- Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia on September 19(18:34)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will visit Saudi Arabia on September 19, according to Pakistani media reports on Tuesday.
- Pak Hindu medical student found dead in college hostel (Lead)(17:52)
Larkana, Sep 17 (IANS) A Pakistani Hindu medical girl student was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) in Larkana, Sindh, media reports said on Tuesday. While the university authorities have expressed the suspicion that it could be a case of suicide, the student's family members have alleged foul play.
- Pak Minister slammed for foul tweet on Modi's b'day(14:54)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry on Tuesday posted a nasty tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday following which he was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati.
- Petition to remove Maryam as PML-N VP dismissed(14:08)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday dismissed a plea to remove PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz as a Vice President of the party and ruled that she was eligible to hold the position.
- IMF team in Pakistan to review programme progress(10:40)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) An eight-member InternaÂtional Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation has arrived in Pakistan to review the progress in its programme and hold formal talks with top government officials.
- Shehbaz Sharif meets Nawaz in jail(08:22)
Lahore, Sep 17 (IANS) Shehbaz Sharif, President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, met his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat jail here where the latter has been imprisoned since December 2018.
- Wear abaya, Peshawar school girls told; order later withdrawn(01:04)
Peshawar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear 'abaya' (full body covering veil) to protect them from any "unethical incident" from taking place at government schools throughout the province.
- Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances(21:58)
Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 (IANS) With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad's focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees.
- Pak student who sparked anti-Hindu violence denies blasphemy(20:22)
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the police in Pakistan's Sindh province cracked down on Islamist radicals who vandalised a Hindu temple and homes of the minority community over an alleged case of blasphemy, a student whose complaint triggered the massive violence has said the blasphemy complaint was cooked up to target the Hindu school principal.
- Netizens for arrest of anti-Hindu Pakistan riots mobster(19:12)
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Social media has erupted in anger and disgust over anti-Hindu riots in Ghotki town of Sindh province and netizens have demanded immediate arrest of Mian Mitthu, infamous for his role in abduction of girls belonging to Hindu and other minority communities and converting them to Islam in Pakistan.
- 'Pakistanis back Army to counter Indian aggression'(15:02)
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the whole nation of 220 million people stand behind the armed forces, who are fully prepared to counter "any aggression" by India.
- Pak may seek US intervention for FATF, IMF relief(12:04)
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan may seek US intervention for relief from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and International Monetary Funds (IMF) tough conditions, as both would be reviewing its position in light of the conditions set out by them, said a Cabinet member.
- Pak Ministries directed to submit report on IMF goals(08:32)
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has asked all the Ministries and divisions to submit a report about the implementation of targets set for the first review with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
- Campaign against dengue intensifies in Rawalpindi(08:22)
Rawalpindi, Sep 16 (IANS) The campaign against curbing the spread of dengue fever has intensified in Rawalpini after over 1,462 civilians in the Pakistani city were tested positive for the disease so far this year.