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What forced govt to sign agreement with Faizabad protesters, asks Rabbani

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Monday admonished Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry and asked that "the house wants to know what...

Govt asked to satisfy court on ‘role of armed forces as an arbitrator’ in...

The Islamabad High Court on Monday lashed out at the government as well as the Army for the role assigned to the military "as...

Saudi-led coalition to assist member countries in counter-terrorism operations: Gen Raheel

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday opened the first high-level meeting of a kingdom-led coalition of Muslim nations against terrorism in Riyadh. The inaugural meeting...

Pemra, PTA order the restoration of TV channels and social media

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Sunday ordered that all private news channels be allowed to resume...

Top civil-mil officials agree on ‘political negotiations’ with Islamabad protesters, no use of force

Top civil and military officials on Sunday decided against the use of force to disperse protesters in Islamabad, opting instead to engage in political...

Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for SSP Rao Anwar

An additional sessions judge in the district East of Karachi issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar on...

Opposition bid to restrict disqualified persons from holding party office foiled by govt

The National Assembly on Tuesday rejected — by a margin of 98 for, 163 against — a bill presented by PPP lawmaker Syed Naveed...

CPEC committee to finalise long-term plan tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will meet here on Tuesday (Nov 21) to review and finalise a long-term...

Key suspect in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack arrested

A key suspect involved in the bloody suicide attack targeting the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan earlier this year was arrested at an unspecified...

Time running out for Islamabad protesters as 10pm deadline looms

The government geared up for a possible showdown with religious hardliners camped out on the federal capital's busy Faizabad Interchange after the Islamabad High...