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MQM-P expresses apprehensions on elections results in Karachi

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Faisal Sabzwari on Wednesday expressed apprehensions on the results of general elections 2018 saying that the results were being written on plain paper rather than Form 45, ARY News reported. “Polling agents of about four to five constituencies have complained of irregularities,” he said while talking to media amid announcements of unconfirmed and unofficial results of different polling stations.  Faisal said his party was told that verified results could…

Pakistan expresses concern on inauguration of Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed serious concern about the inauguration of Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project (KHEP). Foreign Office in a statement said Pakistan believes that the inauguration of the project without the resolution of the dispute is tantamount to violation of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). Despite several rounds of bilateral negotiations as well as mediations under the auspices of the World Bank, India continued with the construction of the project. This intransigence on part of India clearly threatens…

‘We are in the same film but we are not opposite each other’

"We are in the same film but we are not opposite each other, in the literal sense," Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone told an Indian Radio channel about her upcoming movie alongside rumoured boyfriend Ranveer Singh. The couple, monikered by their fans as Deep-Veer, has long had avoided disclosing about their relationship, however, in a recent interview Deepika revealed that Ranveer was her boyfriend. Describing her on-screen relation with Ranveer, she said, "I feel like it is a very very special pairing and we would…

Netanyahu expresses ‘hope’ for US peace push despite no commitment to two-state solution

LONDON: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he hoped a U.S. peace initiative would work and praised President Donald Trump for taking a fresh approach to bringing the Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations. For at least two decades, the goal of US-led diplomacy has been a ‘two-state solution’, meaning an independent Palestinian state living side-by-side and at peace with Israel. But neither Trump nor his aides have publicly recommitted to a two-state solution, instead saying it is up to the…

Army expresses unflinching resolve to ensure security of population along LoC

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Friday expressed unflinching resolve to ensure security of its population, and taking all necessary measures to deter any Indian aggression across the Line of Control in future. The resolve was expressed during a special hotline contact between Director Generals Military Operations of Pakistan and India. The issue of deliberate targeting of Pakistani civilians, residing in vicinity of Working Boundary, was raised by Pakistan's DGMO. Read More: Death toll from Indian shelling on Working…

Khaqan Abbasi expresses commitment to complete all development projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday reiterated firm commitment to complete all development projects including those under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on fast track basis. Chairing the first meeting of his cabinet held in Islamabad, Khaqan Abbasi has expressed the resolve to continue the journey of progress and democracy initiated by the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif who was disqualified by the Supreme Court in Panama Leaks case. He said all the projects including CPEC,…

Govt spokesman expresses dismay over judge’s remarks in Nehal Hashmi case

ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of the government has expressed dismay over the remarks passed by an honorable judge during hearing of the Nehal Hashmi suo-moto case.  In a statement, he said the alleged remarks are against the code of conduct and traditions of the senior judiciary. The spokesman said the honorable judge leveled baseless allegations against the government without knowing complete facts. He said the court ignored the disciplinary action taken by the prime minister against Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N)…

Saudi Arabia expresses willingness to increase Hajj quota for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia on Thursday expressed willingness to increase Hajj quota for Pakistan. This was disclosed at a meeting between Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf and his Saudi counterpart Al-Sheikh Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz in Peshawar. Sardar Yousaf said that keeping in view the increasing population of the country, increase in the Hajj quota is need of the hour. Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz lauded Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism. Read More: Saudi…

PTI expresses reservations over Pakistan Protection Bill

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Wednesday expressed reservations over recently passed ‘Pakistan Protection Bill’, ARY News reported. PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi spoke in the National Assembly today that his party could not endorse the law. The PTI did not take part in voting for the bill, terming it 'controversial'. Opposition leader Khursheed Shah said Pakistan army needed solidarity at this stage. Pakistan People’s Party will support government whether they hold talks or launch operation against the…