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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. […]

PM Imran Khan warns officers against inaction over Citizen Portal complaints

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to take action against the officers who are responsible for not addressing the complaints of people on ‘Citizen Portal’. According to the Spokesperson of Prime Minister’s Office, a five member Committee will be constituted in every ministry and department, headed by a 20 Grade officer or a Joint […]

PM Khan advises Sarfaraz to focus on domestic cricket to make comeback

Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that former Pakistan cricket skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed can make a comeback in the team by performing well in domestic cricket. PM, who is also a Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that Pakistan’s cricket will only improve once their domestic cricket gets strong. PM Khan said “I don’t think […]

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 […]

Edhi Foundation Wins Prestigious “Isa Award for Service to Humanity”

  The Edhi Foundation has received the prestigious “Isa Award for Service to Humanity” on 12 November 2019 at the Isa Cultural Center, Bahrain. Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, presented the award to Mr. Faisal Edhi, the son of late Abdul Sattar Edhi and Chairman of Edhi Foundation. The award comprises US$ […]

Trump pardons soldiers accused of war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned a former soldier convicted of murder and a Green Beret charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb-maker, defying warnings that the move would be an abuse of the powers afforded him under the US Constitution. Trump dismissed a second degree murder conviction against Army First Lieutenant Clint Lorance, who is six years […]

Pakistan to play Sri Lanka Tests in front of home crowds

After more than 10 years, Test cricket will return to Pakistan in December when Sri Lanka will play their World Test Championship matches in Rawalpindi and Karachi. The first Test will be played at the Pindi Cricket Stadium from 11-15 December, while the second Test will be held at the National Stadium from 19-23 December. […]

Govt conditionally allows Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has granted one-time permission to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for a period of four weeks. Addressing a news conference, Law Minister Farogh Nasim said there is only one condition that PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif submit an indemnity bond to the tune of seven billion rupees to avail the […]

ECC hikes minimum what support price to Rs1350

Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has increased the minimum support price of wheat from the current Rs 1300 per 40 kg to Rs 1350 per 40 kg to safeguard the interests of the growers and ensure food security for the masses. The decision to raise the wheat price by Rs 50 per 40 […]

SBP issues commemorative coin to mark Baba Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has formally issued a commemorative coin on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak. A ceremony to this effect was held in Karachi on Tuesday, Radio Pakistan reported. Speaking on the occasion, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Reza Baqir said the purpose of releasing the commemorative […]

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 […]

Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad congregations in IOK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan condemned the restrictions imposed by the Indian authorities on all congregations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Sallalaho-Alaih-e-Wasallam). All roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar and other holy shrines and mosques in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir were sealed by the Indian occupation forces to stop […]

Five cops killed in Rajanpur attack

RAJANPUR: Five policemen were killed and one other was seriously wounded when a group of unidentified men opened fire on their vehicle in Rajanpur district last night. A spokesman of Rajan Pur Police said the police personnel were on routine patrolling in the limits of Arabi Tiba Police Station when they came under attack. The injured […]

Indian Supreme Court hands over Babri Mosque land to Hindus

NEW DELHI: A Hindu temple will be built on the land of Babri Mosque demolished by Hindu fanatics. India’s Supreme Court ruled on Saturday on the ownership of a centuries-old religious site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims, in a case that has fueled suspicion and sparked deadly riots between the communities. The Supreme Court […]