Punjab wants $1bn projects exempted from ECP ban – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has sought exemption for execution of foreign-funded projects worth over a billion dollars, after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had imposed a ban on announcement and execution of any development […]

Girls in Swat call for admission to medical colleges on return from Afghanistan – Pakistan

SWAT: The female students, who studied in various Afghan colleges and universities, on Saturday appealed to the government to accommodate them in medical colleges in Pakistan on humanitarian grounds. Some of the students are from […]

Eviction of illegal occupants from houses in KP hospitals planned – Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has formally requested district administrations to evict illegal occupants from the houses built inside hospitals for doctors, nurses and other staff members. According to officials, the department, on the […]

Govt borrows almost five times more from banks in July-January – Business

KARACHI: The PMLN-led coalition government borrowings from banks swelled over 377 per cent to Rs1,398 billion during the first seven months of the current fiscal year compared to Rs293bn in the same period last year. […]

Profile: Musharraf — from military strongman to forgotten man of politics – Pakistan

Former army chief and president Pervez Musharraf passed away on Sunday after a protracted battle with a rare health condition called amyloidosis. He was 79. Musharraf, who served as the army chief for almost nine […]

Peshawar sees rallies for 2nd straight day over demand for peace, protection from terrorism – Pakistan

Citizens and civil society members took to Peshawar’s streets for the second consecutive day on Saturday and took out a rally demanding peace in the region and protection of Pakhtun communities. People across the province […]

Sheikh Rashid urges IHC to bar police from shifting him to Karachi – Pakistan

Awami Muslim League (AML) leader and PTI ally Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Saturday petitioned the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to nullify cases filed against him in Murree and Karachi, along with orders to prevent the […]

CDA gets seven family suites vacated from ex-PTI lawmakers – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Following de-notification of PTI members of National Assembly (MNAs) by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Friday conducted an operation to get family suites in Parliament Lodges vacated […]