Pakistan successfully test-fired air-to-air Hatf-VIII cruise missile, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. According to ISPR, the missile can strike a target at a distance of 350 kilometers. The missile…
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Tuesday introduced a bill in the National Assembly seeking de-weaponisation of the country. The bill, The De-weaponisation of Pakistan bill, 2011, was jointly moved by 23 parliamentarians of…
PESHAWAR – Germany-based nationalist political worker Hidayat Ullah Khan Bangash has stressed upon all leading political forces to build up a consensus on the ongoing violence and terrorism in the country if they sincerely want peace and stability.
“Violence and terrorism are not focused on a particular idea, group or community but they are against the entire country,” Mr Bangash remarked while addressing the Peshawar Press Club’s Guest Hour on Wednesday.
He said no one can
KARACHI – The citizens are facing severe hardships in getting weapon licences renewed within due dates as the Sindh government has shifted the authorisation process from the Pakistan Post to the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) without public notice. Reliable sources told Pakistan Today that previously Pakistan Post had the authority to renew the arms licences and paste postage stamps on the licences, but the provincial Home Department has suddenly shifted the process to NBP.
KARACHI – The Sindh government has refused to issue weapons licences to private schools in the metropolis. After the twin blasts at the Islamic University in Islamabad, the Sindh home secretary had agreed with management representatives of private schools that the institutions would be allowed to keep licensed arms for ensuring safety of students and staff and take strict security measures on their own.
However, the plan of the Sindh Home Department was recently dropped due to