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Islamabad: After passing of over 24 hours, police have failed to find any clue of a kidnapping attempt by gunmen on a journalist in Islamabad. Taha Siddiqui, an Islamabad-based journalist working for an international media outlet, was allegedly intercepted and then thrashed by four gunmen near Koral ...
Sources said that Ambreen called her mother on Wednesday afternoon to tell that Zubair had subjected her to torture. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE. Islamabad: A man allegedly killed his wife by dousing crude oil over her and then setting her ablaze in Islamabad on Thursday. Ambreen Bibi, the victim, was ...

Despite warnings by Washington nothing has changed in Pakistan as Islamabad continues to provide full support to jihadi groups whose sole objective is to wage a terror war against the U S Israel and India. Recently, Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group, held a rally and ...
(Disclaimer: this is a work of fiction. Learn to take a joke; you'll live longer.) Lahore - Our elite Tabqa Correspondent: The Islamabad Club on Friday barred the entry of staffers (of both club and the members) to enter the thoughts and prayers of its members. "The decision was taken because we feel that a ...
Islamabad: Pakistan will not seek the resumption of suspended US military aid and feels "betrayed" by the recent critical statements of the American leadership against Islamabad's fight against terrorism, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of ...
Islamabad: The heart-wrenching incident of rape and brutal murder of a six-year-old Zainab in the Kasur district has shaken the very fabric of the society, triggering waves of protests and condemnations from across the country. Like the rest of the country, the civil society activists, students along with ...

Islamabad: The Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan navy concluded Wednesday at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. The Conference was chaired by Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. Command and Staff Conference is the apex decision making body of Pakistan Navy in ...
Islamabad: The capital Development Authority (CDA) and Metropolitan corporation have started preparations for planting over 600,000 saplings in the federal capital during the upcoming spring season. CDA Environment Directorate Executive Director, Sanaullah Aman on Wednesday told the media ...
Islamabad: The capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Tuesday postponed a meeting on the grant of time scale to teachers of Islamabad's government schools and colleges at the eleventh hour to the dismay of relevant officials and teachers. The meeting's postponement has ...
The permit says: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan presents its compliments to the embassy of Qatar in Islamabad and has the honour to state that the government of Pakistan has conveyed its recommendations to the authorities in the concerned province for allocation of following area to Sheikh ...
Islamabad: The open trails to select players for the International youth Girls Netball Series against Singapore will be held on January 13 and 14 at Pakistan sports Board (PSB) Coaching Center, Karachi. The International Youth Girls Netball Series against Singapore will be played from March 27 to 29 at ...
Islamabad: Washington's freeze on billions in military assistance to Pakistan will have limited impact, thanks to its friendship with China and diminishing importance of aid to the economy, observers say -- but there could be trouble if the US calls in its debts. Exasperated by what it considers Islamabad's ...
The Kabul government on Wednesday urged Islamabad not to politicize a humanitarian issue, in response to its one-month ultimatum for Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan. Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive of the National Unity Government (NUG), directed the relevant Afghan authorities to stay in ...
Islamabad: Top Pakistani civilian and military officials on Wednesday briefed foreign ambassadors and heads of resident missions in Islamabad on Pakistan's achievements and challenges in counter-terrorism efforts, and combating violent extremism. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Foreign Secretary ...
According to the complaint Taha Siddiqui who is the bureau chief of India based WION TV, was on his way to the Islamabad airport in an Uber when he was intercepted. "A car with four men holding pistols came and tried opening the door of the car. It was also accompanied by a four wheeler Toyota Vigo ...
Rawalpindi: Pakistan Tourism Development corporation (PTDC) finalized all arrangements on Tuesday to launch Islamabad City Tour Bus Service (ICTBS) which will be inaugurated on Wednesday by Punjab Governor Malik Mohammad Rafiq Rajwana. Rawalpindi Mayor, Sardar Nasim, Deputy Mayor ...
Pakistan's Foreign Office stated on Friday that Islamabad believed that bilateral cooperation in fighting terrorism has served U.S. national security interests as well as the larger interests of international community. "It has helped decimate al-Qaeda and fight other groups who took advantage of ungoverned ...

Islamabad: The social media account of a well-reputed inspector of Islamabad police, Rukhsar Mehdi, on Sunday was hacked by some unidentified hacker who later sent messages to dozens of his friends and asked to deposit money in his mobile account through easy paisa. Mr Rukhsar claimed that he ...
Washington: US President Donald Trump has asked Pakistan to "cease" being a safe haven for terrorists that threaten the US, the CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. The US has suspended about $2 billion in security aid to Pakistan for failing to clamp down on the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani ...
Islamabad: In what would reflect the growing trend of rural population's migration to urban areas, particularly to big cities, the federal and all the four provincial capitals are set to have an increased share of National Assembly seats following the delimitation exercise in accordance with the provisional ...
Lahore: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq has said that the US was not in a position to do any big activity against Pakistan, and Islamabad should not take Donald Trump's threats seriously. He was speaking at a reception by the Pakistan Rabita Council, London. A large number of city elite, including ...
"I am not sure what US aid has been talked here", Abbasi said in his office in Islamabad. "The aid in the last five years at least has been less than $10 million a year. It is a very, very insignificant amount. So when I read in the paper that aid at the level of $250 million or 500 or 900 has been cut, we at least ...
Islamabad - Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered to transfer a petition -- challenging the acquittal of murderers of Shahzeb Khan -- filed in the Supreme Court Karachi Registry to Principal Seat Islamabad and to fix the same for hearing. The petitioners, asserting to be the residents of the same city ...
Islamabad - Unidentified persons attacked personal security guard of former inspector-general of Islamabad police Banyamin Khan in broad daylight here in I-10, killing him on the spot, sources disclosed to The Nation on Saturday. Pls check his name's spelling. The deceased was identified as Muhammad ...
Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered the transfer of the appeal pertaining to the Shahzeb murder case to Islamabad. After the Sindh High Court declared null and void the sentences given to Shahrukh Jatoi and others, the sessions court subsequently granted bail to the ...
... Russia and Pakistan, the White House believes that Moscow does not have a great influence on Islamabad, a senior Trump Administration official has said. ... was responding to questions on the recent increase in relationship between Russia and Pakistan and how much influence it has over Islamabad.
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that the country will continue to have engagement, as far as possible, with the US because America is not only a global power but also has its presence in the region, and "for us its almost our neighbour." Delivering a lecture on 'Pakistan's ...
Islamabad: The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services Regulations and Coordination on Friday unanimously approved two bills - Restructuring of Health Services Academy Bill, 2017 and the Islamabad healthcare Regulation Bill, 2017. The committee met under chairmanship of ...
Islamabad: After continuously getting grilled by the Islamabad High Court (IHC), the capital Development Authority (CDA) has at last finalized the layout plan for the long-awaited National Bus Terminal (NBT) in Sector I-11 construction, on Friday. Experts claimed that Islamabad is one of the few capitals of ...
The hype ahead of the competition is already being observed as the participating teams have launched activities in the buildup to the tournament. Islamabad United, the winners of the inaugural edition of the PSL in 2016, is looking to regain the title once again in 2018. Return of West Indian cricketer Andre ...
Air Marshal retired Asghar Khan, the first native commander-in-chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), passed away at the age of 96 on Friday morning in Islamabad, a spokesperson of the PAF said in a statement. Khan, who became the youngest head of PAF at the age of 35, passed away after a long illness ...
Islamabad: At least 10 people, including three children, were injured when a house caught fire due to a gas leakage in the Loi Bhir area of Islamabad on Friday. Station House Officer (SHO) of Loi Bhir police station Mehboob Ahmed stated that the house, situated in PWD area of Loi Bhir, caught fire due ...
Wedding festivities: Fireworks display banned in Islamabad. By. GEO NEWS. Thursday Jan 04, 2018. The use of crackers, explosive devices and firearms along with fireworks display has been banned in Islamabad. Islamabad: The use of crackers, explosive devices and firearms along with fireworks display has been ...
The video has been released just a few days after the Pakistan Foreign Office released photos of Jadhav meeting his wife and mother in Islamabad. In the video, Jadhav appears to be saying that his mother and wife were happy to meet him. "She was satisfied with my health. I am okay here and they don't ...
In a scathing attack, Trump on Monday accused Pakistan of giving nothing to the US but "lies and deceit" in return for USD 33 billion aid and said Islamabad has provided "safe haven" to terrorists. Commenting on Trump's remarks, Sharif said the US had no right to taunt Pakistan for providing support in lieu ...
Islamabad: Live performance of renowned singer Ali Zafar enthralled participants of the National University of sciences & technology (NUST) alumni homecoming. His impeccable performance mesmerised the humongous crowd and got everyone on their feet. The colourful mood amidst a fascinating ...
Islamabad: Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz on Wednesday said that the Metropolitan corporation Islamabad (MCI) under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taking all out measures for the development of the capital. "citizens of Islamabad and the private sector should step up to play their ...
Islamabad: Islamabad police on Wednesday registered an FIR [First Information Report] against the display of a banner in a mosque requesting donations for the Jamaatud Dawa's (JuD) charity wing, the Falaah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF). The FIR against the display of the FIF banner at a mosque in ...
In today's hearing, two more witnesses were produced before the accountability judge Mohammad Bashir, by the prosecution. After the hearing, Sharif said the judiciary had favoured Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan by giving him a clean chit in a disqualification case against him.
Islamabad: Pakistan's military said on Wednesday that the US should realise that misunderstandings between Islamabad and Washington could ... He was speaking on the situation that emerged after President Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad that it was feeding nothing but lies and deceit to ...
Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 04 (ANI): A senior Pakistan Army official said on Wednesday that no amount of coercion could dictate Pakistan on how to conduct its policies and affairs. "No amount of coercion can dictate us how to continue. We wish to move forward through cooperative engagement but we will ...
Islamabad: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on the second day of 2018 has arrested one former and three incumbent land directorate officers of the capital Development Authority (CDA) on the charges of 'illegal double allotment,' which inflicted a loss of millions of rupees to the national exchequer ...
A fire erupted in the storeroom of the Ministry of Law and Justice building early Tuesday morning. Photo: Geo News screen grab. Islamabad: A fire erupted in the storeroom of the Ministry of Law and Justice building early Tuesday morning, reportedly destroying many important documents. According to ...
According to details, the former PM arrived at Benazir International airport, Islamabad, where he was received by the senator Pervez Rashid, Talal Chuadhary and Tariq Fazal. Nawaz Sharif will stay at Punjab House as he will appear before Accountability Court today in three references filed by the National ...
Islamabad: The Foreign Office of Pakistan has said that Islamabad supports the two-state solution, with East Jerusalem, the capital of the Palestinian State. Pakistan's unequivocal position was demonstrated in the rejection of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel, said a Foreign ...
Islamabad-Islamabad police arrested 4,450 alleged criminals and recovered valuables worth more than Rs400 million during the year 2017. A total of 234 criminal gangs were busted, 289 stolen vehicles and 122 motorbikes were recovered while 851 proclaimed offenders were also held , annual crime ...
After the successful projection at KB 17 Karachi, Situation 101 is now displayed in Islamabad at PNCA. 'Situation 101', a contemporary creative installation by Jamal Shah, remained centre of attraction with 101 sculptures in a very oddly humble situation and with a 25 feet high cage. The installation is a ...
Islamabad: For a second successive year, the elected representatives in the municipal corporations kept clutching at straws while the bureaucrats in the development authorities cared little to provide the needed leadership and sustainable development for the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Pakistan on Monday warned the United States against the malicious campaign that is being used to trivialise Islamabad's achievements in the war against terrorism. "The foreign office said allies do not put each other on notice," the government of Pakistan said in a statement. Pakistan's Minister of State for ...
According to the 2008 bilateral agreement, both New Delhi and Islamabad exchange a list of nationals held in jails twice a year, on January 1 and July 1. Pakistan released 68 Indian fishermen in October this year. The bilateral ties between the two nuclear neighbours have been in tension since the ...


 

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