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Death warrants for Shafqat Hussain issued

Death warrants for Shafqat Hussain issued

KARACHI: Murder convict Shafqat Hussain is scheduled to be handed on May 6 after an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi issued his black warrants. Hussain was convicted of killing a seven-year-old boy after kidnapping in Karachi in 2004. The condemned ...

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Pakistan reiterates resolve to safeguard Saudi security

Pakistan reiterates resolve to safeguard Saudi security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif while reiterating a strong response from Pakistan on any aggression against Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity agreed on further expanding existing defense, security and intelligence cooperation. A statement issued Friday from the Foreign Office, following ...

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Imam-e-Kaaba leads Friday prayer in Lahore

Imam-e-Kaaba leads Friday prayer in Lahore

LAHORE: Sheikh Khalid Bin Ali al Ghamidi, the Grand Mufti of Ka’aba and Imam-e-Kaaba led Friday prayer at country’s largest mosque in Bahria Town, Lahore. Thousands of people attended the prayer amid tight security arrangements. Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti delivered ...

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MQM rioters clash with cops after PTI camp attack

MQM rioters clash with cops after PTI camp attack

KARACHI: The revelries of Muttahida Qumi Movement’s (MQM) victory-drunk supporters Thursday degenerated into rogueries as they stormed a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf election camp in Karimabad, burnt the party flags, banners, vandalized property, and laid a siege to a building trapping dozens ...

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PM Sharif meets Saudi king

PM Sharif meets Saudi king

RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and discussed the conflict of Yemen. According to reports, Saudi king hosted a lunch for Prime Minister Sharif as he led a high-powered delegation to the Kingdom ...

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Rangers arrest presiding officers, fake voter

Rangers arrest presiding officers, fake voter

KARACHI: Rangers arrested a presiding officer from a polling station in Gharibabad area of NA-246 constituency for allegedly allowing casting of fake vote on Thursday. The arrests of the presiding officer Syed Majid Ali and a bogus voter Rehan Ahmed ...

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PM, army chief leave for Saudi Arabia

PM, army chief leave for Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif left for Saudi Arabia Thursday on a daylong trip to discuss Yemen crisis with Saudi leadership. According to sources, the PM and military chief would take Saudi ...

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Alvi unhappy over poor arrangements in NA-246

Alvi unhappy over poor arrangements in NA-246

KARACHI: PTI leader Arif Alvi on Thursday complained of irregularities and poor arrangements in NA-246 by-election, saying several polling stations were shifted without notice this morning. Talking to media, he said he received several complaints about poor arrangements and alleged ...

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MQM urges ECP to extend voting time

MQM urges ECP to extend voting time

KARACHI: Senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Farooq Sattar, on Thursday termed voters’ turnout in NA-246 by-election as historic, but complained that voters were being harassed. The MQM leader, addressing a press conference, claimed that despite high turnout in ...

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Khan hopes for ‘better’ results in NA-246

Khan hopes for ‘better’ results in NA-246

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday expressed the hope for ‘better’ results in the by-election at NA-246 constituency in Karachi. Talking to media here, he said that his party workers are being harassed in Karachi but hoped for better ...

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