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PM gives task to Dar for resolving issue with Sindh govt over Rangers mandate

ISLAMABAD, December 13: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given special task to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to resolve the issue of confrontation with Sindh government on Ranger’s powers extension matter. According to sources, Ishaq Dar would take former President and Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari and opposition leader in …

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Basit hopes Indo-Pak talks this time will be result oriented

NEW DELHI, December 13: Expressing his happiness at the breakthrough in the bilateral talks between the two hostile nations, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Sunday said he hoped that the dialogues this time would be ‘result oriented’ rather than just ‘talks’. “It’s a positive development, as our …

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Promotion of education top priority of the KP govt: Khattak

PESHAWAR, December 13: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has announced to establish at least one university campus in every district of the province and said that promotion of education, both elementary & secondary and higher level, was top priority of the present PTI-led provincial government. He was speaking …

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Rulers have failed to stop executions of Pakistan loyalists in BD: Sirajul Haq

Urges rulers to move ICJ on the violation of tripartite agreement between Pakistan, India and Bangladesh LAHORE, December 13: Speakers at a seminar in support of the pro-Pakistan leaders facing executions in Bangladesh here have stressed upon the Pakistan government to move the international Court of Justice on the violation …

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Nawaz, regional leaders perform groundbreaking of TAPI gas project

ISLAMABAD/ASHGABAT December 13: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif along with other regional leaders performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project in Turkmenistan on Sunday.The prime minister was joined by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimohamedow and Indian Vice President Muhammad Hamid Ansari for the …

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Pak-India talks sans Kashmir will be meaningless: Imran Khan

Says entire nation is united in war against terrorists Sets target of growing 1 billion trees in KP uptil 2018 PESHAWAR December 13: Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has made it clear that talks between Pakistan and India will be meaningless sans Kashmir dispute.In an interview to an …

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24 dead in Parachinar market blast

PESHAWAR December 13: At least 24 people were killed when a bomb ripped through a crowded Sunday bazaar near the Eidgah market in Parachinar, the capital of Kurram tribal agency. According to political administration officials, over 50 persons were also wounded in the blast, with at least 15 of them …

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Practical measures being taken to address public problems: Sherpao

PESHAWAR, December 11: Peshawar:The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Irrigation and Social Welfare Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao said on Friday that the matter of constructing the multi-purpose Munda Dam Hydro Power Project on river Swat would be taken up with the federal government at the earliest as this project on …

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Govt committee to eradicate polio virus from KP: Shahram

PESHAWAR, December 11: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Health, Shahram Khan Tarakai has said that the provincial government is not only committed to eradicate polio virus from the province but is also taking effective and result-oriented steps towards this end adding that local bodies elected representatives and Ulema are …

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