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Defaced murals on Karachi Press Club walls restored

The murals on the walls of Karachi Press Club which werevandalised on Thursday, allegedly by members of politico-religious parties, have been restored by Phool Patti Pakistan’s Truck Art Team. Restoration underway — Phool Patti Pakistan’s Truck Art Team’s Facebook page A post on the team’s Facebook page said the portraits ...

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7 students killed as train crushes rickshaw in Lodhran

A train crushed two motorised rickshaws on an ungated crossing, killing seven schoolchildren in Punjab’s Lodhran district, police said. Police officer Javed Ahmed said the rickshaw drivers apparently misjudged the speed of the coming train due to heavy fog while attempting to cross the tracks early Friday morning near Lodhran. ...

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10 MNAs get notices for filing unclear statements

ISLAMABAD: The Election Com­mission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notices to 10 members of the National Assembly for submitting ambiguous statements detailing their assets and liabilities. These were the first 10 documents that the ECP had examined in line with its decision to scrutinise statements of assets and liabilities, a ...

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KCR to be a part of CPEC, says Rafique

ISLAMABAD: Mass transit projects in Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi have been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the federal government has arrived at an understanding with the Sindh government regarding the provision of land and technical inputs for various projects including the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), Minister for ...

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Minister sees govt victory in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Thursday that the government had virtually won the Panama Papers case in the Supreme Court after the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) failed to prove its claim that Maryam Nawaz was a dependant of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Today’s proceedings of the case have proved ...

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Pakistan will continue to highlight Kashmir uprising, says Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will continue to highlight the ongoing uprising in India-held Kashmir and the human rights excesses being committed by Indian security forces there. This was stated by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz while talking to Dawn, signalling the government’s determination to continue the policy of supporting the freedom ...

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PM wants Indus projects included in CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Satisfied with the outcome of meetings of the joint coordination committee (JCC) on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which were held late last month in China, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the officials concerned to include in the CPEC the non-controversial hydroelectric projects proposed to be set up on ...

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AJK SC sets aside judgement against ex-speaker

MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a judgement of the High Court whereby the then AJK Legislative Assembly speaker Sardar Ghulam Sadiq was declared disqualified for contesting elections. On July 18 last year, the High Court had declared that Mr Sadiq was not ...

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PTI to submit more evidence in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to provide more evidence to the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case along with holding public meetings to inform people about proceedings of the case. The decision to submit more evidence was made in a PTI meeting held after the latest hearing of ...

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