Arrest warrant issued against Zardari in money laundering case: Report

Karachi, Aug 17 : A banking court here on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former President and PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari in a multi-billion money laundering scam, the media reported. The court directed the authorities to present Zardari and other suspects before it by September 4. However, Pakistan Peoples Party spokesperson Farhatullah Babar […]

Four-member Pakistan delegation to attend Vajpayee’s funeral: Report

Islamabad, Aug 17 : A four-member delegation from Pakistan will be attending the last rites of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday, the media reported. Caretaker Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar, Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal and other senior officials from the Law Ministry will represent Pakistan at Vajpayee’s funeral, Geo […]

Pakistan’s National Assembly to elect new Prime Minister

Islamabad, Aug 17 : The newly-elected members of Pakistan’s National Assembly, the lower house of the Parliament, are set to vote for the new Prime Minister on Friday. Former cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif are vying for the top post. The PTI, which emerged […]

19 Chinese, Sri Lankan couples marry in mass wedding

Colombo, Aug 17 : Nineteen couples from China and Sri Lanka were married at a mass wedding ceremony in the island nation, strengthening the country’s position as an ideal wedding destination. The couples, who are employees of China State Construction Engineering Corporation, walked down the isle on Thursday at a luxury hotel in Negombo city, […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC

Jammu, Aug 17 : The Pakistan Army on Friday resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian forward posts on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, defence sources said. “Adequate retaliatory action was taken by our troops. No casualty has been reported from our side,” the sources said. /IANS

Pakistan denies charges of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan’s Ghazni

Islamabad, Aug 17 : The Pakistan Foreign Office has denied allegations that Pakistani citizens supported the Taliban attack on Afghanistans Ghazni last week, a media report said on Friday. “We have not received any evidence to back up these spurious accusations and reject these baseless allegations,” Foreign Office spokesman Muhammad Faisal said, rejecting allegations made […]