August 25, 2014

LAHORE – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had a meeting at Raiwind on Sunday to discuss the prevailing political situation. MNA Hamza Shahbaz and Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal also joined them. Elder Sharif briefed the three about his meeting with former president Asif Ali Zardari a day before. Issues pertaining …Read More →

August 25, 2014

ISLAMABAD Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Sunday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s proposal to overseas Pakistanis for sending foreign remittances through illegal means like ‘Hundi’ and ‘Hawala’ were violation of national and international rules. In a statement, the minister said Imran Khan was also misleading the overseas Pakistanis, giving them illegal …Read More →

August 25, 2014

ISLAMABAD- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif today denied reports that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government was considering his resignation as a means to end the political crisis. Earlier in the day a private news channel reported that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was informed about the decision of Shahbaz Sharif’s resignation from the post of …Read More →

August 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP): Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif Friday said the government wanted to solve issues with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) amicably as soon as possible. (Courtesy: APP)

August 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said disturbance in the transmission of any TV channel on the part of cable operators was an illegal act, as it deprived the masses of their right to information. It is also a clear violation of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) rules, the minister said …Read More →

August 24, 2014

PUNJAB Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said politicians who believe in the rightfulness of their stance do not use abusive language. He wished that Imran Khan could not make indecent and uncivilised remarks before TV channels in the long march. Talking to a newspaper correspondent on Friday, the chief minister said the use of harsh …Read More →

August 24, 2014

ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Friday declared that no compromise on the people’s mandate and the rule of law will be made. The Upper House adopted a unanimous resolution, rejecting certain parties’ demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the assemblies. The resolution said, “This House rejects the demands from ‘certain …Read More →

August 18, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday that the Red Zone was the red line for both the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and those who crossed the line would be dealt with by force. “There are serious security alerts from the sensitive intelligence agencies and friendly countries …Read More →

August 18, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Central Secretary Information of Pakistan Muslim League-N Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan has said the people had rejected the undemocratic agenda of Imran Khan as a very small number attended his protest. This showed that the people only wanted the country’s development and that they had nothing to do with the desire of PTI chief …Read More →

August 15, 2014

ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said Pakistan can only progress if it stays away from unnecessary political adventures and focusses on political stability, economic development and socio-economic prosperity. (Courtesy: APP)