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  • NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the opening of the general debate of 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly at UN Headquarters here yesterday.

‘In-house cleaning’ vital, but don’t embarrass Pakistan: Ch Nisar

In-house

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan lashed out at his own party’s prime minister yesterday, saying government officials should refrain from issuing statements that reinforce the enemy’s narrative and embarrass Pakistan in front of the international community. Nisar’s statement comes as a reaction to PM …

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Corruption rampant in Sindh: Imran

From Our Correspondent HYDERABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said yesterday that his party’s was not battling against individual but corruption and the biggest disease plaguing Sindh was Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari. He was addressing a rally here yesterday. Imran nowhere in the country was corruption …

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Maryam calls NAB proceedings a ‘farce’

Maryam-calls

NC Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Nawaz Sharif “should not be a part of political and personal victimisation in the garb of accountability” nor should he appear before accountability courts, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, said in a tweet yesterday. Maryam was responding to a tweet from journalist Iftikhar Ahmed, who asked: …

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NSC aware of all security threats to country: Ahsan

NSC-aware

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Speaking on the floor of the Senate yesterdy, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that there were no threats facing the country which were not in knowledge of the cabinet’s National Security Committee (NSC). Dispelling the impression that a four-member administrative forum existed where threats facing …

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Lt Gen Bukhari appointed Engr Corps Colonel Commandant

Lt-Gen-Bukhari

From Our Correspondent RISALPUR: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed Lieutenant (Lt) General Javed Mahmood Bukhari as the Colonel Commandant of Corps of Engineers yesterday.  In the ceremony held at the Engineers Centre in Risalpur, the COAS pinned the badges of rank.  Lt General Javed Mahmood …

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Dr Asim case: Court allows more time to PW

Dr-Asim-case

By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Accountability Court-IV yesterday during a hearing in the NAB reference No.13/2016 against Dr Asim Hussain and others granted more time to Prosecution Witness (PW) Mohammad Akram, the bank manager, to rectify his mistakes regarding submission of documents on court record and the hearing was adjourned …

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Tania murder case: Prime suspect held

From Our Correspondent SEHWAN: The law enforcing agencieshave apprehended yesterday key suspect Khan Nohani in Tania Khaskheli murder case from Balochistan while operation is underway to nab the other unidentified criminal. The detainee, who was taken into custody with the assistance of an influential person, has been shifted to some …

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