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Dar denies finance ministry behind petrol crisis

Dar denies finance ministry behind petrol crisis

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday vehemently denied that his ministry was responsible for the petrol crisis in Punjab and KPK. “We have no business with PSO (Pakistan State Oil)…the finance ministry doesn’t owe a single penny to ...

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Balochistan will become regional economic hub: PM

Balochistan will become regional economic hub: PM

SLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday highlighted the economic potential of the southwestern Balochistan province, saying that the federal government would provide sufficient funds to the provincial government for socio-economic development. “The development of Balochistan is close to my heart,” ...

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Aitzaz issues whitepaper on alleged rigging in NA-124

Aitzaz issues whitepaper on alleged rigging in NA-124

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan issued a whitepaper on alleged election rigging in NA-124, where his wife Bushra Aitzaz was defeated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Sheikh Rohail Asghar. Talking to media here Monday, Aitzaz claimed ...

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Imran vows to build naya Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Imran vows to build naya Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced that he would shift his focus on governance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where his party was in power. Speaking at party’s convention in Islamabad on Sunday, Khan said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is ready ...

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Qureshi calls for unity within the ranks of PTI

Qureshi calls for unity within the ranks of PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that naya Pakistan, not judicial commission, was the destination of his party. Speaking at Dharna Convention in Islamabad on Sunday, he said PTI has changed the course of politics in ...

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PM calls meeting on fuel shortage

PM calls meeting on fuel shortage

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has cancelled all his official engagements scheduled for Monday as he would spend the day chairing meetings on fuel management, focusing on provision of immediate relief to the people. The Prime Minister, who had ...

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PM assures Punjab CM of accountability over petrol crisis

PM assures Punjab CM of accountability over petrol crisis

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday said that if even any minister was found involved in the prevailing petrol crisis in Punjab, action would be taken against him. The prime minister expressed these views while meeting Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz ...

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Shahbaz approves alarm system for academic institutes

Shahbaz approves alarm system for academic institutes

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Sunday said that the National Action Plan is a unanimous strategy to eliminate terrorism from the country. He was chairing a high level meeting here on Sunday, in which the measures taken to implement ...

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80pc of CNG outlets remain shut in Lahore

80pc of CNG outlets remain shut in Lahore

LAHORE: Reopening of CNG stations in Lahore following the petrol shortage could not help in providing relief to the masses as 80 percent of the gas stations remained shut in the city. Over 100 CNG stations reopened in the provincial ...

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Nisar sees long anti-terror battle ahead

Nisar sees long anti-terror battle ahead

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Saturday said that nation must be prepared for a long battle against terrorists. Addressing a press conference here, Nisar said that there was complete consensus among political parties for implementation of 20-point national ...

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