Political parties join hands for KP, Balochistan rights in CPEC

An all-parties conference held here on Thursday unanimously resolved to continue joint efforts for the rights of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan in the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

40 civilians killed as Afghan forces raid wedding function

At least 40 civilians participating in a wedding function lost their lives when Afghan security forces struck against hideout of Taliban militants.

Nawaz Sharif forms judicial commission, Iceland PM resigns over Panama Leaks

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced to form a judicial commission to probe the allegations surfaced in the leaked documents of Panama regarding offshore companies owned by his family members. In his address to the nation on television, the prime minister rejected allegations of concealing assets and having illegal offshore companies owned by his family members.

Imran Khan accepts judicial commission’s report with a heavy heart

PESHAWAR, 26 July: The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that he is disappointed with the decision of the judicial commission...

Right of priority voting granted to transgender community across Pakistan

To highlight political representation of the transgender persons a national level consultation was held Wednesday by APTEN with the support of the ECP.

Pakistani student in China committed suicide, not killed:FO

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani student Mr. Usama Ahmad Khan committed suicide at Shenyang city in Liaoning province in China rather than being murdered by Chines...

ECP issues notice to PTI for inappropriate language in ad campaign

The Election Commission has issued notice to the PTI for using inappropriate language in the party's advertisement campaign for the upcoming general elections.

Justice Jawwad takes oath as 23rd Chief Justice of Pakistan

PESHAWAR, 17 August: Justice Jawwad S Khawaja has taken oath as 23rd Chief Justice of Pakistan. President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath to Justice Jawwad at...

Police arrest Zainab’s murderer from Pakpattan

The police claimed to have arrested murder of six-year old Zainab Amin after his DNA matched with samples taken from the crime scene.

PIA suspends 14 officials over narcotics smuggling

Pakistan International Airline on Thursday suspended 14 officials on charges of facilitating smugglers to send narcotics abroad. According media reports, around 14 officials were arrested after inquiry and departmental action would be initiated against them for brining bad name to the country.

Pilgrims who performed Hajj during last 7 years declared ineligible for this year’s Hajj

The federal government has declared those people ineligible for this year’s Hajj under the government scheme who have performed the sacred religious obligation during the last seven years.

Pakistan says US should fund fencing of Pak-Afghan border

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said the United States should bear the expenses of fencing of the Pak-Afghan border.