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Pak varsity to observe Sisters’ Day on Valentine’s Day to keep up ‘Islamic traditions’

Female students can be gifted scarves and Abayahs (clothes) as decided by VC of University of Agriculture in Faisalabad and others.

14 Jan 2019 1:45 PM

Pakistan to elect new President, PTI's candidate expected to win

Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.

04 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

In Pakistan President election, it's PM's pick vs Opposition's chosen 2

PPP's Aitzaz Ahsan and JUI-F's Maulana Fazlur Rehman emerged as the two candidates who will challenge PTI's Dr Arif Alvi.

27 Aug 2018 2:52 PM

PPP, PML-N likely to field joint presidential candidate

In this regard, an all-party conference chaired by PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is scheduled to take place in Murree on August 25.

22 Aug 2018 3:55 PM

16-member Pak Cabinet sworn in, first meet held

In first phase, names of 15 ministers were announced. Later, PM Khan also added Khusro Bakhtiar as minister of water resources.

21 Aug 2018 5:15 AM


Imran Khan nominates Arif Alvi for President

The Election Commission had already announced the election schedule for next President for September 4.

19 Aug 2018 5:58 AM

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4: Election Commission

The candidates can file nominations by August 27 and the final list of contesting candidates will be issued on August 30.

16 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

First session of Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament begins

Pakistan's newly elected parliament has met for the first time since last month's general elections.

13 Aug 2018 3:30 PM

Newly-elected Pak parliament to meet for first time tomorrow

President Mamnoon Hussain has already summoned the maiden session of National Assembly, the lower house, at 10 am in parliament house.

12 Aug 2018 5:03 PM

Former CJ Mulk takes oath as Pak caretaker PM

Mulk’s name was announced at a joint presser by PM Abbasi and Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah on May 28.

02 Jun 2018 4:55 AM


Pakistan to hold general election on July 25

The Election Commission of Pakistan is likely to announce the election schedule within two or three days.

28 May 2018 5:43 AM

Pak general polls on July 25; 2nd democratic power transfer in country

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court last July on corruption charges and later barred from politics.

27 May 2018 10:49 AM

Hafiz Saeed files petition to challenge ban on social welfare activities

Saeed said the FIF owns 369 ambulances, helped 72,000 persons to charity hospitals and treated 600,000 patients only in 2017.

16 Mar 2018 8:53 AM

Pak will ban UN-listed JuD: Interior minister

Authorities have begun seizing control of offices and financial assets of the charities — JuD and FIF, an official said.

27 Feb 2018 7:16 AM

‘Terror tag’ threat puts Islamabad under siege

As a major victim of cross-border terrorism and the accompanying scourge of terror financing, India is a member state of the Paris-based secretariat.

20 Feb 2018 2:51 AM


Pakistan finally declares Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

Officials said the new ordinance meant that all those individuals and entities listed by the United Nations also stand banned under Pakistani laws.

14 Feb 2018 1:48 AM

Pak declares Hafiz Saeed as terrorist, signs ordinance to rein banned outfits

The sources in the National Counter Terrorism Authority confirmed the new move, saying the ministries are working together on the matter.

13 Feb 2018 11:36 AM

India can start ‘misadventure’, but right to respond is ours: Pak defence min

Pakistan is committed to the 2003 ceasefire agreement with India but that should not be interpreted as weakness to respond in case of a war.

06 Feb 2018 2:00 PM

India has much to hide, peace elusive till Kashmir issue resolved, says Pak

Pakistan called upon the international community to urge India to 'respect the Human Rights Charter.'

05 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

Twitter account of India's UN envoy hacked, Pak flag posted

The pictures were posted during the wee hours of Sunday, and the 'blue tick' that marks a verified account also disappeared at the time.

14 Jan 2018 12:06 PM