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  • ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Commodore Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Almalki called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr here yesterday.

  • HYDERABAD: Chairman Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto addressing to the participants of Shaheed Benazi Bhutto Cardiac Care Hospital’s inauguration ceremony, held in Tando Muhammad Khan yesterday.

Shehbaz takes a U-turn, greets law minister this time


KHATM-E-NABUWWAT DECLARATION ISSUE  From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Taking a U-turn from his earlier demand, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has thanked Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid for his prompt action on the restoration of Khatm-e-Nabuwwat’s oath in its original form. The law minister called on Shehbaz Sharif yesterday and discussed …

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FC foils major terror attempt in Balochistan

From Our Correspondent QUETTA: A “major terrorist activity” was averted in Balochistan after FC personnel conducted intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in Grandani, Kohlu, Ghazi Nullah and Uch Naseerabad and recovered large quantities of arms, ammunition and explosives, the army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations, said in a press release on Saturday. …

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PTI to move court against Ahsan for possessing Iqama

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: After taking Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to court for possessing an Iqama (a UAE work permit), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to file a petition against Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal too for the same reason. PTI leader Babar Awan visited Narowal and met his party’s Abrarul …

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Punjab CM opens 100-bed hospital in Manawan

From Our Correspondent LAHORE – Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the 100-bed Government Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Manawan yesterday. Later, he went to various wards, checked quality of medical facilities for patients and inquired after patients. He inspected emergency wards for children and adults and talked to patients and their …

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Misleading advertising is white collar crime: PFA

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority Director General Noorul Amin Mengal has used the term white collar crime for companies selling products by disseminating misleading information and using glossy language on their packaging and advertisement campaigns. He said most of the food-related promotion ads are broadcast on the most …

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Speeding seals the fate of 15 in Mastung

From Our Correspondent QUETTA: At least 15 people, including three security personnel, were killed and 29 others injured in a collision between a passenger wagon and a bus on the Quetta-Sibi National Highway yesterday. The severity of the collision was such that the wagon was crushed completely and six people, …

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Govt should leave efforts to befriend India: Siraj

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq has urged the government to extend complete support to the liberation struggle of Kashmiris in accordance with the sentiments of the nation and give up all efforts to befriend India. Addressing the Azad Kashmir JI Shoora here yesterday, Sirajul Haq said …

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Crucial witness against Ishaq Dar axed from service


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: In an interesting development, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was informed by the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) that one of the key prosecution witnesses in a graft reference against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has been removed from service. This came to fore after NAB …

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MNAs back anti-breast cancer drive


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: As October is the breast cancer awareness month; every possible activity will be carried out by Pink Ribbon to spread awareness about the disease. Fortunately this year Pakistan’s most iconic institute; National Assembly of Pakistan is partnering with Pink Ribbon to break the taboos associated with …

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