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PM has spent Rs 294m on 16 foreign visits

Advertisements Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s 16 foreign visits between July 2013 and September 2014 costs over Rs 294 million, a report in the local media said on Wednesday. Advertisements According to information submitted in the Senate by PM’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, the expenditure statements of the PM’s …

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Slash in Umrah fares: PIA

ISLAMABAD: National airline of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has slashed  the Umrah fares by Rs 8,000 due to decrease in petroleum prices announced by government. PIA spokesman announced decrease in the fares of Umrah up to 11. 76 % that is approximately Rs 8,000. Now the new fare from …

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No tax except Zakat & Ushr: JI

BAHAWALPUR: Jamat-i-Islami (JI) chief emir.e.jamat Sirajul Haq, has declared that our party is not in favor of any taxation system except Zakat and Ushr, while addressing a “Save Kissan Rally” at Khairpur Tamewali, Bahawalpur. He further added, taxes paid by the poor are spent on the luxurious lives of the …

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PPP files Rs 2 billion defamation petition against Hashwani

KARACHI: Finally, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) files defamation petition of Rs 2 billion against Sadruddin Hashwani, a business magnate, owner of Hashoo Group, Marriott Hotel and chains of five star hotels, in response to his allegations against former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari for his involvement in the 2008 suicide …

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Ghulam Bilour offers $200,000 bounty for Charlie Hebdo owner

ISLAMABAD: Lawmaker from the Awami National Party (ANP),has announced a $200,000 bounty for the owner of French weekly Charlie Hebdo, who published blasphemous cartoon. In 2012, MNA Haji Ghulam Bilour had announced a $100,000 reward for anyone who killed the producer of ‘Innocence of Muslims’, a flim that spurs hue …

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Scheduled Corps Commander Conference has been started

RAWALPINDI: Routinely Corps Commander Conference chaired by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has been started. The 169th Corps Commander’s Conference is underway in General Head Quarter (GHQ) Rawalpindi. Progress of operations ‘Zarb-e-Azab’ and ‘Khayber One’ are the agenda of the meeting. COAS will be briefed by the current …

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2 more Terrorists of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi hanged in Karachi

KARAHCI: Two terrorists of a banned organization Lashkar-i-Jhangvi hanged in Karachi for the sectarian killing of Dr. Ali Raza Peerani in 2001. Today in Central Jail of Karachi, two more militants, Attaullah alias Qasim and Muhammad Azam alias Sahrif hanged for the sectarian killing of Dr. Ali Raza Peerani in Soldier …

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Status quo is paving revolution: Ch. Sarwar

LONDON: Ex.governor Punjab Ch.Muhammad Sarwar said on Tuesday that he decided to resign from designation six month ago but stopped due to sit-ins in Islamabad by Imran Khan and Dr. Tahir ul Qadri. He said that he postponed his plan so that no one can accuse him that he was …

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Imran khan purposes task force to ECP chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan met Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Jstice Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Monday to notify him about the concerns of PTI regarding election procedures.Khan also purposed  that the CEC form two tasks force to look into giving overseas Pakistanis a right to vote …

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Malala feature in Debrett’s 500 most influential people in Britain

Nobel Peace Prize winner Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai has been named among the list of 500 most influential people in Britain 2015. The annual Debrett’s 500 list covers 24 categories like politics, sports, journalism, advertising, architecture, education and food. Debrett includes Malala in the list of “Philanthropists and Activists”. Seventeen-year-old Malala …

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Blast in Imambargah at Shikarpur, 57 dead, Jundullah claims attack

SHIKARPUR: At least 57 people were killed  and 55 others were injured Friday in a blast in an Imambragh in Lakhidar area of Shikarpur District, 511 kilometers away from Sindh’s capital Karachi.Reuters reported Jundullah claimed the responsibility of attack. The blast, apparently a suicidal one, took place during Friday prayer at …

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Governor Punjab Ch Sarwar resigns

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar resigned on Thursday, days after he called out the PML-N led government for failing to enter partnership with the United States government as India has done. But Ch Sarwar denied such rumors that he is resigning under PM’s pressure. Sarwar on Tuesday at a …

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India an importan neighbour for Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said it is important for both India and Pakistan to resolve all their outstanding issues, including Kashmir conflict in order to ensure peace and stability in the region. While speaking to Pakistan High’s Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, premier said, India is an …

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Chinese Genral Fan Changlong praises Zarb-i-Azb

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called upon General Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission on Sunday morning, according to a tweet by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Bajwa. General Raheel Sharif left for a two-day visit to China on Saturday during …

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