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Sindh, Balochistan fishermen cautioned over cyclone

Sindh, Balochistan fishermen cautioned over cyclone

ISLAMABAD: Cyclone Warning Centre of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has warned the fishermen of Sindh and Balochistan not to venture in open sea due to chances of tropical cyclone. The met office has advised the fishermen of Sindh not to ...

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Legislative Assembly elections underway in Gilgit-Baltistan

Legislative Assembly elections underway in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: Polling is in progress at Gilgit-Baltistan to elect new representatives of the region’s Legislative Assembly, The GB government has declared public holidays for today and tomorrow on the occasion of the polls. The polling in all seven districts began at 8am ...

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By-polls underway in Mandi Bahauddin

By-polls underway in Mandi Bahauddin

ISLAMABAD: By-polls got underway on Monday for National Assembly constituency, NA-108, Mandi Bahauddin-I. The elections are being held on the seat vacated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry who was disqualified by Supreme Court in fake degree case. All major ...

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PML-N’s budge to benefit a tiny rich class: Imran

PML-N’s budge to benefit a tiny rich class: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that government should have announced a 15 percent pay raise in the federal budget 2015-16. Addressing a post-budget press conference on Saturday, Khan said that there should be at least 15 ...

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Dar clarifies ‘misreporting’ in post-budget presser

Dar clarifies ‘misreporting’ in post-budget presser

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Saturday clarified that the government has imposed no new tax on basic commodities. Addressing the post-budget press conference in Islamabad this afternoon, he said that government has not increased prices of ghee, sugar, milk, pulses, ...

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Hurriyat leaders say Pakistan flag in Kashmir to keep waving

Hurriyat leaders say Pakistan flag in Kashmir to keep waving

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat leaders on Saturday once again waved Pakistani flag in Indian-occupied Kashmir conveying a strong message to the Indian leadership. Syed Ali Gillani, a Hurriyat leader, arrived at a government office to collect his confiscated passport where his supporters ...

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Police arrest Indian national from Lahore

Police arrest Indian national from Lahore

LAHORE: Police arrested an Indian national from Ghalib market in Lahore on Saturday and recovered a fake identity card. According to Superintendent Police (SP) of Model Town Area, police arrested a man who is an Indian national living in Pakistan ...

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Pakistan increases defence budget by 11%

Pakistan increases defence budget by 11%

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan announced an 11 percent increase in its military budget on Friday as it continues to fight an insurgency in its embattled northwest. Finance minister Ishaq Dar told parliament in his annual budget address that the country would take ...

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Khursheed Shah deplores ‘pro-rich’ federal budget

Khursheed Shah deplores ‘pro-rich’ federal budget

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Friday expressed his dismay over the federal budget 2015-16, terming it pro-rich. Reacting to the budget speech given by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Shah said that the budget ...

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Complete Budget 2015-16

Complete Budget 2015-16

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the Federal Budget 2015-16 in the National Assembly on Friday, eying an ambitious economic growth target of 5.5 percent. Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the federal budget with a size of Rs4.272 trillion for ...

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