Can ally with Imran for country’s betterment: PPP leader | Pakistan

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PPP leader Raja Pervez Ashraf talking to the media in Lahore Dec 16, 2017. Photo: Geo News LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will have no objections if it has to ally with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for national betterment, said PPP leader Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday.  The former premier made the comments after appearing …

Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan on Sunday | Pakistan

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LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, along with his daughter Maryam and granddaughter Mahnoor will be arriving back in Pakistan on Sunday morning.  According to the flight itinerary seen by Geo.tv the former prime minister will be travelling back to Pakistan via Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-758 from London Heathrow arriving at Alama Iqbal …

Khyber Mail’s three carriages derail near Lahore | Pakistan

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Rescue work to put the derailed bogies back on track. Photo: Geo News LAHORE: Three passenger-carrying bogies of the Khyber Mail derailed early Saturday near Kala Shah Kaku.  Pakistan Railways’ officials said the train, heading towards Lahore from Peshawar, was carrying around 890 passengers.  None of the passengers are said to have been injured in …

Weather to remain cold, dry in most parts of Pakistan | Pakistan

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KARACHI: The weather in Pakistan is expected to stay cold and dry on Saturday, according to Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department. Very cold weather is expected in Balochistan and northern parts of the country. The Met department said that a westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country and may persist during next 12 …

CNG blast in Peshawar injures 11 | Pakistan

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PESHAWAR: A total of 11 people were injured in a gas explosion at a fuel station on Charsadda Road on Saturday.  According to police and rescue officials, a Suzuki pick-up carrying a total of 11 people was getting CNG filled at the fuel station when it exploded. Officials said seven of the injured were administered …

Imran’s disqualification case: Win-win situation in Courtroom 1 | Pakistan

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PTI Chairman Imran Khan (left) and disqualified PTI MNA and secretary general Jahangir Tareen ISLAMABAD: The day started with the Supreme Court dismissing NAB’s plea to re-open the Hudaibiya case against the Sharifs and ended with the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s major financier Jahangir Khan Tareen. “Mr Tareen stands disqualified,” these four powerful words brought a smile …

Not double but different standards visible in Nawaz, Imran verdicts: lawyers | Pakistan

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LAHORE: Friday was termed as a big day in the political history of the country, as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan was given a clean chit by the Supreme Court, the party’s secretary general Jahangir Tareen was disqualified for life, while a plea for reopening of the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case against the Sharifs …

Remembering APS victims, PM says today will be remembered as a black day | Pakistan

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The third anniversary of the devastating terrorist attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar is being observed today. On December 16, 2014, terrorists stormed the army-run school and killed around 150 people, including more than 130 young students. The incident shook the country and resulted in the formation of a National Action Plan to stem …

Non-customs paid car allegedly under use of Firdous Ashiq Awan impounded in Islamabad | Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Authorities on Friday impounded a not-customs paid vehicle in Islamabad, which was allegedly under use of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Firdous Ashiq Awan. Customs officials reportedly stopped a white Toyota Land Cruiser on the motorway and demanded documents from driver on Friday, which were provided. Upon inspecting the documents, it was revealed that the …