Court dismisses plea seeking NBP ex-president’s acquittal

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking the acquittal of co-accused former National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) president Saeed Ahmed in an illegal assets reference filed against former finance

ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for


Divorced from reality

Indian media is incessantly adamant on tarnishing Pakistan’s image by any means whatsoever Name an Indian media house that is not spitting venom against Pakistan on the basis of mere accusations. NDTV,


Saudi investments

A positive dimension in relations The  Pak-Saudi summit has  given a new dimension to relations between the two countries. For the Saudi royalty  military ties with Pakistan had so far constituted  the


MCB reports Rs21.36bn profit after tax

MCB reports Rs21.36bn profit after tax

LAHORE: The Board of Directors of MCB Bank Limited met under the Chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha on Wednesday to review the performance of the bank and approve the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. Unconsolidated profit before...


Muslim man killed in Indiana Islamophobic attack: witnesses

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organisation has called on federal law enforcement authorities to bring charges against the man who allegedly shot to


Maldives arrests former president Yameen for money laundering

MALÉ: Maldivian authorities Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges, officials said. The arrest came after a court began a preliminary hearing into allegations that Yameen



Govt not to limit resources to specific cities: Buzdar

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday said that every nook and corner of “Naya Pakistan” would witness development and progress contrary to the past when resources were limited to specific


New report sought in Chakra Goth incident

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of Chakra Goth incident accused and asked the trial court to proceed on daily basis. The accused was arrested in connection


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