Nation celebrates 69th Independence Day

PESHAWAR, 14 August: The nation is celebrating 69 Independence Day with traditional fervour and zeal today (Friday). The day dawned with 31-gun salute in the...

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to join hands for peace in region

PESHAWAR, 14 August: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to make joint efforts for establishing peace in the region. An Afghan delegation visited Pakistan on Thursday...

Military court awards death sentence to 6 militants involved in Army School attack

PESHAWAR, 13 August: A military court has awarded death sentence to six militants involved in attack on the Army Public School and College in...

Government decides against accepting MQM resignations

PESHAWAR, 13 August: The federal government has decided not to accept the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers’ resignations from the National Assembly, Sindh Assembly...

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...