Salman Ghani

  • TLAHORE - Despite the US assurance that it would never target the Pakistans nuclear installations, the country is sensitive about and alert to the security of its nuclear arsenal. At a briefing in the backdrop of Osama bin Laden operation, it was told that the nuclear programme is completely safe. ...

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  • TLAHORE Destruction caused by last years floods would have been much less if the country had set up more dams, IRSA Chairman Rao Irshad Ali Khan said on Thursday. Speaking in 'Barwaqt programme of the Waqt News channel, he said had Tarbela Dam not been there, the worst ever floods in the countrys ...

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  • TLAHORE To mount pressure on the government political parties, after initial consultations, have agreed upon a six-point agenda to form an opposition alliance of different parties in the parliament. According to the sources, the agenda include protection of national interests against US designs, ...

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  • TLAHORE Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday said if the PML-N could sit with the government on the basis of a set agenda for rescuing the country out of the crisis and the sake of national objectives, it also had the ability to fight side by side with the people for their cause. We ...

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  • TPML-N Quaid Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will chair the meeting of committee formed to deliberate the 10-point reforms agenda given to the government in Islamabad on Jan 27th. Some serious decisions are expected during the meeting after taking into consideration all the initiatives taken by the govt ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PPP-led federal government has started implementing conditions imposed by the international financial institutions including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to get loans in order to stabilise the staggering economy of Pakistan, government sources confided to the daily Nawa-i-Waqt ...

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  • TLAHORE- To safeguard the national interests and liberate Pakistan from foreign influence, initial consultations have been completed for establishing a new alliance of politico-religious parties. It has been decided that before making a formal announcement about the proposed grouping, which aims at ...

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  • TLAHORE Consultative process between the federal and Punjab governments is going on to implement the agenda announced by PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif. In this connection, both sides have agreed to constitute a committee comprising the top guns from the federal govt and the PML-N. On the other hand, the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Despite making several announcements for holding the local government (LG) elections, federal and provincial governments are not serious in conducting them. Now the question arises with the beginning of new year that whether federal and provincial governments will successfully conduct the ...

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  • TLAHORE Despite having serious objections and reservations with the government, not even a single political party seems interested in removal, collapse of the government and even did not want to challenge the government. All political parties wish that the government must complete its ...

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  • TLAHORE - Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Ch Nisar Ahmed has maintained that the present developments show that the Federal government is in trouble. He stated that the government was dependent on one party and that was why he could not make any prediction about its future, but he also ...

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  • TLAHORE Despite differences and reservations between the PML-N and the PML-Q leaderships over the unification of different Muslim League factions, a mutual understanding is very much evident between the two sides in the Parliament on various issues including the Reformed General Sales Tax ...

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  • TLAHORE Reiterating his opposition to the governments plan to impose Reformed General Sales Tax, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said Rs 1,500 billion may be raised through better economic management. In an interview to Nawa-i-Waqt on Sunday, he said it would be wrong to claim that the RGST ...

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  • TLAHORE - Terming the WikiLeaks revelations as a tactics by the United States to ensue a clash among the Muslim countries, former Army chief Aslam Beg Tuesday said the US wanted to divide Afghanistan into three units. In an exclusive conversation with Nawa-i-Waqt, Beg said the US was contemplating ...

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  • TLAHORE - Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party Chief Shabir Shah has clarified that Kashmiri leadership has linked dialogue process with India to Pakistans participation. In an interview with Nawa-i-Waqt on Saturday, he said, India has no right to become member of United Nation Security Council ...

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  • TLAHORE All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani, while strongly denouncing US President Barack Obamas visit to India, has termed his silence on the core issue of Kashmir a criminal act and said that business and cultural engagement with the US could not make New Delhi stable ...

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  • TLAHORE - Despite the repeated announcements that no military action is on the cards in North Waziristan, directives have been issued to the provincial governments about formulating a contingency plan to tackle any possible reaction to the suggested move. According to some reliable sources, the US ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former president Pervez Musharrafs return to Pakistan appears more and more difficult, as the security agencies have told him that required protective arrangements after his homecoming are not possible in the prevailing situation. They also warned that his return is not beneficial for him, ...

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  • TLAHORE - By tendering resignations of its ministers in Punjab, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) can create a crisis-like situation for the PML-N govt. The looming scenario has resulted in thorough debate within the three top power brokers and Fridays meeting of the Forward Bloc was a part of the ...

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  • TLAHORE - With an aim to address the economic, external and internal, political and other challenges faced by the country, PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif has started consultations with all segments of the country for formulating the 'Charter of Pakistan. The situation has reached the stage where no change ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer with the assistance of renowned water experts has prepared a 100-point report, which highlights benefits of Kalabagh Dam (KBD) construction. Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt Sunday, Salmaan said the project had been made a political issue. If the benefits of KBD reach ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pak Armys reaction to the recent cross-border bombardment by the NATO forces has opened new avenues for the govt to rethink the policy, as serious efforts are afoot to make the war against terror subservient to the conditionalities deemed necessary by Pakistan. According to important ...

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  • TLAHORE-Despite the clear-cut declaration by Federal Minister of Water, and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf that construction of Kalabagh Dam is a controversial issue and hence not a workable project, the Punjab Governor Salman Taseer is insistent on its construction. He is of the view that the matter ...

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  • TLAHORE - Hizbul Mujahideen Kashmir Chief Syed Salahuddin has said that success of the struggle for liberation of Kashmir is very much imminent now and also in the interest of India itself, because any delay in giving the Kashmiris their right of self-determination will pose a threat to Indias ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former DG Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen (r) Hameed Gul has said that the key to solution for Kashmir problem lies in Kabul. The western imperialism is facing a humiliating defeat in Afghanistan. Despite the unrelenting brutalities meted out to Kashmiris by the Indian forces, the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The federal government has, at last, reached the decision of relieving the NRO-beneficiary ministers and other high officials. As per reports, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, after continuous hearsay of a change in the government, has started working on the strategy of releasing ...

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  • TLAHORE Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that political parties have rendered innumerable sacrifices for independence of the judiciary and the PML-N will fully back the judiciary in case the government defies its verdicts. He said the PML-N respected the judicial verdicts even if they ...

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  • TLAHORE - A federal minister has got in touch with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and expressed his desire to contribute a huge amount to Chief Ministers Relief Fund for the flood affectees, it is reliably learnt. The Chief Minister kept wondering over the message but at the same time he was ...

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  • TLAHORE - Veteran politician Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar Thursday said the failure of the incumbent government and the system was very much evident, which could not move further with the help of crutches. It was, therefore, imperative for the politicians, armed forces and the judiciary to sit together ...

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  • TLAHORE - After Charter of Democracy, PML-N has started homework on sketching Charter of Pakistan which envelopes measures such as making foreign policy in accordance with national interests, solving national issues through Parliament, delineating civil and military relationship and in particular ...

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