PAKISTAN PM IMRAN KHAN
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme led by the IMF to stabilise Pakistan's economy after a major deterioration in its fiscal position in 2018, according to a statement by the Manila-based regional lender.
Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determin...
Pak minister blames suspension of trade with India for hike in food prices
A senior Pakistani minister has blamed the suspension of trade wit...
7 Sidelined Pakistani generals linked to Azadi March
ET has reliably learnt that the disgruntled generals turned a blind eye and lent tacit support to Rehman to bring the country to a standstill, which in turn defamed Bajwa and his authority. The march also dented the authority of Prime Minister Imran Khan, considered close to Bajwa.
7 Pakistan Generals teamed up with SC chief justice to block Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension
The seven Generals, including one who had served as a defence attache in Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, were opposed to granting a three-year extension to Bajwa as this would spoil their chances for the coveted post. If Bajwa would get an extension for three years, the most senior Generals will not remain eligible for the post of Army Chief.
View: Pakistan Supreme Court queries on Bajwa Extension may have to do with discontent in Army
If Khan continues to bank on one General or the other to stay in power, rather than taking the Opposition into confidence on the issues affecting Pakistan, he would put whatever is left of democracy in Pakistan in peril.
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to face trial for terror financing charges on December 7
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore held a hearing against Saeed and his accomplices on terror financing on Saturday and fixed December 7 as the date for indictment of the Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief and others in the case. Saeed was brought to the ATC amidst tight security from the Kot Lakhpat jail.
Pakistan SC grants 6 months conditional extension to Army chief General Bajwa
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa in its short order directed the government to bring necessary legislation within six months' time, Geo TV reported. Bajwa's original three-year tenure is set to expire on Thursday at midnight and he can now continue as the Army chief for another six months.
Pak SC set to announce verdict in Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure extension case
During Thursday's hearing, the court directed the government to present a new summary for the extension in Bajwa's service. The bench also directed that the new summary should not mention any time period for which the service of army chief would be extended.
Indian citizenship to those facing persecution at home will assure them of better lives: PM
Modi also said although a lot of apprehensions were expressed ahead of the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, after it was pronounced, the people of the country proved all such apprehensions wrong.
Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi, Shah and Nirmala Sitharaman
Gandhi did not spare Home minister Amit Shah and Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman either and took potshots at them during his hectic tour of the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, which he represents. He lashed out at Sitharaman, saying she was "incompetent", not aware of what was happening around her and had the "arrogance" to say she does not eat onions or garlic.
Pakistan top court challenges military over army chief extension
While Prime Minister Imran Khan on August 19 had approved an extension in the tenure of General Bajwa for another three years.Chief, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa suspended the government's notification, and adjourned the hearing until Wednesday. The move came just ahead of Bajwa's retirement on November 29.
Imran Khan, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, Kashmir during telephonic conversation
In a telephonic conversation on Thursday, Pakistan PM Imran Khan discussed Afghan peace process and the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump along with other bilateral and regional matters. Khan apprised President Trump of the current situation in Kashmir and also re-affirmed Pakistan's commitment to the advancement of the Afghan peace process
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London for medical treatment
Sharif, 69, is accompanied by his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif and his personal physician Adnan Khan. He left for London via Qatar in a "high-end" air ambulance which arrived from Doha. PMLN spokesperson Marriyum Auranzeb said that Sharif would be taken to Harely Street Clinic upon arrival in London for his treatment.
Imran Khan-led govt's days are numbered, warns Pakistani cleric Fazlur Rehman
Speaking at a sit-in in Bannu city in southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, the hard-line cleric and leader of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) hit out at the prime minister for calling opposition leaders "thieves".
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