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PIA suspends Bangladesh flight operation till March 10

PIA suspends Bangladesh flight operation till March 10

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday suspended its flight operation to Dhaka till March 10 in protest against Bangladesh’s misconduct. A couple of days ago, media reports said, Bangladesh intelligence officials raided house of the national flag carrier’s country ...

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Gilgit jailbreak: Two inmates flee, one killed

GILGIT: At least four inmates of Gilgit’s District Jail overnight tried to escape free by breaking the main gate of the premises. Two of them managed to flee; one was killed and the other was arrested in wounded state. Taking ...

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Provocation along LoC to meet befitting response: COAS

Provocation along LoC to meet befitting response: COAS

RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Thursday said that repeated Indian ceasefire violations on working boundary and Line of Control (LoC), in the recent past are a distraction for Pakistan from its campaign against terrorism. “Let there ...

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Saudi Arabia beheads Pakistani for drug smuggling

Saudi Arabia beheads Pakistani for drug smuggling

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of heroin trafficking on Thursday, bringing to 33 the number of death sentences carried out in the first two months of the year. Authorities executed Hafiz Wifaq Rasoul Shah in the Muslim holy ...

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‘Pakistan to take up all disputes with India’

‘Pakistan to take up all disputes with India’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said that all disputes, matters and issues will be discussed with Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, due on March 3 for a two-day visit to Islamabad. Foreign Office Spokesperson Ms. Tasnim Aslam in her weekly press ...

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PM pledges ‘peaceful Karachi’ by 2018

PM pledges ‘peaceful Karachi’ by 2018

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterated his commitment to take Karachi operation against criminals to its logical end, promising that the metropolis would be crime-free by 2018. “By launching police and Rangers operation here, our government took bold step ...

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PTI set to show power in Azad Kashmir today

PTI set to show power in Azad Kashmir today

MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is all set to show its political muscles in Muzaffarabad city of Azad Kashmir today. This is PTI’s first such meeting since former Prime Minister Azad Kashmir Barrister Sultan Mehmood’s joining of the party. Today’s gathering, ...

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Karachi: Fire destroys huts in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

Karachi: Fire destroys huts in Gulshan-e-Iqbal

KARACHI: Dozens of huts were gutted when fire broke out in a shanty town at Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. No loss of live was reported immediately. Firefighting operation was kicked off as rescue workers and area people moved the residents from ...

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Indian influence in Afghanistan must end: Musharraf

Indian influence in Afghanistan must end: Musharraf

KARACHI: Former President Pervez Musharraf has said that Afghanistan must share power with Taliban and block Indian influence if it wants to have peace in the region. “Ashraf Ghani is a balanced man. I think he’s a great hope. And ...

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Spotless politicians to be welcomed in PTI: Khan

Spotless politicians to be welcomed in PTI: Khan

DUBAI: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, said on Wednesday that any politician with a spotless career can join his party. The PTI chief’s remarks came a day after Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA from Karachi, Nabil Gabol, resigned from ...

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