China, Afghanistan, Pakistan agree to promote trilateral ties under BRI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, Afghanistan and China have reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening their relations, deepening cooperation and advancing connectivity under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) and other regional economic initiatives. A joint declaration issued after the trilateral dialogue between the three countries in Kabul on Saturday read, […]

Pakistan lodges protest with Iran over attack on FC convoy

KARACHI: Six Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom last night when around 30 terrorists ambushed an Frontier Corps convoy on patrolling duty along the Pakistan-Iran border. According to a statement issued by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal, fourteen other soldiers were also injured in the cowardly terrorist attack. He said four terrorists were killed in exchange […]

CNG stations reopen after six days in Karachi

KARACHI: After the closure of six days, compressed natural gas (CNG) stations reopened across Karachi as the gas supply resumed to the CNG sector at 8 pm on Saturday, ARY News reported.     Talking to journalists at a CNG station in Karachi, where he arrived to observe the availability of gas, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail […]

Asif Zardari knows what’s going to happen to him now: Sheikh Rasheed

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday said former president Asif Zardari was very well cognizant of the fact that what was going to happen to him that was why he had resorted to public gatherings, but masses will not take to streets for him now, ARY News reported. “Once case of the […]

Aleem Khan hints at ‘major surgery’ in Punjab’s bureaucracy

LAHORE: Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan on Saturday hinted at a ‘major surgery’ in the provincial bureaucracy to ensure long term betterment and said that basic changes will be brought in the structure. Presiding over a high-level meeting of advisory council on governance in Punjab, Abdul Aleem Khan said that capable officers will be […]

French tourists choosing Pakistan destination for cultural tourism

ISLAMABAD: More and more French and European tourists are choosing Pakistan as a preferred destination for tourism. This was stated by the representatives of the top tour operators of France who met the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque in Paris on Friday at a debriefing session after their recent 2-week visit to […]

Special federal cabinet meeting reviews performance of ten ministries

Web Desk On Dec 15, 2018 Last updated Dec 15, 2018 ISLAMABAD: A special federal cabinet meeting on Saturday reviewed performance of 10 ministries during the last one hundred days and the future plans. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the second special federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad. The meeting was briefed on the measures taken […]

Zardari should focus on his last 100 days in politics: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday suggested Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari to focus on his last 100 days in politics instead of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) initial 100-day performance. Reacting to Asif Ali Zardari’s speech in Hyderabad, Fawad Chaudhry said that the nation knew very well about the corruption of former […]

Sindh Rangers appoints eight hockey players from Karachi

KARACHI: In an unprecedented move, Director General Sindh Rangers Mohammad Saeed has awarded eight Karachi-based best players of Pakistan hockey team employment in Sindh Rangers, ARY News reported. A three-member selection committee comprising former Olympian Samiullah, Hanif Khan and Secretary General Karachi Hockey Association Hyder Hussain picked the players.  Appreciating the historic step, Hyder […]

APS survivor speaks to ARY News

Web Desk On Dec 15, 2018 Last updated Dec 15, 2018 “I lost my brother Haris Nawaz and saw my friends and teacher die before me, the emotional trauma was too hard to heal,” reminisces Ahmed Nawaz, a survivor of the 2014 attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School. Ahmed Nawaz himself got severely injured in […]