News Pakistan

April 30, 2018

Controlling smuggling: Drug control stations not to start work until July

RAWALPINDI: The newly established drug control stations, working under the supervision of the Excise and Narcotics Department, is expected to start working from the next fiscal […]
April 26, 2018

Spouse of Amjad Sabri’s killer moves SHC against military court verdict

KARACHI: The spouse of one of the men sentenced to death by a military court in connection with the killing of qawwali maestro Amjad Sabri on […]
April 26, 2018

Khawaja Asif disqualified for life by Islamabad High Court

ISLAMABAD: In another blow for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the Islamabad High Court on Thursday disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif under Article 62 (i) […]
April 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia executes 48 in 2018, half on drug charges

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has executed 48 people in the past four months, half on non-violent drug charges, Human Rights Watch said, urging the kingdom to improve […]
April 26, 2018

Tourist arrivals up by 300 per cent as security situation improves

ISLAMABAD: Significantly improved security situation has helped boost annual tourist arrivals in Pakistan by 300% since past few years, with 1.75 million in 2017. There has […]
April 26, 2018

ATC acquits PTI’s Baldev Kumar in Soran Singh murder case

PESHAWAR: A Buner anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday acquitted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Baldev Kumar in the Soran Singh murder case. Judge Jamaluddin acquitted Kumar along […]
April 25, 2018

PHC directs to seize accounts of striking schools

PESHAWAR: As private schools remained closed for the second day, the Peshawar High Court (PHC) directed the provincial government to confiscate the administration and accounts of […]
April 25, 2018

Hundreds held in drive against prostitution

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police have arrested more than 600 people in their drive against prostitution, illegal liquor and drugs in the capital. The drive was launched […]