Afghan Taliban take at least 100 people hostage: officials

The Afghan Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses on Monday on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including...

IHC reserves verdict on Sharif family's appeals challenging Avenfield verdict

The Islamabad High Court reserved on Monday its verdict on the appeals filed by the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz...

Islam preaches respectful behavior, good character: Hajj sermon

The Hajj sermon delivered at Mount Arafat on Monday emphasised respectful behaviour and good character as the most important lessons of Islam. More than two...

Li desires to work with Imran to further strengthen bilateral ties

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has expressed desire to work closely with Prime Minister Imran Khan to further strengthen Pakistan-China relations. He was talking to...

Court to announce joint verdict in remaining corruption references against Nawaz

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday ordered to announce a joint verdict in the two remaining corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz...

Need to change direction of foreign policy: FM Qureshi

Newly-appointed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said there is a need to alter the 'direction' of Pakistan's foreign policy. "We need to change...

Mike Pompeo to visit Pakistan in September, meet PM Imran

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit Pakistan early next month to meet with the newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan,...

CJCSC Gen Zubair Hayat felicitates Imran Khan on assuming PM office

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday. During the meeting held at PM...

Another case of Congo virus reported in Karachi

Yet another case of Congo virus has surfaced in the city, taking the reported count of affected patients to nine this year. According to reports,...

PM Imran moves to military secretary’s residence

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday moved to the military secretary’s residence where he will be residing during his tenure, sources told media. Last night...

Indian troops martyr two more youth in Baramulla

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more youth in Baramulla district. The youth were killed during a...

PM Imran chairs first meeting of federal cabinet

The first meeting of the new federal cabinet commenced in Islamabad on Monday, following the swearing-in ceremony of its members. Prime Minister Imran Khan is...

By Polls: ECP Accepts Overseas Pakistanis’ Right To Vote

Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday allowed overseas Pakistanis to vote in the upcoming by polls, which will be held on October 14 across...

Hussain Lawai's bail plea rejected in money-laundering case

A banking court in Karachi on Monday rejected bail pleas of former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai and Taha Raza in a money...

Lahore law student gets distinction from London University

A bright law student from Lahore has become the highest-scoring international student of a London university by taking lead amongst 50,000 students from 180...

Musharraf will appear before court if provided president level security: lawyer

A special court in Islamabad on Monday summoned interior secretary on August 29 for explanation after former president Pervez Musharraf failed to appear despite...

Police officers involved in different crimes promoted

More than 20 police officers and employees have been promoted to their next ranks, despite the fact that they have been involved in different...

ECP allows overseas Pakistanis to exercise voting right in by-elections

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to allow overseas Pakistanis to exercise their right of casting vote in up-coming by-elections. The decision was made...