National Assembly body passes Illegal Dispossession Bill

National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control Wednesday passed the Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill-2016, under which land grabbers would face imprisonment up to three years or fine, or the...

KSE index has gained close to 400%

With an improving macroeconomic environment, Pakistan’s main Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) index has gained close to 400% since 2009, and 40% this year alone – leaving neighboring markets in the dust. “Pakistan’s...

Zameen.com property expo sees unprecedented success

Zameen.com, Pakistan’s premier real estate website, successfully concluded its two-day Zameen.com Property Expo 2016 here. According to a press release issued here said the event attracted about 40,000 visitors and converged real estate...

Two Foreign Officials Plead Guilty in Connection with Bribes

HOUSTON - Charges have been unsealed against six individuals, all of whom have pleaded guilty for their involvement in schemes to bribe Mexican officials in order to secure aircraft maintenance and...

Statement by Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch on the Departure of John P. Fishwick...

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch released the following statement on the planned departure of U.S. Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. of the Western District of Virginia: “Since 2015, U.S. Attorney John P....

United States welcomes the Government of Sudan’s

The United States welcomes the Government of Sudan’s recent efforts to improve humanitarian access. Last week, Sudan amended the “Directives and Procedures for Humanitarian Action.” These revised directives represent a significant...

Turkey Coup Attempt Trial

Twenty-nine Turkish Police Officers went on trial on charges of being involved in July's failed coup. The first trial against alleged Putschists was held amid tight security at a court house in...

JUI-F Chief Moulana Fazal-Ur-Rehman Meets PM Nawaz

JUI-F Chief Moulana Fazal ur Rehman called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. During the meeting, political situation and matters of National Interest were discussed. Both leaders also deliberated on Federal Government's...

PM Nawaz Sharif Inaugurates Third Unit Of Chashma Nuclear Power Plant

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated Power Production from Chashma Nuclear Project - III Near Mianwali. Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Asif and advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz were...

Australia’s First Innings Batting Is Underway

Australia's first innings batting is underway as Pakistan declare at 443 for nine in their first innings on third day of the Second Test in Melbourne.