Monitoring Desk

  • Shehbaz says coalition govt will complete tenure as it enjoys mandate of people n PTI govt’s economic policies were not pro-growth and created multiple challenges n Pakistan, Türkiye support each otheron all issues of core national interests.   ISTANBUL    ...

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  • MUZAFFARABAD    -    The people of Muzaffarabad Division voted in an election for local bodies pitting the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) — both members of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) coalition government — ...

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  • LAHORE         -         Former prime minister and PTI chief Imran Khan has reiterated that no matter who comes into power, the national economy can’t be on track to progress until and unless there is political instability in the country. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -       Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has traced those behind the leak of tax data of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s family members. While talking to a private TV channel yesterday, ...

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  • RISING THREATS TO GLOBAL CLIMATE.   SHARM EL-SHEIKH    -   After days of intense negotiations, countries at the latest UN Cli­mate Change Confer­ence, COP27, yester­day agreed to establish Loss and Damage Fund to help the states affect­ed by adverse ...

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  • PTI chief says everyone will get a surprise on Nov 26 when marchers will converge on Rawalpindi n No more concerned about appointment of new COAS. LAHORE    -   Former prime minister and PTI chief Imran Khan has said that he along with long marchers would reach Rawalpindi ...

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  • LAHORE       -        Former prime minister and PTI chief Imran Khan has claimed the ‘establishment’ exercises “absolute authority” in Pakistan compared to civilian setups. Interacting with a group of journalists at his residence here ...

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  • WASHINGTON    -          The United States has said that it values its decades-long cooperation with Pakistan and has always viewed a prosperous and democratic Pakistan as critical to its interests in the region. “The US doesn’t have a position on one ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -       Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) head and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has said that the army chief’s appointment should not be made controversial as COAS is the guarantor of national security. Chaudhry Shujaat said in a ...

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  • LONDON      -       An expensive Graff wristwatch worth about Rs2 billion, gifted by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to former prime minister Imran Khan, was allegedly sold by Farah Khan Gogi and Shahzad Akbar to Dubai-based businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor, ...

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  • QUETTA       -        Gunfire and a deadly shooting have led to the closing of a main border crossing, Chaman, between Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan, officials from both countries said on Sunday. Chaman is the most important border point for trade ...

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  • ISLAMABAD       -     Saudi crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman is likely to visit Pakistan later this month, during which Pakistan hopes to get a $4.2 billion bailout package from Saudi Arabia. Diplomatic sources suggested on Monday that Prince Salman is expected to ...

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  • ISTANBUL    -   The Information Min­isters of OIC has em­phasized the impor­tance of cooperation among the member states in developing necessary mechanisms to fight disinformation and Islamophobia in all its manifestations. This was emphasized in the Istanbul ...

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  • LAHORE    -   Foreign Minister and PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the democratic way to remove any prime minister is no-confi­dence, Imran Khan was the ‘selected’ prime min­ister but we sent him home democratically. Addressing the Asma ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  India is facing more embarrassment for manufacturing fake cough syrup for Gambia, Ghana and Indonesia. After a number of children deaths in Gambia, 99 in Indonesia and 70 in Ghana have now died after taking fake cough syrup made by India. In­dia has a history ...

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  • WASHINGTON    -    The United States said yesterday that it had confidence in Pakistan’s ability to control its nuclear arsenal after President Joe Biden expressed alarm, leading Islamabad to sum­mon the US ambassador. “The United States is confident of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -       Air Chief Marshal Za­heer Ahmed Baber Sidhu has said that Pakistan and King­dom of Saudi Arabia enjoy longstanding religious, cultur­al and historical bonds, mani­fested through strong ties be­tween both the countries. The Air ...

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  • FAISALABAD    -   Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Sunday said that the government would be 10 times strict­er as compared to the policy adopted by the administration during Pakistan Tehreek-e-In­saf’s long march in Is­lamabad on May25 as no one can be ...

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  • PESHAWAR    -    ANP’s candidate from NA-31 Peshawar-V Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour Sunday refused to accept the by-election result, as he accused the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government of “massive rigging”. PTI Chairman Imran Khan won the NA-31 Peshawar- V seat by a ...

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  • MUTLAN     -    Numerous unidentified and desecrated bodies were found on the roof of Nishtar Hospital’s mortuary in Multan on Friday after which the Punjab government decided to probe the horrifying incident. The video circulating on social media, however, ...

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  • MARDAN, RAWALPINDI  -  PTI Chairman Imran Khan has said that who­ever gives an NRO to “thieves” is a “traitor” as he lashed out at institu­tions for allegedly tortur­ing his party’s leaders. “All thieves are be­ing released; Shehbaz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   President of Pakistan and Su­preme Commander of the Armed Forces Dr Arif Alvi has said that Army Chief Gen Qa­mar Javed Bajwa’s remarks that they won’t allow any country, force or group to de­stabilise Pakistan are totally ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    An Islamabad sessions court granted on Thursday interim bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in the case relating to his controversial remarks against a female judge during a rally in Islamabad. Sessions Court Judge Kamran Basharat Mufti ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has ac­cused PTI Chairman Imran Khan of destroying the national economy and assured the masses that he would bring the dollar value below 200 with the help of his policies. “The actual value of the Pak rupee is less than ...

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  • GENEVA   -   Sensing the gravity of the situation of flood losses in Pakistan, the United Nations has re­vised up its humanitar­ian appeal for the coun­try from $160 million to $816 million as it seeks to control a surge in wa­ter-borne diseases. “We are ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -    The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to adopt an aggressive approach to the cipher issue. Party insiders said that PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif has directed the party from London to give a strong and aggressive response on the matter. Nawaz has ...

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  • TAXILA    -    Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek- e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz wanted the cipher to be lost somewhere so that the public will not know about the conspiracy between her uncle Shehbaz Sharif and the US, ...

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  • Beijing-China has said that since the floods hit the country, it has rushed to Pakistan’s aid as its genuine friend and brother in times of need.Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said this during his regular media briefing here on Tuesday.He was raised a question whether China is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -    A cou­ple of purported audio tapes of ruling coalition including Prime Min­ister Shehbaz Sharif, leaked to social media yesterday, have sent a shocking wave putting a question mark over the secrecy of phones data as well as conversations during ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Pakistan Mus­lim League- Nawaz (PML-N) Vice Presi­dent Maryam Nawaz has said that PTI Chair­man Imran Khan, who accuses US of conspir­ing against his govern­ment, on one hand is lobbying with Ameri­cans to secure a ...

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