MQM MPs, Sindh Assembly legislators resign en bloc

PESHAWAR, 12 August: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)’s members of Parliament (MPs)—both at National Assembly and Senate—and its members of the Sindh Assembly resigned en...

ECP decides introducing biometric system in Haripur by-election

HARIPUR, 11 August: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to introduce biometric system in by-election on National Assembly seat, NA-19, Haripur, set for...

6.7 magnitude quake hits Pakistan

PESHAWAR, 10 August: Earthquake jolted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and other parts of Pakistan at 15:10 on Monday. The epicenter of the...

Mullah Omar neither died nor buried in Pak, says Asif

PESHAWAR, 7 August: Federal Defence Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif has said that neither Mullah Muhammad Omer, former supreme commander of Afghan Taliban, died nor...

Army copter crash claims 12 lives

PESHAWAR, 6 August: A Pakistan military helicopter, carrying medical staff to Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), crashed near Mansehra today evening, leaving 12 Army men killed, according...

PM okays peace plan to bring Baloch insurgents into mainstream

QUETTA, 6 August: Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a number of projects during a daylong visit to this provincial capital today. Besides opening Mangi...

Gunman targets Wasim Akram’s car

PESAHAWAR, 5 August: An unidentified gunman attacked the vehicle of cricket legend Wasim Akram in Karachi today, official sources said. Karachi police said that the...

SC rejects petitions against military courts

PESHAWAR, 5 August: A 17-member full court bench of the Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed all the petitions, challenging the establishment of military courts...

NADRA launches online CNIC application system

PESHAWAR, 4 August: National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has introduced online system of applying for fresh Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) and renewal of...

Government to oppose PTI members de-seating resolution: Ishaq Dar

PESHAWAR, 4 August: The federal government has said it will oppose the proposed resolution in the National Assembly by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement for...

Turkish president meets PM Nawaz Sharif

PESHAWAR, 2 August: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a brief stopover in Pakistan. Mr Sharif, Punjab Chief...

Fuel prices register 1.3 per cent cut

PESAHAWAR, 1 August: Fuel prices once again dropped as federal government approved the summary of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) yesterday, suggesting 1.3...