Every missing person will come back to family, AG assures IHC

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued written verdict on missing person observing that “every missing person will definitely come back to his family.” Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani issued the four-page written verdict making the undertaking of the attorney general part of the veridct. The attorney general gave an undertaking to the court on […]

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PEMRA’s notification on court reporting ban challenged in SHC

 Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (PEMRA) notification on court proceedings reporting ban has also been challenged in Sindh High Court (SHC). The court has approved the petition for immediate hearing. A two-member bench headed by SHC chief justice will hear the case today. The petition was filed by Ameen Anwar, Shoukat Korai and others making […]

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Rana Mashhood, Saad Rafique call on PM Shehbaz in Lahore

Khawaja Saad Rafique, former federal minister, on Monday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif. During the meeting the overall political and economic situation of the country was discussed, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release. Separately, Chairman Prime Minister Youth Programme Rana Mashhood Ahmed also called on the prime minister. 

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US envoy Blome discusses ‘economic future’ with Aurangzeb

United States Ambassador Donald Blome said on Monday that the Washington “is a strong partner for Pakistan’s economic future.” According to a US Mission in Islamabad press release, Ambassador Blome met Pakistan Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb here “to discuss key aspects of the US-Pakistan trade, investment, and economic relationship. The Ambassador highlighted ongoing US support […]

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Pakistan bids farewell to iconic Talat Hussain

Talat Hussain, a celebrated actor and director who carved out his niche in Pakistan’s drama industry, was laid to rest in Defence Phase 8 graveyard on Sunday night.  A number of people including friends and showbiz personalities turned up to bid farewell to the Pakistan Television’s star of yesteryears. The news of his death was […]

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Shibli Faraz slams ruling PML-N for CDA raid on PTI central office

Senator Shibli Faraz of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) came down hard on the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday, stating that a wave of fascism had swept the country due to the incumbent government’s undemocratic tactics.  During a Senate session chaired by Deputy Chairman Syedaal Khan Nasar, the PTI leader spoke about the recent […]

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ECC approves compensation for five Chinese, one Pakistani Shangla victims

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday approved $2.58 million for the families of Chinese workers killed in the Shangla attack earlier this year and Rs88 billion in other supplementary grants for various ministries.  The ECC, which met with Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb in the chair, approved compensation package for the families […]

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CM Maryam inaugurates the largest interchange of Punjab, Multan Road Interchange

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has inaugurated the largest interchange of Punjab, Multan Road Interchange today. Maryam Nawaz has also inaugurated the Ring Road Southern Loop (SL) 3. On the direction of CM Maryam Nawaz, the toll tax on SL 3 has been waived off for one month, citizen can travel for free. Punjab CM […]

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IHC puts PEMRA on notice for restricting telecast of court proceedings

The Islamabad High Court issued a notice to the PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) on Friday, restraining it from taking disciplinary action against television channels for broadcasting court proceedings. IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq presided over the hearing on the petition jointly filed by the Press Association of Supreme Court (PAS) and the Islamabad […]

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PMD issues precautions amid heatwave

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Monday forecast increased day temperatures from May 21 -27, advising the citizens to adopt precautionary measures to protect them from severe heat wave conditions. The PMD revealed that the day temperatures were likely to remain 4 to 6 Celsius degree above normal in Islamabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan from May […]

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