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Islamabad , December 2: Barrister Gohar Ali Khan emerged as the uncontested choice for the new chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), succeeding the imprisoned former prime minister, Imran Khan. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) conducted the intra-party elections held on the directives of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) with voters...
Islamabad , April 21: The relationship between "all-weather" ally Pakistan and China is deteriorating over the non-payment of dues by Islamabad, reported The Nation. Delayed payments have been a recurring problem and have impacted the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) significantly. Chinese mine operating company recently announced that it will be forced to cut...
KARACHI: The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank dropped by $217 million to $7.180 billion in the week ending November 17, the State Bank of Pakistan reported on Thursday, amid looming debt repayments. The country's total reserves fell by $233 million to $12.302 billion. The reserves of commercial...
Islamabad , March 30: Pakistan's President Arif Alvi on Wednesday admitted that there was "some need to streamline" Supreme Court's internal matters but he questioned the timing and manner of Pakistan's government's bid to curb the power of the Chief Justice to take suo moto notice in an individual capacity, Dawn reported. On Wednesday,...
  Islamabad: Pakistan's economic situation is facing "severe headwinds" with inflation being forecast to stay high between 21-23 per cent and the cash-strapped country's fiscal deficit widening by more than 115 per cent in the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year. Pakistan's Ministry of Finance (MoF) in its...
Punjab , May 10: Army troops have been deployed in Pakistan's Punjab province to maintain law and order following protests triggered by the arrest of the country's former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, Dawn reported. "Federal Government, in the exercise of the powers conferred under Article 245 of the Constitution and...
Karachi , November 25: Ten persons were killed and 22 others injured in a fire at RJ Mall on Rashid Minhas Road in Karachi, Dawn reported, citing statements from hospital and police officials. Karachi Mayor Barrister Murtaza Wahab took to X to confirm the news, saying, "Can so far confirm...
Karachi , December 2: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight escaped a mid-air disaster on Saturday after one of the aeroplane's engines caught fire mid-air. As per initial reports, the plane's engine malfunctioned and caught fire mid-air, shortly after taking off from Karachi for Madina. The flight captains took control of...
The session 'Future of Democracy and Independent Media' in Pakistan was organised by Dissent Today in Islamabad. Senior journalist and former Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Absar Alam has revealed that as the PEMRA head he was asked by powerful quarters to take action against anchor Najam Sethi...
Born in 1952 to a wealthy Pashtun family in Lahore, Pakistan, Imran Khan had access to quality education and a nurturing environment for his cricket passion. A gifted athlete, Khan played his first Test match for Pakistan at 18, marking the beginning of an illustrious two-decade career. His charisma...