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At least 13 students killed after train rams school van in India

MUMBAI: Thirteen children were killed on Thursday when a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said. Eight children were injured and taken hospital, said the official, adding there were 22 children in the vehicle. …

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CJP wants to know where funds for quake victims were spent

ISLAMABAD/BALAKOT, April 25: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday asked whether the foreign aid received for rehabilitation of 2005 quake victims were added to the national kitty. During hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to alleged embezzlement in over $5 billion financial assistance extended by the international …

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CJP has no authority to chide us: Ahsan Iqbal decries ‘abusive’ remarks

ISLAMABAD, April 25: : After former premier and PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif’s bitter diatribe against Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar for allegedly exceeding his brief, Minister for Interior and Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday took an aim at him. Speaking at a seminar titled CPEC …

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Pakistan wants to get out of the zero-sum dynamics of Cold War era: Army Chief

COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa meets Russian Armed Forces Chief Gen Valery MOSCOW, April 25: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on second day of his visit in Russia met General Valery Vasilevich Gerasimov, Chief of General Staff Russian Armed Forces at the Defence Ministry, Moscow. According to …

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Politics in Pakistan doesn’t have a good reputation now: Imran Khan

MANDI BAHAUDDIN, April 25: PTI chairman Imran Khan has said that the joining of party by Nadeem Afzal Chan will prove right for the people of the area. Addressing a gathering on Wednesday, he said that politics in Pakistan doesn’t have a good reputation now. He said that the PTI …

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PML-N usurping upcoming govt’s rights by tabling budget: Bilawal Bhutto

ISLAMABAD, April 25: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday stated that those who talks about sanctity of vote have no interest in the democracy. He was talking to media in Islamabad. Bilawal made it overtly clear that he did not want to form political alliance with …

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IHC to announce verdict in Kh Asif disqualification today

ISLAMABAD, April 25: Islamabad High Court (IHC) will announce verdict on petition seeking disqualification of foreign minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif on April-26. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Athar Minallah, had reserved verdict on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Usman Dar’s plea on April-10. As …

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Pak Army troops are ready to respond to Indian misadventures: Rawalpindi Corps Commander

RAWALPINDI, April 25: : Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza expressed complete satisfaction on readiness of Pakistan Army troops to respond to Indian ceasefire violations on Wednesday. Lt Gen Raza visited troops in the Chhamb sector and expressed satisfaction on the high morale of the troops.-Agencies

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SC directs DRAP to submit report on use of spurious medicines in 15-days

ISLAMABAD, April 25: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to submit its report within 15 days regarding use of spurious medicines in hospitals. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of …

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