Bilawal to launch PPP’s election campaign from Lyari tomorrow

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will on Sunday launch the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s election campaign from Lyari. He will visit different places in the Lyari constituency, NA-246, from where he is contesting election. A statement issued by the PPP Media Cell said Bilawal would start campaigning in the rest of […]

Thousands of Palestinians attend funeral of 11-year-old boy

GAZA CITY: Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of the 11-year-old son of a Hamas military commander killed by Israeli fire in the southern Gaza Strip, with mourners demanding revenge. Yasser Abu al-Naja, whose father is a member of Hamas’s military wing, was shot in the head on Friday in border clashes near […]

Tax amnesty scheme to be extended until Sept 30 | Business

Today, June 30, was supposed to be the last day for availing the scheme/ file photo ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to extend the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) tax amnesty scheme until September 30, 2018. According to sources, the federal government decided to extend the scheme to a period of two months and […]

Indian fan dies in car crash in Russia near World Cup city Sochi, Interfax says

MOSCOW: An Indian soccer fan, in Russia for the World Cup, died in a car crash on Saturday on a road near the tournament host city Sochi, Interfax news agency cited sources as saying. The incident, the first reported death of a World Cup visitor to Russia, was blamed by police on the driver, although […]

Will KP live up to its reputation or change history?

2018 general elections can prove a litmus test of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s popularity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), a province it rule for five years, a province which has a strange history when it comes to elections. PTI leaders claim they have focused on law and order, police, health and education reforms in contrast to the rival […]

Pakistan decries selective observance of international obligations

NEW YORK: At the United Nations, Pakistan has decried double standards in implementation of international obligations to protect civilians and prevent crimes against humanity. This ‘selectivity’ has meant that egregious crimes, including killings and mass blinding claim innocent victims in Indian-occupied Kashmir, are commuted in full view of the international community, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the […]

Nawaz, Zardari took dollar to Rs125 over past 10 years, says Imran | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Saturday accused Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari of increasing the value of one dollar to Rs125 from Rs60 over the past 10 years. The PTI chief Khan said so while addressing workers at Jinnah Convention Centre as part of his election campaign in National Assembly constituency NA-53 […]

France beat Messi´s Argentina 4-3 to reach World Cup quarter-finals | Sports

KAZAN: Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France finally found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi´s Argentina 4-3 and move into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday. Billed as Messi´s chance to reignite stuttering Argentina´s hopes, the thrilling last 16 clash in Kazan instead saw 19-year-old Paris […]

Trump says Saudi king agreed to raise oil production up to 2 mln barrels | World

US President Donald Trump/ file photo WASHINGTON/RIYADH: US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman had agreed to his request to increase oil production “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” to offset a decline in supplies from Iran and Venezuela. Trump tweeted: “Just spoke to King Salman of Saudi […]

ECP publishes final list of polling stations

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday shared on its website the list of polling stations for the general elections 2018. Voters can now check their respective polling station by visiting here. The list contains the names, addresses and marking of booths for National and provincial assemblies. Meanwhile, the ECP has also categorized the polling […]