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Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday categorically said the government had not asked the army to mediate in talks with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).
“Neither the army chief nor the army ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah said on Friday all the political parties will ensure the supremacy of the Constitution and parliament and a strong and strengthened democracy.
He ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday vowed that with such high quality, professional and skilled troops, all terrorists would be rooted out from their hideouts even from the most treacherous and far-off ...
 
 
Mayed Ali
LAHORE: The army has conveyed a ‘loud and clear’ message to the government that it would not resort to the extreme measure of shooting down the fellow countrymen in ‘any circumstances’ for it is a national army with the task assigned to defend the ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said separately on Friday that following the clarification by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) that the government had ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Dissident MNAs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have decided to sue Imran Khan if they are expelled from the party for refusing to resign from the National Assembly.
Talking to The News, a representative of the PTI ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that the government had not made the army chief a guarantor or a mediator but had allowed him to facilitate the talks; however, those who used the army for their political gains ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, on Friday clarified in his tweet that the government had asked the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to play a role as a ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain, has demanded the formation of a national government, saying if there is not a constitutional way out, then an unconstitutional way may be adopted for the resolution of the current ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Friday unanimously passed a resolution to observe a strike on Monday (September 1) to condemn the allegations of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan that Bar president ...
 
 
Azam Ali
KARACHI: Reacting to the Imran Khan’s allegation that the government had distributed Rs250 million among journalists and lawyers, the lawyers community suggested to the PTI chief that he should change his name to ‘Ilzaam Khan’.
The leader of the ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: The statement of PTI chief Imran Khan that rulers in all the Western democracies relinquish charge as soon as allegations are levelled againstthem speaks volumes of his lack of knowledge about the global history because there have been ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused Pakistan of having made a ‘spectacle’ of his country’s efforts to pursue warmer relations following the recent cancellation of bilateral talks.
Modi made the charge as he broke his ...
 
 

ANKARA: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday resolved that Pakistan was keen to create a new chapter of special ties with Kosovo with tangible cooperation in economic and commercial fields.
President Mamnoon, who is currently visiting Turkey, met ...
 
 
Asim Yasin & Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The government talks with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) resumed on Friday after the army was asked to play the role of facilitator but seemingly made no headway as no one budged on their stance. The ...
 
 
our correspondents
LAHORE/MULTAN: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq on Friday said the involvement of armed forces in political affairs was not a good precedent and it did not add to the prestige of the country and the nation in eyes of the world.
Delivering ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
Islamabad: The residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad who have been facing financial and routine life hardships round-the-clock for around 15 days have appealed to all political forces to settle the ongoing crises. It is not only the ...
 
 

QUETTA: Gunmen opened fire on worshippers at a shrine in Awaran, killing at least six people and wounding seven others, officials said on Friday.The attack came at a shrine of the Zikri community in the Awaran district, around 650 kilometres ...
 
 
Salman Aslam & Asim Hussain
LAHORE: The police investigation into the case registered on a report by the Minhajul Quran International (MQI) director administration against 21 people, including prime minister, Punjab chief minister, former law minister Rana Sanaullah, ...