Category Archives: Pakistan
PESHAWAR: The remand of former inspector general of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police, Malik Naveed, who is accused of corruption in the mega weapon scam case, was extended for 10 days on Wednesday by an accountability court in order to give investigators more time to complete their probe into the incident.
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has challenged the new delimitation of constituencies in Karachi in the Sindh High Court on Wednesday, terming it as unconstitutional and non-democratic, Geo News reported on Wednesday.
KARACHI: In the wake of yesterday’s sectarian violence in Karachi which claimed at least 15 lives, parts of the city remained tense on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain Tuesday alleged that the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has connections with the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s outgoing envoy to New Delhi said Monday he saw “light at the end of the tunnel” in diplomatic relations and predicted the improvement would survive next year’s Indian elections.
LAHORE: The Islami Jamiat-e-Tulaba (IJT) which is the student wing of the JI protested against the police and Punjab University (PU)administration raid at hostel number 16.
PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) has termed the allegations leveled by Begum Naseem Wali and Azam Hoti against the party leadership as baseless.
LAHORE: Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) rallied from Neela Gunbad to Masjid e Shuhada in a protest against drone attacks here on Sunday, Geo News reported.
KABUL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday was given guard of honor as he reached the Presidential Palace to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan has alleged that after the recent drone strike in North Waziristan it had become clear that the PML-N government was in cahoots with the US.
ISLAMABAD: Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jillani, who was recently appointed to take over as the country’s top judge, on Friday resigned from the post of acting Chief Election Commissioner, DawnNews reported.
ISLAMABAD: Outgoing military chief General Ashfaq Kayani on Friday handed over the command of the army to Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif.
RAWALPINDI: The outgoing army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani passing his command stick to his successor, expressed satisfaction that the military successfully tackled manifold challenges under his leadership.
ISLAMABAD: Lt General Haroon Aslam has taken early retirement and tendered his resignation on Thursday. His resignation letter has been sent to the Defence Ministry from GHQ.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has broken yet another of his pledges by ignoring the most senior lieutenant general for either of the two most top slots — Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee or the Chief of Army Staff.