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Did not hear PM Imran’s address: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Former premier Nawaz Sharif on Thursday avoided answering journalist’s questions regarding Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the nation a day earlier.The former prime minister appeared before an accountability in Islamabad for the hearing of National Accountability Bureau’s references against him when he was asked about Saudi …

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PTI govt to welcome Chinese investment in Punjab: Aleem Khan

LAHORE (Web Desk) Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan on Wednesday said that Chinese investment in Punjab would be welcomed by the incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.Talking to heads of different Chinese companies in his office, the senior minister said that sustainable development in Punjab is the need of the …

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Nawaz Sharif reaches NAB Court for hearing of Flagship reference

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif reached Accountability Court on Thursday (today) to appear before it in ongoing trial of flagship reference against him, filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on the orders of the Supreme Court.Judge, Arshad Malik will preside over the proceedings, while defence counsel …

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Federal cabinet meets today to approve power tariffs hike

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) A meeting of the federal cabinet will be held Thursday (today) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in chair, to approve the revised power tariffs.The session will also review the political and economic situation of the country. Though, the endorsement of the hike in electricity price for domestic …

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NAB appeal: SC issues notices to Nawaz, Maryam, adjourns hearing till Nov 6

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz as it heard a petition filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenging suspension of the accused’s prison terms in the Avenfield properties reference.NAB had filed the …

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ECC approves sale of three JF-17 to Nigeria for $184.3 Million

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has permitted the issuance of a certificate of sovereign guarantee for the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force at a total amount of $184.3 million, in order to help the diminishing foreign exchange reserves.The Ministry of …

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Police to enforce helmet use in Punjab

LAHORE (Web Desk) The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered the police to enforce use of helmets by motorcyclists, as part of implementation of traffic laws across the province.The court issued the order on a petition filed by a lawyer who contended that a report by the World Health Organisation …

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Court to hear Nandipur reference after wrapping up Nawaz’s cases

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) An accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday announced that it will hear the Nandipur Power Project reference after wrapping up National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cases against former premier Nawaz Sharif.Accountability Court II Judge Arshad Malik heard the reference against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s …

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16 injured as police, residents of Karachi’s Pakistan Quarters clash

KARACHI (Web Desk) At least 16, including six policemen, were injured on Tuesday as a protest by residents of Pakistan Quarters against their eviction led to clashes with police.Police also took several residents of the federal residential colonies in Karachi into custody as they staged a protest against the operation …

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71st Foundation Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir is being marked today

MUZZAFFARABAD (Web Desk) The 71st Foundation Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is being marked on Wednesday (today) with national zeal and fervor.Main ceremony of the day will be held at the Police Lines here, which will be addressed by President AJK, Masood Khan and Prime Minister, Raja Farooq …

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