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Imran Ali files appeal against death sentence at LHC

LAHORE: Imran Ali, who was found guilty by the anti-terrorism court of raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab, filed an appeal at Lahore High Court against his death sentence on Tuesday.¬† According to details, Imran Ali stated in his appeal petition filed at the Lahore High Court that the death sentence handed out to him by…

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IHC to hear petition seeking ban on airing Nawaz Sharif’s speeches today

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court will conduct the hearing of a petition on Tuesday that seeks to have a ban placed on the airing of speeches by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.¬† After being disqualified by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the former prime minister has been making incendiary speeches in which he has targeted…

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Imran thanks people for their well wishes, prayers in latest tweet

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan thanked everyone for their prayers and well wishes after news broke of his marriage to Bushra Manika, on Monday.¬† This was Khan’s first reaction to news of him tying the knot with Bushra Manika, who is reportedly his spiritual guide as well. The cricketer-turned-politician took to micro-blogging site Twitter and…

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Sweets and bhangras: PTI workers in Gujranwala celebrate Imran’s marriage

GUJRANWALA: As news broke of PTI chief Imran Khan’s third marriage, supporters of the cricketer-turned-politician took to the streets of Gujranwala and danced to the beat of the drums.¬† Imran Khan’s marriage is always a cause of celebration for those who support him. PTI workers distributed sweets and did the¬†bhangra¬†after hearing news of the former…

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Two suicide bombers killed in Bajaur operation: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Security forces foiled major terrorist action in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and FATA, according to Pakistan Army‚Äôs public relations department. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a successful Intelligence based operation (IBO) was conducted in Bajaur to track down two suicide bombers entering from Afghanistan through Kagha pass in Bajaur Agency. The Afghan based TTP…

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Imran Khan’s wife to stay away from politics

  ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan’s new wife has decided to stay away from politics and will not take part in PTI meetings or rallies.¬† According to details revealed by sources from within the party, Bushra Bibi’s children will stay with their father while she takes up residence at Bani Gala with the cricketer-turned-politician. Bushra…

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Islamabad United stars paint the capital red

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad United stars cycled on the streets of Islamabad as part of promotional campaign for the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). In the video posted on Islamabad United’s Twitter page, we can see the team’s players and coaches riding cycles while donning the jerseys. The video was captioned: “Our superstars along with…

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Will disclose important secrets after February 18: Kamran Tessori

ISLAMABAD: MQM-P leader Kamran Tessori said on Saturday that he would disclose important secrets pertaining to the party and the prevalent crisis it was facing after February 18.¬† Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Kamran Tessori said that ever since he had come to Islamabad he had not talked to Dr Farooq Sattar. “I’m not upset…

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15th International Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference held at AFIC, NIHD

RAWALPINDI:¬†15th International Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference was held at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology and National institute of Heart Diseases (AFIC & NIHD) Rawalpindi. President of Pakistan, Mr Mamnoon Hussain was the chief guest on inaugural ceremony today. President of Royal College of Physician Edinburgh UK, Professor Derrek Bell along with his team and delegates from…

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Statistics released by SBP tell that every Pakistani owes Rs 130,000

KARACHI: As per the latest figures released by the State Bank of Pakistan on Friday, every Pakistani is now indebted by Rs 130,000.¬† The debt situation of Pakistan continues to increase at an alarming rate as the latest figures and statistics released by the State Bank of Pakistan indicate. Pakistan’s total debt has increased to…

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Supreme Court issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued arrest warrants for former¬†ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, on Thursday.¬† A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted proceedings of the Memo commission case during which the apex court passed the order. DG FIA Bashir Memon assured the court that he would take…

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Maryam reacts to NAB’s recommendation to place her name on ECL

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz reacted to NAB’s recommendation to the Interior Ministry to have her, Nawaz Sharif and Captain (r) Safdar’s names placed on the Exit-Control List.¬† Speaking to media personnel, Maryam said that the names of those who had played with the law should be placed on the ECL. “We returned from abroad to face…

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Zainab rape-and-murder case: SC to announce decision on February 17

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan reserved its decision pertaining to the Zainab rape-and-murder case on Thursday which will be announced by the apex court on February 17.¬† According to details, the Zainab murder-and-rape case trial has concluded. As many as 33 witnesses have recorded their statements. Suspect Imran Ali has already confessed to his…

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Libya tragedy: Bodies of 11 Pakistanis arrive home

ISLAMABAD: The bodies of 11 Pakistanis, who died in a tragic boat accident in Libya, arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday evening. Pakistan government had made special arrangements for bringing the bodies back to the country. They were drowned when a boat carrying migrants had capsized off the coast of Zuwara, in Libya last week. –…

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Govt issues notification to take over assets of JuD, FIF

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday issued a notification to take over the assets of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the¬†¬†Falah-i-Insaaniyat Foundation (FIF).¬† As per the notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, the government has given the green signal to take over assets (moveable, immoveable and human resource) belonging to the JuD and FIF. The federal…

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NAB urges Interior Ministry to place Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar’s names on ECL

ISLAMABAD: In an important development on Wednesday, NAB write to the Interior Ministry to place the names of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar on the Exit-Control List.¬† According to details, NAB wrote a letter to the Interior Ministry in which it recommended that the names of Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz…

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Should PTI be worried? 5 takeaways from the NA-154 defeat

It should have been game, set and match for PTI. Jahangir Tareen had trounced his PML-N rival in the 2015 by-election by a huge margin and with Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification fresh in the minds of the public, the writing was on the wall–PTI would soon regain NA-154 which it had lost due to Tareen’s disqualification….

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Two supplementary references to be filed against Sharif family today

ISLAMABAD: Chairman NAB on Wednesday gave the green signal for two supplementary references to be filed against the Sharif family.¬† Both supplementary references will be filed against the Sharif family at an accountability court today (Wednesday). Fresh evidence against Nawaz, Hasan and Hussain Nawaz will also be included along with the references. New details regarding…

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Giving back to boxing: Amir Khan’s academy trains Pakistani boxers

ISLAMABAD: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan’s boxing academy in Islamabad is a hit as men and women are paying regular visits to it.¬† According to a post on Instagram by the renowned boxer, as many as 100 men and women come to train at the academy each session. An elated Amir Khan posted a video of…

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This dumping point is where all stolen motorcycles go to in Karachi…

KARACHI: Have you ever wondered where all the stolen motorcycles go in Karachi? If you’re bike has been stolen in the metropolis then it is most probably lying at Al-Asif Square, which is considered the dumping point for stolen motorcycles in the city. Over here, the spare parts of stolen motorcycles are sold at cost-effective…

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Pakistan is a sovereign state, will not come under pressure: Ahsan Iqbal

LONDON: Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Wednesday that Pakistan was a sovereign state that would not come under pressure.¬† The interior minister made these comments during his talk with the media in London. Ahsan Iqbal said that no other country in the world had rendered as many sacrifices in the war against terrorism…

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