Ex-CJ files defamation lawsuit against Imran

ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary has file a defamation lawsuit worth Rs 20 billion against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan . According to sources, a legal team of the ex-CJ prepared a draft of lawsuit, which was filed in a court of district and session judge in Islamabad. Advocate Taufiq مزید پڑھیں

Sharif govt worse than Zardari rule, claims Imran

ISLAMABAD: As petrol crisis continued on the ninth consecutive day in Punjab, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday declared PML-N government ‘worse’ than the previous five-year rule of PPP. “Nawaz Sharif’s government turned out to be more incompetent than Zardari’s government,” Imran said while talking to media at Bani Gala before his departure to مزید پڑھیں

Int’l community should help Pakistan fight terrorism: DG ISPR

WASHINGTON: Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, Pakistan Army spokesman, has said that the country’s stance on terrorism is very clear and the entire nation is united for the elimination of the menace. In an interview with CNN, the Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that military offensive against the militants is underway مزید پڑھیں

Chehlum of Peshawar martyrs being observed

PESHAWAR: The Chehlum of Peshawar attack martyrs is being observed today while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a public holiday in the province to mark the occasion. All government’s offices and educational institutions will remain closed in the province today. Talking to media on Monday, the KPK Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani said the Chehlum of the مزید پڑھیں

PM, ministers responsible for fuel crisis: Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri said Monday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar are responsible for current fuel crisis. Qadri also said that the finance minister must resign as he is responsible of putting the people in trouble. “Rulers have done to مزید پڑھیں

Corps Commander Peshawar visits Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: Lieutenant General Hidayat-ur-Rehman, Corps Commander Peshawar, visited Afghanistan and met his counterparts in the neighboring country. According to ISPR press release, representatives of Afghan Border Police and ISAF were also present during the meeting. Matters related to border security came under discussion. During the meeting ways and means were also discussed to further enhance مزید پڑھیں

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 PSO as of now,” he said while addressing a press conference ahead of a crucial مزید پڑھیں

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,” he said while addressing the Balochistan Development Forum meeting here. PM Sharif assured that the مزید پڑھیں

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 massive rigging was carried out in NA-124 constituency in May 11, 2013 general elections. He مزید پڑھیں

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 to hold local government elections and that delay in this regard is due to Election مزید پڑھیں