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JUI-F dares Imran to file treason case

On Friday, Khan called for treason proceedings against Rehman for remarks regarding the ouster of the incumbent government.

Court exempts Sharif from appearing on medical grounds

While addressing the media on Friday, Sharif's lawyer Amjad Pervaiz said that a new medical certificate had been submitted to the court, reports The Express Tribune.

Rehman should be tried under Article 6, says Imran Khan

"There should be a case under Article 6 against maulana for his statement regarding the ousting of the government," he said, during an informal conversation with journalists, Dawn reported.

Erdogan attempts to rile up Muslims in Pakistan over Kashmir

Addressing a joint session of Parliament in Islamabad, for the fourth time, Erdogan reiterated his country's support for Pakistan and its stand on the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan govt okays rules to regulate social media

The information to be provided may include subscriber information, traffic data or content data, Dawn news said in a report.

Protests in Pakistan after court rejects Manzoor Pashteen’s bail

The court granted permission to the police for his transfer to the Dera Ismail Khan jail from the Peshawar Central Jail where he was sent to a 14-day judicial remand.

Pakistan Senate passes bill allowing paid maternity, paternity leaves

As per the Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill, 2018, the leaves policy will be applicable in both public and private establishments in the federal capital territory, Dawn news reported.

Pakistan govt rejects ‘biased’ corruption report

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan, said: "There is a huge question mark over the transparency of TI.

Pakistan lawyers’ body asks its Ahmadiyya members to renounce their faith

Sources in Islamabad said the newly elected Islamabad Bar Association has asked its members to submit an affidavit to declare their faith by January 31, 2020.

Imran to meet Trump at Davos summit

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the WEF, which runs until Thursday. The theme for this year's gathering is �Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World', The Express Tribune reported.

Pakistan court annuls Musharraf’s death sentence

A three-member bench of the LHC, hearing a set of petitions filed by Musharraf challenging multiple actions against him, including his conviction for high treason, ruled that the treason case against the former military dictator was not prepared in accordance with the law, reported Dawn.

Snowfall, rain wreak havoc in Balochistan claim 14 lives

With a strong westerly wave affecting most parts of the country, snowfall is also expected in Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, besides heavy showers have been forecast for Islamabad as well as upper and central Punjab from Monday till Tuesday morning, Dawn news quoted the Met Department as saying.

Pakistan not to take part in anyone else’s war, says Imran

"Pakistan will not become a part of any war because we had committed mistakes in the past by taking part in the wars of others," Dawn news quoted Khan as saying at an event on Thursday.

Pakistan National Assembly passes bill to meet FATF requirement

The opposition parties on Monday initially tried to block the passage of the bill by challenging Speaker Asad Qaiser's ruling on a voice vote allowing Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan to move the bill, but after an 87-83 vote defeat, it participated in the process and moved four minor amendments, reports Dawn news.

Hamlet haunts Kashmir’s mainstream parties post 370 abrogation

Srinagar: To be or not to be? Shakespeare's Hamlet has been haunting all  mainstream political parties ever since article 370 was abrogated and the state...

Pakistan: Students to protest at 50 places on November 29

Lahore:   Students in Pakistan have decided to come together under the Student Action Committee (SAC) for a Student Solidarity March at 50 places across the...

Pakistan appoints retired army general as CPEC Authority head

Lt-Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, former head of the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), has been named as chairman of the CPEC Authority.

Pakistan Supreme Court suspends Army chief Bajwa’s extension

The development adds volatility to the charged up political atmosphere in Pakistan where troubles have encircled the Imran Khan government on many fronts. There are reports of friction between the Army and the government.

Jamaat-e-Islami to hold Kashmir March on December 22

Haq said, "The Pakistan government has betrayed the country as far as Kashmir issue is concerned. We will hold Kashmir March towards Islamabad on December 22. We will make people realise their self-respect."

Foreign funding case: PTI shows no trust in Chief Election Commissioner

Raza is likely to issue a verdict in the foreign funding case before his retirement on December 6.

PayPal declines to extend services to Pakistan

Last month, an Information Technology Ministry of Pakistan delegation tried to convince the company to introduce its services in the country, Pakistani media reported.

Pakistan students announce countrywide protest on November 29

One of the several demands of the march's participants, he said, was to lift restrictions that bar students from forming unions, the Dawn reported.

Pakistan writes sixth letter to UN over Kashmir

Qureshi has reiterated the need of strengthening the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), Pakistan's Foreign Office said in a statement.

Pakistan restores postal service to India

Pakistan government has allowed its citizens to send letters to their relatives living in India, the Express Tribune reported.

Christian journalist persecuted, resigns in Pakistan

Gonila Gill (38), married to Husnain Jamil, was the only Christian journalist registered with the Lahore Press Club, reported AsiaNews.

Nawaz Sharif leaves for London in air ambulance for further treatment

He was accompanied by his brother, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and other personnel, including his personal physician Adnan Khan, reports Dawn news.

Christian community to retain Peshawar college

In his address on Saturday, he assured that the principal of the college would also be from the Christian community, The Express Tribune reported.

Lightning kills 20 in Pakistan

The lightning incidents took place in the areas of Mithi, Chhachhi and Ram Singh Sodho village in Tharparkar district after widespread rains began battering the desert region late Wednesday night and continued into Thursday, reports Dawn news.

Islamabad High Court may get 1st ever woman judge

The Law Ministry has formally informed the Judicial Commission of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa about the recommendation of IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Dawn news reported.

1,100 Indian Sikhs arrive at Pakistan’s Punja Sahib

The gurdwara in Hasan Abdal, Attock district, was decorated with colourful lights and pilgrims performed various rituals including Matha Taki, Ashnan and exchanging gifts, Dawn news reported.

Pakistan: Train inferno toll reaches 74

The death toll is likely to rise further, with at least 40 more people injured and many in critical condition.

33 journalists killed in Pak in past six years

The Freedom Network's new report titled '100% Impunity for Killers, 0% Justice for Pakistan's Murdered Journalists: Crime and Punishment in Pakistan's Journalism World' issued a ‘Pakistan Impunity Scorecard' which revealed the statistics, Dawn news reported on Friday.

Sidhu accepts Imran Khan’s invitation to Kartarpur inauguration

According to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) press release, Sidhu thanked the Pak Prime Minister for inviting him to the inauguration.

Train fire in Pakistan kills 25

District Police Officer Rahim Yar Khan Ameer Taimoor Khan while speaking to Geo News, confirmed the death of 25 people, with at least 30 injured.

India, Modi behind pollution in Pakistan, says Pak Minister

Taking to his twitter handle, Chaudhary said: "Indian level of pollution at Wagah is double than Lahore city."

‘Azadi March’ sets out for Islamabad from Karachi

Besides JUI-F leadership, PPP leaders Raza Rabbani, Saeed Ghani, PML-N leaders Mohammad Zubair, Nihal Hashmi, ANP's Shahi Syed and others, were onboard the leading container which is slated to reach Islamabad on Thursday.

Lahore High Court grants bail to Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif had filed the bail application for the release of his brother, who is currently admitted in the Services Hospital here, from the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), reports Dawn news.

Sharif’s condition is dangerous, Doctor tells Islamabad High Court

The petition was filed on Thursday by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and the former premier's brother Shehbaz Sharif, reports The Express Tribune.

Imran claims army’s support, says India behind Azadi March

He went on to say that India is behind the 'Azadi March' called by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

700 terror financing cases near conviction, says Pakistan govt

Addressing the media here on Wednesday, Minis­ter for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar, who was the chief negotiator on behalf of the country at the Paris-based FATF plenary meeting last week, eulogised the success of his government in dealing with terror financing and money laundering issues.

Pakistan govt to allow JUI-F march if it remains peaceful

The decision was taken on Wednesday after a team delegated to negotiate with the opposition presented its recommendations to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Dawn news reported.

After reptiles, Pakistani pop singer threatens Modi with suicide attack

On Tuesday, Pirzada posted on Twitter a photo of herself donning what appeared to be a suicide jacket with a caption that again warned Modi over Kashmir. "#ModiHitler i just wish huh. #kashmirkibeti," she wrote as a caption to the photo.

Lahore: Nawaz Sharif serious, son alleges poisoning in jail

Nawaz Sharif is currently lodged in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail on corruption charges.

Imran inaugurates China Hub power plant

Addressed a ceremony on the occasion on Monday, Khan said the joint projects under the CPEC were a positive sign, recommending that more coal would be brought from Thar to be utilised for this power plant, reports The News International.

Plans finalised to mobilise public for ‘Azadi March’

PPP Rawalpindi chapter secretary general Chaudhry Iftikhar said the party was ready to participate and will launch a worker mobilisation campaign soon.

Pakistan, India to ink Kartarpur agreement this week

Pakistan handed the final draft of the proposed bilateral agreement on Kartarpur to India on Monday and the signing ceremony is expected to take place on either Wednesday or Thursday, the Express Tribune said, quoting sources.

900K troops in Kashmir to terrorise 8m people, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan tweeted: "75 days & Occupation government of Modi continues the siege in IOJK. Modi is riding a tiger - he thought he could get his agenda of annexation by using 900k forces to silence Kashmiris. You don't need 900k troops to fight terrorism; you need them to terrorise 8m Kashmiri people."

Imran Khan launches ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ for youth’s progress

A sum of 100 billion Pakistani rupees ($639 million) has been allocated for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's flagship initiative for the welfare of the country's youth, The Express Tribune reported.

Turkish President postpones Pakistan trip

It had earlier been reported that the Turkish President would pay an official visit to Pakistan on October 23 to cement relations between the two countries and extend full support to Pakistan's stance on the Kashmir issue, the Dawn reported.

Imran heads to Riyadh to defuse Iran-Saudi tensions

Following his visit to Iran on Sunday, Khan will set off for the kingdom - his third trip to the country this year - to discuss with Saudi leadership regional developments and other matters, reports The Express Tribune.

Pakistan: Prince William, Kate meet Imran, President Arif Alvi

The royal couple were greeted by Khan and met President Alvi at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Geo News reported.

Harbhajan, Veena engage in war of words on Imran speech

Relations between the two Asian neighbours have been on a downhill ever since the Indian government's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution which provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Imran warns PoK residents against crossing LoC

"From Chakothi we will cross over the ceasefire line (LoC) for Srinagar," he said, expressing his desire for the administration and police not to create hindrances for them.

Pakistan: SC to constitute special bench for minority right

The court, however, told Vankwani that being in the government he should have fulfilled the demands through the government.

India-Pak Nuclear war can kill over 10 crore people says study

The black smoke would block sunlight from reaching the ground, driving temperatures around the world down for several years. Worldwide food shortages would likely come soon after.

Imran Khan to visit China next week to ‘revive’ stalled CPEC...

Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed briefed the meeting on Main Line-1 (ML-1) projects being executed to lay a new railway track from Karachi to Peshawar under the CPEC umbrella.

Imran Khan to attend China-Pakistan biz forum in Beijing

This will be Khan's third visit to China after coming to power in August 2018, The News International reported on Tuesday.

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

According to Pakistan's Foreign Office, the alleged ceasefire violations took place on Saturday and Sunday and resulted in the death of two civilians, while three others were injured.

No slowdown in CPEC projects, says Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar was the guest of honour at the seminar which was attended by scholars, intellectuals, former diplomats, parliamentarians and representatives of Chinese companies.

Arrogance has blinded PM Modi, Dissecting Imran Khan’s UN speech

"RSS believes in the ethnic cleansing of Muslims. RSS goons butchered hundreds of Muslims. This is arrogance. This makes people do cruel things. Something PM Modi has done. Arrogance has blinded PM Modi," he said.

Arrest warrant issued against Pak singer Rabi Pirzada

Earlier this month, Punjab Wildlife Protection and Parks Department initiated an action against the singer for illegally keeping four pythons, reptiles and an alligator as pets.

Pakistan Supreme Court acquits blasphemy accused after nearly 20 years

Hassan was accused by a lawyer in 1998 for writing blasphemous letters to him.

India refusing to talk, says Imran, urges Trump to mediate on...

Addressing a press conference alongside US President Donald Trump, ahead of their bilateral meeting, Imran, to a question on what were his expectations from the US president on Kashmir, said: "My expectations: President Trump heads the most powerful country in the world, and the most powerful country in the world has a responsibility.

Imran Khan meets Khalilzad, US’ Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation in...

Qureshi also briefed the press about the Prime Minister's other engagements for the day and the delegation's efforts to raise the issue of Kashmir with various international human rights organisations, including Amnesty International and the International Red Cross.

IMF mission concludes visit to Pakistan

The IMF mission, led by its Pakistan, Middle East and Central Asia Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, had visited Islamabad and Karachi from September 16-20 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the implementation of economic policies.

Global climate March conducts in Pakistan

Celebrities as well as leaders, including Senator Sherry Rehman, have called on people to participate in the climate march.

Pakistan is having alarming number of reported dengue cases

Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been badly hit by the disease, while 43 cases were notified in Punjab from other provinces.

Imran Khan leaves for two-day Saudi Arabia visit to discuss Kashmir...

The Prime Minister has had called the Crown Prince earlier this month to brief him over the situation in the region.

Accountability court extends remand period of Maryam Nawaz by 7 days

Maryam Nawaz, who is detained at the daycare centre of NAB Headquarters in Lahore in connection with Chaudhry Sugar Mills (CSM) case, was presented in the court of Judge Ameer Muhammad Khan amid heightened security on Wednesday, along with one of her cousins, Yousuf Abbas, who is also one of the accused, reports The Express Tribune.

No use talking to India until J&K issue resolved, says Imran...

The Prime Minister said that "unless they (New Delhi government) lift curfew in Kashmir and rescind the revocation of Article 370, there is no chance of negotiations (with India)".

Disproportionate asset case: PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah arrested

Shah will be presented before the relevant accountability court in Sukkur for remand on Thursday, the press release added.

Shoaib Akhtar joins online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari

Islamabad: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of...

Interna­tional Monetary Fund team in Pakistan to review programme progress

An official said the team will hold marathon meetings with top officials of the Ministry of Finance, Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtyar, Planning Commission officials and the Minister of Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar and his team.

No naya dress code, Peshawar administration takes back decision

Peshawar: The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear 'abaya' (full body covering veil) to protect them...

Pakistan refuses backdoor talks with India

Islamabad:   Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor talks after some powerful countries, as well as certain Muslim states, sought the de-escalation of the ongoing...

Pakistan to send its 1st astronaut to space by 2022 says...

Islamabad:   Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that the country was committed to send its first astronaut to space by...

Will ‘Jhumka’ reunite 2 friends who separated during partition?

Malhotra further tweeted: "Kiran, with wet eyes, said that she named her granddaughter Nupur after decades back separated friend. Nupur said, after this, she realised that why many times her grandmother used to call her 'Noori'".

Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Pakistan leaves India behind in mobile Internet speed

Karachi: Pakistan has left India behind in terms of Internet download speed, claimed a report in the Pakistani media on Wednesday.According to 'Roznama Duniya', Internet...

Pakistan asked UN Secretary General to intervene in the Kashmir issue

  New York: Pakistan's Envoy to United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said that she met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and urged him to intervene in the...