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Modi, Ghani lash out at Pakistan

Modi, Ghani lash out at Pakistan December 05, 2016 Heart of Asia gathering becomes moot of allegations; Afghanistan snubs $500 million aid pledge from Pakistan; Sartaj Aziz says concerted action, not blame game, will achieve peace; joint statement praises Pakistan, Iran for hosting Afghan refugees for 30 years; expresses concern over violence in Afghanistan by …

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents Naveed Siddiqui — \ Addressing a five-judge bench, Bukhari said, “I dont want to say that Shahbaz Sharif forged Tariq Shafi’s signature but there is a difference in the signatures on the affidavit and the contract.” It is unclear what documents the counsel was referring …

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman November 30, 2016 ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said organisations like NAB and other anti-corruption agencies have an equally formidable task in shape of corruption that we need to weed out.At a national seminar Tuesday on ‘role of youth in eradication of corruption’ organised …

Seminar: ‘Economy, social development suffer due to corruption’

The Express Tribune > Pakistan Seminar: ‘Economy, social development suffer due to corruption’ By APP Published: November 30, 2016 NAB chief delivers a lecture. PHOTO: APP ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said on Tuesday that organisations like NAB and other anti-corruption agencies have an equally formidable task in the shape of corruption …

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chief of army staff and the chairman .

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minis­ter Nawaz Sharif on Saturday named the new military command, appointing Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chief of army staff and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), respectively, in the hope of stabilising the fragile civil-military balance. The appointments were set in motion …

Access to water is a fundamental right that must be protected at all times.

Pakistan Permanent Representative Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that access to water is a fundamental right that must be protected at all times. Speaking in the UN Security Council debate on water, peace and security, Pakistan Permanent Representative Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that access to water is a fundamental right that must be protected at all …

With Trump victory, blunt US general gets second chance

With Trump victory, blunt US general gets second chance By Reuters  Published: November 18, 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks along side retired US Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn during a campaign town hall meeting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, US, September 6, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON: On his way to the polls on election …

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif By Irfan Ghauri Published: November 11, 2016 ISLAMABAD: The detailed judgment is likely to be released in a few days, after which it will become clear if the petitions were dismissed merely on technical grounds or on merit.In the short order, the apex court judges …

World Bank projects economy will grow at 5%, miss govt target

 The Express Tribune : Business  ‘Pakistan Development Update’: World Bank projects economy will grow at 5%, miss govt target By Salman SiddiquiPublished: November 11, 2016 KARACHI: The Washington-based lender added that the country’s economy could see a growth of 5.4% in FY18 on the back of continued mushroom growth in the services sector, recovery of agriculture …