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ISLAMABAD- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was granted exemption from appearing in Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder hearing. According to details, the hearing of Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder case could not be held due to the absence of the judge. The case was due to be heard by additional session judge Wajid Ali. The next hearing of the case will be held on September 18, 2014. Meanwhile, the counsels for Musharraf have filed two petitions for his ...

ISLAMABAD- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) would likely to approve the next tranche of 550 million dollars to Pakistan under the 6.6 billion loan program. According to Ministry of Finance sources, the approval for the issuance of next tranche of loan will be granted by the IMF board of directors during meeting with Pakistan’s financial team on August 6, 2014. The meeting of Pakistan and IMF officials would be held in Dubai.

Peshawar- Emirates and Etihad Airlines announced that they would resume flight operations at Bacha Khan Airport in Peshawar, after the deadly attack on PIA aircraft last month. These airlines had suspended flight operations in the wake of an attack on PIA 756 flight on June 25, which left a woman passenger dead and other two crew members injured. Terminal Manager Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Peshawar Airport, Syed Latiful Haq, confirmed ...

NEW DELHI-Pakistan has yet to grant the most favoured nation (MFN) ...

ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique, ...

KABUL- A top American diplomat says the United States believes ...

Kabul-The Afghan intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) ...

ISLAMABAD- Government of Pakistan has promoted Air Commodore Shahid ...

LAHORE- Punjab University will remain closed for Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays ...

KARACHI- Families are thronging the markets and shopping centers to buy clothes and accessories for Eid, sky-rocketing the sales of different items. Ramazan is the one-off month in a whole year in ...

ISLAMABAD - WAPDA Chairman Zaffar Mehmood said rapid work for controlling energy crisis is continuing on power generation projects. Mehmood announced that the government was implementing ...

LAHORE- The hearing of the petition that seeks to prevent Imran Khan’s August 14 long march has been adjourned by the Lahore High Court (LHC) till the first week of August. Justice Khalid ...

LAHORE- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi today wondered as to what guarantees Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is seeking from Washington. ...

ISLAMABAD - An academician from the Department of Education of National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, has been conferred upon the coveted "Best Thesis Award" in her International ...

LAHORE- Residents of Lahore and several other cities of Punjab took to the streets protesting against prolonged and unannounced load shedding on Wednesday.  They marched on major roads of the ...

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) today said that the country would need 10.8 billion dollars to repay foreign debt in the ongoing fiscal year. Government is pinning hopes on foreign ...

KARACHI- President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said that if anti democratic forces do not create obstacles in our way than we will put the country on the path of prosperity and development. Talking to ...

JEDDAH- Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier, Advisor and Special Envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ...

KARACHI- A private security guard was killed and two persons were injured today during an armed attack on a cash van in Karachi. According to police, the incident took place in Jahangirabad near ...

LAHORE- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Vice Chairperson Shah Mehmood Qureshi today called on Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to clarify its stance on statements made by party member Shehla Raza regarding a ...

WASHINGTON- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi called on American Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns at the State Department and discussed Pakistan-US ...

Peshawar- A senior police officer was wounded as the militants attacked a police van on the outskirts of the metropolis today. According to officials, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Abid ...

ISLAMABAD- Central Information Secretary PTI, Shireen Mazari, today expressed shock over U.N. Secretary General's condemnation of Hamas rockets fired into Israel while condoning ...

Rawalpindi- Ramzan Sasta Bazaars have been turned in to Eid bazaars. Sasta Ramzan bazaars due to Eid-ul-Fitar have been turned in to Eid Bazaars, customers could shop till crescent night, after which ...

Mitthi- Tharparkar’s drought is again worsening as another female child died of malnutrition in a hospital in Mitthi. According to details, the region is again facing the situation it faced ...

Rawalpindi- Ban has been imposed on the issuance of challan tickets to traffic rules violators in Rawalpindi city during the last half Ramzan. Orders have been issued for the wardens and inspectors ...

Washington- Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari held a meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden in Washington today. In more than ...

New York- Pakistan has condemned the continued Israeli aggression against the Palestinians in Gaza. In a statement, Pakistan's permanent representative, Masood Khan urged the organization to play its ...

Narowal- Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing at Koral sector tehsil Shakargar of Narowal, however, no loss of life has been reported. Sources in Rangers said the Indian army opened fire on ...

Karachi- Chief Meteorologist Tausif Alam has said Shawal moon was likely to be sighted on July 28. He said that though sky would be overcast on Monday in Karachi, there were clear chances of moon ...

Dera Ghazi Khan- Police conducted raid in a mosque and arrested 15 suspects sitting in Aitekaf (ten days of exclusive worship), a news channel reported today. According to police the arrested men ...

Islamabad- Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed contempt of court petition against Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif and the chief secretary Punjab being the matter sub judice  in the High ...

Shawal- At least 13 terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force fighter jets today again pounded 4 suspected hideouts of militants in Tehsil Shawal of North Waziristan Agency (NWA). Sources said in ...

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