PM Abbasi approves Ishaq Dar's leave request

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday allowed “leave of absence for urgent medical reasons” to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar with immediate effect, DawnNews reported. A notification was issued by the Cabinet... Read more »

Passage of delimitation bill delayed further

Senate was unable to pass the 24th constitutional amendment on Wednesday as the government, which has apparently failed to garner support from the opposition parties, refrained from presenting the bill before the... Read more »

Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court as trial resumes

NAB references Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired captain Muhammad Safdar have arrived at an accountability court in Islamabad as trial resumes into the corruption references... Read more »

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 Tuesday, Dawn reported. The SSP is a prosecution... Read more »

Security personnel martyred in exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Turbat

A security personnel was martyred and three others were injured in an exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Balochistan's Turbat area on Tuesday. The deceased's identity has yet to be verified.... Read more »

Mother of DI Khan abuse victim requests PHC's supervision of investigation

The mother of a teenage girl, who was forcibly paraded naked in the streets of Garahmat village of Dera Ismail Khan, has filed a petition requesting the Peshawar High Court (PHC) to... Read more »

Nawaz Sharif's lawyer asks IHC to consolidate at least two corruption references

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's lawyer on Monday argued before the Islamabad High Court that similarities have been noted between the Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investment references ─ both on-going in... Read more »

UK budget to set aside £75m for driverless cars

LONDON: British Finance Minister Philip Hammond is to announce a fund of 75 million pounds for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and plans to put driverless cars on UK roads by 2021, in his... Read more »

Rabi-ul-Awwal moon sighted, Eid Milad will be celebrated on Dec 1

The Rabi-ul-Awwal moon has been sighted and Monday will be the first day of the new month, furthermore, Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) will be celebrated on Dec 1 (Friday), DawnNews reported. The sighting... Read more »

Security forces conduct 'sanitisation' operation in Quetta

A joint task force of various security and intelligence officials is conducting a 'sanitisation' operation in Quetta days after bullet-riddled bodies were found in Balochistan's Turbat and Kech areas. Frontier Corps Sector... Read more »