News Desk

  • LAHORE - Qatar’s emir has appointed, via decree, a new prime minister, state media reported on Tuesday. Qatar News Agency said that Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The emir named Sheikh Khalid ...

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  • BEIJING - Hong Kong on Tuesday announced plans to slash cross-border travel between the city and mainland China as the new coronavirus continues to spread. The Chinese authorities have so far confirmed 4,535 cases in China and 52 abroad, with 106 deaths, all in China since the outbreak of the new ...

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  • LAHORE  - The US military has joined an investigation into a plane that crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday. Local officials initially said the aircraft that came down in Deh Yak district, Ghazni province, belonged to state-owned airline Ariana. But the airline denied this, prompting ...

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  • LAHORE - Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen was sent to Peshawar’s Central Jail on a 14-day judicial remand by a magistrate hours after he was arrested from the city’s Shaheen Town on Monday. Pashteenwas produced before a magistrate in Judicial Complex, Peshawar, ...

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  • Lahore - More than 2,000 Pakistani students reported to have been isolated in their respective universities in Coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan are sending SOS calls for their early and safe return. A group of Pakistani students, including boys and girls, enrolled at Wuhan University of ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujat Hussain and Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi visited the residence of Prime Minister’s Special Assistant Naeemul Haque here on Saturday and inquired after him. Federal Minister Tariq ...

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  • Lahore              -          Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday urged “maximum restraint” and “constructive engagement” to de-escalate the ...

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  • Lahore            -           Pakistan Army soldiers have been taking part in relief and rescue efforts after a powerful earthquake jolted Astore in Gilgit Baltistan. According to a statement ...

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  • LAHORE             -            Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has visited the formations of Karachi Corps and Pakistan Rangers Sindh in the border ...

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  • Lahore - Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has thanked Pakistan Rangers Sindh for holding a wonderful and impressive event to mark the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. In a post on Instagram, the Director ...

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  • Lahore - The military spokesperson on Wednesday said that the new wave of protests in India against the controversial citizenship law is a “beginning of the end”. “Indian efforts to silence innocent Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir by keeping them under brutal ...

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  • LAHORE              -            Religious scholars belonging to Majlise Ulema-e-Pakistan, namely Maulana Muhammad Khan Leghari, Allama Kazim Raza Naqvi, Sheikhul Hadith Maulana ...

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  • LAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa is retiring today after serving for 11 months. Following his retirement, Justice Gulzar Ahmad Khan will take oath as 27th CJP tomorrow and serve until February 1, 2022. Justice Khosa joined the Supreme Court as a judge on February 18, ...

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  • LAHORE - Former President General (retd) Prevez Musharraf had expressed the confidence years ago that the Army would be with him, whether he remained in uniform or not. During an informal talk with reporters Musharraf during an event had maintained, “I don’t command by the ranks that I ...

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  • Lahore - Families of martyred soldiers and officers of Pakistan Army expressed their shock and regret over the conviction of former military leader Pervez Musharraf in the treason case. Talking to The Nation, several kin of the martyrs, who wished not to be named, expressed their anger over the ...

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  • Lahore - Spokesman for Pakistan Armed Forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor yesterday condemned Indian government’s anti-minorities policies and noted the growing opposition against Hindutva across India. “That’s the real surgical strike which world knows. Narrative of false flag ...

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  • LAHORE - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday held detailed talks with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah in Jeddah. Director General ISI Lt-Gen Faiz Hameed also accompanied the foreign minister to Saudi Arabia. A wide range of issues were on the agenda of the two ...

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  • LAHORE - A large delegation of students from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visited the ISPR Directorate and met with Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major-General Asif Ghafoor. The DG ISPR expressed great pleasure and satisfaction on the interaction he had with inquisitive, confident and well ...

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  • Lahore - General Qamar Javed Bajwa, under whose leadership Pakistan Army made the enemy lick the dust at multiple fronts, has began his fresh tenure as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). The news that he will continue to look after the defence of the motherland was welcomed with zest by the whole ...

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  • Lahore         -          A group of students from Cadet College Swat on Friday visited directorate of Inter Services Public Relations in Rawalpindi and met Director General Major-General Asif Ghafoor. In a tweet, ...

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  • Lahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday expressed his wonder over the rumours about the matter of Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa’s service extension which have been circulating for quite few weeks. “Within three months of my assuming the premiership, I had decided that Gen Bajwa will ...

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  • Lahore - Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday maintained that Pakistan Army is an impartial institution and has nothing to do with politics as it is engaged in national security matters that do not allow it to become part of any political activity. The DG ISPR remarked ...

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  • Lahore - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday ruled out any possibility of pardon for opposition leaders, saying that any agreement with them would be equivalent to treachery with the country. In a post on Facebook, the prime minister said, “Unless they are held accountable, the country could ...

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  • Lahore - More than 70 people died and around 40 injured yesterday in a devastating fire which engulfed three bogies of a fast-speed train near Liaquatpur city of Rahim Yar Khan district in southern Punjab. The fire in Tezgam train, coming from Karachi and heading to Rawalpindi, was caused by ...

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  • Lahore/Islamabad - The PTI-led government has expressed its intent to not hinder the way of marching protesters if the opposition abided by the agreement. It has also decided to politically confront the opposition Azadi March, being led by JUI-F. In this regard, a team of government representatives ...

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  • Lahore/Sukkur - Anti-government ‘Azadi March’ entered Punjab yesterday under the leadership of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The JUI-F-led rally had started from Karachi on Sunday and it made a stopover in Sukkur. Fazl, joined the caravan from Larkana as it resumed the journey to ...

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  • Lahore - An event was organised to observe Kashmir Black Day at Embassy of Pakistan in Moscow, the capital city of Russia. Diplomatic staff, journalists, members of youth forums, education institutions and Pakistani community attended the function, according a statement issued from the embassy. ...

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  • Lahore - American political scientist and professor of security studies Stephen Philip Cohen reportedly passed away Sunday morning. He was a prominent expert on Pakistan, India, and South Asian security, a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and an emeritus ...

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  • When Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa hugged Indian politician and former cricketer Nivjot Singh Sidhu, who had come to Pakistan to attend the swearing-in of Prime Minister Imran Khan on the morning of August 19, 2018, and told him that Pakistan would open the border at Kartarpur for Sikh ...

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  • Lahore     -   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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