Monthly archives: October, 2016

D for Defender?D for Dar,

D for Defender?D for Dar, This isolation theme standing apart, at least one can say with genuineness that our Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar is not living in separation. Every other day, he is moving places (including foreign lands) or some notable from overseas is either calling on him every now and then or phoning …

Meanwhile, in Karachi

Meanwhile, in Karachi…By Ghazi Salahuddin October 23, 2016Nationally, the political temperature is rising with the advent of winter. November is set to begin with a bang, with proceedings that will be launched in the serene precincts of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the riotous agitation that is to be staged on the broad avenues …

The Express Tribune Taliban delegation arrives in Pakistan to ‘discuss arrests of key members’

Taliban delegation arrives in Pakistan to ‘discuss arrests of key members’By Tahir Khan Published: October 22, 2016 ISLAMABAD: Three senior leaders from Taliban’s Qatar office have arrived in Pakistan to”‘discuss arrests” of several Taliban leaders across the country, sources said on Saturday.\The group last week confirmed the arrest of three key members, including Ahmadullah Muti alias Mullah …

Case against manhandled reporter amid media debate KAR

  Case against manhandled reporter amid media debate KARACHI: Amid a debate on media ethics and calls for training of security personnel, the police registered a “counter-case” against the reporter of a private news channel on the complaint of a National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) official for creating “hindrances in official work” a day …

Imran on lock down:PMLN

Imran on lockdown * Nisar contacts PTI chief after PML-N senior members as well as allies urge prime minister to tackle protest sit-in politically, not administratively ISLAMABAD: Sources told Daily Times that the National Party, Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and some senior leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) firmly believe that the …

MQM-London provisional Rabita Committee members into detention

MQM-London provisional Rabita Committee members into detention Kamran Razi October 22, 2016 KARACHI: Rangers on Saturday took MQM-London interim Rabita Committee members, Professor Hasan Zafar Arif and Kunwar Khalid Younus into custody from outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC). \ MQM-London interim Rabita Committee members were planned to hold a news conference at the KPC …