ISLAMABAD: District and Session Court in Pakistan’s federal capital has ordered the authorities to register a first information report (FIR) against Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Investment Sardar Tanveer Ilyas for sending ‘sexually explicit videos’ to a man through WhatsApp. Sardar Tanveer Ilyas, the owner of Islamabad’s popularRead More →

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has directed the local administration of Karachi to stop the demolition of Hindu’s Dharam Shala, located in Karachi, and the process of leasing out to raise a new building. The top court also directed the government to issue a grant of further Rs.14.994 million to theRead More →

Peshawar: To improve public health services, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency rehabilitated and enhanced 11 Basic Health Units and Rural Health Centres in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Strategic investments have been made in the largest refugee-hosting districts under the Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas (RAHA) programme. In Kohat district, this project worthRead More →

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), the country’s apex body of lawyers, will observe a nationwide strike today in protest of the brutal murder of Quetta’s senior advocate Malik Azmat Ullah Kasi, and registration of FIRs against member Sindh Bar Council Sajjad Ahmad Chandio and Sindh High Court’s senior advocate AyazRead More →

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has allowed the US to use its airspace and ground to facilitate its military presence in Afghanistan, according to Pentagon. Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Affairs David F. Helvey last week told the US Senate Committee for Armed Services that the US would continue dialogue with PakistanRead More →

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Chairman of upper house Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday endorsed the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government stance to hold Senate Elections through open ballot without a constitutional amendment. “Most importantly, the Election Commission of Pakistan is constitutionally charged with the responsibility of holding elections honestly, justly, fairly, and under theRead More →