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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016


British PM looking forward to visiting Pakistan

British PM looking forward to visiting Pakistan

LONDON, 15 Nov, (DNA) :   British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she was looking forward to visiting Pakistan in the first half of 2017. The British Prime Minister expressed these views as she walked into a meeting of Minister for Interior Chaudhry NisarAli Khan with National Security Adviser (NSA) Sir MarkLyall Grant at 10 Downing Street London. Speaking to the Interior Minister Prime Minister May conveyed her good wishes to the Prime Minister and the people of Pakistan. The Interior Minister congratulated Ms May on the assumptionRead More

Gen Raheel visits North, South Waziristan today

COAS, General Raheel Sharif visited North and South Waziristan today

RAWALPINDI, 15 Nov, (DNA) :  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited North and South Waziristan today. He was briefed about the progress of stablization operations, return of TDPs and development works in FATA. Expressing his satisfaction on the progress of return of TDPs, COAS commended the efforts of everyone involved in ensuring their smooth and timely return with dignity and honour. He directed them to complete the return of remaining TDPs within stipulated time before close of the year 2016. As part of a comprehensive rehab andRead More

PTI not to take part in Parliament joint session

PTI won't attend joint-session of parliament on Nov 17

ISLAMABAD, NOV 15, (DNA): Imran Khan on Tuesday announced PTI will not take part in the joint session of parliamnet in which the Turkish president will make a speech. Imran Khan said they had huge respect for Turkey but under the current circumstances it will not be possible for them to attend the session. YESTERDAY THE Turkish Ambassador had advised the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to review its decision of boycott of joint session of the parliament that would be addressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on November 17, said ShahRead More

Exclusive: Documents confirm Maryam, Hussain deal

The five-member larger bench chaired by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali expressed its disappointment over failure of the premier’s sons to comply with court orders to submit evidence within stipulated time. The bench observed that there are discrepancies between PM’s documents and his public statement regarding his Jeddah steel mill, Gulf Steel Mill and London flats; however, Akram Chadhry contended that not even a single penny was shifted abroad from the country. The bench observed that PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s petition has been admitted for hearing as a test case. The CJP observed that it’s not Supreme Court’s job to investigate corruption. “If we started accountability since 1945, this matter can never be resolved,” a judge said in his remarks. The court in its order said the copies of the documents should be exchanged with the parties for examination and review.

ISLAMABAD: The documents provided to the Supreme Court by Sharif Family regarding ownership of offshore companies confirmed that Hussain Nawaz is the ‘owner’ of the Trust holding these companies. On the last hearing, the court had directed the petitioners and respondents to file documents related to properties and off-shore companies revealed in the Panama Papers Leaks by November 15. The documents submitted by the PM’s children confirmed the agreement between Maryam Safdar and Hussain Nawaz regarding the Trust owning Nielsen Enterprises Limited, Comber Group Inc. and Nescoll Limited. Under theRead More

Gen. Raheel to visit Waziristan today: ISPR

Gen. Raheel to visit Waziristan today: ISPR

WAZIRISTAN, NOV 15, (DNA):  Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif will pay a visit to South and North Waziristan on Tuesday to spend an entire day there, according to the ISPR. Army chief General Raheel Sharif will head over today to South and North Waziristan to spend his entire day. The invitation to General Raheel Sharif was extended by the local tribes of the area. According to a tweet by General Asim Bajwa, Director General of the ISPR, significant development projects will be inaugurated during the army chief’s visit.Read More

No increase in gas prices, govt to advise Ogra

No increase in gas prices, govt to advise Ogra

ISLAMABAD, NOV 15, (DNA):  The government has decided not to increase the gas prices for all categories of domestic consumers in current financial year 2016-17, after the letter received from Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) seeking the written advice of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on the matter. “We will not increase the gas price as announced by Prime Minister Nawaza Sharif and are in the process to carve out the formula under which the gas price will not be increased and the revenue requirement of gasRead More