security adviser of the United Arab Emirates also has been visiting Tehran on a ...

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  • TLahore    -     India has barred public gatherings amid tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over a disputed site fiercely contested between Hindus and Muslims. India’s top court ...

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  • TLahore    -   Altaf Hussain, the self-exiled founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, has been charged with a terrorism offence in the UK on Thursday. According to BBC, the Metropolitan Police in London confirmed that the 66-year-old had been charged in connection with a ...

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  • TLahore - The government has asked former Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Absar Alam to return 51 million rupees he received as salaries, perks and privileges, after Lahore High Court (LHC) declared his appointment illegal and void ab initio. The appointment of former ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump addressed a joint press conference on Monday ahead of their meeting in New York City, ahead of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly opening on September 24. In the televised event during which reporters were also present the ...

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  • TLahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the world that escalation of hostilities between Pakistan and India could end up in a catastrophe as “anything could happen when two nuclear-armed neighbours come face-to-face”. Speaking at an event on Monday at a New York-based think tank, ...

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  • TLahore - Pakistan on Saturday denied permission to the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind’s aircraft to overfly to Europe in protest against unending Indian oppression on Kashmiris, who are facing curfew for last 34 days. “We had received request from Indian president. He is going to ...

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  • TLAHORE      -       Corps commander Lahore, Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan on Thursday visited flood-hit areas of Punjab, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the military’s media wing, Lt Gen Majid Ehsan visited flood-affected areas of ...

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  • TLahore - In a major endorsement of Pakistan's principled position on Kashmir, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres Thursday made it clear that the UN position on this dispute continues to be governed by the UN Charter and the relevant Security Council resolutions. In a statement issued by his ...

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  • TLahore - Believe it or not, and as incredible as it might be, but some people in the human history appear to have such intelligence as seems to be transcending the space-time barriers. Such persons, often claiming access to the spiritual realms, have made some very accurate predictions about global ...

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  • TLahore   -   Senior US diplomat Alice Wells on Wednesday rubbished claims that New Delhi reached out to Washington over its move to strip Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) of its special status. “Contrary to press reporting, the Indian government did not consult or inform the ...

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  • TIslamabad/Lahore    -   Tension between Pakistan and India has intensified as New Delhi changed the status of the disputed territory of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), and stripped Kashmiris of the special autonomy they had for seven decades. Clamping an indefinite security ...

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  • TLahore    -  Former IOK chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, along with two other prominent political leaders, were arrested on Monday, after they issued strong statement against the scrapping of Article 370. “J&K People’s Conference leaders Sajjad ...

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  • TLahore   -   Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Monday said that by repealing the special status granted to Occupied Kashmir, India has totally lost its control over the territory. In a press conference held in Islamabad, he said that New Delhi had ...

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  • TLahore     -   The stock markets in India and Pakistan witnessed a dip as Indian move on Kashmir stoked worries among the investors and traders. Indian shares plunged to fresh five-month lows, led by losses in metals and public sector bank stocks, due to a global ...

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  • TLahore - Veteran Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday sent a wake-up call to the Muslim world fearing worst genocide in the history of mankind in face of Indian military build-up in Occupied Kashmir. The tweet, Geelani said, should be treated as an SOS. “This tweet must be taken as an ...

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  • TLahore   -   India has recently made some ominous moves in Occupied Kashmir causing scare and panic among the residents, and concern among sane residents of both India and Pakistan. In a week, it has moved in over 35,000 additional troops in the Occupied Valley, which is already ...

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  • TMUZAFFARABAD/Lahore  -     Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner on Monday and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC). The summoning of Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia by the foreign ministry ...

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  • TLahore    -   Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday addressed members of the US Congress at Capitol Hill, telling them that he wanted to reinvigorate the long-standing ties between the United States and Pakistan, before he wrapped up his highly successful three-day visit. On ...

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  • TLahore   -   The International Court of Justice (ICJ) yesterday rejected India’s request to ‘acquit, release and return’ its convicted spy, Kulbhushan Jadhav, however it directed Pakistan to ensure an effective review and reconsideration of his sentence. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE - Saudi Arabia has started supplying oil to Pakistan on deferred payments worth $9.9 billion, the Saudi embassy said on Monday. Also, a team from Saudi Arabia arrived in Islamabad yesterday to begin the process for the provision of immigration facilities to Pakistani pilgrims under ...

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  • TLahore - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met his counterpart Chief of Defence Staff United Kingdom General Sir Nick Carter in London on Monday. According to the ISPR, the leaders discussed the geostrategic environment and bilateral military cooperation between the two ...

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