National News

Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme registration date extended till Nov 15

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has extended last date of registration for Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme by a month till Nov 15.

CII endorses fatwas in support of polio vaccination

The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has endorsed hundreds of fatwas (religious edicts) in support of administering polio vaccination to children.

‘We’ll move forward, there is no option to back down’

JUIF Chief has said that the PTI has promised to give 10 million jobs but so far they’ve made 2 million people unemployed in the country.

Iran welcomes Pakistan’s effort to defuse tensions in the region

Sources say that Saudi Arabia Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman had asked Imran Khan to play a role in reducing tensions with Iran.

Pakistan rejects Afghan govt stance on market in Peshawar

Pakistan has rejected the Afghan government claims about a market in Peshawar and expressed concern over the closure of Afghan Consulate.

JUI-F wins ANPs’ support for ‘Azadi March’

Asfandyar said that he will himself attend 'Azadi March' from the very first day and asked ANP workers to join him for free and fair polls in the country. 

579 Pakistani prisoners released from Saudi jails

Parliamentary Committee on Friday was informed that 579 Pakistani prisoners have received “Saudi Arabian royal pardons" and were released from Saudi Arabia jails.

Nawaz Sharif remanded in NAB custody for another 14 days

A NAB team brought the former PM to the accountability court from the Kot Lakhpat Jail where he is serving a prison term in the Al-Aziza Steel Mills reference.

Afghanistan refuses to keep Torkham border open round the clock

In a setback, the Afghan government has refused to work round the clock on the Pak-Afghan border in Torkham citing shortage of staff and other problems.

FAO organizes symposium on fisheries and aquaculture for food and livelihoods

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held a National Symposium on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food and Livelihoods in Pakistan.

Traders clash with Islamabad police in protest against govt’s tax reforms

The All Pakistan Traders Association on Wednesday marched from Rawalpindi to Islamabad against federal government’s tax reforms.

Japan spends Rs 2.78 billion to strengthen ports security in Karachi

Japan has established three new states of the art Non-Intrusive Inspection Containers Scanning Terminals at East and West Warf in Karachi Port and Port Bin Qasim.

SC suspends election tribal’s verdict, reinstates Suri as deputy speaker

The bench also directed the election commission of Pakistan not to issue election schedule for by-election on NA-265 (Quetta-II)

PM launches Ehsas Langar Scheme in Islambad

The scheme, which has been launched in coordination with the Saylani Trust, one of the country's biggest welfare organisations.

Federal govt set up police station for overseas Pakistanis

The purpose of setting up a police station is to resolve the issues faced by overseas Pakistanis and protect their rights.

3 more polio cases surface in Pakistan

Media reports said polio cases have surfaced in Torghar district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Jaffarabad district of Balochistan and Karachi.