Syed Danish Hussain

  • TISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Tuesday reiterated its demand for resignation of President Asif Zardari, stating that being the co-chairman of the PPP, he could not do justice with his role of overseeing the holding of general elections, and hence his stay in the Presidency would ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – With an all "ayes" in the final voice vote on Friday, the Senate passed 'The Investigation for Fair Trial Bill, 2012'.The unanimously passed piece of legislation now needs approval of the president to become a law. Earlier, it was passed by the lower house of the parliament after ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court Thursday dismissed an intra-court appeal filed by a retired Army colonel against service extension granted to Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in 2010.A two-judge bench comprising Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Except the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, all major political parties in the upper house of the Parliament staged token walkouts for one reason or the other during Thursday’s session that lasted for one hour.Karachi law and order situation, especially the Thursday’s ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Except the ruling Pakistan People’s Party, all major political parties in the upper house of the Parliament staged token walkouts for one reason or the other during Thursday’s session that lasted for one hour.Karachi law and order situation, especially the Thursday’s ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Controversial restoration and subsequent transfer of a high-priced commercial plot in Sector G-9 to a business entity allegedly owned by a member of the Parliament belonging to ruling Awami National Party (ANP) at a throwaway price caught the attention of the upper house of the ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - The media fraternity boycotted Senate’s Monday proceedings continuing their protest campaign calling for arrest of criminals involved in killing of hundreds of journalists in violence and targeted attacks, to ensure the rights of the working journalists.As the House initiated its ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - It has been over eight months since the draft of an Ordinance - containing amendments in Capital Development Authority Ordinance 1960 with an aim to empower the civic agency to initiate developmental projects by holding joint ventures with private firms - is lying pending with the ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - The Senators on Monday voiced concern over an under consideration counter-terrorism strategy of the Obama administration - where reportedly the CIA will be given a free hand to direct drone strikes inside Pakistan - and urged the Federal government to take up the issue at UN Security ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Around three formidable judgements of courts against violations in use of parkland have been hampering the city mangers to make headway on the issue of allotment of one-thirds of land of Argentina Park for expansion of Polyclinic Hospital.In its latest correspondence with the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan threatened on Saturday his party would launch an unprecedented protest campaign ahead of general elections if a partial caretaker set-up was installed, saying the PTI had not yet been consulted about the nomination of a caretaker prime ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - After tens of thousands of Minhajul Quran activists ended a four-day sit-in at D-Chowk the other night, the employees of the sanitation department of the federal civic agency on early Friday morning moved in quickly to clear the Jinnah Avenue and adjoining green belts off tons of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Misbah Noor, 19, a participant of Qadri-led sit-in, started frantically punching into the numbers of her cell phone and when call connected she shouted happily, “Congratulations, we succeed. We did it. Government has conceded to our demands.”After exchanging greetings with ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Till Tuesday night, a scattered, mismanaged and highly disordered crowd of around 15,000 activists of Tehreek Minhajul Quran (TMQ) stretching over an area of two kilometres between Kalsoom Hospital Chowk to slightly ahead of D-Square on Jinnah Avenue had become extremely vulnerable ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - The huge presence of religiously motivated rather self-driven activists of Tehreek Minhajul Quran (TMQ) occupying Jinnah Avenue has stamped the fact that they could stay in Islamabad as long as Dr. Tahirul Qadri wants.Their preparation, motivation and spiritual affiliation with their ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD – Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who has been heading a three-judge Supreme Court bench in the Gun and Country Club case, is among 495 influential people, including Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, who are members of this elite sporting club.According to the ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD/ RAWALPINDI  - The government’s apathy, indeed inability, towards Quetta chaos originated from the killings of Shia Muslims from the Hazara ethnic minority four days ago was denounced in strong words, amid warnings from Shiite religious scholars of march on Quetta if just ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – With the widely-believed but unfounded rumours of suspension of petrol supply ahead of Tahirul Qadri’s march continue doing the rounds in the federal capital, the residents on Friday continued to queuing up in front of the petrol pumps in several localities.The rumour ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - There is no better way to get your exercise and spend leisure time than to take a hiking trip. And if one finds an even and easy-to-climb trail rather bumpy or steep sloped, it will definitely multiply the pleasure.There is good news for wildlife enthusiasts and bird watchers, who will ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – The Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Thursday cancelled the offer letters issued the other day in a surreptitious manner to some 109 officials, including the officers working on deputation in the authority, for the allotment of lucrative residential plots in sectors ...

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  • TISLAMABAD – The Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Thursday cancelled the offer letters issued the other day in a surreptitious manner to some 109 officials, including the officers working on deputation in the authority, for the allotment of lucrative residential plots in sectors ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Wednesday announced to move the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against the leaderships of both the ruling parties, the PPP and PML-N, for misusing taxpayers’ money to run their respective parties election campaigns by ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is going to restructure its media cell by combining all available resources including manpower at two different media offices of the party at Islamabad working parallel under different office-bearers.The exercise has been kicked off with the ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Strongly rejecting to what they termed the powerful military establishment’s move titled ‘save the state, not the politics’ spearheading by a self-proclaimed revolutionary Allama Tahirul Qadri under the guise of electoral reforms demand, leaders of a left-wing ...

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  • TMIANWALI - After an aggressive campaigning by Imran Khan across Mianwali district last week, the political fabric of the district is fast changing and a tough contest is expected in most of the constituencies.Picturous Mianwali district covers an area of 5,840 square kilometers. The area in north ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A slight difference of opinion witnessed among senior leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf over PTI’s stance and overall response to Tahirul Qadri’s planned march on Islamabad during a party meeting held on Sunday.Party sources claimed that some of the participants of ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - The twin cities are under severe grip of cold, freezing and fog-infested weather after a foggy start on Sunday morning.The temperature in twin cities dropped further on night when the fog once again blanketed the whole city. The leafy capital was covered in a blanket of fog and ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD – The Planning Wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to seek opinion of its Law Directorate on initiating some project under public private partnership in the presence of apex court’s ruling in famous Northern Strip (E-11) case.The Planning and Design ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is all set to take giant leap in its preparations for the upcoming general elections, as today (Sunday) party is going to announce its parliamentary board tasked to award party tickets as well as PTI’s volunteer arm - Tabdili Razakar Mohim (change ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD – The Capital Development Authority (CDA) was supposed to initiate a mega operation on January 5 (Saturday) spanning over 10 consecutive days with an aim to evict some 864 families, consisting of 7,995 individuals, from Afghan Basti, Sector I-11.But it did not happen on Saturday. ...

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