October 30, last date to install tracking devices in oil tankers: OGRA

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) Friday informed the Senate Sub-Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources that October 30 was the last date for installing tracking devices in oil tankers to prevent abuse of Inland Freight Equalisation Margin (IFEM).   The representatives of OGRA apprised the committee meeting, chaired by Taj Muhammad Afridi, that the […]


Mustafa Kamal declares Dr Ibad, MQM ‘cancer’ for Pakistan

Mustafa Kamal, chief of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) has said on Thursday that Governor of Sindh, Dr Ishratul Ibad and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) were as bad for Pakistan as ‘cancer’.   He addressed a press conference in the Sindh metropolis during which he criticised Sindh Governor in what has become an apparent rant between […]


Australian army cricket team visits historic sites

Taking full advantage of the off-day from hectic cricket activity the visiting Australian Army cricket team spent their day on visiting the historical sites in Lahore   The athletes of the 14 foreign countries taking part in the PACES didn’t miss the opportunity too and at the end of a hectic exhibition of Sit-Ups they […]


Why senior most army general not appointed as COAS: Khurshid Shah

Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA), Khurshid Shah has rhetorically asked the government on Thursday why the senior most general of the military is not selected to replace Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif after his tenure expires in November.   Shah expressed his concern by saying that should the […]


PU’s mass comm. dept sealed after stormed by student body

Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) of Punjab University (PU) was sealed on Thursday evening after a flock of baton-wielding persons, associated with a student body, vandalized the property.   Reportedly, a student organisation stormed the department and harassed those inside including students. Sources have reported that women students were cross-questioned while some male students were […]


Writers, poets, Urdu scholars, participates Int’l Congress on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood hosted at Pakistan House last evening the participants of the International Urdu Congress, held in Antalya on 13-16 October in connection with centenary birthday celebrations of Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, says a press release received here today from Ankara.   The guests included prominent writers, poets, and Urdu scholars from […]


Danish ambassador amazed by Pakistan tourist potential

Denmark’s Ambassador to Islamabad Ole Thonke said that he was amazed by the tourist potential in Pakistan.   The Danish envoy visited some historic sites in Lahore with his family and witnessed the iconic flag-lowering parade ceremony at Wagah Border Crossing.   “I visited great sights in Lahore with my family. Pakistan has indeed tourist […]


All eyes on SC in Panamagate scandal: Sirajul Haq

Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Siraj-ul-Haq has said that the government is not sincere in investigating the scandal of Panama Papers.   “We have witnessed the government’s attitude, it’s not sincere in resolving the issue of Panama scandal, but now all eyes are on the Supreme Court for justice,” he said, while speaking to reporters at […]