Khan telling lies even after performing Umrah: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Friday Chairman PTI Imran Khan has not stopped telling lies even after performing Umrah. Reacting to Khan’s press conference in Jeddah, Rashid advised Khan to concentrate on his ‘Ibadat’ as he (Khan) went to Saudi Arabia for Umrah. Rashid said that addressing a press conference in Saudi مزید پڑھیں

PTI won’t return to NA until judicial commission is formed: Khan

JEDDAH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said Friday that his party would not return to the National and provincial assemblies until transparent judicial commission is formed by the government to investigate alleged rigging in 2013 general elections. While speaking at a press conference here, Khan said that the PML-N government is ‘more corrupt’ than مزید پڑھیں

Nawaz, Shahbaz leave for Saudi to attend King’s funeral

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his brother Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif left Friday for Saudi Arabia to attend funeral prayers of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died last night. PM Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain have condoled the death of Saudi King whose funeral would be held in Riyadh later مزید پڑھیں

Memon questions democratic credentials of Rahim, Jatoi

KARACHI: Sharjeel Memon, Sindh Information Minister and PPP leader said Friday challenged the democratic credentials of both Arbab Ghulam Rahim and Liaquat Ali Jatoi, saying both of them came to power with the support of dictators. Reacting to criticism by Rahim and Jatoi on governance in Sindh, Memon said that worst incidents of violence occurred مزید پڑھیں

JI’s Million March today

RAWALPINDI: Arrangements have been completed for Million March being held in Islamabad on Jan 23 in honour of beloved Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) here on Friday. The people from all tehsils and towns would reach at Faizaabad after Juma prayer to express their love, affinity, said Ameer Jamaat-i-Islami Shams-ur-Rehman Swati in a press conference مزید پڑھیں

Saudi Crown Prince Salman becomes king: official statement

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and was replaced by Crown Prince Salman, the OPEC-kingpin’s royal court said in a statement. The late monarch’s half brother Moqren was named crown prince, according to the statement. King Abdullah, believed to be around 90 years old, was hospitalised in December suffering from pneumonia مزید پڑھیں

Memon says MQM’s criticism ‘beyond understanding’

KARACHI: Sharjeel Memon, PPP leader and Sindh Information Minister, said Wednesday MQM’s criticism on the Sindh government is beyond his understating. Talking to media here on Wednesday, Memon said that the MQM would raise serious objections if the Sindh government called out army to maintain law and order in Karachi. “MQM is part of the مزید پڑھیں

OGRA refuses to accept responsibility of petrol crisis

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has refused to accept responsibility of ongoing petrol crisis in Punjab province. According to the sources, a post of member oil in OGRA is vacant for the past six months which caused lack of quorum that eventually resulted in failing to make decisions. The sources said that interviews مزید پڑھیں

Suicide bomber blows himself up near Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A suicide bomber Tuesday blew himself up near Rawalpindi as bomb disposal squad was called in to inspect a passenger bus on information of bomb in Rawalpindi-bound vehicle. According to police, they stopped the passenger bus, coming from Peshawar, near Wah Garden and vacated the vehicle for searching. The police found a hand grenade مزید پڑھیں

PM suspends PSO Deputy MD over petrol crisis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday ordered suspension of Pakistan State Oil Pakistan (PSO) Deputy Managing Director (DMD) Finance Sohail Butt after an inquiry committee held him and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) responsible for prevailing petrol crisis. The committee submitted its preliminary report to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a meeting held to مزید پڑھیں