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Tycoon Malik Riaz booked in Rs100bn land scam. The National Accountability Bureau on Wednesday filed a reference against real estate tycoon Malik Riaz and many others for illegal allotment of an amenity plot in Karachiís Clifton area where the Bahria Town built Pakistanís tallest building, Bahria Icon Tower.
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The outgoing DG ISPR, Maj Gen Ghafoor, took to Twitter to thank "everyone I have remained associated with during the tenure".
Wedding event at Lahore Fort causes public outcry. A wedding event was held at the 400-year-old royal kitchen of the Lahore Fort Thursday night in violation of the provincial government's regulations, causing a public outcry after which the Punjab government was forced to take action.
The Lahore High Court on Monday declared the formation of a special court ó which heard the treason case against former dictator Pervez Musharraf and handed him a death sentence after finding him guilty of treason ó as "unconstitutional".
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Saturday visited former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his London residence to inquire after the latter's health.
Wording of services chiefs bills sparks controversy A controversy has cropped up over the drafting of services chiefs bills passed by parliament on Wednesday: whether the bills have bestowed more discretionary powers upon the president to give his consent or not in case of reappointment of services chiefs and extension in their tenures.
Facebook blocks Radio Pakistan's live streaming: report. Screenshots from back in May and July shared on the Radio Pakistan website showed a warning message from Facebook, saying that "your post goes against our Community Standards on dangerous individuals and organisations."
Emergency in Pakistan 2019. When the constitution was suspended. Musharraf, who also suspended the Constitution, banned the media from publishing anything that defames, ridicules or brings himself, the armed forces, or the government disrepute, recounts Pakistan's leading current affairs' monthly 'Pakistan Affairs Digest'.
A New China Military Base in Pakistan? Reports about Beijing trying to acquire another facility there could have significant consequences for the region.
Activist and Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has reached yet another milestone as she became the face of Teen Vogue for their final 'Cover of The Decade'. Yousufzai is featured on the last TeenVogue cover of 2019, which highlights "brilliant, world-changing demands of teens across the world" in a decade defined by "the rise of youth activism" and protest.
A special court in Pakistan has sentenced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death in the high treason case. Musharraf is currently based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
15 killed as fire engulfs passenger bus in south west Pakistan The incident occurred when the vanís driver lost control of the vehicle and hit into the bus coming from the opposite direction in Kan Mehtarzai area of Zhob district.
Farogh Naseem takes oath as federal minister It has not yet been announced which portfolio he would be given.
Unravelling power structure? It was a bolt from the blue that shook the entire system. The suspension of the notification extending the tenure of Gen Qamar Bajwa as army chief by the Supreme Court is likely to have far-reaching implications, altering the power dynamics in the country.
Inflation touches highest point in five years Inflation has reached the highest point in the last five years as it increased by 1. 82 percent in the month of October compared to September of this year. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), inflation remained at 11.04 percent for the month of October 2019
Salaries in Pakistan. The people of Pakistan are the only nation in the Asia-Pacific who will record a substantial decrease in salaries made next year on the back of rising inflation and depreciation of the Pakistani rupee, according to a report released on Tuesday by mobility consultancy ECA International, Geo News reported.Most illegal Pakistani immigrants prefer to stay jailed and do menial jobs in the hope to attain legal status abroad instead of opting to return home, the foreign affairs ministry informed a parliamentary committee on Friday
Pakistan 'disappointed' by US The Foreign Office on Tuesday said it was "disappointed" by a report issued recently by the US Department of State, which had criticised the Pakistani government for allegedly not doing enough to curb militant outfits, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 'horrified' by Pakistan train crash that killed 73 The royal couple, who recently returned from a five-day tour of the country, were "deeply saddened to hear about the tragic fire on the Tezgam train", according to a statement released by the Kensington Palace.
UAE hands over data of Pakistanis given residence permits The countryís top tax machinery claims to have received data of the Pakistani nationals who have obtained residence by investments in the United Arab Emirates in a bid to hide their illegal wealth.
Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Pakistan in October, the first royals to travel to the Islamic republic in more than 13 years. Imran Khan to expand his cabinet, soon. According to sources in the ruling party and its allies, the prime minister is expected to bring in a few new faces.
PPP asks govt to resign Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Friday demanded federal government resign and hold new election in the country.
Kohistan video murders: Three guilty in 'honour killing' blood feud Three men have been given life sentences in connection with one of Pakistan's most notorious "honour killing" cases.
Qandeel Baloch: Parents fail to free brothers accused of killing sister Ms Baloch, 26, was strangled in July 2016, in a murder that shocked Pakistan and the wider world.
Kashmir is Ďdefinitely a nuclear flashpoint,í Tensions between Pakistan and India over the disputed territory of Kashmir could spark a nuclear conflict, Pakistanís military spokesman said
Pakistan to restore visa services for Afghan nationals Pakistan's embassy in Kabul announced on Sunday that it will resume routine consular services from Monday after Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Idress Zaman assured that a gang of conmen operating in the premises will be "immediately busted".
PM Imran departs for 3-day US trip Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday departed for his 3-day visit to the United States on a commercial Qatar Airways flight.
Pakistan reopens airspace after India standoff Pakistan has fully reopened its airspace to civilian flights, nearly five months after it was closed following a standoff with India.
PM Imran holds 'informal discussion' with Russian President Vladmir Putin. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday had an 'informal' talk with Russian President Vladmir Putin after reaching Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to represent Pakistan at the 19th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Pakistan MQM founder Altaf Hussain arrested in UK Altaf Hussain, the self-exiled founder of one of Pakistan's biggest political parties, has been arrested in the UK, his spokesman has said.
Afghan president says he'll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country's uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust and tit-for-tat accusations.
Pakistan loses 15 billion Rupees in wrong exploration attempt. Offshore drilling at the Kekra-1 site near Karachi has found no reserves of oil and gas, according to an official of the Petroleum Division.
Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals; Pakistan's secret industry is booming
A cartoonist discloses Editorial controls in Daily Dawn. Rafiq Ahmed aka Fieca has disclosed that Zafar Abbas, the incumbant editor of Daily Dawn has imposed censorship in Pakistan's leading English newspaper.
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