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Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif flies to London for medical treatment

LAHORE: Former three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan for London to undergo medical treatment. He is accompanied by his brother Shehbaz Sharif. The flight is scheduled to land at Heathrow International Airport at 06:30 PM GMT. The air ambulance carrying the former premier is equipped with oxygen cylinders, ventilators, an intensive care unit, an […]

Pakistan test-fires surface to surface Shaheen 1 ballistic missile

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen − 1. The launch was conducted as part of a Training Exercise, which was aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. Shaheen − 1 missile is capable of delivering all types of warheads up to a range of 650 kilometers. […]

Cricketers Hafeez, Yousuf react to LHC verdict on Nawaz Sharif’s ECL case

LAHORE: Pakistan veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has reacted to the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision of allowing fomer PM Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for his medical treatment. Mohammad Hafeez took to his Twitter and wrote: “Great news Ex PM Nawaz sharif sb can travel to abroad for medical treatment 👍🏼,Highest medical panel decided that […]

CPEC update: PM inaugurates Havelian-Thakot Section

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the inauguration of Havelian-Thakot section of Hazara motorway project on Monday. The motorway is part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project. The project will serve as the main route for Pakistan-China commercial traffic. According to Radio Pakistan, the motorway shall directly benefit approximately seveCn million population of Hasan […]

Islamabad advises India to to move away from its obsession with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected the comments attributed to Indian External Affairs Minister against Pakistan. “We firmly reject the unfounded remarks reportedly made by the Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) in an interview with a French newspaper and in interaction with certain other media outlets,” the Foreign Office said on Sunday. “This outburst is yet another […]

PML-N finishes preparations for Nawaz Sharif’s air travel to London

  ISLAMABAD: PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif is likely to fly to London Tuesday as preparations for his air travel have been finalized. An air ambulance will arrive in Lahore from Qatar on November 19. According to family and party’s sources, Nawaz Sharif will be shifted to the Harley Street Clinic in London. With the flying […]

Nawaz Sharif rejects govt’s condition to remove ECL ban

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has refused to travel abroad for medical treatment after the federal attached a new condition to his departure from Pakistan. The federal cabinet allowed the former premier to fly abroad only after submitting his assets as mortgage, a condition rejected by the PML-N. Quoting sources, Geo reported that that […]

Serial pedophile arrested in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: A serial sex offender, who had served jail in UK for child pornography, was arrested in Pakistan for assaulting 30 children and filming his act. The suspect Sohail Ayaz is said to be the member of an international child porn ring that played live videos of child pornography from Rawat, a village and union […]

Govt committee asks NAB to clarify stance on Nawaz Sharif’s removal from ECL

ISLAMABAD: A government’s committee began deliberations to life name of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from Exit Control List (ECL). The first sitting ended without any conclusion as the committee asked National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to clarify its stance on Nawaz Sharif’s travel. The subcommittee members directed the accountability watchdog and asked it to clarify […]

Nawaz Sharif to fly abroad for treatment

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to leave for London on Sunday along with PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz for medical treatment. According to sources privy to the development, the federal government has decided to lift travel ban on the former premier and other members of his family. The […]

FBR issues show cause notice to cricketer Hafeez for concealing assets

Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez reportedly gets a notice from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for not revealing his properties. According to sources, the FBR will do audit of Hafeez’s properties for the last five years, from 2014 to 2018. However, the Test cricketer has refused to accept such allegations and stated that he […]