Media related laws will be enacted after taking inputs from stakeholders: Info Minister

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary says all media related laws will be enacted after taking inputs from the stakeholders, including journalist bodies and opposition parties. Speaking at the standing committee meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors in Islamabad today, he said legislation regarding a unified media regulatory authority will be enacted after consent and inputs […]


India’s opposition calls nationwide protests to take on Modi over fuel prices

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition will launch nationwide strikes and protests next week over record-high fuel prices, looking to tap rising public anger to hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of a series of elections. Since Modi came to power in the world’s third biggest oil consumer in May 2014, he has used tax […]


Pak-China friendship based on shared principles in diverse fields: Information Minister

Islamabad:Talking to Ambassador of China Yao Jing who called on him in Islamabad today, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Pak-China friendship is based on shared principles and cooperation in diverse fields. He said ties with China had withstood the vicissitudes of time. He assured Ambassador that incumbent government will leave no […]


Saudi prince rejects speculation over royal family rift

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman’s brother has played down controversial remarks he made to anti-Saudi protesters in London that sparked furious speculation about possible discord within the royal family. Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz al-Saud apparently told a crowd in London to stop chanting slogans against the Saudi royal family over the Kingdom’s involvement in the three-year […]


Sep 6 reminds nation to make Pakistan invincible welfare state: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday that September 6 was the day of renewal of the pledge that with the spirit of 1965 war, the nation would stand united, demonstrate harmony and cohesion and make Pakistan an invincible welfare state. In a statement, Fawad Chaudhry said that the day […]


“Great nations never forget their martyrs,” DG ISPR on Defence Day

As the nation celebrates the Defense & Martyrs Day with great zeal and fervor, the face of military’s media wing, Director General Inter Service Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted in solidarity with the day. “It’s ‘Defence & Martyrs Day’ today. Let’s visit homes of our martyrs. Let’s salute them and their great families. […]


Ali Saleem aka Begum Nawazish arrested from guest house in Karachi

KARACHI: Police in Karachi have arrested TV figure Ali Saleem, aka Begum Nawazish Ali, for possessing liquor at a guest house in city’s Clifton area. According to SSP South Umar Shahid, police raided a bungalow in Clifton area after receiving an information. Several people were taken into custody during the raid, including Ali Saleem. Liquor bottles […]


PSX remains bearish on Wednesday

Islamabad: The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bearish today (Wednesday). The KSE-100 Index closed today (Wednesday) at 41620.96 points as compared to 41753.89 points on the last working day with a negative change of 132.93 points. The total turnover was 126,931,590 as compared to 126,569,040 on the last working day with Lotte Chemical having the highest […]


Qureshi stresses to reset Pak-US ties on mutual trust, respect

islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has underscored the need to reset Pakistan-US ties on the basis of mutual trust and respect. He was leading Pakistan delegation at talks with the US delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Islamabad this afternoon. The two sides held discussions on bilateral and regional and international […]


Pompeo to arrive in tomorrow, likely to meet PM

ISLAMABAD: Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State will be arriving in Islamabad tomorrow (Wednesday) on his one day official trip where he is likely to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan. Pompeo will arrive in Islamabad along with US military chief of staff to hold discussions with Pakistani officials. First, Mike Pompeo will meet foreign […]