Cornered Nawaz plays ‘victim card’ again, laments ouster of 1993 govt

LAHORE: On Saturday, the beleaguered former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif invoked the theme of injustice once more, bemoaning the dismissal of his 1993 administration and suggesting that, were it not for that political interruption, Pakistan might have been a leading power in Asia. “Had the development strategy we proposed back then been followed, our nation … Read more

Pakistani national injured in Kyrgyzstan’s mob riots out of danger, says envoy

As reported by the Pakistani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan, Hasan Zaigham, the Pakistani citizen hurt during the disturbances in Bishkek, Shahzaib, is now in stable condition. A video statement released on Saturday quoted Zaigham: “We give thanks, Shahzaib’s health is no longer at risk.” The disruptions, which started on May 13 due to a confrontation involving … Read more

Imran accused of selling 10 more valuable gifts

An investigative report has unearthed fresh allegations against the jailed ex-prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader, Imran Khan, concentrating on his alleged unauthorized retention and sale of 10 expensive gifts with a worth totaling millions of rupees. Imran Khan, alongside his spouse Bushra Bibi, is entangled in multiple legal disputes pertaining to the Toshakhana, … Read more

Drugs worth $34.2m recovered from Balochistan

KARACHI: On Saturday, the Pakistan Coast Guards announced the seizure of narcotics valued at $34.241 million during raids in the regions of Pasni and Uthal within Balochistan, as stated by ARY News. Revealing the details, two separate crackdowns by the coast guards resulted in a significant confiscation of narcotics in the aforementioned areas. A total … Read more

LHC links Punjab’s e-bike scheme to NOC from EPD

LAHORE: In a recent decision, the Lahore High Court mandated on Friday that the Punjab administration’s project to grant electric bikes to pupils will be conditional on approval from the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), necessitating an official No Objection Certificate (NOC). During a session focused on combating the smog challenge, Justice Shahid Karim of the … Read more

Omar Ayub responds to Khawaja Asif’s remarks about Ayub Khan

Demands for Gohar’s Call for Asif’s Assembly Session Suspension Over Harsh Remarks Opposition Leader Omar Ayub delivering a speech during a National Assembly session on May 14, 2024. —Screengrab/ YouTube/ PTV Parliament Omar Ayub takes issue with Khawaja Asif’s ‘non-parliamentary’ speech. Parliamentarian Barrister Gohar Khan rebukes defense minister’s comments. Calls for Asif’s suspension from the … Read more

I was threatened to back off in audio leaks case: Justice Sattar

An Islamabad High Court Judge, Justice Babar Sattar, has recently written to the Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court, Aamer Farooq, detailing supposed meddling in the legal processes, as covered by Express News. Justice Sattar detailed in his correspondence that a high-ranking figure within the security forces had exerted pressure on him to halt his … Read more

PTI’s Imran Khan to write to army chief Gen Asim Munir on country’s crises

NCA Confiscated £190 Million on Suspicion, Not for Laundering, Claims Former PM Army Chief General Asim Munir (left) in company with PTI leader Imran Khan. — AFP/ISPR/File Imran Khan warns Shehzad Akbar may be detained upon airport return. Says his encounters with Farah Gogi were limited to only three occasions. Details of the agreement with … Read more

Ahsan reviews preparations for PM’s upcoming China visit

ISLAMABAD: In an effort to finalize the itinerary for the Prime Minister’s forthcoming journey to China, Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives presided over a meeting on Monday that also scrutinized the advancements in the second phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Key planners, including the Planning Secretary and high-level … Read more

Politics is the art of the possible

During a media briefing on the 7th of May, DG ISPR addressed numerous topics, such as the current state of political affairs, rumors regarding negotiations between the military and PTI, the unfortunate events of the 9th of May, and the military’s stance on the accountability of individuals responsible for orchestrating and carrying out these actions. … Read more