SC wraps up petitions on judge video controversy; detailed verdict to be issued shortly

The Supreme Court on Friday wrapped up a set of petitions on a video leak scandal involving former accountability court judge Arshad Malik, saying that a detailed verdict would... Read more »

Telenor Pakistan offers to pay $224.6m for licence renewal

Telecom giant Telenor Pakistan announced on Wednesday that it has offered to pay $224.6 million to the government “under protest” for licence renewal purposes. The licences, which Telenor and... Read more »

Shireen Mazari formally asks Unicef to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has formally written to the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), asking her to remove Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas as a... Read more »

Army chief confirms life sentence for serving major over misuse of authority

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed the sentence of life imprisonment awarded to a serving army major for misusing his authority, the Inter-Services Public Relations... Read more »

Seven-year-old village boy injured in Indian firing dies

MUZAFFARABAD: A seven-year-old boy who was hit by an Indian sniper from across the restive Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday night succumbed to his wounds early on Monday,... Read more »

Furniture, books 'torched' at girls school in Gilgit-Baltistan's Diamer

A mysterious fire erupted on Sunday at a government primary school for girls in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan, police said on Monday. While the nature of the fire is... Read more »

SJC quashes misconduct reference against Justice Isa for writing letters to president

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) on Monday quashed a misconduct reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa for writing multiple letters to President Arif Alvi to seek information about another... Read more »

Flood alert issued for River Sutlej, Indus after India releases water 'without preschedule'

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued flood alerts after India released water into River Sutlej and Alchi dam. PDMA Punjab on Monday issued... Read more »

Kashmir issue on top of today’s multiparty conference agenda

ISLAMABAD: The opposition’s another multiparty conference (MPC) is being held on Monday (today) but Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari... Read more »

Karachi police view killing of 16-year-old alleged thief by mob as act of terror, arrest 5

Police on Sunday said that they consider the killing of a teenage boy by an angry mob in Karachi, as an act of terror and will invoke Section 7... Read more »