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Army alive to emerging challenges, regional threats: General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the Pakistan Army is alive to emerging challenges and regional threats

Pakistan starts clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Pakistan has started stage three clinical trials of a China-made COVID-19 vaccine, Executive Director of the country's National Institute of Health (NIH) Aamer Ikram said on Tuesday

'Sharif receives non-bailable arrest warrants at UK residence'

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has received non-bailable warrants for his arrest at his residence in the UK, sources in the Foreign Office (FO) here said

Pakistan SC seeks details about exchange of accused persons under extradition treaties

The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has sought details about exchange of accused people under the extradition treaties signed with different countries, including the US

Pakistani banks named in global money laundering list

At least six Pakistani banks have been named in an investigation on the role global banks play in money laundering, which make up to at least $2.5 million

ATC hands death sentence to two MQM workers

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi on Tuesday sentenced two MQM workers, Zubair aka Charya and Abdul Rehman aka Bhola, to death in the high-profile Baldia factory fire case — eight years after the blaze claimed hundreds of lives

Pakistan Opposition leaders told not to drag military into politics

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa and head of the Inter-Services Int­elligence Lt Gen Faiz Hameed had in a meeting with key opposition figures days before their multiparty conference cou­n­selled them to refrain from dragging the military into political issues, government ministers and opposition leaders disclosed on Monday

Pakistan COAS Gen Qamar calls on PM Imran Khan

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met Prime Minister Imran Khan

Excessive noise pollution in Lahore rings alarm

The noise pollution level in Lahore has crossed the World Health Organisations (WHO) acceptable threshold of 60-65 dB in various areas of the city as well as across Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said

A fugitive in London is maligning state institutions: PM Imran Khan

A day after convicted former premier Nawaz Sharif’s no-holds-barred onslaught against what he called the “parallel state” in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that “once again a fugitive sitting in London is maligning the state institutions”

Opposition parties form alliance to oust Imran Khan government in Pakistan

Giving a formal shape to their alliance with the name of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and demanding resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the country’s major opposition parties on Sunday announced launching of a three-phased anti-government movement under an “action plan” starting from next month with countrywide public meetings, protest demonstrations and rallies in December and a “decisive long march” towards Islamabad in January 202

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in operation

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during a security operation against militants in North Waziristan, an army statement said

Former PM Sharif comes out all guns blazing against PM Imran Khan’s ‘sponsors’

Convicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who was allowed to fly to London for treatment late last year, broke his long silence on Sunday, taking his “vote ko izzat dau” mantra to the next level by declaring that the opposition was up not against Prime Minister Imran Khan but against those who had brought him into power in the 2018 elections

Pakistan Opposition to devise anti-government strategy

The stage is set for a much-hyped gathering of the opposition leaders at the PPP-hosted multiparty conference (MPC) aimed at devising a strategy to oust the PTI-led coalition government in Pakistan

‘Hasty decision’ of closure mars education, says minister

Pakistan's Federal Educa­tion Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Saturday warned against ‘any hasty decision’ to close institutions